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Facing the beachfront, Aura Hotel Barú offers 3-star accommodations in Barú and features a garden, shared lounge and restaurant. A few steps from Cholon Bay and a 18-minute walk from Agua Azul Beach, the property has a bar and a private beach area. The property provides room service, a concierge service and organizing tours for guests. At the hotel, every room comes with a closet. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Guest rooms at Aura Hotel Barú include air conditioning and a safety deposit box. A buffet breakfast is available daily at the accommodation. Aura Hotel Barú has a sun terrace. You can play table tennis at the hotel. The nearest airport is Rafael Núñez International, 29 miles from Aura Hotel Barú, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

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

Breakfast Info


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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  • Paul
    United States of America United States of America
    Well-equipped resort in an out-of-the-way location. It is situated on the water with abundant beach chairs, kayaks, and paddleboards. There is a bar and large two-story restaurant with an extensive menu. The food is incredible! But you must be...
  • Alejandro
    Colombia Colombia
    All was fine , the beach is beautiful the only compliant about that was that the beach had a lot of seaweeds , the hotel is very beautiful it’s like a paradise white beaches blue seas , food quality and drinks are excellent despite its prices ( a...
  • Rednic
    United States of America United States of America
    The air conditioning. If you're budget traveling and coming from Cartagena or the other islands, youll understand the extent to which we appreciated the air conditioning and the rare feeling of being a little chilly. The air conditioning was...

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurante #1
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • Local • Latin American
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Aura Hotel Barú
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Beachfront
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Public Bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

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.

House rules

Aura Hotel Barú takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

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


From 11:30 AM to 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 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

9+ years
Extra bed upon request
COP 170,000 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


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Aura Hotel Barú 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

Boats leave at 8:00 and return to Cartagena at 15:30, depending on the weather. The boat transfer service is not included, it can be purchased for an additional fee, contact the hotel for coordination.

Guests arriving by vehicle should use an all-terrain vehicle since the road is bumpy and deteriorated. The property reserves the right to transport pregnant women on board. The hotel transfer fee is not included in the rate. 1. The access to the Hotel has uncovered sections which in the rainy season can deteriorate a little, therefore special care must be taken with low vehicles, however all our vehicles are SUV type. 2. On the way to the hotel, if you come in your car, local vendors who offer services to go to Playa Blanca may approach and follow you, keep in mind that these people, not having training to deal with tourism, can generate an image of siege, not There is no reason to worry if they approach your vehicle, they just want to offer their services. 3. The Cholón cove which is in front of our hotel has become a very visited place by people from different parts of the world, sometimes the noise of the music can be heard in the hotel, it happens occasionally but we want be up to date 4. To learn about our transfer alternatives, please contact us.

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 Aura Hotel Barú 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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

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

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

License number: 13053

FAQs about Aura Hotel Barú

  • Yes, Aura Hotel Barú is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Aura Hotel Barú include:

    • Double
    • Bungalow
    • Triple

  • Aura Hotel Barú is 1.6 miles from the center of Barú. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Aura Hotel Barú can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Aura Hotel Barú offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Beachfront
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Public Bath
    • Private beach area
    • Walking tours
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Beach
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from Aura Hotel Barú. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Aura Hotel Barú has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurante #1

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

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