Santa Marta

4 Days

Colombia’s oldest city. Discover the treasures of its history, while walking through its cobblestone streets and colonial buildings. Combining its exuberant beauty with the Tayrona National Natural Park, where you will learn about the four native villages of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, which in their worldview is a sacred area, interconnected in a physical and a spiritual way. 

Trip Facts

  • Available
  • Multiple
  • Spanish
  • Colombian Pesos
  • Comfortably
  • Yes

Overview

Colombia’s oldest city. Discover the treasures of its history, while walking through its cobblestone streets and colonial buildings. Combining its exuberant beauty with the Tayrona National Natural Park, where you will learn about the four native villages of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, which in their worldview is a sacred area, interconnected in a physical and a spiritual way.

Trip Highlights

  • Tour to Playa Blanca
  • Tour to PNN Tayrona Relaxing Massage (At the hotel spa)

Itinerary

Tour to Playa Blanca (Lunch included)

Tour to PNN Tayrona (Includes Transfers, Entrance Fees, PNN Insurance, Guide, Lunch)

Day 3 :
Massage

Relaxing Massage (At the hotel spa)

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • Destination advice
  • Transfers Airport - Hotel - Airport
  • Accommodation 4 Days 3 Nights in comfortable Superior Tourist Hotel rooms
  • Breakfasts and Dinners (Check in with dinner and check out with breakfast)
  • Permanent water and coffee station
  • Tour to Playa Blanca (Lunch included)
  • Tour to PNN Tayrona (Includes Transfers, Entrance Fees, PNN Insurance, Guide, Lunch)
  • Relaxing Massage (At the hotel spa)
  • Hotel taxes and VAT.
  • Medical assistance card during the trip

Excludes

  • Air tickets (Check with us for the best rates)
  • Meals not included in this plan
  • Consumption taxes
  • Expenses not stipulated in the program
What is the weather like in Santa Marta?

Santa Marta has a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-round, typically ranging from 75°F to 90°F (24°C to 32°C). It experiences a wet season from May to November and a drier season from December to April.

Do I need a visa to visit Santa Marta?

Visa requirements depend on your nationality. Many countries, including the United States and most European nations, do not need a visa for short stays (up to 90 days). However, it’s essential to check specific requirements based on your nationality before traveling.

Is Santa Marta safe for tourists?

Santa Marta is generally safe for tourists, but like any destination, it’s essential to take precautions. Avoid walking alone at night in unfamiliar areas, keep your belongings secure, and be cautious of petty theft in crowded tourist areas.

What are the must-visit attractions in Santa Marta?

Must-visit attractions in Santa Marta include Tayrona National Natural Park, Ciudad Perdida (Lost City), Rodadero Beach, Santa Marta Cathedral, and the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino.

What's the currency in Colombia, and how do I exchange money?

The currency in Colombia is the Colombian Peso (COP). Money can be exchanged at banks, exchange offices (casas de cambio), or ATMs throughout Santa Marta. It’s advisable to avoid currency exchange services at airports due to higher fees.

What are some recommended restaurants and local dishes to try in Santa Marta?

Don’t miss trying local dishes such as ceviche, patacones (fried plantains), and seafood platters. Recommended restaurants include La Perla, Donde Chucho, and Restaurante Santa Ana.

Are there any specific safety tips I should follow while exploring Santa Marta?

Stay hydrated, use sunscreen, and wear insect repellent, especially when visiting outdoor attractions. Be cautious when swimming in the sea, and heed any warning signs about strong currents.

What activities or tours are available in Santa Marta?

Enjoy activities such as hiking in Tayrona National Natural Park, exploring the archaeological site of Ciudad Perdida, taking boat tours to nearby islands, and experiencing cultural tours of Santa Marta’s historic sites.

Can I drink the tap water in Santa Marta?

It’s generally safe to drink tap water in Santa Marta, but many travelers prefer to stick to bottled water for peace of mind, especially in more remote areas.

What should I pack for my trip to Santa Marta?

Pack lightweight and breathable clothing suitable for warm weather, including swimsuits, sun hats, sunglasses, and sandals. Don’t forget essentials like sunscreen, insect repellent, and a reusable water bottle for staying hydrated.

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From $335
/ Adult
From $275
/ Child
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