Wachakyta Ecolodge

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Deluxe Cabin, Beach View | Desk, laptop workspace
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Premium Cabin, Sea View, Beachside | Desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Wachakyta Ecolodge

Wachakyta Ecolodge

2.0 star property
Beachfront hostel in Santa Marta with restaurant and bar/lounge

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Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Playa de Guachaquita Parque Tayrona, Santa Marta, Magdalena, 410001
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Library
  • Communal living room
  • Convenience store
  • Laundry service
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
Feel at home
  • Playground on site
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Grocery/convenience store

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront
  • Tayrona National Natural Park - 136 min drive
  • Rodadero Beach - 69 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) - 72 min drive

About this property

Wachakyta Ecolodge

Hostel by the ocean
At Wachakyta Ecolodge, you can look forward to free cooked-to-order breakfast, a grocery/convenience store, and a free daily manager's reception. This hostel is a great place to bask in the sun with a private beach, beachfront dining, and kayaking. The onsite local cuisine fine-dining restaurant, Restaurante Marlín, features ocean views and al fresco dining. Enjoy onsite activities like hiking/biking and snorkeling. In addition to a coffee shop/cafe and a playground, guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
Room features
All guestrooms at Wachakyta Ecolodge offer comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces.
Extra amenities include:
  • Daily housekeeping and desks


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time from 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 15
  • Check-out time is 9:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 15


  • Parents must have child's birth certificate and photo ID*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Free daily reception

Traveling with children

  • Playground
  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services


  • Library
  • Communal living room


  • Lowered electrical outlets in bathroom
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Stay connected

  • Desk


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Restaurante Marlín - This beachfront fine-dining restaurant specializes in local cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).
Bar tolo - This cocktail bar is located on the beach. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • For stays on or after January 1, 2023, residents of Colombia and non-residents staying 60 consecutive days or more will be charged a 19% national sales tax by the property at the time of stay. Travelers on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax may be charged where a room is shared by a taxable and a non-taxable guest.

Children & extra beds

  • If you are traveling with a child, your property may require you to present the following documents: Parents traveling into Colombia with a child under 18 may be required to present the child's birth certificate and photo ID (passport for non-Columbian citizens) upon check-in. If a relative or legal guardian is traveling into Colombia with the child, that relative or legal guardian may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by both parents and a copy of both parents' ID. If only one parent is traveling into Colombia with the child, that parent may be required to present a notarized consent of travel signed by the other parent. Visitors who plan to travel with children should consult with a Colombian consulate office prior to travel for further guidance.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Wachakyta Ecohostel
Wachakyta Ecolodge Santa Marta
Wachakyta Ecolodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Wachakyta Ecolodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Santa Marta

Frequently asked questions

Does Wachakyta Ecolodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Wachakyta Ecolodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Wachakyta Ecolodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Wachakyta Ecolodge?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Wachakyta Ecolodge?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Wachakyta Ecolodge.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Wachakyta Ecolodge?
You can check in from 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Check-out time is 9:30 AM.
What is there to do at Wachakyta Ecolodge and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, snorkeling, and hiking. Wachakyta Ecolodge also has a private beach.
Are there restaurants at or near Wachakyta Ecolodge?
Yes, Restaurante Marlín offers alfresco dining, local cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Portales del Tayrona (2.6 mi).
What's the area around Wachakyta Ecolodge like?
Wachakyta Ecolodge is located on the waterfront. Popular attractions include Cabo San Juan del Guía Beach, which is 52 minutes away by car.

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