Punta Cormorant: At Punta Cormorant
the black sandy beach twinkles with green olivine crystals
(also called peridot). These crystals are evidence of a
violent volcanic eruption. Access to the beach is a wet
Here you can see
sea lions and one of the
probably best flamingo lagoons before you finally come onto a
white beach, whose sand is as fine as talcum powder.
Formed by the
erosion of coral skeletons, it is a nesting site for green sea
turtles. A good chance to see
sea turtles and crabs.
Around the lagoon it is also possible to see a variety of
shore birds, pintails, stilts, and other wading
birds, as well
as numerous and unique species of
A short walk inland and the trail comes to a brackish lagoon.
This is home to one of the biggest populations of
archipelago. Also present are pintail ducks and stilts.
The trail crosses a narrow neck of land and comes to a white
beach on the eastern side of the island. Ghost
the beach, and rays and
turtles can be seen in the sea.
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