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Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people



About this tour

The tour to Playa Cristal Santa Marta is one of the most outstanding experiences in the Tayrona National Natural Park, where tourists can enjoy warm waters, typical Caribbean gastronomy and the Samaria culture that will make them feel at home.

Playa Cristal, also known as Playa del Muerto, is one of the most impressive natural beaches in Colombia, its crystal clear waters and soft white sand, surrounded by mountains and dry tropical forest, make this place a very attractive tourist destination.

To reach this sector of the
Tayrona Park
It is necessary to travel from Santa Marta by air-conditioned bus to Neguanje, one of the beaches of Tayrona from where the boats leave to Playa Cristal.

During the tour, travelers will have the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of the park, while relaxing on the beach and exploring the rich marine life through swimming and snorkeling; in addition, the local inhabitants are known for their friendliness, which makes the experience even more enriching.

Book your tour to Playa Cristal today and live an unforgettable experience in Tayrona Park.


Playa Cristal Santa Marta Tour Itinerary


The tour starts very early in the morning in the air-conditioned bus that will be picking up tourists at their lodging places from 6:00 am to transfer them to the Palangana Tayrona Park sector.

Tourists arrive around 8:00 am at the entrance of PNNT – Palangana and while the guide manages the entrances, travelers receive a 15-minute talk to learn about some recommendations and internal rules of the Tayrona Park.

After the induction by the National Parks, the tourists receive a handle and continue the trip in the bus for 15 minutes more and will have a brief stop of 15 minutes at the 7 Waves Beach Viewpoint to take pictures and receive information about the beach.

After the photo section at the 7 Olas viewpoint, continue the overland journey to Neguanje beach where they will take the boat transportation that will take them to Playa Cristal Santa Marta in just 10 minutes; the group of tourists will be arriving around 9:00 a.m. to enjoy this charming destination.

From 12:00 pm begins lunch time, the guide arranges the tourists in the restaurant to order their food to their preference, after lunch they enjoy the whole afternoon on the beach; the departure time from Playa Cristal Santa Marta is around 3:00 pm, to transfer the tourists to their accommodation places between 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.

Transportation by Sea, Round Trip

We also have the option to travel by sea to Playa Cristal from Taganga by boat.

Nationals: $200,000 COP
Foreigners: $240,000 COP

Playa Cristal Santa Marta is a stunning tourist destination on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It offers a unique experience for domestic and foreign visitors.


  • One of the best beaches in Santa Marta: Playa Cristal is one of the most popular destinations in the Tayrona Park due to its beautiful white sand and crystal clear turquoise waters, the perfect place to relax, swim and enjoy the sun and nature.
  • Snorkeling: Playa Cristal has a natural swimming pool with beautiful coral reefs, an excellent place for snorkeling, the crystal clear waters of the beach allow tourists to see a great variety of marine life, including brightly colored fish, starfish and corals.
  • Viewpoints to take good pictures: During the trip you will have a brief stop at the paya 7 olas viewpoint where you will enjoy a breathtaking view; also in playa cristal there is a high area where tourists take spectacular pictures of the mountain, the beach or the ocean.
  • Indigenous culture: Tayrona Park is home to several indigenous communities, which have inhabited the region for many years.


  • Round trip transportation from your place of lodging in Santa Marta.
  • Entrance fees to the Tayrona National Natural Park, Palangana - Neguanje sector.
  • Specialized tour guide who will accompany you throughout the tour.
  • Free time in Playa Cristal to enjoy the sea, the sun and the warm breeze.
  • Lodging in Playa Cristal, if you wish to spend the night in the Tayrona Park, you will have to book a room or camping, as this service is not included in the tour.
  • Food, the ideal is that each tourist buys and enjoys the local gastronomy, according to their tastes and preferences.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not included in this tour package to Playa Cristal, however, you can purchase alcoholic beverages while you are there.
  • Transfer from another place other than Santa Marta: if you are in another place other than Santa Marta, the transfer to Santa Marta is not included in the tour and you will have to pay an additional cost.

Plan Duration

Pasadia (Fullday)

Tour Category


Reservation policies

Departures from 2 persons and up
Foreign Tourist pays an additional $50.000
Reservations with 50% of the total tour value

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PRICE TOUR: $215.000
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