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Playa del Ritmo Reviews

Pozos Colorados, in front of Sierra Laguna, Santa Marta, Colombia

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88 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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I think its a really good hostel, the staff was really helpfull. Its not the most beautiful hostel but its perfect if you want to relax and to enjoy the beach. The beach here is really quiet and peaceful.


Sweet spot, with lovely staff! They seem to love making a lot of noise in the mornings, I guess to get guests up before check out time! Also they made a point that we must wash the sand off our feet before using the showers in the rooms, good point as to not ruin the drain pipes, though I didn't understand how we were suppose to get from the last foot bath to the room as the stone paving quickly finished, and sand path then continued to the door of our room! There is no foot bath at the door!

  • 16th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Israel
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Nice place, unfortunately some employees at the bar and cooking staff seems not be very motivated, what is sad, as the Location really is nice. We have spent no 3 times some days there, and the last was the worst. But, only small changes, and the place is hot spot again.


Nice place to chill for a few days at the beach


The hostel has direct access to the beach and it is very calm. The personnel was friendly and accommodating. I think it was a bit expensive compared to other places. The location is nice but you will need to get to el rodadero or Santa Marta by taking a bus which is not expensive and comes by often.

  • 5th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It is a bit far away so you need to bring your food or you can eat in the hostel. It is actually very good but pretty expansive. Also you can't bring your own alcohol like beers or rum or whatever ..... They want you to drink at the bar.... That was actually really annoying .... Especially when the prices are that high and you are traveling on a budget. All in all they got a lot of rubles though ... We felt a little bit treated like children..... But the location is awesome.

  • 29th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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