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Wachakyta Ecolodge

Santa Marta beachfront hostel with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi in lobby

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  • Deluxe Cabin, Beach View - Guest Room
  • Deluxe Cabin, Beach View - Guest Room
  • Living Area
  • Living Area
  • Deluxe Cabin, Beach View - Guest Room
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Playa de Guachaquita Parque Tayrona, Santa Marta, 410001, Magdalena, Colombia

Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Free WiFi

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 4 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Library
  • Communal living room

What’s around

  • On the waterfront
  • Ensenada de Chengue - 14.4 mi / 23.2 km
  • Town Hall - 14.6 mi / 23.4 km
  • Eduardo Santos Stadium - 14.7 mi / 23.6 km
  • Mayorship of Santa Marta - 15.6 mi / 25.1 km
  • Customs House - 15.6 mi / 25.2 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Deluxe Cabin, Beach View
  • Standard Cabin, Beach View
  • Deluxe Cabin, Sea View
  • Premium Cabin, Sea View, Beachside
  • Economy Tent

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the waterfront
  • Ensenada de Chengue - 14.4 mi / 23.2 km
  • Town Hall - 14.6 mi / 23.4 km
  • Eduardo Santos Stadium - 14.7 mi / 23.6 km
  • Mayorship of Santa Marta - 15.6 mi / 25.1 km
  • Customs House - 15.6 mi / 25.2 km
  • Camellón Rodrigo de Bastidas Park - 15.7 mi / 25.3 km
  • Santa Marta Theater - 15.9 mi / 25.5 km
  • San Juan Cultural Center - 15.9 mi / 25.6 km
  • Old San Juan de Dios Hospital Museum - 15.9 mi / 25.6 km
  • Bahia de Santa Marta - 16 mi / 25.7 km

Getting around

  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) - 20.7 miles/33.2 km
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Playa de Guachaquita Parque Tayrona, Santa Marta, 410001, Magdalena, Colombia

At a glance

Size

  • 4 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 10:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 9:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Children

  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • No onsite parking
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Free reception

Things to do

  • On private beach
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Snorkeling on site

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Library

Accessibility

  • Lowered electrical outlets in bathroom

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Stay connected

  • Desk

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Restaurante Marlín - This beachfront fine-dining restaurant specializes in local cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Bar tolo - This cocktail bar is located on the beach. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • For stays on or after January 1, 2022, residents of Colombia and non-residents staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Travelers on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

Children and extra bedsPay at property

  • If you are traveling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for non-Columbian citizens) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Hygiene and cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

  • Wachakyta Ecohostel
  • Wachakyta Ecolodge Santa Marta
  • Wachakyta Ecolodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Wachakyta Ecolodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Santa Marta

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Wachakyta Ecolodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Wachakyta Ecolodge.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Check-out time is 9:30 AM.
  • Yes, Restaurante Marlín offers alfresco dining, local cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Portales del Tayrona (2.6 mi) and La Fonda Paisa De Calabazo (2.7 mi).
  • Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, snorkeling, and hiking. Wachakyta Ecolodge also has a private beach.