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The best things to do in Santa Marta

The things to do in Santa Marta are truly spectacular. The mix of sea and nature make it a delight for all tourists. On its beautiful beaches and unspoiled spaces you'll find local flora and fauna. 

The main things to see in Santa Maria are the old town and the bay and beaches with turquoise water, however, there are other valuable places to visit in Santa Marta, such as the Lost City. It's one of the most and spectacular ancient Indian villages in the country. 
Quebrada Valencia is a small river that has forms a series of waterfalls of great height along its route into the jungle. One of the many Santa Marta activities includes enjoying the landscape and enjoying a refreshing dip in the river. And speaking of bathing, visiting El Rodadero should definitely be on the list of stuff to do in Santa Maria. It's the most visited beach in the city. In terms of buildings, the first of the many attractions in Santa Marta to visit is its cathedral. It was the first basilica built in Latin America and legend has it that somewhere in the building is the hidden heart of Simon Bolivar. The legends and history are the strong points of this building. 

Other important Santa Maria attractions are the Cloister of San Juan Nepomuceno and the Customs House. For more on what to do in Santa Marta, browse through the firsthand descriptions shared by users to learn about the varied attractions and the many types of tourism that the city has to offer.
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