Explore the city of Santa Marta, founded in 1525 on foot. Walk around La Casa de la Aduana, the Santa Marta Cathedral, and the Tayrona Museum. Eat at one of the restaurants by Parque de los Novios. Over to El Rodadero to enjoy the beautiful beach and dine at one of the restaurants lining the beach.
Visit Quinta de San Pedro Alejandro to learn about Simon Bolivar. It has a museum on site and gardens to explore. Venture over to Taganga to swim at the beach and watch the spectacular views of the Caribbean coastline and the sunset. Then back over to the marina for dinner and dancing the night away.
Spend the day at Tayrona National Park at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada where you can enjoy hiking, wildlife observation and the Pueblito which are the vestiges of the ancient Tayrina civilization. Here there are restaurants for you to dine in also. Check out Crystal Beach where you can also do some wonderful snorkeling.
Travel to the town of Minca where you can take a swim, view waterfalls, explore a cocoa and coffee farm on an amazing walk. They even have a beer brewery and some great dining options.
Travel from Santa Marta to Aracataca and learn all about the author Gabriel García Márquez. You will visit his hometown and can see the Railway Station, el Camellón of the almond trees, the Montessori School, the building of the Masonic Grand Lodge, the Remedios, the Beautiful Library, the United Fruit Company, the House-Museum (set inside Gabo’s maternal grandparents house).