search for
Santa Marta, Department of Magdalena, interactive 360° panoramas and virtual tours of tourist attractions and businesses
Santa Marta, is a Colombian city, the capital of the department of Magdalena and third major urban center of the Caribbean Region after Barranquilla and Cartagena. Founded on July 29 of 1525 by the Spanish conquistador Rodrigo de Bastidas, it is the oldest existing city in Colombia as it was the first Spanish settlement in Colombia, and second oldest of South America.
This city, located in the bay of the same name, is one of the leading tourist destinations in the Colombian Caribbean. Its location between the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, with the highest peaks in the country, and the Caribbean Sea, make it a very attractive destination to explore the variety of wildlife that exists in the area. It also provides many cultural and historical sites to visit. As an important fact, Simon Bolivar died on a farm named Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino which at the time was outside the city on December 17, 1830. Because of this, the Constitution of 1991 conferred upon the city of Santa Marta, the character of District.

Its most popular and busiest business area is located in the historic downtown near the Market Square. The area between the first Carrera, 22nd Street and Railroad Avenue frame the historical and commercial center of the city.
Casa Carolina is a luxurious but relaxed boutique hotel located in a calm area of the historic center of Santa Marta, Colombia. A Colonial heritage combined with fresh contemporary design, Casa Carolina offers perfect comfort with great space, facilities and panoramic views
 

Tourist Attractions

On the roof of Hotel Bahia Taganga, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Taganga is a small fishing village 5km north of Santa Marta at the Caribbean coast in Colombia. Taganga is surrounded by beautiful desert mountains covered in natural flora and fauna. There are millions of lovely fish and corals which can be reached by short walks and snorkeling out to corals. The main beach is shared with the harbor of Taganga. It's small and simple but good for swimming. It is very crowded with Colombian tourists on weekends. At night you`ll find some bars to dance.
STATUE Simon Bolivar Street Bastidas , Malecon , Santa Marta (Distrito Cultural And Historical Tourism ) , Magdalena, Colombia
Santa Marta, officially the tourist, cultural and historic Santa Marta, a Colombian city, capital of the department of Magdalena and third major urban center in the Caribbean Region after Barranquilla and Cartagena. Founded on July 29, 1525 by the Spanish conqueror Rodrigo de Bastidas, is the oldest existing city in Colombia and the second oldest in Sudamérica. This city, located in the bay of the same name, is one of the leading tourist destinations in the Caribbean colombiano. Its location between the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, with the highest peaks in the country, and the Caribbean Sea, make it attractive for visit the variety of wildlife that are in the area, as well as cultural and historical sites that the city has. As an important fact, Simon Bolivar died at a ranch named Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino who at the time was outside the city, on 17 December 1830. Because of this, the 1991 constitution conferred upon the character of Santa Marta District tourist, cultural and Histórico. More under http://www.santamarta.gov.co
Playa Blanca, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Located a 15-minute tour from the promenade of Rodadero, white sand beach and crystal clear water, where besides enjoying bathing in the sea is a variety of food and beverage kiosks next to the beach.
AQUARIUS & RODADERO SEA MUSEUM , entrance, Santa Marta , Magdalena, Colombia
AQUARIUS AND MUSEUM RODADERO SEA is an exhibition of marine fauna composed of pools built in the sea , glass aquarium and museum. Today the Aquarium has 13 ponds , 15 glass aquariums over 100 species and 900 specimens including marine invertebrates and vertebrates , including fish, mammals , reptiles , birds. Three (3 ) boats , museum , auditorium and more. In the SEA MUSEUM AND CULTURAL TAYRONA are pieces of different marine species such as shark jaws , large stuffed fish , sea shells and others, and various nautical elements , here curiously there is a section devoted to the iconic TITANIC Such as publications, parts and even an exact replica of the different types of dishes as distinct class inside the boat. Cultural shows 33333La Tayronas Precolombina of hints including these great sailors , their customs and beliefs which completely marked much of the Caribbean region , to the point that even today there are cultures descendants as if the In this section of the museum of recognized archaeological find symbolical value , besides being some in very good condition , among which are vases , carved bones , Necklaces, Jades among others. Office - Cel : 3173641113\n

