Santa Marta Magdalena Beaches

Santa Marta Magdalena, located on the northern coast of Colombia, is home to two of the region's most stunning beaches. The Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona offers visitors a diverse array of beaches, from the picturesque La Piscina, perfect for swimming, to the beautiful Arrecifes, deemed unsafe for swimming due to its history of drownings. Meanwhile, Playas de Palomino, located 82 kilometers east of Santa Marta, boasts idyllic scenery and adrenaline-fueled activities like surfing and kayaking. For a complete list of beaches in the area, check out our guide below.
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The Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona is situated on the northern coast of Colombia, a mere 30-minute drive from...

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The idyllic Playas de Palomino are located 82 kilometres to the east of Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia. Whil...

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Best Time to Visit Santa Marta Magdalena

The best time to visit Santa Marta Magdalena in Colombia is from December to April. During these months, the weather is sunny and dry, making it perfect for swimming in the sea and enjoying outdoor activities on the beach. The water temperature is also ideal for swimming and snorkeling, as it is warm and comfortable. Additionally, you can take advantage of the clear skies and go on a hike to explore the beautiful national parks and mountains nearby. Visiting during the peak season also means that you'll get to experience the local culture and festivals that take place during this time. Overall, December to April is the perfect time to visit Santa Marta Magdalena and enjoy everything it has to offer.

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