Cartagena

Day

Date

Morning

Lunch

Afternoon

Evening

Sat

21.Apr

Fly to Cartagena

Sun

22.Apr

10a Trolley Tour

12.30p Lunch

7p Cocktail + Dinner

Mon

23.Apr

10a Yacht to Rosario Natl Park

12.30p Lunch

Return 5p

8p Dinner

Tue

24.Apr

12.30p Lunch

8p Dinner

Wed

25.Apr

10a Tierra Bomba Beach Day

1p Lunch

Return 4.30p

8p Dinner

Thu

26.Apr

Fly to next destination (home or Milan)


April 9 - this trip is now fully booked.

ITINERARY

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Saturday, April 21st –Arrival to Cartagena de Indias & Welcome Cocktail

Evening arrivals in Cartagena.  Private transfers from the airport to the hotel.  Enjoy welcome coconut lemonade when you arrive.  

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Your 5* boutique hotel is located in the historic Getsemani neighborhood where all the newest and hippest bars and nightlife.  We watched construction and have been delighted with the quality of service and beauty of this recently opened, gorgeous, boutique hotel.  The rooms and common spaces are generously sized, authentically decorated, and a joy to spend time in. 

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The hotel offers stunning, colonial architecture, with water fountains, subdued lighting, vegetation and design that provide the ambiance sought by visitors. They have a covered terrace with glass floors that combine functionality with the passage of light, a spectacular view over the rooftops of the colonial city and clock tower, spa, swimming pool, and Jacuzzi that were designed to help you enjoy a good local ceviche and cocktails.  What a perfect combination to share a magical Cartagena sunset!

Room Types
Superior (13 queens, 3 twins) : 25 m2.  Queen or twin beds in all rooms.  
Premium (2) : 30 m2.  Queen bed in all rooms
Junior Suite (11) : 50 m2.  Each suite has two rooms and a King bed.  


Sunday, April 22nd – Trolley tour: city highlights, typical food and a marvelous sunset

10:00AM Welcome to Cartagena de Indias! Get ready with comfortable clothes and sneakers or sandals for the city tour. You will enjoy a complete tour of the modern Cartagena and the historic and colonial city in a trolley with stops on the main places.

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12:30PM Lunch at local restaurant

*Free time in the afternoon.  You can book spa treatments and/or any activity of the options you will find at the end of the proposal.   Our concierge staff will be available to help you with optional activities for the 2 afternoons and one morning that you have free.  We recommend that you pre-book the optional tours, as space may be restricted.

7:00PM Welcome cocktail at the hotel with local musicians.

8:00PM Dinner at local restaurant

Monday, April 23rd – Rosario National Park Island Yacht Tour

10:00AM    Party on board a Luxury Yacht (Open bar, Snacks, and DJ)

Departure from the Cartagena Docks (The exact boat will depend on the # of people attending).  You will navigate through the Caribbean Sea and visit some of the most beautiful Islands near Cartagena.

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Matamba Island is located in Islas Del Rosario Natural National Park, approximately 40-45 minutes from Cartagena de Indias. The entire resort is decorated in a tropical style with eco-friendly palm roofs equipped with fans and bathrooms. We also include free towels and toiletries. 

12.30pm Caribbean Lunch on an island

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Swim and sail  in the afternoon

5:00 PM  Arrive at the Dock and return to the hotel.  There will be ample time to rest and prepare for dinner.

8:00 PM Dinner in the Old City.

 Tuesday, April 24th Morning at leisure, Massage, Lunch and Dinner included

*Free time in the morning.  You can book spa treatments and any activity from the options you will find at the end of the proposal.  

12.30pm Lunch at local Restaurant

*Free time in the afternoon.  You can book spa treatment and any activity of the options you will find at the end of the proposal.  

8:00PM Dinner at local restaurant in the historic centre  

10:00 PM (Optional) Continue the Party in Cartagena visiting various bars including La Movida

Wednesday, April 25th –Sunny day at Blue Apple Beach House

10:00AM Please meet in the lobby after breakfast. A car will pick you up to take you to the dock to start the trip to Tierra Bomba Island. Blue Apple Beach House is an exclusive escape that has injected some much-needed excitement into this Island.

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The extravagant restaurant menu, lively bar and poolside DJ sessions on the weekend has proven to be a winning formula for well-heeled locals and foreigners alike who come here for their legendary day pass.      

1:00pm Lunch at the Beach 

Swim and sail in the afternoon

4:30pm Arrive at the dock and return to the hotel to take a rest and change clothes for the dinner.

8:00pm Farewell Dinner at a Club with a nice view of the Bay of Cartagena

Thursday, April 26th: Goodbye Cartagena de Indias

Private transfers to the airport in time for your departure flights are included.  Please check with our ground staff for the exact times (depending on your flights).

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ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (a la carte) - April 22nd pm and April 24th am or pm

Totumo Volcano and mud bath day trip (Volcán del Totumo)

For adventurous souls who love the idea of swimming in a crater full of warm mud. Enjoy a relaxing mud massage and a hilarious experience swimming with the rest of your newfound friends on this fun shared tour to the north of Cartagena.

Carriage ride

There’s really no better way to see Cartagena than seated in a horse drawn carriage. It’s the perfect way to experience this historic city, as you would have two or three hundred years ago. Carriages are available almost anywhere throughout the city and can accommodate groups of four. Larger parties can reserve multiple carriages in travel in a sort of wagon train throughout this historic Caribbean vacation getaway.

   

Emerald Tour

Travelers from around the world visit Cartagena to admire its beauty. But there's more to Cartagena besides its sights. Did you know Colombia is the world's largest emerald producer? Find out all about Cartagena's emerald history on this fun tour.

   

Art Buying Tour

Enjoy a morning or an afternoon visiting the most beautiful places where you can buy souvenirs or art in some hottest galleries on the city. A tour you will have fun with everything you will see.

   

Ride in a CHIVA

The Chiva is a colorful wooden bus with onboard musicians and cheering people. Colombia's public transport of old, turned to good use shuttling tourists and revelers around the city in the most warmly Cartagenian way possible.

   

Panoramic Express Tour in a car

Private vehicle tour with a duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes (Express). This includes travel panoramic view of the residential districts of Bocagrande, Castillogrande and the Republican quarter of Manga where can appreciate the houses of the old time. Continues with the visit to  “Monastery of the Popa” Built at the beginning of the XVII century. From the top you can see the city. Visit to the Fort of San Felipe de Barajas, the largest Spanish military building in the New World, magnificent work of military engineering. Then, they will show you the walled city and you can know the main streets, squares and churches.

 

   

Caribbean Traditional Cooking Classes

Spend a few hours with one of the city’s renowned chefs, as he shares his recipes, stories and secrets behind every dish. Classes are hosted privately for each group, at a colonial house within the old city walls. Available in Spanish, English & French.

        

Private Salsa and Dance Lessons

Let the music and the Caribbean flavor resonate throughout your body.  Salsa classes in all styles and levels, champeta, bachata, lady style and other Latin rhythms. An experience that will be very difficult to forget!

Intermediate Diving Experience

Explore the deep green waters of the Rosario’s Island close to Cartagena de Indias. Two dives with professional equipment and the support of an experienced guide.

 

   

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