Close your eyes, visualize a heavenly place of white sand and crystal-clear water. When you open your eyes, you will have arrived at Gente de Mar: A unique island to enjoy the Colombian Caribbean in an decomplicated way. Nature, sun, breeze and sea will make this visit an unforgettable experience. Explore the island, choose a corner to lie on the sand and contemplate the beauty of the Rosario Islands Archipelago.
Hours of Operation: Every day from 08:00 am to 3:00 pm. The return time to Cartagena may vary depending on the weather and tide conditions.
The last boat heading towards Gente de Mar leaves at 8:30 am.
Duration: 7 hours approximately.
THIS TOUR REQUIRES PREVIOUS RESERVATION.
Once your purchase is confirmed, we will contact you via email to coordinate all the details of your reservation. In the email we will inform you about the availability of pick-up at your hotel or if you must travel to the meeting point to start your journey by boat to Gente de Mar.
The tour includes:
- Transportation by speedboat to Gente de Mar. The boat has no bathroom.
- A group leader who will accompany you during transportation and upon arrival at the beach.
- Sightseeing tour aboard the boat that will allow you to watch the Bocachica fortress, Tierra Bomba island and some of the islands that make up the Rosario Islands archipelago.
- For lunch 2 options are offered:
- Consommé or fish soup, fried mojarra or chicken, coconut rice, salad, patacón and non-alcoholic beverage.
- Vegetarian: sauteed vegetables, pasta or pasta with vegetables.
- Any change in the menu must be paid by the customer.
- Use of sun beds.
- Children from 0 to 2 years old do NOT pay entrance.
- 3 years and up pay a single rate.
The service may be interrupted or canceled without prior notice due to weather, Act of God circumstances or Force Majeure.
The tour does NOT include any other service or expense that is not included in the description above.
The passenger assumes the payment of the boarding tax at the Bodeguita Pier, which is estimated at $ 17,500 per person.
The tour does not include, among others, entrance to the oceanarium or equipment for snorkeling, kayaking, jet skiing, diving, spa, paddle boat or eco-walk.
NOTE: Once your order has been confirmed, we will send you an email with your ticket. Please PRINT THE TICKET AND PRESENT IT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN IN THE EMAIL. Via email the details of your reservation will be coordinated.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON GENTE DE MAR?
Gente de Mar is a resting place for those who want to enjoy nature in an environment of beautiful simplicity. The white sand of the beach and the turquoise sea combine to make your visit an experience that you cannot forget.
The adventure begins at the Bodeguita Pier, aboard a speedboat heading towards the Rosario Islands archipelago, National Natural Park. For your safety, you must wear life jackets during the tour, which will be supplied when boarding the boat.
On the way to Gente De Mar, the boat will give you a sightseeing tour through Cartagena’s internal bay, with the port area on its left and the Bocagrande sector on its right. Passing by San Sebastián del Pastelillo fort and then by the Sailors Virgen (15-meter-high statue that is located in the center of the inner bay), the boat will leave the inner bay, passing close to Tierra Bomba island and Bocachica’s fort.
The next point of observation will be the chain of islands and islets that are part of the Rosario Islands archipelago: Isla Grande, Rosario Island, Cagua Island, San Martin Island, Majayura Island, and many others will be part of its route.
After this sightseeing tour, you will go to Gente de Mar to enjoy an unforgettable day: look for your sun bed, sheltered by one of the trees that are near the beach. Put on sunscreen and get ready to walk on the white sandy beach. Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear water and in the background admire the rock formations that play with the white sand to fill the Caribbean Sea with colors.
If desired, you can get information about other activities that are offered:
- Spend your time exploring the seabed snorkeling.
- Paddle boat.
Remember that these additional activities ARE NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR PACKAGE.
Maybe later you could consider the Hop On Hop Off bus, and make the most of your stay in Cartagena de Indias to the fullest. If you are interested, click here to get a combination of HoHo + Gente de Mar.