Playa Blanca, Santa Marta
(2.9/5 based on 1,100+ 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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  • Playa Blanca is located 10 minutes by boat from El Rodadero. Costs between $10,000 and $12,000 per person. The beach is nice, but when we went to the sea was very dirty, both of marine plants and waste. The same tourists had to clean it... This should be done first thing in the day the locals.
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  • If you don't want to know everything at least not let go to Playa Blanca which is one of the best leverage and take the Tour which takes him to the Aquarium an excellent opportunity to enjoy with the dolphins and nature
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  • It is delicious to be here but preferably it should be for season low to avoid the tumult of the beach
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