Popular Virtual Tours

Hotel Boutique Casa Carolina, Santa Marta, Colombia
THE LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN SANTA MARTA Casa Carolina is a luxurious but relaxed boutique hotel located in a calm area of the historic center of Santa Marta, Colombia. A Colonial heritage combined with fresh contemporary design, Casa Carolina offers perfect comfort with great space, facilities and panoramic views. With year round sunshine and an average temperature of 28 degrees, Santa Marta is a great place to totally unwind and enjoy local beaches, restaurants and bars. It is also the ideal base from which to explore the 2000 mile Colombian Caribbean coastline, a majority of which is virtually untouched. Discover the Lost City dated 800 AD in the Sierra Nevada, rising from sea level to a snow-capped 5775 m, the world’s highest coastal mountain: A 200 year old coffee plantation in the Tropical paradise of Minca: Deserted virgin beaches in the Parque Tayrona. The biodiversity and natural beauty directly surrounding Santa Marta are breathtaking. A few hours further afield, the remote Guajira desert bordering Venezuela, and the Unesco World Heritage Site of Cartagena, a perfectly preserved Colonial city. We will be delighted to advise on any aspects of your trip around Casa Carolina.
Store Cafe Minca , Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta , Colombia
The idea of the coffee shop was born 10 years ago, when lizeth moved to minca and saw there was a need for a place whee people could get together over a coffee and relax. The coffee shop opened six years ago and has developed a strong reputation for its laid back atmosphere, great coffee and snacks. It is Mincas meeting point for locals and visitors alike - a place where you can slow down to minca pace, chat awhile and enjoy products from the sierra nevada region. The minca coffee shop showcases local produce - of course the sierras farms coffee, but also cacao, honey, coca tea and fruit juices. It is a place to browse local handcrafts, sucha indigenous mochilas as well as shoulder bags made of natural fibers, jewellery, ceramics, books exchange and cool clothes. From time to time the coffee shop host live music groups.
Foundation Bolivarian Museum of Contemporary Art , Santa Marta , Colombia
The Bolivarian Museum of Contemporary Art is the most important cultural center of Santa Marta , this nonprofit institution is responsible for preserving the legacy of Simon Bolivar in the Quinta de San Pedro Alexandrian , and permanently organizes academic and cultural activities as the Chair Since 2004, our efforts focused on consolidating the Botanical Garden Fifth St. Peter of Alexandria , and that through this project not only can preserve the trees that have this wonderful place, but also has dabbled in Our Museum continues to grow steadily we have been consolidating infrastructure according to the museum institution requiring twenty-first century , we are about to inaugurate our Simón Rodríguez ballroom where we can develop academic activities as well as being an open stage for all Bolivarian Museum Foundation is a place for all where the Bolivarian spirit remains alive and that from here we invite you to enjoy.

Recently posted Virtual Tours

Hotel Boutique Casa Carolina, Santa Marta, Colombia
THE LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN SANTA MARTA Casa Carolina is a luxurious but relaxed boutique hotel located in a calm area of the historic center of Santa Marta, Colombia. A Colonial heritage combined with fresh contemporary design, Casa Carolina offers perfect comfort with great space, facilities and panoramic views. With year round sunshine and an average temperature of 28 degrees, Santa Marta is a great place to totally unwind and enjoy local beaches, restaurants and bars. It is also the ideal base from which to explore the 2000 mile Colombian Caribbean coastline, a majority of which is virtually untouched. Discover the Lost City dated 800 AD in the Sierra Nevada, rising from sea level to a snow-capped 5775 m, the world’s highest coastal mountain: A 200 year old coffee plantation in the Tropical paradise of Minca: Deserted virgin beaches in the Parque Tayrona. The biodiversity and natural beauty directly surrounding Santa Marta are breathtaking. A few hours further afield, the remote Guajira desert bordering Venezuela, and the Unesco World Heritage Site of Cartagena, a perfectly preserved Colonial city. We will be delighted to advise on any aspects of your trip around Casa Carolina.
Store Cafe Minca , Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta , Colombia
The idea of the coffee shop was born 10 years ago, when lizeth moved to minca and saw there was a need for a place whee people could get together over a coffee and relax. The coffee shop opened six years ago and has developed a strong reputation for its laid back atmosphere, great coffee and snacks. It is Mincas meeting point for locals and visitors alike - a place where you can slow down to minca pace, chat awhile and enjoy products from the sierra nevada region. The minca coffee shop showcases local produce - of course the sierras farms coffee, but also cacao, honey, coca tea and fruit juices. It is a place to browse local handcrafts, sucha indigenous mochilas as well as shoulder bags made of natural fibers, jewellery, ceramics, books exchange and cool clothes. From time to time the coffee shop host live music groups.
Foundation Bolivarian Museum of Contemporary Art , Santa Marta , Colombia
The Bolivarian Museum of Contemporary Art is the most important cultural center of Santa Marta , this nonprofit institution is responsible for preserving the legacy of Simon Bolivar in the Quinta de San Pedro Alexandrian , and permanently organizes academic and cultural activities as the Chair Since 2004, our efforts focused on consolidating the Botanical Garden Fifth St. Peter of Alexandria , and that through this project not only can preserve the trees that have this wonderful place, but also has dabbled in Our Museum continues to grow steadily we have been consolidating infrastructure according to the museum institution requiring twenty-first century , we are about to inaugurate our Simón Rodríguez ballroom where we can develop academic activities as well as being an open stage for all Bolivarian Museum Foundation is a place for all where the Bolivarian spirit remains alive and that from here we invite you to enjoy.
Viewpoint at road to Taganga, Santa Marta , Magdalena, Colombia
Viewpoint at the only road coming into Taganga, on Colombia´s Atlantic coast. Taganga is a small fishing village 5km north of Santa Marta at the Caribbean coast in Colombia. Taganga is surrounded by beautiful desert mountains covered in natural flora and fauna. There are millions of lovely fish and corals which can be reached by short walks and snorkeling out to corals. The main beach is shared with the harbor of Taganga. It's small and simple but good for swimming. It is very crowded with Colombian tourists on weekends. At night you`ll find some bars to dance.