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About Santa Marta
Santa Marta is located in the north of Colombia on the Caribbean coast. Santa Marta is a port town, with a small beach, and many restaurants, banks, markets, a post office, and a bus terminal.
Santa Marta is a good base for trips to the nearby Tyrona National Park, a tropical jungle located on the coast of the Caribbean, with white powdered sand beach; large coconut trees; and clear, calm, and water waters. There are several daily boats that operate from Santa Marta to Tyrona. There is also an option to take a taxi to the park entrance, and hike through the national park, to the beach. Multi-day treks can also be arranged from Santa Marta to the Lost City (La Ciudad Perdida). This can be quite demanding -- you'll be trekking through the jungle for several hours in knee-high mud; however, the views of the surrounding jungle environment, wildlife, and city ruins are worth all the hard work. The price of the trek is government monitored, and includes a guide, all transport, food, and accommodation. The trek can be done in four, five, or six days.
Hostels in Santa Marta provide basic facilities, such as complimentary breakfast, communal areas, free Wi-Fi, lockers for your valuables, as well as overnight luggage storage (for people going on a multi-day trek). Fans and a fully equipped communal kitchen are sometimes included. Hostel staff can usually offer advice on activities, such as hikes in the nearby national parks, and information on local events. Hostels in Santa Marta usually have an onsite bar, with happy hour, and a social vibe, making them an ideal place to meet other travelers.
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La Casa de Felipe Hostel
"Nice place but not secure. - La casa de felipe in Taganga is a nice Hotel inside. but the area where the hotel is located it is not very nice. Taganga is not a safe place. While I was sleeping someone climbed through the balcony and stole my ipod, cell phone, and camera. The balcony have grill bars for security. In my case was my fault because I didn't close them. because I was in a Third floor. I couldn't believe someone climb this high. if...
La Brisa Loca
"La Brisa Loca is a stunning building; a restored mansion, it is impressively built up over three floors around the classic central courtyard and pool. With these foundations, it would be impossible for a hostel to lack ambiance, but there is still the feeling that there could be more. The Location La Brisa Loca is a taxi ride's journey from Santa Marta bus station but only a short walk to the beach. It's very central in the town -- one...
Aluna Casa y Cafe
"… Situated in the historical centre of Santa Marta. Perfect as a base for nearby attractions as; Parque Tayrona, Cuidad Perdida & the Sierra Nevada, Beaches - Baha de Concha, Arrefices, Cabo San Juan and Taganga Visitors to Aluna would also be offered the unique experience of staying on a Colombian farm, Entre Rios, in the Sierra Nevada. Aluna Hotel was designed, built and is run by Dubliner architect Patrick Fleming. A...
The Dreamer Hostel
"The Dreamer Hostel is an enclosed compound of a hostel, an oasis of good times in an otherwise dull area of Santa Marta. It feels more beachy than most of the hostels on the actual beach and the staff are ridiculously helpful. In fact, the particular girl who checked us in could well have been the friendliest girl in South America. The Location Dreamer is a purpose built hostel -- as one of the receptionists explained, built to be in...
Hospedaje Casa Blanca
"… for 2000 Pesos per hour and wireless is available for free for those travelling with laptops. The restaurant serves great value, tasty meals and snacks all day and is open to non-residents too. Tours to Ciudad Perdida, Tayrona National Park and Sierra Nevada can be arranged here, but the approachable staff will help you out with directions to visit the local sights independently too. Please note : Cancellation Policy : 24...
"In Kayros Hostel travelers can enjoy low-cost private rooms with TV, bathroom, air conditioning or fan, free internet, kitchen, coffe free, and excellent tourist information for the city and its surroundings Our hotel has private rooms. single, double, or family, all our rooms have air, tv and bathroom. Beds doubles and singles." … "… 3 blocks from the bay. the bus station is located about 15 minutes of the hostel is best to...
Eco Hostal Yuluka
"Our service is personalized and affordable, we offer information about different activities and places of interest to visit we have a typical restaurant food expert of the region, TV room and pool semi where you can enjoy a refreshing bath in the saw. our place is characterized by respect to nature and our attention to our guests warm. accommodations offer private double with king beds and extra double and shared dormitory-style,...
