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Playa Mann, San Cristobal
(4.1/5 based on 120+ 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 one of the beaches closest to the center of the island but it is quite small, you can find sea lions very near you
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  • Many seals and a terrible smell. I didn't like. I didn't have the heart to go into the water because there were many wolves with their young and they are very protective.
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  • You can easily reach the Playa man walking at the end of the village. Small, fine Beach, mostly without sea lion/seals. However, it has more flies than at the other beaches. But all well and stays in the frame.
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