El Rodadero, Santa Marta

3.1
#9 of 24 in Outdoors in Santa Marta
Play and relax at El Rodadero, a beach that draws crowds with its convenient location, nice sand, and calm water. Located just 5 km (3 mi) from the city center, the beach offers ample space for recreational activities on dry land, while the calm bay represents a good place to try water sports, including jet skiing, banana boat riding, and swimming. Stroll along the developed beachfront, taking the time to consider the variety of seafood dishes on offer at the many seaside restaurants, and stop off for a relaxing drink at one of the bars. Arrange to visit El Rodadero and other attractions in Santa Marta using our Santa Marta trip planner .
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  • They have some nice beaches and gave luck which were not very full. It is a place to spend a day at the beach and now
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  • Sad to see how with the passage of time places like these have deteriorated so much... who had the opportunity to meet him when still couldn't enter your Crystal Water Beach (many years ago) and was kept as a safe and quiet place to rest We see with sadness the disastrous, disorganized and even dirty site where he has become. I do not recommend it for anything, unless it is a website compelled per stay, or only as a step to go to one of the few good restaurants that exist there.
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  • A very nice place you can see the marina there are restaurants and places for a few drinks, you can walk up to ten in the evening, you will find place for parking.
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  • Pretty place but nothing crazy. The beach is relatively small, and you can walk it in less than 15 minutes from end to end. The are no great restaurants around but just small local restaurants... if you go to the far east side, you can take boats to different beaches including Playa Blanca which was slightly better.
  • Pretty beach, I didnt like that there are lots of people selling staff while you are just trying to rest
  • It's a quite beach, have all you need near. Full of salesman, it's a little annoying. Good and economic place for a few days.
  • Many good restaurants. bad is the amount of peopletrying to sell stuff. street vendors. overall 5 stars. Family and adults
  • I love this place, it's peaceful and you can do so many different activities.

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Where to stay in Santa Marta

No matter where you stay in Santa Marta's historical center, you'll never be more than a few minutes' walk from the beach. The old town offers countless accommodations, ranging from energetic youth hostels to cozy, family-run inns. Look to the seafront just outside of the historical center for luxury hotels and beach resorts. For a quieter experience, stay in the nearby beach town of Taganga, just north of Santa Marta.
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