The city of Cartagena located in Columbia is nearly surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. The protected Cartagena Beach consisting of small, coral stones can be found only a few meters outside of the ancient Walled City. The beach is spread along the peninsula of Bocagrande and Laguito and extends across the other well-known tourist area of Cartagena. The Cartagena Beach comprises of brown sand as there is a distinct lack of offshore coral reefs. It is the coral reefs that are responsible for white sand which in reality are the tiny fragments of shells and coral that make up the reefs eco system.
Cartegana is dotted with various beaches that are known for its pristine beauty and vibrant atmosphere. The list of Cartegana Beaches is as follows :
All the above beaches are famous because of their close proximity to various hotels in the city. Swimming, diving, snorkeling, and parasailing among others are common activities on these beaches. Moreover, white sand along with lush blue water makes it an ideal place for picnic goers. To double your fun, restaurants, hotels, discos and night clubs are very near to the beach. Enjoy your day at the beaches that offer a sparkling and colorful atmosphere and straight away head towards hotels or restaurants without travelling too much.
Ideal Time To Visit
You can visit Cartegana Beach at any time of the year as winters are usually calm and cool and summers are mild and pleasant.
How to reach Cartegana?
Cartegana is easily accessible from the city by car, bus, rail or plane. You can also take a ship to the Cartagena port.
The local currency used here is US Dollar (USD $).