Top 16 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Santa Marta, Colombia - Updated 2022

airbnb Santa Marta, Colombia
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Santa Marta is the capital of Magdalena–the fourth largest urban region in Colombia. It was first founded in 1525 by the Spanish, and is actually the oldest surviving city in Colombia and second oldest in all of South America! Santa Marta is located right on the Caribbean Sea (the part of the sea that borders Santa Marta is actually called Santa Marta Bay). Santa Marta is known to be a beautiful waterfront city and attracts thousands of tourists each year–tourism is actually one of the primary components of their economy–and the city never disappoints. You can eat authentic Caribbean and Spanish food while exploring the historic city center or enjoy the sea breeze while lounging on the beach. Whatever you’re hoping this vacation will be, Santa Marta will not fail to deliver. So what are you waiting for? Check out this list of fantastic Airbnb vacation rentals so you can experience Santa Marta like a local and get this adventure started!

1. An elegant apartment suite with sea views (from USD 63)

Stay in this apartment suite located on the sixth floor of a building that faces the sea. It has two balconies that overlooks the stunning waters. It includes a kitchen with an American bar and a fully furnished dining area. The place can accommodate four guests comfortably with its double bed, single bed, and sofa bed.

Guests are provided with access to the hotel facilities on the fourth floor such as pool, restaurant, bar, gym, and sauna.

Apartasuite Grand marina/servicios hotel marriott
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
79 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with a breathtaking view on the marina
you can enjoy of the marriott swimming pool
comfortable bed two balconies and a lot of lenin’s
great balcony comfortable beds and a pool only for your apartment in these days of pandemic mitigation
Cleanliness:
it’s well equipped very safe clean and quiet
Host:
nancy is a great host she solved our doubts before and during our stay
Location:
secure (big police station nearby)
this place is in perfect location
the place is nice good location
great location very good communication with host
great stylish place near the beach beautiful pool and bar area great for relaxing
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2. Beautiful flat in the heart of a historic district (from USD 56)

This apartasuite situated in the most prestigious tower in the middle of Santa Marta, will allow you to experience all the benefits of living in this magnificent city with the most beautiful coastline in America. Witness one-of-a-kind sunsets, explore the heart of the historic district, and enjoy the luxury of having the greatest building facilities in the region.

The room has a king-sized bed, the bathroom is adorned with a lovely touch of nature, and the living room has tropical decor that makes you really feel like you’re on holiday.

Perfect ApartaSuite At The City's Historic Centre
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
40 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire vacation home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooftop is excellent for sunsets full 360 views two pools
the kitchen is well appointed and the wifi excellent
amazing apartment in santa marta it's actually nicer than the pictures
Cleanliness:
it was clean and very comfortable
the apartment was in general clean and the space was good
we throughly enjoyed the apartment and the cleanliness of everything
apartment is clean cozy and great for talking a walk out to the neighboring eateries
extremely clean and best location ever
Host:
carlos was an amazing host as well
carlos was an excellent host and was very accommodating
carlos is very accommodating and helpful
the security and staff in the building was great and everyone was very professional and congenial
Location:
the location is excellent which makes everything within an easy walk
the best thing is the location really
a great place near the beach carlos was an amazing host
very comfortable bed perfect location nice rooftop thx to carlos for great communication
loved the decor building has great amenities and is perfectly situated close to everything
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3. A fully furnished apartment with sunset views (from USD 90)

A contemporary and completely furnished one-bedroom apartment is found at the center of Santa Marta. It offers spectacular beachfront sunsets and a range of amenities like a swimming pool, sauna, and gym to make your holiday as pleasant and restful as possible. The place is just a few steps from the International Marina and its gorgeous promenade, which leads to the oldest historic city in continental America.

Near the property are many restaurants and a vibrant nightlife that you can enjoy. The apartment is ideal for a couple or a family of four. It includes a fully furnished kitchen, living/dining room, two balconies, and two full bathrooms.

Lujoso Apartasuite! Gran ubicación y vista al mar
48 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s nice having access to the pool also in the marriott hotel
the flat is beautiful designed and it was just a pleasure to stay ind andres apartment
apartment is great furnished great location everything works well + the wifi was amazing
the tv is huge has netflix
beautiful apartment great location awesome amenities and communication with host
Cleanliness:
modern clean neat brand new
very cozy and impeccably clean
i recommend this place very beautiful nice and clean
one of our best stays the place was spotless and the communication with felipe was awesome
Host:
great apartment great host
highly recommended andres is more than a super host
great place to stay for a weekend getaway andres is an awesome and attentive host
the host were very helpful & got back to me right away with any inquiries
amazing stay great place hosts were amazing + very easy to communicate with
Location:
nice safe location near the marina
great location to restaurants marina
location is great close to city center and the pool and restaurant are very convenient
clean comfortable and located very close to the pier and the main plaza
great apartment clean good location love the pool and the drinks at the bar in front of the pool
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4. Bright apartment near the beach (from USD 25)

Stay in this lovely apartment near the coast and other attractions such as La Marina, Baha beach, nightclubs, and restaurants. Because of the apartment’s great location, you can stroll to the main sights of downtown and the city’s harbor. Complete with furniture and appliances, this place will offer you a convenient stay throughout your holiday.

