This idyllic well-hidden strip in the Afro-Colombian Chocó region pulls you away from the hectic modern world & gives you a boost of pure jungle energy! The tropical forest, mangroves, marshes, coastal rocks & beautiful deserted beaches, accessible only by air or boat, make everything more adventurous & offer an extensive ecosystem. The unique flora & fauna and rich biodiversity will captivate you instantly! It has one of the finest surf spots in the country according to King surf bum Geoff & other surf rats. Enjoy untouched Robinson Crusoe realism or spot some Humpback Whales.
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Huina: a beautiful remote beach. More @ Choibana. Surfing @Playa Aljemal @ The Humpback Turtle.
Waterfall el Tigre: from Playa Aljemal hike = 4hrs (1 way), by boat = 20min. Hike to Boro Boro: a real jungle adventure (6hrs).
Tour Rio Tundo: upriver on a canoe-jungle-beach trip (4-5hrs).
Visit PNN Utría: snorkeling, short walk & explanation of the mangroves, chilling @Playa Blanca. From El Valle boat (daily) = 30min. Entrance park = 15pp Colombians/nationals + residents, 39.5pp foreigners, 8pp students + kids. Try to find a guide to hike the trails IN the park!
Other activities: diving, snorkeling, horseback riding & whale (Jul-Oct)+ turtle (Aug-Dec) watching.
Flights: from Medellin = 1hr (10kg/pp, hand luggage 5kg). Boats: El Valle-Nuquí Mon & Fri @12am = 1-2hrs, 60pp. Buenaventura-BS = ±24hrs, departure from el Piñal bridge (every Tue; return every Sat) = from 100pp (incl. food & cabin).
-There is 1 ATM in Bahía Solano but it is frequently out of service.
-@Departure airport you need to pay tourist tax = 7pp.
-Would you like to do a tour or order decadent lobster? Ask the hostel owner for a trustworthy contact!