Cristal Beach, Santa Marta
(4.4/5 based on 1,000 reviews on the web)
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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  • We were visiting beach glass and I highly recommend it for people that like caretiar. It is a very nice beach, we were starting December and was already full of tourists; Although everything was organized, rent you the tent, offer guidance and equipment to see corals and sell you lunch. Actually in power do not have much choice, are the same (rather high) prices and the same letter. It is be careful with what you eat because site is that there is no drinking water and is not well known with what water Cook... A route of the highway is uncovered so the trip and can be rather heavy. In short, some of the best beaches of tayrona, nice landscape, calm waters personally did not have any security incident.
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  • Travel is a little tiring, but worth it because it is a place with amazing views and lots of nature.
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  • Very nice sea, but the so-called "estaderos" are neither more nor less than a few latrines. Dan disgust. There is that to work is to not vomit. Sad and bad impressions are tourists, especially foreigners.
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