Playa Grande Galapagos

Playa Grande is a small beach of fine white sand, the perfect place to enjoy the sun and nature surrounded by mangroves and a panoramic view of Puerto Villamil and its nearby islets. Located on Isabela Island, has a length of 3 km and is in an area not inhabited that gives a completely natural. It is common to find many ghost crabs and sea birds both migratory and resident.

Data of interest

  • Region: Coast
  • Province:Galapagos
  • Latitud:0° 51' 48.01" S
  • Length:89° 34' 14.79 " 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 Playa Grande

Playa Grande beach is one of the most spectacular white sand of the Galapagos Islands. It is ideal for walking, swimming or surfing.

In this beautiful beach you can practice the south from a beginner and more experienced in this sport. Off the beaches of Puerto Villamil beginners can enjoy big waves and the more experienced have the opportunity to enjoy different amplitude waves out where you can easily reach with small motor boats can be rented in town.

On the outskirts of Playa Grande you can see countless species of seabirds such as boobies, frigates, pelicans, gulls, among others, besides posing on the lava rocks are different sizes marine iguanas and sea lions frolicking in the waves.

You can also enjoy the most incredible changes in vegetation, climate and landscapes. The flora is represented by: coconut palms, cactus, palo santo, carob and Manzanillo.

At Playa Grande dominates the floor dry subtropical climates, with an average temperature of 18 and 22 degrees Celsius.

Playa Grande is a beautiful beach by the calm waters dotted with palm trees and cooled by a gentle breeze, the ideal is that every weekend dozens of families make an appointment between local and foreign swimmers eager to enjoy the sun and the nature that surrounds it.

Galapagos Islands, Playa Grande


Map Playa Grande, Isabela Island, Galapagos

Galapagos, Isabela Island, Playa Grande
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