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Address: South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora | On the Galapagos Island of Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Tortuga Bay Tour and Yacht Cruise to La Loberia Island
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My favourite beach in the world!

Love this spot. So untouched, so natural, no much wildlife. Great snorkelling and & kayaking spot. Have been twice and will go again!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this spot. So untouched, so natural, no much wildlife. Great snorkelling and & kayaking spot. Have been twice and will go again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Almost a mile long stretch of pure white sand, with turquoise water. I have been to MANY beaches all over the USA, Europe, South America & Asia, and I can without question say that this is the most breathtaking beach I have ever seen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had taken a boat to Tortuga bays and spent time there then discovered this on our way walking back, The beach is amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a long but easy walk to this huge white beach so make sure you are prepared with good shoes, a cover up and loads of water. Water taxis are a good way to get back to the main port if you are getting fried and sticky. Don't swim on the main beach it's dangerous but rather enjoy the surreal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It takes about 45 to walk there from town, and you will get a large stretch of fine sand beach with many iguanas. If you plan to stay for about four hours, Come early in the morning, or around noon time. Waves are high on the main beach and there are many surfers but the beach is extremely gradual. At... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach with lots of iguanas! A bit of a walk but a good exercise well worth doing. You can even swim with the iguanas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very remote, but very cool. You can see marine iguanas in their natural habitats and enjoy a calm day at the beach in the bay. Truly beautiful and clean, but take your hiking shoes because it is about a 30 min walk from the entrance to the beach

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful beaches I've been to. The sand is so white and fine, like flour. Marine Iguanas are everywhere. Small sharks in the tidal pool. But I did not see any turtles anywhere.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tortuga Bay has 2 beaches. The first has intense winds and currents, great for surfers. The chilly waters are a great way to cool off after a several mile walk (it's easy) in the sun. The 2nd beach is a completely calm, safe place to swim in warm bath-like waters. Great for all ages, snorkling, and soaking up the sun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once your taxi drops you at the entrance to the walkway that leads to the beach, you have a minimum 35-45 minute walk ahead of you. Initially, this is steep, but once you have negotiated the steps at the start it's pretty level the rest of the way. Take lots of water, a hat and appropriate clothing, plus lots of... More 

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