Senda Maloka Barlovento

Los Naranjos , , Km 33 De Santa Marta Via Riohacha (Show on Map)
9.3
Excellent


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Summary of reviewsSenda Maloka Barlovento provides a unique and tranquil retreat nestled between the jungle, river and ocean, offering stunning views where the river meets the beach. Its proximity to Tayrona National Park makes it an ideal base for exploring the park's natural wonders. The peaceful ambiance, enriched by the sounds of nature, offers a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle with diverse natural beauty and exceptional geographical location drawing high praise.

The breakfast at Senda Maloka Barlovento is often described as delicious and filling, featuring a range of nutritious local dishes. Guests appreciate the extensive à la carte and buffet selections, though a few noted the limited options for non-egg eaters and the occasional slow service. Dining with views of the river and surrounding nature further enhances the breakfast experience.

For dinner, the hotel's restaurant excels with gourmet quality meals, including great vegetarian options. Guests frequently commend the delicious, varied dishes and exceptional value for money, particularly the highly recommended seafood stew and cazuela. The helpful and friendly staff contribute significantly to the positive dining experience, although the speed of service could improve.

Accommodations at Senda Maloka Barlovento are noted for their spaciousness and comfort with luxurious suites offering private pools and stunning ocean views. While a few rooms were described as dark or rustic with limited privacy or soundproofing, the majority of guests find the rooms aesthetically pleasing and conducive to relaxation. Air conditioning and reliable internet were noted as areas for potential improvement.

The hotel’s cleanliness is consistently praised with well-maintained rooms, spotless common areas and an overall fresh and inviting environment. Although some minor issues like cockroaches or less-than-clean pools were mentioned, the high standards of cleanliness remain a defining feature.

The exceptional staff at Senda Maloka Barlovento are recognized for their friendliness, attentiveness and professionalism. Guests appreciate the team's helpfulness with specific employees often highlighted for their outstanding service. The warm and accommodating nature of the staff enhances the overall guest experience, making everyone feel at home.

The spa services at Senda Maloka Barlovento receive glowing reviews for their relaxing and superb quality. Guests frequently describe the massages as top-notch and affordable, making the spa a standout feature of the hotel.

For beach enthusiasts, the hotel's unique beachfront location provides a peaceful and almost deserted setting, though the strong currents make swimming unsafe. The picturesque beach, however, is perfect for nature lovers and those seeking tranquility. Nearby beaches offer additional spots for exploration.

Bed comfort varies among guests with many praising the large and cozy beds, while others find the mattresses too firm. Despite this divide, the overall comfort of the rooms contributes positively to the guest experience.

Senda Maloka Barlovento emerges as an idyllic destination for honeymooners and couples seeking a romantic getaway. The secluded and serene environment, beautiful views and thoughtful services create a perfect ambiance for a romantic escape. The beachfront location adds to the allure, providing a magical experience for couples looking to reconnect and immerse themselves in nature's tranquility.

In conclusion, Senda Maloka Barlovento stands out for its exceptional natural setting, delicious food, comfortable accommodations and outstanding staff service, making it a highly recommended destination for a serene and rejuvenating stay.
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What is between the hotel and the beach?
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What is the name of the beach? Los Naranjos
What is the type of the beach? Sand
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Room Types
Double Room with Sea View The spacious double room offers air conditioning, a wardrobe, a terrace with sea views as well as a private bathroom boasting a shower. The unit has 2 beds.

Twin Room with Garden View The spacious twin room offers air conditioning, a wardrobe, a terrace with garden views as well as a private bathroom featuring a shower. The unit offers 2 beds.

Double Room with Garden View The spacious double room offers air conditioning, a wardrobe, a terrace with garden views as well as a private bathroom featuring a shower. The unit offers 2 beds.

Deluxe Suite The pool with a view is a top feature of this suite. This suite comes with 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. The suite features air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a terrace and a balcony. The unit has 2 beds.

Deluxe Suite with Sea View This spacious suite consists of 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. The suite features air conditioning, a wardrobe, a safe deposit box as well as a terrace with sea views. The unit offers 1 bed.

Suite This spacious suite includes 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. The suite offers air conditioning, a wardrobe, a safe deposit box as well as a terrace with sea views. The unit has 1 bed.

Suite with River View This spacious suite comes with 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. The suite features air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a terrace and a balcony. The unit has 1 bed.

Guest Reviews
9.3
Excellent
Location
Nestled between the jungle, river and ocean, Senda Maloka Barlovento offers a truly unique and tranquil retreat. Its privileged setting provides stunning views where the river meets the beach—an idyllic location for nature enthusiasts and those seeking serenity. This secluded gem is conveniently close to Tayrona National Park, making it an ideal base for park visitors. Guests rave about the spectacular landscape with lush tropical greenery, a serene river and an unspoiled beach. The peaceful ambiance is accentuated by the sounds of nature, offering a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle. The proximity to various beaches and the river estuary adds to its charm, allowing guests to enjoy diverse natural beauty. The exceptional geographical location and breathtaking views make Senda Maloka Barlovento a standout destination for experiencing the best of Colombia's natural wonders.

