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Playa Blanca beach

Playa Blanca is an excellent beach in the Caribbean coast of Colombia (20 km south of Cartagena) with classic tropical landscape - white sand and palm trees over water. A lot of people come here from Cartagena for the daily trip. But the beach is empty before 10am and after 4pm. Shore and seabed: sand. [edit]
This beach ranks #16 of the "Best beaches in the World"
Rating: 9.1 - 153 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 10.223922, -75.607989

Hotels [edit]

There are a lot of cheap hotels and hostels near the beach. In fact these are very basic bungalows, that even gives a certain charm to this place.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Cartagena International Airport (CTG). There are two main options to get from Cartagena to Playa Blanca. The first is by boat, the second is by bus + mototaxi. Both options cost about the same ($20 for the round-trip), but bus journey is more tedious and takes longer time.

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When to go [edit]

The weather is comfortable in Cartagena all year round. It is hotter and more rain in the summer half of the year. But during the winter half of the year winds are stronger. Each period is good.

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