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Maloka Barlovento

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At the edge of the stunning and untouched Tayrona National Park is Maloka Barlovento, where the sound of crashing Caribbean waves and the lush tropical jungle backdrop make you feel like you’ve stepped away from everything. The buildings are designed to reflect the areas indigenous dwellings with their dramatic thatched roofs and plenty of open spaces to make the most of the wonderful (and most welcome) sea breeze. The rooms feature white washed walls with plenty of local art work adding splashes of colour throughout, all have en-suite bathrooms (cold water only which is very welcome indeed) and views over the sea, river and jungle. There is a restaurant specialising in local Colombian cuisine, a bar to enjoy a drink whilst watching the sunset as well as a spa, swimming pool and of course access to the stunning beach just below. Sustainability is important to the hotel so they minimise the use of plastics and minimise water and energy use, however there is WiFi. The staff are from the local community and therefore won't necessarily speak English, but they’re willing to learn and will always be able to help.

Bartolome, Galápagos

What our clients say

  • Highlights?: Salt cathedral at Zipaquira, Communa 13 in Medellin and the thermal springs in Purace NP

    DC, Tarporley
  • Most Memorable Moment?: Impossible to pick one place/moment.  A very varied and interesting few weeks.  Cartagena was definitely a highlight.

    SJA, Malvern
  • Barichara and the walk to Guane. Also the village of Raquira.

    RH, London
  • The whole trip was really enjoyable, the amount of wildlife (turtles, crocodiles, armadillo, anteater, monkeys etc etc!) and scenery we saw met all expectations. All well organised and minor problems…

    HT, Cardiff
  • Highlight: The beauty of Cartagena's streets. The historic district of La Candelaria in Bogota. And finally standing in the main square of Villa de Leyva.

    TF, Wakefield
  • Highlights? La Mar and Andres carne de res restaurants in Bogota - both quite different but amazing; the salt cathedral; Villa de Layve (although it's a long way there and…

    JS, Abingdon
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Our Expert's Opinion

It is impossible not to be entranced by the natural paradise setting of Maloka Barlovento . Built on the edge for the lush wildlife-rich jungle, the comfortable rooms look over a gold-flecked river as it meets the crashing waves and golden Caribbean beach below.

Lina
Lina Fuller Travel Expert Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

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