Tortuga Bay beach, Galapagos

Located on Santa Cruz Island, Tortuga Bay is the largest and most famous beach of white coral sand in the Galapagos Islands. Located 2.5 kilometers from the city of Puerto Ayora. Here you can find a beautiful protected natural pool, where you can swim safely with trees that provide shade.

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:EC092150
  • 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 Tourtuga Bay beach

Tortuga Bay is one of the most spectacular places in the archipelago, a pristine area for nature lovers. The currents at this beach to the south side are very strong, so swimming is not recommended.

This white sandy beach, bathed in beautiful natural ponds of emerald green with thousands of colorful fish currency.

The pleasant temperature of sea water and warm sand beaches invite families to spend leisure moments of comfort and long walks.

This beautiful beach has unique species of flora and fauna go hand in hand with many different facilities for relaxation.

It is the ideal place for ecological tourism, because here you can admire colonies of pelicans, blue footed boobies, gulls and frigates.

The sea means more wealth for the region, as can be found in all types of fish and seafood such as sea bass, tuna, sardines, sole, sea bass, arena, Clapper, shrimp, lobster, octopus, scallops, crabs, oysters, etc.

Tortuga Bay beach is a small fishing village that has always been viewed by the beauty of its beach and landscapes.

The people of Tourtuga Bay still retains a bohemian air and rustic, to be excellent for the traveler looking for contact with nature and meet people from around the world.

Tortuga Bay beach provides domestic and foreign tourists peace and tranquility, with its wonderful landscapes and warm breezes.

Some of the activities, or employment that are able to enjoy water sports like kayaking, horseback enlancha, surfing, bird watching and animals in their natural habitat.

Galapagos Islands, Tortuga Bay


Map Tortuga Bay beach, Galapagos Islands

Map of Tortuga Bay beach, Galapagos Islands

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