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Top 7 Lodgings Near Cocora Valley, Salento

Cocora Valley in the Coffee triangle Colombia

Updated on 02/19/2024

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Cocora Valley, located in Colombia’s coffee region, is a natural beauty nestled in the heart of the Andes Mountains. Renowned for its towering wax palms, the world’s tallest, it stands majestically against the mountainous backdrop.

Remember that at the end of this blog you will find a list with other lodging options in Colombia.

Note: Some hotel services are paid and will be marked with an asterisk (*)

If you want to know the best places and activities you can enjoy in the coffee region, one of the most beautiful and cultural regions of Colombia, we recommend you to visit our travel guide to the coffee region and travel guide to Armenia.

Birdglamping Los Árboles Glamping Hotel

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Location: K8 Vía Valle de Cocora Sendero Quetzal, 631020 Salento, Colombia
Room Types: Deluxe Double Room with balcony 1 or 2 beds (30 m²/322 ft²)
Highlights: Views / Car Rental / Airport Transfer*
Services: WiFi / Parking / Snack Bar / Bar / Restaurant / Shuttle Service*

Birdglamping Los Árboles Glamping Hotel, 3 mins from Cocora Valley and 20 mins from Salento, offers walking tours, cultural classes, and hiking. Cocora Valley is a 5-min walk.

The on-site restaurant serves Italian and local dishes for all meals. Alternative dining is 50 mins away.

Access requires a 4×4 vehicle; consider the shuttle service. No entry for pets except dogs on the property to avoid disturbances.

Cabañas Valle del Cocora La Truchera

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Location: Vía al Valle del Cocora, Vereda Rio arriba, 631028 Salento, Colombia
Capacity: 4 houses
Room Types: Chalet (- m²/ – ft²) / 2-bedroom Chalet (- m²/ – ft²) / 1-bedroom Chalet with 3 double beds (12 m²/129 ft²) / 1-bedroom Chalet with a bedroom and living room (- m²/ – ft²)
Highlights: Pet Friendly / Picnic Area / Smoking Area / Family Rooms
Services: Kitchen / Restaurant / Public Bathrooms / Grocery Delivery Service*

Cabañas Valle del Cocora La Truchera is a 10-minute walk from Cocora Valley and 25 minutes from Salento. Its central location is convenient for exploring tours in Cocora Valley. You may observe Colombia’s national bird, the Andean condor, during your stay.

Indulge in fried trout at the on-site restaurant, ‘Truchas Cocora.’ Various local dishes are available for all meals.

Palmas de Cocora

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Location: Kilometer 10 Valle de Cocora, 631020 Salento, Colombia
Capacity: 3 rooms
Room Types: Double Room (15 m²/161 ft²) / Family Room with private bathroom (55 m²/592 ft²) / Quadruple Room with private bathroom (44 m²/473 ft²)
Highlights: Views / Pet Friendly (on request) / Children’s Menu* / Airport Transfer* / Meeting Rooms* / Outdoor Play Equipment / Wheelchair Accessible
Services: WiFi / Parking / Restaurant / Shuttle Service* / Public Bathrooms*

Palmas de Cocora is a 4-minute walk from Cocora Valley and 20 minutes from Salento. The restaurant offers Latin American cuisine, including vegetarian options. Alternative dining at Fondo El Escobal and El Portón de Juako is a 10-minute drive away.

Activities like horseback riding, hiking, and fishing are available for an extra cost. There’s a children’s play area.

A cash damage deposit is required on arrival, refundable after room inspections at check-out. The property enforces a silence policy from 9:00 pm to 7:00 am for guests’ rest.

Glamping Lumbre

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Location: Km 7 Vía Valle de Cocora, Finca La Carelia, 631027 Salento, Colombia
Capacity: 7 rooms
Room Types: Sky Suite (25 m²/269 ft²) / Eucalyptus Suite (25 m²/269 ft²) / Sun Suite Room (25 m²/269 ft²) / Deluxe Sky Quadruple (25 m²/269 ft²) / Deluxe Sky Triple (25 m²/269 ft²) / Deluxe Sky Double (25 m²/269 ft²) / Deluxe Sky Single (25 m²/269 ft²)
Highlights: Views / Special Diet Menus (on request) / Indoor Play Area / Airport Transfer*
Services: WiFi / Parking / Snack Bar / Bar / Minibar / Restaurant / Shuttle Service* / Massages*

Glamping Lumbre is a 15-minute walk from Cocora Valley and 20 minutes from Salento. Nearby destinations include Kasaguadua Natural Reserve, Cocora Forest, and Las Acacias Coffee Farm, all within a 30-minute drive.

