Riohacha, the cradle of pearls​

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Riohacha, surface area 3.120 square kilometers

AIRPORT

Almirante Padilla

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Colombian peso

WEATHER

MAX 35ºC 
MIN 26ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Bus and Taxi

SURFACE AREA

3120 km²

PLACES TO VISIT

CABO DE LA VELA

Go over the cape of the peninsula of La Guajira, and connect yourself to El Pilón de Azúcar, Playa Dorada, Ojo de Agua and the neighboring shantytowns.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

100 miles

 

SALTY LAGOON

Considered the largest waterbody of the urban area, this zone was a key ecosystem in the naval and merchant entry.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

21.2 miles

 

LA MARINA PROMENADE

Go over the beaches of the city and its tourist pier and enjoy the landscapes of the Caribbean Sea as you walk by.

 

Estimated distance from the Airport:

1.9 miles

 

LOS FLAMENCOS FAUNA AND FLORA SANCTUARY

Visit the largest natural refuge of the pink flamingos or "Tokoko" and know other species such as deers, foxes and anteaters.

Estimated distance from the airport:

18.7 miles

DON’T FORGET TO TRY

   TYPICAL FOOD

  • Marinated sea bass
  • Roasted goat
  • Goat casserole
  • Friche
  • Fried Red Snapper
  • Fish



   TYPICAL DRINKS

  • Chirrinchi
  • Fruit Juices
  • Beer



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