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Mamallena Tours and Travel

10-47 Calle Media Luna, Cartagena 0000, Colombia
+57 5 6700499
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La Gitanita - Great boat and crew

Our trip with Cesar, Jaime and Luis on La Gitanita was amazing. Amazing locations, great local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
edbehere
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Medellin, Colombia
Bad pick-up driver, idiots in the office and misleading 'free' accommodation offer

I'd definitely book with Blue Sailing if I were to go again for the following reasons: - The guy... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
danking87
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London, United Kingdom
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Along with Hostel Mamallena we provide tours around the cartagena area, including a direct shuttle bus to Playa Blanca and trips to the Totumo mud Volcano. We also have years of experience in providing boat trips between Colombia and Panama.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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10-47 Calle Media Luna, Cartagena 0000, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip with Cesar, Jaime and Luis on La Gitanita was amazing. Amazing locations, great local network through cesar, friendly staff and delicious food. Some issues with the booking process but the boat and crew were amazing

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd definitely book with Blue Sailing if I were to go again for the following reasons: - The guy who does the pick ups is really rude and aggressive with passengers. He arrived 40 minutes before we were told to be ready and got angry...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best boat, ever. Jaime, Cesar y Luis were the greatest crew. We had so much food, so many smiles, gorgeous scenery, snorkelling, swimming, chilling, laughing, drinking... it was the best And, the perks from Mamallena are the best- oone else offers that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mamallena made the booking super easy and they were extremely responsive and informative. We were really happy with the boat (Zoe III) that we chose and ended up having a great group of people with us on the trip. The captain (John) and the chef...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

My friend and I (both 23) absolutely loved our time on the Sangria! Unfortauntely Captain Mike was unable to make it on our trip, but Capitain Fernando was wonderful as were Teresa and Juan. The food was incredible and fresh, the boat was kept clean...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

First thing, massive thank you to Captain James and his team for making the trip perfect from start to finish. As usual I had done no research about the trip so had no idea what to expect. The boat itself was lovely, plenty space to...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I have stayed at both Mamallenas in Panama City and Cartagena and had an excellent experience with both. Both places had a chill vibe and made good friends at both. My rooms were clean and the AC blew cold all night. They can also help...More

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Casa762, Owner at Mamallena Tours and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Cheers James, hope you make it back again! The Sovereign Grace is a great boat and do a great trip, the crew do a lot to help with that.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We sailed on La Gitanita booked through Mamallena Tours. We had an amazing time, German the Captain was fantastic and gave us confidence in his abilities to look after the 12 of us on rough seas on a long crossing. The crew were amazing and...More

1  Thank LOU-DUG
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The tour at Mamallenas to the mud volcano is run by a different company. Eco Routinas, maybe? However, it’s well organized. Quick transport to volcano with instructions in English and Spanish. There is a small house with toilets, bag storage, and low pressure showers. Volcano...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We were 12 passengers in total aboard La Gitanita, captained by Herman and crewed with Cesar and Guillmero. All the crew were spectacular, they couldn’t do more to help out and make sure you had a good time, Herman was an incredible Captain and got...More

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eljohn560
12 June 2018|
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Response from Orlaith D | Reviewed this property |
Hey. We just organized transport from our hostel in Cartagena to bring us to Santa Marta. You can take a local bus but there is no ac so you would be better to organized a car with your hostel/accommodation
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Siomara J
15 April 2018|
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Response from lucygraham2205 | Reviewed this property |
San Blas islands are only accessible by boat
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