Real estate investors have their eyes firmly fixed on this attractive neighborhood, a hallmark of the city, and the region’s rapid development. With an enviable location straddling the Ciénaga de la Virgen marshlands and the stunning Caribbean Sea, this area is ideal for those looking to engage in watersports, ecotourism and golf, or simply to enjoy relaxing in the sun.

The Zona Norte is home to large real estate projects like Karibana, as well as luxurious, renowned hotel chains, including Conrad Cartagena, Las Américas, Radisson, Estelar, Meliá, Holiday Inn and Sonesta. That’s not to mention the elegant spas waiting to pamper you, and fine dining Michelin-starred options, such as Ramón Freixa’s Erre.