Celebrate New Year in Colombia

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Where to travel in Colombia to celebrate New Year?

If your purpose is to enjoy this end of the year to the fullest, we recommend celebrating a new year in Colombia. Do not think twice, get your luggage ready and get ready to live an extraordinary adventure in our beautiful country.

Here we mention the most visited tourist destinations by those who wish to celebrate New Year in Colombia:



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Its walled city is the place where magic occurs. If you decide to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colombia, in Cartagena you can do day and night activities, so you can make the most of this experience.

What to do during the day in Cartagena?

During the day you will be able to appreciate and take photos of their old, cheerful and colorful houses; its colonial-style streets; the cozy places where you can sit down to cool off or have a coffee, while listening to a local group playing music or watching a typical dance.

The very famous palenqueras tour the walled city offering their fresh fruits and cocadas (typical sweets made in coconut, panela, dulce de leche), they are also flagship characters of the region, so do not miss the opportunity to take a picture with one of them.

What to do at night in Cartagena?

If you decide to tour the walled city at night, you can enjoy the Christmas lights in the squares and on the facades of hotels, restaurants or houses in the area. You can also take the opportunity to go to a place to dance salsa, champeta and other Latin rhythms.


Cartagena is a very popular destination for its many beaches and islands; you can reach its port where you find yachts and boats daily offering transportation service and tours to any of the islands such as Barú, Rosario Island, etc.


Santa Marta and its multiple options

Bahía de Santa Marta

It is a city of charm, owner of the most beautiful bay in America and also the oldest city in Colombia.

Where to go if I choose Santa Marta as my destination to celebrate New Year in Colombia?


El Rodadero and Taganga

They are the most popular, mainly because they are the easiest and fastest to access.

Parque de los Novios

In this area of the city, you will find alleys full of restaurants, ice cream parlors, bars, discos; with a very cozy and rumbero atmosphere.

Tayrona Park

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Going to Tayrona Park is one of the best plans to celebrate New Year in Colombia. Nothing better after the end of the year party than going to one of its crystalline beaches; where you can go hiking, surfing, snorkeling and camping (on authorized beaches).


It is a small, cozy and fun town; it has the perfect mix of cool weather in the day and cold at night. Best of all, you can try the best coffee in the world, 100% organic.

Lost City trek


Celebrating New Year in Colombia is reason enough to awake your adventurous spirit. That is why Lost City becomes your best option to challenge yourself and reach the goal of finding Teyuna, the lost city of the Tayrona in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

La Guajira (Cabo de la vela and Punta Gallinas)

La Guajira is a place with beautiful landscapes; the combination between the blue sea, its orange desert and the Wayùu (indigenous people of the region), will give you an unforgettable experience.


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