Spacious 4111sq-ft beachfront luxury apartment, three bedrooms each one with private bathroom, the master bedroom looks directly at the beach. Living room is elegantly furnished in a tropical motif and also looks directly at the beach. Large dinning room with confortable sitting for eight persons. Guest bathroom. Kitchen is fully equipped with washer and dryer, maids quarters with bathroom. Cable tv, local phone service, high speed WI-FI internet provided. One covered parking spaces in garage with private entrance to apartment. Large terrace with private exit to beach and pool area. Building has pool, jacuzzi and steam sauna, 24 hour security. Great windsurfing, kite surfing and jet skis, with school and equipment rental on the beach. Horseback riding on the beach with rentals nearby. Beach canopies available for rent. Short walking distance on the beach to Hotel Las Americas, 5 star resort hotel. La Boquilla beach is a more exclusive beach, with less congestion than Bocagrande or El Laguito beaches. Five minute car ride from the airport and ten minutes to the historical district of Cartagena. The building concierge can call taxis for you, rates to the historic center are about $6/day and $7/night each way. Accommodations consist of two queen size beds and two single beds, sleeps 6 adults. Maid service for cleaning, cooking, laundry and ironing available for an additional $17/day. Bed linens, towels, dinnerware and kitchen utensils provided. Rent per night depends on the number of guest and the number of days, in low season starts at $200 dollars a day. Long walks on the beach at day break and watching sunsets with a glass of wine are unforgettable. Come and visit.
Remember the prices of high season (second half of December, first half of January and Easter week ) are higher and are not reflected in the quote that you receive from AirBnB.
Guest will have access to all building amenities such as pool, hot tub, steam sauna, children's play area.
Interaction with Guests
I am available for any questions or suggestions about the apartment, the amenities, the neighborhood or Cartagena in general by e-mail or phone
La Boquilla is a long wide beach with several upscale condominiums and resorts. Beautiful sunsets and warm water year around. It is a more exclusive beach a short walk from the native fishing village.
The building front desk attendant can call taxis by radio for you. There are frequent public buses that pass in front of the building frequented by the native population that take you to the historic center.
No smoking inside apartment.
We had a wonderful stay at the apartment in La Boquilla. The apartment is spacious, comfortable and very clean - no issues what so ever. It is well equipped with anything you could need during your stay and the amenities such as pool and jacuzzi were wonderful to have after a day out sightseeing. Gustavo was quick to respond to our inquiries and was very helpful when planning our stay, even going out of his way to call before the trip to clarify questions I had and then upon arrival to see if all was okay. Be sure to get to know Yanubis. She greeted us upon arrival, showed us around the apartment and cooked for us on a few occasions. Simply amazing. We enjoyed getting to know her. Enjoy your stay!
Gustavo ' s apartment is really spacious & comfortable - it was the perfect place to relax after a hectic week in Tayrona and Minca. Gustavo responded immediately to any communications from us and fixed any minor problems instantly. We were initially worried that the location would prove too isolated/too far from the old town but it worked out fine in the end. The traffic the first weekend was horrific but it eased during the week, so that getting in and out of the town by bus or taxi was easy enough. The one thing we missed was a decent supermarket within walking distance. The mini markets nearby stock very little. We also found the jet skiers and kite surfers on the beach a real nuisance. They took much of the pleasure out of swimming in the sea - we decided to swim there early in the morning before they appeared and then move to the pool. All in all though, a great stay in Cartagena!
Gustavo was very nice and communicative, unfortunately the place was in a bit of a state of disrepair, the telephone was not working, a door handle was broken,along with a host of other small things. In general it seemed as if the property had not had required maintenance in a while. To be honest, I thought the price of 700 USD per day would at the very least include toiletries, and it seemed cheap to not do so.
Gustavo was awesome from the word go! He called me to make sure I had directions and also knew where to hang out. Checking in was seamless since he had a housekeeper waiting for us. Last but not the least, the house is amazing, clean, right by the beach and super well equipped!
Gustavo is a great host. He was timely in responding to all of my inquiries and even made suggestions regarding transportation. He put me in contact with Yanubys who maintains his property there in Cartagena and she met my family upon our arrival and showed us around the apartment to familiarize us with how things worked. She even had wonderful suggestions which helped our trip to be one we will remember fondly. Gustavo's place is exquisite, his apartment is well appointed, the decoration is very nice and everything in the apartment functions very well, the pictures do not do justice to the beauty, ambiance and warmth of his wonderful apartment. Everyone from the maintenance workers, to the security/reception staff were wonderful and helpful, they truly made you feel as if you were one of the residents. The building and it's location right on the beach means that you will enjoy many wonderful sunrises and sunsets, once you are done swimming in the ocean, you can stroll back to the building and relax in the jacuzzi or pool. The neighborhood has many little stores nearby as well as wonderful restaurants, we enjoyed sangria and tapas at a Spanish place down the street while watching the Colombia - Ivory Coast soccer game. The Hotel Las Americas is a short stroll on the beach, and they have a wonderful little rooftop bar that give you a great view of Cartagena. I can't say enough wonderful things about Gustavo's place, if you stay here you will absolutely love it!
Gustavo is a great host. 100% responsive. The apartment is beautiful and spacious. Having the beach at your doorsteps is priceless. The pool area is also fantastic. Will definitely be back!
We had an excellent time staying at Gustavo's apartment in Cartagena. The apartment was as advertised... large, a great location right on a quiet, clean beach. It is only a 10 minute taxi ride to the old city and costs about $7 USD.
We also hired his housekeeper to come daily and cook for us some excellent local food!
Gustavo was very accommodating as we brought a little baby and he arranged for us to have a crib available. We had one small issue with the internet and he responded very quickly to resolve the issue.
I would highly recommend for anyone to stay in this apartment if you want a nice stay in Cartagena. Muchos gracias Gustavo!