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Punta Faro

3.0 of 5 Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
93 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The island is 4 star. The resort is 3 star. The room was 2 star. I would never use the word luxury to describe this place. The staff was super friendly. Huge language barrier. Only 1 staff member spoke Spanglish and gave us misinformation. He was adorable but walked away when he couldn't answer our questions. It was hilarious. Totally... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed only one night due to our trip itinerary. Boy did I make a mistake! We desperately wanted to stay longer! The boat ride is pleasant and really pretty.. Did not seem like 2 hours at all. When you arrive you receive a coconut! Nothing beats fresh coconut water on a tropical island paradise! The food is good, not gourmet... More

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New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Traveled with a group of 6 to this wonderful island retreat. I used Booking.com to book the reservation and had no problem. What a great experience. Getting to the hotel: If you are in Cartagena, take a taxi to the "Hotel Regatta" in Boca Grande and take the stairs to the second floor where Punta Faro has an office. Make... More

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Calgary, AB
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We spent just under one week on this gem of an island just two hours (by boat) off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia. We knew what we were getting ourselves into when we booked this "Eco" resort. Despite some of the modern conveniences we've come to expect in most hotels and resorts around the world that were lacking here, it... More

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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is located on a beautiful island two hours by boat from Cartagena. The whole island is part of the hotel and you have an all included arrangement including with the boat transportation. Food is delicious and very we'll prepared. Everything you find around will make you enjoy your stay. Service is so good! I forgot some clothes at... More

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Katy, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We recently had the pleasure of staying at Punta Faro. We can break it down as follows: Pros: beautiful island, great excursions, hospitality is top-notch, television, beautiful sea-views in some rooms, good food, happy hour, lots of places to just relax! Saw wildlife (iguanas, beautiful birds, fish, etc...) beds were SO comfortable! Cons: a/c in our room was not cool... More

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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a great experience! Actually we wen in January, 2007. We spent 4 nights sunning, scuba, and enjoying our time with great friends. The owner is a friend of one of our companions and we were there during the College Football championship game. He set it up on a projection screen for us to watch! The food was always fresh... More

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
52 hotel reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights in May and it was the highlight of our trip. Cartagena was so hot and humid that it was hard to walk around. Perfect weather for being lazy on the beach and yes, we did that. Getting here: I figured out how to get here by reading the reviews on TA as the info... More

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

at $550 per night for two persons (two nights, incl transport), i thought this was a terribly overpriced summer camp experience on a beautiful island with a very friendly and helpful staff and average food. punta faro is a remote island resort with limited infrastructure, a beautiful beach and setting, and friendly staff. for $550 per night (2 nights, incl... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I recently spent 2 fantastic nights at Punta Faro, and could not have been happier with the hotel, it's location or the service I received. The hotel's boat was prompt in collecting us in Cartagena and the 1 hr 40 min trip to the hotel was calm and relaxed. Upon arrival we were greeted with a coconut to drink from... More

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Address: Colombia
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Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Archipelago of San Bernardo > Isla Mucura
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Punta Faro 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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Punta Faro Cartagena

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