Santa Marta is the second oldest city in South America and due to its proximity to the sea. It is also an important focus of tourism in the country.
Its proximity to the Tayrona National Natural Park is internationally recognized for the beauty of its paradisiacal beaches and for being the snow-capped mountain with the closest proximity to the sea. The city is mainly driven by tourism and has a wide range of hotels and entertainment for travelers who visit the bay. It can also be a city of passage for tourists who want to visit other areas of the country such as the department of La Guajira.
The average temperature in Santa Marta is 27 ° C (80.6 ° F)
To travel to Santa Marta you have to be vaccinated against Yellow fever and present your card that certifies it. In addition, it is important that to take care of your health. And that of your family you protect yourself from the sun to avoid burns and dehydration. It is also important that you use insect repellent to avoid bites, especially if you are going to be in jungle or humid areas.
You can travel to Santa Marta by air or by land. There are several international flights that arrive directly to the city or specialized ground transportation services that can take you to the city comfortably and safely from other parts of the country.
It is best to check with several transport companies and airlines. And make a reservation in advance to avoid setbacks when traveling as a family.
Santa Marta offers its visitors plans in which nature and the beach are the protagonists to enjoy a unique stay in the Colombian Caribbean.
Children love to learn new things so visiting the Aquarium and Museum of the Sea is a perfect plan for them. This experience will allow them to learn more about the aquatic fauna that they will probably observe if they decide to do activities such as diving or snorkeling on one of the beaches of Santa Marta.
You can visit one of the Spas or relaxation centers of the hotel complexes in the area to have a day of rest or receive treatments to relieve ailments and stress.
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