The Rosario Islands – Cartagena de Indias
It’s no secret that Cartagena is one of the top destinations to visit in Colombia, but what you may not know is that Cartagena is also the starting point for one of the most beautiful getaways in Colombia: The Rosario Islands. Covering an area of 120,000 hectares, the Rosario Islands are protected by an underwater platform that is one of the most important ecosystems on the Atlantic coast.
Why go to the Rosario Islands?
A collection of 27 stunning islands off Colombia’s Caribbean coast, traveling through the Rosario Islands is a seaside vacation dream. The Rosario Islands are the ideal place to enjoy the magic of the Caribbean without the crowds. As home to incredibly calm waters and vibrant coral reefs, the islands are a natural wonder, and as part of Colombia’s protected system of national parks, the Rosario Islands are also perfectly safe for travel.
The Rosario Islands are known for their fine beaches, complete with pure white sand, crystal clear ocean waters, and relative peace and quiet, especially compared to neighboring beaches like Playa Blanca or Bocagrande. This place offers excellent places for quiet accommodation and a multitude of activities for all tastes.