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Fabulous time - but we had a tour guide

Yes, I would not go here on my own without experts who know the area. My partner, another friend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dperez123
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Brooklyn, New York
Fishing village in greater Cartagena .

I would not visit this neighborhood alone, only with trusted guide or organized group. The area is... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2017
podrozniczka60
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New Jersey
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“Fabulous time - but we had a tour guide”
Dec 1, 2018
“STAY AWAY”
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Cielo Mar Carrera 9 No. 20-14 | Playa la Boquilla, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, I would not go here on my own without experts who know the area. My partner, another friend and I had a tour guide and driver with us. We selected a weekday (Wednesday) at 10am. The beach was not crowded and felt peaceful and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

I don't like to say STAY AWAY from any place, but sadly don't take this risk. If I could give a place a minus rating, this would be it. We went there as two families. Our friends have 3 kids - 5 to 8 years...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

The beach is full of thieves.. :) the beach is almost empty and not so pretty, a little dirty. my boyfriend has already put a detailed information here but I would like to warn again because it is not worth for your time, money.. guys...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lima P
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

At the begging everything was good. A tent and chairs for 20000 pesos. Then we ordered water, the price 2 thousand was suprisingly cheap. The problems started when the guy brought two bottles of water. We did not care much with the price and drank....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vít V
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I went to La Boquilla and overall would not come back, even though it was not a completely negative experience. First the pros: 1) Almost no tourists 2) Very quiet 3) Great food That said, I gave it 1 star for a few reasons. First,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank AnthonyAshbyG
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Don't go here! The mangrove tour itself was okay. However, don't fall for the trap that is a seafood lunch. I should have known better than to agree to lunch without asking for the price first, but you just don't expect to get hit with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank idigck
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We were cheated in a very bad way: We arrived in Playa de la Boquilla by bus. Directly after the arrival a nice young guy named Elias offered a tour to the mangroves by boat. We asked about the price for the tour and we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
9  Thank Martin K
Reviewed September 21, 2017

We took a bus from Cartagena to La Boquilla. We had read that it was a quaint beach and fishing village. The village itself is generally very poor with a lot of abandoned and rundown buildings. The beaches in this area are very dirty. There...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank MIHorseman
Reviewed June 24, 2017

I would not visit this neighborhood alone, only with trusted guide or organized group. The area is very poor and apparently known to take advantage of tourists. So organized trip is the way to go. We drove along the beaches peppered with many very primitive...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed April 20, 2017

I took a bus from Cartagena to La Boquilla on my last day in Cartagena, a monday. In my travel guide La Boquilla was described as a charming fishing village and a great place to hang out. On the bus I was approached by a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
9  Thank Koen V
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johnny g
April 27, 2017|
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Response from TELLY93 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Johnny, you find them at Bocagrande from Capilla del Mar Hotel until Hilton Hotel and in the North área you will find from las Américas Beach Resort until la Boquilla that is a fisher small town. Have a nice stay in... More
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claudio f
September 27, 2016|
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Response from chinos333 | Reviewed this property |
Forgot to tell you. There is absolutely nothing to do there. Unless you have a chic. Medellin s the Bomb
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