Moon Cartagena & the Colombian Coast, the only standalone guide to Cartagena, offers an in-depth, local take on this vibrant city and its surrounding area
Romantic cobblestone streets and ancient ruins, golden beaches and turquoise waters: Colombia's Caribbean coastline offers relaxation and adventure in equal measure. Dive right in with Moon Cartagena & Colombia's Caribbean Coast.
Strategic itineraries for adventurers, nature-lovers, beach bums, history buffs, and more
Unique experiences and can't-miss highlights: Stroll through Cartagena's historic central district and admire the vivid bougainvillea cascading from balconies, dance to the sounds of salsa and champeta, or walk along the Old City's fortifications at sunset. Visit organic coffee farms, sample ceviche at a trendy sidewalk spot, or relax in a beachside cabana at an ecofriendly hotel
The top outdoor adventures: Find the best beaches for diving, snorkeling, kitesurfing, and more. Hike lush, forested mountains and look out for flashes of colorful feathers, or make the multiday trek to the ancient city of Ciudad Perdida
Ways to respectfully engage with culture from local Ocean Malandra, including how to support small businesses and travel ethically and sustainably
Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout
Reliable background on the landscape, history, government, and culture, including a handy Spanish phrasebook
Helpful recommendations for health and safety, plus suggestions for LGBTQ+ visitors, solo travellers, travellers with disabilities, and seniors
With Moon's expert tips and local insight, you can experience the best of Cartagena.
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