As the most visited city in Colombia, Cartagena is a tourist mecca. With that comes overpriced taxis and tour offers from every direction. But this colonial gem is still a must visit. Some of the best things to do in Cartagena are located within walking distance from the center which makes the city an easy…
So the Caribbean jewel of Colombia has lured you in and now you’re wondering where to stay in Cartagena? As Colombia’s main tourist destination, you won’t be short on options. However, you’re probably asking yourself, what is the best area to stay in Cartagena? The answer is, it depends.
Somewhere along your travels you’ve been told you must visit Jardin, Colombia. But what is there to do in this small town near Medellin? How long should you stay? Read the ultimate travel guide to learn everything you need to know to plan the perfect stay in Jardin.
Discover the history and conception of this amazing architectural masterpiece in Villa de Leyva, Colombia. Built solely out of clay, it is a truly sustainable home. There is no rebar, concrete, or other man-made materials and even the furniture is created from the earth.
Rio Claro, Colombia is a private nature reserve in Antioquia located three hours southeast of Medellin. It’s a popular way to escape the city and immerse yourself in nature. Rio Claro, which translates to “clear river,” flows through a marble canyon that has been shaped by the water over thousands of years. It provides a striking backdrop to base yourself in nature for a few days. Its magnificence is further enhanced by the beauty of the surrounding tropical rainforest.
The verdant green valleys that surround Medellin, Colombia, the city of eternal spring, are home to incredible small towns that are great for day and weekend trips from Medellin.
Villa de Leyva has remained nearly untouched for hundreds of years. With the main streets and central plaza still paved in cobblestones, it’s one of the only towns in Colombia that has preserved its colonial style as a whole. This ultimate guide to Villa de Leyva details everything you need to know from where to eat to where to stay.
Soak in the thermal waters at these regenerative hot springs in Colombia. Discover everything you need to know including tips to make the most of your time.
The city of Cartagena, Colombia is dripping with Caribbean charm. But it can be hard to find a beach that is as charming. Click to read the ultimate guide to Cartagena beaches.
Imagine waking up to a view of continuous coves of green that surround Guatape lake, watching the fog as it settles into each nook, and in the other direction, a giant rock towering over the cabins below. This is the reason you should stay overnight in Guatape, Colombia.
Isla Grande is an island paradise in Colombia, near Cartagena with beautiful beaches and turquoise water – a great way to escape and unwind for a few days. There are no cars on the island, only walking paths with hand-painted signs pointing you towards your destination. Wifi and other resources are limited, encouraging you to simply relax. This guide details everything you need to know about where to stay and what to do on Isla Grande.
Colombia is quickly becoming a popular travel destination but there are still some secluded undiscovered areas to explore. Click to read why Rincon del Mar should be on your Colombia travel bucket list.