Sail Colombia to Panama – with Sailing Koala: Video Review

Sailing Koala - Nacar

Sailing from Cartagena to Panama through the San Blas Islands is an unforgettable adventure. Even if you can’t make it, travel vicariously with this video and photos.

Mamallenas Hostel, Cartagena: Video Review

Mamallena Hostel Cartagena

Looking for great budget accommodation in Cartagena? Check out our awesome video review of Mamallena Hostel in the north of Colombia.

Getting the boat to Playa Blanca, Cartagena, Colombia

Playa Blanca - Colombia
Playa Blanca - Colombia
A seriously delicious beach!

To get to Playa Blanca, Cartagena you have four options:

  • Take the normal tour boats (2-4 hours)
  • Take a direct speed boat (45 minutes)
  • Go overland (3 hours)
  • Direct bus (only on Sunday mornings)

The first two options leave before 10am, the third option is a bus, ferry and moto taxi – which does seem like a real hassle!!

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Where to stay in Playa Blanca, Cartagena, Colombia

Playa Blanca has to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, but most people only go for a day and miss the treasure. This guide will help you plan your stay there.