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Playa Blanca

Santa Marta, Colombia
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Ranked #8 of 20 Attractions in Santa Marta
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Type: Beaches
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Vienna, Austria
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

when you arrive by boat or car or mototaxi you get to the beach on its southern end, where everyone is dropped off, hence that is where the most people are. but if you walk a few hundred meters up the beach, you will find quite empty spots, better stretches of sand, cheaper campings and you will have no distraction... More

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Curitiba, PR
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great food, great sea, great time. Totally recommended. Just be carefull with the massage ladies. They'll try to make you pay more and more for a simple massage.

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nj
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

THis is a beautiful beach to spend the entire day.... Good food too many vendors selling stuff. Beautiful clear water and white sand.

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
6 helpful votes 6 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 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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91 reviews 91 reviews
12 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
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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