Where to stay around Cartagena?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 897 holiday lettings near Cartagena. From 107 Houses to 31 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cartagena is on HomeAway.

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

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 Cartagena:

  • Zona Norte: 111 holiday homes
  • Bocagrande: 611 holiday homes
  • Crespo: 32 holiday homes
  • Castillogrande: 394 holiday homes
  • Urbanizacion Eliana: 17 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 Cartagena?

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

  • Las Americas International Convention Center: 885 holiday lettings
  • House of Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 877 holiday lettings
  • Cartagena Cathedral: 885 holiday lettings
  • Playa Manzanillo: 871 holiday lettings
  • Isla Grande Beach: 199 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cartagena 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 Cartagena?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Cartagena?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 394 beach rentals in Cartagena. You have also many other possibilities in Cartagena area, including:

  • Downtown rentals: 284 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 89 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 3 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cartagena?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 629 holiday homes with pool available in Cartagena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Cartagena is an absolutely perfect choice for your next warm weather holiday.

    If all that you know about Cartagena is how great the weather is and how beautiful the beaches are, it would probably be enough to entice you to come. But there is, of course, much more to Cartagena. There are also a number of interesting attractions, exciting activities and more. A holiday rental home in Cartagena will put you close to all of the best of what Cartagena has to offer. Each well-appointed home will provide you with all of the comforts of home and provide a soft place to land after days full of adventure.  

    Things to Do on Holiday to Cartagena, Colombia

    The beach provides the backdrop for most of the popular activities in Cartagena. Swimming, fishing, diving and boating are just a few of the options available. There are diving schools where you can earn your diving certification and plenty of fabulous spots to try out those new skills. There are also organised fishing expeditions and boat tours of the area. For a unique experience, consider bathing in the mud volcano. Whether or not it will improve your skin is up for debate, but it certainly fun to be able to say that you did it. Hiking, golf, tennis and wildlife viewing are also quite popular in and near Cartagena. Of course, doing nothing is also an option. Some choose to holiday to Cartagena simply because they want to spend their holiday lounging on the beach doing nothing but sipping a fruity drink and reading a good book.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Cartagena, Colombia

    There are many interesting attractions to visit whilst on holiday to Cartagena. The Motorcycle Museum not only includes more than 75 vintage motorcycles, but is also home to a number of horse drawn carriages as well. Other popular attractions include the Naval Museum and the Palace of Inquisition where you can see the racks and other torture devices.

    Weather in Cartagena, Colombia

    The weather in Cartagena is one of the best reasons to holiday to the area. There is very little difference in temperature from month to month. The average temperatures each month of the year include a low of between 25° and 26° C and average highs of between 30° and 31° C. This beautiful weather makes it very easy to enjoy the warm sandy beaches and other outdoor activities that are popular in the area.  

    Travel to Cartagena, Colombia

    The closest airport to Cartagena is San Javier Murcia (MJV), which is about a half an hour drive from Cartagena. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.

    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.

    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)