Destination guide

The historical city of Cartagena awaits you

Take a holiday to Cartagena and enjoy the area's history, monuments and live music. Renowned for its cafes, museums and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. Puerta del Reloj and San Felipe de Barajas Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Cartagena

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Cartagena a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cartagena Fishing Club (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Rosario Islands Oceanarium (22.8 mi / 36.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Cartagena

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, June and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cartagena

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cartagena is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Centenary Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Parque de La Marina (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Bocagrande Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Marbella Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Cerro de La Popa (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Castillo Grande Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cartagena

The nearest airport is in Cartagena (CTG-Rafael Nunez Intl.), located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Cartagena de Indias?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,161 holiday lettings around Cartagena de Indias. From 804 flats & apartments to 223 houses, 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 are the most popular destinations to visit in Cartagena de Indias?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cartagena de Indias. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • El Laguito: 383 holiday homes
  • San Diego: 362 holiday homes
  • Getsemani: 371 holiday homes
  • Cartagenita: 88 holiday homes
  • Walled City of Cartagena: 340 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cartagena de Indias! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cartagena de Indias?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cartagena de Indias with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Rosario Islands: 35 holiday lettings
  • Coveñas: 17 holiday lettings
  • Tolú: 16 holiday lettings
  • San Onofre: 40 holiday lettings
  • Turbaco: 1,113 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Cartagena de Indias? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Cartagena de Indias. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Naval Museum Cartagena: 1,135 holiday rentals
  • Corales del Rosario National Park: 304 holiday rentals
  • November 11th Stadium: 1,131 holiday rentals
  • University of Cartagena: 1,137 holiday rentals
  • House of Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 1,135 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cartagena de Indias listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.