Amakuna Travel

Amakuna Luxury Travel Colombia

Destinations

Cartagena

Coffee Region

Bogota

Medellin

Tayrona

Off The Beaten Path

Itineraries

The Jewel of the Caribbean

(4 nights)

Best of Colombia

(8 nights)

Magical Colombia

(14 nights)

Authentic Colombia

(21 nights)

About
Amakuna

CURATING luxury
vacations in Colombia

Founded in 2014 on Marc Beale’s and Boris Seckovic’s passion to showcase Colombia as a world-class travel destination, and their exceptional contacts from living and working in Colombia, Amakuna Travel has become a multiple award-winning travel specialist offering professional bespoke trip planning, meticulously curated travel experiences, exclusive villa rentals and special events planning. If you want to discover all that this fascinating country has to offer, you’ve come to the right place.

Our  strength is our local knowledge and understanding of the culture, gained over many years of living and working in Colombia. Through our on-the-ground presence and wide network we deliver a truly unique and memorable trip, specifically designed around your interests and needs. We tailor every detail of your itinerary to your wishes, creating the type of luxury vacation in Colombia that will be indelibly etched into your memories, while leaving room for those spontaneous, unpredictable moments which are one of the joys of travel. 

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Marc Beale

CO-FOUNDER

A British national, Marc was educated at The London School of Economics before attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and serving in the British Army. After leaving the army, he landed in Cartagena in 2004 and travelled all around Colombia, meeting his future wife along the way.

On returning to the UK he worked as a fund manager for BlackRock in London. Visiting Colombia numerous times over the years, he took the plunge in 2011 and moved to Medellin.

He continued to work in the financial markets across Latin America, while helping his wife establish her own successful educational travel company. He started Amakuna as he is passionate about seeing Colombia fulfill its potential as a world-class holiday destination.

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Boris Seckovic

CO-FOUNDER

A dual British-Croatian national, Boris was educated in London. After working in brand management for the BBC he became a management consultant for Accenture, before completing his MBA at IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Traveling extensively he first set foot in Colombia in 2006, after which he returned to London to continue his career in real estate investment management.

He went on to manage a prestigious family office in Croatia before moving to Medellin with his Colombian wife and daughter in 2014. Highly passionate about the country’s culture and an accomplished accordion player of the native Vallenato folk music, he started Amakuna with a vision of sharing this passion and love for all that is Colombia.

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RELEASES

A selection of leading international press coverage featuring Amakuna

Travel + LEISURE

March 2023

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September 2017

HARPER's BAZAAR

September 2017

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August 2017

FINANCIAL TIMES

June 2017

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April 2017

VANITY FAIR

February 2017

SUITCASE

February 2017

DEPARTURES

January 2017

HOUSE & GARDEN

December 2016