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About Valledupar

Nestled in the Northern most tip of Columbia, Valledupar sits between mountains and rivers and is considered the to be the capital of Vallenato music. Every year Valledupar holds the Vallenato Legend Festival and hosts some of the greatest names in the genre. Renowned for its beautiful colonial buildings, the city is also surrounded by stunning countryside with snowy peaks as a backdrop. With a relatively stable year round temperature around the 30-degree mark, there’s no bad time to visit but avoid May and October if you don’t want a spot of rain. We’ve selected the best places to stay in Valledupar to soak up the culture, explore the wilderness and bask in the heat!

What not to miss:

Plaza Alfonso Lopez Valledupar - Visit the monument in this picturesque square and if you’re lucky enough to be there in January, bask in the light decorations the city prides itself on!

Nabusimake - Visit this traditional village just outside the city. The drive isn’t the easiest but it’s well worth the trip!

Atanquez - Another indigenous rural village. Accessible by car, go to see the traditional architecture and pick up a gift from one of the three bag shops!

Balneario Hurtado - Relax by the river with drinks and a bite to eat, and if you get to hot why not jump in! A great escape from the midday heat.

And for the best places to stay in Valledupar:

For a central location

  • Casa Rosalia is a chic boutique hotel located in the heart of the city. It’s hard to tell you’re in a city at all though as the beautiful leafy garden gives the hotel a rural feel. There’s also a great outdoor pool to cool off in after a day roaming around the city! A romantic spot ideal for couples.

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    Best Hotels in Valledupar

    • Casa Rosalia 5 rooms from £66

      10 -10 Valledupar

      A boutique hotel set in tranquil leafy gardens in the lively city of Valledupar. Chic white washed rooms feature exposed beams, plenty of light and some even have hammocks strung up. A stunning outdoor pool is the ideal for soaking up some sun. A serene spot to explore the region from.

      Local exploring  -  Well located with easy access to both the city's sights and activities in the surrounding countryside.
      Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool.
      Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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