New Luxury Boutique Hotel, Casa San Agustín, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

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    Destined to raise the bar of luxury in Cartagena, Colombia, Casa San Agustín summons you to your next port of call. This luxury boutique hotel opened October 1, 2012, and offers an experience to takes you both aboard and ashore. With 3 nights’ accommodation in a luxurious suite, you’ll cruise on the Caribbean Sea for a day excursion on a private yacht to explore the beauty of Islas del Rosario, a ring of more than 30 islands and protected nature reserve with 1300 native species of plants and animals. You’ll take in the splendour of nature that surrounds you over champagne and lunch that includes Colombian specialties from arepas to fresh ceviche. Back on shore, enjoy a handcrafted cocktail before dinner in Casa San Agustín’s open-air courtyard lush with vegetation against the backdrop of the hotel’s historic aqueduct. Restaurant Alma provides a more refined dining experience within a candlelit setting, featuring a menu that showcases Coastal Colombian cuisine. Afterward, pop into Café Havana located in the lively Getsemaní quarter, and dance to hip-swinging beats of rumba with the locals well into morning.

    Cartagena is a culturally rich destination and its proximity to the Caribbean Sea ranks it as one of the most attractive and safest destinations in all of South America. An alluring port city where historic charm meets contemporary Colombian life, the city’s well-preserved 11-kilometer wall encompassing the Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Casa San Agustín

    Casa San Agustín is a luxury boutique hotel of 22 beautifully crafted rooms and 9 spacious suites located in the alluring port city of Cartagena de Indias, where historic charm meets contemporary Colombian life. Set within the heart of the Old Town and architecturally captivating, the hotel preserves the remnants of an aqueduct with 3 white-washed, colonial-era buildings. Upon stepping through the doorway, discover an authentic Cartagenian style that flows through to the interiors.

    Alma restaurant provides a sophisticated bar and lounge for guests to mingle over cocktails and tapas. Casa San Agustín: Simply Elegant. Uniquely Authentic.

    Daniel Fountain / 25.10.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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