Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz

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Highly esteemed as one of the islands' most pristine sandy stretches, Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay features blue waters, rich wildlife, and plenty of opportunities for relaxation. Hike your way to the beach and then relax on the soft white sands, surrounded by marine vegetation and the famed local marine iguanas. Throw on your swimsuit, don your snorkeling gear, and explore the colorful underwater world of the bay's ecosystem, alive with fish and other aquatic species. You can even try your hand at surfing on the rougher waves, though keep in mind that currents and tides can be strong and potentially dangerous here. Plan your Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay visit and explore what else you can see and do in Santa Cruz using our Santa Cruz vacation route planner.
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  • Turtle bay beach is one of the most symbolic and beautiful of the whole archipelago, climbing a route of about 10m access trail (after registration of your income) by which futuristic a road about 2.5 km to reach the Brava first beach you will see of turtle bay, it waves break with force and the bath is not recommended , but can take their fine white sand while at the end of this you arrive to the Mansa beach where you can kayak, put or grab your snorkel and go to water. A place of peace and tranquillity by excellence.
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  • Breathtaking views of a vast and pristine beach! Words don't give this beach justice to describe its beauty! Only caveat, you need to walk about 30 minutes to get there on a paved and hilly road. But ...  more »
  • Tortuga Bay is worth visiting! You can walk there (long walk) from downtown Puerto Ayora, and it's definitely worth it. Beautiful white sand beach, great to spot marine iguanas. Make sure you walk to ...  more »