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Playa Tranquilo

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved Playa Tranquilo! There are many good things to say about Playa Tranquilo, but it all starts with the staff. The team at Playa Tranquilo were all fantastic. Everyone I interacted with, the owners, dive guides, kitchen staff, night security... everyone was really friendly and helpful. They do a great job of making you feel right at home. The...

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time, a quiet place to rest, the breakfast is very good and the people friendly... but the last day somebody toke a couple of our belongings from the room, it was a headache finishing our stay.

1Thank Daniel S
Frisco, Colorado
Reviewed June 2, 2016

We had booked Sunset hotel, partially based on the fact it was #1 here on TripAdvisor. However we had an overnight layover on San Andres nearly two weeks prior to our stay and I used this opportunity to go look at Sunset. I passed Playa Tranquilo on our way and it immediately grabbed my eye. I stopped in and asked...

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Quebec, Canada
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Best place to stay in San Andres. Amazing staff and best diving center :-) We loved every bit of our 8 day stay at Playa Tranquilo, our 7 dives with Scuba San Andres, and already miss diving with our new friends! We will come back for sure here. Recommend to everyone who is looking for a beautiful quiet site away...

Thank Veronique-MP
Bayeux, France
Reviewed February 10, 2016

I really enjoyed Playa Tranquillo, a nice place in the middle of San Andres Island, quite far from the noisy city. It is run by friendly people, mainly specialist of diving. The Bouddha on the swimming pool give the tone and the atmosphere. The rooms are large and confortable but it is not really a boutique hotel. However it may...

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Secaucus, New Jersey
Reviewed January 19, 2016

Hotel Playa Tranquilo is a wonderful place to stay in San Andres. This was the tail-end of mine and my wife's honeymoon and we couldn't have been any happier. We had low to no expectations for San Andres, after staying on the busy boardwalk section of the island for a day, until we made our way out to the part...

1Thank Jessekolodin
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Amazing boutiqe hotel, 4 stars easy! great large suites with comportable beds you'de never wanna leave. large showers and beautiful decore. i can't even explain you how clean and amazing this place is. clean towels and shampoos on a daily base. very nice and fresh breakfest - 2 eggs, toast, fresh fruet, juice and hot drinks. the place has a...

1Thank roni m
Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Relaxing stay, with decent snorkeling right across the street. Room was comfortable and quiet -- street noise was minimal even though we were on the street side. Moses (the owner) and all the staff was accommodating, responding to every need immediately. Breakfast was simple, but tasty. The only negative was the $20,000 COB (a little over $6USD) taxi into town...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed November 21, 2015

We stayed at Playa Tranquilo for 7 days. The apartment that we choose has a TV room and a kitchen, and a beautful view frow the kitchem window to the sea...we had a good time there. And for whom wants to starts scuba, they have good teachers.

Thank Angela K
South Africa
Reviewed August 31, 2015

The bedroom was just about acceptable but the bathroom was very old and in need of a serious make-over. The internet didn’t work so well in the bedroom, the general garden area was overgrown. The manager/owner was off-ish at first. But the other staff were helpful. The pool is a little small and includes large doses of chlorine. But it...

1Thank Zambezikid
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Playa Tranquilo is a Boutique Hotel that is separated into three luxurious options, on four lush acres of sea front property - The House, the Apartment and the Hotel (currently under renovation). Unlike other hotels, our goal is to custom tailor a uniquely fabulous experience for each and every guest. If you choose the House or the Apartment, you will be the only guests in that residence. As a guest of our Hotel, you will feel equally secluded. Our guests prefer staying with us because they feel like they are staying at an exclusive residence on the island, and not a suffocating resort. Our property is nestled on the less developed side of San Andres, a short 15 minutes from the city center/airport. Playa Tranquilo is an island of tranquility unto itself. Whether you are interested in scuba diving, lounging by the pool, touring the islands, having a chef prepare all of your meals, popping into the sea directly outside our gate or just settling into a hammock to enjoy the sunset with an aperitif - we have it all and would be more than happy to customize your time (see services page) at Playa Tranquilo. You can be as spoiled, or as self-sufficient as you like in this idyllic setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Tranquilo

Address: Avenida Circunvalar Km 8 Via El Cove, San Andres, San Andres Island, Colombia
Location: Colombia > San Andres and Providencia Department > San Andres Island > San Andres
Price Range: $88 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Book a sunset facing suite with a en-suite bathroom!”
1FourFun, Jun 2, 2016 | Read review
“Choose the rooms nearby the swimming pool”
bertrandb223, Feb 10, 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest spending the extra money and getting a larger sized room”
Jessekolodin, Jan 19, 2016 | Read review
“You can;t go wrong--all of the 3 possibilities are terrific, though the house is jaw-dropping.”
KenE737, Mar 13, 2014 | Read review
“"cabana" standard double rooms have a great view of the water/entrance to the hotel, you can sit on the patio area and watch the sunset with a glass of wine!”
  • Seating area/
  • bedroom in cabana--looks exactly like on their site
  • sunset view from room
  • view from cabana room, sitting outside on patio
DB182, Mar 11, 2014 | Read review
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