After arriving in Nuquí by plane & taking the boat for 1hr, you'll arrive at the deserted, sandy mocha-colored pristine beaches of Guachalito. For hours you can continue walking along this stretch of coastline with its exuberant green jungle right beside you. This invites you to explore its hidden secrets! The jungle coupled with the unique marine life are truly breathtaking. Surroundings that will lift you to a sublime state of satisfaction. A large part of the world’s biodiversity can be found @the Pacific coast with landscapes that vary like the rise & fall of the tide.
*Thermal springs = 12pp. Give your skin an additional healthy cure with the mud from the pool. Between Terco y Partado.
*Ecological hikes to the crystal clear Waterfall of Love (2 waterfalls). Hike inland 15min from the beach.
*Tours = from ±35 per guide/day, depending on which tour.
*Tour Jovi river: walk to the Jovi community = 45min; enjoy spotting different species during your canoe trip. Arrival @the tunnel & waterfall Chontadura Pichinde (tour total = 5hrs, 40pp).
*Terco Waterfall = hike total 4hrs. The real jungle experience!
*Whale watching season Jul-Oct. Humpback whales give birth to their calves.
*PNN Utría: fascinating different fauna & flora in the mangroves depending on the tide. Boat = 2hrs. Read more here Bahia Solano.
*Surf = great beach break + spectacular point break Cabo Corriente for advanced = 300/boat. Try to find other surfers to share the cost. Board rental = 50/day. Of course there is a discount for longer use. Surf lesson = 30/2hrs (incl. theory).
Flight Medellín (Enrique Olaya Herrera airport) = 40min, ±350-400pp (roundtrip). Flights from Bogotá have a stopover in Quibdó. Plane: 10kg/pp, hand luggage 5kg/pp. Guachalito = 1hr, 25pp. Buenaventura = ±22hrs, from 100pp (incl. food & cabin) by boat. El Valle Mon & Fri @6am = 1,5-2hrs, 70pp.
! When you’d like to travel from Guachalito to El Valle, call captain Sapi in advance (311-337 28 39). He will wait for you in Nuquí when your are coming from Guachalito. Boat Guachalito-Nuquí @6:45am, 25pp.
-@Arrival airport-tourist tax = 7pp.
-If you have gumboots, take them with you!
-If you are allergic to fish, then contact your hostel in advance or take food from home.
-Find more tips here The Pacific Side of Colombia.