Parque Tayrona is a national park north of Santa Marta and is well known for having some of Colombia’s prettiest beaches and landscapes. Here you can see the tree-covered mountains of the Sierra Nevada meet the Caribbean. It is a must-see for nature lovers during a visit to Colombia. While there is camping available in the park, those looking to enjoy nature while still feeling comfortable shouldn’t feel left out. Here you can learn about the best 4-star hotels near Tayrona so you can enjoy this beautiful natural area without sacrificing your comfort.
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Senda Casa Tayrona Los Naranjos
Atop a cliff overlooking where a river runs into the Caribbean, Tayrona House Path tops this list of 4-star quality accommodations close to Tayrona Park. It is located in the area known as Los Naranjos, on the northern edge of the park and not far from the main entrance. In addition to the beach below the hotelthere is a nice lounge area where you can relax and take in the amazing sunset. The rooms are Well furnished with a blend between modern sensibility and rustic charm, and that lands it first on this list of 4 star Tayrona hotels.
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Barlovento House Hotel
Next up on this list of 4-star Tayrona accommodations is the Barlovento House Hotel. The rooms here are modernly and stylishly furnished, while the palm thatch roofs of the buildings fit in with the surrounding scenery of the tropical forest. This 4-star Tayrona lodge sits atop a hill overlooking the Caribbean with a beach just belowand you can easily reach the park itself from here.
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Under the same management as our second choice for 4-star quality hotels near Tayrona, this property is located in one Large palm thatch building in the style of the traditional indigenous longhouses or malokas. That gives this place a rustic feeling, and the common areas are open air. Meanwhile, the rooms are modernly furnished and have A/C. The deck overlooks the river running into the sea with the backdrop of the forest surrounding it. Stay here for a perfect blend between modern, luxury style, comfort, and the rustic natural feeling of being in nature.
The small indigenous town of Minca, in the mountains south of Tayrona, is another great stop for nature lovers. See our guides to the best 3 stars, the top 4 stars, and the top 5-star hotels in Minca to plan a stay there as well.
Also located in Los Naranjos, Casa Bambú offers small cabins that are lovingly furnished. There is a nice pool on site as well. It is also only a short distance from the beach and the park itself. That lands it a deserved spot on this list of the best Tayrona 4-star hotels.
If you want to spend a couple of nights in Santa Marta, the closest city to Tayrona, be sure to check out our Santa Marta 3 star, top 4 stars, and the best 5-star hotel guides. Also see our lists of the top bars, restaurants, and cafes in Santa Marta.
Villa Maria Tayrona
Located just a bit further north from the other 4 star hotels in Tayrona on this list, Villa Maria Tayronasits in the middle of the forest, making it perfect for getting a truly exotic getaway. Over the trees, you can see the Caribbean beyond. The rooms are rustic but wonderfully furnishedand there is a Nice pool on site. You can also opt to stay in one of the private bungalows reachable by a hanging bridge through the jungle. This is the perfect 4-star quality jungle lodge near Tayrona for those looking to be immersed in nature.
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