Puerto Chino Beach, San Cristobal

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Make your way to the southeast of San Cristobal island to reach Puerto Chino Beach, a remote beach with a variety of winged and flippered inhabitants. The fine white sand offers plenty of space to stretch out, while the calm water makes the beach a popular place to go swimming. In the mangroves that lie just behind the sand, you'll see finches, who'll be very keen to share any snacks you might have. The rocky outcrops to the left and right of the sandy beach are home to sea lions, though you should definitely not share any snacks with them, as they become very territorial when approached or spooked. Take a look at our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Puerto Chino Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 10, 2017
    The water was very cold, so we didn't snorkel, but we had fun watching the sea lions and looking at the shells. I found some hermit crabs and amused myself watching them for a while.  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    I went here as part of a highland tour organized with a local taxi driver. Unfortunately it was cloudy and a bit windy the day I was there but the beach was clean and there were some nice little waves...  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    Yes, my second time here. Puerto Chino beach is on the other end of the island in San Cristobal opposite the main harbor. It is about 30 kms away. From the parking lot that has a sign, Puerto Chino, v...  more »

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