Villas in Colombia

Villas in Colombia

Villas in Colombia

An incredible biodiverse destination

Some say that in Colombia all of Latin America can be seen in one country. Probably because of Colombia’s varied landscape and rich biodiversity. Choose between majestic mountains, Caribbean beaches and paradise islands in this awesome gem just waiting to be explored. During your trip, you’ll visit coffee plantations, bathe in waterfalls, go rainforest trekking, see historical villages that will melt your heart and more! Most of the villas are located in the mountainous regions of Colombia near cities like Medellín, Bogotá and Cartagena.

Charming scenic villas

With villas like these, your scenic trip to Colombia will begin before you’ve left your accommodations! These villas are just what travelers dream of. Spacious, stylish, private swimming pool, tropical gardens, large balcony and terrace and amazing views. Suitable for couples, families and moderately sized groups, these affordable villas range from charmingly rustic to luxury. Read a book in the hammock by the pool after an afternoon of trekking in the jungle. This might just be the peace and tranquility you were looking for!

Travelers and activities

Colombia for adventurous travelers

Colombia has a treasure trove of places to discover for those with itchy boots. Another great activity to add to your itinerary is cycling through the world’s largest palm forest in Salento boasting over 1.5 million palm trees! In Santander, get your thrills by paragliding over one of the largest canyons in the world. For water junkies, try snorkeling in the Rosario Islands or scuba diving at San Andres and Providencia Islands, claiming the 3rd largest coral reefs in the world! San Gil is known as the adventure capital of Colombia where you can do all your favorite adrenaline pumping activities, including white water rafting.

Colombia for Culture and history lovers

While in Colombia, you will find a mixture of culture and architecture to feast your eyes. From ancient ruins and colonial buildings to modern urbanscapes, you won’t be disappointed. Visit the Museo de Oro (Gold Museum) in Bogotá featuring a collection of historical gold pieces gathered from all over the country. While in the area, book a tour of the underground Salt Cathedral. Built by salt miners, this Roman Catholic Church is an impressive site to behold. Art lovers should definitely tour the street art in Bogotá and Medellín which is a whole other history and culture trip combined.

Colombia for Nature lovers

Colombia is a treat for travelers who love nature. Take a 3-5 day trek to find La Ciudad Perdida, aka “The Lost City”, believed to have been built 650 years before Machu Picchu. Another awesome natural sight, only found in Colombia, are the rare Caño Cristales. This incredible river is also known as “River of 5 Colors” thanks to the different colored algae growing in its pristine waters. Colombia has approximately 60 national parks and many great hikes. Try hiking to the top of Monserrate (3,152m), for instance. At the top, you’ll find a 17th century church as well as cafés and shops. You can also get there by air tram.

A tenth of all Earth’s species can be found in the varied landscapes of Colombia, the second most biodiverse country on the planet!

Top 7 travel tips in Colombia

1. Hike through the Parque Nacional Tayona

Along the Caribbean coast you’ll find a hiking gem. Take a day to hike through monkey filled jungles. At the end of your trek, you’ll be rewarded with Cabo San Juan, a gorgeous white sand beach with pristine turquoise water that’s well worth the effort to reach.

2. Drink coffee in the coffee regions of Colombia

Colombia is the world’s 3rd largest producer of coffee, chiefly arabica. A visit to the coffee plantations of the region, like Quindío and Salento, will reward you with in depth knowledge of how coffee is produced from the bush to the final product. This is an adventure you won’t want to miss.

3. Go trekking in the misty cloud forest

Cocora Valley rewards visitors with breathtaking views of misty mountains, rainforest and extremely tall wax palms, some of them reaching 223 ft! Climb from the valley to the Acaime Peak (8,858 ft).

4. Get lost in Cartagena

Cartagena really should be on your agenda if you want to get to know Colombia deeper. This city is a melting pot of history and culture and once was the second city in Colombia. As you walk through the old, colonial streets you get lost in the hundreds of years of history as nostalgia seeps into your skin. Take as much time as you need.

