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EcoLodge "La Bonita"

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 26 September 2016

La Bonita is exactly what the name implies, so very beautiful! From the second I got onto the platform to swing my way across the river, I was so excited to have found this place. Gloria greeted me warmly and gave me a tour around the gardens and the facilities. I settled into my little private room with a view,...

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Newcastle
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A very warm and friendly welcome from Gabriel, and the lodge is set in the most beautiful exotic surroundings with a river flowing past the property. An open fire and a barbeque with free range chicken. Fantastic food, all organic, and excellent service. Highly recommended :)

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

I have to say this place is so special not just because it's on the riverside LITERALLY but it offers everything you need knowing that you are all the way up at sierra nevada de santa marta. We stay with my girlfriend a couple of nights in a very comfortable room, very cool and tidy. Gabriel has a fantastic spirit...

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SchwarbG, Owner at EcoLodge "La Bonita", responded to this review

Dear Sebastian, Thank you very much for your review, we are all very glad that you enjoy your stay in La Bonita! We hope to see you again in another opportunity. GS

Riohacha, Colombia
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I have stayed here already 2 times and I loved it. It is a relaxing place in the Sierra Nevada next to a river. The owner is very nice and an excellent cook. There is no menu because he cooks depending on the food available and it always turned out wonderful.

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SchwarbG, Owner at EcoLodge "La Bonita", responded to this review

Dear Sabrina, Thank you very much for your review, we are very glad that you like your staying in La Bonita, welcome anytime! GS

Reviewed 9 April 2016

I was staying at Carpe Diem across the street and came here for dinner one night. The atmosphere was fantastic; you have to take a swing/zipline to cross the river, and then you're under large trees right by the river's edge with an adobe oven, and little lanterns hanging for light. I and my companion shared a drink with a...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I have stayed at La Bonita with my girlfriend for 3 nights at the end of December. Our stay was part of a three week trip through Colombia. It turned out to be one of the highlights. What makes this place so special? 1) Great location in the nature, quiet and pieceful 2) excellent service 3) amazing food prepared by...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We were staying over the road in Finca Carpe Diem but decided to give La Bonita a go for a change for dinner. Very glad we did! The food was amazing. We came earlier in the day to enquire, and were just told to come back at 7.30 and the meal would be a surprise. It turned out to be...

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious surprise dinner in this beautiful scenery and afterwards we enjoyed some more drinks and a great time with Gabriel and his volunteers. Muchas gracias por todo!!! Very recommendable this place, really good and healthy food, amazing place to sit in the nature next to the river and really nice and service oriented people working in this...

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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't get to stay at this gorgeous Eco farm but we did have the privilege of dining here three times during our stay in Pasa Del Mango. The grounds were stunning and everything was perfectly cared for. Gabrielle's attention to detail and exceptional culinary skills made for a memorable meal seated next to the river. This was one...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We spent 4 days in this hidden ecolodge. It was an amazing experience! You both feel at home and VIP at the same time. The meals are just great and Gabriel (the owner) is an extremely good cooker. The staff was very dedicated to us and to our confort. Our kids spent lots of time in the swimming pool as...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta 7 kilometers from the village of Bonda (Santa Marta) is the EcoLodge "La Bonita" in ancient Indian settlement Masinga, where are preserved archaeological traces of an old pre-Columbian culture, stone paths and steps like an old aboriginal cemetery that enhances the region historically.The farm is surrounded by a tropical rain forest typical of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, crossed on both sides by two branches of the River Manzanares embracing the EcoLodge"La Bonita" between waterfalls and cascades cooing during daylight hours.EcoLodge 'La Bonita'- offers you the following, for the perfect stay in la Sierra Nevada:- Guest House- Double rooms with private bathroom- Bedroom with shared bathroom- Typical Colombian and Swiss food.- Authentic Indian path- Waterfalls, Natural Jacuzzi, swimming holes and natural swimming pools- Hiking in rainforest ... more   less 

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Address: Km 7 Via Masinga - Paso del Mango | Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Santa Marta 00005, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Magdalena Department > Santa Marta District > Santa Marta
Price Range: £9 - £43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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