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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...
Eco Hostal Yuluka
"… full of fruit trees and wildlife. A wide variety of outdoor activities, local food, swimming pool and comfortable accomdation provide a perfect balance for a relaxing stay. You can enjoy a refreshing dip in the semi-natural swimming pool, cooking in a spacious & equipped kitchen, delicious traditional meals from its restaurant, internet access, laundry, hiking trails and river access. A wonderful accommodation for...
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
"… store your luggage if you need a long walk outside the city and do not want to carry much weight, as well as gives you the opportunity to share with you their kitchen so you can prepare your meals if you wish and at no cost , As additional services WI.FI The hostel offers free laundry service and sale of beverages to enjoy while travel optimizes The sweetest corner of Santa Marta is waiting, come and you will receive a complimentary...
Finca La Gordita
"… BED room $35.000 per person with AIR CONDITIONING INDEPENDING DOUBLE BED room $30.000 per person with FAN PRIVATE BATHROOM CABIN FOR 9 PERSONS 150.000 ALL DOTATION FAMILY ROOM 4 SEÑIOR 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...
Casa Del Ritmo
"… a great location, in a safe and quiet area close to supermarkets, cash points, restaurants, only 2 squares from the BEACH and just 10 minutes from the Airport. Bar- Restaurant- Free WIFI- Dorms- Privates- Jacuzzi- TV Room - Free PC´s available for guests - Free Luggage Storage - Game Board - Books We have 6 clean, large and comfortable room (shared dorms and private rooms), with ceiling fan and private en-suite bathroom,...
Hostel La Milagrosa
"… operators in the area, some of the attractions are Tayrona National Park, Lost city, Punta Gallinas, Manaure (where you can meet the Guajiros indigenous community in La Guajira) or any other destination throughout Latin America. Hostel La Milagrosa Finca Turistica is located just 30 minutes from downtown Santa Marta, and only 10 minutes from the small town of Bonda where transportation can be found to take you to the many tourist...
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:...
La Finca Del Tayrona
"… IS A WARM HOSTEL ATTENDED FOR OWNERS THAT WELCOMES TRAVELERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. THE GUEST CAN DO 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 AVAILABLE - 9...
"… 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." … "… de Felipe (Taganga). OR Leaving from the centre of Santa Marta: take a buseta going to Bonda (1 hour driving - 1.200 cop). Ask to get...
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...
"… 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 cancelled...
Hostal North Bay
"… 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: Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be...
La Villana Hostel
"… home, 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. Please note: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your...
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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...
"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...
"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...
"Hostal Casa Marina is a hostel with over 10 years of experience located in the Rodadero, Santa Marta, located in the central portion thereof, at the forefront of innovation to offer you the best stay and take the best experiences and unforgettable memories back. Our hostel has 5 apartments with total capaciadad 34 guests, we have accommodations from 4-10 people per room fully equipped with TV, fridge, fan, kitchen (some room), air...
Hostal El Noctambulo
"… a brand new hostel located in the historic center of Santa Marta. With a maximum capacity of 28 persons, El Noctambulo is a very charming place where you will enjoy a deserved rest and fun times. We propose accommodation in dorms or private room. Mostly, El Noctambulo offers a stunningly renovated patio with a shady chill out zone, hammocks and a refreshing little pool! It is the perfect place to meet people, organize events and...
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...
Apartamento Costa Azul
Avenida del Libertador No. 31 - 79
"… to cooking, but of course 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...
Hostal La Galeria
"… a room with 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...
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...
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
"… of America: Taganga, a fishing village, foreign and domestic visitors to discover its magical sunsets, life under water, delicious cuisine and course entertaining nightlife. Visit Taganga Dive Inn, comfortable and spacious, family plans, backpackers plans, and private rooms. laundry, wifi, AA and Fan Please note: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the...
"… living room to hang out and relax. Meals are prepared at your choice upon request at lower than restaurant prices. Sun City is 2 blocks from the local beach (5 minutes walk) in the trendy area of centro historico with weekends nightlife. All the historic center is withing walking distance but we recommend you avoid calle 10 & 11 as that area is not always safe. Stay with us, this is the perfect place for budget...
Hotel Nueva Granada
"We have a perfect place for your holidays! Hotel Nueva Granada is a one story hotel in a Spanish Republican old house, with a central courtyard. It has 21 comfortable rooms, rates include breakfast, taxes, internet, welcome drink, bike, safe box, hotel insurance, medical assistance 24 hours, refrigerator in the room, jacuzzi-pool area and LCD TV It has large common areas around the garden. We have hammocks which are perfect for a...
Tayromar Hotel en Santa Marta
"Only a 3-minute walk from Santa Marta’s beach area, Tayromar offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. There is a charming terraced balcony where a daily breakfast is served. Hotel Tayromar has rooms with flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms with showers. Regional dishes can be enjoyed at the restaurant and room service is available. Simon Bolivar Airport is only 4 km away." … "Calle 20 1 C 71 Centro...
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"The Hostal has 4 cabanas and 8 double rooms with seaview. 4 rooms with private bathroom and 4 rooms with shared bathrooms. It has a cozy terrace with hammocks and sells beverages. There is also a kitchen available for the quests use. Parking lots are available for free. Internet, informations for the Tayrona NP, Lost City and Scuba Diving. Restaurants and beach are only 3-5 minutes away." … "It is a 10min bus or taxiride from Santa...
"… tourism sector and banking. It is a strategic location for business and labor tourist visits. Our facilities colonial style, comfort and distinction embodied in a classic typical colony. Our rooms ensure a break to the fullest, because we have supplies of the highest quality, finely selected to ensure your comfort. We have high speed wifi, plus enjoy a delicious breakfast in our region. Please note! Policy Cancellation: 2...
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