Everything Cartagena

News, Articles, Photos, and Insider Tips showing the very best of what Cartagena offers

We welcome you to explore all the best that the Cartagena Blog offers. Here you’ll find the information you need to plan the perfect vacation in our beautiful and historic city by the sea. These insider tips will help you make the best of your time away and feature a little bit of everything for everyone. You will find updates about the best times of the year to visit Cartagena, highlighted local hotspots and attractions across the city and islands, upcoming featured events and seasonal celebrations, and even spotlighted rental properties in Cartagena’s old city.

Cartagena has so much to offer: sun and sea; spectacular shopping; world-class eateries; historic forts, cathedrals, ruins, and living history left over from colonial and pirate days. It might be difficult for a first-time traveler to pick and choose. That’s why we’ve created this blog to showcase the best of “The Key to the West Indies.”

Looking for relaxed luxury? An exciting adventure? A trip into the past? Cartagena awaits!

Mangrove Tours

Excursions to the Mangroves

  • August 5, 2020

For Thousands of Years the Mangroves have Served as a Natural Protection Not every boat tour in Cartagena involves white sandy beaches and the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean. If you're a nature lover and want to see something…

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Same-sex Marriages in Cartagena

Same-sex Marriages in Cartagena

  • July 14, 2020

Same-sex Marriages in Cartagena Cartagena has long been a wedding destination for straight and Same-sex Marriages. People come not only from all over Colombia but all over the world as well to be married under the Caribbean Sun. Whether those…

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Horse Riding on the Beaches of Cartagena

Horse Riding on the Beaches of Cartagena

  • June 28, 2020

Horse Riding on the Beaches of Cartagena Food, music, scenery and more bring thousands of vacationers to Cartagena every year but the one thing that is a true "must-see" are the beaches of Cartagena and the surrounding islands. And while…

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Trip to Palenquera

Trip to Palenque. Experience African culture

  • May 25, 2020

Trip to Palenque to Experience Authentic Colombian Culture If you're looking for a once-in-a-lifetime excursion during your vacation in Cartagena, consider taking a day trip to visit Palenque. This historic village holds on to its roots and here you can…

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Corona Virus (Covid-19) in Colombia

  • May 14, 2020

Colombia will open it's borders to International flights on September 1st, 2020. Corona Virus (COVID-19) Our beloved Cartagena is no exception to the pandemic but thanks to the early measures for its containment, established by President Duque, the President of…

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Private Boat Charter

Private Boat Charter vs Public Boat Tour

  • February 26, 2020

Private Boat Charter vs Public Boat Tour When you're vacationing in Cartagena, you simply have to make time to see a little of the coastline (and the amazing islands nearby) by sea. There's no better way to truly experience life…

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La Serrezuela Cartagena

La Serrezuela Cartagena

  • February 13, 2020

La Serrezuela Mall Cartagena: Upscale Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment In July of 2019, one of the most ambitious building projects to take place in Cartagena in the past thirty years culminated with the opening of a world-class entertainment venue: La…

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Home Massage Service at your Door

  • February 1, 2020

Home Massage The Best Spa is the One that Comes to You When you're on vacation in Cartagena, relaxing should be your number one priority. And while seeing all the sights that this beautiful Caribbean oasis has to offer is…

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Baruco By Cuzco

  • January 17, 2020

Baruco by Cuzco in Old City Cartagena Baruco by Cuzco is a newer upscale bar that offers classic cocktails (and a few signature drinks) paired exceptionally well with exquisitely crafted small plates. This chill little secret sits right in the…

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