Cartagena is the new chic destination of the Caribbean. With direct flights from NYC, Miami, Ft Lauderdale and Panamá, Cartagena is growing as one of the hottest spots to visit for vacations or just a weekend, with friends or family.
This city has options for everyone; a beautiful a historic old town, beautiful colonial architecture, history, romanticism, night life, good dining, beaches, islands and of course, water sports. Cartagena is a perfect destination in the Caribbean to travel with friends, family or even alone!
The central “Old Town” is a fairy-tale of romance, legends and superbly preserved beauty. A Unesco World Heritage site – a maze of cobbled alleys, balconies covered in colorful flowers and massive churches that cast their shadows across plazas; all lying within an impressive 13km of centuries-old colonial stone walls.
Here our some of our favorite places to stay and eat:
Candé – Traditional Cartagenian cuisine situated in an old colonial town house… a must visit. http://restaurantecande.com/
El Burlador de Sevilla – Spanish cuisine with live flamenco show every night. elburladordesevilla.com/
Pezetarian – Sushi / Rice / Soup / Salad – modern, fresh, healthy and delicious. www.pezetarian.com/
Se Volvió Prisprí Coffee Shop – Cartagenian cuisine for breakfast, a quick lunch or a snack any time of the day.
Hyatt Regency – large and modern, beside beach, Bocagrande
Sofitel Santa Clara – large colonial building, central Old Town
Bastión Luxury – medium size, central Old Town
Intercontinental – large, beside beach, Bocagrande