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Las Grietas

Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After doing a ton of research on Trip Advisor on this place I decided to take a few hours out of my trip and snorkel there. The water is amazing beautiful and clear and the location is very close to town. Locals and some traveling...More

1  Thank rodvilencia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this by accident while looking for the beach. Take a water taxi (cost about $0.55) from the main docks and walk past German Beach (a cute little beach itself). Walk down the trails and you come to a hidden cannon with a...More

1  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend to visit it it is the only place, you feel that your body fills with energy on having gone out of the water.

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a water taxi over to Las Grietas, is very easy & you have a nice walk through various scenery before jumping in & cooling off. Would highly recommend.

2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very pleasantly surprised to find that the walk to Las Grietas from the water taxi is a birding treasure. The tidal pool you pass in front of The Blue Heron Galapagos Villa was chock ful'o shore birds (where we saw our very first...More

Thank TheGrinchesDogMaxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

an amazing experience to be alone or with just a few friends (like me) and enjoy the peaceful silence of the view and the crystal clear water

Thank Mariana_Sing
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Worth a visit, preferably early in the morning, when there's no one there, or maybe a kid or two, climbing the rocks like monkeys and jumping from there. Good for snorkelling and bird watching. You need to pass by Finch Bay hotel to get there....More

Thank Dana U
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Awesome place for pictures, the water was cool but so refreshing. I would recommend you bring a snorkel vest if you aren't a good swimmer just so that you can enjoy the water, it's pretty deep. We snorkelled, saw a few fishes. It was so...More

Thank Jissell C
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

From the dock in Puerto Ayora you take a water taxi across the bay to the Angermeyer Hotel then walk for about 15-20 minutes to this swimming place. It's best to wear decent shoes for the walk as the volcanic rocks under foot are very...More

Thank Gerry-Kerkhof
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Be early as could be very busy.....the water could be murkier than expected. The arrival though a hot and desolated path is a great opportunity to enjoy a different type of nature than expected...a salar and an excellent swamp area with plenty of nature

1  Thank Mario D
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