A Beach Extravaganza
Prices start at $1,925 per person excluding international flights.
Beach your way around Colombia on this fun packed itinerary which will see you venture in one of the most pristine Caribbean beaches the country has to offer. You can also get into a faster pulse in the culture and history rich Bogota and Cartagena to ensure your holiday is colourful and varied.
Travel to Colombia
International flight to Bogota. There is now a direct service from London which takes just over 11 hours.
After breakfast you will have half day visit to the historic centre of Bogota known as La Candelaria. You will also visit Bolivar Square, the Botero Museum and the Gold Museum, one the finest of its kind in the world. Your day will end with a visit to the Santuario de Monserrate, a symbol of Bogotá. You will ride the cable car or funicular to reach it at 500m. The site offers the incredible panorama of the city on one side and the Andes on the other.
Transferred to the airport for your flight to Cartagena and then taken to your hotel. You will start the next day with a morning Panoramic City Tour which will take you to the famous Monasterio and Iglesia de La Popa built in 1606 from where the best city and seaviews are waiting. The following day, you will have full day excursion by boat to the Archipiélago del Rosario, located approximately one hour from Cartagena.
The national park is ringed by coral reefs and lapped by clear blue waters and is the habitat for a large variety of marine fauna - the perfect opportunity for snorkeling and relaxation. Your last day will be free but you may opt to do a half day visit to some local markets and a cooking class with lunch included or even a walking city tour.
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for a direct flight to San Andrés. Upon arrival and taken to your hotel. The archipelago of San Andres is located to the northwest of the Colombian mainland in the Caribbean and was declared a UNESCO Biosphere reserve in 2000.
It is believed that the islands were first discovered by Christopher Columbus on his second journey but they were administered by the English from 1631. This influence is still visible in the local language spoken on the islands “patois” a mixture of English and Spanish.
The island is well known for its beaches, some with pink coral in the sand, the sea of seven colours with its clear turquoise blue waters in varying tones. The following day you will take a short flight to Providencia Island where you have access to the UNESCO protected biosphere coral reefs which are one of the best preserved in the world.
From Providencia you will fly back to San Andres to connect with a flight back to the capital city and catch your onward international flights home.