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Address: Cartagena, Colombia
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Cartagena 2015

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.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 May 2016
Jovan J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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 who where constatly looking at us, making it very uncomfortable and made us leave. We... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 no deeds or titles and the families occupied the land as they needed it. Life... More 

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Dubai Marina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013 via mobile

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...

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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briniquimi
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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.

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Blainville, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

We were in Manzanillo del Mar in January of 2012. We walked along the beach and found the sand dark grey and the water very dark. Nice to walk along the beach though., because the water of the ocean is nice and warm. The beach has many debris on it. As far as the village goes we didn't venture inside... More 

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washington dc
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2011

Tiny village- we had lunch on a private beach, but the town is quite sad and impoverished.

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