Travel Resources for Cartagena


Travel and Sightseeing Information


Cartagena – Lonely Planet (English) (Spanish)

Cartagena de Indias (official tourism website) (Spanish)

Cartagena Convention and Visitors Bureau

Travel Information from US Embassy in Bogota

Colombia – U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs

Visa Agreements – Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Spanish; Note: U.S. citizens do not need a visa prior to arrival in Colombia)




Tourist Map of Cartagena

Historic City (interactive map!)

Plazas and Streets of Cartagena (interactive map!)

Historic City (downloadable map in pdf)

Bocagrande (Hotel Caribe’s neighborhood; downloadable map in pdf)



Health Information


SECOLAS encourages conference participants to consult with their health care provider if he or she has health-related concerns regarding travel to Cartagena de Indias.

DADIS (Cartagena’s local public health office; in Spanish)

Zika Resources for the General Public (Pan American Health Organization, regional WHO office)

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Zika resource page)