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Gente de Mar Resort

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Boyaca Department, Colombia
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65 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Terrible service, delays all the day, but… nice beach! In the morning we had a 1 hour delay and the “tour guide” thought it was funny. After that, we arrive to the beautiful hotel, with nice little beaches. I thought it was too many people for those facilities. The food was normal. At the end of the day, we had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Gente de Mar as guests in the hotel whereas most people come to visit it during the day. The manager Juan was extremely helpful and spoke good English. We were there in August which is their low season and it was very quiet, on one night we were the only guests there, which was lovely as we... More 

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked one-day trip to Gente de Mar through our hotel in Cartagena. Below is the summary of our experience: - 5 stars for the sea, the island and the property; - minus 1 star for the locals who harass the visitors of Gente de Mar and get angry and upset if you don't want to buy their souvenirs; -... More 

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New York City
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73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before anything else: my advice for tours in Colombia in general, buy them in Colombia, not in the States, or wherever you are from. They will be less expensive in Colombia. I saw lots of tips about buying the tours in Cartagena at Torre de Reloj. The hustling seemed daunting to me, so I bought tours from the hotels. Perhaps... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Spent a day here on this wonderful little resort. They have the best Pina colada I've had in Cartagena, and I've had a few. The lunch was a standout for me, They served a whole fish with rice, salad, and fish soup which was delicious. Definitely recommend this place.

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Huntington, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

My friends and I booked spots on the boat over to Gente de Mar and were so happy we did! It was a picture perfect beach day and we all had a fantastic time. The price of admission included round-trip transportation, HUGE lunch and access to the facilities at the resort. They also had kayaks that were available for use... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

If you hate insisting vendors, crowed beach and poor infrastructure, Gente de Mar is the best choice you have to enjoy the Caribbean Sea while in Cartagena. Not everyone offers this one day tour. We found a guy just by the Clock Tower who gave us a good price. Originally it costs 180k per person plus tax, and we got... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

After reading other reviews we decided to go with Gente de Mar. Tip: If you decide to book directly with them and pay in person, make sure you get a receipt and bring it with you on the day you go. The lady that worked at the booth had no idea we had already paid and the second thing she... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

0 stars should be an option. I booked my reservation through booking.com. Confirmed the reservation with the the hotel (took 3 weeks to get in touch) to ultimately arrive to the "resort" where they told me they had no record of my reservation. Then they proceeded to keep changing their story. They were now aware of my reservation but a... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Initially we were a little disappointed as they overbooked the boat ride to the island so we had to go with another company. However we were the first to arrive at the island (the other boat broke down), so we enjoyed 30 minutes of paradise with out any other guests. The beach area is beautiful and perfectly shaded and comfortable... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at southern top of Corals Rosario Natural Park.We are the only Resort, which has three natural beaches, Spa, clean white sand, calm water and complete crystalline.We have 12 luxurious and confortable suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gente de Mar Resort

Address: | Parque Nacional Natural Corales del Rosario, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Islas de Rosario > Isla Grande
Price Range: $293 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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