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LUX PRIVATE POOL PENTHOUSE FACING THE CARIBBEAN IN OLD HISTORIC TOWN!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 12,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and 1 half Bathroom + maids´bedroom Sleeps 6

A one of a kind property! This maid-serviced apartment is located in the ancient city center of World's Heritage colonial Cartagena de Indias. This Pent House boasts 360 degrees magnificent views over the Caribbean and the most important City monuments, Castillo de San Felipe, Cathedral, the University old Tower, etc, etc. The ocean is so near that you can hear the waves leaping the beach.

While still an apartment, the only one located on the top floor of the building, the property really feels like a single family house, as it is surrounded by your own terraces of 900 sq. m ( 10,000 sq. feet ) and an additional private roof-deck of 260 sq. m. ( 2800 sq. feet ) accesible from your own living-room. On this roof deck there is a built-in private infinity shallow pool from where you can enjoy the most fabulous Caribbean sunsets.

The apartment has massive built-in gardens throughout where flowers blossom literally every day.

The PH is fully furnished, with internet connection, 84´ smart TV, Wash and Dryer, fully equipped kitchen, linen, etc, etc.

Other amenities include a castle-view outdoor Jacuzzi, imbedded on teak deck, and three gazebos plus outdoor cushioned platforms and beds.

Last but not least the PH includes two maids, one a live-in who cleans and can prepare your breakfast if you do the shopping.

More Details

Owner
Alberto
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We haD the penthouse from 29.03 . rented until 04/04/2016 from Alberto and were completely satisfied with what we found . The interior design was very good, we stayed mainly on the terraces . Breakfast and lunch was partially cooked by Marta , the cook . Worth mentioning and to praise was the friendliness, helpfulness and courtesy of Christina , which was ready to help all day and took care of us. Even Franklin , who was responsible for the garden and terraces was always cheerful and friendly . The location of the penthouse is central and everything can be reached quickly and easily . There are many restaurants and bars where you can eat and a lot of shops are located in the old town . Supermarkets are around the corner . The apartment can great and we would not hesitate to book it again .
Mar 2016
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Amenities

San Diego Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 12000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    half - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , sitting area and convertible bed and studio
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , sitting area and convertible bed
  • Both double bedroom with en-suite full bathrooms and sitting area. Master bedroom has also a studio area and big screen windows with access to outdoor shower, in addition to the shower inside the bathroom, and impressive views of the ocean. Second guest room has a queen bed and a sitting area as well as en-suite bathroom. There are also two sleeping sofas.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Live-in maids included in the fee. This is a maid-serviced property. They can do your shopping and prepare your breakfasts and lunches. Please note that they do not prepare dinners.

Reviews

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LUX PRIVATE POOL PENTHOUSE FACING THE CARIBBEAN IN OLD HISTORIC TOWN!
average rating of 4.8375 based on 81 reviews
5

HERMOSO PENTHHOUSE CON VISTAS MARAVILLOSAS AL MAR - DISFRUTANDO DEL CARIBE

  • 5 of 5

Una confortable y maravillosa estadía en Cartagena de Indias, el apartamento te permite sentir la magia que encierra la ciudad Amurallada, tener frente a tus ojos la Historia y la belleza de su arquitectura, respirar el Aire y sentir la brisa del mar, tanto en las gigantes y preciosas terrazas, como también dentro del inmueble, con grandes ventanales abiertos para el disfrute total.

Las fotos que aparecen en la plataforma no le hacen justicia a este increíble apartamento, con un área muy considerable entre jacuzzis, terrazas, jardines, pergolas de madera, salas exteriores e interiores.... y lo mejor de todo! son las hermosas puestas de Sol del Mar Caribe Colombiano que se ven desde las camas de la terraza y se pueden disfrutar con la mayor tranquilidad y en la mejor compañía ....

Tienen un excelente servicio de asistentes que te hacen sentir siempre muy bien atendido, mantienen todo muy limpio y cocinan platos locales increíbles (desayunos deliciosos). El wifi funciona perfecto... muy recomendado realmente este hermoso lugar, seguro volveremos a este sitio a seguir conociendo a "Colombia Magia Salvaje"

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias Oscar por habernos elegido para su estancia en esta bella ciudad y muy agradecido tambien por sus positivos comentarios. Me satisface especialmente que aprecien el esfuerzo que hacen nuestros empleados por hacer su estancia lo más agradable posible y le aseguro que les trasladare a Cristy, Marta y Franklin sus elogios. Fue un verdadero placer tenerles con nosotros y esperamos vuelvan a visitarnos pronto. Les estaremos esperando con los brazos abiertos. Les deseo todo lo mejor. Cordial saludo, Alberto
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Medellin, Colombia
5

Amazing Find!!

