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Santa Marta Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Santa Marta hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Santa Marta trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).

Santa Marta Vacation

Santa Marta Beach Vacation

There's nothing like a Santa Marta vacation to put a spring in your step. The soothing rhythm of the ocean waves and the smell of fresh sea air are sure to refresh your mind, body and soul. To be close to the city center on your trip to Santa Marta, base yourself around Cristal Beach (only 11 miles (17 km) away). If you're intending to hang around a while, consider securing one of our Santa Marta packages. Not only will you save some cash, you'll also have other beautiful beaches around you to explore, like Rodadero Beach and Blanca Beach.

Things You Should Know About Santa Marta

  • The residents of Colombia celebrate Independence Day each year on the 20th of July. If you love to party, why not organize your Santa Marta vacation around this day? Dive into the festivities and get to know more about the culture of the country while you're at it!
  • Choose one of our Santa Marta packages and start your adventure with some extra money in your pocket. Want another savings tip? See if it's possible to convert some cash into Colombian pesos before you go. That way, you'll avoid big fees and lousy exchange rates at the airport.
  • One of the greatest joys of traveling is encountering new people. With a population of approximately 431,800 in Santa Marta, you'll have a lot of opportunities to make some lifelong friends.
  • Santa Marta vacation deals are an excellent way to save on unforgettable experiences. After some inspiration? Cristal Beach, Rodadero Beach and Blanca Beach belong at the very top of your must-see list.

Save Time and Money with Santa Marta Packages

What is the best way to save money on my Santa Marta vacation?

Santa Marta vacation packages on Expedia are one of the best options for saving time and money. Book your trip now and save as much as $583 — it's that simple! Our database offers more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 worldwide properties. With such a fantastic variety to select from, you'll have no problem organizing your ideal getaway. Unsure about your booking? You won't have to pay a cancellation fee if you make amendments to almost any booking.

Which airports can I fly into for a Santa Marta vacation?

Securing flights for your trip to Santa Marta is simple as there's only one major airport in town. Santa Marta Airport (SMR-Simon Bolivar) has 670 flights each month.

What are the most popular types of hotels for a trip to Santa Marta?

With so many recommended hotels and apartments to select from, travelers to Santa Marta are spoiled for choice. They're two of the most commonly booked options. If none of those catch your eye, perhaps you'll discover something that interests you in our hostels and budget hotels.

What does a vacation booking with Expedia include?

From flights, cars and hotels to experiences and tours, it's what you make it. With our Santa Marta packages, you can book any one of these, all of them or any combination to suit your budget. The more bookings you bundle, the more discounts you earn!

What are the best things to do in Santa Marta?

Vacations are all about unwinding. They're also the ideal time to step out of your comfort zone and try new things. Santa Marta has both those bases covered. You'll find so much to do here, like:

For more options, check out our Santa Marta things to do page.



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Best Lodging Options Near Santa Marta

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Del Mar Hotel $47
Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019
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Del Mar Hotel

Del Mar Hotel

Calle 8 No 2 - 78, Rodadero, Santa Marta, Magdalena
     
    4.5 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Hotel is well maintained and clean. Girls staff were kind and helpful. Guy staff at nite was not so good. He didn’t want to help me resolve an issue with the room

    Grand Marina Santa Marta $53
    Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020
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    Grand Marina Santa Marta

    Grand Marina Santa Marta

    carrera 1 22- 79, Santa Marta
       
      4.6 of 5
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      We have been hunkered down hear during the pandemic and the staff have been brilliant and helpful

      Irotama Resort $99
      Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020
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      Irotama Resort

      Irotama Resort

      Km 14 Via Cienaga, Santa Marta, Magdalena
         
        4.2 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Clean....!!!!!! Well maintained.....superior service from staff.....wonderful food.....pools just sparkle...beach clean....easy access to downtown and excursions....uff...marvelous..

        Zuana Beach Resort $134
        Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020
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        Zuana Beach Resort

        Zuana Beach Resort

        Carrera 2a No.6-80 Av. Tamacá, Bello Horizonte, Santa Marta, Magdalena
           
          3.8 of 5
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Beautiful swimming pools and right on the beach. You could be quiet or go to the disco in the evening. Food not brilliant but reasonably priced.

          Hotel Tamacá Beach Resort $79
          Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020
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          Hotel Tamacá Beach Resort

          Hotel Tamacá Beach Resort

          Carrera 2a No. 11A - 98, Santa Marta, Magdalena
             
            4.1 of 5
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Good location, friendly staff, and good pool setup.

            GHL Relax Hotel Costa Azul $44
            Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020
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            GHL Relax Hotel Costa Azul

            GHL Relax Hotel Costa Azul

            Zona Franca Pozos Colorados km 19, via Cienaga, Santa Marta, Magdalena
               
              4.1 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              I love the service, the breakfast, the rooms, and the pools. The hotel is perfect for a relaxing vacations. It would be nice to have lunch buffet included too.

              Decameron Galeon - All Inclusive
              Reviewed on Apr 28, 2019
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              Decameron Galeon - All Inclusive

              Decameron Galeon - All Inclusive

              Kilometro 17 Via Santa Marta-Cienaga, Santa Marta, Magdalena
                 
                3.7 of 5
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                The property has lots of potential but when you think all inclusive at the beach you expect more hands on service. The drinks are given in small cups and you have to go the bar, what ever happened to waiters at the pool or beach. So you are often running back and forth.The pool is often over populated. ...

                Hilton Garden Inn Santa Marta $69
                Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020
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                Hilton Garden Inn Santa Marta

                Hilton Garden Inn Santa Marta

                Carrera 1C No. 24-04, Santa Marta, Magdalena
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Very clean and comfortable. Close to the restaurants and night life

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