An age before others first found out about the natural and cultural treasures at their disposal, the Tayrona National Park now named after them was home to the Tayrona people. They knew a thing or two about how best to live in lush, mountainous tropical jungle fringed by brilliantly blue ocean and exquisite Tayrona beaches – as horrible as all that sounds.
It has taken the rest of the world significantly longer to catch on, but now people are starting to get the idea. So much so, in fact, that in the high season (December to February), the more sought-after spots in the Tayrona National Park are generally jam-packed. What these prospective beach-bums are after is what the Tayrona people always knew; this area’s intoxicating blend of sand, mountain, sea and rainforest.
All in all, Tayrona National Park is an enchanting place blessed with stunning natural beauty and haunted with the aura of its distant past. It’s not hard to fall in love with its lush trees, sparkling beaches, and easy-going pace. Take your time to take it all in, do nothing, and relax. It won’t be that hard to do, after all.Read more