Cartagena Holidays

Located on the northern coast of Colombia, Cartagena is easily its home country's highest drawing tourist city. This former sanctuary for escaped African-American slaves is popular year-round, thanks to its beautiful beaches and lively attitude. December is an especially busy time in Cartagena, as religious festivals close schools, prompting a …

Photos from other travellers

How to get to Cartagena

Here's what you need to know about getting to Cartagena. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Cartagena takes 12 hours, 25 minutes.

When to go to Cartagena

Typical Holiday Price

1096 € per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Cartagena varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - February is the cheapest month to go to Cartagena.

Where to stay in Cartagena

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Cartagena, according to other travellers.

Nearby destinations


Santa Marta