Cabo de la Vela

cabo de la vela

Cabo de la Vela is a headland in the Guajira Peninsula with an adjacent small fishing village made up of the traditional indigenous Wayuu people.

The cape for which its named is full of rocky cliffs above and sandy beaches below all set against a backdrop of stunning desert colors. At the northern tip of La Guajira Peninsula you will find Puntas Gallinas, an immaculate collision of desert and sea that is the northest point in South America and the coast's most remarkable setting. 

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CABO DE LA VELA (2 Days, 1 Night)

The most beautiful place to connect the bond between the desert and the sea, Cabo de la Vela Tour 2 days gives you the opportunity to live a great experience with the indigenous Wayuu and the wonderful landscapes. In Cabo de la Vela Tour you will watch the majestic sunset at the lighthouse of Cabo de la Vela and get the best view. 

Day 1:

We depart from the hostel around 6 am and head north to Cabo de la Vela. On the way we will pass by Uribia (the indigenous capital of Colombia) and then we will visit Manaure (the largest salt complex in Colombia). Later, we will go towards the majestic Cabo de la Vela arriving early in the afternoon for lunch and having our first interaction with the desert and the sea. We will visit the spectacular Playa Dorada (Golden Beach) and walk towards the lighthouse to watch the sunset. Later we will arrive at at typical hotel where we will have dinner, and spend the night under the stars in the hammocks. 

Day 2:

Early in the morning we have a delicious breakfast and then we will visit ‘Pilon de Azucar’ beach. We will go up a small mountain for a beautiful new across the desert and the sea of Cabo de la Vela, and later will go back to the ledge for having lunch and finally return to the Dreamer in Santa Marta or Palomino. 

Our Facilities

  • Swimming pool
    Bar and pool table
    All you can eat breakfast
    BBQ outdoor kitchen
    Air Conditioning options
  • Shuttle bus to Tayrona park
    Afternoon and night activities
    Free wifi in all the hotel
    Happy hour every day
    Salsa Clases
    Book Exchange
    TV room
  • Free City Maps
    Free Internet Access
    Free Linen
    Free lockers
    Free luggage storage
    Tours travel desk
    Free Towels
  • Multi lingual
    Knowledgeable Staff
    Board games
    Shuttle bus to S.Marta
    Free tea and coffee
    Cable TV
    Super friendly