Everyone knows about Minca, but only a few have heard of Paso del Mango, the little sister hidden in the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta. 

Paso del Mango is a perfect pick if you wish to explore La Sierra without being surrounded by tourists. Be aware that it won’t be easy to get there. You have to deserve it – or pay for private transport.

  • Bus from Santa Marta and stop in Bonda. Then take a moto-taxi for 15 min | Public transportation
  • Walk 6 h from Minca | Hike
  • Private transport from Santa Marta

Once in Paso del Mango, the hostel offers a bunch of activities to busy your day. Choose between chasing waterfalls, hikes, coffee, and cacao tours, but don’t forget to rest at the swimming pool!

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Where to stay in Paso del Mango

Paso del Mango is tiny, and there are not many options. Fortunately, we found 2 perfect places.

  • Carpe Diem

    Finca

    Carpe Diem

    Comfortable private cabins. Delicious restaurant. 2 Swimming pool. Many activities.
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  • Caoba

    Reserve

    Caoba

    A Natural reserve surrounded by lush vegetation and animals. Basic but clean rooms.
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Things to do in Paso del Mango

Paso del Mango is a quiet place surrounded by nature. Plan an activity in the morning and relax by the pool in the afternoon.

  • Coffee

    Tour

    Coffee

    A short explanation to understand the process of coffee making. Only for Finca Requiem's guest.
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  • Cacao

    tour

    Cacao

    An excellent chocolate experience. Visit a Cacao farm and learn how to transform it into chocolate.
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  • Bee Keeping

    Tour

    Bee Keeping

    A dangerous - just kidding - experience to learn how to collect honey. All equipment included.
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  • Waterfalls

    Hike

    Waterfalls

    A Steep hike to uncover 4 hidden waterfalls. You can swim. 40 000 COP / 3 Hours.
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  • Caoba

    Reserva

    Caoba

    Visit Caoba, a natural reserve with a cool environmental project. Lots of animals.
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