Where to stay around Cartagena?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 887 holiday lettings near Cartagena. From 696 apartments to 106 houses, 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: 114 holiday homes
  • Bocagrande: 549 holiday homes
  • Crespo: 40 holiday homes
  • Castillogrande: 363 holiday homes
  • Urbanizacion Eliana: 20 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: 871 holiday lettings
  • House of Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 871 holiday lettings
  • Cartagena Cathedral: 815 holiday lettings
  • Playa Manzanillo: 809 holiday lettings
  • Casa del Marques de Premio Real: 814 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 apartments in Cartagena?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 696 apartments in Cartagena. Our other popular types of Cartagena holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 16 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cartagena?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 611 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.

    Attractions in and around Cartagena

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Cartagena? Don't miss landmarks such as Puerta del Reloj and San Felipe de Barajas Castle, and unique cultural highlights such as Zenu Gold Museum and Simon Bolivar House and Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Bocagrande Beach, Marbella Beach and Castillo Grande Beach. Don't forget to buy tickets if you plan to attend a game or event at Jaime Moron Stadium. Don't miss the city's popular attractions such as San Pedro Claver Church and Convent while exploring the area. Also while in town, you can visit Casa del Marques de Premio Real, Cartagena Cathedral or Clock Tower.