Bright Apt just steps from the beach 🏖
66 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was spacious neat well equipped and had a fan or ac in every room
Location:
great location very close to downtown (centro histórico) and many restaurants
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5. Exclusive flat with a swimming pool (from USD 87)

This bright Airbnb rental in Santa Marta houses two bedrooms and can sleep four guests comfortably. It has a kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a lovely dining area. Get cozy on the sofa as you watch your favorite TV shows, or head out to the balcony that overlooks that ocean. There is outdoor furniture where you can sit back and relax while having a cup of coffee.

The accommodation also includes access to great amenities such as a fitness center and swimming pool.

Exclusivo Apartasuite Grand Marina -Santa Marta
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
90 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lastly the air conditioning worked very well
great apartment with spectacular views
gorgeous apartment with a spectacular view
nice place over all just need wifi and hot water issues corrected
the building has great amenities shared with the hotel including view pool and nice restaurant
Cleanliness:
super clean very comfortable and spacious
everything is clean and it has great wifi
the apartment is in excellent conditions completely clean and very comfortable
if there is more effort put into cleaning the place it would be great
thank you very much we enjoyed our stay very clean very roomy great communication with mr juan felipe
Host:
the owner was very responsive and accommodating
we also highly appreciated the host flexibility to accomodate us for early check in and late check out
juan felipe is an excellent host who answered our questions promptly
Location:
great location and excellent place
a very well located apartment if you want to be in central santa marta
nice new spot close to all the action
the location was great as it was close to the beach stores and touristic sites
very nice flat location is perfect
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6. A newly restored Caribbean apartment (from USD 68)

Set in the heart of Santa Marta, this stylish apartment offers accommodation that is good for four people. It has an open plan concept with a fully equipped kitchen, a beautiful dining area, and an inviting living area. It has a vibrant Caribbean interior design, which makes the place look so bright and fresh.

In the sleeping quarters, there is a swing that completes the whole vibe. There is also a patio with chairs where you can have your coffee breaks while watching the busy streets.

Caribbean Apartment in the CENTRE of Santa Marta!
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
59 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good enough wifi for video calls
the ac and wifi worked great
beautiful view from the balcony and i love the rooftop pool
the small dipping pools are a nice temperature
everything was amazing the views the location the pools the apartment
Cleanliness:
beautiful home lots of privacy and quiet street sparkling clean i highly recommend this stay
Host:
the building is very safe and the 24hr staff is super friendly
check-in/out was super easy and the security/front desk staff are super nice
the most amazing places we have ever stayed highly recommended and the hosts at the building are lovely
great communication with host and easy check in and out
dominic was helpful with anything we needed
Location:
dominic's place is perfectly located
great location and beautiful roof top
i love the location because you are in the center of everything
we he unit is comfortable and in a great location
you couldn’t ask for a better location in santa marta
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7. Apartment in the heart of the historic center (from USD 56)

First on our list here is a conveniently located apartment in the heart of the town center. Not only does the apartment offer great views, but you will always be close to art and cultural points of interest, the beach, parks, and plenty of restaurants. The apartment is on the third floor of a new building in stratum 6 in the historic center of Santa Marta. The apartment has a full living room, American-style kitchen, 1 bedroom, and 1 bathroom. There is also lots of natural light coming in from the windows, access to the 4 (yes 4) pools in the building (2 on the ground floor, 2 on the top floor), and views of the Cathedral of Santa Marta from the top floor pools! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate 4 guests.

