10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Riohacha, Colombia - Updated 2022


Though not a happening vacation spot, Riohacha city in Colombia is one of the unspoilt destinations that will certainly pique your curiosity. The capital of the department of La Guajira, Riohacha is located alongside a desert and it is situated on the Ranchería River. You won’t find many activities to do here, nevertheless, it is a pleasant place. Learn about the Wayúu settlements or check out the salt flats of Manaure, the Taroa dunes at Punta Gallinas, the Plaza de Padilla and the picturesque pier. Relax on the beaches of Cabo de La Vela and/or tour the nature reserves in the area, especially Santuario de Fauna y Flora Los Flamencos. Pink flamingos inhabit this peaceful, 700-hectare (1729-acre) nature preserve. Take your chances at offbeat travel and plan a vacation to this city. If you don’t wish to be locked inside the hotel walls, check out the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Riohacha, Colombia, below.

1. Furnished apartment in the heart of the city (from USD 54)

Make this simple, furnished apartment, best suited for seven guests, your holiday home once you are in Riohacha. This three-bedroom house has a living, dining and kitchen space along with all basic amenities including an air conditioner, dryer, washer, Wi-Fi, and bed and bath essentials. You will also find a small and beautiful balcony to relax in the evenings. Located in the tourist centre of the city, the house is just three minutes away from the beach and it is close to various restaurants, Wayuu craft shops, bars, cafes, and historical parks.

Apartamento o Dpto Amoblado Riohacha 201 Roelimar
25 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 5 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
good location clean apartment easy communication with the host
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2. Beautiful apartment with a sea-view terrace (from USD 25)

Love to stay close to the sea? Book this two-bedroom furnished apartment with a terrace view overlooking the sea. Located near the historic centre of the city, this apartment can house three guests and it includes a living room, breakfast counter, and kitchen. Amenities include a smart TV, Wi-Fi, a washer, and bed and bath essentials. For getting around, public transport is available in every one minute. The apartment is also close to the boardwalk, where you can buy various Wayuu crafts and the tourist dock, where you can enjoy the sunset and sunrise.

Riohacha, La Guajira, Colombia
7 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the apartment was clean and in a central position
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3. Beautiful sea-front villa with amazing views (from USD 30)

Just escape to the blue sea and enjoy all the vacation fun, staying in this beautiful villa. This villa includes one bedroom, two beds, and one private bath and it can accommodate four guests. It has direct access to the beach and you can enjoy breathtaking views of sunsets and palm trees. Amenities in the villa include an air conditioner, a TV, dryer, beach essentials, Wi-Fi, hot tub, pool, gym, bed and bath essentials, a barbecue grill, a balcony/patio, and a garden. The villa is a five-minute walking distance from the Malecon (pier), restaurants and dining, family-friendly activities, and the beach. Enjoy a nice walk by the main avenue along the seaside and try some local shopping. Please note, as per the house policy, the villa is not suitable for infants (under 2 years).

Pool View
20 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in villa 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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this is the perfect place if you're looking forward to a peaceful retreat
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4. Modest apartment with a patio

Check out this newly remodelled, beautiful apartment in Riohacha, perfect for five guests. Located in one of the best areas of the city, the apartment does not boast of many luxuries. Two bedrooms, a living and dining room, kitchen, two bathrooms, and a patio are what you can expect here. Other amenities include an air conditioner, TV, bed and bath essentials, a washer and Wi-Fi. It is just 15 minutes away from the airport and 10 minutes by car to major tourist areas and shopping centres. Long-term stay for guests is also allowed.

Riohacha, La Guajira, Colombia
8 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the host is very helpful
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5. Budget stay perfect for a group

GOA Hostel is located in a neighbourhood just seven blocks away from the beach. Best suited for 16+ guests, this budget accommodation offers shared and individual rooms as well as cosy common spaces, where you can exchange friendly banter. With 15 bedrooms and five private baths, the hostel also includes a pub, yard, kitchen/dining room, and a terrace. Amenities include a TV, washer, Wi-Fi, bed and bath essentials and paid parking off premises. The hostel is in the city centre and it is close to the beach, restaurants and various local shops. If you are a large group looking to spend some great time together, this is the one for you.

