Colombia

Fast Facts on Cartagena, Colombia

CartagenaColombia enjoys three high seasons when travelers should be sure to book ahead: from late December to mid-January; during Semana Santa (Holy Week) in March or April, and from mid-June to mid-July.

Cartagena, Colombia faces the Caribbean to the west; to the south is the Cartagena Bay, which has two entrances: Bocachica in the south and Bocagrande in the north.

Travelers to Cartagena should know that it has a tropical climate that changes little, with an average high of 88.6°F and an average low of 77°F throughout the year, so they should wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Another need-to-know item is that Cartagena averages around 90 percent humidity, with a rainy season typically in October. Cartagena receives about 40 inches of rain per year. The dry seasons in Colombia are between December and March, as well as July and August.

Cartagena’s Rafael Núñez International Airport is the second largest airport on the Caribbean coast of Colombia and the largest in the region in terms of passenger movement.

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