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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  • I really enjoyed seeing the various sights on the San Cristobal Highland Tour. Like all Highland Tours in the Galapagos, this one is basically a cab ride where you are driven to key points around the ...  more »
  • A walk down a boardwalk pathway leads to a lovely beach where we saw blue footed booby, rays, crabs, lizards and so much more!  more »
  • We went w our kids. It's a short easy hike to the beach. Apparently there used to be a lot more sand but the rains washed it away. We had to climb rocks and go right to get to the sandy beach part whi...  more »