Puerto Villamil, ISABELA ISLAND

Puerto Villamil, ISABELA ISLAND - The Galapagos Islands

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.

The Galapagos Islands


About Puerto Villamil


  • 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