Oh, Cartagena! A small yet vibrant city; one of the world’s most gorgeous and romantic. This little gem is packed with rich history, delicious food, friendly locals, and of course, crowds of tourists. As you step into the city, you’ll notice its beautiful pastel-colored colonial buildings, cobblestone streets, horse carriages ready to take you around, small boutiques, and plenty of cafes and restaurants to satisfy all kinds of tourists. If you are planning a luxury vacation to this pretty and cute Colombian city, see below for our recommendation of the top 5 most luxurious resorts in Cartagena you can choose from:
1. Casa San Agustin
Set in a beautiful colonial house, the property features a restaurant, a terrace with a lounge overlooking the old town, and an outdoor swimming pool. The rooms at Casa San Agustin are decorated in Colonial style and come with all necessary amenities such as an iPod docking station, LCD TV, and some have views of the garden, while other rooms overlook the old streets of the city. Guests are welcome to relax in the pool bar, or enjoy a hot massage or simply sit in the game room or solarium.
Price per night starts from: $540 and goes upwards of $1500
2. Sofitel Legend Santa Clara
This 17th-century monastery-turned-hotel is a famous highlight of Cartagena. The rooms here feature balconies with views of the hotel’s garden or the stunning Caribbean. The rooms also include free WiFi and flat-screen TVs along with other amenities. There are two on-site restaurants; 1621 Restaurant serves regional gourmet food, and El Claustro offers delicious international cuisine. Sofitel also offers exciting spa facilities, including eight cabins for massages and treatments, a sauna, and a gym.
Price per night starts from: $500
3. Movich Cartagena
Guests particularly love this accommodation for the 360-degree panoramic city views it offers through the rooftop terrace. Set on a beautiful cobblestone street, Movich Cartagena is ideally close to Plaza de Aduana, where many tourist attractions, dining places, and shopping malls can be found. The hotel rooms are equipped with modern style décor and amenities such as air conditioning, iPod dock, and attached bathroom with double shower. The on-site restaurants serve fresh seafood, and Colombian and international cuisine accompanied by a fine selection of wines from Spain, Argentina, and Chile.
Price per night starts from: $400
4. Charleston Santa Teresa Cartagena
Located just two blocks away from the sea, Charleston Santa Teresa features an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, and luxury hotel décor with stone pillars and marble floors. The rooms here are equipped with cable TV, air conditioning, minibars, attached bathrooms, and so much more. Scuba diving and snorkeling trips can be arranged by the hotel. Tours of the bay can also be organized on request. This accommodation is truly all you need to enjoy a memorable stay in Cartagena. Don’t miss out on the delicious pizzas served by the on-site restaurant.
Price per night starts from: $350
5. Baru Playa Eco Beach Resort
Located in Baru Peninsula, this pretty little resort is only 20 minutes drive from Barbacoas Bay. All rooms here come with a patio, a balcony, and other necessary amenities. You can also enjoy beautiful sea view from some of the rooms. A range of activities can be enjoyed near the resort, such as a water park, snorkeling, and fishing. Couples particularly like this location for being secluded and not too crowded.
Price per night starts from: $200
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