Colombians are amongst South America’s warmest and most charismatic people. The country is topping the hotlists following a dramatic image overhaul. Out with the leftist guerrillas, in with the comfortable coffee haciendas, tropical colonial cities, Caribbean islands, and progressive art and gastronomy scene. Still possessing a rare sense of the undiscovered, a luxury vacation in Colombia is now a hot topic.
While Cartagena and the coffee region are both unmissable, some of the greatest rewards are a little further afield. Those with an appetite for adventure should look to Mompox, the Amazon, El Choco, Barichara and Los Llanos. Explore Colombia’s hidden gems in style and with locals. One of the best ways to do this is with a private home all to yourselves. Or perhaps a boutique hotel with a more amenity forward approach i. Either way, a luxury vacation in Colombia is met with local character and charisma.