The 11 Best Hotels Near Tayrona National Natural Park

Cabins in the Tayrona National Natural Park

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Tayrona National Natural Park is a tourist destination located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It is well-known for its variety of ecosystems, white sandy beaches, lush vegetation, and rich cultural and archaeological heritage.

If you are planning to travel to one of the most visited destinations in the country, this blog will provide you with some recommended lodging options near Tayrona.

At the end of this blog, you will find a list of other lodging options in Colombia.

Please note that at the end of this blog, you will find a list of other accommodation options in Colombia, some of which may offer paid services, identified with an asterisk (*).

Senda Koguiwa

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Location: Troncal del Caribe Kilometer 33, Via La Guajira, 123456, Zaino
Capacity: 22 rooms
Room Types: Deluxe Bungalow (36 m²/387 ft²) / Deluxe Room (30 m²/322 ft²) / Family Bungalow (45 m²/484 ft²) / Superior Bungalow (36 m²/387 ft²) / Deluxe Double Room (36 m²/387 ft²) / 3-Bedroom Bungalow (50 m²/538 ft²) / Deluxe Family Room (120 m²/1291 ft²)
Highlights: Airport shuttle* / Air conditioning / Ceiling fan
Services: WiFi / Parking / Snack bar / Restaurant / Pool / Shuttle service* / Safe

Senda Koguiwa is only 5 minutes from Tayrona Park’s main entrance, about 1 hour from Santa Marta Cathedral and the Gold Museum of Santa Marta. Nearby, you’ll find a large lake and the Piedra River, just a 5-minute drive away. If you prefer the sea, it’s a quick 10-minute drive.

The hotel’s restaurant serves buffet-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They’re also environmentally conscious, avoiding the use of plastic containers. If you’re traveling with family, you can request a free crib or extra beds for an additional cost

Hotel Isabella Tayrona

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Location: Troncal del Caribe Km 33, 470007, Los Naranjos
Capacity: Varies
Room Types: Deluxe Bungalow with Garden View (25 m²/269 ft²) / Superior Suite (20 m²/215 ft²) / Family Double Room (22 m²/236 ft²) / Bungalow (25 m²/269 ft²) / Junior Suite with Terrace (20 m²/215 ft²)
Highlights: Family rooms / Children’s buffet / Children’s menu* / Special diet menus (on request) / Board games / Airport shuttle*
Services: WiFi / Snack bar / Pool / Minibar / Restaurant / Massages* / Parking service* / Tour information / Daily cleaning service / Laundry service* / Shuttle service* / Grocery delivery service*

Hotel Isabella Tayrona is just a 3-minute drive from Tayrona National Natural Park and a 12-minute walk from Los Ángeles Beach.

The accommodation offers paid activities such as cultural tours, themed dinners, walking tours, bar routes, and fishing, in case you want to break from your routine.

Most rooms come with a living room and a terrace, subject to availability. There is also a restaurant on-site that prepares typical regional dishes, with options for vegetarian meals, but it is only open to the public for lunch.

Lote 10 Glamping

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Location: KM 38, Troncal Caribe via Riohacha-Santa Marta, Tayrona Park, 470009, Guachaca
Capacity: Varies
Room Type: Room with Extra-Large Bed and Sea Views
Highlights: Smoke-free rooms / Beachfront location / Garden / Seating area / Fan
Services: WiFi / Parking / Room service

Lote 10 Glamping is a 10-minute drive from Tayrona Park, making it perfect for those who want to relax in direct contact with nature, with rooms right on the beach.

While the WiFi may not be the fastest, the accommodation emphasizes sustainability. Visitors have noted reduced use of plastic items and efforts to save water and energy on the premises

Senda Watapuy

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Location: Troncal del Caribe Km 30, 123456, Zaino
Capacity: 12 rooms
Room Types: Deluxe Bungalow (70 m²/753 ft²) / Family Bungalow (90 m²/968 ft²) / Triple Deluxe Room / Deluxe Family Room
Highlights: Family rooms / Smoke-free rooms / Garden views / Balcony / Terrace / Air conditioning / Spa and Wellness Center / Airport shuttle*
Services: WiFi / Parking / Pool / Bar / Minibar / Restaurant / Shuttle service* / Room service

Senda Watapuy is a 3-minute drive from Tayrona Park and features two pools, one outdoor and one fully covered, suitable for all preferences.