Apartamento en el corazón del Centro Historico
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
202 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for me wifi and a/c are very important and both work wonderful here
the building has 2 roof top pools with amazing views
we loved our stay (and the many pools )
the apartment complex is also great: safe with 4 clean pools and an amazing view
our stay was amazing highly recommend the best part was definitely the rooftop pool with incredible views
Cleanliness:
very clean and great local tips
i loved it very clean super accommodating and great communication
lovely place clean cosy and spacious
apartment is very nicely decorated and clean
the apartment is stylish modern and very clean
Host:
she was beyond helpful
the host is great at responding quickly to issues and questions
the security personnel was very helpful and kind
perfect host very helpful
security and front desk staff were very nice and helpful
Location:
great location quiet but central
location is excellent close to everything
the location is perfect
the building is located in a perfect location
the apartment is good located at both city central and beach
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8. Private room in center of Santa Marta (from USD 11)

Here’s another penthouse suite for you to enjoy. Your private room in this penthouse is in the Santa Rita building with amazing views of the historic city center, marina, and ocean. You are also just 200 meters (656 ft) from the marina, so can always head over to catch some sun or enjoy the local markets around the area. The private room itself consists of 1 bedroom with 1 bed, a private bathroom, and full access to almost the entire home. You can also relax on the top floor balcony to soak in the views! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate 1 guest.

Habitación de privada en el centro de Santa Marta
182 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was very good and ms
wifi worked great and the fan was effective
very comfortable home a beautiful view and beautiful family
nice (website hidden by airbnb) a/c so it can be hot
Cleanliness:
the ph is beautiful organized and completely clean
the apartment was in a great location and was super clean and cozy
Host:
ines was a wonderful host kind gentle and very open minded
ines is a very kind and thoughtful host
ines was a great host and i’d definitely recommend her place
the best of all is it's host ines
she and her family were very hospitable and helped at every opportunity
Location:
well located tourists attractions are in walking distance
the location is perfect right near all the nightlife
this is a great location close to the action in town
close to downtown area highly recommend
i loved the location right next to the old colonial core of santa marta
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9. The Cactus: junior suites in the historical center (from USD 65)

For another hotel-like stay, you should check out this Airbnb loft in a luxurious boutique hotel. The loft is spacious and bright with high ceilings, 1 bedroom with 1 king sized bed, 1 private bathroom, a kitchen with bar, and plenty of living space. Since it is part of a boutique hotel, you also have hotel amenities like modern finishes, a swimming pool, hot tub with views of Santa Marta, 4 social areas, and a very efficient staff. If you’re traveling with a large party, you can even rent more than 1 loft space–they actually have 8 luxury suites available. This particular Airbnb loft can accommodate 2 guests, but the entire hotel can accommodate up to 16 guests.

El Cactus Apartamentos (Suite Junior)
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
155 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the amenities such as the pools and lounge areas
the room also included a closet and a safe
check out the multiple pools and beautiful rooftop
the pools were cool but perfect in the hot santa marta sun
great rooftop pool and breakfast area with perfect sunset view
Cleanliness:
room was big clean
the room was very big clean and modern
it was clean and very refreshing
it was very spacious clean and comfortable
beautiful clean hotel in the center of santa marta
Host:
the staff was warm and friendly
nice staff very helpful and cordial
excellent front office staff (especially leslie)
the staff was all very nice as well
thehe staff supported us a lot and was very friendly
Location:
beautifully furnished place in a great location
super close to all of the restaurants but just far away enough from all of the noise
a short walk to the main strip which is just perfect as it’s not too loud
great place to stay in santa marta
very nice clean place centrally located in santa marta
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10. Spacious and comfortable room very close to the sea

Beach lovers, this is for you! Well actually, the private room in this apartment is great for everyone because it’s super close to the Santa Marta city center and the port and beach bay. You’re also just a couple of blocks from the cathedral, museums, and parks. The room itself is very relaxing and has 1 bedroom with 2 beds, a private bathroom, and even includes a daily breakfast (although note that the kitchen is not available for use, so it’s more like a hotel stay). This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate 2 guests.

Spacious and comfortable room 50 mt from the sea
65 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a/c was great during hot night
i really appreciated the breakfast prepared by arnaldo
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious room
nice and clean hostel managed by the sweetest couple
Host:
they were very friendly hosts and the pizza was yummy
arnaldo and his wife were very friendly hosts
hosts are great they offer an excellent service with local information
they provided a safe and family friendly accommodation
alfonso is a great host and also willing to help if you have any kinds of probems or questions
Location:
good location easy to walk to everything
ideally located close to the beach and public transportation
great location to stay in walking distance from the beach for a cheap price
very close to lively central beach that has amazing sunsets
we loved how close to the beach and public transportation close by
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11. Private room in penthouse in the center

Now let’s check out this private room in a penthouse in the center of town. The penthouse apartment is just 2 minutes from the beach and restaurants, so you don’t really have to worry about transportation ever! Your room includes 1 bedroom with 2 available beds, a private bathroom, and private balcony. You also have complete access to the hot tub, private terrace, living area, 2 pools (a rooftop pool and 1 at the entrance), and more. The hosts are also extremely helpful and are more than willing to show you around the area or provide you with recommendations. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate 2 guests.

