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Barú: the paradise you must visit in Cartagena

Barú: the paradise you must visit in Cartagena

If your passion is to get to know enchanting beaches with warm and crystal clear waters, you must know and live the Barú experience. Let yourself be surprised by everything that this island of Cartagena has to offer, full of color, freshness and flavor!

How to get there?

Access to the island can be by water, crossing the Bay of Cartagena. You can take boats and yachts that depart from the tourist pier of La Bodeguita.

Where to stay?

Baru offers a wide variety of accommodation options, from luxurious hotels to rustic beach cabins, to suit the needs and tastes of any traveler. Here are our recommendations!


  1. Isla Del Encanto: it is located at the southern end of Barú. It offers great accommodation options with full meals and single-day plans. It has standard rooms and suites, as well as beautiful bungalows (cabins).
  2. Hotel Majagua: It is located in the Rosario Islands within the Corales del Rosario National Natural Park and has access to a private beach. It also offers different accommodation plans and provides the option of a day pass. The hotel organizes bird-watching excursions and offers diving courses on the coral reefs.


What to do?

National Aviary of Colombia: It is the largest in South America. This paradise is located on Barú Island, next to Playa Blanca, exactly 50 minutes from the city of Cartagena.


You will have the opportunity to meet hundreds of birds and even interact with them. You will be able to see harpy eagles, different species of macaws, cardinals, curassows, black-winged stilts, curlews, parakeets, woodpeckers, condors and the well-known pink flamingos.


Come explore this paradise in 2023 with your family, partner or friends. Book your ideal accommodation in Cartagena now on our website: www.hotelalmirantecartagena.com.co!


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