Multicolored corals, crystalline waters, peaceful white sand beaches, mangroves everywhere, have labeled Playa Blanca Beach, as “a valuable tourist destination in the Caribbean”. Without a doubt, it would not be complete, without a panoramic tour of its landscapes by speedboat and the renowned cuisine of the place.
DESCRIPTION: Bilingual guided tour to Playa Blanca.
- Requires prior reservation.
- Departure hours: 08:00 am / 8:30 am.
- Duration: 8 hours approximately.
- Includes transportation by speedboat hotel – pier – Playa Blanca Island.
- Free hotel pick-ups in the areas of Boca Grande, Laguito and Castillo Grande. (In case of not being in hotels in the area, you should go to the de la Bodeguita Pier, gate # 5.)
- Includes: typical lunch: mojarra, rice with coconut, patacón and salad.
- Includes 1 hour of open bar (national drinks) before returning. Subject to availability.
- Transport option to enter the aquarium.
- Does not include expenses not specified in the plan.
- Does not include port fee, 17.000 COP per person.
- Does not include entrance to the aquarium, $ 30,000 COP per person.
Cartagena is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful tourist cities in South America. It boasts of its great fortifications with a rich historical value, beautiful beaches, varied gastronomy, among many other attributes that stand out.
Only a few minutes from the city of Cartagena, while you are heading to the also famous Rosario Islands, you will find Playa Blanca, a small earthly paradise.
Playa Blanca is a place with clean waters, and white sands, which is why it bears that name. Without a doubt, one of those places which we should all know if we are going to visit Cartagena.
In the mixed tour that you will take, you will visit Playa Blanca by land on board a comfortable bus, equipped with air conditioning, and later, you will take a boat to the aquarium.
Playa Blanca is an island that invites you to enjoy it from start to finish, both for those looking to away from the ordinary deal, through water sports. as for those who seek peace and tranquility. Anyway, what you want, you will find in this fantastic tropical paradise.
If what you want, is time to rest, the place lends itself to get a sexy tan with the Caribbean sun of Cartagena, while you can relax and enjoy a refreshing drink, or taste one of the typical dishes of the region. Yes, of course, you will see the most beautiful and romantic sunsets available anywhere in the world. Of course, if you are looking for peace and quiet, we do not recommend to visit Playa Blanca on holidays, because it´s usually when it is most visited.
If what you want is something more exciting, it is possible to rent snorkeling equipment and or diving, to enjoy the all of the marine fauna of the place and the delicious warm water. Let’s say that Playa Blanca is a huge and fun tempered pool.
If your economic resources are good enough, or if you want to enjoy a little further, you could rent a jet ski or kayak to exercise your armself. Kitesurfing and windsurfing also have their place in Playa Blanca.
You can also do some trekking on the beach, or if you want, jump on a little adventure and get to know “Las Cuevas”, an area located at the end of the beach, where you can see places great for those who are looking for a time for themselves.
ABOUT THE AQUARIUM:
The Rodadero Sea Aquarium is an aquarium and maritime museum that is located in the Inca cove, in front of El Rodadero beach on the island of Santa Marta, open since in 1965.
It is part of the National Museum System of Colombia, mainly accessible by boat. It has 13 swimming pools that connect directly to the Caribbean, and another 15 crystal aquariums, within which you can observe more than 700 marine species such as dolphins, sea lions, turtles, etc. Almost 100% of the species are native to the area.
You can also see a section of stuffed animals, nautical equipment and a centralized exhibition in the Tairona culture.