Three hours north of Riohacha, on Cape La Vela, is what is known as The Sugar Pylon (el Pilón de Azúcar), a hill whose summit seems far away, but which can be reached on foot in only 15 minutes. The heights of this small mountain, characterized by its strong bracing winds, features altar to the Virgin of Fatima, as well as an impressive view of the Caribbean Sea.
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Encounter the indigenous Wayúu culture at their settlements. Relax on the beaches of Cabo de La Vela. Take in the sights and sounds of the nature reserves in the area. These are just some of the many enticing options that await travelers at Riohacha.
- Indigenous culture
- A hero of Colombian independence
- Tranquil beaches
- Water sports
- The feast of the pink birds
- In Punta Gallinas
- A touch of the Middle East in the far northern rea
- A desert oasis
- A unique landscape