Cool, calm and collected. Casa Zapote doesn’t try too hard to impress, and nor does she have to, when she has all this savvy design to do all the talking.
Number Of Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms
Optimum Occupancy: 10
Rates for colonial and luxury houses during Cartagena’s high season can vary considerably. The high season rate for this property applies for bookings between Dec 15 - Jan 15
Dec 15- jan 15
Address: Centro, Calle Campo Santo, Cartagena, Colombia
Neighbourhood: El Centro
Rating: This is Cartagena
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Scrubbed walls, tasteful period furnishing and a majestic dining room attached to the poolside patio that just screams out FEAST. Trust us, this is the social space you've been dreaming about whilst being cramped up in your city apartment back at home.
As you might expect, the swimming pool is the climax of any Caribbean villa, and Casa Zapote's offering most certainly doesn't disappoint.
The bedrooms are equally as awe-inspiring. Up to 10 people can conk out in one of 5 uniquely decorated rooms equipped with soft beds, crisp sheets and distressed furnishings that are on the right side of the 'charming antique category.'
With 3 floors and more window shutters than a French chateau you can get access-all-areas Caribbean sun and picture perfect vistas from pretty much anywhere in the house.
It's bold without being boastful, subtle without being boring (the handmade hammock and shots of blue details see to that) and posh without being stuck up.
Casa Zapote's soft extravagance never feels garish or tasteless, rather like that Hamptons house you wish you could 'summer' in. Only it's the Caribbean so its way better!
A healthy mix of sub-cultures makes San Diego one of the most interesting and varied districts in the city, something reflected in its diverse gastronomic offering.
San Diego is formed by 16 blocks north of Calle de la Universidad de Cartagena and west of Calle San Agustin and Calle de la Moneda and stretches to the Baluarte de Santa Catalina and the walls that protect the city to the north.
Architecturally the houses are smaller and were built principally for the military, artisans and clergy. There are fewer of the two-or three-storey holiday homes for the ultra-rich that characterize the centre and you will still find traditional families living in some of the more modest houses in this part of town.
After Cartagena's moneyed classes swapped the claustrophobic centre for expansive mansions in Manga and later Bocagrande and Castillogrande in the mid-19th century it took the renovation of the former Santa Clara Monastery, converted for the hotel chain Sofitel into the city's pre-eminent hotel in 1995, to put this barrio back on the map.
Colombia's farandula, or celebrity set, has since colonized San Diego including John Leguizamo who bought a place here after filming Mike Nichols' Love in the Time of Cholera.
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