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Blue Apple Beach House

Playa Mamon | Bocachica, Isla Tierra Bomba, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
+57 316 7506979
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Healthy, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
LOCATION
Playa Mamon | Bocachica, Isla Tierra Bomba, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This day trip transports you to La Tierra Bomba island about a 20 minute ride from Blue Marina in Manga,Cartagena.Attentive service, a hipster vibe, groovy tunes a pool and awesome beach make for an enjoyable day.Good food and drink some games to play or snorkel...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jon P
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Jon, we salute you. No one has used the word groovy since Austin Powers, but I'm going to use it every day from now on because you're absolutely right, BA is totally groovy, baby. Please come back and share a cocktail or three with us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Blue Apple Beach House because of all of the great reviews on tripadvisor, but I think it's a very particular spot. First of all, the guys that drove us over were not the friendliest of people nor did they engage or greet...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Viviana B
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Viviana, thanks for taking the time to leave a long and detailed review. I'm sorry the staff on the boat weren't friendly. Usually our guests love Rodolfo, Jairo, Yorky and Manuel, but I'll follow up there. With regards to the massueses on the beach,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I went with this because it promised so much! Let me tell you for Cartagena standards it was a very expensive day trip as well.... First off they didn't have enough seats in the boat so we had to wait on this dingy boat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank StephanieC519
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stephanie, All I could think when I saw your headline was BLUE SCREAMING FACE emoji. I'm stunned, full of both disbelief and apologies! We have two twenty seater boats, staffed by Blue Apple crew and with life jackets for all. I am not sure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an entire day at this great little island. We went to the marina before 10am and had to wait for a little bit. We then got on a boat for a CHOPPY ride to La Isla Tierra Bomba. But, the choppiness was worth...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jay H
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind words Jay! We are really glad you enjoyed yourselves at BA. Hope you can come back one day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there from 11-5. Great drinks, food and staff. The staff was so accommodating and sweet... never felt like we weren't tended to. The grounds were clean. My only issue is that there aren't any actual changing rooms... just a small bathroom, lol.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Yinka A
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Yinka and thank you for your review. We loved having you guys at BA, and we are delighted you enjoyed the food, drinks and service. In 2019 we will be installing some changing rooms so people can glam themselves up when they arrive! Come...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018

We did a day pass on on a Sunday and had a blast! The boat ride was smooth, and the beach was private (with only a handful of vendors). The staff was great and flexible when we asked to move from the beach to the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank vanetiac
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind words and we are really pleased you enjoyed yourselves. We always ask people to choose between pool and beach when they reserve, but life is all about flexibility so we do our best to move things around if people do decide...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We booked a day at the Blue Apple Beach Resort during my bachelorette trip to Cartagena. I am so glad my friends found this place...we had a great time relaxing by the pool and taking in the amazing beach views (the water was too rough...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michelle M
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Michelle and congratulations! We hope the wedding is a blast, and maybe you bring your other half back next year for a few days for your anniversary! We will be waiting :)

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Great drinks, love how they save you a day bed or loungers before you arrive based on your preference, pool is nice and clean and ocean clear and warm! Great cocktails. The paella and the plantains were delicious, the avocado and tomato salad was not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LeahM2077
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Leah and thank you for your review. We try really hard to have everything organised and allocate loungers prior to arrival. Our paella has become something of an institution, but I have to admit, I'm really not that keen on our avocado and tomato...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

It's about a 15-20 min boat ride from the Old City/City Center. Nice beach, there are nicer beaches elsewhere, but for convenience it is a great option. The beach does not have as many beach vendors, but they are still there and the constant soliciting...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bijte
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Bijte and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. The pool is indeed a little small, but the good news is we built a new one! So now we have two pools, which makes for a more comfortable and spacious...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018

This hotel is amazing, I stay with my friends just one day but it was so cool, the food was also, and everything ok.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Angie H
Blue Apple B, Owner at Blue Apple Beach House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Angie! We will settle for amazing! We hope you'll come back again one day and maybe leave us a 5* review ;) No one's perfect, but we do our best!

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austim
December 16, 2018|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didnt answer your question. We had free range of either and it was not crowded. We stayed for lunch but there was pkenty of seating. Beachside v poolside depends on your taste. You will have access to both. I would... More
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austim
December 16, 2018|
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Response from Carlos V | Reviewed this property |
Although both options are great, in my opinion the poolside lounger is the eay to go. You're right next to the music and the DJ is great. The music is great and not loud like you're at a club. Good stuff. You can also get... More
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CUONG T
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Blue Apple B | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes you can and yes there are! All of our beds are the same value, so you can specify preference when making a reservation. And every bed receives full service all day long. Hope to see you here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $100
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Mamon | Bocachica, Isla Tierra Bomba, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bolivar Department  >  Cartagena District  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +57 316 7506979
  • E-mail
Description
Opened in July 2016 by a British-American-Colombian team, Blue Apple Beach House is an exclusive Restaurant, Beach Club and Guest House where like-minded locals and tourists can enjoy great food, music and company in a laid back, beautiful island setting. We are located near the historic Fort of Bocachica, just 30 minutes by boat from the Walled City of Cartagena and provide transport by boat.
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