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Reserva Natural El Matuy

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We went with our kids for four nights. Very nice hotel. Food was very good, cabins were good, considering that the hotel is for Eco-tourism. Having no electricity for five days was a nice experience (you have access to a power outlet at the front desk for your electronics if needed) The beach is very nice, very little people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Everything is laid out for you so that your stay is just as good as mine. Owner tuchi walks around talking with those staying at the hotel & teaches you history about the property. I highly recommend this place is you enjoy relaxing on a clean beach with ever meal prepared for you. Great get away

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Bogota, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Yes - the place is pretty, comfortable, and romantic. Except if the staff decide to host a massive party with music that can be heard from a kilometer away, for the whole afternoon and evening. Sadly, our stay was ruined by a party that was being hosted on the premises. So much for "eco" hotel with no electricity: they had... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Beautiful cabins, no electricity makes a perfect rest and reconnection with nature and family. Birds singing in the morning and frogs at night. Authentic and friendly staff. Amazing tropical gardens. Food is delicious local ingredients.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

El Matuy eco resort was the break we were searching for. Everything that was necessary to really rest was thoughtfully provided, and it leaves out many of the things that keep you preoccupied with the everyday without compromising a sense of luxury. Clean, comfortable beds and good quality, delicious food. (One small note: the outdoor showers could use a head... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The cabanas are spacious and quite comfortable. It is a fantastic place to be away from civilization for a few days, wake up with the sun and the sound of waves, and relax without the noise of regular life. The cabanas have no electricity or hot water, but you enjoy candlelight dinners, and you can charge your cell phone/tablets safely... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

A wonderful location - where else have I watched woodpeckers nesting while standing in the shower or got up at dawn as bats are going to sleep in the eaves outside my window? A fantastic break away from it all. If you're looking for peace and quiet and a chance to simply sit on the beach and read a book,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

After enjoying the Carnaval de Barranquilla, we wanted to experience a quiet place to relax. El Matuy was the perfect choice. You go there to enjoy nature, the company of friends or being by yourself. You can walk on the "endless" beach, visit the rivers at each end, enjoy the dawn or the sunset. It is such a beautiful natural... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We stayed here about half-way through a 3 week trip to Colombia. Although only a 2-night stay, it was a very welcome stopover to recharge in between El Cocuy/Punta Gallinas/La Ciudad Perdida. The setting is truly breathtaking, with a wild Carribean beach extending into the horizon in either direction (but must point out that there are other lodges along the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This place is great for those of us who enjoy being in contact with nature, no doubt about it. There, you are in contact with the simplicity and tranquility that only nature can offer. This is my second trip to the place, This time I was celebrating my mom's birthday. It was hard work to organize 33 people, but it... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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Additional Information about Reserva Natural El Matuy

Address: Kilometer 74, Troncal Del Caribe From Santa Marta to Riohacha, Palomino 446009, Colombia
Location: Colombia > La Guajira Department > Palomino
Number of rooms: 12
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