If what you want is to enjoy a beautiful honeymoon in a place not far away, Colombia has beautiful places that we are sure you will like. Here we leave some of them.
They do not need to cross the “puddle” to achieve the perfect honeymoon, there are many places that are closer than they imagine and Colombia is one of them. Whichever destination they choose from this beautiful country, they cannot leave without trying some of their traditional dishes, among which stand out: the tray paisa, the ajiaco, the sancocho or the suckling pig.
Also enjoy some refreshing drinks such as panela water, chicha, lulada or its traditional Antioquian spirit; all this to the rhythm of cumbia and vallenato. Here we leave some alternatives to choose.
1. Barranquilla: Curramba Bella
Its inhabitants, its streets and landscapes will receive them as if they were at home. It is cataloged as the city of joy and with good reason; it is the epicenter of the most important cultural festival in Colombia: the carnival of Barranquilla. They can spend a few days full of excitement, enjoying its culture and gastronomy.
If what you want is to surround yourself with nature the tour to the Cultural Park of the Caribbean is the ideal place, is dedicated to promote both historical and cultural heritage of the Colombian Caribbean, you can easily locate it because it is located in the Historic Center of the city.
The Castle of San Antonio de Sager is another must, as it is a Spanish fort and has become an idyllic place for its rich colonial architecture. The Romantic Museum also awaits you so that you will know important symbols of the city that are still the first telephone that worked in the country. In short, a Caribbean city with much to offer you and your partner.
The Coffee Region: World Heritage
It is the area with the highest coffee production in Colombia. Here you will not only enjoy a delicious coffee and beauty of the place, also, the warmth of its people, its large number of hotels and its best tourist attractions, among which we find: The Thermal Springs of Santa Rosa de Cabal, Valle de Cocora , The Thought Campus, Cyprus Lookout, and more.
It is an ideal place to stay in the typical rural houses that recall the life of the countryside and the tradition of coffee planting. They can be transported in the peculiar Willys, a typical off-road car of the region.
3. Bogota: The Athens of Suramericana
The capital of Colombia is a beautiful , modern, creative, multicultural city; a great destination that offers multiple activities to enjoy in the company of the loved one.
Do not forget to visit the historic center of Bogotá, the Park Virrey, the Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis, if you have the opportunity to see the Jazz Festival and know the Plaza de Bolívar.
You will find different points within the city to stay, one of the most desirable areas is the most traditional and distinctive Pink Zone for its streets and architectural structures that allow you to remember the colonial era. Zone T is the place known especially for the night movement surrounded by bars, restaurants and shopping centers.
4. Cartagena: The Heroic City
Considered a historical and cultural heritage of humanity, it is a splendid and colorful metropolis with a great architectural richness and diverse cultural expressions.
It is a romantic destination, perfect for newlyweds. Among the most representative places you can not miss are, for example: The Volcano of Totumo, Camellón de los Mártires, the Cathedral Basilica of Santa Catalina de Alejandría, Monument of the Old Shoes, Corales del Rosario and San Bernardo Natural Park.
If you do not want to miss the surprises that the city hides, the best idea is to stay in the area of the old town. Discover the walled city, the city of love .
5. Medellín: The City of Eternal Spring
You can travel to this city at any time of the year, because it has a pleasant climate throughout the year, hence its name as it is known “the city of eternal spring”, all thanks to its privileged location between a valley of green mountains.
The most representative sites to get lost in this beautiful place are: Plaza Botero, Barefoot Park, Las Orquídeas Natural National Park, Explora Park Aquarium or Guatape Lagoon; If you visit it at the end of July, you can enjoy the Feria de las Flores. And if they are a couple in search of culture and history, Candelaria is an ideal place to learn about buildings and monuments that have great heritage value.
Another mandatory stop is the Los Laureles area, where you will find various proposals on gastronomy from typical dishes (or Creole food) to learn about international cuisine.
6. San Andres Island
Known as the island with the sea of 7 colors . Its unmistakable beaches are mixed with the whiteness of the sand, the friendly locals and their exotic food. It is a perfect landscape for snorkeling and diving with manta rays, enjoy the rhythm of reggae, enjoy dishes such as crab pies, rondón, banana cakes, among others.
They can walk its streets with total tranquility, take a walk by the sea along the pedestrian path of Spatt Way, visit the Coral Palace, visit the Baptist church that has a panoramic view of the whole island, walk along the bridge of lovers on the island near San Andrés: Providencia and Santa Catalina.
These are some of the activities that this paradisiacal place offers them. It is a place with natural charm to enjoy a wonderful honeymoon.
7. Santa Marta: The Pearl
It is a true monument to beauty. Enjoy your days of total relaxation in a beautiful Caribbean landscape of warm weather, crystal clear rivers, waterfalls and lots of nature; ideal for a good rest and fun. It has a great hotel infrastructure and exquisite cuisine, one of the most outstanding in this beautiful country , definitely a destination that you can not forget.
8. Cali: The Branch of Heaven
The capital of the rumba, the street party and salsa. It has many places for recreation both day and night. It is a city that will offer you great spaces for tourism such as a walk on the banks of the Cali River where you can appreciate the distinctive work “The Cat of the River” by the painter and sculptor Hernando Tejada, visit the chapel of San Antonio, located on the hill It has the same name, a church with a Baroque and Mudejar style.
For lovers of exercise, make a tour to the monument of Christ the King in the Cerros los Cristales is a good way to oxygenate the lungs, while enjoying a beautiful view of the city. If you are looking for a place to buy handicrafts, the Artisanal Park Loma de la Cruz is the ideal place to find all kinds of decorative objects.
To get to know one of the most iconic monuments of the city, it is necessary to move to the west, there you will receive Sebastián de Belalcazar, the monument that pays homage to that conquistador who founded the city. If you schedule your honeymoon at the end of the year, in December you can find the Cali Fair, which includes more than 200 salsa dance schools and where you can understand why it is called the salsa capital of the world.
9. Boyaca: Cradle and Workshop of Liberty
If what you are looking for is to forget about the big cities and enjoy a great rest, Boyacá is your ideal place. It is a territory with a lot of history about which important battles were fought for the independence of Colombia. It has beautiful landscapes and great architecture , some hotels offer tours of this quiet city. Among some of the attractions are the Termas Paipa, Lake Tota, Sogamoso and the Wind Festival. If you want to know more about this interesting destination, you could visit the town of Villa de Leyva, a place that is known for being one of the most beautiful in the country.
10. Isla Múcura: Warm and crystalline
Located in the Archipelago of San Bernardo highlights this perfect oasis for an unforgettable honeymoon. It is the ideal place to disconnect from the noise of the city and get into a jungle landscape of fresh and salt water. They can program during the week various activities such as hiking, snorkeling or simply relax on the beach.
Without a doubt, Colombia is a great destination for a dream honeymoon. It offers a great diversity of landscapes: mountains, valleys, plains, beaches and climates for all tastes in the different regions that make up the country. Do not wait any longer and be encouraged to discover together in your new stage as newlyweds some of these fantastic places.