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Playas de la Boquilla

Cielo Mar Carrera 9 No. 20-14 | Playa la Boquilla, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
+57 5 6569071
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Felt taken advantage of

I went to La Boquilla and overall would not come back, even though it was not a completely negative... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
AnthonyAshbyG
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
RIP OFF

Don't go here! The mangrove tour itself was okay. However, don't fall for the trap that is a... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
idigck
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good22%
  • Average29%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Apr 12, 2018
“Felt taken advantage of”
Nov 12, 2017
“RIP OFF”
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Cielo Mar Carrera 9 No. 20-14 | Playa la Boquilla, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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+57 5 6569071
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I went to La Boquilla and overall would not come back, even though it was not a completely negative experience. First the pros: 1) Almost no tourists 2) Very quiet 3) Great food That said, I gave it 1 star for a few reasons. First,...More

2  Thank AnthonyAshbyG
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Don't go here! The mangrove tour itself was okay. However, don't fall for the trap that is a seafood lunch. I should have known better than to agree to lunch without asking for the price first, but you just don't expect to get hit with...More

5  Thank idigck
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were cheated in a very bad way: We arrived in Playa de la Boquilla by bus. Directly after the arrival a nice young guy named Elias offered a tour to the mangroves by boat. We asked about the price for the tour and we...More

7  Thank Martin K
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We took a bus from Cartagena to La Boquilla. We had read that it was a quaint beach and fishing village. The village itself is generally very poor with a lot of abandoned and rundown buildings. The beaches in this area are very dirty. There...More

3  Thank MIHorseman
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

I would not visit this neighborhood alone, only with trusted guide or organized group. The area is very poor and apparently known to take advantage of tourists. So organized trip is the way to go. We drove along the beaches peppered with many very primitive...More

2  Thank podrozniczka60
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

I took a bus from Cartagena to La Boquilla on my last day in Cartagena, a monday. In my travel guide La Boquilla was described as a charming fishing village and a great place to hang out. On the bus I was approached by a...More

7  Thank Koen V
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

We took a tour out to La Boquilla as part of a cruise ship stop and it was well worth the trouble. We travelled to the area by bus and it was interesting to see that so close to the modern city of Cartagena this...More

Thank Kazzie1409
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

I had read in a few guide books about visiting La Boquilla and taking a dugout canoe ride thought the mangroves ...it sounded delightful. Its offered by a few online travel companies, but I dislike tour groups (if you do go in a group as...More

1  Thank AnnArborMHT
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The place is near to North area of Cartagena. Near to las Americas beach Resort, Radisson, Sonesta and apartments like Terrazino and Morros. You only have to walk 20 or 30 minutes to find lovely people"boquilleros" that offer really good food, Mojarra with patacon and...More

Thank TELLY93
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience with Antonio, a local fisherman from La Boquilla. He took us in his canoe and showed us around. A complete gentleman and a great experience. My kids, parents and husband loved it. Highly recommended. His telephone is 3107143405

3  Thank Mclgs
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johnny g
27 April 2017|
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Response from TELLY93 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Johnny, you find them at Bocagrande from Capilla del Mar Hotel until Hilton Hotel and in the North área you will find from las Américas Beach Resort until la Boquilla that is a fisher small town. Have a nice stay in... More
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claudio f
28 September 2016|
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Response from chinos333 | Reviewed this property |
Forgot to tell you. There is absolutely nothing to do there. Unless you have a chic. Medellin s the Bomb
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