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Address: Calle 8 No. 2-21 Local 2 | Rodadero, Santa Marta 470006, Colombia
Phone Number: +57 5 4226068
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Description: This 37,000 acre ecotourism park includes reefs, beaches, mangroves and...
This 37,000 acre ecotourism park includes reefs, beaches, mangroves and Tayrona Indian ruins.
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Tayrona National Park and Beach Day Trip from Santa Marta

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Beautiful, but very inefficient staff, could be considered a rip-off

We did a single day trip in as far as La Piscina, a 1.5 hour hike from the gates each way. What we liked: The beauty of the beaches, and the scenery surrounding the trails... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We did a single day trip in as far as La Piscina, a 1.5 hour hike from the gates each way. What we liked: The beauty of the beaches, and the scenery surrounding the trails leading there. The snorkelling and swimming at La Piscina was truly great. What we didn't like: Staff at the front gate is inefficient, with too... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Snorkel your heart out in clear waters ... Should have gone back another time too. The lunch was great fresh fish, all delightful people on the beach. We enjoyed a walk thru a bit of the area too but really stay in the crystal blue waters. God created this for us!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We chose to visit Tayrona for day hikes from Villa Maria. Since Vialla Maria is 1/2 the price of Echohabs in the park, we found this option to have more of the luxury for 1/2 the price. After hiking all day and sweating our butts off, we returned to Villa Maria for a dip in the pool, dinner on the... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Clearly the folks who manage this beautiful piece of real estate, have turned this place into a cash cow. Yup, that 39,500 COP pesos you pay at the park entrance, doesn't go back into the park. There is very little infrastructure of any kind, and the park seems to be completely full of people just waiting to fleece you for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We visited Tyrona park for the day and to be honest wish we had stayed the night (even if the only options are tents or hammocks). The beaches are beautiful and our time at Cabo San Juan de Guia flew by far too quickly. And be sure to try the sandwiches - up there with bread that would expect to... More 

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Tavernier, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The beaches are amazing but difficult to get to and only one hotel is available but way over priced at over $300 per night with no air-conditioning but its mostly not needed as the ocean breeze is great. There are hammocks and camping but this is not the type of lodging I enjoy. You can rent a guide to show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Went to the national park by boat from taganga, which itself was so much fun! We had a boat for 20 people and the waves was like 2-3 and just crashes in to them and bumping around, Good fun! The park is really beautiful too, awesome beaches, views that people would kill for. Spent two days sleeping outside in hammocks!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

do not go with this operator to the Tayrona Park, it is a rip-off. We went with a "party-bus" to the Waikiki beach. we thought we are on a selling competiotion. we hrdly had time to relax.... every singel moment a guy came along and wanted to sell bier, lunch, massages etc.... one time NO was not enough.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is a nice walk, nothing special if you´ve visited similar parks before but ok. The key attraction here is the beaches which are nice. However, from Santa Marta you have faster and cheaper access to Playa Concha or Cristal so don´t go here for just this reason. It is about 2 hour hike to the first beaches. The entrance... More 

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Tyrona Parak is a necessary visit, you will be happy you did. It is nearly virgin territory. The waters are crystal clear and the sand is nearly white. In as much as there is some construction nowadays, it is all very low key places, nothing fancy and very ecoturism oriented. Enjoyable and refreshing.

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