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Balneario Hurtado, Valledupar

(4/5 based on 130 reviews on the web)
Tourists and locals alike escape the blazing heat with a refreshing swim at Balneario Hurtado--or with a cold drink along the banks. A truly mixed area drawing all walks of life, the riverside swimming spot generates a vibrant, friendly atmosphere as the speaker systems blast out local music. A number of stalls operate along the banks selling souvenirs and snacks, and a couple restaurants serve up simple meals. The rocks above the river are a good height for diving off--try it if you're feeling adventurous. Make Balneario Hurtado part of your personalized Valledupar itinerary using our Valledupar itinerary maker.
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  • It is a seaside resort which is in the city itself. It is the perfect place to relax a while and pass it well. The river water is clean. Is an adventure recommended and fun.
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  • Water cold. We madrugamos on Thursday, January 5 and find it frozen! Site of meeting for native and tourists. is get of all in the banks.
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  • It is a quiet and cozy place, the waters of the River are clean and suitable for a swim with the kids.
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  • Bañarse en el Guatapuri inspiración de tantos cantores sueño hecho realidad
  • Absolutely filthy dirty, hey lets just leave the dirty diapers/trash bags/food leftovers/plastic bottles anywhere.
  • Lot of stone and the water hits very hard, people are very dirty with the River, still so pretty, although there are better rivers and beaches near valledupar
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  • Delicious whereabouts, the peace of nature with the whistling of the birds and the dulse sound of water, cold water coming down from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, time stops and the thought is transported
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  • In the resort there are good trails for walking, there are enabled parking, food stands (and drinks) and river is obviously the main attraction to cool off and bathe. The area is quite busy and the main bridge and the monument of siren are icons of the place.
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