El Hostal de Jackie
"… have some common areas for you relaxing time, as our lounge with TV, the kitchen, the pool area or the terrace, where our bar is. Breakfast is not included in your rates, but all meals are offered on request. Our kitchen is also available for our guest use. We are within walking distance to the main restaurants and the beach. Here you can visit the older cathedral in South America, the Museo del Oro or the typical colourful...
Candela y Chocolate
"… of Santa Marta, just two blocks from the most beautiful bay in the Americas. Here you can enjoy the comfort, tranquillity and sweetness of the Colombian Caribbean. Our house is owner-operated and is ready to become your home in Santa Marta. We have a community kitchen, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, tourist advice and more. And best of all, when you get here you'll get a delicious complimentary welcome drink of your choice!...
Finca La Gordita
"… 1 CHILD $120.000 ALL ROOM HAMMOCK $10.000 per person DIRECTIONS FARM GORDITA KM 22 ROAD SANTAMARTA - RIOHACHA SECTOR CALABAZOS SANTAMARTA MAGDALENA COLOMBIA From AIRPORT or BUS TERMINAL or in SANTA MARTA city if you are coming from SANTA MARTA BUS TERMINAL get a bus, taxi or moto-taxi to MAMATOCO gas- station on the intersection to MINCA. There at the gas station you get a local bus to GUACHACA PALOMINO... or if you find a taxi...
Casa Del Ritmo
"… and private accommodation, all with ceiling fan and private en-suite bathroom. Our purpose is to provide high quality services at backpacker rates, with great facilities, to turn your trip into an unforgettable experience. Don´t forget to visit: -Our BAR where you will enjoy refreshing cocktails as Mojito, Coco Loco or Sex on the Beach, shots and national beers and our RESTAURANT, specialized in grilled cuisine, open every day...
Hostel La Milagrosa
"… tropical gardens, the peacefulness and the great spots we have to sunbathe and relax. We have a family homestay atmosphere so any type of Colombian or Welsh food can come out of our kitchen, we post and you reserve, but if you prefer to cook your own food, we have for you a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, microwave and toaster, and if you feel like Barbequing we can put the fire on for you and enjoy it! Just 5 minutes from our...
Drop Bear Hostel
"Spacious and secure with very relaxed atmosphere - Friendly and helpful people run Drop Bear. I was given lots of good advise, and slept very well in the private room I had hired. The bar played great music, and the drinks were very affordable. And the hostel kitchen (which was furnished with TWO sinks) also had a very good juice blender. I would recommend this place to anyone wanting a small sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Santa...
"… information, also round trip transportation to the touristic destinations because we have our own travel agency inside the hostel. We are located in historic downtown Santa Marta, half a block from beaches and the most beautiful bay of America. We have excellent facilities, restaurant, free WI-fi internet in all the hostel, enclosed open-air seating areas, a big second floor patio where you can enjoy breezes and viewing the...
Playa del Ritmo
"… With the most exclusive beach in Santa Marta just steps from your room, you can enjoy a cool drink in the Caribbean breeze under the shade of a palm tree or relax with fellow travellers at our bar. Policies: Cancellation policy: 72h advance notice Late cancellation or no show: 1st night charge No underage accepted (minimum 18 years old) No pets allowed Zero tolerance drugs policy Check in/out policies: Check in:...
Hostel Casa Marinamar
"We are known for having affordable prices for everyone, our interest is to enjoy and take a great impression of our city and a very good reference CASA MARINA. From Casa Marina you can enjoy fully the Caribbean Sean. We have a garden and a terrace. We have excellent rooms fully equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, refrigerator, private bathroom spacious common areas to give you moments of relaxation, reading or just rest in hammock...
La Finca Del Tayrona
"Excellent - I liked the place. It is very quiet and near attractions like Tayrona Park. I will be back." … "… ECOLOGY LONG WALK, SWIM IN THE POOL OR RIVER OR SEA NEXT, REST IN HAMMOCK, INTO OR OUT ROOM, WATCH TV, MOVIL INTERNET, FOOTBALL FIELD. WE HAVE 3 COMUNAL KITCHEN OR IF YOU WANT WE MAKE THE FOOD FOR YOU VERY CHEAP TOO. THERE ARE VERY MUCH ANIMALS, VEGETATION AND FREE FRUITS. LA FINCA DEL TAYRONA HAS FOUR DORM TYPES...
