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Playa Blanca Experience

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    What to Expect
    Cartagena is a World Heritage UNESCO site thanks to all its monuments full of histories and legends but that is not the only thing that motivates people to visit. It is also just an hour away by bus that you can reach the marvelous crystal clear water beach called Playa Blanca located in Baru Island, a place that is inhabited largely by descendants of slaves that worked in the construction of the walls, fortress and bastion from Cartagena  During this trip you will see popular neighborhoods where the local people live, the industrial Zone of Mamonal and Fishing villages. Spend a day trip consisting in tanning, swimming and relaxing in this marvelous natural landscape.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    7:15am: Hotels in the north area
    7:40am: Hotels in Bocagrande and Laguito areas
    8am: Old City
    Return Details
    Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bilingual guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges (if those applies)
    • Welcoming Fruit salad and Water
    • Huts of Palms
    • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
    • Massages
    • Jet Ski
    • Handicrafts
    • Snorkeling
    • Sunbathing Chairs and Umbrellas
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Bring a swimsuit
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 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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    Popular mentions
    As soon as I get there, they searched everyone on the bus and made them throwaway all food and drink items (so you have to buy from them at the beach) the guy lead us under an umbrella and tried to sell you on stuff. We were approached by so many people selling things it made it
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    We purchased tickets for a day trip to Playa Blanca from Cartagena. The trip started about an hour late and it was a pretty tight ride by bus. Once arriving, we had to walk through rocks, feces etc to get to the beach. There was a lunch included which was a delicious grilled
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    We had an excellent time on this tour to Playa Blanca. We were served a nice lunch (fish, patacones, and rice), but were told at the very end of the tour (after hotel drop-off) that it wasn't included and asked to pay COP45,000/person (approx USD15) for the lunch. While the
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    Coming from a cold climate we looked forward to coming on this trip to playa Blanca, Vanessa was excellent in communicating in both Spanish and English, this made the 1h ride go by so fast!
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    Our recent visit to Playa Blanca was superb. Beautiful beach, very friendly native people. I went to this special place close to Cartagena City with my girlfriend for a special occasion and we were not disappointed. Probably this beach is one of the most beautiful places in
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    About the operator
    By: Guianza Express Tours Guides Y Transportation
    493 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Great tour
    This tour was very worth it! You must do... our tour guide Jose I believe was his name, he was great and gave us a
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    Varied Experiences
    Having done a city tour on our last Cartegena visit, this was a lovely way to spend a few hours and see areas that
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    Novi, Michigan
    Great private tour
    We really enjoyed our tour with Guianza Express. They were very responsive to whatsapp messages and tailored a
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    Fillmore, California, United States
    Wonderful Experience
    This was a great experience. The open air market may not be for everyone but it really showed the diversity of
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    Best no frills beach day!
    Isaac was our tour guide and he took good care of our group! This is the best tour if you just want to spend the
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    Paying for convenience
    I’m always happy when I don’t have to worry about anything while on vacation and that is exactly what this tour
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    Good tour but poor start
    The actual tour was fine. However, the start was terrible. Our cruise ship docked at 8 am. It turned out another
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    Lutz, Florida
    Cartagena airport pickup
    The pick up transportation was right on time,very professional. The driver name is Davis and he was very
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    Baltimore, Maryland
    Our driver was fantastic. He met us with a large readable sign, walked us to his vehicle, and we were in our hotel
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    Would love the tour to actually start...
    On the tour currently and all weve done is drive around for 40 mins picking up other people... It had one meeting
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    Ok buttt
    The beach is very pretty and the guide is ok, but you are constantly being harrassed by vendors on the beach. It
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    Kelowna, Canada
    Cartagena From The Walls Tour
    We booked a tour (Order # 996670) Cartagena From The Walls on November 27th. We and the others on our tour, had
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    Jupiter, Florida
    Lots of History - Wish there were less Peddlers
    This city has so much history to offer. Our tour guide did a good job telling us about the amazing history behind
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    United States
    Good Tour
    This shore excursion tour was as advertised with a good guide, Nico. Expect lots of walking to get the most out of
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    Augusta, Georgia
    A Cartegena Must See
    This monastery is very beautiful and serene. It also provides a fantastic view of the city skyline. Worth the time
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