Fast boats depart from the Muelle Turistico in Buenaventura (1h). Return fare is 70,000 COP (including 7,000 port tax) and the return is valid for 15 days. Reliable companies are Transporte Asturias or Bahia Mar. (09/18)
Lunch and dinner offers are relatively expensive. For a fish or seafood menu calculate with about 15,000 COP.
Coco loco : local spirit called viche and served in a coco nut.
The town is safe. There s an airforce landing strip right between Juanchaco and Ladrilleros as well as a navy base in the bay of Malaga.
In the event of bad weather, the boats will not run and you'll be stuck in town for an extra day. Be careful if you have to catch a plane or are low on cash.