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Finca Barlovento Cabana & Maloka

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 February 2016

So first things first, be clear these are two separate buildings, separated by a 30 second walk: the cabana and the maloka. But, they are very different in many important ways. The Cabana is the owner's grandma's original house and sits perched over the beach, looking out to sea. And you might think that is the natural first choice. But...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 29 January 2016

This place was stunning. We stayed at the maloka and had a beautiful view of the beaches, forest, and river. It felt unreal. The place was tranquil and it was great having dinner with the handful of the other guests every night. The place was friendly and cooked delicious dinners every night. However, the hotel only provides breakfast and dinner....

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Ashland, Oregon
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Looking at the hotel's video online can't prepare you for the magical feeling of the breeze coursing through the open living space, while you look out at the ocean or up to the mountains. Bedrooms are large and open-air (cold water showers so if you need pampering, look elsewhere). Meals are shared at one large table so you can meet...

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1Thank Beth G
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This may be the most beautiful setting on the coast, located on a virtually private beach AND overlooking a large lake and mountains. What more could you ask for? Alligators? Barlovento has those too, in the lake! There are two types of cabins - the original Barlovento Cabanas with windowless 'cubbies' perched over the beach. The Maloko cabins are more...

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Elm Creek, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

This place is truly a dream. It was such an incredible experience. The setting and staff were top notch. I loved the privacy and the other guests that were staying there were fantastic. Had such a great time. A true piece of paradise

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London
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful place with stunning beaches, a great vibe, really friendly hosts, sunrise and sunset views, delicious food... We stayed one night in Cabana where the room hangs over the sea and 2 nights in Maloka- both ate fantastic and we'd highly recommend anyone to visit. You can do day trips to Park Tayrona easily and visit another...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I though I could not find a better place to relax than my little paradize in the French Alps but I was wrong!! Finca Barlovento is a piece of paradize on earth, nothing to be compared with that I have experienced. The beautifully built house on a top of a rock is at the junction between a wild river and...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Adored the property - it is convenient to Tayrona park, romantic and rustic (no AC or hot water, just crashing waves and mosquito nets), and meals were delicious (dinner and breakfast included). We were in the cabana, which is right on the beach and our ocean-facing room had an incredible view. I've docked a star for sub-par service, however. It...

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Really an awesome place. Worth the trip. We stayed in the Maloka with a view of the ocean. Great views, great food and the staff was friendly and helpful. Leave your phone at home, bring a book, and Finca Barlavento is the perfect place to relax.

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Hingham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This place would be perfect for some people, but probably awful for some. The setting cannot be topped. The house is situated right on the beach, with the waves literally crashing under the deck. On the other side of the house is a river and Parque Tayrona, so that 3 sides of the house are surrounded by water. It is...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cabaña hangs on a cliff over the beach and ocean. It has been featured in documentaries, tv and magazines such as Maison Marie Claire french edition. Maloka has lovely views to the river and sea or the jungle, its quieter than the cabaña and the rooms are spacious and with a private bathroom. The web site of Maloka can be accessed through "go to maloka" on the cabaña's web site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finca Barlovento Cabana & Maloka

Address: Km 33, 1 Via Riohacha, Los Naranjos, Next to Tayrona Park, Santa Marta, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: $176 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Finca Barlovento Cabana & Maloka 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Get the Maloka Double upstairs facing the jungle/beach. Your welcome!”
AmnelM, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the sea”
  • what a sunset!
  • view from the shower!!
  • big bathroom
  • interesting cold water only
  • nice big room!
  • from our room to the finca
L_and_RBrisbane, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The surf is loud, but worth it.”
  • View of River
  • View from Cabin
rarbabi, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for river or ocean view room”
  • Sunset view from the end of balcony
MBMVWA, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Girlfriend's mom called to ask for the best room. We got the Maloka, furthest corner, facing the river.”
718nathaniels, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
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