Beach House Cinto is an excellent option for those travelers who like ecological tourism, because this accommodation works with solar energy and you need to take fresh water, alimentation and ice blocks with you for this stay. Anyway, the owner will pick you up at your accommodation in Santa Marta and help you in everything until you are safe in the boat on the way to Playa Cinto in the Tayrona National Park (parque Tayrona).
A long time ago, this beach, like many of the park, was inhabited by indigenous communities belonging to the Tayrona. Playa Cinto is considered the most important from the archaeological point of view, since remains have been found with seniority dating from about 2000 BC. Nowadays the bay is still considered a sacred place and place of payment by the descendants of the Tayrona groups, especially for Koguis.
Playa Cinto is located in the central part of the Tayrona Park and the main beach is over 1 km long. The creek has variety of environments, presenting a coastal marine ecosystem composed of red mangrove areas, salt and white reefs and clear waters, which make it ideal for the practice of diving. The terrestrial vegetation is characterized by the presence of tropical dry forest, which has common species such as Kapok thorny, Mamon of milk, Uvita and the Aceituno. The area is inhabited by mammals such as deer, jaguar, ocelot or bear ants.
Hotel Address: Cinto Beach in the Tayrona National Park, Santa Marta