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Playa Blanca

Santa Marta, Colombia
+57 319 4868488
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Rodadero Aquarium and Playa Blanca Day Trip from Santa Marta
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nice beach” (32 reviews)
“white sand” (16 reviews)
“boat taxi” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Santa Marta, Colombia
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+57 319 4868488
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Playa Blanca Santa marta (english versión) Ok, this is my first opinion in english, i hope you like it. This is one of my favourite beach in Colombia, because it has a beautiful clear wáter and White sand wich makes a perfect day for me,...More

Thank Moisés G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A nice beach if you get the sun with lots of food on offer and lovely water to swim in, but an absolute tourist trap and even off season felt overcrowded.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not too expensive. The sellers are a bit annoying but if you just ignore them, they don’t bother you too much.

Thank Benjamin F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After our tour guide didn't show up to pick us up for us to go to tayrona, we decided to rent a car and go there ourselves. The drive was reasonably safe, we bought our tickets, drove in and spoke to some of the locals,...More

Thank ricardocP7497BA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the historic districs of Santa Marta. We took a taxi to Roderero Beach and then got a boat for 15,000 pesos. Which is $5 US roundtrip. Beach was a lot nicer than the other beaches. We hung out at the beach. We...More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Playa Blanca is a beach nearby to “El Rodadero”, has white sand and beautiful view of the sea, you can rent a jet ski or kayak to enjoy the ocean, but you first need to ask for the price of everything. There you can find...More

Thank Andres G
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and safe. Im from the Dominican Republic so I am used to beautiful beaches and Playa Blanca did not disappoint. The staff was so amazing they even brought your food to the sand! One of the gentlemen who worked there brought me drinks... to...More

1  Thank MaiteGon
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Playa Blanca is worth the trip. After a drive to Rodadero, take a short water taxi to the beach (only about 12,000 pesos, which was about 4 dollars when we were there) and enjoy the beach. There are shelters for rent (definitely recommended) and restaurants...More

Thank Darin S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This beach has the potential to be amazing - white sand and clear water BUT the whole experience of going there (with Optiturs) is disappointing. Every inch of sand is taken up with shacks selling stuff or shade that is rented to tourists...not enough for...More

Thank rosita027
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Really busy lots of vendors hassling all the time . Not much space in the sea .Would avoid during high season . Reminded me of the northern line in rush hour . Could only handle a couple of hours there and then left .

Thank Doug P
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