Tayrona Park: Tour To Playa Cristal

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Highlights of Tayrona Park: Tour To Playa Cristal

Tayrona National Natural Park is known for its beautiful white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, surrounded by exuberant vegetation and mountains. 

Enjoy with us all this majestic natural beauty and its biodiversity, in a tour that will immerse us inside the reserve to discover one of the most beautiful beaches on the Caribbean coast: Playa Cristal.

Playa Cristal is located at the southern end of the park and is known for its crystal clear waters and its rich marine life.

On this guided tour, we will visit the dry forests of Playa de las Siete Olas and sail by boat from Neguanje to Playa Cristal, where the natural environment will be an ideal place to relax, sunbathe and enjoy an incredible landscape.
Starts
SANTA MARTA (CO)
Hotel, Hostel or place of accommodation located in Santa Marta, Rodadero or Taganga - Starts at 07:00 AM
Ends
Hotel, Hostel or place of accommodation located in Santa Marta, Rodadero or Taganga - Ends at approx 06:00 PM (between 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. after the pick-up time)
Duration
11 Hours
Frequency
Everyday
Season
All year round
Included
* Pick up and return to hotels or accommodations located in Santa Marta, Taganga or Rodadero
* Professional guide in Spanish for shared service
* Professional guide in Spanish or English for private service
* Entrance to the Tayrona National Natural Park
* Ground transportation within the Park
* Transportation by boat to get to Playa Cristal
* Medical assistance insurance during the tour
Not Included
* Breakfast
* Lunch
* Tips
* Extras not mentioned
Difficulty
Low
What To Bring?
* Comfortable and quick-drying clothing
* Sports shoes suitable for walking
* Bathing suit and personal towel
* Sun protection such as hat, cap, sunglasses and skin protector
* Insect repellent
* Lightweight and easy to carry backpack
* Long but fresh clothes for the return
* Water bottle to keep you hydrated
* Lunch or snack of non-perishable food, in biodegradable packaging and bags
Destinations
Santa Marta (CO)
Other
* Keep in mind that the Tayrona National Natural Park closes from June 1 to 15 and from October 19 to November 2
* Remember that the Tayrona Park is a natural reserve, you will be entering a jungle and coastal area, therefore we recommend that you be prepared for any type of situation; a lot of sun or rain, stilt walkers, narrow paths, rocky, sandy, long distances and difficult access.
* If you have any special medical conditions or allergies, please inform us at the time of booking.
* We recommend that you do not bring any valuable items.
* During the trip, please follow the guide`s instructions at all times.
* It is important to mention that due to the fragility of the ecosystem, measures have been implemented to protect the Tayrona Park and its biodiversity, therefore, it will be mandatory to register at the park entrance, and all visitors are required to follow the rules and regulations established.
* Keep in mind that during high season, the pick up time may vary, starting the pick up at hotels from 05AM. Please provide us with your contact telephone number when booking so we can keep you up to date.
* Ask us about the extra activity of Snorkeling, ideal to observe the marine fauna in the translucent waters of Playa Cristal
* Ask us for bilingual guide assistance in other languages

Details of Day Tours

Early in the morning, starting at 07:00 AM, our guide will pick you up at your place of accommodation, from there, We will leave Santa Marta towards the Tayrona National Natural Park along the Troncal del Caribe highway. We will advance along the route to the sector of "Palangana" that will take us to the second entrance of the national park. 

We will make a technical stop to buy the entrance ticket to the park and the entrance registration of every traveler. Keep in mind that the park opens at 8:00 AM and has limited the number of daily visitors to 3,535 people, which is why it is important to start the activity early to avoid long lines.

After identifying ourselves at the entrance of the Park we will continue by car for another 20 minutes to the Las Seven Waves, along the way you will be able to observe a tropical dry forest made up of cacti and shrubs and if luck is with us, we will see some mammals roaming the area, such as howler monkeys and squirrels. 

This beach is famous for its strong currents and a large number of waves that break on the shore. From the beach, we will walk for about 20-30 minutes to the Siete Olas Viewpoint, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the sea and the beaches of Tayrona Park. 

We will drive to Neguanje beach , where after receiving instructions from the guide, we will embark on a boat to Playa Cristal, this transfer lasts about 10 minutes. 

We will arrive at Playa Cristal, where the crystalline landscape and white sand will invite us to relax, enjoy the sea breeze and rest. 

Very close to the beach is a reef, home to a large number of marine species, and an ideal place to practice snorkeling and diving. This activity is not included, but you can contact us if you are interested in adding it.

We will have free time to walk the beach, throw ourselves on the sand and bathe in the sea. At around 01:00 PM the guide will give us recommendations for places to have lunch (lunch not included).

The return begins around 3:00 PM, we will take the boat and then the car that will take us to the park exit. We will return to your place of accommodation, ending the activity between 06 and 07:00 PM.

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Amazing tour in Santa Marta
17/02/2024
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We visited Santa Marta where we had a great time. We recommend the tour . It´s a must!

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Great experience in Santa Marta
16/01/2024
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If you are visiting Santa Marta, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

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Rates of Tayrona Park: Tour To Playa Cristal in Santa Marta

Valid rates for 2024 per person

Shared Tour to Playa Cristal - National

Group Service in Spanish

Starts: 07:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español

From: USD $62

Shared Tour to Playa Cristal - Foreigners

Group Service in Spanish

Starts: 07:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español

From: USD $82

Private Tour to Playa Cristal

Bilingual Private Service

Starts: 07:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $280

Price for 1 adult: USD $475

Rate List of Tayrona Park: Tour To Playa Cristal for 2024 per person

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