Cartagena Bay, located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, is one of the most impressive bays in South America. It is full of history, elegance and unforgettable landscapes. Book your bay tour to enjoy this extraordinary experience
A look at history
The Bay of Cartagena has witnessed multiple historical changes and maritime intrigues.
Founded by the Spanish in 1533, Cartagena was an indispensable port in the framework of trade between Europe and the Americas.
The imposing fortresses that line the bay, such as the fabulous castle of San Felipe de Barajas, were created to protect the city from pirate and corsair attacks. These monuments, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, are silent treasures of the great history of the Bay of Cartagena. Discover the history of San Felipe de Barajas.
The beaches and islands
Cartagena Bay is full of beautiful white sand beaches and wonderful islands that offer perfect getaways with friends or family, with crystal clear water, typical of the Caribbean Sea. Discover the beautiful places that you cannot miss during trips to Cartagena .
The Rosario Islands
An hour by boat from Cartagena, the Rosario Islands are a beautiful preserved archipelago, which brings together beaches of unparalleled beauty and exceptional marine life. You can discover the pleasures of diving, scuba diving or simply relax on the white sand beaches.
This neighboring island is known for its Playa Blanca beach, where you can lounge in the sun, sample fresh seafood, and engage in exciting nautical activities.
The San Bernardo Islands
A little further away, the San Bernardo Islands offer a calmer experience, with turquoise waters and lush flora. The island of Múcura is unmatched in terms of calm.
To fully discover Cartagena Bay, you can take a boat excursion or boat rental with Cartagena-Tours . You can choose from a multitude of options, historical tours around wonderful romantic sunset trails.
The Bay of Cartagena is a Colombian jewel, leaving unforgettable memories. Between its wonderful history, its paradisiacal beaches and its boat adventures, this bay offers an original experience for every type of traveler.