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Playa Grande

Taganga, Colombia
+57 315 5471629
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“santa marta” (12 reviews)
“water sports” (4 reviews)
“great beach” (2 reviews)
Taganga, Colombia
+57 315 5471629
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Find another beach. This one is full of people escaping Taganga. The beach is very small with little room to enjoy yourself. You will be constantly harassed to purchase food, drinks,daybeds, boat trips, etc. The water and beach were littered with plastic.

Thank anthony m
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The dirtiest beach we have ever seen. We went purely to kayak and even the sea was full of floating rubbish. The sand was full of litter and this was added to by more rubbish being washed in with the waves. We couldn't get away...More

Thank Abi H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The beach itself is not really beautiful, but the water is clear, making it a nice place to swim. Just don't go on the weekends because you will find it awfully crowded.

Thank Rama E
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Not bad for a quick swim but nothing special, all the other beaches in area are much better that can be reached by boat. Were advised not to walk there because of previous robberies

Thank jamesbK7640QV
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great beach for a chill day! easy to get to from taganga you can eaither take a boat. it is really cheap. ore walk over the hill.

Thank andreadiver2017
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We trekked here from Taganga once you are at the bottom it takes about 12 mins trek.. we stayed about ten mins although we didn't intend in staying long. Overcrowded with hagglers...

Thank gerryc19
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place not the best beach but nice to visit. Lots of families and people enjoying the sun. The water & beach could do with being cleaner

Thank MissTravel1992
Reviewed 27 July 2017

It`s kind of a walk along the cliff. On the weekends very busy with a lot of locals. You get to see local lifestyle, but i wouldn`t call it a beautiful beach. It does the job - you can go for a swim. But nothing...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

If the beach in Taganga is too crowded or dirty for your taste then don't hesitate to venture over to Playa Grande! You can take a boat if you're lazy or have small children, but you're missing out if you don't hike. The trail starts...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A friend recommended Taganga for the beach, the diving, and the laid back atmosphere. She was right about 2 out of 3! The beach is terrible. If you want to dive in Colombia, this is basically the only place to do it cheap.

Thank jonuley
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Jani D
13 October 2017|
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Response from Joakim G | Reviewed this property |
From Santa Marta and along the coast to Tayrona you can find several nice beaches.
Jani D
13 October 2017|
Response from Dan B | Reviewed this property |
The sea is fine for swimming.