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Playa Blanca and Baru Island Day Trip from Cartagena

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  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Family friendly
Playa Blanca and Baru Island Day Trip from Cartagena
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Enjoy one of the best beaches with gorgeous crystal clear waters, located in Baru Island just an hour away from the historical old city of Cartagena.
Tour without Lunch
This option includes only round trip transportation and assistance. It does not include lunch, umbrellas, or drinks, however they will still be available for purchase.
Enjoy some fun in the sun during this 8-hour excursion from Cartagena to the lovely Playa Blanca beach on Baru Island. Journey an hour outside of the city to reach this paradise of white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, spending the day sunbathing, swimming and relaxing amidst the magnificent tropical scenery. You’ll also enjoy an included lunch of Colombian specialties, tropical fruit and water, a professional tour guide and transport via an air-conditioned coach.
What to Expect
Your day trip starts with hotel pickup or by meeting your guide in Cartagena's UNESCO World Heritage–listed old city. Board your coach, and head to Baru Island, about one hour away.

During the drive, listen to your guide's commentary about the area's neighborhoods, fishing villages, and industrial zome of Mamonal. When you arrive at Playa Blanca, enjoy the white-sand beach and crystalline waters. A lunch of Colombian dishes is included.

After your relaxing day in the sun, head back to the city, where your day trip ends.
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1 - 5 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile
Nice trip

I enjoyed this trip, they took us to a part of the beach that is less crowded. The beach was beautiful and the water clear and clean. Lunch was nice, I got the fish which you can see in the pic - definitely get the...More

1  Thank Rakesh M
Marketing G, Director Comercial at Guianza Express Tours Guides Y Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Warm greetings. It is a pleasure for Guianza Express to hear about your nice trip to playa blanca, is clear that you learned how to negotiate and bargain with the vendors . we know your advise will be of help for all the visitors to...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Amazing warm water and awesome waves

Playa Blanca was awesome. It was 14 of us. We went on this tour with a tour company called Estrella Tours. We got a awesome deal with them. I highly recommend them. They picked us up at 845am. In a nice comfortable bus. It took...More

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 26 March 2018
Beautiful and tranquil place

Playa Blanca was sooo lovely!! We were picked up at our hotel, the tour guide was very nice, and spoke English very well. Once everyone was picked up it took about an hour to get there. Once we arrived we took a boat towards the...More

2  Thank Fun897Traveler
Reviewed 16 March 2018
Best thing we did in Cartegena. Highly recommended!

We had a ton of fun on this trip! They picked us up right at our hotel in Bocagrande. Our tour guide spoke great English and our driver got us there safely. It is like an hour and a half ride to the beach, so...More

6  Thank Sara R
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Natalia was awesome; the beach was lovely. Getting out of the parking lot on our way back to the city took two hours, but we weren't in a rush to get anywhere. The lunch was delicious as well!

2  Thank Kelly K
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