They suggest activities like horseback riding, Salento and Acaíme tours, and bike rides among the Wax Palms. Birdwatching, exploring the Cocora Waterfalls trail, and wax palm planting experiences are also available. Note that these activities are not provided by the hotel, but they’ll give you all the necessary information.

Glamping Lumbre’s restaurant serves Italian cuisine throughout the day, including snack and cocktail options. They also offer dietary alternatives like gluten-free and lactose-free dishes.

Beta Hotel

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Location: Carrera 3 # 6-20, 631020 Salento, Colombia
Capacity: 17 rooms
Room Types: Deluxe Room with King-size Bed (16 m²/172 ft²) / Suite with King-size Bed (21 m²/226 ft²) / Superior Suite with King-size Bed (26 m²/279 ft²) / Deluxe Family Room (23 m²/247 ft²)
Highlights: Picnic Area / Children’s Menu* / Meeting Rooms* / Family Rooms
Services: WiFi / Snack Bar / Bar / Restaurant / Café / Ironing Service* / Laundry Service* / Shuttle Service*

Beta Hotel is 20 minutes from Cocora Valley and a 5-minute walk from Salento. It’s also 30 minutes from Kasaguadua Natural Reserve and 50 minutes by car from Portugal Farm.

The hotel’s Beta Bar&Grill offers grilled items, American, and Latin cuisine with vegan and vegetarian options. Other restaurants like Meraki and Brunch Diner are a 3-minute walk away.

Beta Hotel offers activities like local culture classes, bike or walking tours, evening entertainment, themed dinners, live sports events, and happy hours for an additional cost. Although there isn’t a strict silence policy, it’s essential to be respectful of other guests.

Hotel El Jardín Salento

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Location: Calle 7 # 5-22, 631020 Salento, Colombia
Capacity: 14 rooms
Room Types: Double Room (18 m²/193 ft²) / Double Room – 2 beds (18 m²/193 ft²) / Standard Family Room (36 m²/387 ft²)
Highlights:  Pet Friendly* / ATM / Airport Transfer* / Wheelchair Accessible / Family Rooms
Services: WiFi / Parking / Café / Daily Cleaning Service / Ironing Service* / Laundry Service* / Shuttle Service* / Massages

Hotel El Jardín Salento is a 20-minute drive from Cocora Valley, strategically located next to Salento’s main square. Within a 5-minute walk, explore Plaza Bolívar, Tupaís Ecopark, and Rosa de los Vientos, which is a 25-minute walk away.

While the hotel lacks its own restaurant, it offers included breakfast. Nearby, find culinary options at restaurants like Los Amigos Goedkoop and El Cacharrito.

Distinguished by its charming colonial design and vibrant facade colors, Hotel El Jardín Salento provides cultural classes and bike tours for those interested in exploring local culture. Full-body massages are also available for added relaxation.

Ecohotel Pinohermoso Reserva Natural

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Location: Kilometer 6 Vía Salento – Cocora, 631027 Salento, Colombia
Capacity: 4 rooms
Room Types: Deluxe Double Room – 1 or 2 beds (13 m²/139 ft²) / Deluxe Double Room – 2 beds (9 m²/96 ft²) / 1-bedroom Chalet (40 m²/430 ft²)
Highlights: Pet Friendly / Children’s Menu* / Special Diet Menus (on request) / Indoor Play Area / Family Rooms / Non-Smoking Rooms
Services: WiFi / Parking / Restaurant / Snack Bar / Daily Cleaning Service

Ecohotel Pinohermoso Natural Reserve is 10 minutes from Cocora Valley and 20 minutes from Salento, with easy road access. Explore nearby tourist spots like Kasaguadua Natural Reserve and Cocora Forest within 15 minutes.

Ideal for nature lovers, plan waterfall and trail visits in advance, especially during the rainy season. The accommodation, a 100-year-old cattle ranch house, offers modern amenities, some with patios and jacuzzis. Additional activities include themed dinners, walking tours, and hiking for an extra cost.

Interact with various animals on-site, adding an authentic touch to your experience.

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