Minca is a small mountain town located in the mountains above Santa Marta. The tropical forest-covered mountains offer a refreshing break from the blistering heat of the Caribbean coast as well as spectacular scenery, great hiking, and pretty waterfalls to see. If you want to include Minca on your trip to Colombia, read on to learn about the best 4-star quality accommodations in Minca, Colombia.
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Located a bit out of Minca proper, this gorgeous property tops our list of the best 4-star hotels in Minca. There is a pretty pool on site, perfect for cooling off after a day hiking to waterfalls and bird spotting. The rooms are also nicely furnished, and the common areas offer a friendly, hostel vibe and amazing views of the mountains surrounding the area.
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A pretty little property about a 10-minute walk out of town, Minca Glamping offers the perfect blend of being immersed in nature without being far from the nice little cafes and restaurants in town, landing it next on this list of the best Minca 4 star accommodations. The property has several private bungalows. Each is well furnished with a small porch sitting area and big, comfortable beds. Guests will especially enjoy the charming atmosphere of this family-run establishment and Terrific fresh food for breakfast and dinner.
Nature lovers will also want to include a visit to Tayrona National Park on a trek from northern Colombia. See our guides to the best 5-star, 4-star hotels, and 3-star accommodations near Tayrona.
Old Houses by Masaya
Located a bit further out of town, the Old Houses by Masaya es located on the property of the La Victoria coffee farm, a must-see in and of itself during your stay in Minca. The property is pretty and has a nice pool area. The rooms are rustically furnished, perfectly in sync with the coffee farm. Of course, you will also love getting to sample that wonderful, locally produced coffee, and you can even sample some of the craft beer brewed on-site as well from the Sierra Nevada Cervecería.
Spending some time in the nearby city of Santa Marta proper is also a good choice. See our guides to the best 5-star hotels, top 4-star hotels, and 3 stars hotels there as well. Also, check out our guides to the best cafes, restaurants, and top bars in Santa Marta.
Located higher up in the mountains near the Cerro Kennedy summit, Beraka Mountains is the next place on this list of 4-star quality hotels in Minca. More of a guest house than a hotel, the rooms are nicely furnished and the friendly atmosphere pairs perfectly with the lovely mountain views you can enjoy here.
Looking for even nicer accommodations in Minca? See our guides to the best 5-star hotels in Minca or see our guide to the best 3-star hotels if you’re looking for more budget-friendly options.
New World Eco-Lodge
Also located outside of townthe New World Eco-Lodge rounds out this list of the best Minca 4-star quality hotels. This lodge is located on a sustainable farm and has a bar and restaurant where you can enjoy the organic fruit and vegetables produced on the farm. The rooms are also plenty nice and are comfortable while maintaining the natural feel of the place.
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