Cristal Beach, Santa Marta

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Beach Nature / Park
Set within a picturesque bay surrounded by mountains, Cristal Beach draws visitors with its white sand and crystal clear waters. Snorkel near the colorful coral reefs and explore the local marine life, or engage in water sports. You can also taste some delicious seafood or take a boat trip to the small fishing village of Taganga. The beach is part of the Tayrona National Natural Park, which charges foreigners an entrance fee. Plan to visit Cristal Beach and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Santa Marta attractions using our Santa Marta trip generator.
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  • I went in a shuttle but I would've prefer to take a tour for I can have someone to guide me when I arrive to the beach, you can easily walk to another beach from there and you can also do snorkeling (...  more »
  • If you want to be out of this world, then, this is the correct place. There is no cellphone signal, so, you can relax and enjoy the view. You can do snorkel on it and see a bit of the seaworld  more »
  • spent an entire day on this beach and it was beautiful. Bring cash only and your snorkel gear. Use a lot of sunblock and moquito repellent!  more »