"… artist creating a cool, welcoming theme revolving around the history of music. Our rooms are perfectly designed to serve individual travelers, couples, and of course groups traveling together. Our amenities and services will make your stay a more than pleasant one, combining all of the necessities and luxuries a hostel of high caliber should provide. Also, it has everything close by working like fast food restaurant (...
"Finca Carpe Diem is a Belgian owned hostel, ecological farm & nature reserve. Only a 50min drive from Santa Marta, you’ll find your new home surrounded by blue skies, great mountains, evergreen forests & cool rivers. Perfect for relaxing, swimming & outdoor activities. Make life easy & take the FREE shuttle (50min) every Tue & Fri from the hostels La Brisa Loca, Masaya, Familiar and Miramar (Santa Marta) & La Casa...
Hostel Masaya Santa Marta
"Awesome Hostel ... - We were a group of 3 one of the first groups to stay in the hostel. This place was by far the best hostel we had stayed in thus far. The beds each have their own fan and outlets and a light with curtains. The bathrooms were very very nice. Has two pools and a decent kitchen. The location is great and if you want to party there is a party hostel 1-2 blocks away on the same street. The only thing I could complain about was...
"… to and from Santa Marta airport and the bus terminal. Please E-mail us your request. All guests are welcome to store there luggage free of charge for 6 nights while you are visiting parque Tayrona, trekking to the lost city or simply just exploring this amazing and beautiful land we call Colombia. After that we will charge a COP$ 2,000 per night. Please note: 48 hour cancellation policy. We may charge the first night if...
Hostal North Bay
"… with competitive pricing while giving you new travel and life experiences. We have 4 private luxury rooms with air conditioning, cable TV and private bathroom (breakfast is not included) we have 1 private room with shared bathroom luxury including breakfast we have 4 rooms with 8 beds shared breakfast included 1 bedroom we shared 14 beds including breakfast 1 bedroom we shared 16 beds including breakfast Please note:...
La Villana Hostel
"… sights and the beach; the beautiful 300 year old colonial style building has been fitted with many facilities that will ensure you a safe and comfortable stay. We also help you plan your adventures and fill you in on local info making sure you get the most out of your stay in the sunny Santa Marta La villana hostel, has 4 dorms each one can fit 8 people, can sleep a total of 38 people the private room types available are...
"… and typical of the area off the coast of Colombia environment. We aim to cover all the passenger's needs, with our extensive experience in tourism in both Colombia and the rest of the world. Guests can enjoy the comfort provided by the hostel and the location allows peaceful relaxation in a cozy residential neighborhood of Santa Marta native. Please note: Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late...
La Guaca Hostel
"… offers various social spaces where comfortable you can relax, have a drink, converse and basically have a good time. We also invite you to have a dip in our pool and jacuzzi and enjoy the sun and heat of the Caribbean. We’re happy to store your luggage while you’re off discovering the amazing beaches of Tayrona National Park and the Sierra Nevada with it’s mysthical Lost City. Of course we can provide you with any information you...
Santa Marta Aleman Hostel
"En Santa Marta Aleman Hostel contamos con 3 habitaciones con baños privados, balcón con vista al mar,ventiladores, Wifi, con acceso a cocina y nevera para huspedes. y una dormitorio de 5 personas con baño compartido, parqueadero y playa a una cuadra del hostel." … "Santa Marta Aleman Hostel is located 5 minutes from the airport 10 minutes from terminal transports of Cienaga, Magdalena 30 minutes terminal transports of Santa...
Jasayma Hostel Parque Tayrona
"… late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 11:00 to 17:00 . Check out before 14:00 . Arrival at the property has to be before 5 pm to enter, and that entry is restricted to park after 5 pm If such it is difficult for tourists to arrive before 5, please communicate before 3 pm with name and passport number for the property to buy the park and income frequently be waiting....
The Emerald Hostel
Calle 14 #3-42
Hostal Campestre los Manglares
Km 17 Via Cienaga
"Colombia, one of the more dangerous countries in South America is less travelled by tourists for this reason. This is a shame as it is one of the most beautiful countries on the continent. Santa Marta, in the far north on the Carribean Coast, four hours by bus from stunning Cartagena, is a city where most people start who come from Venezuela. There are direct buses from Maracaibo in Venezuela that take you in about eight hours to this small...
