Destination guide

Head to the lively city of El Rodadero

Come and experience El Rodadero and its live music, festivals and history. This relaxing city is known for its beaches, local tours and parks. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around El Rodadero

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that El Rodadero has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mundo Marino Aquarium (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Blue Well (9 mi / 14.5 km)

Seasonal weather in El Rodadero

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, May, April, June and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in El Rodadero

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, El Rodadero is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rodadero Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Blanca Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Santa Marta Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Rodriguez De Bastidas (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Simon Bolivar Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Bello Horizonte Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around El Rodadero

Fly into Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar), the closest airport, located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around El Rodadero?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 129 holiday lettings around El Rodadero. From 104 flats & apartments to 101 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to El Rodadero?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in El Rodadero:

  • Barrio Centro: 71 holiday homes
  • Mamatoco: 22 holiday homes
  • Bavaria: 28 holiday homes
  • Norte: 58 holiday homes
  • Barrio Miraflores: 42 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to El Rodadero? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in El Rodadero. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nabusimake: 336 holiday lettings
  • Mundo Marino Aquarium: 336 holiday lettings
  • Tayrona National Natural Park: 326 holiday lettings
  • Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino: 325 holiday lettings
  • Concha Bay: 341 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around El Rodadero listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in El Rodadero?

Yes, of course. offers 104 Flats in El Rodadero. Our other popular types of El Rodadero holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 101 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in El Rodadero?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 75 holiday homes with pool available in El Rodadero. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.