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Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca | agencia, Isla Baru, Colombia
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Playa Blanca | agencia, Isla Baru, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday

We did a day trip to Playa Blanca with Ocean & Land Tours $50000cop per person. Worst day at the beach ever. The tour agent came to pick us up at the hotel and on!y at that point were we informed there was an additional...More

Thank ozseeker
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beach itself is beautiful with turquoise water and white sand, but there is tons of people going there. Expect to have a lot of people swimming with you and be surrounded by jetskis and motor boats. There is a lot of street vendors and...More

Thank Shoeaddict2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach about an hour from Cartagena. White sand and crystal blue water. You can jet ski, snorkel or just lay out.

Thank Margie C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved playa Blanca, the beach is lovely and the bars are good. Lots of shops and restaurants open and good night life there!

Thank Kayleigh M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been hear before when it was a natural reserve, (10 years ago). But know very disappointed at the lack of caring for this beautiful place and the people that come so far to visit. Sadly to say , do not recommend any body...More

Thank Colombiannative
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach at Playa Blanca was quaint and very beautiful. No crowded and very well kept. There a cool breeze and many ways to enjoy the water. Rental of kayaks, floats and paddle boards. The waves were gentle flowing into the cove. Lots of fun...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the positive side the beach offers white sand and crystal clear water. There are some corrals where you can do snorkeling. Very recommended. On weekends and national holidays it can become quite crowded. On the negative side, food and drinks are heavily overpriced and...More

Thank Stefan V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't bother to go if you want a quiet beach experience... you will be crammed in to wall to wall beach huts that will overchatge you for renting shade and feeding you. Worse is the non stop barage of beach vendors that resemble sand fleas...More

2  Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting beaches in over 20 countries in Asia, Europe and Latin America, I have never felt so harassed, unwecolmed and conned as in Playa Blanca, Barú, Cartagena. Even before arriving there were groups of men literally throwing themselves onto our car, banging on the...More

Thank nuwandabob
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is not too difficult to reach by chartered boat or car service. There is only one main road accessible to the parking areas, and it is not paved (be prepared for a short climb down to the beach area). The beach itself reminds...More

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Megan I
hey how did you find out about the snorkeling tours and how much were they?
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Guilherme S | Reviewed this property |
The staff from the boat offered to us! Were around 25000 pesos.
Hi, Do you know which company you used to book the tour? Thank you!
September 20, 2016|
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Response from Jeffe O | Reviewed this property |
Viator. A Tripadvisor company.
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Hi! I'm visiting Colombia in two weeks and was wondering how you got to the playa blanca beach? Did you take a ferry or a car? Any recommendations for Cheap Ferries or transportation? Thank you!!!
March 23, 2016|
Response from obert1979 | Reviewed this property |
Travelling from the main harbour in Cartagena is the fastest way to get to the island, and only slightly more expensive than the road option (if I remember correctly). The boats seem to go every half our, so just pitch up... More