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A country eco-hostel and vegetarian restaurant. Accommodation in the form of yurts, geodesic domes, rooms, hanging tent in the forest, and camping. All with electricity and wifi. The environmental policy includes full recycling, solar shower, composting, eco-toilets, organic vegetable garden. Solar panels are under construction. Amenities include: Campsite shop and international vegetarian restaurant (Italian, Indian, Thai, Colombian); campfire and hammock area; local bus converted into TV and games room with 100s of classic movies and board games; pizza oven; ping pong; darts; badmington; forest walks; goat milking and cheese making, hiking to nearby villages. We arrange tours for Rafting, paragliding, caving, downhill biking, canyoning and more! Easily accessible by bus from San Gil and Barichara, the hostel is situated on a 30 hectare coffee farm. We are an Anglo-Colombian family with two children, two dogs, a cat and three goats. We aim to give you the best experience that we can. A la orden!
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
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Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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We stayed one week in this nice hostel because we enjoyed it so much. Mostly we liked the various possibilities to go hiking and the very nice atmosphere created by the sympathic owners Andrea and Justin. Everything there is simple but working and a lovely nature place with a
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A welcoming hostel in a peaceful location surrounded by nature. Eco-accommodation is clean and comfy and breakfasts were excellent. Hammocks, yurts, chill-out bus and the goats made this place a fun and memorable place to stay, plus loads of activities to do in the area,
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Response from Andrea R, Owner at La Pacha Hostel
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for your recommendation! Yes, you can do all the extreme sports from here. No need to stay in busy noisy San Gil!
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I was volunteering in this hostel during January and I can honestly say it's one of my favorite places that I've stayed in Colombia. The location is beautiful and very relaxing. You have everything you need around you from a large kitchen to solar showers (this is something I
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Response from Andrea R, Owner at La Pacha Hostel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the kind words! I agree - the solar showers are lush!
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I spent a week volunteering and living here and overall it was a pleasant experience! The hostel itself is on a beautiful and peaceful little farm, so quiet at night and perfect for star-gazing while you sit by the fire. While it is remote, the bus is an easy 10 minute walk
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I couldn’t recommend this hostel more! Justin and Andrea were so incredibly helpful with giving recommendations, booking the bus/taxi for us etc. couldn’t have had a better stay- great breakfast, stunning location, met wonderful people and perfect wifi. I stayed 4 nights but
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Response from Andrea R, Owner at La Pacha Hostel
Responded Jan 5, 2019
Thanks for your kind words. I think with all the great things to do in the region, a week is a good amount of tme to stay.
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"Gypsy wagon was a gem!"
"I find the yurt (2 persons) hidden behind an old wall nicest."
"Stay in a dome if you get the opportunity!"
"The wifi does go in and out quite frequently, but when you're in the mountains it's hard to complain about something like that."
"The yurt at the top has the best view and a bench right in front where we spent hours just enjoying the scenery. Great for couples."
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PRICE RANGE
$13 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ColombiaSantander DepartmentSan Gil
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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