Family Fun In The Caribbean

Explore The Caribbean Coast For A Truly Unique Family Vacation

Overview

It’s time to re-imagine the typical family holiday for an enriching Colombia travel experience everyone will remember for a lifetime. This eight-day adventure has all the ingredients for an unforgettable family journey along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast. Pack for a little adventure, a healthy dose of local history and traditional culture, beautiful beaches and mountains, foodie experiences and heaps of fun.

Trip Details

Who will like it

Open-minded families who want to explore a culture and setting that’s different to their own

Trip length

9 nights, 10 days

Cost

From $3,500 per person

From $4,950 per person (high season)

Lowdown

Day 1

Arrive in Bogotá

Transfer to Your City Retreat

Choose from the following hotels: W Hotel – For young at heart families Four Seasons, Casa Medina – Colonial gem in a fabulous neighbourhood

Dinner at at top Usaquen restaurant

Day 2

Travel to Santa Marta

Catch an early flight to Santa Marta where you’ll be met at the airport with private vehicle that will transfer you to the lush jungle and rugged beaches of Parque Tayrona, the jewel in the crown of Colombia’s national park system. Lunch will be served on the beach at El Cañaveral. Mum can enjoy a massage while dad enjoys the nearby nature trails with the children.

Stay: Eco-Habs – rustic, indigenous-style huts inside the park Villa Cayena – an upscale beach house with a pool on the outskirts of the national park

Day 3

Explore Parque Tayrona

Awake early and make the most of the day. Explore the park’s nature trails and stop to swim on the way. A guide will be made available to accompany you but you’re free to venture off on your own. You’ll have a picnic to take with you to tide you over until your return.

Day 4

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Breakfast will be served on the beach before your vehicle arrives to take you into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the world’s fastest climbing coastal mountain range. You will be taken by 4×4 to Minca, a sleepy coffee town emerging from a troubled history. We’ll visit the La Victoria, coffee farm and craft brewery where you’ll have lunch and learn about Colombia’s coffee. By early afternoon we’ll reach your cloud lodge where you’ll stay for the next two nights.

Day 5

Mountain Life

From your privileged perch on the side of this verdant mountain, the views of the Caribbean are stunning. There’s ample opportunities to explore the rivers, forests and waterfalls on foot or visit the impressive, Proaves bird reserve. Cooking classes, mountain biking or horse riding are also available.

Day 6

Travel to Cartagena

Breakfast will be served before your vehicle arrives to take you down the mountain and take you to Cartagena de Indias, the colonnial jewel in Colombia’s Caribbean crown. On the way we’ll stop for lunch at Puerto Velero, a breezy beach that specializes in water sports – wind surfing, etc. If you wish to we can break the journey up with a fun visit to the Museo del Caribe in Barranquilla with an interactive trip through the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Upon arrival in Cartagena you’ll check in to your 4- or 5-star hotel in time for an early dinner at one of our favorite child-friendly restaurants.

Stay:
Hotel Quadrifolio – Stylish colonial mansionHotel
Casa San Agustin – A boutique hotel with an intimate, polished feel
Sofitel Legend Santa Clara – An iconic brand and location with impressive suites, gardens and rooftop pool

Day 7

The Real Cartagena

A concierge will meet you at the house and take you to the quay to jump aboard your private speedboat or yacht for a day Island Hopping in Style. Spend the day island hopping in style, snorkeling and swimming in the idyllic waters of the Rosario Islands. You’ll have lunch at one of our favorite beach clubs. In the evening dinner will be served at one of Cartagena’s most traditional restaurants.

Day 8

Rosario Islands

A concierge will meet you at the house and take you to the quay to jump aboard your private speedboat or yacht for a day Island Hopping in Style. Spend the day island hopping in style, snorkeling and swimming in the idyllic waters of the Rosario Islands. You’ll have lunch at one of our favorite beach clubs. In the evening dinner will be served at one of Cartagena’s most traditional restaurants.

Day 9

Beautiful Birds in Baru

There’s another chance to check out some of Colombia’s beautiful wildlife with a visit to the Baru bird sanctuary, with an impressive collection of more than 160 different species. Lunch will be served on the beach. Upon your return to Cartagena there will be a child-friendly treasure hunt that takes your little pirates through the city’s museums and public squares in search for hidden treasure.

Day 10

Fly Home

A vehicle will collect you from the hotel and take you to the airport. We’ll send you home with some little gifts for those left at home. Hasta Luego.

Plan your Trip

Explore new territory with your loved ones this summer. Contact our family travel experts to organize a trip built around your needs

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