It is the capital of the province of Galapagos, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, located in the southwest of the island.
San Cristóbal is an island in the Galapagos archipelago. It is the capital of the province of Galapagos, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, located in the southwest of the island. Here are the administration offices and the best shipping port; as well as one of the two airports of the Galapagos Islands.
San Cristóbal has a suitable hotel infrastructure, restaurants and bars to enjoy a relaxing trip, in the middle of a natural paradise, where inhospitable landscapes of rugged volcanic rocks coexist with seabeds of extraordinary beauty.
It is recommended to enjoy the delicious seafood ceviche, macho fish or shrimp in seafood sauce, fried food, broth and dry chicken, among others, food from all regions of Ecuador.
Its main festivities are the San Cristóbal Cantonization and Galapagos Provincialization Festivities, which are celebrated from February 12 to 18.
San Cristóbal is known for its tourist places such as Playa Ochoa, Puerto Grande, León Dormido, Isla Lobos, Puerto Chino, Cerro Colorado Semi-Natural Galapaguera, El Progreso, La Soledad, the Interpretation Center, Cerro Tijeretas, Playa Mann, Punta Carola, Loberia Beach.
You can practice hiking, ecotourism, flora and fauna observation, surfing, snorkelling, diving, kayaking, mountain biking, agrotourism, photography, etc.