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Rodadero Aquarium and Playa Blanca Day Trip from Santa Marta
"Your day trip from Santa Marta starts with a drive to the marina where you’ll board a motorboat for the ride through Gaira Bay to the Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum (Acuario y Museo del Mar del Rodadero). Part of the National Network of Museums of Colombia this coastal aquarium features several exhibits and 13 pools that connect directly to the Caribbean allowing you varying views of several species of marine life from sea turtles to sea lions to sharks. Watch an educational and entertaining dolphin show and learn about the marine environment just off the shores of Colombia. Then head to Playa Blanca by boat for a little relaxation in the sun. Spread out your beach towel on the soft sand
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Santa Marta Sightseeing Tour
"After pickup from your hotel in Santa Marta depart by coach for La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino located about 20 minutes away. With your guide tour the grounds of this 17th-century hacienda famous as the site where Simón Bolívar died in 1830. As you view the Altar of the Homeland and the Altar of the Fatherland each memorializing Bolívar — called 'El Libertador' (The Liberator) — learn how the military and political revolutionary led Colombia and neighboring Latin American countries to independence from Spanish rule. See the flags of the Americas on display in you’ll find ancient trees and more than 150 plant species on display
From $54.00
 
Crystal Beach and Tayrona National Park Day Trip from Santa Marta
"Your tour from Santa Marta begins with the approximate 1-hour drive to Tayrona National Natural Park with your guide. One of Colombia’s most popular national parks Tayrona is spread across 7410 acres (3000 hectares) of sea and 29650 acres (12000 hectares) of land in the rainforest-clad foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. As you explore the park keep your eyes and ears open for native wildlife
From $88.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Santa Marta

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Mary and Jesus watch over the harbor

While we were docked in Santa Marta, I observed what appeared to be a statue on top of a skinny pyramidal structure. Looked at with binoculars or through the camera lens zoomed as far as it would go,...
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Iglesia de San Francisco

This is a small beautiful colonial church in downtown Santa Marta two blocks from the Bay and the Plaza de Bolivar. It faces the Plaza de San Francisco. Originally, it this was the main city square ....
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Minca - day trip from Santa Marta or stay awhile

I recommend staying a while but this can definitely be a day trip. It depends on what you are looking for. There isn't much to do in Minca but take long hikes, bathe in a river, watch birds and...
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Morro Grande of Santa Marta

Since I am interested in lighthouses, I always look for them. I took pictures of this one. When I looked at the photos there appeared to be a path to the top of the lighthouse, and the lighthouse...
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I trekked up, up up and flew down like a bird!

I went on a trek that was initiated in Santa Marta, Colombia for 6 days to the Lost City (la cuidad perdida) remnants of a city dating 500 B.C. of the Tryrona Indians discovered only in 1976. I have...
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General tips - Taganga.

The Colombian Caribbean coast is a region where coexist a wide variety of cultures, every one with their own customs and histories that surprise every tourist and it's not enough to visit great cities...
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A small village of Taganga

If you are already in St. Marta you definately don't want to miss out on seeing a truly amazing small fishing village of Taganga. The number one place to go for diving - there are several PADI...
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Lost City Trek (La Ciudad Perdida)

The Lost City is an archeological sight situated deep in the mountains near Sta Marta. The trek is one of the best in South America. You get to live so many childhood fantasies it's unreal. Read about...
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Parque Tayrona: Paradise at the Carribean Coast

Parque Tayrona is an amazing park situated in the Coastal Area of Colombia. It's really easy to get there from Sta Marta. The park offers a quick alternative for those without the time to do the much...
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Taganga Beach

This village was orginally founded by three families, and they are still thre after four generations. Nice location nearby to the city.
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Top 5 Santa Marta Writers

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richiecdisc

"As Santa Marta Grows into its own Shoes"
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MalenaN

"Santa Marta"
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"Simon Bolivar's First Grave"
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"SANTA MARTA - LAST REPOSE FOR LATIN AMERICAN GIANT"
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wolfla

"Santa Marta - lo tiene todo!"
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