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Punta Carola, San Cristobal

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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. Add Punta Carola and other attractions to your Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary using our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno vacation generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • There isn't much shade available here, but you may not need it as you will be in the water so much. Because of the abundance of moss on the rocks under the water here, it is a great place to see turtl...  more »
  • Do you want to see turtles, sea lions, rays and schools of fish without having to dive? Punta Carola is the place to go. At only a 15-minute walk from Playa Man, and about 30 minutes from the passenge...  more »
  • This beach is a short walk from town, you can take the path through the Interpretation centre or walk to the end of the dirt road and there is a rocky path leading to the beach. The path through the I...  more »
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  • Nice beach, lots of sea turtles swimming about. Beware of the strong currents.
  • Nice view of the harbour and lots of seals. Very tasty grilled bananas!
  • The path has good views of the island, and Punta Carola itself is worth seeing. Not sure that the snorkeling here is any better than Playa Mann.
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  • To get you must go down a path of rocks. It is a pleasant walk. Trees are where you can have shadow. The water is crystal clear. The perfect atmosphere for snorkel and see animals
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