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Cartagena: Multiple Stop Island Tour with Optional Visits

1. Cartagena: Multiple Stop Island Tour with Optional Visits

Please note that this listing provides 4 options, all which start or end in Baru. The 3-Stop Baru Tour has 2 options. If only some of the options are displayed, the others are sold out. Choose what suits you best! 3-Stop Baru Tour (Standard or VIP): This tour includes two options: a standard option and the option with lunch & drinks. Both include snorkeling gear. We'll meet near the Historic Center where we'll board a bus that will take us to Baru, 1 hour away. Upon arrival, you'll be transported via boat shuttles to a coral reef where you'll snorkel. We will also visit nearby mangroves with local wildlife. We then make our way to Playa Blanca to relax, swim, and lounge on the beach for the rest of the day. For those with the VIP option: you'll receive a welcome cocktail, a beer, and a Caribbean lunch. For those with the standard option, please note that the restaurants in Baru require guests to purchase at least one meal and a drink per person (12 USD total). Return to Cartagena at around 5 PM. 7-Stop Island Hopping Tour: This tour is fast paced and has the most stops. Lunch and snorkeling gear are included. We'll meet near the Historic Center where we'll board a bus that will take us to Baru, 1 hour away. Upon arrival, you'll set out on boat shuttles that will take you through the picturesque channel of several islands. First, you'll snorkel at a coral reef in a place known as Laguna and visit mangroves with local wildlife. Afterward, you'll snorkel at Pablo Escobar's sunken plane, explore Coral Island, and then make your way to Playa Libre on another island for a Caribbean lunch. You'll then proceed to Cholon Island, and finally relax at Baru Island until departure. Return to Cartagena at around 5 PM. 5-Stop Island Hopping Full Speedboat Tour: This tour is designed for a more upscale experience, including entry to a new beach club. Lunch and snorkeling gear are included. We'll meet by the dock in the Historic Center and board the speedboat. Port tax is included. Upon arrival at the channel of islands, we begin swimming or snorkeling at Pablo Escobar's sunken airplane near Rosario. While we'll be close to Rosario, our focus is the underwater experience. Afterward, continue your swim or snorkeling at Laguna's coral reef. Then, explore Coral Island. Next, we head to another island called Playa Libre for sunbathing, swimming, and lunch with free beach bed access. Our final stop is a new beach club in Baru, where you can relax and swim at sea. Beach bed availability at the beach club is based on consumption. Return to Cartagena at around 4 PM. Please note: The boat rides can be bumpy, which may be a concern for those with pre-existing injuries. Island vendors are not associated with our tours, they can be pretty persistent. Ask for the price beforehand and be stern.

Cartagena: 5-Island Trip by Boat with Lunch and Snorkeling

2. Cartagena: 5-Island Trip by Boat with Lunch and Snorkeling

Treat yourself to a unique and exclusive experience where you can enjoy snorkeling, lunch on at a beach club on a private island, a seafood tasting session, and plenty of island relaxation. Travel by sports boat to islands like Boccchica, Isla Grande, and Isla de Cholon. Board your luxury sports boat in Cartagena and get ready to head to the the Rosario Islands. Disembark at Bocachica and learn all about the iconic Fort of San Fernando before embarking on a panoramic tour of the archipelago. Snorkel and indulge in other water activities at scenic Isla Grande. Dive beneth the waves to admire the diversity of coral reefs, fish, and even a small plane at the bottom of the sea. Next, get ready for an exclusive lunch experience as you dine on a private island with a beach club. Feast your choice of a chicken, fish, or vegetarian dish, before making use of the club's facilities including its swimming pool. Experience the party atmosphere of the next stop of Isla de Cholon, and enjoy a seafood tasting. As night falls, conclude your experience with a stop at Playa Tranquila. Board a boat to view the luminous plankton, the microorganisms that glow in the sea in the dark of night and we come back by bus t 8:00 pm.

