Casa Oropendola

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia


In the heart of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, this exclusive villa sits above the clouds amongst the lush mountain range. With views over the Caribbean ocean, the spot is wonderfully unique as it is surrounded by an incredibly diverse eco-system of flora and fauna, created by the cloud forest formations that shelter it.

Key Features

  • Fully staffed including a private chef and an English-speaking host expert in nature and trekking
  • Sleeps 8-10
  • Entertainment room with DVDs and Library
  • Three gourmet meals a day plus snacks, tapas and fresh fruit
  • Access to a helicopter
  • Activities include: nature walks, birdwatching, yoga, trekking, cooking classes and coffee

The beautiful villa has three rooms with sumptuous king- or queen-sized beds and stylish en-suite bathrooms. To extend your party the villa also houses the studio where there are two single beds, sofas and a detached bathroom. The living areas are roomy, making the most of the beach and mountain views. The decking that surrounds the house is the ideal place to read or relax after a day of exciting activity. The cuisine at Oropéndola features Colombian highlights and international elements. Shining a spotlight on local organic products such as coffee, cacao and honey. Enjoy your evening meal from the terrace tasting the fresh, zingy flavours from the products of the forest and gardens that surround you.


A Percentage of profits from Casa Oropéndola and the experiences offered are dedicated to supporting local indigenous communities. The property are also involved in projects to revitalise traditional education, in addition to western education.

Why we love it

Only in this magical spot can you witness the clouds misting over the tops of the mountains rise up, to reveal a breath-taking sunset. A lightshow so vivacious and vibrant, to be enjoyed from the comfort of your very own balcony every evening.

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