La Casa de Jeronimo, Vacation Home, is a family’s dream made reality. It’s a place of reunion, a place to regain love and affections, rekindle relationships, and reminisce about the things time left behind.
Our vacation home was created with a vision to offer a comfortable and peaceful destination. It is a special place that offers a friendly and casual atmosphere for people that love privacy. The tranquil gardens and beautiful guestrooms are the perfect setting for peace and quiet for you to unwind.
We invite you to visit Salento, nestled in the Andes Mountain range. Here you will find a restorative experience and you will leave with memories of a place for people with similar sensibilities, that share the same search for beautiful scenery. Let yourself be immersed in its local culture and traditions.
Salento is part of the Paisaje Cultural Cafetero, or the Natural Scenic Coffee Landscape, declared by UNESCO as part of the World’s Cultural Heritage in 2011. This area is part of an ecosystem of Bosque de Niebla or Misty Mountain Rainforrest with its characteristic flora and fauna, many of which are on the endangered species lists. We welcome you to a land that is full of beauty and mystery. We invite you to learn about the hard working campesino or rural cowboy and most of all to relax surrounded by the majestic Andes Mountains.
La Casa de Jerónimo Vacation Home is:
Our Posada – Vacation Home is located within steps of the magnificent Mirador of Salento, a scenic overlook that offers stunning views of the Cocora Valley. The Valley is traversed by the Rio Quindío with its rocky riverbed and flowing whitewater, which travels through the breathtaking mountainous landscape. The center of town is an easy walk from our house.
The rustic country style of the House has architectural Spanish influences, but maintaining the essence of the typical homes of the region. The classic construction, with its wide hallways, chambranas, wooden columns and balconies has remained intact throughout the years. Our Vacation Home was designed keeping in the same tradition, paying great attention to detail, using black & pink cedar from the region. This led to our beautiful and intricate carvings, and unique & traditional woodwork on our windows, shutter and baseboards.
Our Vacation Home offers a few different options to accommodate your stay:
On the first floor of the property we offer 3 comfortable rooms with both double and single beds, and soft lush linens. All rooms have their own private bathroom with hot water. The rooms have large windows with views that overlook the town and the Mountains. We offer single or double occupancy; we cater to the single traveler, as well as couples or families. These rooms are listed individually on Airbnb (see link below). The first floor rooms are independent from the house. The gardens are accessible to first floor guests, only if there are no guests staying in the second floor. There is a fully equipped kitchen available for our guests to use.
The second floor of the property has 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, living room with TV & fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, attic, gardens and balconies. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for advice on how to make the most of your stay and how to best take advantage of the spaces available.
*Check in times are from 9 to 4 pm: If you are not able to arrive during these times, you must message us BEFORE booking your stay to make sure someone is available to check you in.
You must also acknowledge
-Must climb stairs – One flight of stairs to access the main entrance with access to the private rooms located on the first floor. A second flight of stairs is available to access the main house on the second floor.
-Potential for noise – Salento has a lively nightlife during the holidays. However, our house is about 3-4 blocks from the Plaza, which is the noisiest part of the town.
-Surveillance or recording devices on property – Only in common areas to ensure our guests’ privacy.
We offer our guests personalized attention, warm & friendly service. We respect your privacy and are never intrusive. The administrator is available to help you throughout your stay. You are also able to reach the host at any time. At La Casa de Jeronimo – Vacation Home, we make it our mission to be very welcoming to our guests. We strive for customer satisfaction built upon personal relationships, unparalleled service and attention to detail. Our Vacation Home, is a very tranquil & ample place. We are sure you will love your stay!
Our stay in La Posada and the customer service received from Eddy Rodriguez has been wonderful. Thank you so much, you made us feel at home.
Sincerely, Guido Cadelo & Marta Buitrago. PS. We will return, no doubt! Thanks again.
We stayed at the Posada for 3 days and we loved it! Here are some of the reasons:
– Excellent customer service (Eddy),
– Very Peaceful,
– Great Location,
– Delicious breakfast.
We congratulate La Posada for a job well done, we will definitely recommend it to our friends and family back home in Envigado. Thanks again.
Good Morning, I would like to thank you for the caring and attentive customer service we received from the administrator Eddy Rodriguez. It was very restoring to stay in such peaceful accommodations. Great customer service.
Karen Beltran & Camilo Suarez.
La Casa de Jeronimo, Vacation Home, is located in Salento, Quindío, 20km from the city of Armenia in the Quindío Department and 28 km from Pereira in the Risaralda Department.
It is very easy to get to Salento either from Armenia or Pereira by taking the Coffee Highway (Autopista del Cafe) that joins the two cities. About halfway there are signs that indicate the exit that leads to Salento.
If you are planning to arrive by bus, a small bus or ‘ buseta’ can be taken from the Transport Terminal from Pereira at the following times 6:50am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 4:30pm (US$ 3.50); or from Armenia where they depart to Salento every 20 minutes (US$ 2.00). During Weekends and festivities the buses are more frequent.
If you arrive by plane, once at the Armenia or Pereira Airport you can take a taxi (US$15.00) to the Transportation terminal. From there you can take a bus directly to Salento.
The Guest also has the option to take a taxi to Salento. The approximate cost from El Eden Airport in Armenia to Salento is $110.000 pesos (US$ 40.00); from the Matecaña. Airport in Pereira the cost is around $130.000 pesos (US$ 49.00).
We would love to hear from you, we are here to assist you in any way we can. If you have any questions or if you would like us to arrange your transportation to Salento please do not hesitate to ask. We have trustworthy drivers that frequently pick up our guests and we would be glad to assist you with any of your transportation needs.
*Please note that the prices quoted above are approximate and fluctuate according to the exchange rate*
Sites and activities
The area in the Andes Mountains where our Vacation House is located offers many activities for you to explore during your stay. We can recommend several local outfitters or a private guide to plan your perfect outing. There are plenty of things to do whether you are on the adventurous side or if you plan to take it easy. There are many traditional & folkloric towns nearby worth exploring. Here are some of the wonderful places you can visit, and keep in mind that our friendly staff can help you with specific requests or with a custom outing: Nature and Adventure Tourism, Hiking and Trekking, Horseback riding, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Paragliding, Bird watching, Camping.
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Cancel up to 5 days before check in and get a full refund (minus service fees). Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded. Service fees are refunded when cancellation happens before check in and within 48 hours of booking. Please contact us if you should have any questions regarding our cancellation policy.
La Casa de Jeronimo, Posada – Vacation Home, is a place for rest and relaxation, but we are also committed to promoting social responsibility. We actively engage the community to promote education, we also advocate for the respect and protection of children and teenagers, to prevent their abuse and sexual exploitation. As Stated in Law 1336 of 2009.
We also educate young girls about their responsibility in the prevention of unwanted pregnancies and disease. We collect clothing and shoes and distribute these items to the less fortunate.
Our Posada – Vacation Home, is committed to protecting the earth by creating an ECO-consciousness in our staff, travelers and the local population. Through our Natural Sanctuary “San Pacho”, registered with the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, and located 2370m above sea level, we aim to conserve and protect the diverse flora and fauna that belong to the Wet Mountain Forest, part of the high river basin of the Quindío River.
As Stated in Law 5 of 1999; Law 103 of 1991 and its Decree 904 of 1941; Law 397 of 1997 and its Decree 833 of 2002; Law of 1185 of 2008.