Pacific

Bahía solano, Chocó

The Pacific

An area rich in biodiversity

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The Pacific is sea and jungle

An ocean of wealth The Pacific lends its name to this region of western Colombia where black sand beaches are ideal for walks and for activities such as diving and whale watching

Biodiversity
Biodiversity

Divers in Malpelo and Gorgona understand the magnitude of biological wealth in our Pacific region; Nuquí, Bahia Solano and Utría are home to humpback whales and leatherback turtles.

Diving in the Pacific
Music
Music

The African roots of music played on instruments like the marimba chonta the guasá cununo are fundamental to the culture in the central Pacific where Currulao, bunde, the Juga and salsa all mix together.

An ancient tradition
Cuisine
Cuisine

The orange chontaduro fruit is characteristic of the Pacific, a region where stew, the lulada (a drink based on lulo) chicken and blancmange (a sweet made with milk) can be enjoyed.

Blancmange

REGION DESTINATIONS

Playa El almejal, Bahía Solano

Chocó

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Estatua y mirador de Sebastían de Belalcazar, Cali

Cali

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Catedral de Popayán, Popayán 

Popayán

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Laguna de la Cocha, Pasto

Pasto

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Foto por: Página Oficial pueblos patrimonio de Colombia

Buga

From the terrace of the Basilica of the Lord of Miracles in Buga, the view of the neat rows of tile roofs confirms...