Beach Weather in Playa Las Bachas, Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador

BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
26°
Swim
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Tue 20th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 25° 25° 27° 29° 28° 27° 26°
31% 90% 100% 67% 46% 60% 59% 60%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 1.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Wed 21st February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 26° 26° 27° 28° 28° 26° 26°
72% 88% 61% 35% 79% 63% 86% 52%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 1.1mm 0.0mm 1.4mm 0.0mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Thu 22nd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 25° 26° 27° 28° 28° 27° 26°
79% 63% 79% 81% 55% 72% 72% 16%
0.0mm 0.8mm 0.0mm 0.4mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Fri 23rd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 25° 25° 27° 28° 28° 26° 25°
75% 81% 78% 27% 80% 84% 83% 59%
0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.5mm 0.3mm 0.6mm 0.7mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Sat 24th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 26° 26° 27° 27° 28° 27° 26°
68% 51% 56% 74% 88% 76% 85% 88%
0.4mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.5mm 0.4mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.4mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Sun 25th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26° 26° 25° 27° 28° 28° 27° 26°
85% 87% 80% 83% 75% 13% 79% 80%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.3mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Mon 26th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 25° 27° 28° 28° 27° 26°
35% 10% 21% 26% 6% 82% 52% 53%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
Tue 20th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
10
kmh
8
kmh
7
kmh
8
kmh
4
kmh
3
kmh
4
kmh
0.2m
0.2m
0.1m
0.1m
0.2m
0.1m
0.1m
0.1m
7.0s 7.2s 7.2s 7.2s 8.0s 11.9s 11.8s 11.6s
Wed 21st February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
8
kmh
8
kmh
9
kmh
8
kmh
4
kmh
4
kmh
9
kmh
8
kmh
0.1m
0.4m
0.4m
0.5m
0.5m
0.2m
0.1m
0.1m
11.2s 11.1s 11.0s 11.0s 11.0s 11.0s 10.8s 10.7s
Thu 22nd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
8
kmh
10
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
11
kmh
8
kmh
0.5m
0.1m
0.1m
0.6m
0.3m
0.6m
0.5m
0.8m
10.3s 8.9s 8.6s 10.6s 14.4s 14.2s 14.1s 9.6s
Fri 23rd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
5
kmh
6
kmh
8
kmh
9
kmh
13
kmh
18
kmh
15
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.9m
0.8m
0.6m
0.6m
0.8m
9.7s 9.1s 8.9s 8.6s 8.3s 13.1s 13.1s 15.9s
Sat 24th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
10
kmh
13
kmh
16
kmh
14
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
12
kmh
0.7m
0.8m
0.9m
0.9m
0.9m
0.8m
0.7m
0.9m
6.5s 6.9s 8.0s 7.8s 7.9s 7.7s 7.4s 7.3s
Sun 25th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
14
kmh
15
kmh
14
kmh
17
kmh
17
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.5m
0.8m
0.5m
0.6m
0.5m
7.2s 7.0s 7.0s 15.3s 7.1s 15.0s 15.0s 14.7s
Mon 26th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15
kmh
15
kmh
16
kmh
16
kmh
17
kmh
18
kmh
15
kmh
13
kmh
0.5m
0.7m
0.6m
0.4m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
14.6s 6.3s 6.0s 14.4s 5.7s 5.7s 5.6s 5.8s
Tue 20th February
6:01 AM 12:22 PM 6:32 PM
0.50 1.70 0.70
Wed 21st February
12:34 AM 7:00 AM 1:18 PM 7:27 PM
1.70 0.50 1.80 0.60
Thu 22nd February
1:27 AM 7:46 AM 2:02 PM 8:11 PM
1.80 0.40 1.90 0.50
Fri 23rd February
2:10 AM 8:25 AM 2:39 PM 8:47 PM
1.80 0.40 1.90 0.40
Sat 24th February
2:47 AM 8:58 AM 3:12 PM 9:20 PM
1.90 0.30 2.00 0.40
Sun 25th February
3:21 AM 9:30 AM 3:42 PM 9:50 PM
1.90 0.30 2.00 0.40
Mon 26th February
3:53 AM 9:59 AM 4:12 PM 10:20 PM
1.90 0.30 2.00 0.30
Tue 20th February
29°
1.1mm
7kmh WSW
64%
Wed 21st February
28°
2.7mm
3kmh E
67%
Thu 22nd February
28°
1.4mm
14kmh ENE
64%
Fri 23rd February
28°
2.3mm
10kmh E
70%
Sat 24th February
28°
1.9mm
14kmh ENE
73%
Sun 25th February
28°
0.6mm
16kmh ENE
72%
Mon 26th February
28°
0.1mm
17kmh ESE
35%
Tue 27th February
28°
0.0mm
15kmh ENE
49%
Wed 28th February
28°
0.1mm
17kmh ENE
54%
Thu 29th February
28°
0.1mm
21kmh E
58%
Fri 1st March
28°
1.7mm
17kmh ENE
66%
Sat 2nd March
28°
0.5mm
15kmh E
42%
Sun 3rd March
28°
0.0mm
19kmh E
40%
Mon 4th March
28°
0.2mm
20kmh E
48%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 28° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 26° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. There will be 12 days of very light rain with an average of 1.1mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 57%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Playa Las Bachas don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Playa Las Bachas, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Taking a holiday at the beach in Playa Las Bachas, located on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, is a truly unique and unforgettable experience. The beach is situated within a protected national park and offers pristine landscapes, fascinating wildlife, and crystal-clear waters for visitors to enjoy. Whether you're looking to relax on the shore or explore the underwater world, Playa Las Bachas has something for everyone.

