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Where to Drink in Cartagena?

THE BEST PLACES TO DRINK: CARTAGENA DRINKING GUIDE
Cartagena is a city that really comes to life at night and the nightlife scene can be spectacular when you know where to go. We have put together this awesome little guide of the best places to drink throughout the city to ensure you are experiencing the very best of Cartagena’s vibrate nightlife.

Whether you are into trendy hipster bars or getting a glimpse of how the locals spend their weekends, our guide has something for every kind of taste. Our city concierge is always waiting for your call to steer you in the right direction and help make reservations and taxi arrangements if necessary.

TRENDY BARS
El ARSENAL: THE RUM BOX, Getsemani
Price Range: Mid-range
New to Cartagena’s bar scene, El Arsenal serves excellent cocktails and high-end rum in a super laid back, friendly atmosphere. Board games, great conversation and an awesome soundtrack are the perfect combination for an unforgettable night out at one of the most highly talked about bars in the city.

EL BARON CAFE & LIQUOR, Centro
Price Range: Mid-range/expensive
El Baron is just as happening in the afternoon as it is at night with exceptional coffee and lunch options during the day and spectacular mixed drinks to help you get a nice buzz on. This place certainly knows how to prepare some wicked cocktails and has mastered the art of coffee preparation.

BAR DEL SUR, Getsemani
Price Range: Mid-range
Venezuelan owners have done a great job bringing a taste of Venezuela to Cartagena’s hippest neighbourhood. Serving delicious cocktails and a variety of tasty craft beers including some of which that are available on tap, a rare commodity in Cartagena.

LA JUGADA, Centro
Price Range: Expensive
La Jugada was brought to us by the owners of Cartagena’s ultra chic and popular La Movida. Think of La Jugada as their younger, cooler and much more attractive little sister. La Jugada is decked to the nines when it comes to style and decor and the three floors plus rooftop terrace are the perfect place to network with Cartagena’s most fashionable crowd.

ALQUIMICO, Centro
Price Range: Mid-range 
Alquimico is Cartagena’s newest swanky watering hole which serves up tasty rum infused cocktails and really starting to put their name on Cartagena’s bar scene by becoming home to many great DJ nights and special events in the city. Make sure to check this place out on a Friday or Saturday night as the rooftop dance floor is sure to be lit.

STYLISH LOUNGES
CAFE DEL MAR, 
Centro
Price Range: Mid-range/expensive
This outdoor lounge sits pretty on Cartagena’s historical walls and is the perfect place to watch the sunset with a drink in your hand. The Ibiza-esque vibe and super chill and melodic playlist make for an excellent start of any night out.

EL CORO LOUNGE BAR
, Centro (Sofitel Hotel)
Price Range: Expensive/Fine Dining
Located in the luxurious Sofitel Legend Santa Clara hotel, El Coro offers nothing but pure sophistication and class.Basque in the sheer elegance and beauty of Cartagena’s most stylish hotel lounge bar while sipping on some of the finest cocktails the city has to offer.

NIGHTCLUBS
LA MOVIDA, Centro
Price Range: Expensive
This classy nightclub is where the rich and famous come to rub shoulders on the dance floor. High-end cocktails, VIP bottle service, beautiful people and elegant decor make for a super flashy night on the town. Make sure to come dressed to the nines as La Movida has a strict dress code.


FRAGMA , Centro
Price Range: Expensive
Fragma is great because they have three different air-conditioned rooms each offering a different style of music and ambience. VIP areas and bottle service can be arranged and they often have up-and-coming local DJ’s spinning live every Friday and Saturday night.

CAFE HAVANA, Getsemani
Price Range: Mid-range
Although quite touristy, Cafe Havana is a great place to experience live salsa music and spend hours moving your hips and twirling around on the dance floor. The Cuban-themed salsa bar is always packed on Friday and Saturday nights and guaranteed to be a great time.

LOCAL EXPERIENCE
BAZURTO SOCIAL CLUB
, Gestemani
Price Range: Budget/Mid-range
Bazurto Social Club is where Cartagena’s party people like to come to let loose and get their dance on. They charge a small cover fee but drink prices are very reasonable and it’s the perfect place to party with locals who can teach you a few things on the dance floor. Live music and a playlist packed with champeta beats are sure to get you moving and grooving.

 

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