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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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Beautiful but crowded

We hiked several miles, having been told that the "best" beaches were the farthest from the main entrance. However, it seemed to us that all the beaches were equally crowded... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We hiked several miles, having been told that the "best" beaches were the farthest from the main entrance. However, it seemed to us that all the beaches were equally crowded, although we were there in December near the holidays. We probably walked 8 miles and would have welcomed part of it on a mule, but with so many other people,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Had a magical time in Tayrona National Park. Saw lots of Monkeys, Birds, amazing sunsets and lots of other animal sounds. Would highly recommend staying at Costiletes (the most northern beach. Although you can't swim, you can camp right on the beach in little huts, there are great washroom facilities, and you can use the restaurants kitchen. Would recommend staying... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The entire experience was Amazing. The beach that is most popular is the Cabos beach. It was crowded but beautiful. I recommend to walk past that beach there are three more past that as well. You can not sim at these but they are serene and peaceful. The last beach is a nudist beach with plenty of space and privacy.... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This place is paradise… immersed in the sacred lands of the Kogui people it is one of the most visited national parks in Colombia. I strongly recommend this place for foreigners and locals. The beaches are ridiculously out of this world, not so much for its waters but for the huge rocks that blur their way into the ocean, completing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This is a gorgeous place to visit and I would recommend it however if you want to go because you've heard the beaches are incredible, well so have many other people. It is definitely geared to tourists, from the Spanish only compulsory safety video to the annually increased tourist entrance fees. After paying the entrance fee many people take the... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

The nature ant the views are stunning! But everyone working in Tayrona ruined our experience a bit. Especially the people at Cabo seem to show zero sympathy when you are struggling at spanish. You will be queuing for your hammock, for your drinks, for your food, all the while paying way more then everywhere else in Colombia. Staff is very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I travelled here with my partner. It is a long hike from the entry to the National Park until the beaches themselves. Arrecifes is first beach but we walked on to Cabo San Juan which was much nicer. We arrived at Cabo San Juan at around 4pm and we got the last tent available to camp. The restaurant there is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Review of Tayrona from the El Zaino entry point: Summary: Tayrona includes some beautiful beaches and is an excellent place for a week- or month-long camping trip, if you can handle the heat. For Colombians who have never seen the beach, or for the lowest-budget backpackers, it's a great trip. Unfortunately, if you've visited nicer beaches on the planet, there's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

12 km walk if you take the 1 day tour. Amazing views, nature which make up for the heat and humidity. Nudist beach at Cabo San Juan is great to chill out far from the crowd. You can always ride a horse or take a boat from Taganga to Cabo San Juan directly and back but you'll miss out on... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Worth to go and stay camping or in an eco hotel for few days...

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