My 40th! in Cartagena  

Feb 12-19, 2020

7 nights - 16 guests

Hello Everyone,  

 

The following is the plan for our days in Colombia and some helpful information you might need for now.  We will continue to add more as we get closer to the date. 

Take a look and let me know if you have any questions

1. ACCOMMODATION

 

Casa Fernandez de Madrid : Calle Santo Domingo 35-62 (Next to Plaza Santo Domingo) 

Located in El Centro, with a large pool area, open spaces, rooftop, 8 rooms, 9 baths

2. ITINERARY  

Scheduled activities for the week:

  • Wednesday Feb 12th

    • Arrivals

      • Shuttle A (9:36 AM) - Seth M

      • Shuttle B (11:43 AM) -  Steven L.

      • Big Shuttle One (1:40 PM) ​: Brandon, Leo, Rick, Nick, Brian

      • Big Shuttle Two (2:40 PM): Egbert, McKelligon, Behrang, Matt Kaye, Bill, Phil, Zach 

      • Shuttle C -Matthew P, Kevin 

    • Walking tour  (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM)- Introduction to the city. Guided walk of the town, main landmarks, and rooftops. We would taste local treats, do some bar hopping, and have drinks watching the sunset.   

      • This experience will include guide, treats along the way, and a round of drinks while watching the sunset  

    • