Three days in La Heroica will allow you to enjoy the best that the city has to offer. Here are some recommendations for 72 unforgettable hours.


8:00 A.M.
Start your trip with a bike ride around the Getsemaní neighborhood and take in some of its most iconic sculptures and statues. To avoid any hassle, book your tour before you arrive in Cartagena.

11:00 A.M.
Head to Caffé Lunático for a hearty Colombian breakfast. Delight your senses with a plantain hash brown, chorizo, soft cheese, sour cream and eggs scrambled with tomato and onion, alongside a coffee, tea, fresh juice or fruit.

1:00 P.M.
Savor the delights of La Cocina de Pepina, in Getsemaní, and satisfy your cravings with a whole host of excellent Caribbean dishes.

3:00 P.M.
Rent one of Luxury Boats Cartagena’s exclusive vessels and take an incredible journey out to sea to marvel at the spectacular views of La Heroica in the afternoon.

7:00 P.M.
Get your night started in style at Rosa Mezcal Taquería, where you can enjoy delectable Mexican fare, beers, cocktails, mezcal and tequila.


9:00 A.M.
Discover the secrets of coffee with a visit to Folklore Colombian Café, as you start your day exploring its flavors with all your senses. The staff can roast you a fresh batch so that you can take some Colombian coffee home.

11:00 A.M.
Enjoy an island day pass at Aura Hotel Barú and pick a plan that suits you, so that you can continue to delight in the best of Cartagena and the surrounding area.

3:00 P.M.
Make your way to the historic center and let your taste buds run wild with Mila’s exquisite dessert offerings. It’s the perfect way to sweeten your day.

8:00 P.M.
It’s time for a cocktail. Head to El Barón Café & Liquor Bar, in the Plaza San Pedro Claver and try one of their delicious mixes in the company of friends and family.

10:00 P.M.
When you head out to party, Getsemaní’s Bazurto Social Club is the place to go for a good night out. This colorful venue, which has been around for ten years, brings out the best of Cartagena’s popular culture.

DÍA 3: 

8:00 A.M.
La Brioche starts serving at 7:00 am, so kickstart your day at the city center or Bocagrande with some healthy dishes, special platters, eggs, classic breakfast offerings or sandwiches. There is also a children’s menu.

11:00 A.M.
In the city center you’ll find La Serrezuela, Centro Artesano and Daniela Salcedo’s boutique; all ideal locations to pick up some unique and beautiful souvenirs, including handicrafts and jewelry.

1:00 P.M.
Sample the delights on offer at Mar y Zielo or Doña Lola. You can also grab some lunch at La Serrezuela’s El Tentadero. We suggest that you accompany your order with a nice glass of wine.

6:00 P.M.
Move to the sound of Caribbean music. Crazy Salsa, in the historic center, offers classes to those wanting to learn some salsa or Latin rhythms. Try your hand at these dances and enjoy a different experience.

9:00 P.M.
Visit El Baluarte San Francisco Javier for a beautiful final evening in La Heroica. As well as boasting incredible sea views, this place also serves up delicious tapas and a range of dishes and liquors.