Cartagena: Tour to Barú Island's Playa Blanca with Lunch

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Soak up some sun on white sands and go for a swim in turquoise waters with this tour to Barú Island's Playa Blanca. Travel in a comfortable bus from Cartagena and enjoy a tasty beachside lunch.


  • Feel soft, white sand between your toes as you visit Playa Blanca on Barú Island
  • Cool-off with a delightful swim in crystal-clear waters with beach free time
  • Marvel at and hear about the towns of Barú Island on a panoramic bus tour
  • Treat your taste buds to an included lunch comprised of delightful local flavors
  • Enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off from select districts in the city of Cartagena


Start with pickup at your hotel in the Marbella, Bocagrande, Laguito or Castillo Grande district of Cartagena in the morning. Those staying outside of these areas can meet at a central location. Hop on an air-conditioned bus and take in the views on your way to the island of Barú. Enjoy a panoramic bus tour of the area that passes thorugh the industrial area of Mamonal, before reaching the bridge that connects Cartagena with the Island of Barú. Admire views of the charming towns of Ararca, Santana, and the fishing village of Barù before arriving at Playa Blanca. Get off the bus and stroll to the soft white sands of Playa Blanca, the flagship beach of Barù Island. Have free time to enjoy this stunning area that has 2.4 kilometers of beach. Swim, work on your tan, or purchase activities like snorkeling jet skiing, or banana boating. Sit down to a delicious lunch of fish or chicken, coconut rice, patacón (twice-fried plantain slices), and salad. Return to your hotel or meeting point by bus in the late afternoon.


Hotel pickup and drop-off from select areas of Cartagena Guide Air-conditioned transportation by bus or van to Barú Lunch (fish or chicken, rice with coconut, patacón (twice-fried plantain slices), and salad

Important Information

  • - You must keep in mind that you are scheduled one hour before the start of the activity (08:20 AM) - If your hotel is located in the tourist and hotel areas of; Bocagrande, Laguito, Castillogrande, Marbella, Cabrero then we will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel - If you are picked up at the hotel, we will be writing to you via WhatsApp or calling to confirm the approximate pick-up time, this depends on the area in which your hotel is located. but we suggest being attentive approximately from 7:00 to 7:40 AM - If you are in the center then you must go to the meeting point, which is the historic center of CartagenaCAFETERÍA JUAN VALDEZ, after the monument and the fountain of the convention center and right in front of the GHL hotel, you must be between 07:50 to 08:20 AM. - People who are not staying at the mentioned hotel should go to the meeting point: CAFETERÍA JUAN VALDEZ, after the monument and the fountain of the convention center and right in front of the GHL hotel

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