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Customer Travel Tips for Taganga

68% Avg. city rating Rated by 80 customers

Activities / excursions 78%

Restaurants / eating out 74%

Shopping 50%

Chilling out / relaxing 80%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 61%

Culture 55%

Nightlife / partying 73%

Value for money 70%

Customer Travel Tips for Taganga

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53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
53% Avg. rating


03 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Parque Tayrona. In Taganga there is only one ATM which doesn't work 100%.

Liked: The location near to Parque Tayrona.

Disliked: Unfortunatly the atmosphere of a pretty fisherman's town has ben ruined by a lot of touristic accomodations.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 20%
69% Avg. rating


15 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go there for cheap PADI cert, or to get into Tayrona NP. Not much else happening in town.

Liked: Gateway to Tayrona

Disliked: Can feel a little unsafe for a girl alone after dark

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


24 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Stay more then just a couple of nights.

Liked: The nearby National Park and beaches.

Disliked: Nothing.

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
58% Avg. rating


17 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Don't go unless you really want to be in the middle of nowhere.

Liked: Middle of no where - quite the experience. No paved roads, chickens, goats, cats, and dogs running around all over the place. Super cheap!

Disliked: No paved roads, trash everywhere.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


24 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: tanganga itself is a nice village, but there is not much to see. would recommend a full day trip to minca and a boat trip to the playa cristal.

Liked: Found some nice places to stay, the bonsai cafe, nice beach, friendly people

Disliked: no

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


11 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Very quiet in the week, which is fine but if you want a night out visit at the weekend

Liked: Good atmosphere

Disliked: Trip to Tayrona was a little expensive

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 20%
64% Avg. rating


18 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Might be the best spot in this area to book a fundive cause they go to the sites around tayrona park :)

Liked: Atmosphere, laid back, diving

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


02 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in Villa Mary

Liked: The beach and the nightlife

Disliked: Nothing

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


02 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: None

Liked: Niceand quiet

Disliked: A little pricey

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


20 Oct 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Dine at Baba Ganoush - excellent food at a great price!

Liked: Small fishing town - charming in it's own way.

Disliked: Didn't feel overly safe.

20% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
20% Avg. rating


05 Aug 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in Santa Marta

Liked: .

Disliked: Lack of affordable decent hostels

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
62% Avg. rating


13 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to playa grande

Liked: Weather

Disliked: Dirty beach

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
62% Avg. rating


21 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break

Customer Travel Tip: Go snorkelling for oyster fishing

Liked: The relax nearby beaches

Disliked: people selling drugs on the streets and in clubs

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


20 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Scuba diving is really cheap!

Liked: Sunset at taganga's beach and Playa Grande.

Disliked: Seemed to be a little unsafe at late night. Everybody tells you to avoid walking at night.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
76% Avg. rating


13 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do the ciudad perdida trek if you have the time.

Liked: Great jump off point for other activities, good for relaxing since there isn't much in the town to sightsee, and good restaurants (I recommend limalimon, its a family owned joint along the walk up from the beach across from the soccer fields, great prices for delicious food).

Disliked: Can hit the budget since the activities available are on the pricey side.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


08 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Watch yourself on the beach at night.

Liked: The weather and the beach.

Disliked: A little dirty.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


12 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: take time to find a good hostel

Liked: relaxing place, beautiful landscape, nice weather

Disliked: gringo land, many shops try to take advantage and cheat tourists

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
76% Avg. rating


11 Jan 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Hostal La Masia!!! Great staff and very nice cook!

Liked: I know Taganga is amazing. But I went on high season, a holiday on 6th January and the beach was like a dumpster. What a shame.

Disliked: Really dirty (6th January)

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


08 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Tayrona is quite overcrowded. If you overnight you'll stay in a tent city

Liked: Nice backpacker vibe

Disliked: Tayrona park is overcrowded

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


22 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

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68% Avg. city rating Rated by 80 customers

Activities / excursions 78%

Restaurants / eating out 74%

Shopping 50%

Chilling out / relaxing 80%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 61%

Culture 55%

Nightlife / partying 73%

Value for money 70%

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