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Playas del Rodadero (Rodadero Beaches) is the favorite tourist spot for visitors to Santa Marta. It is located ten minutes from the city around the Gaira Bay, consisting of a hotel and housing strip, which combines cozy white sand beaches and a calm sea ideal for water sports: sailing, deep sea fishing, skiing and others.
A large selection of hotels, restaurants and shops are on offer in Rodadero, an area located at just 5 km from Santa Marta. It’s the main place for those looking for the beach sea, ideal for practicing water sports, an excellint sea transportation to the Playa Blanca (White beach) and the Aquarium make this sector one of the most important resort in the Caribbean.
It receives that name by its natural rodadero, formed by the sand that slips against a rock. In the 60’s the sand mountain located on the hill adjacent to the beach, allowed the bathers to descend rolling from its summit, to fall in the crystalline waters that serve as the base.
In a 10 to 15 minute boat trip from El Rodadero you will arrive to the Aquarium and Sea Museum, where you will find barracudas, seals, dolphins, sharks and an important collection of marine species. In the Rodadero have concentrated in such a way the tourist activity of Santa Marta that is like another city within the city.
The main tourist center is El Rodadero, ten minutes from Santa Marta in a westerly direction. Suitable for water sports make this site one of the favorites for holiday makers.
The Aquarium is not the only one that is near Santa Marta, a few minutes, along the coast, you can get to know Taganga, a small fishing village, which has been adopted by dive lovers.
El Rodadero has many hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, where you can find the joy and rhythms of the Caribbean region.
Just a few minutes from El Rodadero is the sector of Pozos Colorados, where two hotels stand out, Irotama and Santamar, both equipped with modern recreational infrastructure and facilities for practicing all kinds of water sports, as well as convention centers For the performance of any event.
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