Colombia is situated in the northern part of South America, with a coastline on both the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Visiting Colombia is now safer than it has ever been, and new hotels in Colombia are being built to deal with the increased demand from tourists.
Top Things About Colombia
Visitors to Colombia will want spend some of their time there in the historic quarters of cities such as Bogota, and some of their time away from built-up areas, exploring Colombia's beautiful coastline and stunning inland scenery. The Amacayacu National Park, located deep in the heart of the Amazon Basin, is filled with exotic plant life and animal species. The beaches on the Caribbean coast are proving very popular with eco-tourists, who are drawn by the environmentally friendly amenities and accommodation in Colombia.
Best Cities to Visit in Colombia
The historic quarter in Bogota – which is the capital of Colombia, and the largest city in the country – is home to buildings which date from the Spanish occupation, including a number of beautiful old churches. While Cartagena also has a lovely historic quarter, this city on the Caribbean coast is one of the country’s most popular and beautiful beach resorts. Medellin is the second largest city in Colombia and is home to one of the country’s most popular cultural events; the Festival of the Flowers. Now over half a century old, the festival features intricate works of art made from flowers and live performances of traditional music. Medellin itself is one of Colombia's most modern cities and is surrounded by mountains, making it an ideal destination for tourists who enjoy outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, climbing.
Colombia has invested a lot of money in improving its city centres. There are well-known chain and luxury hotels in Colombia that are available in most of the major cities. There are also other options to choose from, including cheap Colombia hotels that are locally owned. Hostel-style accommodation in the older parts of the cities is also available for those on a budget. Travellers to Colombia’s beaches will find resort-style hotels and well as an excellent selection of beach bungalows on offer.