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Top Choice Spanish in Minca

Casa d'Antonio

Antonio has recently moved from his hilltop perch to the center of town, and this makes the native Málagan, delicious Spanish-style seafood even more accessible. Do try paella de mariscos or pulpo a la gallega (Gali…
Colombian in Minca

Shagú

The gastronomic high point of Minca can be found inside Minca Ecohabs and is open to all comers. Chef Salvador brings a cosmopolitan touch to the menu, which includes a mind-blowing cazuela de mariscos (seafood stew…
Farm in Minca

Finca La Victoria

Founded in the late-19th century, this family-run coffee plantation offers interesting 40-minute tours (usually available in English) in which the coffee-production process is carefully explained. Upstairs there's a…
International in Minca

Lazy Cat

This expat-run backpacker favorite is a great spot in the center of town for breakfasts (COP$8000-10,000), superb local coffee, smoothies, sandwiches, burgers, quesadillas and wok dishes. There's a lovely balcony ov…
Waterfall in Minca

Cascada de Marinka

This lovely spot is a 1½ hour walk from Minca – or a 10-minute moto-taxi ride (COP$7000) – and is a surprisingly impressive set of two waterfalls, with rather cold bathing pools beneath each. It can get crowded, so …
Farm in Minca

Finca La Candelaria

This small coffee, cacao and fruit farm is a family-run, organic business that visitors are welcome to come and tour to see the various stages of growth, harvest and preparation. Each thematic tour lasts around an h…
Natural Pool in Minca

Pozo Azul

This fun natural pool and small waterfall is a popular sight for locals and tourists alike, though it can get very full on weekends and during high season. It's a 30-minute walk from town: simply continue straight o…
Italian in Minca

Restaurante Santisabella

Serving up delicious Italian dishes with a distinct Colombian influence, this friendly places twinkles with fairy lights after dark and seats guests on a breezy raised terrace. Big salads, creamy pasta dishes and a …