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Playa Blanca,definitely is the best beach close to Cartagena - you can reach it overland or by boat.With its white sand & crystal water Playa Blanca is probably one of the best “playas” in Colombia! It is definitly worth to stay there for some days. There are several basic places where you can rent hammocks, get food & drinks.
 

How to get there? Take the bus or a taxi to “Mercado Bazurto”, the big market of Cartagena From there, every day, except sundays, small cargo-boats (lancha de carga) are leaving to Playa Blanca.Be there not later than 9 a.m.For the 40 minuits boat ride you have to pay arround 25.000 pesos ( 11US$)- or by one of the organized tours to the "Islas de Rosarios" most of the tourboats pass by Playa Blanca -

Overland by public transport: 1. Bus to Pasacaballos (1300 pesos) (leaving from the center – India Catalina- 2. ferry or canoe to cross “Canal del Dique”(1000 pesos) – 3.on the other side you take a mototaxi to Playa Blanca (10.000 pesos) ––

 
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