Situated on the northern side of Santa Cruz, El Garrapatero is a gorgeous sandy beach surrounded by mangroves. A fresh water lake behind the beach is home to flamingos, herons, stilts and other shore birds. The beautiful turquoise waters provide a good opportunity for swimming and snorkeling.
Highlights: Gorgeous white sand beach, flamingos, herons, grebes, stilts
Activities: Swimming, snorkeling, kayaking
Type of Landing: Dry landing
Difficulty: Easy

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