Services in Primaluna Beach Hostel

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Shared Kitchen

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Restaurant and Bar

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Parking

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Swimming Pool

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Wi-Fi

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Pool Table

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Laundry Service (6.000 COP/kilo)

TUBING PALOMINO RIVER

Live the adventure and feel the adrenaline of the Palomino River. Float down the scenic waters of the river and catch a glimpse of the flora and fauna of the region.

INTINERARY
  • Leave from Primaluna Beach Hostel toward Palomino by motorcycle
  • Hike 20 minutes to Pozo Caimán
  • Enter river with tubes
  • Descend the river with tubes
  • Arrive at sea
  • Return to hostal with tube via the beach

Services Includes
  • Motorcycle Tranport
  • Tubing
  • Life vest
  • Insurance
Not include
  • Food
  • Water / Beberages

Recommendations

Bathing suit, water shoes, hat, sunglasses. We also recommend sunscreen throughout the trip as well as plenty of water. The ability to swim is advised but not essential, as life-vests are provided.

VISIT TO TUGUEKA

Tugueka
The Kogui indigenous village Tugueka is located at the foothills of the mountains above Rio Ancho in the municipality of Dibulla. Guests can see how the inhabitants carry out their daily lives as well as offering them bread and other essential supplies. The town is accessible by foot or motorbike leaving from Rio Ancho.

LOST CITY TOUR

The Lost City was constructed by the indigenous culture Tayrona around 700AD and was the most important urban center of the more than 250 ancient settlements discovered in the area surrounding Santa Marta. Its population fluctuated between 1,500 and 3,000 inhabitants. It consisted of 250 small terraces belonging to 8 neighborhoods, which served for living space, cultivation of crops, and religious ceremonies. The various sectors of the city communicated through an intricate network of stone pathways and ladders located on the perimeter of the city which allowed for constant access to the crop fields.

DURATION
  • 6 days – 5 nights
  • 5 days – 4 nights
  • 4 days – 3 nights
Services

Plans include round-trip transportation, guide, food during the tour, lodging in beds or hammocks, entrance to Teyuna Park, trip insurance, contributions to the indigenous communities.

Plans do not include refreshments or alcohol, souvenirs, or trips to other local tourist sites.

REQUERIMENTS

Sandals or slippers for resting, personal higiene ítems, medicine (if necessary), shorts, cotton shirts, bathing suit, socks, towel, sweater and long pants for night time, insent repelent, sunscreen, bottle of water, camera and flashlight.

RECOMENDATIONS

Any travellers who are vegetarians or who have dietary restrictions should inform the guide or travel agency. Always be environmentally and culturally conscious. Do not bathe in the river with soap or shampoo, do not feed the wildlife, do not take pictures of the indigenous people without their consent, do not take any important documents like passports, do not go far from the rest of the group or wander off on your own, always obey the instructions of the guide.

CAMARONES LAGOON TOUR

Camarones is a small fishing town with beautiful lagoons and beaches surrounded by semi-arid tropical jungle. It is located 2 hours (165 km) to the east of Santa Marta and 20 minutes from Riohacha (24 km). It has been inhabited by the Wayuu people for several centuries. Here one can enjoy bird-watching, including the pink flamingos that nest in Camarones during part of the year. One can also see a number of aquatic species of animals, including caiman and tropical fish. The Flora and Fauna Sanctuary is composed of 4 swamps teeming with a variety of wildlife common in the region.

CABO DE LA VELA TOUR

Cabo de la Vela is the most-visited destination in La Guajira. More than 50 lodging options are available, all managed by members of the local Wayuu community. Learn about the history and culture of the region, swim in the golden beach of ¨Kamaishi,¨ go up to the altar of the virgin Fatima, and see the sunset from the lighthouse. A beautiful natural setting ideal for hiking, cycling, water sports, or just relaxing on the beach.