Cartagena: 5 Islands Premium Tour with Lunch and Snorkeling

3. Cartagena: 5 Islands Premium Tour with Lunch and Snorkeling

This is a typical itinerary: Stop At: Isla Tierra Bomba, Isla Tierra Bomba, Cartagena District, Bolivar Department Leave from the Cartagena pier with a bilingual guide, who makes recommendations to enjoy the tour. Make a panoramic stop in the waters near the island of Tierra Bomba where we can admire the forts of San Fernando and San José. The guide will tell us about the importance of these two fortresses in the colonial era. Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: Islas de Rosario, Islas de Rosario, Cartagena District, Bolivar Department Review of the Rosario Islands. Visit Pablo Escobar's Plane. Stop in Isla Grande. ‍ Snorkeling with equipment included. Free photo session. Water bottle. Another option is to stop at the Oceanarium (admission not included) while the other clients are snorkeling or stop at Isla Grande for 45 min. Those who prefer to go to the oceanarium should notify the guide in advance. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Cholón (Islas del Rosario), Bolivar, Colombia We visit Cholon, also known as the party island, this is the place where all the luxury boats arrive with loudspeakers and good music, here you will taste a shrimp cocktail. Then visit the island of Agua Azul, a beautiful beach with turquoise water. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Playa Tranquila Baru, Playa Blanca, Cartagena Colombia Visit Playa Tranquila, Baru. Here you will have lunch around 13:30. Enjoy beach time and those who decided to stay until the activity of the plankton will be able to glimpse the beautiful sunset from Barú. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Baru, Baru, Cartagena District, Bolivar Department The last stop is at the portonaito lagoon in Barú to make plankton at 7:00 pm. Those who do not want to do the activity can return to Cartagena on the speedboat at 3 pm and the tour will end at the Bodeguita pier. Duration: 1 hour

Baru Beach + Luminous Plankton

4. Baru Beach + Luminous Plankton

Our tour begins in an air-conditioned vehicle to Playa Blanca Baru We take you on a boat for 7 minutes to the Playa Tranquila sector You can enjoy a wonderful day trip in this exclusive and secluded sector, in this modality we have a day trip at our Jet Set Beach Beach Club, Caribbean breakfast, typical lunch and a delicious welcome drink, in addition to sunbathing chairs and bohio included or beach beds , bathrooms and showers with fresh water, use of hammock areas and service at our bar so you can order your favorite drinks or cocktails in the private sector of Jet Set Beach, sunset views and bathing with plankton for approximately 30 minutes, our Pasadia will be from our Pasadia will be from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm. We have 4 lunch options to choose from: fried fish (Mojarra 400 gms), grilled pork (Chuleta), grilled chicken (Pechuga) and vegetarian. Watch the sunset from our Jet Set Beach beach club We will travel 10 minutes to the plankton exit point where you will have a snack type snack included, then we will take a boat for 7 minutes to the swamp There we bathe in the bioluminescent plankton to see how our body and the water shine when we move and at the end of the activity they will be returned to the hotel in an air-conditioned bus type vehicle to the hotel door (SUBJECT TO HOTEL LOCATION)

Cartagena: Rosario Islands Tour Up To 10 People

5. Cartagena: Rosario Islands Tour Up To 10 People

We will take you on an exciting boat ride with crystal clear waters and white sand where you can discover our 28 islands located on the Rosario and Barú Islands. Our expert guides will take you to the most special places and tell you ancestral stories and the ecology of the region. We will start by visiting the oceanarium located in the Corales del Rosario National Park where you can marvel at the marine biodiversity of the place. You can also swim with dolphins and enjoy their spectacular show. Our second stop will be to visit Isla Grande located in the Rosario Islands where there will be varieties of beach clubs to have lunch based on the local cuisine of fresh seafood and tropical fruits. You will also find vegetarian meals or meals that adapt to your taste while you enjoy the sound of the waves and the rose of the breeze. If your plan is fun and you want to spend time partying and exciting, we will take you to two of our exclusive beach clubs located on the Rosario Islands where you can dance to the rhythm of the waves and enjoy exquisite Caribbean cocktails. Leaving towards Cartagena we will pass through one of the most famous islands in the Colombian Caribbean called Cholon, this island is located in Baru and is popular for its large open-air parties on boats where you can also enjoy a drink under the huts that are located. found submerged in the sea or have fun with the water games offered by the local people of the town If what you want is tranquility and relaxation, we will take you to a quiet beach that is located on the island of Baru where you can snorkel and observe different marine species that surround the corals. You can also swim in calm waters or let yourself be pampered by the local masseuses. Witness the beauty the islands offer on a full day of relaxation and adventure.

Cartagena: Traditional Daytour to Playa Blanca By Bus!