While the accommodation is a 10-minute drive from the beach, there’s a river near the hotel for quick refreshment. There is also a restaurant on-site serving international and local cuisine, with a variety of meal options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.

Hotel La Finca Buritaca by DOT Premium

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Location: Via Buritaca, 470009, Buritaca
Capacity: 9 rooms
Room Types: Deluxe Bungalow (79 m²/850 ft²) / Economic Double Room (20 m²/215 ft²) / Family Suite (43 m²/462 ft²) / Bungalow (31 m²/333 ft²)
Highlights: Family rooms / Smoke-free rooms / Soundproof rooms / Outdoor fireplace / Outdoor furniture / Meeting rooms
Services: WiFi / Parking /  Pool / Bar / Restaurant / Massages* / Laundry service* / Shuttle service

Hotel La Finca Buritaca by DOT Premium is about a 25-minute drive from Tayrona Park and a 20-minute walk from Buritaca Beach. The accommodation offers family rooms for guests aged 17 and older and does not provide extra beds.

There’s an on-site restaurant serving local and international cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so dining options are covered. The hotel also offers activities like horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, ping pong, and fishing.

YAY Sustainable

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Location: Troncal del Caribe Km 42 Troncal del Caribe, Guachaca, Magdalena, 470009, Guachaca
Capacity: Varies
Room Types: Double Room with Shared Bathroom (8 m²/86 ft²) / Deluxe Suite with Extra-Large Bed (12 m²/129 ft²) / Suite with Large Bed (10 m²/107 ft²) / Chalet (15 m²/161 ft²)
Highlights: Family rooms / Smoke-free rooms / Mountain views / Picnic area / Children’s menu* / Special diet menus (on request) / Airport shuttle* / Spa and Wellness Center*
Services: WiFi / Parking / Bar / Restaurant / Pool / Massages / Shuttle service

At YAY Sustainable, internet speed may not be the fastest, but it’s not an issue because you can fully immerse yourself in nature, and there are plenty of activities available. You can enjoy massages and therapies at the Jungle Spa or opt for outdoor adventures like day trips to the Lost City, tubing, and visiting waterfalls.

The accommodation is a 13-minute car ride from Tayrona Natural Park and a 10-minute drive to the sea. The hotel’s restaurant offers plant-based fusion dishes and proudly showcases their farming and permaculture processes.

Senderos del Mar

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Location: Troncal del Caribe Km 44 + 300 meters Via Santa Marta – Palomino, 470009, Guachaca
Capacity: 16 rooms
Room Types: Double Room with Terrace (16 m²/172 ft²) / Family Room (18 m²/193 ft²) / Triple Room with Terrace (16 m²/172 ft²) / Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Shared Room (18 m²/193 ft²) / Bed in 4-Bed Female Shared Room (18 m²/193 ft²)
Highlights: Family rooms / Barbecue facilities / Private beach area / Special diet menus (on request) / Children’s menu* / Pet-friendly* / Babysitting service* / Airport shuttle* / Spa and Wellness Center*
Services: WiFi / Parking /  Restaurant / Bar / Pool / Massages* / Laundry service

Senderos del Mar is conveniently located just a 14-minute drive from Tayrona National Natural Park. If you don’t have a car, the hotel offers a shuttle service for easy access. It’s advisable to bring your complete travel kit as finding stores near the accommodation can be challenging.

Rest assured that your stay won’t harm the environment, as the hotel has implemented measures to conserve water and electricity. If you’re traveling with your family, you can request babysitting service, allowing every family member to enjoy the various leisure spaces the accommodation provides.

Casa Origen

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Location: Kilometer 33 Troncal del Caribe Via Santa Marta – Riohacha, 470001, Los Naranjos
Capacity: 12 rooms
Room Types: Suite with Mountain View (50 m²/530 ft²) / Deluxe Suite (50 m²/530 ft²) / Family Room with Private Bathroom (50 m²/530 ft²) / Superior Double Room (35 m²/375 ft²)
Highlights: Family rooms / Smoke-free rooms / Outdoor furniture / Pet-friendly* / Airport shuttle*
Services: WiFi / Restaurant / Pool / Massages* / Daily cleaning service / Shuttle service

Casa Origen is just a 5-minute drive from Tayrona Park, renowned for its proximity to nature and tranquil atmosphere. If you’re keen on ecological trails, they’re only a 10-minute walk away, allowing you to admire crystal-clear rivers that flow into the sea.