  • 5 of 5

This home is without a doubt one of the nicest places I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. The location defies description, with the Caribbean on one side and numerous historic sites in plain view from almost every direction. The massive outdoor space and smartly decorated interior, with mature plantings everywhere, and the unique position within the historic walled center of Cartagena, set this home apart from any other I have seen. The location is utterly ideal, just near the entrance to the city when arriving and returning to the airport and within easy walking distance to the main attractions in the heart of the historic district. The house managers, Adelaida and Rodolfo, could not have been sweeter and more accommodating. I've already told a dozen of my closest friends and family to put Cartagena and this unique home on their short list of places to visit!!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John-Paul, First of all I want to thank you for having chosen us for your stay in Cartagena. We are also very grateful for your kind words and positive feedback. We´re very pleased to know that you liked the apartment, the views and location and the amenities offered. Furthermore, I´ll make sure to convey to the staff your praising comments for their service convinced, as I am, that this will feel them of pride for their work and motivation to continue to excel in their attention to our guests in the future. It was a real pleasure having you stay with us and hope you visit again soon. Thanks much again and best wishes from us all in Cartagena. Regards, Alberto
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5

Perfect location, incredible view, well served

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is spacious, with a good decoration taste. Claudia and Ana always taking care of all details. The roof deck is amazing! Walking distance to all activities in the old town. I'll recommend it for sure

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

WOULD NEVER STAY ANYWHERE ELSE! Esta Casa es la Mejor!

  • 5 of 5

Even though the pictures are amazing, this place is even better in person. You have wonderful views of the historic wall and cannons, as well as expansive views of two bodies of water from both floors of the private terraces. We could even see street performers dancing! But, what really sets this place apart from the others is the help we received from Claudia and Ana, who made a delicious Colombian breakfast and lunch for us during our stay. The lunch they made was one of the best meals we had in the city. We spoke little Spanish and they did not speak any English, but they were patient and kind and we were able to communicate rather easily. They even arranged for us to have a private massage on the top terrace and were happy to converse with us so we could practice our Spanish. It was also great to meet Alberto when we first arrived and were greeted with ice cold lemonada. The bedrooms had ice cold A/C, which was refreshing after walking around in heat of the old city all day. The location of this penthouse is also perfect (aside from the views). We could walk easily to anywhere in the old city, or grab a cab if needed. I would recommend this place to everyone! We had zero complaints and were beyond ecstatic with Claudia, Ana, and our stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stunning

  • 5 of 5

We are traveling from the USA (Kansas). Family of 4, two middle age parents and two active teenage sons ages 18 and 16. We stayed or first two week nights in Colombia another location, then 3 nights in Baru, and returned to Cartagena to this apartment for our final three nights.

Loved our stay and host! Very clean comfortable and spacious. High lights that made that make the difference from other locations:

Wifi in Ac rooms

Cook, Maid, and Care taker for any issue on site

Google translate

Good Ac in rooms

Drinking water available at all times

Large Living space all on one floor.

Very safe

Shopping right out your door

Quiet night after 9pm

TV in English

Roof top gets a ocean breeze

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peoria, Illinois
5

Beautiful place and wonderful staff

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic find! The location is perfect (in the old city), the place is great with a HUGE rooftop terrace, and great staff. Marta and Claudia were very helpful; they made breakfast for us every morning, did laundry for us, and kept the place spotless. Also, they were really pleasant. We are a family of four with two teenagers and it was our first visit to Colombia. We felt very safe in the area. The local restaurants are amazing. Taking taxis was easy. It was just a great vacation and our choice of where to stay was crucial.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Castillo de San Felipe
"A Sixteenth Century Monument worth the visit. "
Cafe del Mar
"A good outdoor restaurant facing a beautiful square with live music and an iconic historic m..."
Plaza de San Diego
"A great night hang out place to meet locals and visitors alike. Sorrounded by colonial monum..."
Juan del Mar
"A great outdoor restaurant with live-music and the place to see and be seen. "
Cartagena City Walls
"Interesting historic monument that sorrounds the old colonial city center and provide magnif..."
Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
Cartagena de Indias
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Muelle de los Pegados to Islands Rosario
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Karibana
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Restaurant Juan del Mar, el santisimo
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Marbella
Car: not necessary

This property is located at the heart of the old city, within the ancient colonial walls, one block north of the Famous Santa Clara Hotel in the Historic Center. First front line from the Ocean which not only you see but you can also hear.

Other Activities: shopping, bars, restaurants and cafes nearby. Also there is a beautiful square right in front of the property where you can buy crafts and art in the famous 'Las Bovedas' under the ancient colonial historic walls right in front of the ocean. ON one of the sides of the square there is a very interesting museum, a church school and the old famous convent Santa Clara often featured in Garcia Marquez´novels and now converted into a 5-star hotel. While at the city center this property is located in Barrio San Diego,a residencial area and, though, restaurants, cafés and bars are nearby, the neighborhood still maintains the real character of the authentic Cartagena population that were born and bred in the area.

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Rates & Availability

San Diego Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
$9,000
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Christmas
Dec 29 2017 - Mar 17 2018
3 night minimum stay
$800
$5,600
$15,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
$2,100
$8,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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