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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

My wife and I just spent 4 days at playa scondida, and we couldn't have had a better experience. Everything was first-class from the accommodations to the food to the service to Fernando, Playa Scondida's ebullient owner. We slept like logs in our tree-top bungalow and looked forward to fresh Colombian coffee and yogurt each morning for breakfast. The weather...

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3Thank brooklynusa02
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2014

we have just got back from Colombia and had a wonderful time at scondido. The owners are really helpful and the food is excellent. Rooms are charming decorated and there is loads of space to read, sunbathe, play ball games. We used the kayaks which were great. Bikes were a bit more of a challenge on the bumpy tracks. Boat...

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3Thank DianeJoan
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 August 2013

My mother and I decided to take a trip to Baru to go to the beach while on vacation in Cartagena, and were so glad we found Playa Scondida! First, it's gorgeous, and we loved the open feel of the cabins. Second, like so many reviewers had noted before us, Fernando and Beatriz are wonderful, and made us feel at...

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2Thank pamelaahill
Reviewed 13 April 2013

I am from NYC and stayed at Playa Scondida for a night while on a trip to Cartagena, Colombia. My wife and I really enjoyed our stay. The lodge itself was extremely relaxing, simple and worth the hour or so trip out there. Beach: owners take you on a 5 minute boat trip there (beautiful white sand beach). Go there...

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5Thank NICU4
White Plains, New York
Reviewed 21 January 2013

Playa Scondida is the perfect vacation. The setting is absolutely beautiful, located on Baru Island about a one hour boat ride from Cartagena. The owners, Fernando and Beatrix, and the staff are extremely friendly and attentive to their guests. They make you feel so welcome and comfortable. The beach is about a 5 minute boat ride from Playa Scondida and...

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1Thank Larry L
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Beatriz and her husband were amazing! The place was heaven and the food was really really good. I took a whole humanitarian group for a weekend before new years last year and we had a blast. My favorite was the little private beach the owners share with some of the other hotels. Beatriz had the boatman take us out there...

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1Thank EagleCondorHumanitar
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 17 March 2012

My wife and I stayed at Playa Scondida for 3 nights in Mid February. Bedatriz, the wife and co-owner met us in Cartagena by the boat dock and we went to the B&B in a crowded, public boat. If you can afford the private boat ride it is much more comfortable. It is $200 each way and it takes about...

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Thank Davidoff670
from London
Reviewed 18 January 2012

My friend and I stayed at Playascondida 3 nights in mid December. The good things: great location, amazing cook, lovely staff always trying to acommodate our needs and well blended into the nature. The closesst beach to the hotel is a paradise, white sand and turquoise water. However it is quite small and there are way too many sellers. I...

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5Thank Monikafromlondon
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 December 2011

The owners Fernando and Beatriz are very welcoming and were sure to make certain that we were comfortable, eating well and relaxing. If you are looking for a very relaxing spot away from Cartegena, this is the place to be. Note there is not a beach; the property is set among mangrove trees, but there is a nearby beach and...

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Thank S J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2011

We really enjoyed our stay in Playa Scondida. The location of the hotel is lovely right in the middle of mangroves, the owners were very welcoming and food was absolutely delicious. When we mentioned that it was our honeymoon they prepared a very romantic dinner on a small hotel pier with Champaign and candles. At some point we were so...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our eco-hotel is located in the island of Baru, 20 miles south of Cartagena, Colombia, in the bay of Cholon, amidst mangrove trees, white beaches and blue waters. We have two wood cottages with two rooms each, no air condition. You can enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, bicycle riding, sailing sports or sun bathing. We can arrange scuba diving trips, at near by Rosario islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Scondida

Address: Ensenada de Cholon | Km 26, Isla Baru 130017, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Isla Baru
Price Range: ₹ 11,574 - ₹ 18,409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Playa Scondida 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“First floor has a great garden surrounding it, second floor has the ocean views but has to use stairs.”
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“Theres a special cabin up away from the other cabins on a hill waking past the eating area. Its perfect for couples, isolated, but a good walk up the hill.”
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