Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

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Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

2.0 star property
Mountain hostel with restaurant, near Tayrona National Natural Park

8.8/10 Fabulous

24 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Bar
Parque Tayrona Santa Marta-Magadalena, Finca Nueva Esperanza Lote 4, Santa Marta, Santa Marta, 47001
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Beach towels
  • Spa tub
  • Spa services
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self-serve laundry
Feel at home
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self parking

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park
  • Tayrona National Natural Park - 13 min walk
  • Rodadero Beach - 77 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) - 37 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel

Hostel by the sea
At Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel, you can look forward to free breakfast (local cuisine), a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a terrace. Adventurous travelers may like the hiking/biking and ecotours at this hostel. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Be sure to enjoy Regional cuisine at the onsite restaurant. In addition to a garden and laundry facilities, guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
Other perks at this hostel include:
  • Free self parking
  • Tour/ticket assistance, luggage storage, and wedding services
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby, a porter/bellhop, and multilingual staff
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff and location
More amenities include:
  • Recycling and LED light bulbs
  • Rainfall showers and eco-friendly toiletries
  • Decks/patios, wardrobes/closets, and ceiling fans


English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 11:00 AM - noon
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 9:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property is located in Tayrona National Park. The additional mandatory fee covers entrance to the national park.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18


  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas (2-device limit)


  • Free uncovered onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle from 6 AM to 4 PM*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–9 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Beach nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby

Working away

  • Conference space (215 square feet)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach towels


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2016
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub


  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Deck or patio

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Towels


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Guidebooks/recommendations

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in Regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • For stays on or after January 1, 2023, residents of Colombia and non-residents staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Travelers on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of COP 160000 per vehicle

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
The property is closed between June 01 and June 15.

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for COP 90000.0 per day
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and sofa beds
  • If you are traveling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for non-Columbian citizens) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

There is no hot water on site.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Property Registration Number 48237

Also known as

Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel Santa Marta
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Santa Marta
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Santa Marta
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Is Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel currently open?
The property is closed between June 01 and June 15. The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Fitness facilities
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 6 AM to 4 PM on request. The charge is COP 160000 per vehicle.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?
You can check in from 11:00 AM - noon. Check-out time is 9:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
What is there to do at Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include spa services and a picnic area. Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers Regional cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Restaurante Anita (13-min walk), Parador Tayrona (13-min walk), and Tayronita (13-min walk).
Does Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a deck or patio.
What's the area around Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel like?
Yachay Tayrona Ecohotel is a short 13-minute walk from Tayrona National Natural Park and 9 minutes' walk from Costeño Beach. Travelers say this hostel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Christopher, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

El hotel es hermoso, la vista y las instalaciones son perfectas para un innolvidable descanso
Natalia, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Colombia National Park Experience
Very nice accommodations in a beautiful setting. Beautiful jungle like trees. The host at the desk was very helpful and the food was excellent. We would recommend this place.
Tom, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome place!!
It was an amazing environment with very friendly staff. Beautiful surroundings with plenty of nature. Not enough words to describe how much we enjoyed our stay there.
Jairy, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Shruti, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Peter, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Food was excellent. Staff was courtesy and helpful.
4-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

2-night trip
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