Breakfast
Senda Maloka Barlovento consistently receives high praise for its breakfast offerings from guests. The breakfast, included in the stay, is frequently described as delicious, filling, very good and even superb. Guests appreciate the abundant and nutritious options, many highlighting that the à la carte and buffet selections are extensive and varied. The meals are noted to be not only plentiful but also feature local dishes, giving guests a taste of Colombian cuisine.

While the majority of guests find the breakfast excellent, providing more than enough options even by Colombian standards, a few have noted that the service can be slow at times. Additionally, some guests miss having the option to order an espresso or felt that the choices could be limited, particularly for those who don't eat eggs. The setting adds to the experience with some guests enjoying their meal next to views of iguanas and the river mouth.

On the whole, the breakfast at Senda Maloka Barlovento is viewed as a highlight, offering hearty, flavorful and generous portions that leave guests satisfied and ready for the day.

Dinner
Nestled amidst the tranquil surroundings of Senda Maloka Barlovento, the hotel's restaurant delivers an exceptional dining experience that has captivated many of its guests. The overwhelmingly positive feedback highlights the delicious and gourmet quality of the food with many describing the meals as exquisite and spectacular. Diners praise the variety and taste of the dishes, noting that the dinner menu is diverse with fresh, super tasty options, including great vegetarian selections.

Guests appreciate the excellent value for money, often remarking that the food at the restaurant offered the best value of their entire trip to Colombia. The seafood stew, in particular, comes highly recommended and the restaurant's cazuela has also been lauded for its taste.

The attentive and friendly staff at the restaurant contribute significantly to the positive dining experience. Although some reviewers felt the service was a bit slow, the outstanding cuisine and excellent attention compensated for any waits. The meal presentation has also received high praise for its exceptional quality.

However, there are a few suggestions for improvement, such as expanding the menu to offer more variety. Despite these minor critiques, the dinner experience at Senda Maloka Barlovento is repeatedly described as superb with guests frequently expressing their love for the meals served.

In summary, the dining at Senda Maloka Barlovento's restaurant offers a memorable culinary journey with delicious food, a good selection of dishes and excellent service, making it a standout feature of this serene retreat.

Rooms
Guest reviews of Senda Maloka Barlovento highlight the spaciousness and comfort of the rooms. Many guests praised the large, beautifully designed accommodations, emphasizing the comfortable beds and clean, well-maintained interiors. The suites, in particular, stood out for their luxurious space with some featuring private pools and stunning ocean views from lovely balconies. Despite the overall satisfaction with room size and comfort, a few rooms were noted to be dark, lacking in decor or somewhat rustic.

There were some recurring concerns, such as limited privacy, insufficient soundproofing and occasional issues with cleanliness and maintenance. Air conditioning and reliable internet were also mentioned as areas for improvement. Some rooms had limited or no views, which differed from the reservation expectations.

Despite these drawbacks, the hotel's tranquil environment, nestled in nature and the well-arranged, aesthetically pleasing rooms contributed to a generally positive experience for guests who appreciated the serene atmosphere for relaxation.

Beds
Senda Maloka Barlovento offers a mixed experience when it comes to bed comfort according to guest reviews. Many guests highlight the size and comfort of the beds, referring to them as huge and cozy, which contributes to the overall comfort of the rooms. However, opinions on the mattresses are divided. While several guests found the beds very comfortable and the bedding pleasant, others described the mattresses as very firm or even hard, which resulted in an uncomfortable sleep for some. There are mentions of mattresses and pillows being particularly stiff with a few guests likening the bedding to sleeping on a wooden board. Despite this, some guests were satisfied with the firmness of the beds, though this is clearly subjective. Additionally, a concern was raised about crabs being found in the room and on the bed, which might affect the overall comfort for future visitors.

Cleanliness
Senda Maloka Barlovento excels in maintaining an impressively clean environment across its entire facility. Guests consistently praise the cleanliness of the hotel's accommodations, highlighting clean and spacious rooms, spotless kitchenettes and well-maintained common areas. The establishment's cleanliness is evident in the well-kept pools and modern infrastructure, which are described as impeccable and continuously well-maintained. Visitors appreciate the fresh, clean and comfortable spaces, complemented by beautiful views. The hotel staff's attention to detail and kindness further enhance the positive guest experience. Although there were occasional mentions of cockroaches and a pool lacking cleanliness, the overall impression is that Senda Maloka Barlovento provides a very clean and inviting environment for its guests.

Staff
Senda Maloka Barlovento is truly distinguished by its exceptional staff, consistently praised for their friendliness, attentiveness and professionalism. Previous guests have repeatedly highlighted how the hotel's employees go above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay. The staff members are described as very helpful, always available and eager to provide information and support with English proficiency being a noted plus.

Guests have appreciated the warm and accommodating nature of the staff, often mentioning specific team members like Erika at reception, noted for her amazing service. The personal touches, such as making special adjustments upon request and the proactive approach of the staff, have left a significant impact, often exceeding guest expectations.

