A worldly combination of colonial beauty and a stunning string of Caribbean islands less than an hour from the old town, is the magical mix that makes Cartagena so captivating.

  • This Is What We Love

    • The inspirational mix of luxury, adventure and authenticity when combining a few days in the city followed by three days in the islands
    • Staying in historic colonial properties in Cartagena and beach pads in the islands
    • Great food in Cartagena’s old town, fresh fish in the islands
    • Getting off-the-beaten track far from the madding crowds in your own sail boat
    • Dreamy days and star-studded nights in the Rosario and San Bernardo Islands
    • Learning new tricks (fishing, cooking, dancing, mixology) from the locals
    • Disconnecting from it all and getting stuck into a good book
    • A tan and a photo collection to envy
  • What You Need To Know

    • Logistics in Cartagena isn’t easy. Getting to the islands can be a challenge. Getting onto the right boat is crucial
    • If you want help organising a perfect trip to Cartagena and to ensure that things go smoothly, contact our team of Cartagena travel experts
  • THE LOWDOWN

    Our Full Review

    Explore Cartagena’s jaw-dropping colonial architecture and historical charms then set sail on an island hopping trip of a lifetime.

    Uncover cultural riches, culinary treasures and set sail on a nautical adventure through, not one, but two, idyllic Caribbean archipelagos.

    A Luxury Bolthole

    Stay at a game-changing boutique bolt-hole, the city’s top hotel, or a luxurious holiday home in the heart of Cartagena’s old town. Whatever your style, find you the perfect place. All of our holiday homes from home come with superior service, devilish attention to the details and a designer flourish to ensure your stay is beyond superb.

    Cultural Loot

    Learn about the city’s rich history, culture and traditions with a selection of the city’s most authentic tours and experiences. Scratch beneath the surface and connect with the locals on a cultured itinerary that includes a historic walking tour and a full-day exploring a side to the city that not everybody sees.

    Culinary Treats

    Enjoy the very best culinary treats Cartagena has to offer. Sensational ceviche, world class tasting menus and an intoxicating, five-star rum-tasting will more than get you in the mood for a night cutting a rug at the city’s top salsa venue.

    Sail of the Century

    All aboard the shining stars of Cartagena’s sailing fleet. Learn how to sail in style on a beautiful old schooner that’s beautifully built for comfort and adventure. En route you will sail by Cartagena historic fortifications, through the Rosario Islands. Grab some sun on the vintage deck with a glass of wine or cold beer in hand and let the wind and the waves whisk you off to paradise.

    Paradise Found

    Explore not one but two Caribbean archipelagos. Snorkel, dive, fish, paddle board, or simply soak up the sun and the laidback vibes. Highlights of visiting the islands include, pristine, secluded beaches, midnight dips in magical lagoons, stunning sundowners, fishing with the locals or an unforgettable visit to, Islote, the world’s most densely populated island.

Curate Your Perfect Cartagena

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