Please find below answers to frequently asked questions

Located in a temperate zone in the Andes mountains (elevation 2200 – 2600 m), flowers are in bloom every day and Cannúa enjoys year-round spring and summer like weather.

November to January and July to September are generally drier and warmer. February to May and October and November are considered the rainy seasons and are slightly cooler, though there are still plenty of warm, sunny days.

We want our guests to get out and explore, so we recommend you bring a good pair of hiking boots and comfortable clothes for during the day. Due to our elevation, the sun can feel quite intense so we suggest sunblock and a hat as well. The evenings can get cool, so a sweater or jacket are appropriate. It can rain even when we are not in the rainy season, and while we provide umbrellas and ponchos, you may want to bring a rain jacket. And while bugs aren’t a major problem due to our elevation, a natural bug spray may be useful.
We do ask guests to use natural, biodegradable skin and hair care products to the extent possible as these are easier for our water treatment system to process.
Most travelers to Colombia will only need routine vaccines as well as vaccines for tetanus, typhoid and hepatitis A. Travelers coming from certain countries may be required to have a yellow fever vaccination. For up-to-date information, we recommend you visit the website of the CDCNational Travel Health Network and Centre,or your own country´s health system and that you consult with your physician.
Cannúa is located in a rural area in the township of Marinilla, which is located in Eastern Antioquia, Colombia.
We are 90 minutes from Medellin and 45 minutes from José María Cordova International Airport (MDE). ​
we highly recommend you contact us to arrange pick up at the airport or in Medellin. We work with reliable transport providers to ensure a comfortable and safe ride.
Yes, we welcome families. Children under 12 stay free if sharing a room with a parent. Maximum one child per standard or deluxe room or cabaña and two children per deluxe cabaña. Includes breakfast.
Our Cabaña Deluxe can fit a family of four with a king size bed in the loft sleeping area and two twin beds in the lower level.
Couples love Cannúa. We are happy to help you plan your visit with your special someone!

We have one deluxe room that is fully designed for those with reduced mobility.

We recommend at least three nights to have a chance to fully enjoy the Cannúa experience.
For informaiton on what to do in and around Cannúa, please visit Things to Do.
Cannúa is a 20 minute drive from Marinilla.
We can arrange transport to visit Marinilla and other local towns so you can experience the life and culture of Eastern Antioquia without needing a rental car.

Due to temperate climate and our design with compressed earth blocks which help regulate the temperature, we do not have air conditioners in the rooms or cabañas.
We do have space heaters available in case the night time gets a bit chilly.

Wifi is available in the public areas of the main building, in the rooms and in all cabañas.

Due to biosecurity protocols related to the Covid-19 outbreak, we are not able to offer laundry service at this time. 

Yes, you can book tours in advance. Please contact us at [email protected] or *57 311 609 9237.

We can accommodate your special dietary requirements. Please contact us at [email protected] or *57 311 609 9237.

We provide potable water in all rooms and cabañas.
Cannúa is set in a protected forest in an incredibly biodiverse ecosystem,, so you can expect to see a wide variety of interesting and notable insects. Most do not bite or sting and due to our elevation there is almost no risk of malaria or other mosquito-born diseases.
You will have an opportunity to see upwards of 90 bird species that have been identified to date, several small mammal species (mostly nocturnal), and an incredible variety of butterflies and other insects.
  • Free cancellation up to 7 days before arrival date.
  • An advance, non-refundable payment will be made 50% of the total price during the 7 days before the date of arrival.
  • No refunds will be given in the event of no-show or for any unused services.
  • Cancellations must be received by email and will take effect from the date they are received at [email protected].
Check in time is 3 pm and checkout time is 11 am.
You can pay be credit card or in cash in local currency. Local currency is not needed at Cannúa if you are paying by credit card, but you will want to have some Colombian pesos on hand for visits to local pueblos.
Tipping is purely optional.
All of our indoor spaces are smoke free. There are designated spaces outdoors for smoking.

Cannúa is independently owned and operated by Caimo Collection S.A.S.