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Address: Playa Blanca, Isla Baru, Colombia
Phone Number:
573158950191
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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USD 35.00*
and up
Playa Blanca and Baru Island Day Trip from Cartagena
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USD 29.00*
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Baru and Playa Blanca Transportation and Lunch from Cartagena
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USD 80.00*
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Full-Day Rosario Islands Including Barú, Cholon and Playa Blanca

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Booking a trip to Playa Blanca or any other activity is no issue as there are thousands of tour operators/brokers all throughout the city in every corner. A trip to Playa blanca... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry M
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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Playa Blanca beach is very very beautiful. It has been the best sea I ever been too I regards how warm is and how good is for swimming soft and clear water. It is NOT the best in regards to privacy AT ALL. Don't let locals try to selling you stuff ruin your experience. The guys of the boats are... More 

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

GREAT spot for dinner. This is a 5 minute walk on the beach from the Westin. Terrific food. The kids had pasta, teens, cannelloni and seafood rice. My wife had the banana crepe with shrimp and I had the lamb stew. So delicious...all of when. There were two tables celebrating a birthday and the whole staff...and I mean whole staff... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a day tour which we booked from our hotel. It took ages to leave as we had to wait until the boat was full so spent an hour and a half sitting around. We should have got off in Playa Blanca at the first stop because the rest of thee trip was rubbish. The islands were pretty enough... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as per several recommendations. Not worth it, at least during Easter break. Too crowded, no place to stay, even in the water!!

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Oslo, Norway
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen many beaches around South America but this one is especially very bad. Let me summarize what happened on a beautiful sunny day: -Surrounded by 5 local guys at the entrance "forcing" to allow them to "help you out". You can get rid of them by shouting at them to walk away. -The parking lot is a pure... More 

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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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132 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booking a trip to Playa Blanca or any other activity is no issue as there are thousands of tour operators/brokers all throughout the city in every corner. A trip to Playa blanca should not cost you more than 40,000-50,000 COP and it includes shuttle service to and from the beach. Lunch and 1 hr of open bar. Its a beautiful... More 

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Thank Jerry M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this beach twice about 4 years apart. The most recent time (January 2017) I noticed that many little hostels had gone up since I was last there. It looks as though the beach is getting more popular and developing along with the demand. This is a positive to a degree because the first time I was... More 

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Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They didnt even show up. We arrived early and waited 1 hour. A opitour rep showed up and said everything good then left and never came back! We called all the phone numbers and always goes to voicemail. DO NOT use opitour. Rip off.

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Fort Lauderdale
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to be in a blue water beach so we decided to visit playa blanca in Baru. In order to avoid the boat trip we took the taxi at the hotel, we made a previous price arrangement for 70 USD. It was an hour trip. The driver took us to Diego's place which he said it was better organized,... More 

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Lima, Peru
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95 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WE went there on the way back from the National Aviary to Cartagena. WE had to take a taxi to go there and although it was arranged through our hotel for both places and for the whole day, after one hour at the Aviary and 10 min to the entrance to Playa Blanca, the driver requested to be paid more... More 

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