Riohacha attractions

Nature Reserve in Riohacha

Santuario de Fauna y Flora Los Flamencos

Pink flamingos inhabit this tranquil, 700-hectare nature preserve in great numbers: up to 10,000 in the wet season (usually September through December). Groups of up to 2000 birds can usually be seen in one of the p…
Pier in Riohacha

Camellón de Riohacha

Built in 1937, this impressive wooden pier is lovely for a stroll late in the day.
Square in Riohacha

Parque José Prudencio Padilla

This large public square in the center of town has benches and some much needed shade.
Street in Riohacha


The boardwalk along the seafront and beach is a popular place for an evening stroll.
Church in Riohacha

Catedral de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios

The main church of Riohacha, completed in 1852, sits on its main square.