El Garrapatero, Puerto Ayora

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Journey through a protected environment and observe the animals in their natural habitat at El Garrapatero. As you walk through the trail to the beaches, keep an eye out, as you can often spot finches and lava lizards along the way. Once on the beach, walk along the shore until you reach the lagoon, where pink flamingoes often nest and eat. Since the area is protected, do not expect restaurants nearby; be sure to bring your own water and food. A visit to El Garrapatero represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Puerto Ayora trip maker website to plot your vacation.
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  • This has to be the most beautiful beach I have ever seen and I have seen a lot. The sand is so white and soft and against the crystal clear blue water just absolutely breathtaking. While there we... 
    This has to be the most beautiful beach I have ever seen and I have seen a lot. The sand is so white and soft and against the crystal clear blue water just absolutely breathtaking. While there we...  more »
  • You can walk (it's a very long way), bus, or take a taxi from Puerto Ayora to El Garrapatero beach, which is set off to the N and E of the town. Whichever you choose, we are sure you will have a lot....  more
    You can walk (it's a very long way), bus, or take a taxi from Puerto Ayora to El Garrapatero beach, which is set off to the N and E of the town. Whichever you choose, we are sure you will have a lot....  more »
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  • Beautiful beach away from hustle of town with strong sun, short walk from parking

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