Comfortable accommodation that fits your need – private rooms as well as a dormitory at affordable prices. Our hotel is the right choice for families, groups or backpackers.
Very friendly staff supporting you with the organization of tours to “Serrania de la Macarena”, the national park in which Caño Cristales is located.
La Macarena is located in a rural and less developed part of Colombia. However getting here is easy – check out the best travel options coming from Bogota or Villavicencio.
Welcome to Hotel San Nicolas
Bienvenidos a La Macarena, Colombia
We are a family-run hotel in the cozy town of La Macarena, Colombia – the meeting place for adventurers who want to explore and enjoy the unique beauty of Cano Cristales and the Guayabero River. If you are looking for a place where you can find yourself happy in every morning, lay back and admire the surrounding of nature, you are invited to stay with us.
The Hotel San Nicolas is located just 3 blocks from the airport of La Macarena, and 6 blocks from the Guayabero river – one of the few places in South America that has not been overrun with tourists.
About Cano Cristales
Cano Cristales is a Colombian river located in the National Park Serrania de La Macarena nearby the city of La Macarena. Due to its outstanding appearence and unique striking colours it gained its fame as “colombias liquid rainbow”, “the river of five colors” or “river that ran away from paradise”.
During certain months of the year the river floor of Colombia’s Cano Cristales turns into a multicoloured ground of bright red, green, orange, purple and blue. The unique colour is caused by great quantities of an excepcional aquatic plant covered with cristal clear water and surrounded by impressive rock formations.
Nature walks, horse riding and swimming in the Cano Cristales River, as well as sport fishing in the Guayabero River, are just a few of the activities La Macarena has to offer.