Live it up with some Seven Star Luxury in Cartagena - Push the boat out with a money-no-object stay in Cartagena, Colombia

Pushing the Boat Out Live it up with some Seven Star Luxury in Cartagena

Bored of the Bahamas? Tired of the crowds in St Tropez or the nouveau riche cramping the style of Careyes? Cartagena has nothing to envy its Caribbean neighbours when it comes to living up to the luxurious expectations of a globe-trotting glitterati.

Whatever your taste for living the very high life - be it hip colonial casas, exclusive rooftop pool parties, private yachts for Caribbean island getaways or even a must-do mixologist's cocktail tutorial that can only lead to no good there's myriad ways for you and your friends to live like royalty in Colombia's Caribbean gem.

Discover the city's finest luxury experiences from the comfort of your own colonial mansion or get away from prying eyes in one of the remote island villas that have made Cartagena a popular retreat for the likes of Louis Vuitton's creative director Marc Jacobs, Prince of Monaco, Andrea Casiraghi and Hollywood bad boy, Charlie Sheen.

Working with Cartagenero local Julian Baker of the bespoke travel advisor Colombia Direct, This Is Cartagena has compiled the definitive portfolio of tailor-made excursions and escapades in and around lush tropical Caribbean coastline that makes Cartagena a millionaire's playground like no other.

Whatever your weakness, get ready to do Colombia like a true VIP.

A Caribbean Crib Fit for a King

A Caribbean Crib Fit for a King
The first stop on any luxury tour of Cartagena is finding a colonial mansion fit for a king? Snag a spectacular hideaway in the achingly pretty alleyways of Cartagena’s Historic Centre for a truly regal experience

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Caribbean Cruise Control

Caribbean Cruise Control
Leave the yacht in Monte Carlo we’ve got all your maritime needs covered right here. The Cristal Champagne always tastes better with something pretty to look at and it doesn’t come much better than the Caribbean

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Sunset Sail and Seafood Extravaganza

Sunset Sail and Seafood Extravaganza
After letting it all hang out in the Caribbean’s tropical Rosario Islands, step off your private yacht at sunset for a delicious medley of sumptuous seafood at a legendary Cartagena seafood restaurant, Club de Pesca

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A Cut Above | The Best of Cultural Cartagena

A Cut Above | The Best of Cultural Cartagena
Colombian art is as hot as the searing Caribbean midday heat right now so skip the latter with an air-conditioned plunge into the cultural highlights of the historic centre

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Take me higher | Fly to Colombia’s Lost City

Take me higher | Fly to Colombia’s Lost City
It’s quite a trek but the mountains that rise majestically from the Caribbean to snow-capped peaks at 5,450 metres are unique and worth a peak. Book a helicopter to see the famous Ciudad Perdida ruins and enjoy a bird’s eye view of a divine natural intervention

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Shop ‘til you flop. No thanks. Spend in style

Shop ‘til you flop. No thanks. Spend in style
Pack the Amex Black Card for some first-class shopping and retail therapy. We've customized a decadent day hammering the plastic followed by a rewarding cocktail on one of Cartagena’s most exalted rooftop bars

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Get Into Gourmet | Gastronomic Cartagena

Get Into Gourmet | Gastronomic Cartagena
We all like to eat well but to cook well, that’s another thing altogether. Why not get the fast-track to some serious culinary prowess with a crash course in ceviche by the beach or a personalized voyage into French-Caribbean cuisine

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Mix some magic | Rum tasting and mixology day

Mix some magic | Rum tasting and mixology day
Chile’s got wine, Peru’s got Pisco and Colombia’s got a passion for rum. Taking some of the Caribbean’s finest sugar cane brews for a test drive, this exclusive taster evening promises to set up a night to remember (or not perhaps)

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Desert island decadence

Desert island decadence
Take your powers of seduction into another league with a surprise lobster and champagne picnic in a special corner of the Caribbean, the Rosario Islands

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Be A High Net Health Individual

Be A High Net Health Individual
Get down and dirty with your lover in the mud chamber at Santa Clara’s five star So Spa or catch up with some downtime with your girlfriends while the mineral enriching treatments take effect

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Rule the roost on your own party island

Rule the roost on your own party island
If you’re the kind of high net worth individual that signs off on your own expenses then create the guest list of the century and invite friends, family and VIPs to party in private on your own Caribbean island paradise

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