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Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Minca, Colombia
+57 317 3085270
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Minca, Colombia
+57 317 3085270
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Minca is a small village situated in the mountains. Every morning the sun is shining and every afternoon it is rainy. The village has a few good places like hostels, café or bakery. The most cool atractions are around the village. I recommend you to...More

Thank Petra_Ceja
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Picked up at Santa Marta Airport and enjoyed a 2.5 hour drive to El Dorado. Everyone was so nice and considerate. Language is not a problem. Many speak excellent English!

Thank Melody R
Reviewed 26 May 2017

There are so many Nice hikes to do and the air is so clean and refreshing after been in the city or jungle, the mountains give you the energy you need ;-)

1  Thank linnieloves2travel77
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Do yourself a favor and skip it. If you have time while in Santa Marta and want to take a day trip to experience some nature, I'd much sooner recommend Tayrona National Park. The few hours I spent in the Sierra Nevada mountains were underwhelming,...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Amazing hostels with spectacular views, a local organic coffee farm, horseback riding with the most prideful horses I have seen in South America and great food - Sierra Navada is Columbia at it´s best. Don´t stay directly in Minca but in one of the many...More

1  Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

You need to take a guided tour, or you will get lost. The mountains are lush with vegetation you are going through a jungle. There is a large coffee plantation you can visit. You can see Santa Marta from the mountains, a historic port city,...More

Thank 387indy
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The Sierra Nevada mountains around Minca offer some very decent hiking trails and some sights, such as coffee plantations and beautiful views. Trails can be pretty steep and the heat can be oppressive, so bring plenty of water.

1  Thank brambo77
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The visit to the high lands of Sierra Nevada begins with an informal reservation at the Cafe de Minca store. They offer two tours: coffee and/or cacao, From seed to cup! To get to the Finca La Candelaria you ride on the back of a...More

1  Thank valenapaez
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival in Minca, we heard that one has to be very lucky to be able to see the highest coastal mountain in the world, Pico Cristobal Colon. Mostly, it's very cloudy, especially in the rain season. However, we asked around town and the shopkeeper...More

3  Thank Erik M
Reviewed 21 April 2016

So far this the most beautiful mountains at front beach that I was before, landscapes are superb and idyllic I come back soon.

Thank Fabian_Wittingham
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13 March 2017|
Response from Cairvie |
My son, who is English, owns La Fuente b&b just outside Minca. He is a survival expert and teaches Bushcraft and Jungle survival. He had just been awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2017. If your daughter is... More