travel42 Port Guide: Rabida


Rabida travel42 Port of Call Guide


On Rabida, aptly nicknamed the Red Island, oxidized lava has left the craters, clifftops and beach with a distinctly rustic hue. That's because Rabida sits right at the center of the archipelago's volcanic heart, just 2.8 mi/4.5 km south of Santiago. It is one of the most volcanically diverse islands, and its stunning red landscapes hint of its fascinating geologic past.

The island is also popular with sea lions, who sunbathe along the sandy red shore alongside pelicans and marine iguanas. Na...

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