Destination guide

Historical Centro will entice you

Take a holiday to Centro and enjoy the area's monuments, museums and history. Travellers especially like the university setting, parks and art in this welcoming and walkable city. Puerta del Reloj and San Felipe de Barajas Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Centro

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Centro is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Centenary Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Parque de La Marina (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Marbella Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Bocagrande Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Cerro de La Popa (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Castillo Grande Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Centro

Fly into Cartagena (CTG-Rafael Nunez Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Centro?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 361 holiday lettings around Centro. From 107 Houses to 202 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Centro?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Centro:

  • Getsemani: 327 holiday homes
  • El Laguito: 325 holiday homes
  • Marbella: 156 holiday homes
  • Castillogrande: 399 holiday homes
  • Zona Norte: 164 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Centro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Centro. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Isla Grande Beach: 275 holiday lettings
  • Rosario Islands Oceanarium: 38 holiday lettings
  • Corales del Rosario National Park: 246 holiday lettings
  • House of Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 1,061 holiday lettings
  • Marbella Beach: 1,059 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Centro listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Centro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 107 Houses in Centro. Our other popular types of Centro holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 202 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Centro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 184 holiday homes with pool available in Centro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.