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EcoHotel Finca La Jorara

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Km 62, 5 Via Santa Marta - Palomino Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 03/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 03/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#14 of 369 Speciality lodging in Santa Marta
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Finca La Jorará Ecohotel offers exclusive accommodation, nature, adventure, culture, wellness, entertainment, local gastronomy, sun, beach and comfort at the majestic Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta between Tayrona Park and Palomino, just one hour from Santa Marta. Finca La Jorará is a unique place , located at the foot of the highest mountain in Colombia the Sierra Nevada Santa Marta . It is the closest location to the snow peak from the sea, with approximately 45 km distance. In a clear sky at the morning you can see the snow peak while swimming at the sea . La Jorara, its not just a hotel, it is a botanical garden, where grows more than 100 varieties of trees and plants, fruits and vegetables. If desired , you can not just try it all tastes straight from the trees , but also plant your own.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Kids stay free
Highchairs available
Car park
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Table tennis
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Massage
Neck massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Doorperson
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Quaint
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Km 62, 5 Via Santa Marta - Palomino Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia
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Teddy wrote a review Dec. 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
We had an amazing tour of Finca La Jorara! We saw turtles, baby plants being readied for planting, many types of fruit trees including bananas, plantains, mangos, papaya, cacao, oranges, mandarins, avocados, and many more. The best part is, these were all being used to supply the kitchens because this farm is also a hotel. The farm seems to be organic and sustainably managed by two farmers (one of whom was Jose, our guide) with so much heart and love for the land it was inspiring. We were also able to taste coconut water directly from the tree, and many different local recipes for bananas and plantains of many varieties. We also helped plant some new banana trees and avocado trees. The best part of the tour was meeting our amazing translator Andres, who was also so full of knowledge about the farm, the local Palomino scene, and an expert on environment farming and sustainable practices. Jose, and Andres were very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions about sustainable agriculture practices and the history of agriculture in Colombia. What a great learning experience! Overall, I highly recommend this tour, a great value for the money. As always, make sure to specify clearly the price beforehand so there's no misunderstanding.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from EcoHotel F, General Manager at EcoHotel Finca La Jorará
Responded 18 Apr. 2020
Super!!! We loved to her from you! We are also glad you enjoy the gastronomic experience. Always welcome to la Jorara and to Colombia. We hope your doing well back home. Stay safe. Blessings and all the best overthere.
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alex wrote a review Nov. 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We spent a few days here in October 2019, and it was magical. From the very knowledgeable and extremely helpful owner to lovely staff, this hotel has real heart and a warm-hearted atmosphere. Plus, there's lots to do, from the natural pool with built-in waterfall, to the beach, walking up the hills, planting trees, feeding the tortoises - the kids loved it. The rooms are beautifully decorated and the use of local materials is great to see. And it's sustainable. Not only does it have a very low carbon footprint, but the way it works with the local indigenous people, its gentle footprint on the land, and focus on nature and the farm is very refreshing. We learned a lot, and loved it.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Anna Oberhauser wrote a review May 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
In February 2019 I spent several days at the finca La Jorara and it was definitely my best hotel experience in Colombia so far. The finca itself is located near the small town Palomino and not far from the bigger town Santa Marta which makes it easy to take a day trip to both places. It is best though to spend your stay at the finca and enjoy both the wonderful setting in a magic place with the nearby beach (2 min walk) and benefit from the various fascinating experiences (tubing on the San Diego river, discovering of the indigenous tribes, planting of new trees, cooking sessions, just to name a few) that are offered to the guests. The food was always delicious, always freshly served. The fruits are from the own farm and opened a world of new flavours to me. The hotel and rooms are very well maintained, the design is modern/rustic. Above all, I would like to emphasize the overwhelming friendliness, the utmost dedication of the whole team and the heartwarming atmosphere that welcomed us at La Jorara and surrounded us during our whole trip. I warmly recommend the finca La Jorara to all travelers who consider a trip to Colombia because it will top your expectations. Definitely a "jewel in the jungle! :)
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Piotr P wrote a review Mar. 2019
Poznan, Poland336 contributions33 helpful votes
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Being after 2 weeks after my trip to Colombia I find this hotel as the most pleasant for my whole trip. I was little worrying after reading the comment that it is too loud because of the close highway. For us it was not a problem at all. Nights are rather quiet. The hotel is in the very nice park. For me very important as you can take many too my surprise good pictures of birds. There is the bench in the park and the birds are simply around. From 15.00 till 17.30 in really good light. The beach is 5 minutes walk from the hotel but you can not swim there because of possible current. You must simply go under the bridge. The restaurant was good with very good breakfast. We got big rooms in the house which was further from the road. The manager help us to organize the trip to Los Flamencos Nature Reserve. You can also ask for the morning walk with the guide in the forest on the local hills. WiFi was available in the restaurant area. In the end the staff helped me to start my car when the battery went dead...
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Barbara C wrote a review Mar. 2019
New River, Arizona48 contributions6 helpful votes
We spent a week at La Jorara with the intent of seeing a more rural part of Colombia as well as getting in some serious relaxation. La Jorara delivered even more than that. There were several days where we never left the property -- our room was spacious with two hammocks hanging right outside for naps and reading time. Since the property is full off-the-grid, electricity is a precious thing. Rooms were not air conditioned and there was no hot water. We knew about this going in so we were fine (but the cold water showers were really cold!). Ivan, Andrea and Jefferson spoke great English and more than took care of us. These rest of the staff was fun and very good at their jobs. Breakfast was lots of fresh fruit plus eggs or toast. Lunches and dinners were well prepared, tasteful, and hit the spot. It was a special week for us and we already miss our La Jorara friends.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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USD 80 - USD 121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ColombiaMagdalena DepartmentSanta Marta MunicipalitySanta Marta
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about EcoHotel Finca La Jorará
What are some of the property amenities at EcoHotel Finca La Jorará?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at EcoHotel Finca La Jorará?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at EcoHotel Finca La Jorará?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at EcoHotel Finca La Jorará?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Does EcoHotel Finca La Jorará have an airport shuttle?
Yes, EcoHotel Finca La Jorará offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at EcoHotel Finca La Jorará?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at EcoHotel Finca La Jorará?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at EcoHotel Finca La Jorará?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.