San Cristóbal is the easternmost island in the Galapagos archipelago. The island offers unlimited opportunities for nature enthusiasts to witness some unique spectacular natural wonders. As the administrative center of the Galapagos, the island boasts some wonderful shopping and dining opportunities as well as one of the local airports. Take a break from snorkeling and hiking to enjoy the best of Ecuadorian cuisine and to admire some of the exquisite artwork and designs of local artisans. Must see attraction include: the Galapaguera Tortoise Reserve; the Interpretation Center which provides important background information on the Galapagos; and Puerto Grande, a protected cove on the north-western side of the island which boasts a magnificent white sandy beach - ideal for a peaceful walk, swimming and photographic opportunities.