Sonesta Hotel Cartagena

Near Islands

Rosario Islands

This beautiful archipelago shaped by coral reefs that make its waters and beaches an excellent option for those seeking a cool, natural, comfort and private day. Rosario lies just across the bay from Cartagena, 46km southwest of the city. It takes approximately an hour to get there from Cartagena. The attractions that you will find include, the Aquarium and The Rosario National Coral Park. You can also visit the islands by boat, spend an afternoon watching a dolphin show, go scuba diving, jet skiing or snorkeling.

Tierra Bomba and Bocachica Islands

These are the islands closest to Cartagena, 30 and 45 minutes away by launch or yacht. Located to the south of the city, they have fresh water showers, bars, restaurants, sport fishing, and offers the chance to visit the “Castillo de San Fernando de Bocachica” historical monument.

White Beach

When the sun illuminates the fine grains of sand “Playa Blanca”, the show is only natural. The crystal clear turquoise water of this beach is an inevitable destination for those who want to go to gravitate to a different part of the walled city. Rest, comfort, eco-tourism and a unique view of one of the most beautiful islands bordering Cartagena, characterizes “Playa Blanca”, 35 minutes from town.