10 Best Beach Resorts In Cartagena, Colombia

Siddhartha
Siddhartha 
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Cartagena is the capital city of the Bolívar region and is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the Americas. Its cobbled streets, charming colonial architecture, and lush landscapes inspired the works of Nobel Prize laureate, Gabriel García Márquez. Quick access to the Caribbean Sea and beautiful beaches along with a vivid nightlife, mouthwatering cuisines, and excellent tourist facilities make Cartagena an ideal destination for a beachside vacation. Visitors can enjoy a restful vacation due to the presence of archipelagos and islands such as Tierra Bomba Island, Múcura Islan, and Barú Island in its vicinity.

Keep reading to discover the best beach resorts in Cartagena, Colombia, that complement your dream holiday by the Caribbean Sea.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 17, 2024.

1. Hilton Cartagena (from USD 216)

Hilton Cartagena offers rooms and suites with gorgeous ocean views to guests who wish to make the most out of their beachside holiday. Accommodation with city views is also available. Beaches such as Playas El Laguito and Playa Castillo Grande are within 1.0 km (0.62 mi) from the hotel and can be visited easily to enjoy the Caribbean sun.

When not having fun at the beach, guests can make the most of the resort’s facilities such as outdoor swimming pools, a tennis court, and a fitness center.

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Hilton Cartagena

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Avenida Almirante Brion, Carrera 1, El Laguito
4.29 km (2.7 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

Other beach accommodations in Cartagena, Colombia

2. Hotel Regatta Cartagena (from USD 140)

If you are looking for a peaceful beach getaway, Hotel Regatta Cartagena is ideal for you. It is located across a beach that is relatively less crowded. Moreover, guests can relish spectacular sunset views from one of the two rooftop pools.

Spacious and comfortable rooms await guests after a day of fun and frolic at the beach. And if you want to relax with a massage at the day’s end, you can easily avail one within the premises of the hotel.

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Hotel Regatta Cartagena

Wifi Available

Address: Cra 1 Nº 5-82
3.57 km (2.3 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

3. Hotel Dann Cartagena (from USD 156)

From rooms that offer views of the ocean to a swimming pool that overlooks the shore, Hotel Dann Cartagena is a great choice for spending holidays by the beach. All rooms are air-conditioned and some even come with a balcony for relishing the balmy air of the ocean.

Fine amenities are well-complemented by the hotel’s friendly and helpful staff. Guests can concentrate on enjoying their holiday as they can get their laundry done and avail of daily housekeeping services during their stay.

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Hotel Dann Cartagena

Wifi Available

Address: Avenida Las Velas No 1-60, El Laguito
4.05 km (2.6 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

4. Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals (from USD 220)

Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals is located in the vicinity of not one but three beaches. You can conveniently visit the beaches - Playa De Bocagrande, Playas El Laguito, and Playa Castillo Grande as all three beaches are within a 12-minute drive from the hotel.

The hotel boasts elegant colonial architecture and is surrounded by extensive tropical gardens. Its excellent facilities such as indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a semi-Olympic swimming pool, and a restaurant serving regional gourmet specialties ensure an unforgettable experience.

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Hotel Caribe by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Bocagrande, Carrera. 1a # 2-87
3.9 km (2.5 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

5. Hotel Cartagena Plaza (from USD 184)

A beachfront hotel overlooking Playa De Bocagrande, Hotel Cartagena Plaza provides easy beach access to its guests. Guests can choose from anything between standard rooms and spacious suites according to their needs and budget. The rooms are completely renovated and offer lovely views of the sea or the city. Multiple restaurants are present on-site and offer delightful gastronomic experiences. Room service is also available.

Guests can also soak up the Caribbean sun in a panoramic pool on the 18th floor of the hotel.

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Hotel Cartagena Plaza

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Bocagrande, Carrera 1ra No.6 -154, Cartagena de Indias
3.3 km (2.1 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Business centre Babysitting/child services Laundry

6. Hotel Capilla del Mar (from USD 146)

In addition to being a beachfront property, Hotel Capilla del Mar offers rooms with private balconies ideal for relishing the beach vibes, albeit from a distance.