The atmosphere fostered by the team is one where everyone feels at home with the staff’s consistent smiles and positive energy making guests feel truly pampered. The service quality is highlighted as impeccable with many guests noting the attention to detail and the personal care provided.

From the reception to the restaurant, every interaction with the staff is marked by kindness and willingness to assist, enhancing the overall experience at the hotel. The collaborative efforts of the team, especially those in the culinary department, are frequently mentioned, adding to the allure of Senda Maloka Barlovento as a place with not just great facilities and food but an extraordinary level of service.

Wi-Fi
Senda Maloka Barlovento offers a mixed experience when it comes to internet connectivity. Guests have reported that the wifi signal is generally good in the suites and provides decent coverage in all areas of the hotel, including the pool. However, there are consistent mentions of weak and spotty wifi, particularly in rooms and during specific times like morning and breakfast. Several guests experienced brief power and wifi outages and noted that the internet service can be unreliable. While the ability to order most services directly from an app is a convenient feature, some found it confusing and communication with the administrative area could be challenging. Despite these hiccups, there were instances where the hotel managed to resolve wifi issues promptly and good phone coverage was noted as a positive aspect.

Spa
At 'Senda Maloka Barlovento,' guests consistently rave about the spa services, highlighting the relaxing and superb massages available onsite. The massage experiences are often described as out of this world and top-notch with many terming them the best they have ever had. The spa itself is referred to as dreamy and very relaxing with wonderful and great spa services making for an unforgettable experience. Guests also appreciate the affordability of the massage services, adding to the overall appeal of the spa. The combination of high-quality, relaxing treatments and affordable prices makes the spa at 'Senda Maloka Barlovento' a standout feature.

Beach
Situated in close proximity to Tayrona Park and offering splendid views of both sea and river, Senda Maloka Barlovento boasts a unique beachfront location. The private beach, shared by only a few suites, is described as stunning, peaceful and almost deserted. This serene spot allows visitors to enjoy nature at its finest, showcasing a unique combination of sea and river scenery. However, it should be noted that this beach isn't suitable for swimming due to strong currents and rough waves, making it risky and dangerous for bathers.

Despite the impossibility of swimming, the beach’s beauty draws great admiration. Guests appreciate the direct and easy access from the hotel and the beach is an inviting place for those wishing to relax and marvel at nature. While walking paths to the beach could be challenging, the rewarding sight of the splendid, albeit rough, beachfront makes the trek worthwhile.

Compliments also frequently mention multiple nearby beaches accessible within minutes, providing various picturesque spots to explore. However, the beach does encounter occasional issues with wood debris carried in from the river, suggesting that it could benefit from more regular cleaning efforts.

In conclusion, while the beach at Senda Maloka Barlovento isn't suitable for swimming, its serene, natural beauty and the remarkable convergence of sea and river offer a tranquil and picturesque retreat for nature lovers and those looking to unwind in a private setting.

Honeymoon
Senda Maloka Barlovento is an ideal destination for honeymooners seeking a secluded and private retreat. Nestled in the heart of the Tayrona region, this magical place offers beautiful views and harmony with nature, providing a perfect backdrop for a romantic stay. Guests have described it as a marvel of discovery, making it an attractive spot for those wanting to rest and connect deeply with their surroundings. Despite having limited activities around the area, the serene and quiet environment is perfectly suitable for couples looking to immerse themselves in a tranquil and natural setting.

Romantic
Senda Maloka Barlovento is an exceptional destination for those seeking a romantic escape. Nestled amidst breathtaking natural beauty, this paradise allows couples to disconnect from the ordinary and reconnect with nature's tranquility. The serene atmosphere and cozy spaces foster a romantic ambiance perfect for a couple's retreat. Whether celebrating an anniversary or simply enjoying each other's company, guests find the blend of nature and comfort ideal for an adults getaway. The luxury of sleeping close to the sea, coupled with mesmerizing views, creates a magical experience. With thoughtful service, such as room decoration packages for special occasions and a setting without the distraction of children, it provides an oasis of tranquility. The combination of quiet surroundings, nature-friendly environment and proximity to the beach makes it the perfect place to reset and enjoy a romantic vacation away from everything.

Beachfront
Senda Maloka Barlovento offers a remarkable beachfront location that perfectly combines the beauty of the sea and river, nestled amidst nature with mountains gracing the horizon. Guests appreciate the stunning views of Los Naranjos beach and the picturesque backdrop of Parque Tayrona. The hotel is praised for its direct beach access, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the serene, largely deserted coastline. While strong currents may limit swimming, the tranquility and natural beauty of the private beach more than compensate. The setting provides an ideal mix of nature and comfort, enhanced by attentive staff and unique opportunities such as enjoying river ducks just meters from the entrance. Though a few minor experiences like the breakfast could be improved, the overall consensus is that this beachfront property offers exceptional views, incredible sunsets and a peaceful, picturesque retreat.


Yes, Senda Maloka Barlovento has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Outdoor Pool.

Yes, a spa is available at Senda Maloka Barlovento.

No, Senda Maloka Barlovento doesn't allow dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Senda Maloka Barlovento.

No, Senda Maloka Barlovento doesn't have a gym.

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