Santa Marta and its magical essence

Duration: 2h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Registered on June 03, 2022

My name is David Lemus, a local tourist who has fallen in love with these lands since the first time he set foot on them. I am 25 years old and I sincerely want to share with you the thousand and one reasons why Santa Marta is "hospitable"

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Santa Marta, a place that is more than 500 years old, with colonial buildings that, in addition to being beautiful, have played an important role in our history.

But it's not all ancient history!
We are going to know the social situation and the development of Santa Marta in the last decade. Because if the past is wonderful, our present is too.

Our tour starts at:
1- Bolívar Square (meeting place)
Where I will show you the monuments, with their respective ancient and modern history, and I will show you all the activities to do there
2- San Francisco Square
Where I will show you the daily life of the locals, talking about customs and traditions
3- Cathedral Basilica
Our third square houses the oldest Spanish colonial architecture cathedral in Colombia, as well as a wide variety of colonial houses around
4- The park of the boyfriends
There I will tell you the local history of how the park ended up becoming the pink zone of Santa Marta and I will give you tips on gastronomy and places of entertainment.
5- Marina of Santa Marta
Speaking of the marina, we will touch on the tourist development of Santa Marta and how the city has adapted to it.
6- Santa Marta Boardwalk
We will take a walk by the sea, with the sound of the waves while I tell you about the Morro de Santa Marta and the safe areas within the historic center.
7- Typical juice square (last stop) where we can buy a delicious native drink from the area, while we talk and have fun with a wonderful exchange of ideas.

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  • Meeting point:
    Parque Bolívar, Cra. 1, Santa Marta, ...
    Parque Bolívar, Cra. 1, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
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    Next to the statue of Simón Bolívar with Flower shirt and sunglasses

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Daniela 05 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
El guia hace un pantallazo general sobre la historia, cultura, economia, politica y costumbres de Santa Marta y alrededores. Es necesario saber que da su punto de vista, esto a nosotros nos parecio enriquecedor. Ideal para obtener informacion fundamental de la ciudad.
Syra 28 Feb 2023
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Travelled alone - Feb 2023
David went above and beyond to make sure that we had a great tour. He asked us what we wanted out of our tour and definitely delivered. I highly recommend taking this night tour with him and seeing the city come alive
Andres 27 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
David nos contó la historia de la ciudad desde su fundación hasta hoy. Fue flexible y nos dio el tour en inglés a pesar de que no avisamos. Es profesional y muestra motivación por lo que hace.
Belen 17 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
Excelente tour! Muy interesante 😊 Muchas gracias por toda la información 🪄
Camila 04 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Totalmente recomendable. Muy profesional. Un tour muy dinámico donde queda claro su conocimiento sobre el lugar.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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