EDITORIAL

Luxury shopping

Cartagena offers you the opportunity to enjoy a shopping spree in the city’s most exclusive stores and boutiques. Stop in on Malva, the department…

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Set sail in style

Relax on white sand beaches, explore stunning coral reefs and dive into a turquoise sea, as you visit the beautiful Rosario Islands, Tierra Bomba,…

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FIESTA

There are few things more legendary than a night out in Cartagena. Dubbed the Jewel of the Caribbean, it offers unique rhythmic and musical…

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Art Hitlist

Culture and art are an intrinsic part of the Cartagena experience. Art enthusiasts will be blown away by the huge choice of private galleries,…

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LURE DRINKS

Mixing cocktails is an art form, which fuses flavors, colors and aromas. Sample the city’s best as you marvel at the sunset, take in…

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Five senses

The experience of sampling Cartagena’s fusion cuisine will stimulate all five senses, with a whole host of ways to discover and delight in the…

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On famous streets

The narrow streets of Cartagena tell their own unique stories. The curious and original names give visitors a peek into the adventures that they…

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Dinner Tcherassi-style

The essence of coastal Italian cooking will conquer your palate with a five-course meal at Vera Restaurant. Celebrate alongside your family and friends with a…

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Under The Sky

Set in the famed Getsemaní neighborhood, the Allure Chocolat hotel by Karisma has prepared a surprise-filled night. The festivities begin with dinner: you can choose from the restaurant Red…

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Barbarosa Party

An unforgettable experience will be held in a colonial mansion for New Years eve with Barbarosa, an open air house party with three world…

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Welcome 2019

We welcome the new year with our shiny new Lure City Guide Cartagena (Volume 11), bursting with all the best that the city has…

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DEAR LURE TRAVELER

We offer you the best of the best of Cartagena’s hotels, restaurants, culture and fashion. If our suggestions have met your expectations, show us…

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NATURE IN ALL ITS GLORY

Experience a stunning natural world as you journey through forests, national parks, mangroves and gardens; marvel at exotic bird species and awe-inspiring landscapes, and…

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SPECIAL OCASSIONS

If you’re on the hunt for a guiding hand to plan your corporate events, social celebrations and weddings, this selection of experts is ready…

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SENSORY EXPERIENCES

Connect with each of your senses as you embark on authentic and tantalizing culinary experiences. Take part in a variety of drink tastings, pairing…

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THE GREEN WAVE

Green Apple was founded in 2018 in response to the ever increasing environmental impact of tourism on the city. The not-for-profit works with bars,…

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COLOMBIA A MANO

HANDICRAFTS Proudly Colombian and lovingly handmade by talented local artisans, you can’t look upon these spectacular souvenirs without wanting to take them home. Carry…

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SPAS

Make time for yourself and your personal well-being by booking an escape at one of these luxurious oases, dedicated to your relaxation and inner…

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Natural ways

For nature lovers, Cartagena is a veritable treasure waiting to be explored. It is home to a priceless ecosystem of flora and fauna that…

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CARTAGENA OPENINGS

The Colombian Caribbean offers up plans for every taste, from restful getaways and days on the beach with great cocktails and local dishes to…

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NEW OPENINGS

Every day Cartagena reinvents itself, with La Heroica providing the ideal setting for new hotels, bars, cafés and stores. Here is a round-up of…

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CITY OF FESTIVALS

Culture seeps through Cartagena’s pores all year round, with ceaseless events for every taste: literature, music, cinema and journalism. The city boasts a hectic…

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Meet the Locals

The beating heart of any city is its people, the ordinary and anonymous characters that wander its streets and beaches on a daily basis….

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HANDMADE IN COLOMBIA

Cartagena de Indias proudly plays home to a number of luxury, Colombian-made handicrafts brands, with talented hands creating products which showcase the true identity…

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CLASH OF TITANS

One of the world’s most demanding physical competitions heads to Cartagena on December 3. This triathlon will see participants swim 1.9 Km in the…

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Rosario Beach Club

Cartagena Openings

La Heroica is undoubtedly one of the most prominent locations for luxury brands, restaurants and design stores, while the stunning Islas del Rosario provide a…

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Galavanta

COLOMBIA TAILORED TRAVEL

Galavanta is a travel agency which specializes in creating tailor-made private journeys to Colombia’s most inspiring destinations. Their itineraries (also available in English and…

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Bridal Guide

Boasting extraordinary romanticism, an intriguing colonial history and the magic of the tropics, Cartagena is a unique wedding destination. It is little wonder that…

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Tributes – FICCI 57

French actors Denis Lavant and Vincent Cassel, and Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul will be this year’s special guests at FICCI. Each of these famed cinematic…

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