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Top 5 Star Santa Marta Hotels

The 5 Best 5 Star Hotels in Santa Marta, Colombia

Located on the northern end of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, Santa Marta offers a pretty colonial downtown and access to a number of great beaches and natural attractions nearby.  For those looking to treat themselves to a pampered experience in Santa Marta, read on to learn about the best 5-star hotels in Santa Marta, Colombia.

Source: Marriott Resort Playa Dormida
  1. Santa Marta Marriott Resort Playa Dormida
Source: Marriott Resort Playa Dormida

What better way to kick off a list of the best luxury hotels in Santa Marta than a place that includes “sleepy beach” in its name?  The Santa Marta Marriott Resort Playa Dormida is located a bit out of Santa Marta proper, so the only risk here is you may not want to leave the wonderful grounds of the hotel to explore the city!  With gorgeous rooms, a private beach, and a fitness center, this is the perfect place for those looking for luxury accommodations in Santa Marta that will let you escape reality for a bit.  It is also a great choice for couples looking for 5-star hotels in Santa Marta.

  1. Casa de Leda
Source: Casa de Leda

If you’re looking for great 5 stars Santa Marta hotels in the historic city center, Casa de Leda deserves the top of the list.  This hotel located in a beautiful former colonial mansion mixes a classic colonial look with colorful, modern decor.  The rooms are spacious and gorgeous and you’ll find a nice terrace as well as a pool and spa.  The location is so central that many rooms have a view of the city’s Cathedral, making this a great choice for luxury Santa Marta accommodations for those who want to be in the heart of the city.

Source: Casa de Leda
  1. Hotel Boutique Don Pepe
Source: Hotel Boutique Don Pepe
Source: Hotel Boutique Don Pepe

The Hotel Boutique Don Pepe is next on this list of top Santa Marta 5 star hotels.  It is also located in the heart of the historic city center in a former mansion.  You will also find a nice pool here and an overall, relaxed environment, perfect for relaxing in luxury after a day spent exploring Santa Marta and the surroundings.  In a nice touch, the on-site art gallery also frequently features special exhibitions.  You will be sure to love staying at this classy 5-star hotel in Santa Marta.

*If you’re looking for nice accommodations in Santa Marta while saving a few extra pesos, be sure to also see our guides to the best 4 star and best 3-star hotels in Santa Marta. 

  1. Placita Vieja Hotel Boutique Spa
Source: Placita Vieja Hotel
Source: Placita Vieja Hotel

This 5 star Santa Marta hotel may have the best location of all of them.  The Placita Vieja Hotel Boutique Spa is located on the Parque de Los Novios, a plaza located in the historic city center that is a popular hangout spot for locals and visitors alike.  You will find many of Santa Marta’s top restaurants and bars nearby.  There is also a nicely sized pool on-site for a boutique hotel.  In addition, you can pamper yourself at the spa at this top luxury Santa Marta hotel.  The rooms are also plenty pretty and comfortable.

*This location is as good as it gets for access to where to go out.  Be sure to check out our list of the best restaurants, best cafes, and best bars to visit in Santa Marta as well to learn where to go.

  1. Irotama Resort
Source: Irotama Resort

Rounding out this list of the best 5-star hotels in Santa Marta is another beach resort for those looking to get some rest and relaxation outside of town proper.  Irotama Resort has a nice beachfront and 3 beautiful pools.  Their accommodations are also in private bungalows.  That makes this a great choice for where to stay for 5-star accommodations in Santa Marta for those traveling with family or looking for a private romantic getaway.

Source: Irotama Resort

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