Mata de Platano Vacation Packages
Exploring the cities, towns and villages in the vicinity of Mata de Platano will give you a real insight into the diverse people and landscapes in this part of Colombia. Places within a relatively short distance of Mata de Platano are Taganga, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Santa Marta, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
When it's time to explore beyond Mata de Platano, visit the nearest regional city. Santa Marta lies 20 miles (32 kilometers) away and is home to sights such as Customs House, Ciudad Perdida and Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino. Santa Marta Cathedral, Rodadero Beach and Tayrona National Park are also well-worth calling into before returning to Mata de Platano.
True travel encompasses so much more than simply seeing the sights, it's also about the words, stories and ideas of a region. Your experience in Mata de Platano will become much more meaningful if you take the time to learn a few handy words, sayings and salutations in Spanish. Using a range of useful words and phrases like "¿Querría bailar conmigo?", meaning "Would you like to dance with me?", can help to make your trip even more enjoyable. Another interesting one is "Este caballero pagará por todo" (This gentleman will pay for everything).
When it is time to depart from Mata de Platano, say goodbye the way they do in Spanish, with a heartfelt "Adiós."