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Manzanillo del Mar

Cartagena, Colombia
+57 301 6779684
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Cartagena 2015

This is a basic beach. Nice and relaxing. The food is average to say the least. It is less crowded... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Jovan J
via mobile
Dangerous and unfriendly

We visited Manzanillo following the advice of a local who took us to an specific hut by taxi. We... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2014
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  • Very good25%
  • Average37%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
22 May 2016
“Cartagena 2015”
19 Dec 2014
“Dangerous and unfriendly”
Cartagena, Colombia
+57 301 6779684
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is a basic beach. Nice and relaxing. The food is average to say the least. It is less crowded than some of the other beaches within the city limits.

Thank Jovan J
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We visited Manzanillo following the advice of a local who took us to an specific hut by taxi. We were over charged and not treated nicely, the local who took us there lied to us from the beginning. There were other locals in this area...More

2  Thank rochamoreno
Reviewed 20 October 2014

In this place you found a beautiful beach,it´s a peaceful place , where you can found delicious dishes with typical food of the zone. Simply an awesome paradise

Thank TATIKrieger
Reviewed 27 January 2013

If you are going to visit Manzanillo then you must view it with the eyes of a local. It is not a sad place. The village was purchased in the 1950's by 11 Afro Colombians and they brought their families to live here. There were...More

8  Thank dkwsteck
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We went there after visiting the mud volcano with tour operator. Lunch was very good, typical, for costenos.... fried fish, platanos, coconut rise... beach, nice, relaxing though due to dark sand looks like dirty. Same with water. No complains...

4  Thank ppjawor
Reviewed 17 November 2012

The place is nice, but it is far from the city center. It is fine if you have your own transportation because taxis charge too much to take you the historic district and back.

1  Thank Gringotraveler2008
Reviewed 28 February 2012

We were taken here for lunch by a tour operator on the way back from the mud volcano. I'm not sure why. While the beach is pretty, the drive into this area is sad as this area looks quite depressed.

1  Thank briniquimi
Reviewed 31 January 2012

We were in Manzanillo del Mar in January of 2012. We walked along the beach and found the sand dark grey and the water very dark. Nice to walk along the beach though., because the water of the ocean is nice and warm. The beach...More

Thank RichardQ_11
Reviewed 2 December 2011

Tiny village- we had lunch on a private beach, but the town is quite sad and impoverished.

Thank fleurirlandaise
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