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Colombia’s Caribbean coast is home to numerous attractions that draw tourists to Colombia.

The jewel of the coast is Cartagena with many tourists flocking to see the old romantic city.

Taganga is also a beautiful spot, it is a small fishing village set within a deep bay south of Santa Marta.

Parque Nacional Tayrona

Tayrona National ParkA visit to the Caribbean coast is not complete without exploring the Parque Nacional Tayrona. The landscape varies from sandy beach in the north to dense rainforest in the south which was once a settlement for the Tayrona Indians.

It is Tayrona’s beaches though that are a firm favorite with travelers. They are said to be the best in Colombia as they are set in deep bays and shaded by palms.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Caribbean Coast

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Caribbean Coast, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Caribbean Coast

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    Places in and around Caribbean Coast

    Accommodation choices for Caribbean Coast

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Caribbean Coast. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Hotel Las Islas, Baru

      Hotel Las Islas

      First Class

      Claiming a premier spot on Isla Barú near Cartagena, Las Islas combines a Maldivian-style resort with an eco-glamping experience and a Caribbean beach setting, as well as fine-dining restaurants, infinity pools and water sports.

    • Roof terrace, Casa San Agustin Cartagena

      Casa San Agustin

      First Class

      A beautiful small hotel lovingly restored from three colonial buildings to create an exclusive but relaxed 30 room accommodation option in the center of Cartagena's Old Town.

    • Hotel Ananda, Cartagena

      Hotel Ananda


      Located in the heart of the old town this boutique hotel offers all the luxury and service one would expect.

    • Sofitel Santa Clara, Colonial Suite, Cartagena

      Sofitel Legend Santa Clara

      First Class

      Originally a seventeenth century convent, the Sofitel Legend Santa Clara is a beautiful example of Spanish Colonial architecture with rooms looking over the Caribbean ocean.

    • Hotel Alfiz, Cartagena

      Hotel Alfiz


      Alfiz is situated in Cartagena's historic center, in a colonial house dating from the 17th century.