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Santa Cruz island

Ultimate guide (June 2018)
Santa Cruz - the most inhabited island in Galapagos islands. There is Galapagos National Park (near the main settlement), where you can see the giant tortoises. Also nearby there is a great beach in the Tortuga Bay. Shore and seabed: sand. [edit]

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This beach ranks #4 of the "Best beaches in Galapagos islands"
Rating: 7.4 - 208 votes [vote]
Coordinates: -0.761170, -90.335354

Hotels [edit]

Puerto Ayora town hosts most of the hotels in the Galapagos Islands. However, average prices are quite high.

When looking for accommodation in the Galapagos we also recommend to pay attention to hotels in Puerto Villamil village of Isabela island.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Baltra island airport (GPS). Next hire a boat.

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When to go [edit]

Time to visit the Galapagos Islands depends on your preferences. From May to September there is a dry season. But from December to May sea water warms up to relatively comfortable temperature.

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