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Playa De Punta Arena

Cartagena, Colombia
+57 300 6780848
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Best beach, short boat ride from Bocagrande

Don't bother wasting your time at the local beaches in Cartagena. Not only do they lack clear water... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Matt H
Same as Cartagena's beaches and very expensive

The beaches are exactly the same as in Cartagena. They tell you a price but then they want to... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
Couplewithtwobabies
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good22%
  • Average34%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
Oct 14, 2017
“Best beach, short boat ride from Bocagrande”
Aug 12, 2017
“Same as Cartagena's beaches and very expensive”
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Cartagena, Colombia
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+57 300 6780848
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Don't bother wasting your time at the local beaches in Cartagena. Not only do they lack clear water and beautiful sand, they are full of vendors that will literally harass you in order to buy things. Hop the 10.000COP, 15min boat ride to Punta Arenas,...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

The beaches are exactly the same as in Cartagena. They tell you a price but then they want to charge you something else. It is very expensive for a 15' boat drive. Then they offer you overcharged food and they don't let you see the...More

2  Thank Couplewithtwobabies
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach, around 15min from bocagrande . I have a good time resting , good people , good drinks and food . :-)

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

A beach an a island 5 min away by boat from Cartagena, 20k pesos for person (round trip), with good places to rest and eat. The boats departs from a beach right in front the Bocagrande Hospital.

Thank Rodrigo B
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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Today we went to Punta Arena beach in Tiera Bomba today because we woke up late to take a boat to Islas del Rosario/Playa Blanca. We arrived to the docks and a gentleman who was nice to us, told us to go to the Punta...More

3  Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Not worth it, terrible beach and full of sellers that tried to sell you stuff and become arrogant if you don't buy anything from them. We were able to avoid to be charged even more for the boat trip by just repeating them 100 time...More

Thank Alessandro A
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Reviewed April 16, 2016

A isolated beach, but still very touristic. Best local beach near Cartagena if you only have half a day to enjoy. There are many small boats that will take you there and back. The cost for boat transportation should be 10,000 Colombian one-way, but they...More

Thank JA Experiences N
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Reviewed February 29, 2016

My girlfriend lives in Cartagena, born and raised there and she was not even immune to the Punta Arenas scam. I have visited Cartagena a lot and I am pretty savvy when it comes to the scams of the locals. I have learned that if...More

2  Thank dgodzin1
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Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Punta Arenas is nothing but a band of crooks. I understand there's a language barrier because my Spanish is so-so, but I'm certain I was bilked BADLY from start to finish. Waaay overpaid for what I thought I was roundtrip boat service and lunch. Would...More

2  Thank chinombre
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Reviewed December 18, 2015

Punta arenas is a beautiful and polluted beach close to Cargtagena, is full of locals meaning you will find a lot of locals trying to sell you overpriced stuff and not going away even if you tell them to, this is something that pisses me...More

Thank AnnaWebster1
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