Casa Marina Hostel
"We are known for having affordable to everyone, our interest is to enjoy and bring an excellent impression of our city and a very good reference for Casa Marina. We are a hostel with over 10 years experience located in the Rodadero, Santa Marta, located in the central part of it, at the forefront of innovation to offer you the best stay and bring the best experiences and unforgettable memories back. Enjoy a striking destination inspired by...
Hostal El Noctambulo
"… is strategically located near supermarket, gearboxes, banks. restaurants, bars and transport to different destinations you want to visit during your stay in Santa Marta, discovering this little corner of the world know that your trip will be amazing the recommendations and suggestions of his staf help quickly locate yourself within the city and surrounding area, and conectarantaran you to this magical world described by Garcia...
"… you find here in Rodadero (the best tourist area of Santa Marta) all food in all prices. If you like only one snack or hamburger you can buy at many cheap pleaces, or if you like one 5 star restaurant all you will find here in Rodadero. Our apartment is only 75 meters of Rodadero beach, the best beach in all the city. Here is every night a party. The beach is never allone at night like the beaches in the Center or Taganga. This is...
Casa Blanca Santa Marta
"… wonderful relaxing holiday in Minca, Sierra Nevada. We can provide tours to the waterfalls, coffee farms, hikes, bird watching and river canyon walking. Our hostel has 4 bedrooms, a big kitchen, living room etc... If you like to have a breakfast served, you only pay 5.000 Colombian pesos extra. Then you have a real bed and breakfast! Please note: Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or...
Cabañas del Libertador
"… You can see animals like iguanas and birds in the garden and eat mangos from our own trees. Total privacy. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, Cable TV, internet, Balcon. BBQ, Laundry service. Excursions, Close to beaches, Parque Tayrona, El Rodadero, Taganga. Good transportation. 1 block from the most important avenue of the city. We also arrange excursions, boat trips, fishing trips. We have a own boat. We speak English, Spanish and...
Hostal La Galeria
"… ventilator and private bathroom, when the room is taken by more than one person we ofer a discount. US $ 5.00 (9.000 Colombian pesos) per persona in a shared room (dormitory) with fan and bathroom.. -High season: US $ 12.00 (22.000 Colombian pesos) per day, per person, in a room with ventilator and private bathroom. When the room is taken by more than one person we ofer a discount. US $ 7.00 (12.000 Colombian pesos) per person in a...
La Casa De Santa Marta
"… Nevada and the Caribbean Sea. La Casa De Santa Marta is a Guest House where you will feel at home. In the middle of vegetation and a 10 minute walk from the beach Bello Horizonte sector, one of the nicest beaches of the city. By staying with us you will enjoy a quiet, full of beautiful scenery and surrounded by friendly people who will make your stay an wonderful experience. Please note! Policy Cancellation: 2 days...
"… types of guest´s needs: Free wifi access, large kitchen, laundry room, small bar and a terrace to share and enjoy chats or meals, free breakfast and daily cleaning service. Guests can enjoy the beautiful view from the top floor of the building from the three rooms available: * Bunk bed and a single bed (3 people) * Bunk bed and a double bed (4 people) * One private room available with a double bed and two single ones. Rooms...
Emerald Green Guest House
"Our B&B with its Irish castle facade has a lovely environment because it is personally decorated by its owners; each room is unique, comfortable and will make you feel at home. The rooms have private bath,hot showers and balcony where you can relax and enjoy the peaceful sound and view of the river. To enjoy a wonderful relaxing holiday in Minca, Sierra Nevada, we have tours to the waterfalls, coffee farms, hikes, bird watching and River...
Taganga Dive Inn
"Beautiful Hotel with personalized attention. All our rooms have air conditioning, ceiling fan, private bathroom, free WIFI and breakfast. We are located 150 meters from the beach. services offer diving and biking. We have a small local restaurant so I can send you prepare your food fresh and healthy." … "… few meters down Garage Bar, in the same way the Benjamin Hotel or Bahia Taganga.The hotel is 200 meters from the bus stop...
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