Adventure And Culture In Cartagena

Nicole Perzov


Walk the streets of Old Town Cartagena

Wander the cobblestone streets of Old Town Cartagena and get lost with the hustle and bustle. The colonial architecture found down each street creates a picture perfect shots. Be sure to sample some fresh orange juice from the street vendors.

Adventure And Culture In Cartagena

Shopping at Las Bóvedas

Visit the 23 vaults turned into shops for some local handicrafts and jewelry. All prices are negotiable. Walk along the wall above the shops for a beautiful of the ocean.

Lunch in Getsemaní

Lunch where the locals lunch. Chow down some of the freshest selections of meat, fruit and drink. For $5, you can stuff yourself silly with homemade soup, salad, grilled chicken and fresh blended fruit juices.

Adventure And Culture In Cartagena

Volcán de Lodo El Totumo

Looking for a new & different spa experience? Want to fulfill your inner child dreams of taking a mud bath? Make sure you take the trip to El Totumo Mud Volcano! Float around in the warm soothing mud, get a massage from one of the local attendants, and the locals will help snap pictures of you. End your spa adventure with a cool rinse in the nearby lagoon.

La Cevicheria

Enjoy delicious fresh seafood! Musicians wandering the calles of Cartagena stop by and serenade you under the moon as you dine on delicacies.

Las Murallas de Cartagena

Stroll the Walled City of Cartagena in the evening and feel the cool ocean breeze as you listen to live music played throughout the city.

Café del Mar

End your evening stroll of the Walled City in the heart of it, the iconic Café del Mar. Sip mojitos as you watch the spectacular sunset over the Caribbean and chill as the DJ spins some down tempo beats.

Adventure And Culture In Cartagena
Adventure And Culture In Cartagena

Chivas Party-Bus Tour

A not-to-be-missed Cartagena experience! Catch a chivas bus or have your hotel help arrange for a pickup for a party bus tour around the city! Party, laugh, and dance to live music (on the bus!) on a whirlwind tour of Cartagena. See sites throughout the city and with a stop at Las Bóvedas where you can munch on some local empanadas and enjoy the nightview.

I would stay at: Hotel Boutique Cochera De Hobo

Stay here for a perfect location within the walled city area of Cartagena. Delicious cooked to order breakfasts, impeccable service and a lovely pool by the lobby perfect for dipping your feet after a hot day in the sun. Stop by a local market and buy some Colombian Lulo fruit, then bring it back to the hotel. They will blend it for you to make a perfect tropical fruit drink!