Destination guide

Historic Centro will entice you

Take a vacation to Centro and enjoy the area's monuments, museums and history. Travelers like the university setting, parks and art in this welcoming and walkable city. Puerta del Reloj and San Felipe de Barajas Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Centro

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Centro is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centenary Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Parque de La Marina (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Marbella Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Bocagrande Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Cerro de La Popa (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Castillo Grande Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Centro

Fly into Cartagena (CTG-Rafael Nunez Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Centro?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 301 vacation rentals near Centro. From 87 Houses to 166 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Centro for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Centro?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Centro:

  • Walled City of Cartagena: 297 vacation rentals
  • Zona Norte: 164 vacation rentals
  • El Laguito: 248 vacation rentals
  • Bocagrande: 577 vacation rentals
  • La Matuna: 261 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Centro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Centro. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rosario Islands Oceanarium: 28 vacation rentals
  • Corales del Rosario National Park: 200 vacation rentals
  • Blanca Beach: 908 vacation rentals
  • San Fernando Fort: 918 vacation rentals
  • La Boquilla Beach: 899 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Centro listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Centro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 87 Houses in Centro. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Centro include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 166 rentals available
  • Villas: 20 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Centro?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 133 vacation rentals with pool available in Centro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.