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Finca Carpe Diem

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice resort hidden in the jungle behind Santa Marta. The grounds are basic but lovely. It's expensive to get there, and the only choice is an expensive motor taxi but it's not like you have to leave again because there is plenty to do for a few days around the hotel. The chocolate farm especially is great. Only downside is...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in one of the tents. The hostel was very nice and the tours were extremely interesting and cheap. I would stay here if you were looking for a outdoor experience in the forest, it's great fun

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place in the jungle surrounded with beautiful waterfalls . Place has everything you need while being so far away from everything. Chilled out atmosphere , swimming pool, hammocks and unlimited nature. Love every moment of being here !

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was found without planned but actually It must have had to be included in our trip. The nature and structure is amazing. We are a couple that enjoy hiking, nature lovers and open for new friendship relations.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem in the mountains surrounded by gorgeous waterfalls, a coffee farm, and lots of hiking opportunities. Both the hostel and the surroundings are fantastic. One of the best hostels I've stayed in south America.

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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

The place is really beautiful ! They offer awesome food, good drinks, the staff is super friendly and helped us a lot! The room was very clean and the surrounding of the hostel is beautifully too!! River for swimming and wonderful hikes! Thanks for the great time we had !

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Uxbridge, Canada
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Just what we needed after a couple of busy weeks in Colombia (Bogotá, Zipaquirá and Cartagena). This hostel is located in the beautiful mountais of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. The fact that it may be a little hard to get to actually makes this hostel even more unique. Transportation in and out was easily and promptly arranged through...

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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Wow, this was really the best hostel i visited in Colombia. Beautiful spot, nice people and you really feel like your in a whole different world. The house animals are lovely and its so calm. You have so much to do that you never get bored, but when you want to get down and just enjoy the nice weather you...

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Muenster, Germany
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for rest a few days and enjoy the comfort of refreshing streams a pool, wifi, nice walks and a great spirit. From the Carpe Diem in Bonda its easy to reach Tyrona Park or divespots nearby Santa Marta. I can recomment this nice place of freedom whitout a doubt.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

After 3 months traveling various parts of South America, this has to be in the top 3 places I've stayed. You can tell the owners have spent considerable time to create a haven for backpackers and short-terms travelers alike. Well thought out tours at reasonable prices, lots of free activities they suggest, and restaurant quality meals for purchase at reasonable...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carpe Diem is an ecological farm and guesthouse with a large swimming pool, located alongside a crystalline river and a perfect starting point for making interesting activities. Carpe Diem believes it is possible to get to know the real Colombian countryside at affordable prices and without lowering accommodation quality. Unforgettable headlines: waterfalls and natural swimming holes in the river near the house; swimming pool in the garden surrounded by terraces, ideal to sunbath; presence of nature reserves, coffee & cacao farms; pre-Colombian village; day and multi-day hikes; horseback riding; dozens of tropical fruits; stunning views of the surrounding mountains and coastline; camp sites, hammocks, moderate and luxury cabanas; healthy and more refined meals and drinks; production of coffee & honey; only 50min from Tayrona. Carpe Diem appears to be different to many other sites on the Caribbean Coast: an off the beaten track paradise, 100% contact with nature. You will not hear the noise of cars, motos or loud music. What you hear is the flow of the river and the sounds of birds and wildlife…what you feel is a sense of being completely at ease. In this setting, Carpe Diem tries to provide a top quality service. How 2 get here: MAKE LIFE EASY AND USE OUR DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE (50 min) from most hostels in Santa Marta and Taganga for a fee. Airport shuttle by Carpe Diem (90/tr). Free WIFI available! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finca Carpe Diem

Address: Calle Paso del Mango | Minca, Minca 470003, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Minca
Price Range: $16 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Finca Carpe Diem 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Rooms near the pool are handy, but everything is close to everything. Order the espaghetti de la casa or the curbana fish!”
Colombianoooo, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“It's not expensive to start with, so pay up to get better food and room”
AlW533, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Go for a Cabaña, a lot of space, nice big beds”
hawind2014, May 17, 2016 | Read review
“The bottom bunk mattresses in dorm were a little indented, but the upper bunks were fine.”
688lizt, Apr 9, 2016 | Read review
“The Cabañas are the ultimate lodging.”
VSmuda, Feb 23, 2016 | Read review
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