Everyone loves shopping!  Here in Cartagena we aim to please – there are plenty of fabulous malls, stores, boutiques and kiosks across the city.  Whether you’re looking for sparkling emeralds, some sexy lingerie or even the latest model of shades, you need to check out the designer boutiques lining the streets of the old city – its well worth the trip!

Listed below are a few of our favorites – we’ll keep adding to the list – let us know by posting a comment below if there are any places you think we should have here!

Emerald Plaza Jewelry

For over 4000 years emeralds have been amongst the most valuable of all the jewels on earth. So there is no better souvenir to take home from any trip to Cartagena than one of the world’s most beautiful and desired stones. Emeralds are intertwined within...

St Dom Boutique

If you’re on the hunt for truly Colombian wares, clothing, etc., this is where you need to go. St Dom’s is the retail centre of Colombian fashion, art and design.  One of the trendiest stores in the city, St Dom’s offers elegant garments and accessories from…

JC Emerald Museum & Factory

Cartagena has a great reputation for having some of the world’s best emeralds. JC’s is the place to go in Cartagena if you’re looking for unmatchable quality and unbeatable prices.

Plaza Bocagrande

Billed as the only mall in Cartagena with valet parking and boldly offering more than a hundred high-end boutique outlets, five movie theaters, an entire floor of restaurants and another entirely dedicated to physical fitness, Plaza Bocagrande is THE place to go for shopping.

Mall Plaza

With over 120 upscale stores, Mall Plaza El Castillo is a popular destination for shoppers looking to find the latest fashions and also people just interested in getting into some cool AC.  Located just outside Cartagena’s historic walls between the India Catalina and the San…