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Playa De Punta Arena

Cartagena, Colombia
+57 300 6780848
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Not too crowded but also not too private

We were asking some locals for a great and not too crowded beach and all referred to this place... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
banduwszi
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Chicago, Illinois
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 14 October 2017
Matt H
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May 29, 2018
“Not too crowded but also not too private”
Oct 14, 2017
“Best beach, short boat ride from Bocagrande”
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Cartagena, Colombia
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+57 300 6780848
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were asking some locals for a great and not too crowded beach and all referred to this place. Finally there we realized, that the beach is as beautiful as they told us, but there were more people than expected, even if it was not...More

1  Thank banduwszi
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Reviewed 14 October 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

1  Thank Matt H
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Reviewed 12 August 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

4  Thank Couplewithtwobabies
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Reviewed 16 May 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 11 April 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.

2  Thank Rodrigo B
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Reviewed 29 December 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

4  Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 13 August 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

1  Thank Alessandro A
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Reviewed 16 April 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 29 February 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

4  Thank dgodzin1
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Reviewed 2 January 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

3  Thank chinombre
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