6. Cartagena: Traditional Daytour to Playa Blanca By Bus!

Tour Includes: -Pick up at the hotel located in Bocagrande, Laguito, Morros or Muelle de los pegasos (depending on the area). - Panoramic tour By bus to insdustrial area of Cartagena named MAMONAL. - Sea bathing in Isla Baru - Playa Blanca - Lunch Options Fried Fish, Chicken Breast or Vegetarian (subject to availability), Accompanied by rice with coconut, patacon, salad and juice of the day. - seating area in the restaurant with chairs and tables - Local Guide - Assistance Insurance Not Incluided: - Return to hotel (Bus leave you at Torre del Reloj in the Historical Center - Beers, Beach Front Chairs (only includes chairs and table in the restaurant area), Tents, Parasols and activities not specified. Daily Departures - 08:00 AM - 15:00 Infants from 0 to 2 years old travel loaded on the boat under the responsibility of their parents, does not include food. Important: We pick up people who agree with the established schedule between 07:00 am to 07:45 am (depending on the area) otherwise client must be at Muelle de los Pegasos in front of Torre del Reloj at 08:00am IMPORTANT READ BEFORE BOOKING: Our plan does not include beach chairs or tents, these have an extra cost but are not mandatory. You will be in the beach restaurant area with its chairs and tables at no extra cost. Some customers have placed bad references because of this and it is important that you read. The guide will also leave you with your free time so that you can enjoy the sea bath after finishing the snorkeling and raccoon watching activities. Our WhatsApp support where you received the confirmation of the plan will be available at any time you need in case you have any extra needs while you are in the experience. In addition to being able to help yourself with the guide that was assigned to you on the tour.

Cartagena: Barù Playa Blanca Typical lunch, Playa Tranquila

7. Cartagena: Barù Playa Blanca Typical lunch, Playa Tranquila

On the tour you can enjoy the beach, sun and sand. with a delicious typical lunch, and pick-up in an air-conditioned bus. Pick up at hotels depending on the area, within the pick up circuit are the hotels in Crespo, Marbella, Cabrero, Bocagrande, Laguito or Castillo Grande, starting at 7:00 am, depending on the hotel the time will vary, whose time will vary. It will be assigned in the service voucher or confirmation. Clients staying outside the pickup area will be assigned a meeting point. Next, we leave for Baru from the final point at approximately 08:30 am. The journey will last 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the traffic, passing through the industrial zone of Mamonal and then arriving at the bridge that connects Cartagena with the Baru Island. Once in Barù, the island has 3 towns: Ararca, Santana and the last township called Barù, where fishermen islanders live who currently see tourism as their main income. Arriving at the main parking lot, we get out of the vehicle, highlighting the tourists: Don't forget. personal items, the agency nor its staff will be responsible in case of loss. Later, we will find some rustic concrete stairs that will allow us to reach the earthly paradise called "Playa blanca", the flagship beach of Barù Island, with 2.4 kilometers of beach extension, divided into sectors, the main sector we will appreciate when we go down. of the stairs, which is considered popular for its high flow of people, to reach the Playa Tranquila sector, characterized by having fewer people, where our restaurant "Mandala Beach" is located, we must walk 10 minutes along the beach path. Clients will enjoy the lunch of their choice, previously chosen according to their plan, lunch will be available from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. If you want to use the restaurant's services, such as toilets, urinals or dressing rooms, you can do so completely free of charge. Notably, the restaurant's tables and chairs are for exclusive use for lunch. Customers can rent chairs and tents in front of the restaurant or outside, choosing their location and preference. The counselor will tell you the time when you should be ready to return. If there is no news, the return will be at 3:00 p.m., they must be ready at 2:45 p.m.

Cartagena: 5 Rosario Islands Tour with Snorkeling and Lunch

8. Cartagena: 5 Rosario Islands Tour with Snorkeling and Lunch

Dare to live this wonderful adventure through the Rosario Islands Archipelago. Travel by sports boat to islands such as Isla Grande, Isla de Cholón and Playa Tranquila We begin our adventure when we arrive at the meeting point next to the Clock Tower. After the entire group is ready, we prepare to get on the sports boat accompanied by our crew and guide. You can bring drinks and snacks. The boat has a cooler with ice and is for the entire group. We will take a panoramic tour of Bocachica Island with a historical overview told by our orientation guide. As your first activity, you will snorkel with a mask, here you will see coral reefs, and a plane at the bottom of the sea. If you do not want to do the snorkeling, we give you the option of taking you to the Aquarium (entrance is not included). We visit an island called Cholón, better known as the island of parties and at the same time enjoy the party atmosphere, we have 1 hour on the island to take a sea bath and taste fresh seafood. We will arrive at another quieter island called Agua Azul, here we have 1 hour on the island to take a sea bath and taste tropical fruits. Finally, one of the destinations most desired by visitors, such as Isla Barú, Playa Tranquila sector, one of the destinations with a majestic color of water and its white sand color that enchants, a natural attraction that should be known, here you will take a delicious lunch, sea bath and quiet time. At 3 in the afternoon is our return, we will be arriving at 4 pm. Our tour ends at the Pegasus Pier. It does not include return to the hotel.

