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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went down to this area to check out and maybe relax on my last day in Cartagena. . Took cab from walled part to here, and a tout guy for local place got me to his beach restaurant. There were some other people there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dalrx
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is not too far from Cartagena. It has lots of highrises, restaurants, etc The beach looks dirty filled with cigarette butts, bottle caps, etc. At the extreme end it is windy and be careful of the sand being blown into your eyes.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank A N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the beach...it's my favourite thing in the world but...this was a new low for visitors. I will start with the positive. It is the beach and despite the fact that if is not white sand and blue water, it was warm as can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ElieBen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boca Grande has beautiful sunsets and that's about it. Reminds me too much of Miami Beach, very modern. Beach is nothing to talk about. Better to go to Playa Blanca which is an hour away. Very happy that we stayed within the walled city to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sonja C
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Average beach. Went here with a couple of girlfriends. The beach was busy - lots of solicitors trying to sell things. Wherever we would walk, we had solicitors come up and ask us to stop at their bar or buy a popsicle (my girlfriends are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chelseyb023
Reviewed February 4, 2019

The last time we came here in 2018 , we did not go to that beach because of the solicitors who were harassing the visitors ! This time we decided to go early to avoid them and try to walk along the sea ! First...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank belleretraite
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Wow if you think you have seen busy beaches this one is just the one I have never seen soo many walking vendors selling anything you may want or don't even know you want. For starters you will need to rent an umbrella and choice...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Passport486709
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Decent beach, but lots of solicitors. Make sure you know what you are getting into. Do not agree to anything until you know the cost of what you are purchasing. Solicitors will also try to oversell you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 555amilcarg
Reviewed January 8, 2019

This is a nice modern looking city, like waterfront Miami. There's lots of nice houses and tall condos and more under construction. Plenty of official commerce with nice restaurants and stores and boutiques and even jewelry stores with diamonds and local emeralds. We were told...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jfarlam
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Nice cool area with shops and restautants. Expensive part of Cartagena. Looks like Miami at night. Beach however is absolutely disgusting. Don't bother with it!

Date of experience: January 2019
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