Things to do in Cartagena

This Is Cartagena brings you the lowdown on the best things to do in Cartagena, Colombia. Learn where to pick up new skills with Cartagena's best cooking and dance classes, read about the best shopping, bars and nightlife in down town Cartagena and discover a few sanctuaries outside the old town where you can replenish your body and soul. We're here to help good people do great things inside the historic walled city and beyond.

Beaches & Islands

From boutique beach clubs to secret swathers of sand, let us help you find your version of paradiseAll Beaches & Islands
  • Beaches, Boats & Islands

    Playa Blanca

    Playa Blanca—a beach that needs no introduction—is no longer the secret beach destination it once wa…

  • Beaches, Boats & Islands

    A Beach Odyssey

    A worldly combination of colonial beauty and a stunning string of Caribbean islands less than an hou…

Bars & Nightlife

Enjoy Cartagena’s thriving nightlife scene at one of our favourite bars and clubsAll Bars & Nightlife
  • Salsa

    Donde Fidel

    People watching is the name of the game at Donde Fidel, a go-to beer and rum joint in Cartagena's Ol…

  • Rooftop Bar

    Cafe del Mar

    Sitting pretty on the historic walls, Café del Mar, has been a landmark of Cartagena's nightlife sce…

Learn Cool Stuff

Cook! Dance! Speak! Here's where to pick up a local skill to take home with you All Learn Cool Stuff
  • Art, Culture & History

    Explore the Real Cartagena

    Venture off Cartagena’s tourist trail, scratch beneath the surface of the city with some tailor-made…

  • Nightlife & Parties

    Learn to Dance in Cartagena

    Everyone in Cartagena loves to dance. So if you’re looking to immerse yourself in the local vibe, yo…

Art, Culture and Attractions

Explore the very best of Cartagena's cultural and architectural treasures All Art, Culture and Attractions
  • Sights & Attractions

    Museum of Modern Art

    Housing a small but important collection of historical works by artist, Alejandro Obregon and Enriqu…

  • Sights & Attractions

    Cartagena Clock Tower

    Cartagena's most famous landmark, The Torre del Reloj, or Clock Tower, was once the main gateway to …

Cafes & Ice Cream

Perk up and people-watch in a relaxed setting with plenty of atmosphereAll Cafes & Ice Cream
  • Young owners, Julian Gutiérrez and Nikol Cobo, are buzzing—and it's got nothing to do with their rou…

  • Backpacker Hangout

    Beiyu Alimento Bacano

    Serving up top-notch coffee, organic fruit juices and salads, fair trade chocolate and heaps of froz…

Great Deals on Tours & Experiences

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Historic Walking Tour
30% off | $750 $540
Island hopping 28ft speedboat
30% off | $750 $540
Island hopping 31ft yacht
30% off | $750 $540
cartagena art tour
30% off | $750 $540
A day in paradise
30% off | $750 $540
Historic Walking Tour
30% off | $750 $540
Island hopping 28ft speedboat
30% off | $750 $540
Island hopping 31ft yacht
30% off | $750 $540
cartagena art tour
30% off | $750 $540
A day in paradise
30% off | $750 $540

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