Estelar Santamar Hotel & Convention Center
Travel Blogs from Santa Marta
... but it was now rush hour, in the rain. It was proving very difficult to get a taxi at this time, so Melissa, her mom, and her Grandmother all picked me up from the hotel and drove us to the airport. They are the nicest people!!
We got to the airport in plenty of time, checked in, and still had time to stop at Kokoriko to get a bite to eat before going to our gate. It’s a specialty ...
... to have some funding in order to go further on projects.
They really enjoyed that idea. They are happy to get the comunity also involved as they can get to know foreigners bit more. Also, its great for the people to interact with the locals as Minca is small. You will meet them again for sure. easy practive for a better comfort with the language.
We went to a nice small waterfall around called "Arimaka". It's the unknown one...hard to find LOL. ...
We decided to try Radio Burger for something to eat, they also happened to be on Happy Hour, two for one cocktails. We supped away on Margaritas while our burger orders were being prepared. Maria decided on a standard burger, the best way to decide how good the patties are...and very good they were too. David decided to try the Choriburger, it was 50% chorizo and 50% beef made into a pattie. ...
... water lake with a waterfall! And on the way home stopped off at the drivers friends house for a bite to eat! Standard Sunday really! We left Santa Marta after getting back from Minca and headed for a place called Taganga - a small fishing village 5km north of Santa Marta, where we stayed for one night! Taganga is missable in my opinion unless you want to get your padi licence (scuba diving licence)! It looks super pretty on the drive in ...
... one of Pablo Escobar's old mansions it has a giant pool, great bar and big rooms with extravagant tiled bathrooms. Unfortunately there were no doble rooms available for the first night of our booking and so I am forced to have my first 'dorm experience' on the trip so far - I won't get too much into it but I quickly realised after the first night of drunkenly stumbling into a dark room with 7 other people and having to climb onto the top bunk, that I am far from a dorm lover. The ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service