Top Tips for Getting There, Saving Money, Camping and Making the Most of a Trip to Tayrona National Natural Park, Santa Marta, Colombia. Welcome to ‘The Ultimate Guide to Tayrona National Natural Park‘.
A busy port, it was also the first Spanish settlement in Colombia. It’s the gateway for trips to the Tayrona National Natural Park, and for multiday guided treks to the Lost City (Teyuna) archaeological site in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains.
"Hot, sticky and with its colonial grandeur now largely faded, the waterfront city of Santa Marta is steeped in history as the place where El Libertador Simon Bolivar died." Colombia:Dream destinations, Surreal Places To Visit
Santa Marta, Colombia -- La Ciudad Perdida (The Lost City). Hidden (literally) in the crevices of northern Colombia’s Santa Marta Sierra Nevada mountain range, La Ciudad Perdida was built by the Tayrona people around 800 AD.