Palomino, Riohacha

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#Outdoor Activity, #Must See
Increasingly popular with local and foreign tourists, Palomino boasts pristine white beaches and crystal clear waters. Once you arrive, you'll find plenty of activities available: join a guided hike up toward the nearby mountains or simply enjoy the calm sea breeze with a book. If you choose to swim, beware of the strong currents. Local bus transport to the area takes you past memorable scenery such as vast banana plantations and traditional local spots. Be sure to pack mosquito repellant as the insects are a constant problem in the area. Plan to visit Palomino during your Riohacha vacation using our convenient Riohacha trip planning tool .
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  • Sensational return to Palomino after many years and see this total change. Hopefully be controlled development to continue enjoying charm
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  • Both beautiful beaches of Palomino heard the truth q me descepciono, since the path is very narrow road and ugly. When we went wave action was very strong, beach view sand grey, not white as imagined, much foreign tourist. He would not return. Few chairs and tents for rent. The food of the place according to the price.
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  • There wasn't anything particularly wrong with palomino. For me the beach wasn't nice, rough waves. Got eaten alive by mosquitos... and mostly younger/ gap year scene. On the plus side plenty of hostel...  more »

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