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Playa Blanca

Isla Baru 130017, Colombia
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Isla Baru 130017, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach here unlike most of Cartagena is amazing blue/green. Its a long beach where if you walk you can find a more secluded part. You can get here by boat but I suggest you rent a car or hire a driver. The boats have...More

Thank salmiami
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been going to Playa Blanca for years. The beach is superb with crystal clear water and white sands. Before the bridge to Baru was opened the beach was not very crowded and it was beautiful. Now the beach tends to be overcrowded. You...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our hotel booked us for a "special boat" tour that would be even better than the regular tour. This was some joke! First of all it took well over an hour to get through the disorganized dock procedure where if you don't speak Spanish, good...More

Thank Fred R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went there for a day; about 45 minutes ride south of Cartagena. To get there, one can either take a boat, or a bus, or drive there. We opted to take a shuttle operated by a backpackers hostel (Hostel Mamallena) that we had come...More

Thank alikarim
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll start off by disclosing that I went to Playa Blanca with a private day tour recommended by my hostel during one of the busiest times of the year, right between New Year's Eve and the Three Kings' Day holidays. To say it was packed...More

Thank Raissa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived via boat and from the start could see the sunbeds and parasols all lined up along the narrow sandy beach. Behind bars and restaurants - not for us too commercialised, we carried on elswhere. If you want to lay on a sunbed on...More

1  Thank Thecatsmum4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Colombia has some of the best beaches I have seen and I have been around the world. Totally recommend it

1  Thank Canadianinbogota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to Playa Blanca... absolute shock! Is like you cant even appreciate the beautiful color of the sea because all you can see are heads, food and garbage... CAOS! Once we got there someone took us to a place with an umbrella with 2...More

1  Thank Catalina T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like beaches because they’re a quiet, cheap/free, relaxing time to spend a day with pleasant sounds and smells. Playa Blanca offers none of these things. It smells like a combination of burnt garbage, rotten fish and gasoline. You will constantly be harassed by vendors...More

2  Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid this hellhole at all costs. Anyone who is impressed by the ‘beauty’ of this beach needs to travel more. This is a complete tourist trap featuring an unremarkable, filthy beach and literally hundreds of annoying, aggressive vendors that make the whole experience a regrettable...More

1  Thank Chris W
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Ed A
13 January 2018|
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Response from 54Lina | Reviewed this property |
I think you can try, but it is always a risk. If money is not a problem try to book in advance the boat so you dont waste time haggling. You can also get an uber (taxi) to take you to playa blanca, it is more or less the... More
Megan I
11 April 2017|
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Response from Guilherme S | Reviewed this property |
The staff from the boat offered to us! Were around 25000 pesos.
20 September 2016|
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Response from Jeffe O | Reviewed this property |
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