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Playa Blanca

Santa Marta, Colombia
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Santa Marta
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Type: Beaches
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

chilled vibe, street vendors that arent pushy. Clear water and cheap cheap seafood! what ever they say the price is half it, if they dont take it say no thanks. 10 min later they will be back and sometimes even cheper then you said

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Brasilia, DF
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Too many people. The food offered is not really good. The beach is really beautiful, but if I had know that there would be so many people, I wouldn't had gone.

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Cartagena District, Colombia
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If can't you be bothered to read all this please please please look at name and description of hostel to avoid at all costs really really bad , beware the one legged man. Got the bus to Pasacaballos from Cartagena for 1.9mil and then a taxi from there for 10 mil per person. Very easy and cheap. On arrival beach... More

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Jaguariuna, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Relax relax relax!!! after hikking up and down tayorona, swmming, eatng...playa blanca was great to relax and chill a little bit!

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Arkansas City, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We Spent A Whole Day There. Renting Jet Ski's GREAT Food . Just Up The Hill. A sort walk. Rent Your Owen Sun Tent..Great Family Fun.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

very nice beach, hard to get to and very secluded as there is nothing there not even a toilet, however, the beach make sup for it its amazing. luckily it wasn't crowded when we went

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New York City, New York
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is the best beach in the Santa Marta area. Here are some tips on getting the most out of it. 1. Don't go there with a tour. Not necessary and over-priced. 2. Get a taxi to Rodadero Beach. From there, walk to the far right where the boats are and get a round-trip boat ride to Playa Blanca. It's... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We got a slow ferry from Cartagena, which took a while, but the ride was enjoyable and went via the nearby aquarium. We were offered and paid for snorkelling in advance of getting to the beach for 10,000COP. When we arrived, there was some dubious equipment which leaked and was bodged together. No fins in sight. Key thing is that... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

nice beach, a bit crowded, not easy finding a restroom, or facility. A little development of this beach could make it a gem.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The beach itself is amazing- clear blue waters, very clean, fine white sand. I'd love to revisit with my own snorkelling gear and find somewhere a bit secluded to chill out. The only problem is the amount of times people are trying to sell stuff. It's not as bad as some people were saying but it's difficult to relax fully.... More

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