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Playa Blanca Complete from Cartagena

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Cartagena, Colombia
Playa Blanca Complete from Cartagena

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more


Enjoy some fun in the sun during this full-day excursion from Cartagena to the lovely Playa Blanca beach on Baru Island. Journey outside of the city to reach this paradise of white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, spending the day sunbathing, swimming, and relaxing amidst the magnificent tropical scenery. Enjoy an included lunch of Colombian specialties (if option selected), tropical fruit and water, a professional tour guide and transport via an air-conditioned coach.
  • Take a day trip from Cartagena to Baru Island
  • Spend the day swimming and soaking up the sun on Playa Blanca
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch of Colombian specialities (if option selected)
  • Round-trip transport from Cartagena hotels included
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Air-conditioned vehicle
Professional guide
Cold water
Tropical fruit
Lunch, if option is selected
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Asoleating bed
sun umbrella

Departure Point

a 4-116, Cl. 70 #4-66, Cartagena, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Departure Point

Cartagena, Cartagena Province, Bolivar, Colombia

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant meals not included
  • Bilingual guide (spanish-english)
  • Not wheelchair accessible, due to the sand
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Guianza Express S.A.S

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Playa Blanca Complete from Cartagena?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Playa Blanca Complete from Cartagena?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Playa Blanca Complete from Cartagena?
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Playa Blanca Complete from Cartagena?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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What is the maximum group size during Playa Blanca Complete from Cartagena?
This activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers.

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Traveler Tips

  • "Be ready for heavy traffic and terrible roads as you get close to the beach." See review
  • "If you have issues with walking, climbing or sight beware." See review
  • "Definitely worth the extra money we paid for the lunch option." See review


125 Reviews

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Playa re Blanca.
, Jul 2021
After 45 mins to 1hr drive from Wall city(Cartagena). Tour guide was very informative and attentive along the way of the different towns that you will meet.The beach was amazing!!! worth the trip.
Paradise with Predatory Vendors
, Feb 2021
The beach is absolutely amazing! However the vendors were harassing us every 5 seconds. We wanted to enjoy some peace and quiet and we got that by actually being in the ocean. Our driver was excellent and he did his best to avoid the protests and traffic. My husband and I think that covid may have spiked the number of vendors fighting for survival by clinging to tourists.
The best beach day trip!
, Apr 2020
Hayzar was an excellent host and the trip couldn't have been better. The driver was courteous and professional. The beach was beautiful and, more importantly, their location is at the perfect spot. Service and food/drinks at the location were excellent as well. Highly recommended!!
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Beautiful day at the beach
, Mar 2020
Excellent day trip to a beautiful beach! Our guide was very thoughtful. After pick up we stopped at a one stop store where we had time to pick up breakfast, coffee, atm, etc. The drive is approximately 1 hour, but well worth it. Lunch and drinks were great. Didn't have any major issues with the locals trying to sell things. Guide was very protective of the guests and remained nearby all day. Lounge chairs available for additional rental fee. Cocktails available also. Everything was very convenient. Bar was steps away from the beach. Overall very enjoyable day. Would do it again.
Wonderful Day at the Beach
, Mar 2020
Thank you to Hayzar and Jose for a wonder trip to the beach! We were picked up from our AirBnB, took a quick stop at a grocery store for any missing essentials, then made our way to the beach. Given that it was windy season, instead of the short boat ride we walked to the beach; sincerely appreciate the judgement call in the best interest of our safety. Fruit, water, and a shaded awning were provided. We also opted for the lunch. Thank you again for a wonderful day, Hayzar!
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Beautiful Beach!
, Mar 2020
Playa Blanca was absolutely beautiful and the lunch we had was fantastic! It was helpful that we stopped at the supermarket prior to our trip in case we needed anything additional. However, based on my experience, I wouldn’t necessarily recommend this tour. We walked through sand for 10 minutes to reach our destination which wasn’t ideal if you have health issues. Once there, we were introduced to the vendors known by the host. He mentioned that massages were 80mil for 30 minutes, which is fine. He set up the massages for us, we told him 30 minutes before lunch (for 30 minutes - the only timeframe he mentions). He said that he would let the masseuses know. They showed up earlier than scheduled and the massage went on past 30 minutes. We aren’t wearing watches so werent aware of time. I’m also not the strongest in Spanish. We felt a bit set up because there was a language barrier and our host made it a point that he would help facilitate anything we needed. When they showed up, he wasn’t there. We did pay for our massages (which were very nice) but we want to warn you to be specific when setting these up. Also, this isn’t the place to go if you want to truly relax without being bothered. There will be vendors passing by every couple of minutes to see if you’d like to buy something.
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Great day
, Feb 2020
Our tour guide Hassan (I think that is how it’s spelled) was awesome. Picked us up from our hotel, stopped in a supermarket for anything we forgot, and explained everything about our day. He was very helpful and made sure we were not taken advantage of by vendors. The day itself was relaxed, not too many panhandlers but maybe is the time of year we went (mid feb). The food served was delicious, the fish was fresh. We enjoyed our jet ski experience. Overall a good day, would definitely recommend and use again if we go back to Cartagena.
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Walk in india
, Feb 2020
Great guide The beach and water just average The walk to the beach after the bus ride was terrible garbage all over smelled also large rock to cross ]
Highly Recommend!
, Jan 2020
This tour was perfect for a quick trip to the beach. The trip was short, the lunch was amazing and our guide was accommodating. He was incredibly attentive and it was an overall great tour. I highly recommend this to anyone.
Great Excursion to the Beach
, Dec 2019
Well organized transport to Playa Blanca. Be ready for heavy traffic and terrible roads as you get close to the beach. The guide was great and provided good information and advice on how to enjoy the experience. Very happy with the excursion. The beach is crowded and, as many others have stated, there are many people trying to sell things, but the sand and water were beautiful. It was a great day.

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