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Mamallena Tours and Travel

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“panama city”(10 reviews)
Along with Hostel Mamallena we provide tours around the cartagena area, including a direct shuttle bus to Playa Blanca and trips to the Totumo mud Volcano. We also have years of experience in providing boat trips between Colombia and Panama.
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10-47 Calle Media Luna, Cartagena 0000, Colombia
+57 5 6700499
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shuttle to Playa Blanca was well-priced and a direct, no-nonsense ride to Playa Blanca. Get there early on the way home to get a better choice of seat. At Playa Blanca I'd recommend walking to the right, down the beach for about 15 minutes,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank A R
Reviewed February 24, 2019

My trip on La Gitanita through blue sailing was amazing! I booked through mamallena which made the trip nice and easy, stayed at thier hostels both in panama city before and cartagenia after. Cesar, Emerson and Allary were a great crew, we caught fish and...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wanderfullivin
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Webioked theough this agency last minute and while they were helpful they didn’t really update us about last minute changes to our boat or captain and the written information could have been clearer about what we got to take with us on the boat and...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tracey V
Reviewed February 16, 2019

My sister and I went on the 5 day sail through the San Blas to Cartagena with Captain Andre on the Sophia VI. We booked with Mamallena tours. All of the above were awesome. But know what you're getting into, because it's not for everyone....More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Amy A
Reviewed January 27, 2019

My wife and I joined 10 other travelers on the Amande sailboat with Capt Daniel Harder and crew Luis and Moni. The correspondence with Mamallena was excellent. The captain and crew were outstanding. They caught Wahoo, bought lobster from fisherman, and prepared excellent meals during...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tennsawyer
Reviewed January 12, 2019

We were looking for various ways to get to Playa Blanca and eventually decided to book two spots on the bus with Mamallena (departing at 8:30 and returning by 3). It was a great decision! The bus left on time, had plenty of space in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zoe H
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

I had the best 6 days sailing with el gitano del mar from puerto lindo to cartagena. The 4 days in the san blas islands was amazing! Stunning islands, clear water, nice snorkel, kajak, volleyball, the indeginous people are super nice and fun. Food was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bfundr
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I were told it was a “magical experience” and after showing us cellphone videos we believed it, but in reality it wasn’t. On pictures/videos shows the plankton like blue lights in the ocean, but we just saw a whitish shimmer once you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ma_cd_589
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I cannot recommend this boat enough!!. La Gitanita provide a really well planned journey and have lots of equipment (snorkels, paddle board etc) that were great when exploring the San Blas islands. The crew are amazing and definitely made the trip!! They were available at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

After four months of travelling Central and South America, I was at first a little put off by the high price tag, but I can categorically say, it is the best five days of my trip and would absolutely recommend La Gitanita to everyone! Food...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Liam M
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from Orlaith D | Reviewed this property |
Hey. We just organized transport from our hostel in Cartagena to bring us to Santa Marta. You can take a local bus but there is no ac so you would be better to organized a car with your hostel/accommodation
Siomara J
April 15, 2018|
Response from lucygraham2205 | Reviewed this property |
San Blas islands are only accessible by boat