Rent A Boat In Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia - Updated 2024

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Cartagena, also known as the Old Town of Cartagena de Indias, is the unchallenged queen of the Caribbean Coast. Originally founded in 1533 as an important Spanish port, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Old Town is all about centuries-old, high colonial stone walls that peer out over the brilliantly blue Caribbean, while leafy boulevards make walking around a pleasure. Immersing yourself in theatre, art, and history is equally exciting as taking a dip in the sea. However, nothing beats the feel of the wind of the high seas in your face as you take a boat out onto the ocean. Here are the best places to rent a boat in Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia – from private charters and sailboats to yachts and catamarans, there’s something here to suit everyone!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 08, 2024.

1. Bay of Cartagena yacht (from USD 1200)

Stay aboard this extremely comfortable 34-foot-long (10-metre) yacht, on which you can not only enjoy the stunning sunsets of Cartagena Bay, but also take it out for day trips to the Rosario Islands, Isla Barú, or the Cholón Islands.

This wonderfully equipped, fully air-conditioned boat features one bedroom with a double bed and a bathroom with a shower. The space also features a kitchenette with a fridge and a microwave for whipping up quick meals. The boat has a great sound system, so you can listen to your favourite music as you enjoy a glass of wine or a cuppa, staring at the brilliant hues of the Caribbean sunset.

Stayed at this property?
Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
2.02 km (1.3 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
3 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 12 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 12

2. Private boat charter

If you’re a large group of friends or a family and wish to enjoy an authentic Cartagena sailing and boating experience, then this beautiful, 28-foot-long (8.5-metre) offshore boat charter is perfect! Rent the boat for a day and take it out to explore the islands of Baru, the Rosario Islands, or any other island in the Caribbean.

Not only does the boat provide a bed, but it also provides a whole range of safety equipment and amenities, including tools, an extinguisher, life vests, an on-board cooler, and even a Bluetooth stereo. Simply pack your beach essentials, snorkelling and diving gear, meals, and drinks, and buy ice from the Marina before boarding the boat. What’s more, they even offer night cruises around beautiful Cartagena Bay!

Stayed at this property?
Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
2.48 km (1.6 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
52 reviews  
Boat 1 Bed 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
beautiful boat super clean and well kept
alex was great with communication the boat was clean and convenient to find
the boat was super clean and spacious
he was so attentive kind and helpful
he was very responsive and made sure the boat was equipped with everything we needed
alex was very communicative and checkin was easy
luis our captain was super knowledgeable and friendly taking us to secret snorkel spots and famous beaches alike
alex and his sister (who welcomed us at the marina) were super friendly and attentive
great way to spend the day harrison dropped us off close to our hotel too
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3. Islander sailboat

Why stay in a hotel when you can stay on a luxurious boat? Rent the Islander sailboat in Cartagena – a cosy, comfortable space, perfect for sailing around Cartagena and the Caribbean islands close by.

The spacious boat features a bedroom with a double bed and a sofa bed in the common spaces, easily accommodating up to four people. The boat even features a bathroom, and a kitchen, and a dining room. Head to the cafeteria at the dock for stocking up on essentials or use the laundry area if you are renting the boat for a long time. Sleep while you’re docked or sleep under a blanket of stars, both making for a wonderful experience.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
1.86 km (1.2 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
5 reviews  
Boat 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

4. Caro Blue catamaran

Have a thrilling Cartagena Caribbean Sea adventure aboard this stunner of a boat, known as the Caro Blue, a 35-foot (10.7-metre) beauty of a catamaran. The Caro Blue features four bedrooms with double beds, a dining room that can even double up as a fifth bedroom, two comfortable, well-equipped bathrooms, and a fully equipped modern kitchen with two fridges, two stoves, and other kitchen essentials and utensils for making meals and enjoying them onboard.

During the day, the cushions and sofas on the deck are a great way to enjoy a beer and enjoy the Caribbean Sea and the sun. What’s more, a great sound system on board is a wonderful way to sail and chill out in the Caribbean.

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Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
1.94 km (1.3 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
3 reviews  
Boat 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Sea Ray yacht

Luxury gets a new meaning with this 60-foot (18-metre) stunner of a yacht, which is perfect for a group of 12 people. It can be rented for a cruise around the Rosario Islands. The spacious, luxurious three-bedroom Sea Ray yacht also features a living area and a well-equipped kitchenette that includes sodas and fruit. The yacht can be rented for eight hours and can be used for holidays, yacht parties, get-togethers, reunions, bachelor/bachelorette events, and more.

Stayed at this property?
Cartagena , Bolivar, Colombia
499 meters (0.4 ft) from Walls of Cartagena
Boat 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

6. Sailboat in Cartagena

How would you like to be rocked to sleep by small waves and wake up to the same? This gorgeous, six-person sailboat is luxury central and the perfect place to spend a vacation in Cartagena. This stunning, entirely air-conditioned sailboat features two private cabins with two bathrooms large enough to accommodate six people. The sailboat also features a kitchen with modern cooking equipment, including a microwave, stove, and fridge, making whipping up and storing meals very easy.

The best part about this sailboat is that it is located close to the club area of Cartagena, as well as to convenience and grocery stores, such as Carulla. The Marina also features several restaurants and cafes. What’s more, the walled city is just a five-minute ride away.

Stayed at this property?
Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
2.02 km (1.3 mi) from Walls of Cartagena
17 reviews  
Boat 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

At sea in Cartagena

Nothing trumps staying on a boat and sailing the perfect waters of the stunning Caribbean. Stay at one of these amazing houseboats in Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia, and have a whale of a time on your sun and sea holiday.

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