The Allure of Staying in Cartagena's Walled City


2/8/20241 min read

Old town Cartagena
Old town Cartagena

Staying within the Walled City of Cartagena Colombia. Offers a unique and extraordinary experience for several reasons:

  1. Historic Charm: The Walled City, also known as the Old Town or Ciudad Amurallada. It's a UNESCO World Heritage. Site filled with colonial architecture, cobblestone streets, and vibrant colors. Staying here grants you to surround by colonial buildings and involve with the history, culture and energy of the city.

  2. Central Location: The Walled City is in the heart of Cartagena. Making it easy to explore the city's attractions. Such as the Castillo San Felipe de Barajas, the Palace of the Inquisition, and the Church of San Pedro Claver. Cartagena's best restaurants, shops, and nightlife venues are also within walking distance.

  3. Safety: The Walled City is guarded and protected by the police and private security. Making it one of the safest areas in Cartagena to stay. Their presence adds layer of security, so visitors can explore and walk around in peace.

  4. Cultural Experience: Staying in the Walled City provides an authentic Colombian experience. You will be able to interact with the local life, taste local cuisine, shop for handmade crafts and buy souvenirs in the markets and plazas.

  5. Astonished Accommodations: The Walled City offers a range of accommodation options. From boutique hotels and luxury resorts to charming guesthouses and rental apartments. Many of these accommodations are within historic buildings. Offering a unique blend of old-world charm and modern comfort.

Overall, the Walled City of Cartagena allows visitors to immerse in the city's history, culture, and architecture. While enjoying a colourful, central and safe location in the Caribbean.

- Angie