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La Sirena Eco Hostel & Retreat Center


About Us

Come enjoy simplicity in Nature

We are an Eco Hotel and Yoga Center located in Palomino on a peaceful and relaxing semi-private Caribbean beachfront property of approximately 7 acres that is part of a coconut plantation situated in the north of Colombia. Nested in the foothills of La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (the tallest coastal mountain on earth) home to the Arhuacos and the Kogis, some of the most isolated indigenous tribes in the world.

The property has its own beach as well as rivers on both sides within walking distance. We have an organic plantation of numerous fruit trees and vegetable gardens. There are quite a few National Parks in the region and the area has been designated as a World Biosphere Reserve.

Standing in the middle of the property and facing inland you will see the great snow peaks of La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Turn around and you are looking out at an endless horizon of emerald green Caribbean water.

Day trips could include visits to archaeological ruins/sites and indigenous tribes, Tayrona Park, Valencia waterfalls, Flamingos Park. Other activities include jungle hiking, swimming and tubing on the two rivers, yoga (check our wellness options), horseback riding, etc..

We are featured in the Lonely Planet and Petit Fute travel guides.

As an Eco Hotel we take the roll of 'keepers of the land' meaning we honour it and help take care of it. We intent to practice sustainable responsable tourism. We are working on reforesting areas of this property using permaculture practices and recycling. The water on the property comes from a clean well, making it drinkable for travellers. We ask our guests to use the water conservatively as it is a very precious resource. La Sirena employs local staff, guides and artisans with the intention of fair trade. We are also involved in some education, arts, and environmental community projects.

We believe in good vibe tourism, meaning sharing what makes you unique and what you have learned along your journey. Artistic expressions are welcome in this space for creativity and expansion. Woofing volunteer (energy exchange) opportunities available.

The temperature all year round fluctuates from 33C daily to 22C at night.