A a variety of accommodation types are available at the beachfront Irotama Resort, and the diversity of guest rooms is only matched by the numerous activities and recreational areas of the property. The luscious grounds of the resort house villas, bungalows, more rustic cabins, and larger apartment blocks with everything from suites to multi-bedroom apartments. All bright and airy guest units are air-conditioned and decorated in a bright Caribbean style with bamboo and wood furniture, and come with tropically colored bedding, flat-screen televisions with cable channels, free Wi-Fi, and balconies. The taller buildings have views out to the sea while the villas and other house-like accommodations have views of the gardens.
Guest suites have seating areas inside the rooms, and the larger apart-suites and villas have separate sitting and dining areas. Complimentary resort amenities include: daily housekeeping services, tour agency, car rental, lounge with television and computers, mini market, internal transportation buses, and an airport shuttle service. Adult and children's activities are organized throughout the day and include beach volleyball, snorkeling excursions, and scuba lessons in one of the four swimming pools. There is a gym where guests can exercise independently or take part in a class, and tennis courts and a golf course providing further recreation opportunities. Massages and other treatments can be booked at the spa, and there is a Jacuzzi and sauna.
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The resort occupies a long stretch of beach between the Santa Marta airport (5 minutes from the accommodations) and El Rodadero, providing it with leafy gardens and white sand. Although the resort contains a variety of stores, further possibilities for pharmacies, banks and other conveniences can be found in El Rodadero 10 minutes away.
The Santa Marta historic center is 20 minutes from the property by car, and holds many interesting sites such as the Casa de la Aduana and Catedral de Santa Marta. The Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino where Simon Bolivar spent his last days, is 20 minutes from the resort by car. Parque Natural Tayrona is 45 minutes from the hotel, and is a lovely place to spend a day exploring untouched beaches and rainforest.
Food & Beverage
With 13 dining options ranging from elegant restaurants to casual snack bars, the resort offers something for everyone. Barra Viva is one of the more formal restaurants, and serves Caribbean fusion cuisine with live music providing an atmospheric backdrop. Chiaro di Luna is in another part of the resort and offers Italian food in an open air ambience, while Luruaco on the beach serves delicious seafood.
Orihueco is a snack bar serving fresh fruits and juices, and Bar Yuluka is one of three bars serving drinks and snacks all day. Many of the apart-suites in the high-rise buildings have their own kitchens, so guests can buy ingredients in the mini-market and prepare their own food. Room service is also available from some of the restaurants.
How To Get There
Take the Rodadero-Cruce Alcatraces road towards El Rodadero, and the hotel will be 1.5 miles down the road on the left.
Amenities & Services
General:Daily Newspapers, Restaurant, Breakfast, Cable/Satellite TV, Poolside Bar, Snack Bar, Beach Bar, Ground-Floor Terrace, Patio, Nightclub, Lounge Area, Newsstand, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, On-Site Gift/Souvenir Shop(s), On-Site Parking (free), On-Property Lake, Ice Cream Parlor, Elevator, On-Site Convenience Store(s), Garden, Coffee Shop, 24-Hour Security, On-Site Fashion Boutique(s), Facilities For Disabled Guests, Doorman/Bell Hop, Pizzeria, 24-Hour Front Desk, Family Friendly, Bistro, Lobby Bar, Air Conditioning.
Services:Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Wake-Up Service, Surfboard/Wetsuit Rental, In-House Car Rental, Taxi Service, Ticket Service, Medical Assistance, Butler, Ironing Service, Travel Desk, Photocopying, Babysitting, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Creche/Nursery Room, Fax, Concierge Service, Dry Cleaning, Shoeshine Service, On-Site ATM, Scuba Equipment Rental, Currency Exchange, Room Service, Airport Transfer, Luggage Storage, Tours and Excursions, Business Center, Computers with Internet Connection, In-Room Safety Deposit Boxes, Interpreting Service, Secretarial Services, Laundry Service, Shuttle Service to Local Attractions.
On-Site Activities:Sun Loungers, Picnic Area, Spa & Wellness Center, Hair Salon, Entertainment and Activities for Children, Children's Playground, Beach Volleyball, Tennis Court, Aerobics, Children's Pool, Aqua Gym, Sports Field, Water Park, Hammocks, Gym, Live Music, Massage Service, Marina, Water Slide, Beauty Parlor, Swim-Up Bar, Billiards, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Sun Deck, Sauna, Steam Bath, Entertainment Program for Adults, Hot Tub, Ping-Pong.
Nearby Attractions:Scuba Diving, Canoeing/Kayaking, Snorkeling, Nightlife, Fishing, Gastronomy, Surfing, Bird Watching, Golf Course, Botanical Garden, Swimming, Hiking, Sailing, Cycling, Jet Skiing, Beach, Boating, Tropical Forest, Scuba Diving Courses.
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