Alemanes beach is located 15 minutes from Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island. Named in honor of the Cross of Christ, has an area of 986 km² and a maximum altitude of 864 meters. It is the second largest island in the Galapagos Archipelago, and one of the most recommended for your vacation in Ecuador. From the coast to enjoy its beautiful beaches and bays with turtles and seabirds.
Beach of the Alemanes is one of the most famous beaches of Santa Cruz Island for its crystalline waters. It is a small, quiet place to enjoy swimming and diving oxygen, especially at high tide.
This beautiful tropical paradise has two distinct climates marked seasons. The dry season and drizzle from June to December. Temperatures vary between 18 and 20 º C. The hot and rainy season is from January to May. Temperatures vary between 24 and 29 º C.
Alemanes beach is very close to Puerto Ayora. It is the largest and most populated city in the province, with approximately 10,000 inhabitants, has the most advanced tourism infrastructure in the archipelago, here you can find hotels, restaurants, shops, banks and Internet cafes.
Puerto Ayora has a privileged location by the shores of the Bay. For most of the year, get a fresh breeze that gives the city a pleasant climate.
Beach of the Alemanes have a very different landscape, vegetation and animal life. Find on its shores and green mangroves, salt-tolerant plants. The arid zone just inside the forest, dominated by palo santo trees and cactus.
In the vicinity of the beach you can enjoy the spectacle of marine iguanas, Darwin spend walking from downtown toward the house of Thomas Fischer on a path that takes you to a very rocky beach.
Map Alemanes beach, Galapagos Islands