Salento Vacations

Salento is a great place to visit while in Armenia, Colombia, a city with a population of 320,000 people. If you are arriving by air, Salento is 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the south of the Matecana International Airport. The city center of Armenia is situated just 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the southwest.

Many of Armenia’s most interesting sights are located close to Salento, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the fabulous Plaza de Bolivar and the remarkable Pereira Cathedral. And don’t miss the Del Cafe National Park and the Church of Our Lady of Victories.

There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Keen gardeners enjoy destinations such as the Las Araucarias Park in Santa Rosa De Cabal. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as beautifully designed botanical displays. To see the native flora and fauna, set out to explore the Los Nevados National Park in Manizales.

Come see much-loved sporting heroes, the Deportes Quindio, take to the field at the iconic Centenario Stadium. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of green and yellow, as soccer fans gather to cheer on their beloved team.

Finding somewhere comfortable to unpack your bags in the Salento area couldn’t be easier. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the amenities at the Movich Hotel de Pereira, the Decameron Panaca All Inclusive, Quimbaya, and the Luxor Plaza Hotel - Pereira.

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