Welcome to Santa Marta, Colombia! The new jewel of the the Caribbean coast. The oldest colonial city in South America and home to “El Libertador” Simon Bolivar during his last days.
Surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches, jungles and deserts in the world and host to the highest coastal mountain range on earth, Santa Marta is the perfect base to explore the diverse natural beauty and historical treasures the area has to offer.
From Tayrona National park to the Lost City, la Catedral de Santa Marta to la Quinta de San Pedro and el centro histórico with it’s buzzing nightlife, excellent selection of bars and restaurants and some of the best hotels and hostels in Colombia, there is always something new and exciting to discover.
So enjoy our beautiful city and your guide to The Best of Santa Marta. As the saying goes; “The only risk is wanting to stay.”
El Centro Histórico
In the historic old town there are many interesting and beautiful sites to see. For a quick sightseeing tour take a walk along the scenic seafront on Av Rodrigo de Bastidas, then cut through Plaza de Bolivar up to Plaza de la Catedral to visit the oldest church in the Americas.