Playa Blanca, Santa Marta

(2.9/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
Kick back and soak in a tropical paradise at Playa Blanca. The crescent-shaped, palm-lined beach invites you to stretch out on its white sand, snorkel in the waters, or get active with an array of water sports. Thatched roofed huts provide necessary shade, and local vendors offer everything from handicrafts to snacks and cocktails. You can hike to this isolated beach, but the easiest and most popular way of getting here is on a boat ride from El Rodadero beach. Expect crowds during the mornings and over the weekends; by contrast, the atmosphere is much more private in the afternoons and during weekdays. Use our Santa Marta holiday planner to visit Playa Blanca on your trip to Santa Marta, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very nice beach cold water plunge... Beautiful landscaping. The food was not the best. Very expensive rented tents.
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  • the day that we had barbaric, only annoy sellers a little, but it is meritorious, they live their craft,
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  • For sure the better beach in the Rodadero part of Santa Marta. Easy to reach and safe even for inexperienced swimmers  more »