Beach Type

Playa Las Bachas is known for its soft, white sand that stretches along the coastline. The beach is surrounded by natural beauty, including lush greenery and volcanic rock formations. While there are some areas with rocks and small reefs just offshore, most of the beach features powdery white sand that's perfect for sunbathing or strolling. Snorkeling and diving are popular activities in the area due to the presence of these rocky outcroppings and reefs that attract various marine species.

Beach Activities

Some of the most popular beach activities at Playa Las Bachas include:

  1. Snorkeling: The clear waters combined with offshore rocks and reefs make this an ideal spot for snorkeling enthusiasts to explore. You can expect to see a variety of marine life such as sea turtles, colorful fish, rays, and even white-tip reef sharks.

  2. Wildlife Watching: The Galapagos Islands are famous for their unique wildlife species, many of which can be seen around Playa Las Bachas. Keep an eye out for marine iguanas basking on the rocks or flamingos feeding in nearby lagoons.

  3. Swimming: With its calm waters protected by natural barriers, Playa Las Bachas is perfect for swimming or simply floating around in the ocean.

  4. Photography: Capture stunning photographs of this picturesque beach with its pristine sand, turquoise waters, and diverse wildlife.

Accommodations

As Playa Las Bachas is located within the Galapagos National Park, there are no beach resorts or hotels directly on the beach. However, you can find a variety of accommodations in nearby towns on Santa Cruz Island like Puerto Ayora, which is approximately an hour's drive away.

Areas to Stay In

Puerto Ayora is the largest town on Santa Cruz Island and offers a range of accommodations to suit various budgets. From luxury hotels to budget hostels, you'll be able to find a suitable place to stay while exploring Playa Las Bachas and other nearby attractions. Staying in Puerto Ayora also provides easy access to restaurants, shops, and tour operators for organizing your Galapagos adventure.

Beach Amenities

Since Playa Las Bachas is part of a protected national park, there are no commercial establishments or facilities like restrooms or food vendors directly on the beach. Visitors should come prepared with their own snacks, drinks, and any necessary supplies for their day at the beach. It's also essential to leave no trace behind and respect the delicate ecosystem that makes this destination so special.

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