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 accommodations 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 vacation around warm-weather activities, May, April, June and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in El Rodadero

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center.

Can I find a vacation rental around El Rodadero?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 128 vacation rentals near El Rodadero. From 19 Houses to 101 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near El Rodadero for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in El Rodadero:

  • Taganga: 19 vacation rentals
  • Mamatoco: 28 vacation rentals
  • Bavaria: 29 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Centro: 84 vacation rentals
  • Pueblito: 71 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to El Rodadero?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in El Rodadero. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rodadero Beach: 328 vacation rentals
  • Mundo Marino Aquarium: 328 vacation rentals
  • Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona: 330 vacation rentals
  • Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino: 329 vacation rentals
  • Taganga Beach: 329 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in El Rodadero?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses in El Rodadero. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Rodadero include:

  • Studios: 101 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 104 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in El Rodadero?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 79 vacation rentals with pool available in El Rodadero. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.