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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

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Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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This 37,000 acre ecotourism park includes reefs, beaches, mangroves and Tayrona Indian ruins.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cabo san juan” (257 reviews)
“la piscina” (81 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The hike to Pueblito from Cabo was awesome, although there were some difficult spots in the ascent (I am 5'2" and was hiking alone). Cabo was way too crowded (tents were <1 meter away from each other) and I was happy I didn't stay there....More

Thank Loren S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I just spent 2 nights at Cabo San Juan camping and it was amazing. Beautiful beaches with palmtrees, great water and stunning sunrises, a little paradise. I read loads of reviews that it will be super crowded but it wasn't that bad. I had more...More

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tayrona is beautiful especially if you love beaches. There are a number of beautiful hikes, but it is also very hot. Take a water filter to save on buying bottled water. The service people in the park are more interested in getting any dollar they...More

Thank 43bluedoors
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the most wonderful place that you can find in Santa Marta. You must to go there, and pass some nights in camping tends or in hamaca that you can rent there in the park. I recomend you to go to Cabo San Juan and...More

Thank Camilo A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh man. Absolutely one of the most stunning bits of Colombia, and a not to miss attraction. The beaches, the jungle, the mountains, the horses, the food....it's all perfect. :)

Thank RubiaCharlotte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tayrona Park is what you see in films when you are eating popcorn on your own armchair and start to dream 'wish I was there...'. It is amazing. The park might feel quite crowded once in a while and you need to be prepared that...More

1  Thank Terhi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is amazing, indeed has one of the most beautiful beaches that you will find in life. Some problems are: Most of those beaches are full with turists, mainly the ones that you can swim that are only 2. The place isn't so easy...More

1  Thank Felipe P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I have been to Tayrona Park in July 2017. All reviews do mention the positive aspects about the park: the fact that you get to talk in the nature and in the middle of the jungle, where you have the opportunity to...More

3  Thank Gustavo D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss this experience, is totally worth it! We went to cabo san Juan, it takes 2 hours walking fast (6km), there is a good restaurant over there, a camping, bathrooms and a store. Eat the pargo frito which is tipycal from the area. There...More

Thank Antonella Lilén S
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some spectacular beaches in this part of Colombia. The National Park was expensive to get into and quite crowded. Head along the coast to the east to experience the same with less people.

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Jeremy A
10 August 2017|
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Response from Marlinesk | Reviewed this property |
Buses are definitely the cheapest option but a cab could cost around USD$ 40-60, it's about 1.5 hours from the airport
Perla H
15 July 2017|
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Response from Mariana C | Reviewed this property |
I fully recommend to do it by your self unless you want to go to La Ciudad Perdida. But it is just for one or to days you can do it alone
Perla H
13 July 2017|
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Response from Angela P | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not ask for it, or for any vaccination record.