Santa Marta, the oldest city in Colombia, is a natural and cultural treasure.

With 4 natural parks, including the iconic Tayrona Park, and 2 biosphere reserves – the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta and the majestic Sierra Nevada, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this coastal mountain system is the highest in the world and hosts astonishing biodiversity of flora and fauna, along with coffee and cacao crops. Moreover, Santa Marta is home to 27 endemic bird species and 4 vibrant indigenous communities.

Why host your event in
Santa Marta

Santa Marta has the suitable infrastructure for hosting meetings and business tourism: large resort hotels, international brands, event halls, unconventional venues, open spaces, and a network of suppliers for organizing events with high-quality standards and biosecurity protocols.

Hotel offer

340 hotels (+40 in the 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star categories)

658 rooms (+3,000 in the 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star categories)

619 beds (12,000 in the 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star categories)

  • +70 event venues
  • Convention Center (Estelar Santamar Hotel & Convention Center)
  • Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino
  • Santa Marta International Marina
  • Mamancana Private Natural Reserve
  • Pepe Vives Campo Theater
  • Santa Marta Theater (upcoming reopening)
  • Auditoriums: University of Magdalena, Sergio Arboleda University, Cooperative University of Colombia.



Logistics operators

Audiovisual production and set design

Ground transportation

Wedding & Event planners

Travel agencies and tour operators