Located alongside a crystalline river and surrounded by the jungle and mountain views, Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge offers accommodations 11 mi from Santa Marta and 8.7 mi from Tayrona Park. To get to the property it's necessary to go through the Village of Bonda, since the Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge is located on the other side of the mountain. The property is set in the Minca Region, but the exact location is Paso del Mango, a tropical valley in the Minca area. Free WiFi access is available in this lodge. At Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge you will find 3 outdoor pools and a garden. Other facilities offered include a shared lounge, laundry facilities and a vending machine. An array of outdoor activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings including swimming, visiting nature reserves, learning how to grow and make your own coffee, honey, cacao and cheese. Manzanares River is located steps from the property. If you feel like visiting the surroundings, check out El Rodadero Beach (8.6 mi) and Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino (5.7 mi). This lodge is 7.5 mi from Simón Bolivar Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 king bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Willis
    United States of America United States of America
    The pools and activities near the lodge were great! Nice retreat in the jungle and everyone is super social since it’s literally in the jungle.
  • Diana
    Canada Canada
    We really enjoyed our stay. The location was beautiful, the pools and hamacs on the upper level were a perfect place to absorb the beauty of the Sierra Nevada, and the food was delicious. Our favourite staff member was the bartender who made us...
  • Frank
    Colombia Colombia
    I really like the nature around the Finca, the landscapes we could see there were really magics.

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Finca Carpe Diem
    • Cuisine
      Belgian • Caribbean
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options

Amenities of Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Private check-in/out
  • Packed lunches
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM



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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Extra bed upon request
Crib upon request
2 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
6+ years
Extra bed upon request
COP 50,000 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note the following arrival instructions provided by the property:

Do not go to Minca, rather follow the instructions:

From Santa Marta and Taganga:

The whole drive is easy to find and takes roughly 50 minutes in total from Santa Marta. You can also do this trip with own transport but you need a 4x4 drive vehicle.

We can offer door-to-door services for 150.000 pesos

You take the mototaxi uphill (15 min - COP 20,000).

From Palomino or Tayrona:

Take the bus direction Santa Marta. Ask to get off at Veracruz in Bonda (this is a crossing some 20 minutes before entering Santa Marta).

We can offer door-to-door services from any destination at the Caribbean Coast.

Please note that the property is accessed via an unpaved road that may be unsuitable for some vehicles.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge 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.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

License number: 68357

FAQs about Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge

  • Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge is 2.9 miles from the center of Minca. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • American
    • À la carte

  • Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Foot massage
    • Back massage
    • Hand massage
    • Walking tours
    • Head massage
    • Neck massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Swimming pool

  • The prices at Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Finca Carpe Diem Ecolodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Finca Carpe Diem

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.