Of course, visiting just one place will only ever furnish you with a narrow glimpse into the wider qualities of a region. So schedule in some time to tour Costa Caribe's range of attractions. Villanueva, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and San Juan del Cesar is situated 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southwest.
History lovers will want to visit Costa Caribe's fine old traditional villages, ruins and old towns.
There are many exciting adventures to be enjoyed. Around Costa Caribe. Head out and go mountain climbing or hiking to get your adrenaline pumping. Get some down time upon the region's waters and enjoy popular watersports such as canoeing or wind surfing.
Sometimes, a region's true spirit can be found in its culinary arts. Mote de queso con hogao and arroz con coco are two local choices sure to delight visitors' with a true taste of Costa Caribe.
Use your best Spanish in order to better communicate with the locals in Colombia. Learning how to use some useful sentences, such as "¿Querría bailar conmigo?", or "Would you like to dance with me?", can help to make your trip even more memorable. One more useful one to use "Este caballero pagará por todo" (This gentleman will pay for everything).
When it is time to leave Valledupar, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your Colombian pesos, and bid a fond Adiós (farewell) to this unique vacation spot.