5 Best Things to do for Couples in Cartagena, Colombia

Are you and your significant other headed to Cartagena? A destination quickly growing in popularity, this historic city offers so much culture, cuisine, and fun. Whatever your travel style or taste, you’re sure to find plenty to keep you entertained.

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Swim in a Volcano

It’s not as crazy as it sounds, but it is fun, relaxing and maybe even a little bit romantic, as you and your partner giggle your way through swimming in the murky mud. El Totumo Volcano is easy to reach from the city and many tour providers offer excursions specifically for swimming in the volcano. It’s rumored the muds have healing properties, but regardless of if it’s true or not, you’ll have fun with this one-of-a-kind activity. 

Don’t Miss the Old City!

Don’t miss Cartagena’s Old City. This romantic neighborhood is rich in culture and history, where the vibrant buildings mix with architecture dating back centuries. The cobblestone streets, the monuments, the picturesque views at every turn — you’ll be snapping photos so fast, trying not to miss a second of it. That’s where one of our local Cartagena photographers can come in handy, as they snap your vacation photos for you, while you just enjoy the destination. 

Try the Food

Whatever you do, don’t stick to the same ol’, same ol’ food you can get back in the States. Cartagena’s food scene is absolutely amazing. Try the street food, the markets and the little local cafes for a taste of Colombian cuisine that you won’t find anywhere else. 

Visit the Historic Sites

You might not have learned much about Cartagena’s past in AP History, but you can quickly catch up when you visit some of the city’s beloved historic sites. Spots to add to your list include the Gold Museum, Palace of the Inquisition, the Iglesia de San Pedro Claver and the historic walls.

Celebrate Your Love with a Vacation Photo Shoot

Finally, surprise your significant other with a romantic photoshoot on the streets of Cartagena. A professional photographer can give the two of you a truly unique souvenir — moments from this once-of-a-lifetime trip, frozen in time forever. Whatever your style or taste, we’ll put the best of you and your beau on display. 





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