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Balneario Hurtado

#3 of 23 things to do in Valledupar Features Animals
Rio Hurtado, Valledupar, Colombia
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Great place to relax by the river

This is a great place to relax by the river with some drinks. There is a selection of food on offer... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2016
Lucie D
via mobile
Great beer and massage

We went there in our bathing suits but did not swim in the river. It does not look clean. However... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
Pilar B
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Dec 2, 2016
“Great place to relax by the river”
Sep 1, 2016
“Great beer and massage”
Rio Hurtado, Valledupar, Colombia
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Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to relax by the river with some drinks. There is a selection of food on offer and music playing in the background. You can have a massage from one of the locals whilst sat beside the river. For those not...More

Thank Lucie D
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We went there in our bathing suits but did not swim in the river. It does not look clean. However had a great time drinking beer by the river under a tent and having a massage by one of the locals who was very sweet....More

Thank Pilar B
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Definitely a must go and take a refreshment swim and cool down the body from the extreme heat on the currents of Rio Guatapuri, there is always food available, small restaurants serve the Sancocho, for a very reasonable price, ($5.00 its right). Just relax and...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2016

I arrived in Valledupar believing erroneously that the big accordion festival was at that time (it's actually April 26-30 in 2016). It's a quiet town, supposedly the hottest in Colombia, and no one answered the door at the first hostel I went to. I ended...More

Thank Liz T
Reviewed February 10, 2016

This river defines the city, People come to swim have picnics with family and friends. It is straight from mountain so the water is fresh and clean.

Thank Seydi Z
Reviewed May 23, 2015

We get to the place in the morning, sadly as it has not rained recently, the river did not had the expected flow. But was nice to swim.

Thank María del Carme... B
Reviewed December 18, 2014

Spending the afternoon on a table, drinking a cold beer, eating some food and having a few swims in the Rio Guatapuri is an excellent way of escaping the midday heat. True, there's Vallenato blaring out of several speakers and there are quite a few...More

Thank Snapopoulos
Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you can imagine a place so incredibly relaxing, where families and friends share food (I recommend the green mango with lime and salt) , beers (or Old Parr), and non-stop vallenato whilst swimming in the cool river under the hot sun, then you can...More

Thank boffo1983
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Avoid Sundays, its the local turistic place, if you want to see how they enjoy you should go, if not, avoid it and go to other places, like la mina.

Thank EAltahona
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile
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