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Mundo Nuevo Minca

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Set in the uniquely bio-diverse mountains of the Sierra Nevada, our farm-hostel is a place where guests and workers can enjoy the beauty of one of nature's world wonders whilst also learning about environmental sustainability, organic farming and indigenous culture. Furthermore, the area's natural endowments provide endless opportunities for outdoor activities, hikes and wildlife-watching. Originally, the property was part of an old coffee farm. During the construction of Mundo Nuevo, our goal was to preserve the original structure of the building whilst making it as functional and comfortable as possible for our guests and resident staff members. All our furniture and constructions are made of fallen trees from the property.

Mundo Nuevo is located in the uniquely bio-diverse mountains of the Sierra Nevada. You will have easy access to our fruit trees, vegetable and flower gardens.You will enjoy stunning surrounding views of valleys, mountains, sky, and the Caribbean sea. If you are in the mood to relax, there is a large communal room with sofas and hammocks. The economic support that hostel guests provide is crucial to helping us achieve our sustainability goals. However, the purpose of having a hostel goes beyond economic necessity; we hope that Mundo Nuevo will become a sustainability museum, a place where people from all over the world can learn, debate and contribute to a cause that is relevant to all of us. You will have access to the 3 vegetable gardens, to the Awindua indigenous huts, and multiple trails along the mountain. Mundo Nuevo Minca is not only a place where one can find peace and enjoy the wonders of what nature has to offer, but it is also an educational centre where we aim to spread awareness about the importance of a more sustainable living in order to ensure the preservation of our planet and its resources for the generations to come.

Mundo Nuevo has much to offer, including camping grounds with view of the Sierra, hammocks perched on the morning-sun-ridge, cozy dormitories and beautiful double/triple rooms. (some ensuite).

Via Antigua a Bonda Km 2,2- Minca

Upon arrival in Santa Marta, you may reach Minca by taking a ‘collectivo' ( from 7 am to 5.30 pm),’ or shared taxi from Santa Marta's central market for the price of 8 000 COP. In Minca, you can either hike up to Mundo Nuevo, or you may choose to take a moto taxi located directly across the street from the collectivo drop-off station, for the price of 20 000 COP. Be advised you may not be able to take a moto taxi or collectivo after 6pm. You can also whatsap a private car from Santa Marta, the airport ( 150.000 cop ) or other areas to Mundo Nuevo. These prices are day light for max 4 people. El Sr Rafael +57 310 738 4214, El Senor Yann ( speaks french) +57 301 434 5804, El Senor Yosneider +57 310 354 2895Be aware that if you want to come with a car, it would have to be a strong 4X4.

Mundo Nuevo Minca's Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 15:00 to 20:00 .
Check out before 11:00

Payment upon departure, cash or credit card (an additional 4% will be added on credit card payments). Taxes included.
Cancellation policy: This property has a 7 day before the day of your arrival cancellation policy.
Credit cards details needed for all reservations.

Breakfast included.
We have no common kitchen.
We offer vegetarian food service made by our chefs. If you have any allergic please inform us.

There is a book with house rules we ask you to read upon arrival. Ask the reception ( in English, French and Spanish)

General:
Free parking.
Wifi at the reception.

Activities:
Hikes to the 360° mirador, to Pozzo Azul,,,
Tours: Cacao and coffee tours, Birds watching, permaculture.
Massage: traditional indigenous.
Workshops possible on demand: bread, glasses...

and many more we would be happy to help you organising your trip. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.6

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.5


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 May 2019
    Really beautiful setting up in the hills. I would take the 4x4 as the mototaxi was a bit dangerous especially after it had rained. Staff were super helpful. Lots of nice views and walks nearby. Not the place to go if you're afraid of bugs as at night they all come out. The cacao tour was fun. The meals were great, big portions and great for vegans!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 May 2019
    So Mundo Nuevo ended up being the most wonderful gem of hostels I encountered in Colombia and for the first time in my travels did I decide to just stay at a hostel to chill the day. Staff and owner are lovely and helpful, food is very tasty and healthy, Wifi is pretty good for the fact that youre in the jungle, and you can start hiking diretly from the hostel. If you are looking for an exclusive travel experience to remember and love nature or just nice vibes, I'd highly recommend staying here!
    Switzerland, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 May 2019
    Such a nice, beautiful hostel with great vibes!! Super relaxing and one of the nicest hostels I’ve ever been to. Great staff and yum food
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Apr 2019
    Absolutely loved our stay at mundo nuevo! Despite being up a steep hill, it is definitely worth the mototaxi or walk up, the views are incredible from up there. The food, despite being slightly expensive (20 mil for dinner), is worth every penny - huge portions of vegetarian food that leaves you feeling healthy and rejuvenated after a long day of walking and exploring. Family style dinner makes it easy to meet people. Also a perfect place to relax and chill out. Highly recommend.
    Australia, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Apr 2019
    We had an awesome stay at mundo Nuevo!! Beautiful view from up there, awesome stuff and the food was delicious and fresh! They have a Permaculture and bee farm and you can learn a lot of cool stuff doing a Workshop there. This place inspired me and I would love to come back one day. Thank you Minca and thank you mundo Nuevo for this exceptional experience!!
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Mar 2019
    The most beautiful hostel. Paradise. Didn't want to leave. Even grew to accept the monster cicadas. Thank you so much.
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Apr 2019
    Incredible hostel, VIEWS, food, staff. Thank you Jessica for your help and sense of humour. This hostel is a difficult one hour hike up from Minca town or an inexpensive, fun moto taxi. Food is great and worth the price. I highly recommend this hostel for whatever type of atmosphere you are looking for. I will definitely be back! Thank you
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    16 May 2019
    Beautiful hostel and great for solo travellers to meet others. Heaps of great activities on offer too, and lots of hikes for us cheapskates. Only problem is getting up and down the hill when it’s pouring rain as mototaxis can’t come up and down when it’s too slippery. Having said that, it’s location is what makes it beautiful and I wouldn’t change it for the world. Great vibes, great ethos, great staff. Would highly recommend!
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    29 Apr 2019
    great view and chilled out vibes.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    21 Apr 2019
    Very nice hostel with the best sunset view! Lovely staff and the food is amazing! Would come back anytime!
    Liechtenstein, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room

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