Punta Carola, San Cristobal

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#10 of 27 in Outdoors in San Cristobal
Visit Punta Carola to meet the sea lions that call this beach home. Other residents you can see up close include pelicans, seagulls, lizards, and turtles. Get in the water for some excellent snorkeling or swimming. There isn't much shade so make sure you bring a hat and sunscreen. Due to the lack of amenities in this secluded area, packing your own food and water is recommended. To visit Punta Carola on your trip to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, use our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip builder website .
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  • This is the first beach we snorkeled in during our trip to the Galapagos. We didn't see a whole lot here as most of the sea lions were on the beach or rocks as opposed to the water. There were other b...  more »
  • This is one of the beaches they don't recommend you swim in because of the tides, so I'm a bit confused by some of the other reviews... You can definitely surf here and it's a great place to see the s...  more »
  • Carola is a very nice beach, a sandy Cove surrounded by stones that can be accessed twenty minute walk through the natural park of the island fine. Both l, is a beach frequented by adults and should be therefore NATURIST (there is no such Galapagos and is a shame).
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  • Beautiful beach on San Cristobal, near the port. It can go walking, without the need to rent bikes. It is ideal for relaxation, sunbathing and follow road to the Cerro Tijeretas to snorkel.
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  • A dream location... practically of relaxation...
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  • Beautiful beach.
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  • I love her
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