The Jewel of the Caribbean

Located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Cartagena is a vibrant and historic city with a rich cultural heritage. Its charming colonial architecture, colorful streets, and lively atmosphere make it a must-visit destination. Explore the old city walls, visit the iconic Castillo San Felipe de Barajas, and take a stroll along the picturesque streets of Getsemani. With its beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine, and vibrant nightlife, Cartagena offers a perfect blend of relaxation and excitement.

Experience the magic of Cartagena by immersing yourself in its vibrant culture, exploring its historic sites, and indulging in its delicious food. Whether you're lounging on the beach, dancing the night away in one of the city's salsa clubs, or exploring the local markets, Cartagena offers something for every traveler. Don't miss the chance to experience the warm hospitality of the Colombian people and create memories that will last a lifetime in this enchanting city.


  • The historic old city with its charming colonial architecture and narrow cobblestone streets.
  • The iconic Castillo San Felipe de Barajas, the largest fortress ever built by the Spanish in the colonies.
  • The Rosario Islands, a group of postcard-perfect islands with white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters.
  • Getsemani, a vibrant neighborhood known for its colorful street art, trendy bars, and live music.
  • The Church of San Pedro Claver, a stunning example of colonial architecture and a tribute to the city's patron saint.
  • The Bocagrande neighborhood, famous for its beautiful beaches, high-end hotels, and vibrant nightlife.

Before You Go

  • Learn a few basic Spanish phrases to help you communicate with locals.
  • Pack lightweight and breathable clothing as Cartagena can get hot and humid.
  • Be prepared for rain showers, especially during the rainy season from April to November.
  • Check the visa requirements for your country of residence before traveling to Colombia.
  • Ensure you have travel insurance that covers medical expenses and theft.
  • Research and respect the local customs and traditions to have a respectful and enjoyable experience.

Tips and Tricks

  • Try the local cuisine, such as arepas and ceviche, for an authentic taste of Cartagena.
  • Take a walking tour of the historic old city to learn about its fascinating history.
  • Visit the Rosario Islands for breathtaking beaches and crystal-clear waters.
  • Explore the vibrant neighborhood of Getsemani for its colorful street art and lively atmosphere.
  • Experience the magic of a sunset at Cafe del Mar while enjoying a refreshing cocktail.
  • Take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the charming streets of Cartagena for a romantic experience.
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