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Manzanillo del Mar

Cartagena, Colombia
+57 301 6779684
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Mud Volcano from Cartagena
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  • Excellent16%
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  • Average37%
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3 weeks ago
“Nightmare on the beach”
1 Sep 2017
“Beatiful & tranquil”
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Cartagena, Colombia
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+57 301 6779684
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a short visit to the awful Bocagrande beach, we went to Manzanillo del Mar by taxi. As soon as the car entered the village a man stopped it and led it to a little bar restaurant on the beach. The sea was almost clean...More

Thank Franca R
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Get away from the crowds of Cartagena beaches, it's only 30 minutes north of the Centro and has a way nicer beach! The people are friendly and the fried fish on the beach is delicious.

Thank Alyssa G
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Manzanillo is beautiful. We had a great time ! It's not our first time there, we enjoy visiting it a lot. It is not as touristy as other locations and we love that. We rented a home in AirBNB and it was wonderful. It had...More

Thank ANA1954_13
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is a basic beach. Nice and relaxing. The food is average to say the least. It is less crowded than some of the other beaches within the city limits.

Thank Jovan J
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

We visited Manzanillo following the advice of a local who took us to an specific hut by taxi. We were over charged and not treated nicely, the local who took us there lied to us from the beginning. There were other locals in this area...More

3  Thank rochamoreno
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Reviewed 20 October 2014

In this place you found a beautiful beach,it´s a peaceful place , where you can found delicious dishes with typical food of the zone. Simply an awesome paradise

Thank TATIKrieger
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Reviewed 27 January 2013

If you are going to visit Manzanillo then you must view it with the eyes of a local. It is not a sad place. The village was purchased in the 1950's by 11 Afro Colombians and they brought their families to live here. There were...More

9  Thank dkwsteck
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

We went there after visiting the mud volcano with tour operator. Lunch was very good, typical, for costenos.... fried fish, platanos, coconut rise... beach, nice, relaxing though due to dark sand looks like dirty. Same with water. No complains...

4  Thank ppjawor
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Reviewed 17 November 2012

The place is nice, but it is far from the city center. It is fine if you have your own transportation because taxis charge too much to take you the historic district and back.

1  Thank Gringotraveler2008
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Reviewed 28 February 2012

We were taken here for lunch by a tour operator on the way back from the mud volcano. I'm not sure why. While the beach is pretty, the drive into this area is sad as this area looks quite depressed.

1  Thank briniquimi
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takemeaway2013
15 August 2017|
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Response from Gratin2015 | Reviewed this property |
Do not , the sand and the place is not safe .... very dangerous for your safety .
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