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Riohacha, the cradle of pearls​


GENERAL INFORMATION

 Surface area map of Rioacha 3.120 km2
  • Destination airport icon

    AIRPORT



    Almirante Padilla

  • Destination language icon

    LANGUAGE



    Spanish

  • Destination currency icon

    CURRENCY



    Colombian peso

  • Destination weather icon

    WEATHER



    MAX 35ºC
    MIN 26ºC

  • Destination transport icon

    TRANSPORTATION



    Bus and Taxi

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.

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    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.

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    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.

    La Ermita Promenade Icon

    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.

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    Estimated distance from the airport:

    18.7 miles

DON’T FORGET TO TRY

TYPICAL FOOD

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

TYPICAL DRINKS

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  • Chirrinchi
  • Fruit Juices
  • Beer

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