Set atop a small hill and boasting a terrace with panoramic views of the sea, Hotel Cactus has air-conditioned rooms in Taganga. The beach is a 2-minute walk away.

Hotel Cactus Taganga has wooden bungalows with views of the sea and private bathrooms.

Santa Marta’s historic district and cathedral is 2.5 mi away.

Simón Bolívar International Airport is 31 mi away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Taganga, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Cactus Taganga has been welcoming guests since Sept 19, 2013

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Taganga, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1

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4 reasons to choose Hotel Cactus Taganga

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  • They speak 2 languages

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About Hotel Cactus Taganga

Welcoming guests since Sept 19, 2013

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  • Do the rooms have private bathrooms?

    Hi good day Welcome to Hostal Cactus Taganga. All our rooms have a private bathroom

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    Answered on February 1, 2021
  • Do the showers have hot water?

    Buenas tardes, al estar ubicados en la costa el agua de las duchas es tibia

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    Answered on January 11, 2022
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Santa Marta Cathedral
    2 miles
  • Santa Marta Gold Museum
    2 miles
  • Simon Bolivar Park
    2.1 miles
  • Santa Marta Marina
    2.4 miles
  • Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino
    2.6 miles
  • Playa Blanca
    4.5 miles
  • Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum
    4.6 miles
  • El Rodadero Beach
    4.9 miles
  • Zazue Shopping Centre
    8.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant La Morena
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar El Reef
    0.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Sierra Nevada
    18.6 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Parque Tayrona
    21.7 miles
  • Lake Quebrada Valencia
    21.7 miles
  • River Rio Piedras
    24.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Taganga Beach
    300 feet
  • Playa de Taganga
    350 feet
  • Playaca Beach
    2,550 feet
  • Playa Grande
    3,150 feet
  • Bahía de Santa Marta Beach
    2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Simón Bolívar International Airport
    10.6 miles
  • Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport
    47.5 miles
How to get to Hotel Cactus Taganga from Simón Bolívar International Airport
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Amenities of Hotel Cactus Taganga
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
  • French
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House rules
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3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Hotel Cactus Taganga accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note the hotel does not have a 24-hour reception, check-in must be made until 21:00 hr.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Hotel Cactus Taganga of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hotel Cactus Taganga

  • Room options at Hotel Cactus Taganga include:

    • Bungalow
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin

  • Hotel Cactus Taganga offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • Guests staying at Hotel Cactus Taganga can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at Hotel Cactus Taganga is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Cactus Taganga by:

    • Taxi 30min

  • The prices at Hotel Cactus Taganga may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Hotel Cactus Taganga.

  • Hotel Cactus Taganga is 1,650 feet from the center of Taganga.