Why Tayrona park is so special?
Tayrona National Park is one of the best tourist attractions of Colombia. With more then 11,980 hectares of land and an extra 4,560 of sea protected area, the park hosts countless species of mammal, bird and reptile as well as an incredible quantity of flowers and plants.
The Dreamer hostel is the perfect departure point to discover the park, with our shuttle bus or just taking the pubblic bus 2 blocks from the hostel.
Tayrona national park get its name from the Tayrona indigenous that are still living in the region from 1600. As always been a community that lived in a spiritual way and in harmony with the sourrondings fantastic and virgin nature. This spirit and mystical vibe as well as an intact nature man can still be easily perceived today al around the park. The well-marked paths allow traveler to easily reach the main places of interest such as Cabo San Juan, la piscina, Arenilla y Arrecife amongs others. For this reason a trip to this park allow an incredible number of possibilities for ecotourism lovers. At the Hostel we especially advice everyones, when possible, to stay at least one night in the park and camp in one of the 2 main beach areas, waking up at one of these 2 beaches shoud be a must! anyway, is still well worth it even the most classic day trip...for those with no time is also possible to leave the hostel early with our shuttle bus ( we have three options 7.30 - 9.30 and 11 ) and come back by 6pm, this way you'll be able to experience and discover the main beaches inside Tayrona.
For those who prefer to go beyond, the beaches of Tayrona are, for sure, ideal for snorkeling and diving lovers and perfect for swimming at the designed areas.
This park is undoubtedly one of the best spots to admire the biodiversity of Colombia and at The Dreamer Hostel will be glad to offer you all the informations you may need to make your trip to Tayrona unforgettable!!