TRIP intinerary
Day 1
  • Randezvous in Riohacha
  • Leave for Manaure and visit the salt mine
  • Leave for Cabo de la Vela passing the municipality of Uribia (indigenous capital of Colombia)
  • Lunch in Cabo de la Vela
  • Visit Water´s Eye Beach and see the sunset at the lighthouse
  • Dinner and accommodation in bed or hammock
Day 2
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Sugar Beach
  • Lunch
  • Leave for Riohacha
  • End of program
Services

The plan includes transportation in van or jeep, excursions to Manaure and Salinas, food for the two days, and a local guide. Lodging consists of hammocks on land owned by the local people. Food consists of the plates typical of the region (fish and other seafood, arepas, lamb, chicken).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

This is a physically demanding tour without the luxuries of conventional tourism. Water is scarce and the little electricity that is available is obtained through generators and solar panels. Roads are unpaved and there are no hotels, only accomodation in the Wayuu communities. During the day it is extremely hot and at night it gets quite cold. Because of the rough conditions, all travellers must be in good shape and the tour is not recommended for small children, older adults, or anyone with serious health conditions.

Nevertheless there are hospitals in Nazareth, Uribia, Manaure, Maicao, Riohacha, and Dibulla. There are also small health centers with basic medical supplies in Port of Lopez, Port of Estrella, Paraiso, Port of Bolivar, and Cabo de la Vela. In order to have the most comfortable trip possible it is recommended to bring: water bottle or canteen, knife, personal hygiene products (soap or body wash, towel, toothbrush and toothpaste…preferably biodegradable), sandals or flip-flops, clothes for hot weather, bathing suit, flashlight with spare batteries, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, insect repellent, and a first aid kit.

PUNTA GALLINAS TOUR

Punta Gallinas is the northern-most point of Colombia and South America. An impressive natural landscape of sand dunes, plateaus, and rock cliffs, it is one of the most popular and beloved gems of the northern coast. It´s exotic beaches and isolated desert dunes make for an unforgettable experience.

Intinerary
Day 1
MANAURE AND CABO DE LA VELA
  • Randezvous in Riohacha and leave for Cabo de la Vela
  • Visit Uribia, Manaure, and the salt mine
  • Lunch in Cabo de la Vela
  • Visit Sugar Beach and see the sunset from the lighthouse
  • Dinner and accommodation in hammock
Day 2
BAHIA HONDA AND BAHIA HONDITA
  • Breakfast
  • Leave for Punta Gallinas, passing by the ecological park, Port of Bolivar, and the Bay of Portete
  • Lunch in Pusheo
  • Visit the sand dunes, Taroa Beach, and the lighthouse
  • Dinner and accomodation in hammocks in Punta Gallinas
Day 3
Uribia and Riohacha
  • Breakfast
  • Leave for Uribia passing the Bay of Honda in boat
  • Visit Pusheo Beach in Honda Bay
  • Lunch in Uribía
  • Leave for Riohacha
  • End of program
Services

The tour includes transportation (including the fishing boat tour), food, lodging for the two nights, and local guides. Lodging consists of sleeping in hammocks one night in Cabo de la Vela and one night in Punta Gallinas. Food consists of plates typical of the region (fish and other seafood, arepas, lamb, chicken).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

This is a physically demanding tour without the luxuries of conventional tourism. Water is scarce and the little electricity that is available is obtained through generators and solar panels. Roads are unpaved and there are no hotels, only accomodation in the Wayuu communities. During the day it is extremely hot and at night it gets cold. Because of the rough conditions, all travellers must be in good shape and the tour is not recommended for small children, older adults, or anyone with serious health conditions.

MARQUETALIA HORSE TOUR

Marquetalia is the last town in Magdalena before arriving to La Guajira. It is located on the other side of the river from Palomino. Known for its tranquil beaches and lush vegetation, it is a perfect place to go for a horse ride.

Those participating in the tour will leave from Palomino on motorbike around 8am or before sunset. After arriving to the horse farm in Marquetalia, the guide will give a short lesson on how to properly ride a horse. Riders will then leave from Marquetalia heading toward the beach. The tour lasts about 2 hours.