Cartagena de Indias + San Andres Island
Culture, Nature, Sun & Beach
01/01/2017 – 12/31/2018
8 days / 7 nights
couples, families, groups
Reception at Cartagena airport and private transfer to the hotel, accommodation and free time to start discovering the charm of this city, Pearl of the Caribbean.
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning panoramic city tour starting from Bocagrande to continue to San Felipe Castle (entrance included) and the Convent of La Popa (entrance included). Continuation to Las Bovedas, old warehouses converted into handicraft shops. In the afternoon walking tour through the walled colonial center to discover the most beautiful streets, squares, parks, churches, houses and balconies that carry that unmistakable fragrance of magical realism.
Breakfast at the hotel. Day dedicated to take a rest, the beach and seaside activities with a private excursion to one of the islands of the coral archipelago of the Rosario with typical lunch included and guide in English. Return to Cartagena in the afternoon.
Schedules excursion: 8 am - 4.30 pm
Distance from Cartagena: 1 hour by boat
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the afrocartagenero town of La Boquilla to make a tour designed to get in touch with the local people of a fishing village and learn from their customs and their musical culture by dancing along with them tropical rhythms like champeta. Lunch at the seaside and canoe trip through the mangroves of the area to appreciate the charm of nature. An unforgettable experience. Return to Cartagena in the afternoon.
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport and national flight to San Andrés Island located in the Caribbean Sea 700 km from the Colombian coast, this island is a small paradise with spectacular white beaches and a sea of seven colors of a great marine fauna.
Breakfast at the hotel and then depart a private city tour with guide in english, which offers the unequaled opportunity to know different tourist sites of the Island, starting with the visit to the House Museum, architectural and cultural representation of the Archipelago, then head to West View, Natural Pool, where you can appreciate the diversity of the goldfish, in addition to enjoying a delicious typical snack. Visit to the southern tip to Hoyo Soplador (Blower Hole) and San Luis, traditional native sector with one of the most beautiful beaches.
Also visit the First Baptist Church, Departmental architectural heritage, located in the upper part of the Archipelago, from where you can see the seven colors of the sea. Finally, a panoramic tour around the shopping area and locate the most important shops. Free afternoon to relax in the excellent facilities of the hotel, to go to the beach or to carry out any complementary activity.
Breakfast at the hotel, departure to Johnny Cay and Aquarium, a fabulous tour of approximately six hours to the nearby keys. Enjoy a delicious tropical cocktail surrounded by the crystal clear waters of the sea at Johnny Cay. For the more adventurous a hike around the key is an excellent alternative, then plunge into the sea. Around noon, the boat continues to Haynes Cay, where lunch will be offered. In the afternoon, several recreational activities are offered and the accompanying guide will take those interested in snorkeling to observe the fascinating underwater life. There is plenty of time for swimming, sunbathing or just relaxing. Upon returning to the marina, private transportation is provided to the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to one of the most unique and fascinating excursions of the island the sighting of stingrays. This private nautical tour takes you through the Main Bay of the Island to Hooker Bay, anchoring at White Water for a 30 minute swim stop. We finish the tour in the sand bottoms where you will have opportunity to see the stingrays. Free afternoon to relax in the hotel's excellent facilities, to go the beach or to engage in activities such as snorkeling or a massage session.
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport to board your flight back home or continue your trip in other destinations.
- Cartagena de Indias: Hotel Sofitel Legend Santa Clara
- San Andrés: Hotel Royal Decameron Isleño