Its rooftop houses a panoramic swimming pool and provides wonderful views of the cityscape as well as that of the sea. The presence of an adjoining cocktail bar and comfortable lounging space make the rooftop swimming pool area a wonderful spot for relaxing after a day out on Capilla del Mar beaches which is just a one-minute walk away.

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Hotel Capilla del Mar

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Cra 1 No. 8 -12, Bocagrande
3.09 km (2.0 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

7. Apartamentos Palmetto - Frente al Mar

Those traveling with families or in large groups can book their stay at Apartamentos Palmetto - Frente al Mar and look forward to a fun-filled holiday by the beach. This aparthotel offers two-bedroom apartments that can easily accommodate up to eight guests. These apartments come with a balcony which is ideal for taking in views of the magnificent sea and mesmerizing sunsets.

An outdoor swimming pool is available all year round but if you fancy the surf and the sand, the closest beach is just a short walk away.

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Apartamentos Palmetto - Frente al Mar

Wifi Available

Address: CRA 1 NO. 8-50 Edificio Palmetto
2.99 km (1.9 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Solarium

8. Seviced apartment with breathtaking views (from USD 77)

Spend your holidays in the lap of luxury by booking your stay in this beachfront penthouse. It is ideal for couples who need some privacy. Its air-conditioned bedroom is bright and cozy, thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows that open to the adjoining balcony. Similarly, the balcony can be accessed from the living room which is equipped with a large-screen television.

Leaving the doors to the balcony open lets in the balmy beach air and elevates the beach vibes of the space. You may also make use of the outdoor dining space on the balcony to relish your meals al fresco.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
3.59 km (2.3 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
157 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from my room was breathtaking
the apartment was beautiful with a great view and it in a great location
the view from the balcony is astonishing and the apartment was clean and had all the essentials
very comfortable apartment with great views of the ocean and city
rooftop pool was clean and provided a spectacular view of cartagena from afar
Cleanliness:
clean and spotless throughout
the place was very clean and spotless
it was very clean and comfortable and well equipped
upon enter the apartment smelled and looked very clean
the apartment was very clean and exactly as shown in the photos
Host:
the staff is very friendly and the host is responsive
awesome apartment and great hosts
the staff were all super friendly and funny too
carolina ana and their local staff are great host
the host should be the standard for the industry as she was perfect
Location:
the location was perfect
3rd time at this location and amazing place
beautiful apartment close to everything shops restaurants bars and anything you need
the condo is definitely a secure place
the place was as advertised and actually closer to popular places in bocagrande
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9. Hotel InterContinental Cartagena, an IHG Hotel (from USD 209)

Located in waterfront Bocagrande, Hotel InterContinental Cartagena, an IHG Hotel is only a five-minute walk to the nearest beach. Thanks to its location, wherever you go, beautiful ocean views follow. Whether you are working out at the hotel’s fitness center, swimming at the infinity pool, or enjoying a relaxing spa, rest assured of views that will captivate and motivate you.

The availability of babysitting and nanny services makes life easier for new parents and lets them have their share of fun without any worry.

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Hotel InterContinental Cartagena, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Bocagrande, Carrera 1 #5-01
3.63 km (2.3 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

10. Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia (from USD 141)

Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia not only provides stylish accommodation by the sea but also offers a lot of activities to make your holiday memorable. It houses a casino that hosts spectacular shows in addition to providing a chance to try your luck. The hotel also has a dedicated space for playing video games and a game room for children to keep its young guests entertained.

A sports bar, spa, and hairdressing salon are a few of the other facilities that are worth checking out. And if you want to visit the beach, the nearest one is just a three-minute walk away.

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Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: Av. San Martin Calle 6
3.48 km (2.2 mi) from Walls of Cartagena

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

Fun times await at Cartagena

The geography of Cartagena makes it one of the ideal destinations to enjoy a beachside holiday in the Caribbean. And by staying at any of the above accommodations, you can rest assured of creating wonderful memories that will last for a lifetime.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Always a storyteller and often a wannabe stand-up comic, Siddhartha hails from the beautiful state of Assam in northeastern India. He considers writing to be his first love, but he can often be...Read more

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