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Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

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Breakfast, lunch, dinner served; Regional cuisine
Point of interest
Family Triple Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom, Mountain View | Hypo-allergenic bedding, rollaway beds, bed sheets
Breakfast, lunch, dinner served; Regional cuisine
Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Terrace, Tower | Mountain view

Overview of Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

2.0 star property
8.8 out of 10 Excellent
8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Hot Tub
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Parque Tayrona Santa Marta-Magadalena, Finca Nueva Esperanza Lote 4, Santa Marta, Santa Marta, 47001

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTayrona National Natural Park13 min walk
  • Popular LocationEnchanted Pools9 min drive
  • Popular LocationParque Isla Salamanca9 min drive
  • AirportSanta Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar)37 min drive

Room options

About this area

Santa Marta

Located in Santa Marta, Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel is in the mountains and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Tayrona National Natural Park and Playa La Piscina. Cabo San Juan del Guía Beach and Cristal Beach are two other places to visit that come recommended. Snorkeling offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours, horse riding, and hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Tayrona National Natural Park - 13 min walk
  • Enchanted Pools - 9 min drive
  • Parque Isla Salamanca - 9 min drive
  • Costeño Beach - 14 min drive
  • Mareygua Beach - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) - 37 min drive


  • Restaurante Don Samuel - 14 min drive
  • Restaurante Tayrona - 7 min drive
  • Ecopizza Mendihuaca - 9 min drive
  • Restaurante Hotel Anita - 14 min walk
  • Tayrona Coffee Bar - 4 min drive

About this property

Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

Hostel by the sea
Located close to Playa La Piscina and Cabo San Juan del Guía Beach, Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel provides free breakfast (local cuisine), a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a terrace. Adventurous travelers may like the ecotours and hiking/biking at this hostel. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Be sure to enjoy Regional cuisine at the onsite restaurant. In addition to a garden and laundry facilities, guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
Other perks at this hostel include:
  • Free self parking
  • Multilingual staff, concierge services, and luggage storage
  • A porter/bellhop, coffee/tea in the lobby, and smoke-free premises
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff and location
More amenities include:
  • Recycling and LED light bulbs
  • Rainfall showers and eco-friendly toiletries
  • Decks/patios, wardrobes/closets, and fans


English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
  • WiFi in public areas is free with a 2-device limit

Parking and transportation

  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM on request
  • Free uncovered self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily
  • A bar/lounge
  • A restaurant
  • Coffee and tea in common areas
  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Spa tub
  • TV in common areas

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Guidebooks
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Proposal/romance packages
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 215 square feet of conference space


  • Beach towels
  • Garden
  • In a national park
  • In the mountains
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Massage
  • Spa services


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Biodegradable cleaning products used
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Outdoor space

  • Deck/patio


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Biodegradable toiletries
  • Fan
  • LED lighting
  • Recycling
  • Window screens

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Check-in from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Prior to arrival, you must complete online registration via a secure link
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This property is located in Tayrona National Park. The additional mandatory fee covers entrance to the national park.

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between June 01 and June 15.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for COP 90000.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • For stays on or after January 1, 2023, 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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: COP 160000 per vehicle
  • Rollaway bed fee: COP 90000.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and sofa beds
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a first aid kit, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Property Registration Number 48237

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
There is no hot water on site
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.
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Free WiFi in public areas has a 2-device limit

Property is also known as

Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel Santa Marta
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Santa Marta
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Santa Marta
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Is Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?

As of Jun 5, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel on Jul 4, 2023 start from $91.2, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?

Check-in is from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Does Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs 6 AM–4 PM on request. A fee of COP 160000 per vehicle applies.

Where is Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel located?

Situated by the sea, this hostel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Tayrona National Natural Park and 25.8 mi (41.5 km) from Cristal Beach.




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8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very nice place
Staff was super friendly and helpfull. Food was very good. Wifii was only accessible in the commun areas and not our room. That was the only thing we didn’t like. We would defenitly go back.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful setting and staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

10/10 Excellent

Natalia, North Andover

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
El hotel es hermoso, la vista y las instalaciones son perfectas para un innolvidable descanso
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Colombia National Park Experience
Very nice accommodations in a beautiful setting. Beautiful jungle like trees. The host at the desk was very helpful and the food was excellent. We would recommend this place.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveler

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveler

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Awesome place!!
It was an amazing environment with very friendly staff. Beautiful surroundings with plenty of nature. Not enough words to describe how much we enjoyed our stay there.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019