Las Bachas beach, Galapagos

Las Bachas Beach is located at the northeastern coast of Santa Cruz. Its name comes from that in English means barge barge. It is the most important beach for the animation of sea turtles, flamingos and migratory birds and lapwings patillos real. Its crystal waters invite you to relax and swim or sunbathe.

Data of interest

  • Region: Coast
  • Province:Galapagos
  • Latitud:0° 45' 43.96" S
  • Length:90° 20' 16.61 " O
  • Climate:18º C a 29º C C
  • Population:-
  • Foundation:-
  • Mayor:Leopoldo Bucheli
  • Postcode:EC200350
  • Phone code:593 5
  • Currency:American dollar
  • Predominant language:Spanish
  • Airport:-
  • Distance from Guayaquil:- km. approx.
  • Distance from Quito:- km. approx.



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Information of Las Bachas beach

Las Bachas beach is composed of two that have a total of about 1 km in length. It is a white sand beach, deserted and picturesque, where you can see flamingos, lapwings real patillos and migratory birds.

The name Las Bachas originates from the World War II, during which time the American army left two barges thrown away on this beach, the first settlers could not pronounce the name correctly in English which resulted in the beach of Las Bachas.

On the beach adjacent to Bachas can find the remains of a floating dock abandoned by American soldiers in World War II.

In the vicinity of the Las Bachas beache can obeserva predominant vegetation of the coastal zone.

Las Bachas beach represents one of the main nesting sites of sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) on Isla Santa Cruz.

Watching sea turtles in their natural habitat is actually one of the most outstanding experiences you can have during your visit to the Galapagos Islands.

Las Bachas is a very popular practice of snorkelling, swimming, walking in the panga, and beachcombing. This is a beautiful beach where we can relax and share with the family, is worth visiting for its tranquility and variety of natural sites that are part of the best photo collections.

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