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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Excellent service, great place to relax. Every single detail was taken care with great amiability. The staff was extremely friendly, ready to give us the best recommendations, treat us with delicious food, provides us with all the additional needed services. A beautiful pool, nice snorkeling area in front of hotel and great cozy decorated cabanas. If you are into a...

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Somerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 May 2013

If you are looking for a beautiful, serene place to spend your time on San Andres, you will not find a better location than the recently established Playa Tranquilo. Located a short 20-minute bus ride from town with gorgeous views of the rocky beach as well as easy access for swimming or snorkeling or, if you prefer, you can lounge...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Hotel is located on the side of San Andres where there is no beach, just sharp rocks and waters edge, if your after an island stay please stay on the other side rocky cay is one of the best beaches there is, back to the hotel the staff where very friendly especially the lady at reception! the breakfast was very...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Playa Tranquilo is the perfect place to relax and enjoy San Andres. Our room was very neat, clean and beautifully decorated. The place has a relaxing, home-like vibe. The owner and the staff will do everything they can to make sure you have a wonderful stay. Also they offer you the possibility to rent a buggy or scooter. If you...

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Honfleur, France
Reviewed 13 February 2013

We just spend 3 weeks at Playa Tranquilo with our kids (2 & 4 years old) and I must say that Playa Tranquilo is the place to stay in San Andres...!! Moises (The Director) is THE man...He & his team will do anything possible to make your vacation the most relaxing time you can have!!!!!..If you decide to go for...

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Red Deer
Reviewed 10 February 2013

My wife and 2 children and myself just got back from to absolutely wonderful weeks at Playa Tranquilo. The staff did everything that they possibly could to make our stay enjoyable. I was trying to think back of all the places I have stayed in the past and I would say that the staff at Playa Tranquilo beats them all....

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 25 January 2013 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend in January 2013 and we were 120% happy with our stay! Very very kind and helpful staff (that cooks you your choice of breakfast every morning!) and a really cool owner that offers diving lessons (very cool experience) his hotel definitely is made for a perfect stay on the island. It is a little...

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 20 January 2013

spent a fantastic week at playa tranquilo and miss the place already; the property is perfect to relax, quiet but right next to the ocean; everything is well kept and the staff is the best; we where picked up at the airport by a cab the hotel send us and had a very warm welcome; the rooms are clean, air-conditioned,...

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Playa Tranquilo is a insiders tip far away from all the downtown excitement of San Andres. The appartment and the entire property is a nice and cozy place to hang out. The service was excellent. No matter if you want to go diving, rent a golf cart or the housekeeping, there wasn't anything which wasn't taken care of. The staff...

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Australind, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2012

My wife and 17 month year old stayed for two nights here and it was not enough! I became addicted to diving here as the conditions are great and the hotel is perfectly situated near the best diving sites on the island. Literally you can grab a mask and fins and walk out across the road and you're in the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Playa Tranquilo is a Boutique Hotel that is separated into three luxurious options, on four lush acres of sea front property - The House, the Apartment and the Hotel (currently under renovation). Unlike other hotels, our goal is to custom tailor a uniquely fabulous experience for each and every guest. If you choose the House or the Apartment, you will be the only guests in that residence. As a guest of our Hotel, you will feel equally secluded. Our guests prefer staying with us because they feel like they are staying at an exclusive residence on the island, and not a suffocating resort. Our property is nestled on the less developed side of San Andres, a short 15 minutes from the city center/airport. Playa Tranquilo is an island of tranquility unto itself. Whether you are interested in scuba diving, lounging by the pool, touring the islands, having a chef prepare all of your meals, popping into the sea directly outside our gate or just settling into a hammock to enjoy the sunset with an aperitif - we have it all and would be more than happy to customize your time (see services page) at Playa Tranquilo. You can be as spoiled, or as self-sufficient as you like in this idyllic setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Tranquilo

Address: Avenida Circunvalar Km 8 Via El Cove, San Andres, San Andres Island, Colombia
Region: Colombia > San Andres and Providencia Department > San Andres Island > San Andres
Price Range: $122 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Book a sunset facing suite with a en-suite bathroom!”
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“I would suggest spending the extra money and getting a larger sized room”
Jessekolodin, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“You can;t go wrong--all of the 3 possibilities are terrific, though the house is jaw-dropping.”
KenE737, 13 Mar 2014 | Read review
“"cabana" standard double rooms have a great view of the water/entrance to the hotel, you can sit on the patio area and watch the sunset with a glass of wine!”
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  • bedroom in cabana--looks exactly like on their site
  • sunset view from room
  • view from cabana room, sitting outside on patio
DB182, 11 Mar 2014 | Read review
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