Colombia for Families

Explore the Caribbean Coast for a Truly Unique Family Vacation
Plan Your Colombia Family Vacation

It’s time to re-imagine the typical family holiday for an enriching Colombia travel experience everyone will remember for a lifetime. This eight-day adventure has all the ingredients for an unforgettable family journey along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast. Pack for a little adventure, a healthy dose of local history and traditional culture, beautiful beaches and mountains, foodie experiences and heaps of fun.

  • The Lowdown

    Colombia for Families

     

    Day 1 | Arrive in Bogota

     

    Transfer to Your City Retreat 
    Choose from the following hotels: 
    W Hotel - For young at heart families
    Four Seasons, Casa Medina - Colonial gem in a fabulous neighbourhood

     

    Dinner at at top Usaquen restaurant

     

    Day 2 | Travel to Santa Marta

    Catch an early flight to Santa Marta where you'll be met at the airport with private vehicle that will transfer you to the lush jungle and rugged beaches of Parque Tayrona, the jewel in the crown of Colombia's national park system. Lunch will be served on the beach at El Cañaveral. Mum can enjoy a massage while dad enjoys the nearby nature trails with the children.

     

    Stay

     

    Eco-Habs - rustic, indigenous-style huts inside the park
    Villa Cayena - an upscale beach house with a pool on the outskirts of the national park

     

    Day 3 | Explore Parque Tayrona

    Awake early and make the most of the day. Explore the park's nature trails and stop to swim on the way. A guide will be made available to accompany you but you're free to venture off on your own. You'll have a picnic to take with you to tide you over until your return. 

     

    Day 4 | Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

     

    Breakfast will be served on the beach before your vehicle arrives to take you into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the world's fastest climbing coastal mountain range. You will be taken by 4x4 to Minca, a sleepy coffee town emerging from a troubled history. We'll visit the La Victoria, coffee farm and craft brewery where you'll have lunch and learn about Colombia's coffee. By early afternoon we'll reach your cloud lodge where you'll stay for the next two nights. 

    Day 5 | Mountain Life

     

    From your privileged perch on the side of this verdant mountain, the views of the Caribbean are stunning. There's ample opportunities to explore the rivers, forests and waterfalls on foot or visit the impressive, Proaves bird reserve. Cooking classes, mountain biking or horse riding are also available. 

    Day 6 | Travel to Cartagena

     

    Breakfast will be served before your vehicle arrives to take you down the mountain and take you to Cartagena de Indias, the colonnial jewel in Colombia's Caribbean crown. On the way we'll stop for lunch at Puerto Velero, a breezy beach that specializes in water sports - wind surfing, etc. If you wish to we can break the journey up with a fun visit to the Museo del Caribe in Barranquilla with an interactive trip through the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Upon arrival in Cartagena you'll check in to your 4- or 5-star hotel in time for an early dinner at one of our favorite child-friendly restaurants.

     

    Stay

     

    Cartagena has some great colonial properties that can be rented in their entirety of some beautiful boutique hotels.

     

    Choose from the following: 
    Hotel Quadrifolio - Stylish colonial mansion 
    Hotel Casa San Agustin - A boutique hotel with an intimate, polished feel
    Sofitel Legend Santa Clara - An iconic brand and location with impressive suites, gardens and rooftop pool

     

    Day 7 | The Real Cartagena

     

    We'll pick you up from the hotel for the Real Cartagena Experience, that will show you another side to the city, including a walking tour through traditional barrio, Getsemani, a market tour and a trip through the mangroves. You'll have lunch on the beach in the fishing village of La Boquilla.

     

    Day 8 | Rosario Islands

     

    A concierge will meet you at the house and take you to the quay to jump aboard your private speedboat or yacht for a day Island Hopping in Style. Spend the day island hopping in style, snorkeling and swimming in the idyllic waters of the Rosario Islands. You'll have lunch at one of our favorite beach clubs. In the evening dinner will be served at one of Cartagena's most traditional restaurants.

     

    Day 9 | Beautiful Birds in Baru 

     

    There's another chance to check out some of Colombia's beautiful wildlife with a visit to the Baru bird sanctuary, with an impressive collection of more than 160 different species. Lunch will be served on the beach. Upon your return to Cartagena there will be a child-friendly treasure hunt that takes your little pirates through the city's museums and public squares in search for hidden treasure.

     

    Day 10 | Fly Home

     

    A vehicle will collect you from the hotel and take you to the airport. We'll send you home with some little gifts for those left at home. Hasta Luego.

     

     

     

     

  • WHY THIS IS CARTAGENA

    • With Us, Colombia's Yours

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      Quality Assurance

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      Insider Intel

      We really do know Cartagena better than anyone else. Our clued up insiders live …

    • Go Bespoke

      Aside from being fully certified, our talented team of Colombia travel experts aim to go above and beyond to ensure you have a unique travel experience. Our team thrives on left-field requests and strives to make your travel dreams a reality

    • Quality Assurance

      All the tours you see on here have been hand-picked or created by our team of talented travel experts. We encourage sustainable tourism and collaborate with local, independent providers where possible

    • Insider Intel

      We really do know Cartagena better than anyone else. Our clued up insiders live and breathe Cartagena 24/7. We’re on-the-ground, all-year-round so we can share with you all of our favourite things to do and places to eat, drink and relax


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  • Moira

    Moira

    Reviewed: 30 April 2017

    Hicimos un viaje en familia y la verdad la calidez de este país enamora la ciudad es muy linda y las atracciones que se ofrecen valen la pena Un lugar para recordar

  • lholthaus87

    lholthaus87

    Reviewed: 21 April 2017

    Que mi propuesta en Cartagena con Este es Cartagena. Todo lo que pedí fue entregado a y todo funcionaba perfectamente. Se toman el tiempo para asegurarse de que tiene exactamente lo que quieres y no tengo problema complaciente cualquier petición. Me alojaría de nuevo en un abrir y cerrar de ojos para cualquier tipo de experiencia en Cartagena.


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