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Mata de Platano

Each and every destination has its own special brand of magic. Mata de Platano is certainly no exception.

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Mata de Platano Vacation Packages

The notable city of Barranquilla can be found 70 miles west of Mata de Platano.

Splash your feet in the crisp water at one of the nearby beaches. Make the journey to Buritaca Beach, 8 miles to the east, or Koralia Beach, 7 miles to the east.

For a day of tranquility, pack some supplies and head out to Concha Bay. It's located around 19 miles away from Mata de Platano.

Experience the exhilaration during game day at Eduardo Santos Stadium. It's in Santa Marta, 20 miles to the west of Mata de Platano. When the game's done, join the friendly locals in one of the nearby pubs or bars.

To take advantage of all that the region offers, be sure to visit Parque Isla Salamanca.

Calabazo lies 9 miles to the west of Mata de Platano. Take a trip there to check out Tayrona National Natural Park and Cristal Beach.

When you are ready to venture further afield, pay a visit to a regional hub. Santa Marta is around 20 miles away and is home to a variety of attractions, including Tairona Gold Museum, Parque de Los Novios and Simon Bolivar Park. Marina Santa Marta and Mundo Marino Aquarium are other options that should be high on every traveler's must-see list.

Trying out different foods is an excellent way to get to know an area. So be sure to visit some of the region's restaurants.

Be sure to look out for the most frequently used regional ingredients, such as coconut and potato.

Dine like the local residents do by trying mote de queso con hogao and ajiaco (chicken and vegetable soup).

If sampling a few bottles of the local brew is high up on your to-do list, make a beeline for the closest bar and order a round of Pilsen

If you want to have an alcohol-free drink, coffee is always a possibility.

Whether you prefer red, white or anything in between, wine is a wonderful beverage to accompany an evening meal. Try the regional favorites, Casa Grajales white and Casa Grajales red.

You've had a blast, met lots of new friends and probably given your camera a good workout. When it's time to get rid of your last Colombian pesos and bid "Hasta la vista" to Magdalena, chances are you'll already be planning a return trip!

Don't fret about being late for boarding. Just be aware that the closest airport is 25 miles to the southwest.

Accommodation in Mata de Platano

We suggest that you secure a place to stay in advance, because Expedia's Mata de Platano hotels guide currently doesn't list a huge range of lodgings.

The Villa Maria Tayrona, a Kali Hotel and Finca Barlovento Maloka & Cabaña are the best accommodations in and around Mata de Platano.


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Villa Maria Tayrona, a Kali Hotel £117
Villa Maria Tayrona, a Kali Hotel

Villa Maria Tayrona, a Kali Hotel

Troncal del Caribe Km 34, Mata de Platano
     
    4.5
    of 5, from 72 reviews
    2.5 out of 5.0

    Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 12 miles (20 km) of Mareygua Beach, Koralia Beach and Buritaca Beach. Ensenada de Chengue and Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino are also within 25 miles (40 km).

    Mendihuaca Caribbean Resort
    Mendihuaca Caribbean Resort

    Mendihuaca Caribbean Resort

    Kilometro 35 Via Santa Marta - Riohacha, Mata de Platano
       
      3.7
      of 5, from 48 reviews
      3.0 out of 5.0

      Nestled on the beach, this Mata de Platano hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Mareygua Beach, Koralia Beach and Buritaca Beach. Ensenada de Chengue and Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino are also within 25 miles (40 km).

      Minca Ecohabs Hotel £39
      Minca Ecohabs Hotel

      Minca Ecohabs Hotel

      Calle 1, Carrera 3-752, Minca
         
        4.0
        of 5, from 10 reviews
        2.5 out of 5.0

        Situated in Minca, this hotel is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) from Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino and 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Ensenada de Chengue. Eduardo Santos Stadium and Parque de Los Novios are also within 16 miles (25 km).

        Finca Barlovento Maloka & Cabaña £116
        Finca Barlovento Maloka & Cabaña

        Finca Barlovento Maloka & Cabaña

        Los Naranjos Beach, Los Naranjos
           
          4.6
          of 5, from 25 reviews
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Situated by the sea, this lodge is within 12 miles (20 km) of Mareygua Beach, Koralia Beach and Buritaca Beach. Ensenada de Chengue and Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino are also within 25 miles (40 km).

          Casa Tayrona los Naranjos £107
          Casa Tayrona los Naranjos

          Casa Tayrona los Naranjos

          Km 33 Carretera Santa Marta, Los Naranjos
             
            5.0
            of 5, from 1 reviews
            2.5 out of 5.0

            Ocean adventures await at this guesthouse, which is by the sea and offers direct access the beach. Regional attractions also include Mareygua Beach and Koralia Beach.

            Posadas Ecoturisticas Seineken
            Posadas Ecoturisticas Seineken

            Posadas Ecoturisticas Seineken

            Km. 29 de la Vía Santa Marta - Riohacha, Canaveral
               
              4.5
              of 5, from 12 reviews
              2.5 out of 5.0

              Situated in Canaveral, this lodge is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from Mareygua Beach and 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from Koralia Beach. Buritaca Beach and Ensenada de Chengue are also within 20 miles (32 km).

              Playa Koralia £184
              Playa Koralia

              Playa Koralia

              Kilometro 47 Vias Santa Marta - Riohacha, Buritaca
                 
                4.8
                of 5, from 5 reviews
                3.5 out of 5.0

                Nestled on the beach, this Buritaca hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Koralia Beach, Buritaca Beach and Mareygua Beach. Palomino Beach and Ensenada de Chengue are also within 32 miles (52 km).

                Eco Hostal Yuluka
                Eco Hostal Yuluka

                Eco Hostal Yuluka

                Km 28 Santa Marta - Riohacha, Canaveral
                   
                  4.5
                  of 5, from 15 reviews
                  2.0 out of 5.0

                  Situated in Canaveral, this hostel is 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from Mareygua Beach and 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from Koralia Beach. Buritaca Beach and Ensenada de Chengue are also within 20 miles (32 km).

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