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La Pacha Hostel and Camping

Free Cancellation Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.

246 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Exactly half-way between San Gil and Barichara, La Pacha is in the perfect location for being in remote countryside but also super easy to do extreme sports or visit San Gil or Barichara. It's simple to get here (see directions below). We are a small eco-farm with affordable glamping and vegetarian restaurant run by a friendly Anglo-Colombian family. Highlights include: a natural swimming pool, Indian and vegetarian food (our curries are very popular), the sky net, the cine-bus, panoramic views of rolling mountains, campfires with free wood, sports like volleyball, fribee golf and archery, a 30 minute walk to the best sunset view in the region, and many beautiful hikes to nearby villages and landmarks (including the highest bungee in South America). The accommodation of hobbit house dorm, yurts, domes, and a gypsy wagon are located in the mandarin orchard or on the mountainside. Our environmental ethos: 100% recycling (yes that means 0% garbage. We reuse everything!) Dry toilets, solar showers, organic garden, and compost.
And of course, Xtreme sports.
How to get here from San Gil: Take a bus to Barichara or Villanueva, ask for La Pacha, in 20 mins the driver will drop you off at our sign and we'll pick you up there (whattsapp us in advance) to take you the 2km to the hostel. For extreme sports we'll put you on the bus and in 20 mins the company picks you up from the bus station. It's so easy. There is a gorgeous hidden waterfall with pool just a 40 mins walk away. You can hike to the unique village and UNESCO site , Barichara (2 hours) or take the bus.

But what really makes La Pacha special is the friendly family atmosphere: Run by a very down-to-earth Anglo-Colombian family with two kids, two cats, two dogs and ten chickens, we make it our mission to welcome guests into the family, but there's lots of different spaces to relax for some quiet time.
We also have local and national charities that we support. By staying at La Pacha you will be contributing to the local community and natural environment.
La Pacha hostel is an experience not to be missed, and if you don't believe us, check out our reviews!

Please note:

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 12:00 to 21:00 .
Check out before 12:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash.
Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.
No curfew.

Reviews & Ratings

246 Total Reviews
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Jan 30, 2024
Amazing place in nature, out of town but that adds to the charm of it! Justin can organise any activities for you or you can spend days at the place fully relaxing and eating deliscious food!
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Female, 31-40
Jan 19, 2024
10/10, we loved our time here. great value for money, the swimming pool is amazing and it's the perfect location to explore nearby barichara and san gil.
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Male, 25-30
Jan 18, 2024
Loved our time here! Amazing food, beautiful location and very friendly hosts. Extended 3 times!!
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Mixed Group, 18-24


  • Free

    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Towels Included
    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Bicycle Parking
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Bicycle Hire
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Internet café
    • Reception (limited hours)
    • Wake-up calls
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Cafe
  • Entertainment

    • DVD's
    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi

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