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Taganga (Colombia)

Practical information on Taganga

  • Beach / Seaside Resort
  • Water Sports
3 / 5 - One review
How to get there
15mins by bus from Santa Maria
When to go
From December to April
Minimum stay
One day

Reviews of Taganga

Rose Nicolini Seasoned Traveller
23 written opinions

Taganga is a little village on the edge of a creek. An erstwhile fishing village, it's now a tourist hub of dive clubs, bars and nightclubs.

My suggestion:
If you enjoy diving, there are some good deals to be had, but if you're hoping to lay out your towel on the beach, be prepared to squish in amongst loads of tourists.
My review

I was shocked when I arrived at Taganga. The tourist guide descriptions of a quaint little fishing village were nothing like the ultra-touristy seaside resort that greeted me. There were far too many people on the beach for me to relax and unwind.

At the same time, there are plenty of activities on offer - deep sea diving, snorkelling, beach volleyball etc. You can also organise excursions, including a visit to the Tayrona National Natural Park.

If, during your holiday in Colombia, you're after some peace and quiet, give this one a miss. If, however, you're a party animal and social butterfly, then this is the place for you. One piece of advice...make sure you withdraw cash in Santa Maria as there's only one cashpoint in Taganga and it wasn't working when I was there.

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