5 Special Jungle Hotels Tayrona National Park

In the vicinity of Tayrona National Park, you will find some exceptional hotels, eco lodges, and hostels. In this paradisiacal region, Colombia’s lush jungle meets the Caribbean Sea, making it the perfect place to treat yourself to a unique hotel in the midst of Colombia’s rich nature. Especially after a back-to-basics visit to Tayrona National Park, you’re probably ready for some relaxation. We’ve searched for the most beautiful hotels and lodges in the vicinity of Tayrona and have found five very special places to stay.

Quetzal Dorado Eco Lodge

We start with a small paradise just 2 km away from the entrance of Tayrona. Quetzal Dorado Eco Lodge is located on a small hill, allowing you to overlook the jungle of Tayrona National Park from here. You’ll sleep in a beautiful bungalow with a small veranda and a comfortable hammock. Tropical birds fly around you here, and with a bit of luck, you’ll hear howler monkeys roaring in the morning. There’s a restaurant at this eco lodge serving delicious food. Additionally, there’s a nice swimming pool, a pool table, and a foosball table.

Double bungalow $$

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YAY Sustainable

Do you love yoga, meditation, and nature? Then YAY Sustainable is perfect for you. This incredibly beautiful hotel is located in the middle of the jungle, along the Guachaca river and 11 kilometers from the entrance of Tayrona National Park. Feel free to book one or more extra days, as you won’t be bored for a moment in this lodge. Take a yoga or meditation class, enjoy a massage, or take a refreshing dip in the natural pool. Additionally, you can participate in some cool activities from the hotel, such as ecological hikes to waterfalls and tubing down the river. You’ll stay in a beautiful bungalow, and the restaurant serves delicious plant-based food. Virtually everything they serve comes from their own garden, a so-called garden-to-table experience. YAY is all about sustainability!

Double room $$

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Senda Koguiwa

If you’re looking for a luxurious stay just a 5-minute walk from the entrance of Tayrona, then Senda Koguiwa is for you. This hotel consists of various bungalows that are equipped with all the comforts. The bungalow is spacious, has air conditioning, a nice shower, and a comfortable bed. Some bungalows even have a private pool! The hotel is located next to the river, where you can take a beautiful walk or a refreshing swim around sunset. The price for a double bungalow includes a delicious breakfast.

Double bungalow $$$

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Finca Barlovento Cabaña & Maloka

Finca Barlovento Cabaña & Maloka absolutely belongs on this list. The location is very special, situated on the beach, next to the river, and overlooking the jungle. Finca Barlovento Cabaña & Maloka is divided into two hotels. The rooms of Senda Cabaña Barlovento are located directly on the beach where the waves come super close, as you can see in the photo below. Very unique! At Senda Maloka Barlovento, you’ll stay in a more luxurious room, some of which also have sea views. The amenities such as the restaurant and nice swimming pool are the same for both accommodations.

 Senda Cabaña Barlovento $$$ Senda Maloka Barlovento $$$

Eco Hostal Yuluka

Eco Hostal Yuluka is definitely the best choice when you have a smaller budget. This charming hostel is located about 2 kilometers from the entrance of Tayrona National Park and is a tropical paradise. There’s a lovely pool with a slide and mini waterfall. Both the double rooms and dorms have air conditioning, and a nice breakfast is included in the price.

Double room $$ | Dorm $

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Tips for visiting Tayrona National Park

Have you already read our extensive article with Tips for Tayrona National Park? In it, you’ll read everything about the different entrances, practical tips, and fun hiking routes through Tayrona National Park!