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Luxury and Comfort by the Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,647 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Location: Recently completed contemporary apartment complex on the Northern Cartagena Beach of La Boquilla.

Located just 5 minutes from the International Airport, 300 yards from the renowned Las Americas Hotel and 10 minutes from the Colonial Walled City. Enjoy a relaxing day at the beach or take a 10 minute cab ride to the Walled City.

Home of the Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Cartagena was founded in 1533 and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Elle Magazine raves: '...you can spend hours wandering through a maze of cobbled alleys framed by bougainvillea-lined balconies and fashionable shops and cafes. The streets are filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages...'

The Condo: Located in the second floor, just steps away from the pools and beach. Wrap around balcony with 180 degree views of the beach.

Three bedrooms, two and a half baths, ample living and dining area, fully equipped kitchen, independently controlled mini split air conditioning in every room, two flat screen TVs, sound system and wireless broadband internet access. Fully equipped with towels and linens. Security lock-box. Daily cleaning service.

The Building: Residents have access to three miles of beaches, two swimming pools, a complete exercise gym facility, 10,000 sq. yards of common areas with tropical gardens and private underground parking. 24 hour security with doormen at the main and beach entrances.

Conveniences: Attended by a individual housekeeper who will clean and cook at your convenience.

Keywords: Condominium, condo, swimming, beach, colonial

More Details

Owner
Christian Gomez
Member since: 2009
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
80%
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Christian Gomez

I was born in Colombia and have been living in Washington DC for 30 + years.

Christian Gomez purchased this condo in 2006

Why Christian Gomez chose Zona Norte

I started coming to Cartagena on vacation since I was 4 years old. A lot has changed since then. A thriving historic center has emerged and declared historic patrimony by UNESCO. Music, literature and film festivals abound and new beaches have been opened to the public. Couldn't wait to own my own place in this city where I first fell in love and where my wife was born.

What makes this condo unique

This is a contemporary building, right by the beach with all the amenities one might need for a relaxing vacation. When I first saw it I couldn't believe the beauty of the ocean views that can be enjoyed from wherever you are in the apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sr. Christian Gomez,



La presente es para agradercerle por toda su colaboracion y amabilidad con la estadia en su condo en Cartagena. Todo fue tal como usted nos dijo y "Iris" como se le renombro fue excellence anfitrona y su coloboracion con la familia fue total. Mi esposo y familia quedaron muy felices por la amabilidad de todos en el conjunto y la seguridad que brindan en el Lugar.

Esperamos poder regresar en un futuro.



Sinceramente

Agradecidos



La familia Peterson
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Zona Norte, Colombia

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1647 sq ft
  • 7 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , In master suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , with lavatory
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • Master bedroom with full bath. Two additional bedrooms share one full and one half bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
An exclusive housekeeper will cook breakfast and lunch, clean the condo daily and wash linens twice a week.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9565215 based on 47 reviews
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! The apartment is in a great location and it is nicely decorated. The staff from the building was very nice and Iris (Housekeeper) was simply amazing! She made us feel comfortable and cooked phenomenal meals for us, in addition to keeping the space clean. She also showed up with fresh pastries every morning!! Totally spoiled us. Thank you Christian for opening up your home to us. We built wonderful memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Review Submitted: 01/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rockwood michigan
5

Truly Amazing

  • 5 of 5

After you have read all the other reviews, ours would be consistent. It is indescribably beautiful. Immaculately clean.

Iris was like family. We felt so comfortable with all that she did to make our stay wonderful. We will never forget her. Iris was everything, an amazing cook, she gave suggestions and a genuine kind individual. Iris went way beyond the call of duty. Took care of every detail. Iris you are the best!

We will definitely stay here again. Thank you Christian for allowing us to share in your beautiful paradise.

Our family made memories that will be held so close to our heart. Thank you again.

We will return.

  • Review Submitted: 23/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

Christian communicated with us right up until we arrived, making sure we were situated, which was comforting. We enjoyed the accommodations during our Mother's Day get away. The condo was neatly prepared for us and impeccably clean! Iriata welcomed us and made sure our needs were met during our stay. She was amazing and went above and beyond her call of duty! She cooked breakfast and made sure we had a fresh cup of coffee, daily. The grounds are clean and security is present to make the guest feel safe. The only disappointment was the gym, the equipment is old and not well maintained and the space has a bad odor because it's near the pool and closed in without air conditioning, with exception of the small air conditioner unit on the wall. You will want to travel to a near by beach, the one the property sits on is more for walking. No problem getting transportation from the Condo if you need it and a few hotel restaurants are in walking distance of the Condo. Overall, our stay at the condo was wonderful and pleasant and I would recommend anyone to stay here!

  • Review Submitted: 26/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Union, NJ
5

Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

The place is beautiful! What you see in the pictures is exactly what you get. We had an amazing time staying in this condo. Christian was very responsive and on top of everything and the housekeeper Iraida was everything & more. We gave her money to buy groceries for us and she took it from there. She cooked lunch for us one night and breakfast 2 mornings; we had coffee every morning along with fruit juices & sliced fruits. We were sold and we didn't want to leave. The pool was perfect & pretty big. Only suggestion since I'm sure a lot of foreigners stay here on vacation is to have more information with places to eat, where to sight see & the popular hang out spots. We found ourselves often asking the front desk for recommendations and they weren't very helpful- they did help us with getting taxis from the condo so that was good. Still highly recommend this place and if I ever come back to Cartagena I will definitely stay here. Beautiful city!

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central Texas
5

Even better than described !!

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time ever that I have given 5 stars. This property deserves it in EVERY respect!! The property is as described and better. The owner was incredibly helpful and gave us several very useful tips that made our stay even more special. The housekeeper is way more than a housekeeper - she is a true chef. In fact, I honestly feel that with the exception of maybe 1 or 2 restaurants, her cuisine was the best during our stay. Regarding the accommodations: The decor is very tasteful and quite inviting. There is plenty of space: In our group there were 4 adults and 2 children and we all had enough space for quiet time when we wanted it and still have an ongoing conversation with those who didn't.

  • Review Submitted: 10/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairfield, CT
5

We keep coming back for more...!

  • 5 of 5

I believe this was our fifth visit to this apartment, and we'll be back again no doubt. The spectacular view never gets old, the apartment is spacious and comfortable, and the home cooked meals are better than any restaurant. With the beach and pool right outside our door, and El Centro a few minutes away, this is our favorite place on the Colombian coast.

  • Review Submitted: 28/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Rafael Nunez International Airport, Cartagena
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Hotel Las Americas
Nearest Point of Interest
Walled City

Kite surfing (December-April)

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Zona Norte, Colombia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas and New Year
25 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$544
AU$3,854
 
 
Easter (Holy Weeek)
17 Apr 2019 - 21 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
AU$408
AU$3,072
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$340
AU$2,141
AU$8,156
 

Additional information about rental rates

First payment is non reimbursable.
Included in rates: Our housekeeper will clean and cook breakfast and lunch at the convenience of our guests.
Check-in s at 4pm, check-out at 11am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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