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Santa Marta Travel Guide

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Santa Marta Travel Guide

Where is Santa Marta?

Wondering just where exactly Santa Marta sits on the map?

It's situated 450 miles north of Bogota, the national capital, and 17 miles north of Ciénaga.

430,000 friendly locals live in this corner of Magdalena.

Places to Visit in Santa Marta

Discover a captivating underwater world at Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum. Displaying colorful and curious creatures, it's the perfect place to let your imagination run wild. Need some more options? Explore the lovingly maintained rooms and imagine how the former residents of Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino used to live. This place provides its guests with a unique historical insight. But that's not all! Delve back in time and take a stroll through Simon Bolivar Park, a pleasant spot to hang out and catch up with friends.

Car Rentals in Santa Marta

Want to discover the region your own way? Be the creator of your own adventure by checking out car rentals in Santa Marta with a little help from Orbitz.

Pick up your car from Avis at Simon Bolivar Airport and you'll quickly go from the tarmac to wherever you please.

Rent a vehicle in the heart of the city and you'll be out on the bustling streets before you know it. A reliable outlet here is Avis at Calle 14 No 4 25 Local 2a.

Where to stay in Santa Marta – Hotel Accommodation

Don't miss out. Organize one of 87 hotels in Santa Marta and begin organizing all your activities.If you love luxury, the Hotel Boutique Don Pepe is a brilliant option. Alternatively, check out the Hotel Boutique Casa Carolina. On the other hand, the Hotel Miami SM (Calle 17 #3 - 96) and the Hotel Tayromar (Calle 20 #1C - 71) are suitable options if you're traveling on a shoestring budget.

Nearest Airports to Santa Marta

After being stuck in a cramped seat for hours, you'll be glad to hop off the plane and stretch out at Simon Bolivar Airport (SMR). Located 9 miles south of the downtown area, this is the main arrival point for those traveling by air.

Popular Places to Visit Near Santa Marta

Explored all of Santa Marta already? Don't panic! Guachaca is just 25 miles from here and has plenty of activities on offer. Start diving into the story of this destination at Buritaca Beach. If you're keen to learn more, stop by Koralia Beach and Parque Isla Salamanca too. Fundación is another neighbouring destination situated just 50 miles away. This place offers Aracataca Park, Gabriel Garcia Marquez House Museum and Aracataca Church.

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