The SpaceThe owners are Kati from Riohacha (ask her everything about La Guajira) and Johi from Austria, we have both lived in several countries and speak English, German and Spanish fluently.
We offer two dorms and one private room. The four-bed dorm and the private share a bathroom, the dorm with eight beds got it's own bathroom. All rooms are equipped with fans.
In front of the Hostel is a small terrace, inside you will find a chill-out corner where you can make yourself comfortable, a bar, a well equipped kitchen (cooker, big fridge, sandwich maker, microwave, coffee cooker etc.), a dining area and a small patio with a hammock. The furniture was made by Katy and Johi and consists of recycled pallets and cable rolls.
You will find free 20 Mbit/s internet everywhere in the hostel.
Bona Vida Hostel Policies & Conditions:
Check in from 1.00 pm.
Check out until 11 am.
Payment types: upon arrival by cash.
Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.
Reception time hours from 6 am to 11:00 pm. After this hour, please communicate your arrival time.
Please be aware that minors are not allowed at the hostel. Guest AccessGuests can access the whole property. Interaction with GuestsThe owners will be there to help you prepare your trip to Cabo de la Vela and to make sure that everybody feels happy. The NeighborhoodThe best located hostel in Riohacha. We're just a footstep away from the beach, the nicest restaurants, bars, shops and banks. Getting AroundFrom the airport:
Walking (37 min.) Take the main street (Avenida de los estudiantes) straight to the beach, then take the first right and second left. You will find us at the end of the block.
Taxi 8 min. and charges 8,000 COP
From the bus station:
Walking (18 min.) Take Carrera 11 direction beach, when you pass Calle 7 (also called Calle Ancha), you will see a cementary on the left and the Sea ahead. Look for a bar called La Sede on the right and take that same street of the bar to the right. You will find us at the end of that block on the left.
Taxi 5 min. charges 5,000 COP
Coming by car from Santa Marta / Palomino:
You will enter Riohacha on Calle 15, when you reach the second traffic light (first is a big éxito shopping center) at a big crossing, go to the left on Carrera 15 and follow the street all the way to the beach, take the first street to the right and then the second to the left, you will find us at the end of the block on the left side.
From the cathedral walk direction park (main square of Riohacha) and take the third street from the beach. After one block you will find us on the right side. Look for a big wooden 'BONA VIDA HOSTEL' sign in orange and blue. Other Things to NoteFree breakfast, coffee and tea.