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Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Minca, Colombia
+57 317 3085270
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Minca, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing hostels with spectacular views, a local organic coffee farm, horseback riding with the most prideful horses I have seen in South America and great food - Sierra Navada is Columbia at it´s best. Don´t stay directly in Minca but in one of the many...More

1  Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

You need to take a guided tour, or you will get lost. The mountains are lush with vegetation you are going through a jungle. There is a large coffee plantation you can visit. You can see Santa Marta from the mountains, a historic port city,...More

Thank 387indy
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The Sierra Nevada mountains around Minca offer some very decent hiking trails and some sights, such as coffee plantations and beautiful views. Trails can be pretty steep and the heat can be oppressive, so bring plenty of water.

Thank brambo77
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The visit to the high lands of Sierra Nevada begins with an informal reservation at the Cafe de Minca store. They offer two tours: coffee and/or cacao, From seed to cup! To get to the Finca La Candelaria you ride on the back of a...More

1  Thank valenapaez
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival in Minca, we heard that one has to be very lucky to be able to see the highest coastal mountain in the world, Pico Cristobal Colon. Mostly, it's very cloudy, especially in the rain season. However, we asked around town and the shopkeeper...More

2  Thank Erik M
Reviewed 20 April 2016

So far this the most beautiful mountains at front beach that I was before, landscapes are superb and idyllic I come back soon.

Thank Fabian_Wittingham
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Initially, the tour was great. The young lady who showed us around was very kind and knowledgable as it was our first ever visit to a coffee farm. We also had some nice cold beer and a piece of banana bread and even purchased a...More

6  Thank Dee M
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Its a quick taxi drive up a nice mountain road to get there and then you can get a hotel in town or in various nearby coffee finca hostels which are quieter. Mince has a lot of backpackers and young people so that is an...More

Thank Kat R
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Town is dirty clearly not ready for the boom it is going threw. Garbage all around very sad. The paradise will be destroyed very soon.

3  Thank 755jjbridge
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Minca is nice quiet place in the mountains. We stayed in Oscar´s palce where is the best sunset view from Minca on the mountains around (you have to walk there 15 min. throught small path). You can just chill out here in hammocks, go for...More

Thank Ludmila R
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My daughter is travelling to Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta next month with another female friend. She has been to Colombia 6 months ago, but not in that region. Is there any danger from a reptiles, snakes, mosquitos or venomous spiders inside the jungle. I am very scared just to think about danger of being bitten while she is there. Is anyone knowledgeable about such issues ? We live in London and have no such problems.
13 March 2017|
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Para ir a la Sierra Nevada y leyendo la respuesta anterior de Coker un colectivo hasta Mica en este sitio se puede conseguir otro medio de transporte para subir al sierra? I en Santa Marta hay algún plan turístico para hacer?
5 February 2017|
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I am planning on going with someone who can´t walk all that much. How much walking fo you have to do from the place you park the motor taxi to the place with the stunning views? Thank you for your helpful review!
12 January 2017|
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