Cartagena perfect honeymoon destination

Cartagena: perfect honeymoon destination

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on email

Cartagena: perfect honeymoon destination!

Unfortunately most people still associate Colombia with the guerrilla and danger, not knowing that the country´s reputation is now changing to that of a safe and tourist friendly country.

Why choose Cartagena

Named “Latin America’s Hippest Secret” by the New York Times.

Spend some time strolling along the quaint streets in the old part of Cartagena de Indias for a taste of this charming colonial city.

Despite the city´s growth, the Old walled town is well preserved. Cartagena is located next to the sea and as most coastal cities in South America is full of vibrant life both day and night.

I recommend reading The Rough Guide to Colombia travel guide. It has lots of great content to this amazing destination and all that you can see and do in Colombia.

Book a tour

Cartagena is a wonderful destination, full of history, in Colombia. Booking a tour will ease communication barriers and avoid the hassles of planning and logistics.  Book ahead your tour in Cartagena here.

instagramShare your pictures with our community, tag #VisitSAmerica

Where to stay

When it comes to finding a place to stay in Cartagena there are plenty of possibilities. You can find accommodation by the sea side and enjoy a nice sunset at the beach or opt for a hotel in the old part of town and enjoy night activities and the colonial atmosphere.

Depending on your needs  you can probably start by looking here at some suggestions of places to stay in Cartagena.

We chose to stay by the sea side, not far away from the city.  We found a great combination of relaxing time at the beach and to enjoy lots of great architecture. Including small picturesque plazas and wonderful sites to visit.

In sum, a perfect combination of experiences to enjoy our first days as a married couple.

Some of the must – see places are:

The old part of town. Spend some time strolling along the quaint streets full of colorful houses in the old part of Cartagena de Indias, it will bring you back to the time of the colony.

Fort of Castillo San Felipe de Barajas, built by the Spaniards as a defense in colonial times.

The Walled Old city full of colonial architecture declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984

The Convento de La Popa is the highest point in the city, with  a charming church and convent it is a great look out point to the city.


Definitely a destination worth visiting, not only for a honeymoon but also those who want to combine history with leisurely activities by the sea.

PIN IT FOR LATERcartagena-perfect-honeymoon-destination

Don´t just dream it, make it happen. Plan your South American trip with a local!

Take a look at this list of travel resources to plan your trip and travel in South America.

Day dreaming about your trip to South America? Order here your Free Ebook, I share with you some useful tips & resources for a memorable trip!

Finally, I would like to invite you to follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. In addition, you can subscribe on YouTube.

Send me an email for help planning your trip: info(at) visitecuadorandsouthamerica(dot)com