How do I get to Isla Baru from Cartagena?
You have three main options to get from Cartagena to Isla Baru: The 1-hour bus from Cartagena to Isla Baru is 30,000 COP, and the bus back is 15,000 (weird, we know). A private car will cost you around 90,000 COP each way between Playa Blanca and Cartagena. All hostels will be able to arrange one to pick you up.
How do I get from Cartagena to Isla Rosario?
The only way to see the Rosario Islands is by boat from Cartagena. There are group and private day tours that depart in the morning and returns in the early evening hours to Cartagena. The Rosario Islands are a short, but bumpy, 45-minute boat ride from Cartagena.
How far is Isla del Rosario from Cartagena?
approximately 100 kilometres
The Rosario Islands (Islas del Rosario), also referred to as Corales Islas del Rosario (Coral Islands of Rosario), is an archipelago located off the coast of Colombia, approximately 100 kilometres (62 miles) from Cartagena.
How do I get from Cartagena to Tierra Bomba?
The only way to get there is by local lancha Being an island, the only way to get to Tierra Bomba is by boat or, as they’re locally known, lanchas. Boats leaving for Tierra Bomba will be waiting in a small port located near the big hospital in Castillogrande.
How do you get to Isla de Baru?
How to get to Baru Island? The access to the island can be done by water, crossing the Bay of Cartagena. You can go on the daily boat and yacht tours that leave from Islas del Rosario; you must go to the tourist pier in the city. Or by land, by vehicle, crossing the Canal del Dique in a planchón or ferry.
Is it worth visiting Cartagena?
Cartagena is an awesome destination for solo female travellers. With good accommodation, other people to meet, plenty of places to socialise and explore, the city has a friendly, welcoming vibe. However, it is not always 100% safe for women to travel by themselves.
How do you get to Baru Colombia?
How do I get from Baru to Isla Grande?
Isla Grande is only accessible by boat while Isla Baru is not actually an island so it is accessible by taxi as well. The ride takes about 1.5 hours but the big benefit is that it is on your schedule.
What is the best beach in Cartagena Colombia?
Top 5 best beaches in Cartagena
- Punta Arena in Tierra Bomba. Punta Arena beach is located on Tierra Bomba island, which is right in front of the beaches of Castillogrande.
- Playa Blanca in Baru.
- Castillogrande Beach.
- La Boquilla Beach.
- Manzanillo del Mar Beach.
How many days do you need in Cartagena?
3 days is just about the perfect amount of time spent in Cartagena. It’s enough time to see all the main sites and enjoy a day at the beach, and it will leave you time to see some of those other destinations.
How do you get to Bomba Beach Club?
We are located in Tierra Bomba Island, 10 minutes by boat from Cartagena de Indias. Our plans and packages include boat transportation. To get here in the most comfortable and practical way, we recommend taking our boat, for which you must make the reservation. You can also get here on your own.
Where is the Pink Beach in Colombia?
Salinas of Galerazamba is a beautiful and colorful pink sea, located between Cartagena and Barranquilla; it is a destination worth knowing.
When do the boats return to Cartagena from the islands?
Most of the boats return to Cartagena from the islands around 2:00. If you bought round trip tickets your captain will tell you where and when to meet. If you did not buy round trip there will be plenty of people walking up and down the beach yelling out “Cartagena” and they will work out a “good deal” with you.
How to get to Isla Grande and Isla Baru?
During our stay we visited Isla Grande and Isla Baru as they were the most highly recommended and easiest to get to. Read about all of our Colombian travels here. The easiest way to get to the islands is to walk to the main ferry terminal just outside of the walled city and buy a ticket on a local boat.
Where to go for a day trip in Cartagena?
We also heard that Gente del Mar and Isla Coralina are great resorts for day trips to the Rosario Islands. Isla Baru is the closest and most popular island for Cartagena Day trips. When you get off the boat or arrive by cab walk with the ocean to your left until you get though all of the crowds (and there are a lot!).
How long is the boat ride to Isla Baru?
The ride to Isla Baru is about 1 hour in the fast boat. Be warned that on the smaller boats you can get wet but if you don’t mind 80 degree ocean water I highly recommend them as you will get more island time.