Hotel La Ballena Azul

Santa Marta, Colombia | Hotel

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Nothing To See Here!

A travel blog entry by nickjackets on Jun 26, 2014

2 comments, 7 photos

I have spent the last six days relaxing at the little rustic beach resort of Taganga,which is a few kilometers from the port city of Santa Marta.

I have made no attempt to do anything remotely taxing other than a day trip to a dry tropical forest in the Tayrona National Park.This was more of an excuse to have a little exercise.

Santa Marta- In search of a beach

A travel blog entry by lauren.guite


... was so nice to feel a breeze and jump in some cool water after all that humidity! When we got back to Santa Marta, we decided to stop at the grocery store to pick up sandwich fixings since many restaurants were closed due to it being Sunday and since we were headed to Parque Tayrona in the morning for an excursion and wanted to pack lunch. We spent the rest of the evening relaxing at the hostel. In the morning, we got up early and ate breakfast at the hostel ...

Time for Volontariat with Mision Gaia

A travel blog entry by sa2014frda


... checkup list, processes mapping, organization plan-methodology. I feel really useful here because she really need someone to lean the organization and make more processes on project with volunteer. They need to create DATA of project done in order to replicate them quicker with others volunteers and learn from experience to improve project management.

I made a survey to analyze the needs of restaurants/hostels regarding they food supply. I ...

Leaving Cartagena to Santa Marta 4h bus for 30PES

A travel blog entry by sa2014frda


... to have a fresh juice with Angelika and her mum near the Bolivar Plaza. They showed us a great place for drink and eat local for cheap. This place became our spot for breakfast. Total cost for a juice and an empanadas 4000PES(2€) each. We are getting closer to my budget.... Santa Marta beach is not great because you can see these huge boat whose transport carbon. You just face the sea pollution through them. The beach closer from where ...

Taganga and the Colombian Caribbean

A travel blog entry by winegalcj


... the shower anyway. Primitive, yes, but comfortable enough. We took most of our meals at the camp and for the most part it was good enough. Obviously food and comfortable quarters are not what people come to this park for.

From our camp we hiked some more to find the beaches – most of which were wild, reminiscent of California’s north coast- and the currents made them too dangerous to swim at. A few were calm ...


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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Ballena Azul Santa Marta

Reviewed by nickjackets

Its ok,dont get too excited.

Reviewed Jun 26, 2014
by (37 reviews) Haywards Heath , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

Right on the beach.The beach is pretty dirty.Plenty of choices of restaurant to choose near by. Staff very friendly.Wi fi ok ,air con in room,30 degrees cent. most days,very hot and humid.Area is reasonably safe,normal rules apply.Breakfast across the road if yours is included.Bring cash.

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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Ballena Azul Santa Marta

3.00 of 5 stars Good