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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we visited the beach was crowded with people and dogs running around. There was nothing very special. Other beaches in the area are much better.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cymopterus
Reviewed 7 January 2019

A nice sand beach with a lifeguard and a useful row of small cabins serving food and drinks (patio de comidas) public toilets, changing rooms and showers nearby. The view of the sunset was spoilt by the miriad boats in the bay, but the baby...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Peteybubs
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Walked from the town to the interpretation centre and then on the way back stopped at the beach for a drink in a little cafe and to use the facilities! Nice beach with lots of sea lions.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank NaturesMoments
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Great place to watch sunset, calm and shalow waters to swim, many sea lions. I came to this beach at the end afternoon and had a chance to watch a sea lion giving birth to its puppy. We can see people sunbathing sude by side...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

As on almost all beaches on San Cristobal there were lots of seals here lying around. There were a bit more waves here but ok to swim and snorkel. As it’s close to the city you can easily walk to here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Take care of the Rio tide but beautiful clear waters and great view from short climb above. Lots of sea lions

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 983lh
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go if you want to have some drinks on the beach and be surrounded by sea lions. They get quite antsy in the afternoon and it’s very entertaining. It can be quite smelly though.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shannii
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Beautiful little beach, not far from the city center, where you can hang out/lounge/swim with seals and sea lions. Gets very crowded in the afternoon, and especially during sunset, because this is a great spot for viewing sunsets. There's a little restaurant right next to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank stephjac711
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Must visit!!! Absolutely loved visiting this beach. I would highly recommend catching a sunset here. It’s absolutely beautiful!! The seals are SUPER friendly! A baby seal actually kissed me! Definitely one of my favorite spots in San Cristóbal!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jemz98
Reviewed 30 April 2018

One of the most popular spots in San Cristobal. Well earned reputations for its location and views. You can walk there and enjoy it without thinking too much.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank leo4gzs
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