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About Necocli

Necoclí is a colombian municipality located in the Department of Antioquia, located at the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and near the Caribbean Sea. It was founded in an area previously occupied by the Kunas and has an ample heritage and influence from the cultural tradition of this culture.The city was for a long time the entrance to the Antioquia area for the spaniards. According to the legend, one tired and t...hirsty traveler arrived to the area in search for water, but locals replied “Ni “coclí” había por allí” (“you won’t even find “cocli” there”), being cocli a very popular beverage in the region; and the name derives from there.Nowadays Necoclí is a city known for its production of bananas and coconuts, and is an attractive destination due to its ample beaches, which draw both national and international visitors.
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Travel tips for Necocli

If you have planned to move around the regions in Colombia, you might be asked to have the yellow fever vaccine. Other vaccines that you should consider -in case you travel to rainforest areas- are the tetanus vaccine and the hepatitis A/B.The elec...tric current kind used in Colombia is 110-volt AC (110 V), with a frequence of 60 Hz. We recommend you to have a plug adapter if you travel to places that use other voltage to avoid that the electronic devices suffer a short-circuit and don't work.
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Necocli weather

Best time to visit Necocli

The best time to visit Necoclí is during summer, so you can get the most out of the caribbean beaches nearby.

Climate in Necocli

Necoclí is located by the shores of the Caribean sea. Its temperature is high and the climate is tropical. It has an annual average temperature of 82.4°F, and an average precipitation of 2036mm.

The things to do in Necocli

Accomodations in Necocli

Casa Hotel las Palmas
Location: Carrera 50 # 43-06, 057870
Price: Starting at 49 000 COP
Casa Hotel las Palmas offers free WiFi and welcomes pets. It has a terrace, a view of the garden and bar, and have private parking. All rooms have private bathroom with showers and TV’s.
Hotel Punta del Águila
Location: cll 50 n 46 10, 057870
Price: Starting at 53 000 COP
Hotel Punta del Águila offers comfortable lodgings with air conditioning, TV and private bathroom, and has an excellent location within Necoclí. It has WiFi and private parking, and the reception is open all 24 hours of the day.

Important dates in Necocli

Carnival of the Summer and Contest of Dancing Couples(August)Carnival during which a dancing contest is held and couples take part in a tournament that rates them on their proficiency on cumbia and porro paletiao, as well as other rythms of the Atlantic Coast. On top of that, other musical concerts and held through the city, which in turn generate a festive mood in town.
National Bullerengue Feast(October 12th)This feast is celebrated on Columbus Day. It seeks to reinforce the musical folklore of the region, and one of the manifestations of this folklore is the Bullerengue dance.
Popular Feasts of the Coconut and Corralejas(6th of January)Celebrated during the Three Kings Day, the feast of the Coconut, which once was the flagship product of Necoclí. The celebration involves corralejas, riding, tournament sports and several other cultural activities.