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Playa Mann, San Cristobal

(4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
One of the few coastal spots on Galapagos not devoted to conserving wildlife, Playa Mann is lapped by crystalline waters, ideal for observing marine life. If you like a bit of adventure, rent surfing gear from one of the kiosk on the sand and try tackling the waves. The beach is slightly rocky, so be sure to take appropriate footwear and approach the sea with caution. If you choose to snorkel, try to stay near the shore, where legions of colorful tropical fish can be observed easily. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Playa Mann and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • It is a nice place, however I visited during Carnival holidays. It was a full of people, they were using carnival spray next to sea lions, eating and drinking. Now is public beach (out of the National...  more »
  • Small beach in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Very crowded at times. Excellent for a first contact with the wolves and the beach. Then, most shocking places are known, but that first encounter with the island, especially in the evening hours, you can enjoy much.
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  • Only must walk some minutes to get to she, is small, cute and have contact with Lions marine. Even so, I think a lot better walking a little more until you reach the beach of Punta Carola. Worth, be awhile in each.
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