Santa Marta, Colombia


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Santa Marta is a city in the Magdalena Department of Colombia's Costa Norte. Santa Marta an important commercial port and tourist destination. Every day, there are cargo ships coming and going and the action is very much visible. From the beach, the view of the Caribbean Sea is more or less to the west (beautiful sunsets) with a huge rock of an island jutting up out of the water to make a somewhat dramatic effect. Off to the right is the port snug behind another even bigger rock.

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Accommodations in Santa Marta

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Top Things to Do in Santa Marta

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Popular Tours in Santa Marta

Ciudad Perdida: 4- or 5-Day Trek from Santa Marta

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Trek through the jungle to Ciudad Perida, Colombia’s ‘Lost City’ in the Sierra Nevada, the mountain range outside Santa Marta. This ‘into the wild’ experience... Read More

Rodadero Aquarium and Playa Blanca Day Trip from Santa Marta

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Visit two of the Santa Marta area’s best attractions on this 7-hour tour. For a little family friendly fun, you’ll start at the Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum,... Read More

Santa Marta Sightseeing Tour

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View landmarks of Santa Marta and its surroundings on a half-day sightseeing tour by comfortable coach. A knowledgeable guide takes you on a tour of the estate... Read More

Crystal Beach and Tayrona National Park Day Trip from Santa Marta

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Snorkel at Crystal Beach, a picture-perfect beach on the coastal edge of Tayrona National Natural Park (Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona)! This day trip from Santa... Read More

Tayrona National Park and Beach Day Trip from Santa Marta

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Visit Tayrona National Natural Park and swim in a reef-formed pool in the Caribbean on this day trip from Santa Marta. Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, as it’s... Read More

Shared Arrival Transfer: Simon Bolivar International Airport to Santa Marta Hotels

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For an economical airport arrival transfer, book this shared-ride, door-to-door transportation service! This easy and efficient shuttle transfer picks you up from... Read More

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