Private room in penthouse in the center
40 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

12. La Sierra Hostel in Santa Marta

Here, we have a hostel-like rental. Your rental here includes a completely private bedroom with 2 beds in a boutique hostel in the heart of Santa Marta. While the bathrooms are shared, there are 7 of them to choose from, so odds are you’ll never really have to wait. And this hostel is excellently located as it is walking distance from a lot of the restaurant and bars in Santa Marta plus has its own rooftop bar and restaurant with views of the colonial neighborhood. There are also a lot of comfy social spaces, whether you want to take a dip in the pool, lounge on a comfy chair, or grab a tropical drink with a friend. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate 4 guests.

La Sierra Hostel Santa Marta Room 7
11 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 4 Guests

13. Stunning studio with private hot tub and pool

This stunning studio apartment also has a great location–in the center of the Old City in Plaza Los Novios close to a plethora of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. This studio just oozes luxury with its private hot tub and private infinity pool, so you and your party can lounge around in the water at all of hours the day you are not exploring the city! The studio has 1 bed, 1 bathroom, full American-style kitchen, and living area. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate 3 guests.

Stunning Studio w/ Private Jacuzzi and Pool
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
104 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Great bedroom with private bathroom

Whether you’re just looking for a place to crash for a night or a temporary but long-term housing situation, than this Airbnb would be great! This apartment is newly remodeled but still shows the traditional old city colonial charm. There are 4 bedrooms available for rent (each with a 2 person capacity), private bathrooms attached to each, and then full access to the pool, kitchen, spacious living areas, rooftop terrace, and more. This Airbnb can accommodate anywhere from 1 guest to 6 guests (just remember, 2 per room)!

Great Bedroom with Private Bathroom 3
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
75 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

15. Charming studio in Plaza Los Novios with a pool

Here we have a luxurious studio apartment in the center of the old city in Plaza Los Novios. This studio has 1 bed and 1 bathroom. There is also a spacious living area with modern finishes and beautiful floor to ceiling windows that help you bring the amazing outdoors of Colombia in to you. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate 3 guests.

Charming Studio in Parque Los Novios with Pool
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
64 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

16. Private room in beautiful villa in Santa Marta

Ugh, just look at this villa–it is truly stunning! The villa is designed with an open floor plan with 3 floors, 4 double rooms (3 of which are for rent), amazing balconies overlooking El Rodadera and the sea, a private swimming pool, and a hot tub. Staying here will also give you access to the full kitchen, open plan living and dining room, laundry, all outdoor areas, and more. You can rent just 1 room if you are traveling alone or with just 1 other person or up to 3 rooms if you have a larger party. If you do choose to stay here, you will also have great access into the Santa Marta (just 10 minutes away), a 5-minute walk to Arecife, a 10-minute walk to the beach, and a 10-minute walk to all the major restaurants, shopping, and entertainment of Rodadero. The hosts here are also extremely helpful, and are more than willing to aid you in planning your vacation in Colombia whether that includes just staying in Rodadero, or venturing out to Parque Tayrona, Minca, and the Lost City. If there is anything you are hoping to have during your stay or experience while in Colombia, the hosts are more than happy to help you make it happen! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate between 2 and 6 guests (2 per room).

Private Room #1 - Beautiful Villa in Santa Marta.
Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
103 reviews
Private room in villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 6 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
love the pool with the views the hammock and deck area
i enjoyed the view from the pool
bed was comfortable good a/c and wifi
the room looked out over the ocean and had spectacular views of the city and its stunning sunsets
a stunning villa pool with great views and stellar people
Cleanliness:
communication was top notch and the villa is absolutely beautiful clean and accommodating
their place was very clean and the view of the ocean was pretty
my room was beautifully decorated spacious and clean with a private bathroom
everything was exceptionally clean and felt very safe - we walked and took short cabs everywhere
great place clean and host is most helpful
Host:
dylan was an amazing host
dylan and wendy were wonderful hosts
dylan and wendy were amazing hosts
great host and a beautiful place
dylan is a fantastic host with a super villa
Location:
great location just a 5 minute walk to rodadero beach
very good location in el rodadero
the house is really amazing it's situated in a great location (easy to walk to the beach shops restaurants etc
5min walk to a great supermarket (olympia)
my friend and i stayed two nights and walk to el rodadero (about 8 min walk) feeling safe
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Are you ready for Santa Marta?

Are you ready to enjoy the beaches and restaurants of Santa Marta? If so, then be sure to book one of these great Airbnbs so you can get your adventure started!

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Kavita is an avid traveler and enthusiastic foodie, who is always looking for the next city to experience. Kavita’s wanderlust started from a young age (she celebrated her first birthday abroad)...Read more

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