Bachas Beach, SANTA CRUZ ISLAND
Located on the north shore of Santa Cruz, Las Bachas is a swimming beach. One of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos, a floating pier, can be seen here. You may see flamingos, Sally Lightfoot crabs, hermit crabs, black necked stilts, and whimbrels. Sea turtles also nest off the beach..
- Activities: Swimming, snorkeling
- Difficulty: Easy
- Type of Landing: Wet landing
- Highlights & Animals: World War II remnants, Sally Lightfoot crabs, hermit crabs, black necked stilts, whimbrels, sea turtles