Head to the hidden gems of the Caribbean Sea: the fascinating islands of Cartagena-Tours .
Whether this is your first visit or you have already fallen under the spell of these tropical paradises on a previous trip, discover the three best islands in Cartagena that this region has to offer.
One of the most famous islands of the archipelago is the island of Barú, connected to the mainland only by a road. The Island of Barú is recognized for its marvelous beautiful Cartagena white sand beach called Playa Blanca , and attracts many visitors in search of relaxation.
Isla Barú is one of the most beautiful islands in Cartagena.
Located about an hour by boat from the city center, this island paradise offers an idyllic setting with its white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Adventure seekers can explore the Corales del Rosario y San Bernardo National Natural Park, home to a wide variety of marine species.
The Rosario archipelago (Islas del Rosario) is made up of about 30 small coral islands. It is a must for lovers of diving and snorkeling, with its coral reef rich in colorful and diverse marine fauna. The Rosario Islands are recognized for their natural beauty, crystal clear waters and exceptional marine biodiversity.
Visitors can also visit the local Oceanarium, where they will have the opportunity to observe various marine species in their natural habitat.
Some of the islands in the archipelago are uninhabited and untamed, while others abound with exceptional activities to discover. The Rosario Islands are part of the Corales del Rosario and San Bernardo National Natural Park, created in 1977 to protect the coral and marine ecosystems of the region.
Numerous boat excursions are available from Cartagena to the Rosario Islands, the 4 Rosario Islands , or the 5 Rosario Islands . These excursions allow visitors to enjoy the beaches and swim in the crystal clear waters while taking in the magnificent scenery.
Land Bomb Cartagena
Finally, Tierra Bomba also deserves your attention. This large island off the Colombian coast offers an escape from the touristy city.
With its calm and relaxed atmosphere, it is the perfect place for those looking to relax while enjoying panoramic views of the historic city.
Tierra Bomba Island is known for its rich and authentic culture and its spectacular landscape bathed by the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Here you will also find a number of small traditional villages where you can enjoy typical Caribbean cuisine served by the friendly locals who have lived here for generations.
Each of these three island destinations has its own charm that attracts travelers. From picturesque landscapes to exciting activities, there is something for everyone in these hidden gems around Cartagena!