Cartagena: Barú Sunset Beach with Bioluminescent Plankton

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Escape bustling Cartegena and experience sunset at an exclusive beach club with dinner on this tour to Barú. Afterward, marvel at the bioluminescent plankton in the lagoon.


  • Indulge in the setting of a serene sunset beach atmosphere
  • Take in the sights on a drive from Cartagena to tranquil Barú
  • Savor a meal of Caribbean dishes while watching the sunset
  • Witness the brilliant lighting effects of bioluminescent plankton
  • Experience a rare phenomenon on calm and warm waters


Get picked up at the meeting point and enjoy a panoramic drive through the city of Cartagena until you reach the Barú Peninsula. Arrive at Playa Blanca, famous for its white beaches and turquoise waters, and walk to reach the beach club. At the beach club, spend time on a lounge chair or Balinese bed or explore the beautiful crystal clear waters. Spend your voucher worth 30,000 COP at the Mambo Beach restaurant and have delicious Caribbean dishes for dinner while watching the sunset. Afterward, at dusk, board a boat to see the bioluminescent plankton. See these organisms which float and drift in suspension in the water and when shaken, produce a brilliant light like a star or diamond. Learn interesting facts about plankton and their impact on the environment from your guide before being taken back to shore and drive back to Cartagena.


Roundtrip transportation Guide Beach club visit 30,000 COP dinner voucher (a la carte) Welcome drink Bioluminescent Plankton experience

Important Information

  • Be sure to eat lunch before starting the activity The drive time from Cartagena to Barú may vary according to traffic conditions There is a walk up and down stone steps and then another walk for 5 to 10 minutes to the beach club

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