The Best Landscapes of Taganga Colombia

By visitsantamarta | Oct 8, 2021
South America > Colombia > Santa Marta > Taganga

Taganga is a small fishing village located a short distance from Santa Marta, within a wonderful valley of high hills, covered with lush vegetation and an absolutely spectacular bay. It is a fabulous place where you can enjoy delicious sea food, have a cocktail or an ice cold beer and enjoy the incredible views that Taganga offers. At Visit Santa Marta we tell you which are the best landscapes in Taganga so that you can set up your camera and take the best photos of your trip.

1. The Taganga Viewpoint


Located on the road that goes from Santa Marta to Taganga, it is an obligatory tourist stop for all the people who visit the town. It is located at the top of the road and offers stunning views of the town, the beaches and the bay. Additionally, you can buy handicrafts from local merchants that are located in the viewpoint. If you are looking for the best landscapes in Taganga, the viewpoint is definitely a must see.

To get there you just have to take a bus or taxi to Taganga and ask the driver to drop you off at the viewpoint on the road. For more information, write to Visit Santa Marta and we will help you organize your tour.

2. Taganga Beach


The beach of Taganga is the best place for rest and enjoyment within the town. It has some of the best landscapes in Taganga since you can see how the impressive hills go deep into the Caribbean Sea. In addition, the beach is the anchoring point for traditional fishermen boats, which will provide you with a landscape full of colors and local culture that will definitely catch your attention.

The beach has several places where food and drinks are available and you can enjoy a very pleasant beach experience. To get there, you just have to take a bus, get off in front of the University of Magdalena (Taganga headquarters) and walk two blocks to the lower part of town. If you take a taxi, you just have to tell the driver to drop you off at Taganga beach in front of the tourist information point.

3. The trail to Playa Grande


The trail to Playa Grande offers some of the best scenery in Taganga as it is a path that skirts the hills, with minimal elevation, heading towards the beautiful Playa Grande.
You can take incredible photos or simply enjoy the impressive views that you will find walking the path. Enjoy the blue of the sea, the green of the mountains and the colors of Taganga, from different points of the trail where you can observe impressive landscapes of Taganga.
To get to the trail, you must walk towards the end of the beach and locate the entrance of the path, just below the Bahia Taganga Hotel. The walk is easy, lasting no more than 30 minutes on an unpaved path. Remember to respect nature and local customs.
For more information, do not hesitate to contact Visit Santa Marta so that we can organize your experience in Taganga.

4. Playa Grande


Playa Grande has some of the best views in Taganga, with fabulous coral reefs in the middle of a crystal blue sea. The hills and the multiple colors of the Caribbean Sea will make you stop to enjoy the breathtaking view and take incredible photos.

In addition to the impressive landscapes, you can enjoy an incredible snorkeling experience on the coral reefs that surround the beach. If you don't have equipment, you can rent it from the local fishermen's association that additionally offers the reef guide service. You must be very careful not to step on the corals and not touch anything.
On the other hand, you can find bar and restaurant services in the different businesses located in Playa Grande. Do not hesitate to visit this magical place so you can enjoy its spectacular views and an unforgettable experience.

Don't waste any more time and organize your trip to Santa Marta, Colombia, so that you can enjoy the best landscapes of Taganga and an unforgettable experience. For more information and to make your reservations, do not hesitate to write to Visit Santa Marta, where we will provide you with all the information with the best attitude so that you can have an experience that you will remember all your life.

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