Articles Tagged ‘santa marta’

Escape to the Beach during Easter Week in Colombia

Escape to the Beach during Easter Week in Colombia February 21, 2012 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Semana Santa is almost upon us. Colombians and expats resident in Bogota will have already been plotting their escape from the capital city. As the first significant holiday in the calendar most Bogotanos will be yearning for a beach vacation, something as far removed from the drizzle of their city....

Escape from Bogota: Family Beach Vacations to the Colombian Caribbean

Escape from Bogota: Family Beach Vacations to the Colombian Caribbean December 4, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Colombia possesses some of South America’s finest beaches. Accessible, pristine, the type that upon sight shifts travel magazines from the shelves of bookstores, inspires a dozen “The Beach” style imitation novels and makes you yearn for an umbrella in your cocktail during these bleak days of winter. So,...

Travelling to Minca – Colombia’s New Tourism Hot Spot?

Travelling to Minca – Colombia’s New Tourism Hot Spot? April 1, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
You wouldn’t know that the town of Minca existed were you a rag tag traveller intent on soaking up the homogeneity of beach resorts such as Taganga close to Santa Marta. The contrast couldn’t be starker, Colombian backpacker tourism is changing (something to be explored at a later date) and now...