Tayrona Park6 January, 2022
Where to Go, Rodadero
El Rodadero is a neighborhood located 15 minutes by cab from the city center. Many visitors book their stay in this area because of the high number of hotels, rental apartments, restaurants, and Rodadero Beach, possibly the most famous beach in Colombia.
Given that it’s one of the most visited spots in the Caribbean coast, this beach is usually quite busy on weekends and public holidays. If you are looking for more than sunbathing, this is the right place. The calm waters of the beach make allow for a variety of aquatic activities and sports like kayak, paddle, jet skiing or beach hopping boat trip.
Local administrations are pushing efforts to modernize touristic infrastructure in the area and 2022 will see the new Rodadero Beachwalk open for tourists.
If you are looking for a more laid-back option to grab a tent and enjoy drinks, jump on a boat to white sand beach, Playa Blanca, for 12,000 COP round trip. Make sure to take in best views on the one-kilometer zip line that takes you full speed down the entire beach stretch.
A very popular area for tourists is the beach of Bello Horizonte, in the south-west part of Santa Marta. This is an area that is characterized by high-end hotels and tourist residences where visitors find a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment venues. This is a good place to go with your family (ColombiaTravel).