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Tortugas en el Muelle de El Nuro, Piura

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Go for an unforgettable swim at Tortugas en el Muelle de El Nuro when you dive with sea turtles. Sea turtles gather at the shore at this location, providing a great opportunity for travelers to see and interact with the animals. If you jump off the pier, you'll find yourself immediately surrounded--but do not touch the creatures. Just leisurely hang out in the water, and they may choose to brush up against you. If you're looking for even more adventure, you can rent a boat to go a bit further out to sea before jumping in. Learn more by asking locals, since the village cares for and protects the animals. Arrange your visit to Tortugas en el Muelle de El Nuro and discover more family-friendly attractions in Piura using our Piura itinerary planner.
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Where to stay in Piura

Areas close to the river contain some of the most established options in the city, with refined hotels occupying colonial-era buildings and offering cozy rooms and various facilities, including swimming pools, spas, and onsite fine-dining restaurants. Basic and budget-friendly, the city's hostels and guesthouses cluster in areas a few streets back from the river.
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  • Going to see and swim with the turtles in El Nuro from Mancora is definitely worth it. We didn't want to pay the 70 soles each for a tour, so my partner and I took the 2 sole Eppo bus to Los Organos (...  more »
  • I recommend traveling with someone else, while one is swimming with the turtles,the other takes pictures,and then change turns.. Do not buy the "waterproof bag" to protect cell phone. Underwater pictu...  more »
  • Although it is amazing to swim with turtles, it is yet something small on the community. It can be much more for tourism and therefor bring more benefits to the small town.  more »