Nearby Islands

Rosario Islands

Rosario Islands

Rosario lies just across the bay from Cartagena, 46km southwest of the city. 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.  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

Tierra Bomba and Bocachica Islands

These are the islands closest to Cartagena, 30 and 45 minutes away by launch or yacht.  Located south of the city, they have freshwater showers, bars, restaurants, sport fishing and offer the chance to visit the historical monument Castle of San Fernando Bocachica.

White Beach

White Beach

When the sun illuminates the fine grains of sand of “Playa Blanca”, the natural spectacle is unique. The crystal clear turquoise waters 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.