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Playa Blanca

Santa Marta, Colombia
+57 319 4868488
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Rodadero Aquarium and Playa Blanca Day Trip from Santa Marta
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
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“nice beach” (31 reviews)
“white sand” (14 reviews)
“boat taxi” (3 reviews)
Santa Marta, Colombia
+57 319 4868488
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Reviewed yesterday

This beach has the potential to be amazing - white sand and clear water BUT the whole experience of going there (with Optiturs) is disappointing. Every inch of sand is taken up with shacks selling stuff or shade that is rented to tourists...not enough for...More

Thank rosita027
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really busy lots of vendors hassling all the time . Not much space in the sea .Would avoid during high season . Reminded me of the northern line in rush hour . Could only handle a couple of hours there and then left .

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi The beautiful sea beach in the city . Lovely place to enjoy the bath in the sea. Very safe and calm picnic spot also. The nearby local market adds value to the location. Good place to enjoy the beauty of sea ....!

Thank anil_173
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely way to finish our time on the Colombian coast! Lovely beaches, golden sands and great guides!

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Playa Blanca, Santa Marta, easily confused with Playa Blanca, Baru, Cartagena is quite a nice beach but SO crowded. Plenty of restaurants around and people selling all kinds of things. I'm not sure it was worth the effort getting there from Santa Marta Centro for...More

Thank JohannaEberhardt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a tour from our hotel, so our guide set us up with a guy for beer/soda/water, so we didn't have any issues with being hassled or being ripped off on the bill. We were there on a weekend, so it was crowded with...More

Thank clrwtrjoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the beach the snorkeling and the rocks although it's very commercialized you can't make a step without someone trying to sell you something period just keep saying No thank you and enjoy the water the trip is only a couple of dollars from the...More

Thank Texasbilly1
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This beach is only available by boat, which you can get at the pier and a low price for the round trip. It is popular, and nice, but nothing better than you can get at the local beach in Rodadero.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at playa Blanca. The water is clear and sand is nice. We rented a cabana and ordered drinks from a bar. Good music also

Thank ozzyd
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I visited playa Blanca as a day trip with 2 friends. The Second we got off the bus we were bombarded with locals encouraging us to use their beds and buy their drinks. We got onto the beach, and it really wasn't as picturesque as...More

Thank Jala D
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