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Hotel Neiva Plaza
Calle 7 N 4 - 62, Neiva, Huila
Located in the heart of Neiva, this spa hotel is steps away from Neiva Cathedral and Santander Park. University Corporation of Huila and Guillermo Plazas Alcid ...
Hotel Neiva Plaza
4.2/5Excellent! (19 reviews)
"Hotel Neiva Plaza it is well located, near to the financial area, rooms are very comfortable, it has free WiFi and an excellent swimming pool, ideally after a working day, and also the Hotel Staff are really nice"
Reviewed on 12 Dec 2020
GHL Hotel Neiva
Carrera 16 42-195, Neiva, Huila
Situated in Neiva, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of San Pedro Plaza Shopping Center and University Corporation of Huila. Guillermo Plazas Alcid Stadium ...
GHL Hotel Neiva
4.6/5Exceptional! (168 reviews)
Great hotel will be back for sure
"It was great, the hotel is getting remodeled in some areas right now but you don’t even notice unless you look at the outside. The service was great and the breakfast was great as well. Room had its own air conditioner so that was awesome as well. Overall my experience was great and I have nothing ..."
Reviewed on 6 Apr 2021
Desierto de la Tatacoa, Villavieja, Huila
Situated in Villavieja, this lodge is within 20 miles (32 km) of Tatacoa Astronomical Observatory, Villavieja Main Park and Paleontological Museum.
3.2/5 (14 reviews)
"The whole staff was very helpful and accommodating."
Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Top things to do in Huila
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Discover ancient monolithic sculptures, rugged desert landscapes and a pretty colonial capital nestled amid two branches of the Andes mountain range. Visit Huila to hike in a stark desert, walk to waterfalls, relax in hot springs and learn about mysterious civilizations. Huila is a central-western department situated in Colombia’s Andean Highlands, a region that showcases the diversity of the country’s topography. The Rio Magdalena, Colombia’s biggest river, cuts through Huila, which sits sandwiched between the Cordillera Central and Cordillera Occidental, two branches of the Colombia Andes.
Huila’s capital is Neiva, a city founded in 1612. Admire colonial-era landmarks, such as the Edificio Nacional and Neiva Cathedral, and find shade from the sun at Santander Park. See a slice of regional history at the Archaeology Museum, Huila Museum of Contemporary Art and Prehistoric Museum.
Go to the town of San Agustín and tour the San Agustín Archaeological Park. Spot a magnificent display of elaborate tombs, megaliths, sarcophagi, sculptures of mythological creatures and religious figurines. See similar examples at the nearby Alto de los Ídolos Archaeological Park and Alto de las Piedras Archaeological Park.
Enjoy hiking and wildlife spotting in Huila’s collection of national parks. Explore the karst caves and oak forest of Guácharos Cave National Park. Gaze up at the active Puracé Volcano and look for condor and spectacled bears in Puracé National Natural Park. Other parks worth visiting include the Cordillera de los Picachos National Park and Nevado de Huila National Natural Park.
Be sure to visit the moonlike terrain of the Tatacoa Desert and stargaze at the Tatacoa Observatory. Stand at the base of striking grey cliffs in Los Hoyos. Join a boat tour on the Betania Reservoir and rejuvenate the body at Rivera Thermal Pools. Marvel at the 1,312-feet (550-metre) tall Bordones Waterfall.
Reach Huila by flying to Neiva’s Benito Salas Airport from Bogotá and then get around using public buses or by organised tours. Be prepared for hot year-round temperatures and frequent showers. Plan your visit to coincide with colourful festivals. Among these is June’s Folkloric Festival and National Bambuco Competition, a celebration of the traditional bambuco music held across the region.