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Playa De Punta Arena: Tours & Tickets

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10 Dec 2018
“WARNING - Punto Arena Playa - Tierra Bomba Island”
14 Sep 2019
“Exploitation central”
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Reviewed 14 September 2019

It is pretty certain will be ripped off on the boat rides, the chairs and umbrellas if you don’t speak Spanish The food is over priced and the beach is small, crowded, and noisy. There are also many boats, jet skis, and inflatable tubes ploughing...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Marco10
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Really had a great time on the beach, there are different bars with all kinds of music, catering to all budgets with food and drinks. Some of the beach front setups have classy seating, small beds hammocks, serve cocktails and fish, a really nice experience...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Yaniv B
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Don’t ever go there. The locals are scam artists that live to take advantage of the trustful and naive tourists. We got tickets at one of the many a “travel agencies” that are located on the Bocagrande area thinking it’d be better but all those...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank EllieChicago312
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The beach overall is nice but watch out not to fall for the boat operators on the Cartagena side. We went with one of their boats and overpaid (after already negotiating prices down) and were promissed to have chairs on the other side which we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Tobstar82
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Beware - I got robbed here today, my bag was stolen off my sunbed when I was nearby looking at the sea view, lost money, credit card, driving licence and mobile phone. I think I must have been targeted as a single person and was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Minxie321
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I can't rate any Cartagena beach 5 stars because they all seem to have way too many hawkers. Going to a beach is all about relaxation, soaking up the sun, having a few drinks, and if I'm honest, looking at women. That said, the beach...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We loved Punta Arena, specially for it not being as touristic as Playa Blanca! We spent the whole afternoon in Peace, quiet, at the lovely beach and water. To get there, you can either close deals with the travel companies, or just go to Bocagrande...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank tchindy
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were asking some locals for a great and not too crowded beach and all referred to this place. Finally there we realized, that the beach is as beautiful as they told us, but there were more people than expected, even if it was not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank banduwszi
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Don't bother wasting your time at the local beaches in Cartagena. Not only do they lack clear water and beautiful sand, they are full of vendors that will literally harass you in order to buy things. Hop the 10.000COP, 15min boat ride to Punta Arenas,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank H4109VYmatth
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The beaches are exactly the same as in Cartagena. They tell you a price but then they want to charge you something else. It is very expensive for a 15' boat drive. Then they offer you overcharged food and they don't let you see the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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