Welcome to Casas Viejas by Masaya, a singular peaceful hostel designed for worldwide travelers and nature lovers who are looking for an immersive and revitalizing experience into the beautiful green mountains of the Sierra Nevada. Our lodge is located in Finca La Victoria, a 500-hectares coffee farm founded in 1892, one of the oldest in Colombia.
In a few years only, Minca has quickly become a must destination in Colombia. With a more temperate weather than its neighbor Santa Marta, this little and colorful town is the entrance gate to the natural treasures of the Sierra Nevada. Minca is famous for its abundant biodiversity and indigenous cultural heritage. With its numerous waterfalls, coffee plantations or birdwatching paths, Minca is a real green paradise for nature lovers or travelers looking for an alternative to the crowded beaches of Cartagena, Santa Marta or Palomino.
Restaurant & Bar
Activities and events
We are currently working on our daily activities program you’ll enjoy during your stay with us; from yoga classes to start your day with the best vibes to local talent gigs to animate your nights.
EVERY option so that you can enjoy the best and most varied programmation in each destination.
Escape the ordinary with one of our signature cocktails during happy hour, start your day with our exquisite and ritual breakfast, or savor the night with our original snacks and food menu.
We are currently working on our local partners network to offer you’re the best recommendations in Minca: coffee shops, bars, restaurants, tattoo & barber shop and much more.
WHERE ARE WE
HOW TO GET HERE?
Directly from Santa Marta or airport to Casas Viejas
You can hire a private 4×4 jeep for 130.000 COP for up to 4 people, or 30.000 COP/person for 5 people or more. From Santa Marta Airport 150.000 COP for up to 4 people. You can book it directly with our driver Wilmer by phone/WhatsApp : +57 318 814 22 58 (Spanish).
From Santa Marta to Minca
Public transportation: From the central market, take a ‘colectivo’ jeep (4×4, can take from 6 to 8 passengers) for 8.000 COP/person (40 min)
Taxi: By yellow cab from Santa Marta center for 50.000 COP (30min)
From Minca to Casas Viejas
Mototaxi: Take a mototaxi directly to Casas Viejas (20.000 COP) or get off at the entrance of Finca La Victoria (15.000 COP) and then walk up the path behind the brewery for 20 minutes.
Jeep 4×4: for 100.000 COP for up to 4 people, or 20.000 COP/person for 5 people or more. You can book it directly with our driver Wilmer by phone/WhatsApp : +57 318 814 22 58 (Spanish)
By walk: about 2 hours.
Finca cafetera, La Victoria, Minca
+57 321 523 76 13