Villa Playa Tayrona

Tayrona National Park, Cartagena, Colombia

At a Glance

  • Relaxed, adults-only villa with only 6 rooms making it the perfect place to unwind after exploring the park

  • Located at the river mouth with views from the pool, terrace and some of the bedrooms overlooking both river and sea

  • Just a 5-minute drive from the entrance to the wave-bashed Tayrona National Park

  • A delicious menu of fresh, local cuisine is available daily

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A year-round destination however as Tayrona has a hot and humid tropical climate, it can rain at any time of the year. Typically the ‘drier’ season is from December to March, while the most rainfall comes in October and November. The best time to visit is the dry season.

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Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday to Villa Playa Tayrona or take a look at our itineraries to Cartagena


Just a 5-minute drive from Colombia's Tayrona National Park, the beautiful Villa Playa overlooks the point where the Piedras River meets the Caribbean Sea and comes fully staffed. A perfect option for adventures within the rugged National Park.

Located in the private Los Naranjos complex, on the edge of Tayrona National Park and on the shores of the River Piedras, overlooking the point where it meets the ocean, Villa Playa is a six room villa offering the perfect balance between boutique hotel and villa retreat for those wishing to explore Tayrona National Park, without compromising on comfort. 

Villa Playa's adult-only policy, laidback & communal dining area and chic relaxation spaces make it the perfect place to unwind. Each of the six bedrooms comes with a private ensuite and a swimming pool sits in front of the property and overlooks the river and the Caribbean Sea beyond. The property also comes equipped with two kayaks and two paddleboards, and surf boards, yoga mats and additional watersports equipment can be provided.

As well as exploring the surroundings, we can organise privately guided tours into the Tayrona National Park, including hiking, sailing on a private yacht, birdwatching, river kayak safaris, tubing, diving and snorkelling, as well as visits to remote indigenous communities.

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Villa Playa has 6 ensuite bedrooms, all with a double bed and an additional single bed. 4 bedrooms have views to the river, gardens and pool. Each room has a safe box and air-conditioning.


Villa Playa operates and adults-only policy.


Facilities include a swimming pool, kayaks and paddleboards. Additionally, we can arrange yoga mats and additional watersports equipment such as surf boards - just let us know!

Holiday Ideas

  • Epic Colombia

    Bogota, Cartagena, Sierra Nevada & Tayrona

    from £12500 pp inc flights & transfers for 10 nights

    • Amazing accommodation, featuring epic views, total luxury, exclusive homes and a private villa
    • Soar above the Sierra Nevada mountains by helicopter, landing at Casa Galavanta which boasts a breathtaking location
    • Experience the diversity of Colombia as you cross from city, to cloudforest, to the Caribbean

Location & directions

Tayrona National Park, Cartagena, Colombia

This private villa is located just 5 minutes from the entrance to Tayrona National Park, a short distance from Santa Marta on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.

How to get there

11-hour flight to Bogota, followed by a 1-hour 30-minute flight to Santa Marta and a further 1-hour drive.

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Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday to Villa Playa Tayrona or take a look at our itineraries to Cartagena

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