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Isla del Sol Day Trip to Rosario Islands from Cartagena

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    What to Expect
    After hotel pickup in Cartagena, venture to the marina and board your stylish sea vessel. Set sail over the shimmering sea to the idyllic Rosario Islands, an attractive archipelago favored by Colombian locals and tourists alike; declared a protected national park in 1977, the protected waters teem with troves of tropical fish.

    Continue to cruise over the water and stop at a specific island which is completely private. Jump from the boat into the crystal clear Caribbean waters below, swimming and splashing in some of the clearest and cleanest water in the world. Sink your toes into the silken sands as you enjoy the refreshing shade of a palm tree, listening to the gentle lapping of the waves.

    Enjoy a delicious lunch that will complete this trip. The food will always be fresh and the fish will be caught on same day. Before returning to your boat for the sail back to Cartagena feel free to use the kayaks, hammocks, and even take a dive to do some snorkeling (optional at own expense).

    Watch the sun sink into the shimmering sea before finishing your tour with magical memories.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up service from Cartagena hotels or accommodations. Please enter your pick up details.

    *Note: Hotels in Manzanillo area have an additional cost. Please contact us to arrange it.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Concludes in a centrally located point
    Inclusions
    • Private transport from hotel to port (only covers hotels located at Boca Grande, Laguito, Casco Antiguo and Getsemani)
    • Speedboat transportation
    • Bilingual English/Spanish (English support)
    • Lunch
    • Drop-off at the port
    Exclusions
    • Harbor tax approx. USD $7 ($16,500 Colombian Pesos) per person
    • Transport from the port to the Hotel (drop-off)
    • Island walking tour
    • Extra activities
    • Entrance fees to the aquarium
    • Towels
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Note: port tax is to be paid on your travel date
    • This tour includes an insurance. Please send Passport number by the time of booking to make the insurance effective
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • The port fee must be paid in cash and in Colombian pesos before to embark
    • We recommend to bring your own towels
    • Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors. These changes will be notified to you with anticipation.
    • Please Note: English support is limited/basic. This product doesn't offer a guided tour, it offers only basic support by your driver/guide
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please note: the boat departure time from the port is set to a range between 09:00 AM and 09:30 AM depending on boat traffic.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    ..but the beach was basically non existent. You could not take a walk down the beach. The boat ride there was hilariously dangerous, the food on the island wad good, and the massage wad good.
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    Awesome. Like a private resort for a day, just your boat and there was 1 other but it never felt crowded. I feel I can leave stuff and not worry about it. A lot of the people involved live there or are from there so there's a low key vibe. I decided to do some scuba and then
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    Response from Paula D, Guest Relations Manager at Isla del Sol Day Trip to Rosario Islands from Cartagena
    Responded 12 Sep. 2018
    Hi Matt, Thank you very much for taking a time to write us a review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your day trip to Rosario Islands and got to relax and enjoy the turquoise water and white sand of Isla del Sol. This tour is definitely a perfect option to get away from the city's noise and stress and relax on the beach. It was a pleasure to be your hosts in Colombia. Kind regards, Paula Duarte
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    I did read quite some negative reviews of the trip. I personally don't think it was a bad trip. In fact, it was totally worth it. The waters are definitely emerald blue. The pool side is nice too. And I liked the food too (esp yuca and the coconut rice). We are vegetarians, and
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    Response from Paula D, Guest Relations Manager at Isla del Sol Day Trip to Rosario Islands from Cartagena
    Responded 11 Sep. 2018
    Hi Krishna, Thank you very much for taking a time to write us your comments. We totally agree with you, there are some little things to improve at Isla del Sol, however, it is a nice place for spending a relaxing day trip away from the city with family or friends. We are sure all your comments will help other travelers to make their travel decisions. It was more than a pleasure to be your hosts in Colombia. Best regards, Paula Duarte
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    The tour is more catered to locals. Our tour guide spoke Spanish 98% of the time. The boat broke down 5 mins within the trip which ate up an hour of our time. The welcome cocktail advertised was coffee and fruit. 94 dollars to take you to an island where you’re trapped to buy
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    Response from María José C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Isla del Sol Day Trip to Rosario Islands from Cartagena
    Responded 26 Apr. 2018
    Hi, We really appreciate you taking the time to write us a review. We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience. It looks like the day of the tour there was an inconvenience with the speedboat. On top of this, the weather was unsteady which might help cause distress to you. Our customer safety is a priority for us. As you can read in our inclusion, the tour has English support but is not fully bilingual and it includes one-way transportation from your hotel and to the port. Once you get to the island you can choose which activities to do at your own expenses. Once again, we are really sorry you didn't enjoy your experience. We hope we have the change to show you the IMPULSE way of trave next time you come to Colombia. Kind regards, María José Carrero
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    I had the best day there. The guide was so knowledgeable. The island itself was amazing. The locals really took care of us. I went scuba diving for the first time. And the instructor really put me at ease. I would definitely go back.
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    Response from Paula D, Guest Relations Manager at Isla del Sol Day Trip to Rosario Islands from Cartagena
    Responded 22 Apr. 2018
    Hi Precia, Thank you very much for taking a time to write us your comments. Isla del Sol is a really nice island and it is great to hear you enjoyed your visit. The crystal-clear water allow us to see the beauty of the marine ecosystems and have an amazing time away from the city's noise and stress. It was a pleasure to be your hosts in Colombia. Kind regards, Paula Duarte
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