Only 10 minutes from Santa Marta you will find TAGANGA in a beautiful bay surrounded
by mountains, a ideal spot for diving with a lot of different level for divers.
TAGANGA is a fix point to be visit by tourists because of the beautiful beaches around
TAGANGA and for the friendly and warm character of the Costenos and fisherman.
Santa Marta is the
city of the sea, wind, tourists and friendly people.
" THE PEARL OF
The city of Santa Marta is located in the northern part of Colombia, directly
on the Caribbean sea with 300.000 inhabitants and a colonial style buildings.
The average temperature in the year is 27° Celsius.
CULTURAL SPOTS IN THE CITY
Museo Tayrona :
Carrera 2, Calle 14 Esquina
Museo Bolivariano de
Museo Arquelogico (
Unidad de Parques Nacionales )
Casa Indigena :
Carrera 19, Calle 23
Cafe de Parque : Calle 14, Carrera 2 y 3, a very good and relaxing place
to drink real good colombian coffee, hot or cold
HISTORICAL SPOTS IN THE CITY
La Catedral : Carrera
5 # 16 - 03
Casa de la Aduana :
Carrera 2, Calle 14 esquina
El Castillo : Cra 1 #
22 - 26
Fuerte de San
Capilla San Juan de
Dios : Calle 22, Crarrera 2 esquina
Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino
SITES TO VISIT AROUND SANTA MARTA
Small village with nice clime, through Minca is crossed by lot's of rivers
coming down directly from the mountains of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
The altitude of Minca
is 500m above sea level.
How to get there : Public Transport
One of the most important National Parks of Colombia, this park is characterized
by bays, beaches with white sand, forest, coral reefs, great variety of fishes,
mangroves, mammalians, molluscans, more than 100 species of different animals,
el PUEBLITO Indigena, formed by some ruins which correspond
to the great Tayrona Culture.
DEFINITLY A MUST TO VISIT!!!
SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA
Approximately 17.000 kmē, known as the most massive and highest mountains
on the coast all over the world.
Here you can see the highest mountains of Colombia, the Pico Bolivar, 5575m,
and the Pico Colon, 5770m.
Relax on the beach while watching the peaks of the mountains covered by snow.
One archeological miracle of the world.
An Indian city surrounded by dense rain forest in an altitude of 1300m above sea level.
To visit the Lost City you have to take a guided tour, which takes 5 - 7 days hiking.
On the way you can still meet the Kogi Indians.
The Lost City was discovered in the late 80.
10 min away from Santa Marta in the bay of Gaira with a long beach and quiet sea,
perfect to practice watersport like sky and windsurfing.
You will find a interesting nightlife because of the great amount of restaurants,
bars and discotheques.
A Underwater world park
The greatest beach in the Tayrona National Park
Beach with white sand, very good for a relaxed day on the beach,
with the option to eat fresh fish from the fisherman