5. Take a mud bath at Totumo Volcano

Spa lovers won’t want to miss this awesome experience! Your adventure begins as soon as you arrive. First, you have to climb down into a buoyant mud pool where you will be floating in dark, mineral rich mud. Locals will offer you a massage for a few dollars/pesos and will also scrape and rinse the therapeutic mud off of you for another small sum. This rustic experience could be the highlight of your trip!

6. Try Colombia’s signature dishes

Although not as famous as Italian cuisine, Colombia does have plenty of unique dishes that visitors should try. Most of its traditional plates, such as Bandeja Paisa, have ingredients like rice, beans, meat, corn and avocado to accompany them. Be sure to try arepas, the rich mondongo soup, sweet churros and cazuela de mariscos (seafood casserole).

7. Learn Spanish

If you’ve always wanted to learn the language but never had the time, then Colombia is a great place to take your first steps or brush up on your Spanish if you’re rusty. Take your pick of Spanish schools in Bogotá, Medellín or Cartagena.

FAQs: Villas in Colombia

Which amenities are the most important for travelers, ones in which they don't wish to give up when organizing their stay in Colombia?

Judging by the information from Holidu, when travelers look for villas in Colombia, they regularly select the following filters: internet (21%), pool (20%), and a sauna (15%). Last year, most of the people searching on Holidu selected at least one of these amenities when finding the perfect villa.

Which types of services can you expect to find at the villas in Colombia?

Out of the services available on Holidu, it can be said that the villas in Colombia offer everything that vacationers want! Here, the villas generally offer a variety of amenities, the most popular being: garden (73%), balcony (71%), and view (69%)...Pretty cool!

How are villas usually rated in Colombia?

On average, the villas here have rather positive comments. Last year's data reveals that 24% of villas have a rating average of 4.5 stars. This is a relatively high percentage which allows us to confirm that you will easily find the ideal villa for a wonderful vacation!

Are the villas in Colombia suitable for vacations with children?

Holidu's data reveals that 66% of villas in Colombia are suitable for families with children, it will therefore not be difficult to find the perfect villa for you and your family.

Are the villas in Colombia suitable for travelers who wish to take their pets on vacation?

Certainly! In Colombia, 72% of the villas are pet-friendly, 73% even have a garden!

Do the villas in Colombia mostly have an internet connection?

Certainly! Based on the last year, 52% of villas in Colombia have Wi-Fi. You will be able to browse the internet throughout your stay!

What are the prices like for villas in Colombia?

According to Holidu, there are few villas in Colombia costing less than $100 per night.

Do the villas in Colombia usually have a fireplace or a pool?

Good news! Based on last year, 67% of villas in Colombia have a pool. Perfect for spending your summer vacation by the pool! 48% even have a barbecue!

Are the villas in Colombia suitable for vacations with a big group or better for a vacation as a small group?

Here, based on last year, 69% of villas are suitable for groups of up to eight guests, 45% of these villas are made up of at least four bedrooms. But 91% of villas are also perfect for families of up to four people, and 68% of the villas have at least two separate bedrooms. Colombia is therefore the perfect destination for big and small families alike!

Are Villas in Colombia the best option for a luxurious stay?

Yes, indeed! 67% have a pool, 23% have air conditioning and 7% even have a sauna. In this destination, you will certainly find all the comforts you need for the perfect vacation. What more could you want? A garden? Well 73% of the villas have one, so you'll have no problem finding your vacation paradise.

Do the villas in Colombia offer outdoor space to enjoy?

More than half of the villas have a balcony and a view (71% and 69%) making it the best destination for those who dream of waking up to a beautiful view in the morning. 73% also have a garden, so you will certainly find your vacation paradise. If you like having your meals outdoors, and especially if you like barbecues, 48% of the villas are equipped with them.

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