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

    Stay at Blue Apple Beach House

    Sometimes a day is not long enough. Extend your beach bliss with a stay at Blue Apple Beach House, a…

  • Beaches, Boats & Islands

    Baru’s Best Beaches

    Cartagena’s biggest island, Baru, has a collection of small, intimate beaches catering for a variety…

Bars & Nightlife

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

    Bonche Gastrobar

    Sprightly young guns, Veronica Sumoza and José Panfoja, created the Bonche Gastrobar concept when th…

  • Nightclub

    La Jugada

    La Jugada’s stock on Cartagena’s going out market flourished before the polish on the floor tiles ha…

Learn Cool Stuff

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

    Get Tipsy in Cartagena

    Drinking in Cartagena is so much more than Piña Coladas by the pool or warm and watery beers in the …

  • Food, Drink & Gastronomy

    Enjoy the Cartagena Foodie Scene

    Colombia’s food scene has exploded in the last few years, and there’s plenty cooking in Cartagena’s …

Art, Culture and Attractions

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

    Teatro Adolfo Mejia

    Built to celebrate the first centenary of the Colombian Republic in 1911, the Teatro Adolfo Mejia wa…

  • Sights & Attractions

    NH Galeria

    The opening of Nohra Haime's gallery space in 2011 at a time when curators in London, New York and P…

Cafes & Ice Cream

Perk up and people-watch in a relaxed setting with plenty of atmosphereAll Cafes & Ice Cream
  • Serving up Cartagena’s best breakfast with a social mission to boot, Café Stepping Stone, is a reall…

  • For the ultimate cup or cone of handmade, artisan ice cream in Cartagena, look no further than the h…

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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