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Don't panic we've got everything you need to know about having fun with kids in Cartagena covered.

Cartagena may be as old as the hills but this former playground for pirates and swashbucklers has plenty to offer a younger generation hooked on the modern-day distractions of twenty first century living.

Stash the iPad and other handheld devices in the hotel safe and throw away the key and get your little treasures out there exploring the very best in children's entertainment in the city.

Here's our list to the best places to burn off all that youthful energy.

Whether you want to use this time get closer and share some truly special moments with your loved ones or you are looking for a way to get a grown up time with your other half, This Is Cartagena, can help create the perfect family break in Cartagena.

We can help make all of these wonderful child friendly experiences happen and our talented team of concierges are on hand come up with some even more bespoke experiences if you need them.

So if you're looking to make the most of every minute of your stay in Cartagena drop us a line and we will get to work on the perfect itinerary for you and your loved ones. Otherwise, read on to uncover our top tips to making this Cartagena vacation the best family holiday ever!

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Explore the Colombian Coast

Explore the Colombian Coast
This eight-day adventure has all the ingredients for an unforgettable family journey along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast.

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Book a Family Friendly Stay

Book a Family Friendly Stay
To help ensure your family holiday in Colombia is as smooth as your baby’s behind, we’ve put together our collection of beautiful boltholes for all generations and needs.

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A REAL TREASURE HUNT

A REAL TREASURE HUNT
An eighteenth century treasure hunt that your kids will never forget. Let your special ones run riot through one of the historical monuments of Cartagena under the close supervision of our child-minding buccaneers.

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ON YOUR BIKE

ON YOUR BIKE
There are plenty of places to explore Cartagena on bike. From the walled city or the tree-lined avenues of Manga there’s masses to see. For small children, however, nothing beats a stress-free tour on two wheels around the historic centre of Cartagena.

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Lunchtime Pause @ El Bistro

Lunchtime Pause @ El Bistro
Keeping your kids happy and healthy during mealtimes on holiday can be a real chore, especially when there are fussy appetites and alergies to take into account. But fear not, El Bistro has you covered!

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Make Chocolate @ ChocoMuseo

Make Chocolate @ ChocoMuseo
Bring the whole gang to Cartagena's chocolate musuem for a scrumptiously sweet and tasty chocolate making masterclass which mixes history and culture with tasty treats.

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A Pool Day for the Whole Gang

A Pool Day for the Whole Gang
One of the largest hotel 5* resorts in Cartagena in Bocagrande is also blessed with the biggest paddling pool in the city.

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HISTORY HAS NEVER BEEN SO MUCH FUN

HISTORY HAS NEVER BEEN SO MUCH FUN
Children of every age love a story and there’s little doubt that the historic centre of Cartagena has plenty of tales to tell. Whether it’s yarns of ghosts, tales of pirates and hidden treasure or historical tales of revolution and compassion, Cartagena has a gripping history.

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BOWL BACK THE YEARS WITH COLOMBIAN KINGPINS

BOWL BACK THE YEARS WITH COLOMBIAN KINGPINS
If you’re looking for something to keep those troublesome teenagers out of trouble then knock some sense in to them with a little bit of bowling. Family fun for everyone, guaranteed.

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