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Taganga

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Known as a nightlife and scuba diving spot, Taganga became a major destination for backpackers and weekend revelers about a decade ago. Thanks to the town's inexpensive lodgings and its location in a small bay protected by verdant hills, Taganga tourism continues to thrive and serves as one of the area's main sources of income. Despite a relative lack of modern infrastructure and services, a growing number of tourists take a trip to Taganga to experience small-town life and escape the crowds and urban stresses of nearby Santa Marta. Taganga is in Santa Marta District. Take a look at our Colombia trip planner to refine the details of your trip to Taganga.
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Most of Taganga's economical lodgings consists of basic hostels offering few amenities. These establishments cater mostly to backpackers and weekend tourists from nearby Santa Marta, so if you need something more substantial, consider renting a furnished apartment with a kitchen, private parking, and ocean views. Some waterfront hotels provide pet-friendly accommodations, as well as access to private beach areas and fitness facilities.
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