Destination guide

The beautiful area of Salento awaits your stay

The forests and mountains create a pretty picture of Salento. This scenic city is known for its hiking, coffeehouses and horseback riding. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Salento

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Salento a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parque De La Vida (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Santa Rosa De Cabal Hot Springs (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Parque Los Arrieros (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • National Coffee Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Recuca (17.2 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Boliz (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Salento

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Salento is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Main Square (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Otún Quimbaya Flora and Fauna Sanctuary (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Parque De La Vida (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Quindio Botanical Garden (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Lake Otun (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • San Vicente Thermal Springs (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Salento

Fly into Armenia (AXM-El Eden), the closest airport, located 19.6 mi (31.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Pereira (PEI-Matecana Intl.), which is 19.9 mi (32 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Salento?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 84 vacation rentals near Salento. From 23 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Salento for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Main Square: 166 vacation rentals
  • Bosques de Cocora: 90 vacation rentals
  • Mariposario Bonita Farm: 106 vacation rentals
  • Pereira Cathedral: 142 vacation rentals
  • Parque Metropolitano del Café Waterpark: 150 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salento 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 Salento?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Houses in Salento. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Salento include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Salento?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Salento. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.