Cartagena de Indias is an open, legendary treasure that preserves the mysteries of past times in the Caribbean. Cartagena de Indias is the fifth largest city in Colombia and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.
This charming city has a diverse hotel infrastructure, with mostly bilingual (English - Spanish) staff. The official currency is the Colombian peso, which fluctuates at a representative rate relative to U.S. dollar.
Its average temperature is 30 degrees Celsius (90º F), and the beaches keep warm waters all year round. This is a great reason to take it into consideration as an excellent tourist destination in any season.
Cartagena features a rich fusion cuisine, combining ingredients from its African, Spanish and Indigenous roots as well as the food brought by Arabic and Spanish immigrants. Its local cuisine is mainly composed by seafood dishes, like fish and shellfish and accompanied with coconut rice, fried plantain and salad.
Cartagena offers multiple bars, cafes, casinos and discotheques around the city. When walking through the walled city you will find salsa night clubs, lively restaurants in the different historical plazas and bars/cafes on top of bulwarks and fortresses.