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Hotel Akawanka Lodge, San Agustin

A rocking chair on a wooden deck, overlooking beautiful natural gardens. A simply furnished yet supremely comfortable bedroom. A restaurant serving home cooked dishes prepared using produce from the lodge’s own gardens and orchard. Akawanka Lodge is not what you would call swanky, but it is a wonderful place to stay.

Especially if, on your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Colombia, you want to be able to explore the countryside, absorb the local lifestyle and take a step back into the ancient history of this fascinating country. At Akawanka you’re a 10 minute drive from a principal archaeological park, with no less than eight prime archaeological sites within a few kilometres. You’re also surrounded by stunning nature trails, forests and mountains – just made for exploring by mountain bike.

Hotel Akawanka Lodge, at a glance

  • Rustic, traditional lodge with excellent eco credentials
  • Choice of generously-sized rooms with simple but extremely comfortable furnishings
  • Rustic style décor using natural and eco-aware materials
  • Private en suite bathrooms, hand painted with ancient mystic symbols
  • Wooden balconies overlooking the gardens and surrounding countryside
  • Casual, charming restaurant serving regional food as well as Creole, international and vegetarian dishes
  • Café boasting the best coffee in the world

For leisure and pleasure

  • Outdoor gym and fitness programmes
  • Hiking along country paths that display and preserve the region’s ecological and environmental wealth
  • Presentations given by local artists, musicians and dancers in traditional costume
  • Mountain biking through valleys, forests and deserts
  • Rafting and canoeing
  • Visits to the Archaeological Park and ancient sites
  • Tours to the Mortino Falls and the Hills of the Idols, Las Guacas, Mortino
  • We come back to you because we can rely on you and know that you won't leave us on the other side of the world in the hands of people who don't care!

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    JR, Nepal & Bhutan - December 2019