A Colombian Glimpse: Medellín and Cartagena 5-Day Tour

9. A Colombian Glimpse: Medellín and Cartagena 5-Day Tour

If you are short on time or if you wish to make a brief stop in Colombia, this tour will take you to two of the country’s essential destinations. You will start in Medellín. You will spend one-day discovering Comuna 13 and Medellín’s downtown. On the second day, you will explore its surroundings by going to Guatapé and its breathtaking Rock of El Peñol. You will fly to Cartagena on the third day to enjoy the two other days on the Caribbean coast. You will have one day to wander around the walled city and its colorful spots and on the last day you will relax on a small island near the city. Day 1: The day will begin heading downtown Medellín, where you will find sculptures by the famous artist Fernando Botero, and other attractions in the area. You will visit important parks such as San Antonio and have various gastronomic experiences, and a delicious traditional lunch. Besides you will take the Metrocable and head to Comuna 13 where you will take its famous graffiti tour and learn how art has transformed a territory marked by conflict into an artistic district. After exploring this colorful and vibrant place you will go back to your hotel. Day 2: On this day you will visit one of the most beautiful places in Colombia: El Peñol Rock and Guatapé. You will travel from Medellín to the town and from there to the first stop: the stairs that will take you to the Piedra del Peñol viewpoint, where you will have views of the dam. Then you will tour the town of Guatapé, have a boat trip around the lagoon and enjoy a delicious traditional lunch. Day 3: You will visit the Walled City and the historic center of Cartagena on a private city tour. You will visit San Felipe Castle, the Clock Tower, the most important squares and colonial houses in the area. You will explore the iconic and colorful areas of the city and learn the history behind them. During the tour you will have gastronomic experiences with the most typical products of the city, as well as a delicious local lunch. Day 4: You will have a rest day in Playa Tranquila and visit the Aquarium, both places located in Rosario Islands. You will take a boat to get there and enjoy the Caribbean climate, the traditional fresh food and the scenery. At the end of the day, you will take the boat back to Cartagena and the hotel and finish the tour. Day 5: On the last day of the trip, after checking out at the hotel, you will have some free time before taking your flight back to Bogotá. We are sure you will end up wanting to discover more of our diverse country. A home that welcomes everyone.

Experience one day in Playa tranquila Barú Cartagena

10. Experience one day in Playa tranquila Barú Cartagena

The tour begins from your hotel, we will pick you in a climate vans vehicle either in my father's or mine (they will always be accompanied). The displacement lasts 45 minutes from the city to Barú. Arriving at Playa Blanca Barú; We will go down some craft stairs of rock and walk 5 minutes until we reach the beach, then we will take a slow boat along the sea for 7 minutes to reach the exclusive area of the quiet beach, where sellers will not harass you and the sea is more Quiet, clean and crystalline, we will meet the owner of the place of rest and recreation aka "El Gafita" where we will spend the day enjoying their local cocktails and meals. At the end of the day I guarantee you to have enjoyed what this paradisiacal place can offer and you will feel love for nature creation.

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What people are saying about Tranquila Beach

We had an amazing by time with Eduardo! The boat and whole day was clean and organized, with just about ten of us. Some other boats had rows and rows of people, so this was a nicer, more intimate experience. We were in very good hands and had an excellent day! Highlight of our whole trip!

Definitely have to do this - Incredible... What an awesome experience - The crew are amazing people, who provided a wonderful experience. Eduardo is the man. Down to earth, humble and super engaging! Thank you guys!

Eduardo was a great guide and tried to accommodate as best as he could with the weather conditions and explained every step of the way . My friends and I had a great time and would definitely recommend

Crowded on boat. Need more room. But trip and crew were the best

Impeccable, the guide very friendly, covered everything