10 Amazing Bachelor Party Ideas In Cartagena, Colombia - Updated 2024

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Immersed in the beauty of ancient culture, boasting friendly people, and filled with mesmerizing buildings, the walled city of Cartagena is a lovely place to visit. Occupied by several civilizations, this city has gained valuable knowledge and skills which reflect in its culture like bright light. Find various colonial buildings lined with flowers, horse carriages, gorgeous beaches, local delicious cuisines, and boutiques in the city to satisfy the travel appetite for all. For the thrill-seekers, there is scuba diving or snorkeling at the San Bernardo reef where you can witness the depths of the sea. There are also many stunning options for celebrations - weddings, birthdays, and bachelor parties. Eating, drinking ,and having fun looking over the beach or in a perfectly decorated place is what a bachelor party should be all about. So, let’s discover some amazing bachelor party ideas in Cartagena, Colombia.

1. Dance your way through Cartagena on a salsa tour (from USD 65.0)

Dancing on the foot-tapping beats of salsa, learning the essence of the dance form while indulging in some mouth-watering cuisines - sound interesting? This half-day tour will let you discover the exquisite dance culture of Cartagena, introduce you to this amazing dance form, invite you to two dance clubs with welcome drinks, and visit some live venues with the instructor. They welcome you with a refreshing cocktail and end the tour with a drink as well which is quite interesting. With all this in one package, it is the perfect deal for a bachelor party so don’t waste any time and dive into this dancing party.

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Salsa Tour in Cartagena, Colombia

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

65 reviews

2. Drink up at Cartagena Craft Beer

Drinking beer is something for all. Immerse in the rare craft beer that you will find in Cartagena, eat some local specialties, and enjoy your evening. If you are a beer lover then this will be a paradise for you and should definitely not be missed. Drink up to your heart’s desire, dance to the rock music in the background, and have a spectacular time with your buddies.

Cartagena Craft Beer

Address: Cl. 29 #1027, Cartagena, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

Opening hours: 4pm - 12am (daily)

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3. Have a magical night at the famous Cafe Havana

Visit the popular Cafe Havana, with its bright ambiance, salsa dancing, potent mojitos to warm the patrons. This place is exceptional and you can sense the local tradition from the minute you walk into the door. The food menu is good with some unique Cuban dishes which will make your taste buds go insane. The live salsa music will get you on the dance floor before you even know it. Enjoy a wonderful evening, drinking and dancing with your loved ones.

Cafe Havana

Address: Cra. 10 #ESQUINA, Cartagena, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

Opening hours: 8:30pm - 4am (daily) (closed on Mon & Tues)

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4. Get your appetite up for a Bazurto market tour (from USD 115.0)

Cooking is like a refreshing activity that fills your stomach and your soul. Imagine learning to cook some indigenous recipes in Cartagena. Start your extraordinary culinary experience upon reaching the meeting point at an open-air market filled with flavourful aromas, fresh vegetables, and bright colors. With an instructor, learn how to purchase the best products and cooking supplies. Amongst this hustle, give yourself a break and taste some exotic fruit juices and fried snacks such as papa rellena, carmanola and arepa'huevo. After all the ingredients are on the table, you will proceed to a local family kitchen where you will start preparing scrumptious Colombian cuisines like empanadas, coconut rice, and more. When you are done, enjoy the flavourful dishes you prepared. This tour is exquisite. You will even get to meet the local people, explore various Colombian cuisines, and be a part of a remarkable culinary experience.

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Cartagena Market Tour and Cooking Class Half-Day Experience

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes

101 reviews

5. Party at Babar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Going to a ravishing nightclub seems interesting, right? Search no more for the perfect club in Cartagena, as Babar is the best of them all. Be awed by the beauty of the place. You will be in for a surprise with what this place has to offer. The spectacular drink menu, delicious food, foot-tapping music, and efficient staff will make your night with the boys all the more amazing. So jump into the whirlpool of drinks, dancing, and loads of fun and you will come out with a bucketful of memories.


