Hostels in Tayrona Park, Colombia

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Get to know Tayrona Park (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Tayrona Park. To help you make friends with Tayrona Park before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Tayrona Park is also named and spelled Tayrona National Park - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Tayrona Park, Colombia, covers a vast and incredible area along the northern coast of Colombia. It is home to an abundance of wildlife and some of the most stunning white sand beaches with deep blue waters. None of the Tayrona Park, Colombia hostels are located within the park, but you will find them located along the highway near the three different entrances to the park. You can stay at one of the hostels in Tayrona Park, Colombia; leave your stuff with the friendly hostel staff; and then venture into the park for a day or two to explore without the hassle of a long bus ride from Santa Marta to get there. You can get an early start to make the most of your day and avoid walking in the heat of the day.

Park entrance is quite expensive for foreigners, but is a one-time fee, so it is worth it to spend a couple of days in the park hanging out and getting to know the place. You can organise from the entrance gates to reserve a spot sleeping in a hammock or a tent and pay before you enter the park. Different areas of the park have different prices based on popularity, so ask for all of your options. A word of warning, none of the places appear to have lockers or security for your belongings, so take only what you need and keep all valuables on your person at all times.

The other thing about the park is that food is very expensive to purchase inside of the park. It is worth buying some nonperishable food to take with you for the time that you are in the park to cut down on costs, and also take whatever water you need, as that is also ridiculously expensive in the park.

Whatever you decide, your Tayrona Park, Colombia hostel will have an abundance of knowledge to help you explore this amazing and diverse region.

Written by local enthusiast for Tayrona Park hostels

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FAQ about Tayrona Park Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Tayrona Park. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Tayrona Park. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Los Hermanos Beach Hostal is the best rated hostel in Tayrona Park for female solo travellers.
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Origen Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Tayrona Park.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Tayrona Park

Your Packing List for Tayrona Park

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Tayrona Park and Colombia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Tayrona Park Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Tayrona Park, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
15 Total number of hostels
$12 Average dorm price
$8 Cheapest hostel in Tayrona Park
Mama Tayrona Jungle Hostel is the cheapest
10 Party hostels in Tayrona Park
Origen Hostel is the best rated
7.9 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Buritaca (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Bonda (22 Km / 13 mi.)
Minca (25 Km / 15 mi.)
Don Diego (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Taganga (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Santa Marta (30 Km / 18 mi.)
Palomino (39 Km / 24 mi.)

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