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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...
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
"… city centre. We 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...
Finca La Gordita
"… 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 TERMINAL get a...
Casa Del Ritmo
"… flat mates that will grow to be your friends that will share memorable moments with you and become part of story of your time in south america. So come and visit us and enjoy a cocktail in our jacuzzi, chillo ut in the hammocks or put your feet up in front of the tv with a nice cold beer! Just like home! We have 6 clean, large and comfortable room (shared dorms and private rooms), with ceiling fan and private en-suite bathroom,...
Hostel La Milagrosa
"… price. At our hostel we can help you to organize tours around the area of Magdalena and La Guajira, attending our welcome orientation you can learn how to get to there or we can arrange a tour with different tours 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...
Drop Bear Hostel
"Incredible space but a bit of a rip-off - The building is amazing, staff generally good, and rooms and all facilities incredible. Just a bit pricey and keen to get you on their overpriced tours." … "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...
"… 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
"Whether you want beaches, white sands beaches, ecological site for fun,bares, supermarkets, malls, restaurants, drug stores, all close to our hostel If you want to visit Parque Tayrona, we are happy to keep your big bags safe, until you return from your great trip. Guests of all ages welcome, 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...
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...
Finca Carpe Diem
"… ecological farm & nature reserve. There is a large swimming pool with terraces, ideal to sunbath. 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. Many excursions can be done: nature reserves, coffee & cacao farms, great walks & horse-trekking, swimming spots &...
Hostel Masaya Santa Marta
"The first impression we had from Hostel Masaya Santa Marta was great and it was also recommended by other travelers. The hostel looks more like a hotel and has great facilities. There are deck chairs, hammocks, billiards, two pools, sofas in and outside the sun, a bar, tables and chairs, and different chill-out areas. The hostel is a proper place to meet other travelers and to party. The Location The building has been properly...
Calle 11 Hostel Santa Marta
"… 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 after this time. Our check-out time is...
Eco Finca De Café La Candelaria B&B
"… bird watching and more important artisan organic coffee all process carried out by the tourist. From la Candelaria, you can see the city of Santa Marta and its Bay, el Rodadero, Minca, Spa and in the evening lights of the city of Barranquilla which means that we are located in an excellent vantage point, at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level, with a temperature of 20 degrees Celsius. We offer coffee per kilo with an...
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...
"… 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...
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
"… terrace for dancing and celebrate parties with panoramic view of the Bay and the Historical Center. Jewelry and International Emerald Museum, interactive tour in a simulated Emerald mine, restaurant and stores coming soon! Safe Area with excellent surveillance; Colombian Handicraft stores; international and fusion cuisine restaurants, tourism and travel agencies, taxi service. Easy ways for visiting Tayrona Park, Taganga, El...
"… and infusions Jacuzzi BBQ patio Restaurant Bar (4 hours of happy hour) Fresh fruit juice bar menu Outdoor Cinema TV lounge Free welcome fresh fruit juice or beer Free WiFi Free lockers Free sheets and blankets Free Backpack storage Hot water (showers) Guest kitchen Guest dining room Mini-market Laundry service Surroundings a hostel located in the heart of the Caribbean, comfortable and you will feel at home, have 6...
Mango Tree Santa Marta
"Our house is a 1760 colonial house totally restored complete with and outdoor pool to cool of from the hot samarian days and also a rooftop terrace and solárium . The hostel also hasa small bar so our guests can enjoy a drink or two . Our hostel has two types of acomodation . Private romos and dorms both of them with A/C and ceiling fans . All our privaes have private bathrooms . The main characteristic of our roomos are theyre high...
"… artists play their shows. Because of that, this area is one of the most secure of the center. Our rooms count with lockers for each bed, enough space to leave your big bags and lots of electricity points to charge your phone or computer. They have fans and the private ones air conditioner and private bathrooms. Mulata Hostel's Policies & Conditions: Check in from 14:00 Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon arrival...
Candela y Chocolate
"… chocolate gives you all the advice you need and tourist help you whatever your travel or your budget. At home you can 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 for rental a washing machine for your clothes...
Hostal North Bay
"… 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: Cancellation policy: 48h...
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...
"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...
Hospedaje Casa Blanca
"… fast connection 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...
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
"… 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...
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
"… person or for groups and also a dormitory shared for backpackers. Our prices are good for any traveler: -Low season: US $ 8.00 (15.000 Colombian pesos) 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 $ 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,...
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
"… 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...
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