Address: Cl. de San Juan de Dios #Calle 31, Cartagena, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

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6. Marvel at the sunset on a Cartagena Bay cruise (from USD 35.0)

Sailing into the infinite ocean, experiencing mesmerizing coastal views, and having a drink on the deck sounds just perfect. Get on this sunset cruise with your group of friends, enjoy drinks and mouthwatering snacks, and party like there’s no tomorrow. The cruise allows a group of only 12 people which makes it a more intimate gathering. Sail into the vast expanse while eating and drinking with your loved ones and have a wonderful and memorable night.

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Sunset tour Sibarita Express 90 minutes with Open Bar

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

274 reviews

7. Spend time amid nature at National Aviary of Colombia (from USD 107.0)

A place filled with trees, fresh breeze, and hundreds of colorful birds is the true meaning of peace and calm. This amazing tour takes you on a nature walk at National Aviary of Colombia which features 138 species of birds, including the harpy eagle, the Caribbean toucan, the pink flamingos, and the crowned crane which is just beautiful to imagine. After a beautiful walk filled with colorful birds chirping around you, the tour takes you to Playa Blanca where you can relax, eat some delicious food, and rejuvenate. This tour is a boon for nature enthusiasts and bird-watchers, giving them an entire day filled with nature. For the thrill-seekers, snorkeling equipment and chairs are available at Playa Blanca. So, get ready for an exquisite day in nature.

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Eco Plan National Aviary and Lunch in Playa Mambo Beach Barú

Duration: 7 hours

47 reviews

8. Sail through Cartagena Bay on a harbor cruise (from USD 59.0)

Cruising away into the beautiful sea with the mesmerizing skyline and coastal views is a worthwhile way to spend a bachelor’s night. Board the adventurous tour that comes with a delicious three-course meal including two choices for the main course and two glasses of wine. This cruise is filled with food, booze, spectacular views, dancing, and creating memories for a lifetime. They even have a special cruise tour with a private space which could be perfect for a party. This two-hour tour must be on your list of ideas as this would make an extraordinary surprise for your buddies.

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Dinner Cruise Along Cartagena's Bay

Duration: 2 hours

124 reviews

9. Experience canoeing and bird-watching in La Virgen Swamp (from USD 120.0)

For nature lovers, this tour is like paradise on earth. Surrounded by lush green trees, chirping birds, swimming fishes, and peace and quiet, you are bound to fall in love with this mangrove forest. This tour takes on a spectacular canoe trip engulfed amongst tunnels of mangroves, interacting with different species of birds and fishes followed by a treat of refreshing coconut water. You get to interact with the fishermen of La Boquilla who cultivate these lands. The stories they will share are incredible. For a deeper understanding of the area, the tour includes a visit to the archaeological museum located in one of the islands of mangroves where you can be amazed at the extraordinary culture, followed by lunch in a local restaurant. Get together and enjoy a beautiful journey into the depths of nature and make a toast for life in the Caribbean.

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La Virgen Swamp Mangrove Forest Private Tour from Cartagena

Duration: 4 hours

6 reviews

10. Hop on a festive party bus (from USD 20.0)

Hop on this colorful festive Chiva party bus buzzing through the nightlife of Cartagena and enjoy dancing to the traditional music, unlimited drinking with friends, and having the time of your life. You will also get to see some spectacular city landmarks like San Felipe de Barajas fortress while indulging in some traditional Colombian snacks. Cruise through the streets of Cartagena in this colorful festive bus and collect memories for a lifetime.

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Rumba in Chiva Party Bus

Duration: 3 hours

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Wake up the party animal in you in Cartagena

Your bachelor party happens once in a lifetime and every moment of it should be worth remembering. So, brainstorm from the above-mentioned ideas and plan the party you deserve because the list has something for everybody.

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