Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Santa Marta

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A magical spot where the jungle meets the sea, Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona remains one of Colombia's leading outdoor attractions largely thanks to its pristine nature. The national park offers a diverse range of landscapes, including arid brown lands in the west, rainforest in the center, and sandy beaches along the coastal north. While the water looks extremely inviting, many beaches--especially those marked with red flags--remain unsafe for swimming due to strong currents. If you're visiting the coastline in high season, prepare for big crowds and long lines in front of restaurants and facilities. Use our Santa Marta road trip planning tool to visit Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona on your trip to Santa Marta, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Amazing place, there are very beautiful beaches. Volviria a thousand times more. You love the view that hayal landscape.
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  • Parque Tayrona is an awesome place to hike. Even my kids (10 and 13) had fun. Cool wildlife (birds, fish, snakes) and there are few rules so you can hike where you want. Challenging hikes to beautiful...  more »
  • I did the way coconut oil - the village. Everyone recommended me the Tayrona but am very disappointed for the following reasons: payment 58000 pesos for being overseas included a compulsory insurance which does not explain what is included and not... I try despot and arrogant by the selling of tickets. They do not explain anything, they just want to charge during the journey you can see trash and private land. Given the high price of the input you expect to see something more unique. Last entry until the middle of the journey you are still seeing houses and orchards. When you already carry nearly 1 h of ascent, it is when you start to appreciate the landscape. There are no guides or Rangers who can help you along the way. I was not in the part of the beaches and maybe it's worth more.
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  • Gorgeous park, but pricey. Take at least 2 nights inside the park to explore and enjoy. Sunset and sunrise are the most spectacular times of day, so you don't want to miss those. Especially the viewpoint near Reciclettes camp site is amazing at sunset.
  • A beautiful nature reserve that's definitely worth a visit. Be prepared for a lot of walking through jungle if you want to get to swim ma le beaches (there are not many) but they are worth it. The tracks are badly signposted so give yourself plenty of time for treks
  • Mesmerising views of the nature, nice place is this long stretch, clean beach covered with palm trees looks amazing. Nice Dense forest appropriately describes this place as National park. Great sea views with good scenery.
  • Hidden 💎, 7 🌟, most beautiful, amazing, marvellous, natural beauty, forest and beautiful crystal clean beach 🏖 These all words just intro for the place. My best ever camping ⛺️ at beautiful lively beach where all campers stay as friendly villagers Colourful live musical nights, with warm sandy beaches. Every spot brought down from heaven. Recommended stay and do at least 2 nights camping to absorb the best atmosphere. There are So many activities and fun. Well managed and well guide paths. Reach early morning to main entrance of Park to get best place for stay and best camp to rent. I can go again and again .
  • One of my favorite places, filled with beauty. The only problem are the tourists that don't care about their trash and leave it all over polluting this beautiful place.
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