Laguna de Guatape
Laguna de Guatape
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  • Berrío Park • 5 min walk
  • Prado • 6 min walk

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Jasmine38Chichester UK
Chichester, UK1,953 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Such a lovely area. Best seen from the top of El Penol. We also took a one hour boat tour on the lake around some of the islands but you don't really appreciate how beautiful the place is at eye level. Also as the commentary was only in Spanish we struggled to understand it.
Written February 9, 2024
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Abovetheclouds
2,489 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Business
This is a must! The best way to do it is a day tour from Medellin. Most tours do the same combining the Rock of Guatapé, El Peñol, or El Peñón de Guatapé, a visit to the town of Guatapé and a boat ride on Laguna Guatapé. Such a great day. The Rock is not that difficult to climb. Just take your time. I did it in twenty minutes at a reasonable pace stopping to rest and take in the views along the way up. Coming down was easier. The town of Guatapé is so colourful and pretty. Yes it is touristy but still nice. The boat ride on Laguna Guatapé is around fifty minutes and very relaxing with the scenery. It can get hot if you sit on the top deck. Our boat had music and you could purchase drinks too. We left Medellin around 07:00 in the morning and were back by 17:30. If you can, go on a Sunday as a lot of things are closed in Medellin on a Sunday and the town is pretty dead. Guatapé was buzzing!
Written August 27, 2023
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Lily W
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
we took the trip on boat also and was very relax to enjoy the view. There was a funny Trovador that we enjoy on the boat.
I wish the bathroom were more clean, my only concern.
Written August 17, 2023
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leonardogm30
Bogota, Colombia73 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
I liked to climb the rock, do the tour in the lake, and have lunch at a restaurant near the lake. Nice views and exercise.
Written March 6, 2023
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Sarah R
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Hard climb but worth the work. Bring your walking shoes and camera and when you get to the top take a breath, have a beer, and enjoy the views
Written March 6, 2023
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Jason F
Medellin, Colombia262 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
I am so happy I took the time to see this place! I did climb the many steps to the top but it was well worth it. I really added a lot of great photos to my trip. The sights are stunning. The memories are forever.
Written March 2, 2023
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Rebecca M
Pomona, California, USA95 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
This was a great day trip. Guatatepe was great but the lagunas were so beautiful. There are little shops and restaurants that overlook the area.
Written January 28, 2023
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Rowan H
Cairns, Australia1,380 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
My partner and I recently did guatape and La powers as a day trip from Medellin.

So basically what’s happened here is that around 3 months ago there was a landslide on the main road between marinilla and guatape. In traditional Colombian style they’ve ripped up the entire road and are trying to fix it. But this means the road is closed in both directions.

To get around the road block buses are either doing a giant detour through santuario and it’s adjacent muddy single lane mountain roads or are getting people to jump out, walk through the road block and get in a bus on the other side.

The wash up of all this is that it causes significant delays.

When we did it on the 6/12/2022 we left our hostel at 0800 and didn’t get to La piedra until 1315, with the bus trip taking 4 hours. Similar story back. In the end we lost so much time we were only able to hike La piedra and not continue onto guatape. We spent 9 hours travelling (including transfers to and from the bus station and waiting times for often late buses) and only 2 hours at the site itself.

I think until they fix the road don’t bother trying to attempt this independently. It might be better as a tour given that they sort out logistics and you don’t waste your time waiting on buses but be ready to spend a lot of time on the road.
Written December 7, 2022
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wanderlust876
Kingston, Jamaica11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
The steps are no joke but pace yourself. It was well worth the trip so beautiful! It is a few hours from Medellin and visiting the local town and seeing the beautiful art and people and architecture made this well worth it all
Written November 20, 2022
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soycolombiano
Cali, Colombia365 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
This is a nice and pretty place to visit while in Antioquia or Medellin (take a tour or drive there); the town is a very traditional Colombian town with beautiful people and great views as well as plenty restaurants and a lot of things to do.
Written October 4, 2022
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