Wakey wakey, it’s time you opened your curtains to the wonders of Colombian beaches. Swap clouds for waves and streets for sands in Punta Gallinas. We’re longing to tell the world about this incredible beach escape. Why? You’ll soon find out.
When it comes to those once-in-a-lifetime destinations, they are usually a little off the beaten track and require a bit of a voyage; but every second of the journey adds to the thrill of your arrival. Like many, Punta Gallinas is utterly worth it. Set in the northern most part of South America, this untouched beach frames the tip of Colombia with its bright blue seas, creamy sands and general atmosphere of tranquillity. But here’s the breath-taking bit… this beach is a slice of the Guajira Dessert. Where the dunes end, Punta Gallinas begins. Picture the steep dessert with rolling sand hills spilling over into the sea. It’s an extraordinary sight and one you won’t find anywhere else in the world.
Travel off the beaten track, along meandering roads and flat plains, past mountains and jungle, over hours, and hours – and at the end of this epic journey you will find a unique setting that is more paradisiacal than you could ever imagine. Undisturbed by other travellers, here’s one of many little Black Tomato secrets for you.