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“Nice place to explore ”
6 Sep 2019
“Very Walkable and Lively”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The old town of Santa Marta is lovely and a massive contrast to the new town with its pretty parks and old colonial buildings and lots of restaurants and bars. There always seemed to be none stop hustle and bustle which gives this area a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 6 September 2019

Given that I only had a few days in Santa Marta, I needed to make the most of my time. After checking into my hotel, I immediately headed to the center of the city. While my hotel wasn’t close to the main tourist center, it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

Santa Marta was great! The old section of town has lots of great old buildings, the beach is just steps away + its a great place to stroll + soak up the local vibe. Santa Marta is quite laid back for a small city .....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mochilero22
Reviewed 7 June 2019

A relaxed walk through the historic centre of Santa Marta is worth every step. Many beautiful buildings, some restored, others charmingly unrestored. You always find some small things you haven't seen the last time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 12 April 2019

Nice area. In walking distance from cruise ship. Very clean and colorful. Could not get inside the church, but a nice area to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DPNA
Reviewed 2 March 2019

The historic centre of Santa Marta cannot be compared with other similar paces such as Cartagena or even Bogota but it is still worth a visit and there are a number of bars and restaurants that are worth visiting,

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 March 2019

We spent half a day walking around santa marta from our cruise ship. It wasnt far from the ship terminal and we spent more time at this cathedral than any other place in santa marta. If you like churches, old buildsing or histsory this is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stanniew
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Wonderful area of Santa Marta, my wife and I enjoyed a beautiful day walking through the area. So much history and intrigue. The city is working hard on restoration and it shows. Historical markers were in Spanish and English. Many sites to see in this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MJonesPE
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This place is great at night. Mostly safe and full of restaurants and a bit of chaos in terms of people trying to sell you stuff and impoverished folks asking for money. Ouzo restaurant is a must! And, the local burger spots are all good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jjalmodo
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is nice old town with plenty to do. A littel bit to noicy at night . And to many sales peoele selling everything .

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Grebubbnubb
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