The restaurant caters to various tastes, including vegan options (with some containing gluten), so it’s advisable to communicate with the staff to avoid any inconvenience. Casa Origen is committed to sustainability and has initiated a reforestation program, planting over 250 trees, including mango, avocado, pear, oranges, and more.

Casa Bambu Tayrona, Los Naranjos

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Location: Km 33 Via Riohacha, Vereda Los Naranjos, Santa Marta, 470007, Los Naranjos
Capacity: 8 rooms
Room Types: Double Room (40 m²/430 ft²)
Highlights: Family rooms / Special diet menus (on request) / Shared TV area / Fan / Spa and Wellness Center*
Services: WiFi / Bar / Snack bar / Restaurant / Pool / Massages* / Daily cleaning service

Casa Bambú Tayrona is a 4-minute drive from Tayrona National Park and an hour from Santa Marta. It’s an ideal place to relax with spa massages available upon request, and the beach is just a 3-minute walk away.

They serve à la carte breakfast every morning, and you can book tours, cultural classes, or nearby hiking. The hotel also has an outdoor heated pool for relaxation. Keep in mind that only children over 12 are allowed if you’re traveling with family.

Senda Maloka Barlovento

 

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Location: Km 33 of Santa Marta via Riohacha, 570004, Los Naranjos
Capacity: 11 rooms
Room Types: Double Room with Sea View (27 m²/290 ft²) / Double Room with Garden View – 2 Beds (31 m²/333 ft²) / Double Room with Garden View (42 m²/452 ft²) / Deluxe Suite (42 m²/452 ft²) / Deluxe Suite with Sea View (30 m²/322 ft²) / Suite (30 m²/322 ft²) / Suite with River View (30 m²/322 ft²)
Highlights: Private beach area / Balcony / Special diet menus (on request) / Children’s menu* / Pet-friendly* / Babysitting service* / Outdoor play equipment / Spa and Wellness Center*
Services: WiFi / Parking / Restaurant / Bar / Pool / Massages* / Cleaning service / Luggage storage / Tour information

Senda Maloka Barlovento is perfect for solo travelers or couples; no children are allowed. It’s just a 6-minute drive from Tayrona Park and 1.5 hours from Simón Bolívar Airport, with airport shuttle service available upon request.

You can dine in a shared area with other guests, enjoying dishes made from local, fresh, and organic ingredients. The accommodation is a short walk from Los Naranjos Beach, ideal for surfing and enjoying the Caribbean sun. They also make their own amenities to minimize their environmental impact and enhance travelers’ well-being.

Gitana de Mar Boutique Beach Resort

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Location: Km 46 via Riohacha, 570005, Buritaca
Capacity: 6 rooms
Room Types: Triple Room with Private Bathroom (20 m²/215 ft²) / Double Room (30 m²/322 ft²) / Bungalow (35 m²/376 ft²) / Double Room with Private Bathroom (30 m²/322 ft²) / Glamping (30 m²/322 ft²) / Garden View Bungalow (40 m²/430 ft²) / Garden View Bungalow (40 m²/430 ft²) / Family Bungalow (96 m²/1033 ft²)
Highlights: Smoke-free rooms / Beachfront location / Private beach area / Special diet menus (on request) / Board games / Babysitting service* / Meeting rooms / Car rental / Spa and Wellness Center*
Services: WiFi /  Parking / Restaurant / Pool / Bar / Snack bar / Massages* / Shuttle service* /  Laundry service*

Gitana de Mar Boutique Beach Resort offers a variety of activities, including visits to art galleries, horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, and fishing, some with an extra cost. Children aged 3 and older are welcome, and you can request babysitting service. The restaurant serves a diverse menu, featuring American, Greek, Caribbean, and Mediterranean dishes, with dietary options available upon request.

The accommodation is just a 20-minute drive from Tayrona Park, and if you don’t have transportation, the hotel can arrange a car rental for your convenience.

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