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El Dorado Nature Reserve

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El Dorado Nature Reserve is located at the heart of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, you will find the highest number of bird species in the world!
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Restaurant
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Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Mountain View
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Simon Bolivar Airport11 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all we ended up paying more for our room online. Road up to the lodge was unbelievably rough and long. Once up there the room was ok as well as the Resturant food. We have been to many birding lodges and this is...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 3 nights here and the entire time was exceptional. I traveled solo and arranged completely through the lodge. Every single arrangement was communicated and handled well from booking to execution. The need for specialized transport is NO JOKE. That road is wicked. Never...More

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank peggydaly
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Despite the long jeep ride from Santa Marta to the Nature Reserve, the location was ideal for the birding that we wanted to do and the food was delicious. The rooms are basic but have a wonderful View of the mountains all the way down...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank Vandercleaf
Reviewed September 19, 2018

It is a beautiful place with lovely rooms and very good food. The people who run the place couldn't be nicer. I enjoyed watching the hummingbirds and guans each day. The clouds that came in over the mountains were beautiful to see and the bursts...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank bonnie m
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I visited the reserve for the first time as a single traveler but I felt comfortable as the staff were always attentive but at the same time respectful with my being alone. As the meal time is determined for one hour and the number of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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sandra m
December 25, 2017|
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Response from Cartagena2016 | Reviewed this property |
Not in the Kogi huts. There is coffee and tea and snacks always available in the main lodge. This is a fairly rustic place, though the Kogi huts are beautiful and very very well done.
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tinamarie55
September 23, 2017|
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The trails around the property are well maintained and would be considered easy to moderate. The road to the property is also very nice to walk and depending on which direction you go it will be uphill first then downhill on... More
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September 6, 2017|
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Hello, my wife and I just returned from Colombia. We stayed three nights at El Dorado Reserve and it was absolutely wonderful. We used the following for reservations. communications, resnexus, com. Use the signs for at and... More
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"Kogis for sure. I struggled with this choice but was glad I chose them."
peggydaly
4 weeks ago
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"Room with a balcony permits you watch a lot of birds and also easy access to the main house"
jasminemari
Aug 15, 2018
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"Closer to the lodge is always best"
MickB677
Apr 30, 2018
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"Kogicabins are more luxurious and have wonderful views out of windows 180 degrees +"
Q6822NMamandah
Mar 25, 2018
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LOCATION
ColombiaMagdalena DepartmentSanta Marta DistrictMinca
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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