About Minca

Minca is a town located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, about 45 minutes from the city of Santa Marta, capital of the department of Magdalena, Colombia. It is a tourist destination that is characterized by its natural beauty, its cool climate and its ecological richness. In Minca you can enjoy activities such as hiking, bird watching, waterfalls, natural wells, organic coffee and handmade chocolate.

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Minca also offers accommodation options for all tastes and budgets, from hostels to ecological cabins. Minca is an ideal place to disconnect from stress and connect with nature.


Minca is also close to the Tayrona National Natural Park, a nature reserve that is home to paradisiacal beaches, coral reefs, mangroves, and tropical forests. Minca is a tourist paradise that offers a unique and unforgettable experience. Minca is the starting point to explore the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the highest coastal mountain system in the world, where the Colón and Bolívar peaks are located, the closest snow-capped mountains to the sea.

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