recommended activities

blue apple beach house
For those that want a more exclusive experience, we recommend Blue Apple Beach House, an exclusive Island Guest House, Restaurant and Beach Club that only accepts a handful of reservations per day.  You will enjoy a great day in the sun at their private beach & pool, as well as the best food in the islands.  For $120.000 pesos you will get round-trip transport from Cartagena in their private boat, entry to the Beach Club and access to their facilities. Mention that you are a guest of Mark's for a free drink!  Boat transfers run all day, from 10am.
Visit their website, or ask for assistance making a reservation during check-in.

boat & yacht rentals

You can choose which Marina you start from (Manga, Bocagrande, Old City), what time you depart (between 8:30-11am), and where you go (we have suggested itineraries to help).

All boats include:

  • A full tank of fuel for the day

  • Captain (and assistant for larger boats/yachts)

  • Sound system

  • Cooler

Boats don't include:

  • Transportation from your rental to the marina or dock and back

  • Drinks & Ice

  • Meals/snacks but these can easily be brought along or purchased yourselves in the islands

Please contact our friends and your local concierge at for availability.

Prices range between $500-$4,000+

unique cultural experiences

Your trip to Cartagena should include in an immersion in a Cartagena's culture which contains treasure all foreigners should know.  Here are a few options our concierge, Carolina, can help set up for you:

  • Understand Cartagena on a historic city tour and go beyond to learn about the importance of Cartagena

  • Experience a traditional Salsa dance party and visit a local neighborhood to dance, eat and drink


Email our friends and your local concierge, Carolina, at

adventure & fun

This would not be a true coastal town without some exciting & one of a kind adventures to partake in.  Here are a few options our concierge, Carolina, can help set up for you:

  • Scuba diving for beginners - morning beginners class and then two guided open water dives

  • Discover Cartagena's underwater jewels at day or night dives for certified Scuba Divers

  • Play the TPC Cartagena, a Jack Nicklaus designed oceanfront golf course at Karibana

Email our friends and your local concierge, Carolina, at

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Our commitment to sustainable tourism and social responsibility.

"Cartagena Vacation Rentals S.A.S. rejects all cases of sexual exploitation, pornography, sexual tourism and all forms of sexual abuse with minors. The company commits to respect Law 679 of 2001 and report all cases of child trafficking and sexual abuse"

"We are committed to safeguarding the flora, fauna and cultural heritage of the country in accordance with Law 599 of 2000, Article 328, and will report all cases of illegal trafficking"

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