Puerto Villamil, ISABELA ISLAND
Puerto Villamil is a small peaceful town with a laid back atmosphere and long white-sand, palm-lined beaches. Behind Villamil are several brackish water lagoons where pink flamingos, common stilts, whimbrels, white-cheeked pintails, gallinules are usually seen. Villamil is also home to a tortoise breeding centre. Here you can see several species of Isabela tortoises next to each other and observe the way each evolved differently depending on their environment.
- Activities: Snorkeling, Hike (0,6 mi / 1km)
- Difficulty: Easy
- Type of Landing: Dry Landing
- Highlights & Animals: Beautiful white sandy beach, Flamingos in the lagoon, common stilts, whimbrels, white-cheeked pintails, gallinules, tortoises, Marine iguanas, Giant mangroves, Small Land Tortoises, Shore Birds, Blue-footed Boobies, Tintoreras, giant tortoises