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More than a simple hostel, Masaya is a cultural place: a place to gather and to share. .
Discover Santa Marta´s  gastronomy: « costeña »: Coconut rice, banana plantain… the African influence rhythms; the local dance styles… that numerous artists offer you every week to discover their culture and origins.



In February in Santa Marta

Fiestas de la Virgen de La Candelaria

With cumbia, typical dances, bagpipes and of course, the best of the Cartagena gastronomy, in end of January and beginin of February happen the traditional Feast of Our Lady of La Candelaria in Cartagena

Festival Intermunicipal del Folclor

It celebrates the choice of the queen with concerts of folk groups, with collective and individual costume parades and litanies groups and with queens from other municipalities. Galapaen, February

El Sirenato Departamental de la Cumbia

In February in Puerto Colombia "The Departmental Sirenato Cumbia": the election of the Queen with concerts of typical coast music, especially Cumbia.

Fiestas de la virgen de la ponedera

The Festival of the Virgin of the Ponedera consists in presenting orchestras, castles, crazy cows and several games in the evening. Also, there are religious celebrations of the religious figure of the city. In Candelaria, Galapa and Ponedera

Festival del Frito

The Festival of the Virgin of La Candelaria organizes the meeting of the best chefs doing « fritangas » which is a typical meal of the Caribbean coast, offering the traditional flavor of Cartagena.

Our cultural activities

Every day, free cultural activities and guaranteed 100% Colombian !

  • On Sunday
  • On Monday
  • On Tuesday
  • On Wednesday
  • On Thursday
  • On Friday
  • On Saturday

Our cultural activities

Our agenda

greet.Every day on our terrace, free cultural activities and guarantees 100% Caribbean !


Meat and guacamole tonight?

Saturday 07 PM

Free Cooking Class

Arepa, Empanadas o Platanos, you'll learn how to cook like a real Colombian

Monday 07 PM

Learn Salsa !

Dance Class at 8PM on the terrace (totally free!!!)

Tuesday 08 PM

Exceptional live music !

In Masaya at 9PM

Wednesday 09 PM

Cooking Class

Your colombian cooking is required on the terrace at 7PM !

Thursday 07 PM

Chiva party bus !

At 10:30PM from Masaya

Friday 10 PM

Salsa Class

Every Friday, move your body at 8PM !

Friday 08 PM

DJ, Live Music or Party

On Saturdays in Masaya, get ready !

Saturday 08 PM

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Artists, Musicians... We lodge you for free !  In Masaya Hostels, we promote local and international artists. Musicians, singers, photographers, dancers are welcome to exchange their talents for a free night at Masaya Hostels! Contact us!
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