Northern Colombia: The Reserva Faunal, a former coffee plantation, is in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta near Minca, one of the areas with most endemics in the neotropical region. Within reserve around 150 species have been recorded, 4 of them endemic. In the area around the reserve 300 species have been recorded, with up to 20 mammal species.
There are rooms, cabins and a camping area for nature-lovers, as well as trails into the woods with spectacular feeding stations and hides where you can observe birds and mammals. Up to 30 species of bird visit the feeders. Prices range between 25,000cop for a single and 35,000cop for a double.
The owners also organise and guide excursions into the surrounding area of Minca, El Dorado bird reserve, San Lorenzo, Parque Trayona, Parque Flamenos and other places of ornithological importance. They also organise night safaris where you can easily see anteaters, armadillos, polecats, opossums and more.