Top 5 Treats To Beat The Heat

What’s Hot?

…more like what’s cool?

Cartagena’s hot, hot heat will have you craving something to cool. Here’s our Top 5 list of treats that Cartagenero’s snag to beat the heat. 

1. Crepes and Waffles

One of Colombia’s hottest restaurant chains offer’s up the most craving worthy desserts in town. Their dessert menu is literally a giant picture-book illustrating their rich and creamy creations.

2.. La Paleteria

La Paleteria, in the Old Town, serves an array of popsicles in a variety of shapes, sizes, colours and flavours. Their colourful display case exhibits their flavourful range of fruity water-based popsicles to rich, creamy, chocolaty delicacies which photographs great.

3. Gelateria Paradiso

Gelateria Paradiso is the chicest little ice cream shop in the Old Town. This gem of a spot hand-makes their artisan ice cream daily and specializes in exotic tropical fruit flavours.

4. Limonada de Coco

Limonada de Coco is a stable on most restaurant drink menus, made with fresh coconut milk, lime juice and sugar. This treat is sure to quench your thirst and keep you coming back for more. 

5.  Raspao

Cartagena’s version of the snow-cone; crushed ice drizzled with colourful flavoured syrup. Look for the Raspao carts on the beaches of Boca Grande or wandering through the streets of El Centro.