GOA Hostel, vive La Guajira y sus colores
Riohacha, La Guajira, Colombia
23 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms are spacious have air conditioning fan set of sheets
the goa kitchen have all that u can need for prepare a good food
goa hostel is a perfect placer for have a good rest the space is very clean and confortable
the personal are very friendly and attentive always ready to help you in whatever you need
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6. Peaceful private room in a condominium

Looking for a comfortable room close to the beach? Book this one-bedroom space and relax. Expect a lot of natural light and excellent ventilation in this peaceful room, located in the heart of the city. Guests can access the kitchen, study, social area and they can enjoy amenities like bed and bath essentials, Wi-Fi, an iron, and cooking basics. Enjoy the beach and sea, two blocks away, as well as the Malecón, for a perfect evening stroll.

Cómoda habitación, cerca a la playa.
Riohacha, La Guajira, Colombia
26 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

7. Budget hostel with kiosk and garden

If you want to enjoy the laid-back charm of the city and stay in a simple accommodation close to the beach, this is the place for you. Hostel Solsticio Guajiro has a unique appeal that attracts visitors. With 16 bedrooms, 42 beds and 17 private baths, the hostel offers a comfortable, and cosy space to stay and it has a pleasant environment. The host is super friendly and he can help you with your travel around the city. It has all basic amenities including an air conditioner, bed and bath essentials, a dryer, hot water, a coffee maker, pack ’n play/travel crib, room-darkening shades etc. A small kiosk, beautiful garden and terrace, patio/balcony, are other highlights of this place. Near the house, there are several supermarkets, restaurants, and estuaries of meagre rivers. For travelling around, you can hire taxis, which are available at any time.

Hostal Solsticio Guajiro
24 reviews
Private room 42 Beds 16 Guests

8. Modest apartment close to the city center

If you are a cleanliness freak and would not like to move far away from the city, then this simple white-themed apartment is a perfect pick. This sparkling clean, newly furnished one-bedroom apartment in the city centre, is ideal for four guests. The apartment includes a living room with an integrated kitchen, a double bedded room, and a bathroom. Amenities include an air conditioner, a coffee machine, toaster oven, fridge, gas stove, cutlery, glasses, and basic cooking ingredients. Stores, bars, restaurants, banks, and the beach are all at a four-minute walking distance from the apartment. If you are bored, you can just walk into the partner hostel (a two-minute walk), Hostel Casa Profunda, and socialize with fellow travellers. Other highlights include a 24-hour key deposit, free laundry service, free breakfast, pool, bar, common areas and first-hand information about tours and activities in La Guajira (Cabo de la Vela, Punta Gallinas, etc).

Newly furhised apartment in city center
Riohacha, La Guajira, Colombia
4 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Beautiful studio apartment close to the beach

Looking for a vacation rental close to the beach and restaurants? This one-bedroom apartment that includes all basic amenities, including bed and bath essentials, cable TV, Wi-Fi, a washer, a laptop-friendly workspace, and free street parking, is an ideal choice. Best suited for four guests, the apartment is very close to the main beachfront area (the Malecon). The convent of the Capuchins and Federman Square are also nearby. The host stays close to the apartment and ensures everything is taken care of. This clean, spacious apartment in white and blue will be just perfect for your stay in Riohacha.

Apartaestudio MUY bonito -Riohacha
Ríohacha, La Guajira, Colombia
14 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the apartment was very clean and had lots of space to spread out
i had a very short stay but wow it was carnaval in riohacha lislie was an amazing host
lislie was very attentive and helpful
it is the prettiest house in the neighbourhood painted white and blue
loved staying at lislie's place
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10. Modern and elegant house with a terrace

Perfect for a group of six people, this elegant and modern house is just eight minutes away from the beach. With three bedrooms (one king-size bed and four single beds), living, dining and kitchen space, the house also has a beautiful terrace, perfect for having your evening snacks. Other amenities include an air conditioner, TV, dryer, Wi-Fi, washer, hot water, bed and bath essentials, room-darkening shades and window guards. Luggage drop-off is allowed and guests can opt for a long-term stay if required. The house is just five minutes away from the main shopping malls and bus station.

Residencia Moderna para 6 personas.
35 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
a lovely home in riohacha and fabian was vet responsive
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Relax in the picturesque Riohacha City

If you’re ever considering a trip to Riohacha, pick one of the Airbnb vacation rentals that we have recommended above. You will love your stay in any of the vacation homes because it will make you feel at home. Also, before you go back, don’t forget to head to the street market, El Mercado Nuevo, and check out some Wayuu-style accessories.

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