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Vacation on Cartagena beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Cartagena does not cease to attract beach lovers. Coastal areas suitable for water activities and sunbathing can be found both on the mainland and on the nearby picturesque islands, which can be easily reached by tourists. Within limits of the city is the largest and most popular beach - Playa de Bocagrande . This stretch of coast accommodates popular hotels, so some parts of the beach are well-equipped. The coast is perfect for a family holiday, the entrance to the water is gentle and quite shallow here. At the height of the tourist season, Bocagrande Beach is always crowded, so fans of private recreation would likely prefer other city beaches.
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Tours of the picturesque Baru Island , which is part of the Rosario archipelago, are often organized for travelers. Recreation on the local beaches will surely appeal to nature enthusiasts, as the islands have managed to preserve their pristine beauty. The most popular and beautiful beach on the island of Baru is Playa Blanca covered with fine white sand. This charming beach lying near thickets of exotic plants is perfect for a secluded relaxation.
Another popular beach can be found on the island of Terrabomba . Playa De Punta Arena is not only popular for the picturesque landscapes but also for its high ecological standards. The quiet sandy beach is surrounded by thickets of slender palms, in the shade of which you can always hide from the hot sun. It also worth noting that in close proximity to the beach there are many popular restaurants serving delicious seafood dishes. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Nearby is Boca Chica Beach. It is sure to please both water entertainment fans and those wishing to diversify their leisure by walking in picturesque places. On the beach is an important historic landmark - a completely restored medieval fort - so many tourists visit the coast as part of large-scale tours. Areas adjacent to the above-mentioned beach offer an equally decent choice of restaurants and cafes, so you can relax around the clock here.
La Bokilya Beach is perfect for relaxation in an atmosphere of complete seclusion. This stretch of the coast surrounded by thick mangroves is a continuous series of cozy lagoons. It is quite easy to find a suitable place for recreation here. At any time, vacationers can leave the beach to enjoy tasting fish delicacies at one of the nearby restaurants.
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Manzanillo del Mar sandy beach is also quite popular among the locals and visitors to Cartagena. There are almost never strong waves here, so you can safely stay on the coast with your children. The only drawback of the beach is the lack of equipment, so lovers of comfort sunbeds and umbrellas should take them along. Very interesting boat tours are organized for tourists who want to diversify their vacations.
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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Cartagena

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Cartagena for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Cartagena.
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