Lago Calima near Cali Colombia an overlooked gem

by Christopher
(U.S.)

Lago Calima view

Lago Calima view

Travelling to colombia over 20 times in the past 5 years , visiting all the major "HOT SPOTS " you have listed including San Andres . I married a calenia in 2005 in Cali and found the jewel of the country overlooked by most all travellers . Lago Calima is northwest of Cali , a pristine lake in the mountains famous for its swiss chalet style architecture , cool temperatures at 5200 ft. , and gentle afternoon winds . The landscape is breathtaking as you travel up the mountain overlooking the valley and you feel the air gradually grow cool . The scenery is a storybook " come to life " . 2 rivers feed the Calima lake at one end and 1 river exits to the pacific ocean on the other . International wind and kite surfing competitions are held there every year . Plenty of water sports and a drive around the lake , its winding roads , cool breezes , and scenic beauty will absolutely put it at the top of your list . That's why I built a house there , I am an american moving to colombia in october 2010 . I have found the caribbean coast much too hot for my liking . When I am at Calima lake outside the small town of Darien I find myself where I wish to be .....

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Feb 29, 2020
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Calima lake
by: Anonymous

I married a beautiful Cali Colombia girl who I met when she was working at my doctors office here in Florida in 2009. We wanted to have a nice Christmas with her family and decided to have it at Lago Calima in 2012. We rented a large modern home overlooking the lake, What a treat, it is everything you said and more. It is a marvelous place to be able to sit out in the late afternoon overlooking the lake and watch the clouds start to slide down the surrounding mountains and watch parrots fly by going into the jungle.We have been back 3 time since then and are considering buying a home there. As you said a true gem.

Aug 26, 2010
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how is the fishing??
by: Anonymous

Are you selling your house?

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