This hostal is one of the best options for "luxury" backpackers, as the bayview offers a swimming pool and free wifi. In addition, breakfast is included at 6 euros per person. The owner is very friendly, always willing to give information on destinations. It has several daily direct transfers to Cartagena de Indias.
La Casa de Felipe is situated in Taganga. It is a typical fishing village about 15 minutes away from Santa-Marta, and it is located on the quieter side of town, about 10 minutes walk from away the beach. It is an ideal place to relax, with gardens, bar and restaurant, overlooking the sea in the distance. Taganga is also a good starting point for trips to Ciudad Perdida, La Guajira and Tayrona National Park.
Set in the bay of [poi = 126229] Taganga [/ poi], the Blue Whale Hotel is one of the most stylish and best equipped hotels to be found in this fishing village. There is a beautiful courtyard where most of the rooms are, intimate lounges in hidden corners, with a terrace from which the views of the bay are beautiful, and great sun loungers located on the beach. The Blue Whale is a mini haven where you can enjoy the very personal atmosphere of the charming Taganga.
Situated just 5 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of the port, you can find this quiet, modest and good value guest house, which also has a nice restaurant where they serve many things, from ceviches and woks, to seafood casseroles.
Situated just 2 minutes away from the beach in the main part of town, this is one of the best hotels in Taganga, with good service and prices, which go up during high season, and other times of year such as like Easter.