Buenaventura is a Colombian district and port, located in the department of Valle del Cauca. It is located on the shores of Buenaventura Bay, located in the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest municipality in the entire Pacific region and the largest in the department of Valle del Cauc...a. Buenaventura was not founded, but was established as a fluvial port. After 300 years, approximately in 1826, was established as a sea port. Buenaventura's main economic revenues are created by port activities (especially coffee exports), fishing, wood industry, mining and tourism.
Travel tips for Buenaventura
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Best time to visit Buenaventura
The best month to travel to Buenaventura is july because they celebrate the traditional festivities of Saint Bonaventure, the patron of the municipality. The inhabitants organize various religious and cultural events such as processions, horseback riding, dances and games.
Climate in Buenaventura
The climate in Buenaventura is tropical. The annual average temperature is 78.98°F (26.1° C). The warmest month is march, with the average temperature of 79.88°F (26.6° C), and the coldest month is october, with the average temperature of 78.1°F (25.6° C). The average annual precipitation is 7328 mm. Even in february, the driest month, there is precipitation. The rainiest month is October, with an average of 897 mm.
The things to do in Buenaventura
Nightlife in Buenaventura
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Where to eat in Buenaventura
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The tourist places to see in Buenaventura are
Nestor Urbano Tenorio Park
Location: # a 2a-104, Cl. 1 #22, Buenaventura Hours: All day Price: Free entrance Park from where you can see the Buenaventura’s bay. It has small shops and restaurants.
The things to do in Buenaventura
Museo Turistico de Buenaventura
Location: a 62c-48, Cl. 11 #62c2, Buenaventura Hours: unknown Price: 5000 COP Museum that exposes the touristic attractions of Buenaventura and provides information about its history.
Typical dishes in Buenaventura
Coconut water mixed with grated coconut, which is then caramelized and used to prepare the rice. The result is a bittersweet rice portion used to accompany other dishes, like fried fish.
Accomodations in Buenaventura
Location: Calle 1 #71-35, Avenida Cabal Pombo, 764503 Buenaventura Price: 34 454 COP Hotel that offers rooms with private bathroom, free WiFi, and some with TV. It also offers free private parking.
Important dates in Buenaventura
Fiestas Patronales de San Buenaventura
Traditional celebration that honors the patron saint of the municipality. There are events such as horseback riding, horse races, dances and games.
Festival Folclorico del Pacifico
Cultural event that promotes the typical and urban music of Buenaventura (as the currulao). Also, they organize the Señorita Litoral beauty contest.
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