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    Reserva Natural El Matuy

    Kilometer 74, Troncal Del Caribe From Santa Marta to Riohacha, Palomino 446009, Colombia
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    10/29/2017 10/30/2017
    Traveler (144)
    Pool & Beach (35)
    Room & Suite (26)
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good19%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible3%
    Travelers talk about
    “no electricity” (40 reviews)
    “enjoy nature” (6 reviews)
    “the owner” (13 reviews)
    Public Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Air Conditioning
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This place is awesome if you want to relax and escape from the noise and the chaos of busy tourist towns. This place has no electricity -only in the reception if you want to charge your phone or camera if you need it, but it...More

    Thank elitass
    Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

    We visited El Matuy only for two nights and we didn't know that there is no electricity in the villas. But finally this was amazing. We felt like people 300 years ago at the beautiful beach of Caribbean Sea. The place has a unforgettable atmosphere,...More

    Thank 684Tom
    Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

    El Matuy: that's how places for travellers should be: an anti-hotel, beautiful architecture, no televisions not even electricity, nothing superfluous, all essential plus a bit of internet. This is the way we want Colombia to be, no "gringo" at all, no wannabe - European (well,...More

    Thank Miltos M
    Reviewed July 15, 2017

    I love going to retire and recharge with the beauty of the landscape, the peace of the place, the love of people.One of the best things is that having no electricity, life is more organic.They take into account my food preferences.

    Thank Maria Teresa L
    Reviewed July 8, 2017

    Palomino is an absolutely beautiful place. The hotel is perfect: respectful of the environment, peaceful and with a good service, I fully recommend it. The rooms are clean and nice, and the food is good,

    Thank Ana I
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • $143 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Colombia >
    • La Guajira Department >
    • Palomino
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    Traveler (144)
    Pool & Beach (35)
    Room & Suite (26)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (78)
    Bathroom (3)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Questions & Answers
    July 2, 2016|
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    Response from ElMatuy | Property representative |
    Hi, No, unfortunately there is no scuba in Palomino or around the region. The closest place would be Taganga, one hour away from Palomino and 15 minutes away from Santa Marta. Best, Simon
    Melisa D
    November 27, 2015|
    Response from ElMatuy | Property representative |
    Hi Melisadc, There are many things to do around El Matuy. An absolute favorite is to float down the Palomino river on an inner tube. You walk through the forrest for approximately 30 minutes and then float down for almost... More
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    "do it with enought time so you can get the cabian #1 infrint of the sea"
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    "closed to the ocean"
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    "Best view to the ocean"
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