Best Restaurants in Cartagena

Restaurant in Cartagena
Dinner at Restaurant in Cartagena

Finding the best restaurants in Cartagena takes time, but I’ve put together a list to help you get started. Below is a list of what I consider to be the best restaurants in Cartagena.

I’ve eaten at all of them, and they all had great local cuisine, good wine and cocktails, and friendly service.

La Vitrola

La Casa de las Palmas

La Cocina de Soccoro

Weather in Colombia

Sunny Weather in Colombia
Sunny Weather in Colombia

The weather in Colombia varies depending on where you go in the country.

Coastal Weather in Colombia
The weather on the coast equatorial. This means that the weather is hot and the climate tropical. Because it is equatorial, the weather in Colombia doesn’t vary much with the seasons. The weather shouldn’t be too much of a deciding factor in when you time your visit to Colombia’s coastal regions.

The rainy season on the Colombian coast runs from May to November, but varies with altitude.

Inland Weather in Colombia
Inland towards Bogota the weather is consistently cool throughout the year. Due to its mountainous location and very high altitude, the weather in Bogota is perennially fresh, with cool days and cold nights.

The best time of year to visit Colombia is from December to March and July to August.

Best Time to Visit Colombia

Cartagena
Summer in Cartagena

The best time to visit Colombia is mid-January to March as well as mid-July to August. The weather is pleasant during these months, which makes it a nice time to explore the sights and do outdoor activities.

Many of Colombia’s festivals also take place at this time, so it’s a good way to get an introduction to Colombian culture.

Tourist crowds are relatively low during this period as well, which is an added bonus. From late December to mid-January and from mid-June to mid-July are peak tourist times. These times of year are best avoided if you don’t like crowds and high prices.

Because it is equatorial, the weather in Colombia doesn’t vary much with the seasons. This means that it shouldn’t be too much of a deciding factor in when you time your visit to Colombia.