We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Nice to spend the day

If you are travelling on a budget and be there on Sunday, you can take a Municipal Bus from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rafaella P
,
Sao Paulo, SP
Great place for a swim or snorkel in relatively calm water

The water was very cold, so we didn't snorkel, but we had fun watching the sea lions and looking at... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Ingrid C
,
Whately, Massachusetts
Read all 248 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Ecuador

Similar Things to Do in San Cristobal

Write a Review
Reviews (248)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are travelling on a budget and be there on Sunday, you can take a Municipal Bus from the Municipal Market at 8 am and for 2usd it takes you to La Galapaguera. From there, you can walk 20 minutes through the road and...More

Thank Rafaella P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The water was very cold, so we didn't snorkel, but we had fun watching the sea lions and looking at the shells. I found some hermit crabs and amused myself watching them for a while.

Thank Ingrid C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I went here as part of a highland tour organized with a local taxi driver. Unfortunately it was cloudy and a bit windy the day I was there but the beach was clean and there were some nice little waves. A few friendly seal lions...More

Thank juanofthejungle
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Yes, my second time here. Puerto Chino beach is on the other end of the island in San Cristobal opposite the main harbor. It is about 30 kms away. From the parking lot that has a sign, Puerto Chino, veer towards the left and follow...More

1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed seeing the various sights on the San Cristobal Highland Tour. Like all Highland Tours in the Galapagos, this one is basically a cab ride where you are driven to key points around the highlands of the island and given time to explore...More

1  Thank rodvilencia
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

A walk down a boardwalk pathway leads to a lovely beach where we saw blue footed booby, rays, crabs, lizards and so much more!

Thank Marye M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went w our kids. It's a short easy hike to the beach. Apparently there used to be a lot more sand but the rains washed it away. We had to climb rocks and go right to get to the sandy beach part which was...More

3  Thank C M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was nice after long day in the highlands. Amazing crystal clear waters and incredible view. The waves were stronger here than other beaches on the island. Fun for an hour or two. Don't forget the bug spray! There are large horse flies!

Thank FSFam
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I visited this beach as part of a highland "tour" lead by a taxi driver. It was quite a sunny 10 minute walk to the beach, but totally worth it. We layed our towels out on the rocks and got right into the crystal clear...More

1  Thank Travelerchic123
Reviewed 2 March 2017

visited the beach in the end of the lake -turtle breeding center tour. It is a magnificent beach. You will have to walk a while before reaching it from bus/car stop. The beach is reachable only by car or boat, not in a walking distance....More

Thank movingtoEcuador
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
EL DESCANSO MARINERO
235 reviews
20.26 km away
Otoy Restaurant Organic Farms
57 reviews
2.96 km away
Cri's
61 reviews
20.34 km away
Calypso
247 reviews
20.49 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kicker Rock
821 reviews
20.33 km away
Cerro Tijeretas
224 reviews
20.34 km away
La Loberia
387 reviews
20.30 km away
San Cristobal Interpretation Center
232 reviews
20.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Puerto Chino Beach staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit