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Playa Blanca

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Isla Baru, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, My friend and i took a day tour here and from the moment we got off our bus, a group of young kids were offering every sort of thing until we gave up and rented a umbrella and 2 sunbeds. Man what a nightmare!!...More

1  Thank Harun K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was beautiful the weather is amazing the water was warm but there are way too many vendors harassing you to buy and won't leave you alone and get upset if you don't buy.

Thank Marina R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach itself was nice (nice sand, nice sea) but it was full of ramshackle buildings (hostels and bars). The buildings looked ugly and dirty and the made the beach feel cramped as there was not much space left on the sand. Also, the area...More

Thank de_cachondeo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This beach is truly beautiful. The water is a perfect temperature and you will feel really good going into it. If you have time in your schedule, make sure to visit here. However, the reviews on here are completely true. We were in a quieter...More

Thank Bosnian_Bombshell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a public beach, at the very moment you set a foot, you will be surrounded by a lot of people offering all types of services By the way over charging for everything 50 thousand pesos (18 US$) for a couple of plastic chairs and...More

1  Thank Jose O
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

In booking my trip to Colombia I was excited to visit the Playa Blanca. Once I got there I was so disappointed. Playa Blanca is overrun with vendors who do not stop pestering you to buy or women coming up to you offering massages and...More

Thank MrsDovale
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The beach should have been a beautiful place to visit but today it is a filthy place full of trash. The beach umbrellas an seats cover enterely the space allowing a narrow streech for a hive of walking vendors to pass along and offer the...More

1  Thank Javier C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I honestly don't know who writes reviews for Trip without a mention to how dangerous it could. Having travelled for 35 years this was my most scary experience. I was lazy to wake up early and instead of taking a boat took Uber. It said...More

3  Thank ggbazza
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the trip here about 50 minutes outside of Cartagena There is a very secure area where Your posessions are safe and you can almost relax. I say almost because you will be aggressively pursed by vendors, masseurs etc. The Restaurante price in this...More

1  Thank mark s
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took the day tour to Playa Blanca on isla Baru. First, jose and Ana greeted us at our hotel at 830am and we met the bus together. Jose, who speaks limited English, but enough to communicate comfortably, left the bus and...More

Thank Michelle M
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May 19, 2018|
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Response from Felix B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, better by Taxi, if you could leave your luggage some where I’m Cartagena better . Hotels over there at plata blanc aren’t that great, so I don’t believe you will spent long days there ! 3 days was enough for us . But I... More
Daniel R
January 25, 2018|
Response from Barbara S | Reviewed this property |
If you arrive by bus... go to the right side of the beach. (Or to the left if you arrive by boat). From the parking lot it’s about 35 min walk to find a nice spot on the sand.
January 25, 2018|
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Response from intergalactico0 | Reviewed this property |
Book in advance !!!!