Sunday, 27 June 2010


Ladrilleros Ladrilleros is a small village connected to Juanchaco, with decent pacific coast beaches. If you like off-beaten track this is a trip for you. You might find yourself as the only backpacker in the whole Colombian Pacific coast.

What can you do:
- Watch humpback whales for around 20000-25000 COP between July-Oct
- Jump over the Pacific waves
- Go body boarding
- Taste legendary Colombian Pacific coast seafood
- Stay overnight in the and watch the sunset from the hammock
- Go for the local boat tour around the mangrove forest

How to get:
Walk 15 min to the bus terminal and ask for the bus to Buenaventura, from Buenaventura bus station take a taxi to the pier, then take the boat to Ladrilleros and when you get there wait for the tractor transportation to the beach.

How much it costs:
16000 COP bus one way,
3000 COP taxi to the prier,
54000-60000 COP round boat ticket to the Ladrilleros,
20000-25000 COP Whale watching
from 15000 COP "Patty" or "Arena" rooms in Ladrilleros pp/night
2000 COP tractor ride to the beach or 30 min walk

 How long it takes to get there:

Photos by Filip Ziolkowski

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