Places you should visit on your vacations on the Colombian coast

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We invite you to know these places you should visit on your next vacation on the Colombian coast.  If you are thinking of visiting Colombia, one part you can’t miss is the Caribbean coast. Places like Santa Marta, La Guajira and Cartagena, are one of the must-see places. 

Santa Marta

Touring the city: 

Centro Historico Santa marta

Santa Marta is a city with beautiful colonial architecture, has places like the cathedral, the gold museum, the bay and its camellón, among others. Also in the surroundings there are very interesting and varied places. You may be interested in: Santa Marta City Tour

Visit the beaches:

Tayrona Park Tours

If you want to visit the beaches, we recommend the beaches of the Tayrona Park. Some of the most beautiful are Cabo San Juan, Playa Cristal and Bahía Concha. There are also other beaches outside the Tayrona Park such as Playa Blanca, Taganga and Playa Grande, Playaca, among others. 

Lost City:

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If you like adventure, a perfect plan is to visit the lost city. This trekking in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta will take you to discover the secrets of the mountain. You will be able to learn about the indigenous culture of this area of Colombia. It is a unique opportunity to discover beautiful landscapes, vegetation, archaeological ruins and wild animals.  Book this tour here


La Guajira: 

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Two must-see places in Colombia are Cabo de la Vela and Punta Gallinas, the northernmost point of South America.  There you can experience the wonder of the desert combined with the sea. You will also have contact with the Wayuu Indians, another very important ethnic group in Colombia. It is also worth mentioning that you can enjoy beautiful sunsets and starry nights. During the nights the starry sky and the sound of nature is very relaxing.  Some of the places you will visit are Bahía Hondita, Bahía Honda, Punta Gallinas Lighthouse, Taroa Dunes, among others. Book this tour here.



Fuerte de Cartagena


It is a charming city with beautiful streets to walk through. The colonial architecture of this city and its history will surely enchant you. The main places in the city are the San Felipe Castle, the Cerro de la Popa, the walled city, the monument of India Catalina, among others. You should also visit the beaches of the Rosario or Baru Islands.



It is the home of the most important carnival in the country. It is also a city with modern architecture and one of the most progressive cities on the coast. Some of the most important sites are the carnival museum, the monument of the window to the world, the malecon of the river, the monument of the shark fin, among others.

Now that you know these places you must visit in the Colombian coast, do you start planning your trip?

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