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Faunal Nature Reserve

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Overview
Minca On the Way to Pozo Azul, At the Endo of the Trail Going Up on the Tracks on the Right, Minca 470007 Colombia See on map
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AMENITIES
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
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FAUNAL is a small private nature reserve in the foothills of La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, in north Colombia. This area is a refuge for different animal and vegetal species, with several trails to walk and ...More watch fauna and the right environment to relax and enjoy nature contact. For accommodation we offer a parivate cabin suitable for a family or a group of 4 individuals. The cabin is surrounded by nature and has its own bird feeder. There is also a couple of guest rooms for 2 people in the main house. In the area it is also possible to do camping in the nature campsite. FAUNAL is surrounded by forest and all its habitants, We have documented the presence of more than 200 bird species inside the reserve including four endemics (unique to la Sierra). It's common the presence of different amazing bird species like beautiful keel-billed toucans, crimson-crested woodpeckers and lots of tanagers and colorful hummingbirds. We also have reported the presence of several interesting mammals, such as Nine-banded armadillos, arboreal porcupines and howler monkeys. Our intention is to protect all this environmental richness in the best way possible while living and sharing this habitat with them. From here we make wildlife/birding expeditions and tours: NOCTURNAL SAFARI BIRDING AROUND MINCA HIGHLANDS (EL DORADO) EXPEDITION SAN LORENZO RIDGE BIRDING EXPEDITION Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$10 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Minca
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hostel arranged a bird tour for us at 6am in Faunal Nature Reserve as we wanted to see a toucan in the wild. We went there by mototaxi - it was a 10 to 15 minute ride. David has a lot of knowledge about...More

Thank FiP2424
Reviewed February 25, 2018

If what you are looking for is that birds come to you, this is the place you should go. The work of Margarita and his two biologist sons, David and Sebastian is very inspiring. They have created trails for birding and experiencing the fauna and...More

Thank Zulibert
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Sebastian is an excellent birding guide. He has a very keen ear and eye and is able to recognize the birds instantly. He always made an extra effort to make sure that we saw each bird. He speaks good English and is so easy to...More

Thank Donna M
Response from Sebastian B, Guide at Faunal Nature ReserveResponded April 3, 2017

Hi Donna and Ted. It is a pleasure to read those words from you. I really had a great time birding and enjoying the moments with you. Keep in touch and if you want to come back for more birding in diffetrnt locations just let...More

Reviewed September 9, 2016

We enjoyed 4 days with Sebastian in Minca and Palo Alto and up on the San Lorenzo ridge. He has an incredible ear and eye for finding birds and is very patient and good at helping his guests see what he finds. In addition, he...More

Thank Sigrid_Austin
Reviewed April 3, 2016

I spent 2 nights staying at Faunal while on a birdwatching tour with Sebastian. He and his family took exceptional care of me providing me with great meals, wonderful hospitality and lovely bird viewing at their feeders. I thoroughly enjoyed staying in the comfortable cabin...More

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