Hotels in Santa Marta, Costa Rica

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Santa Marta overview

There's plenty to explore, including local sights like Up in the Cloud Forest and Palmar Norte Park. Santa Marta is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Santa Marta

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Santa Marta has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Santa Marta with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Santa Marta hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Santa Marta hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Santa Marta

Fly in to San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 74.1 mi (119.2 km) from downtown Santa Marta. San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 79.1 mi (127.4 km) away.

What to see around Santa Marta

Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Up in the Cloud Forest
  • • Palmar Norte Park
  • • Palmar Sur Park
  • • Playa Santa Teresa
  • • Ciudad Cortes Central Park

When to visit Santa Marta

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 83°F day, 61°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 64°F night
  • July-September: 81°F day, 63°F night
  • October-December: 80°F day, 62°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.63 inches
  • April-June: 21.57 inches
  • July-September: 30.91 inches
  • October-December: 19.65 inches