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Hacienda Bambusa is situated in the southern part of Colombia’s coffee region, lying amidst a labyrinth of fruit plantations and guadua bamboo forests. Surrounded by the towering peaks of the Andes, the hacienda is a peaceful retreat in an area of immense natural beauty.
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Within this picturesque hacienda is the main house, which is crafted from bamboo and clay tiles, inspired by the traditional houses dotted throughout the coffee region. There are seven spacious rooms, all offering views of either the pristine pool or the lush hotel gardens. Each room is complete with a private bathroom, a seating area and complimentary Wi-Fi access. All accommodations boast private balconies or terraces with a hammock - the perfect spot to recline and admire the stunning scenery.
The kitchen is run by a private chef and each night she creates a tasting menu, incorporating dishes and foods from the different regions of Colombia. The hacienda raises its own cattle and cultivates everything from cocoa to tangerines to pineapples.
Spend your days exploring the wonders of this beautiful region and enjoy a tour through the Haciendas' cultivations. Led by an expert biologist, you will learn about the growing processes of the produce and will meet many hacienda workers along the way. At the heart of the Coffee Zone is Salento - a bustling market town that is the gateway to the Los Nevados National Park - and it is definitely worth a visit. Adventure activities range from zip lining to paragliding and avid hikers will be in there element here, as the Andes are the perfect place to explore on foot.
Why we love it
Learn about the cultivation of coffee from seed to cup at a nearby coffee farm, Hacienda Bruselas, which only opens its doors to Bambusa's guests.
Will, Original Traveller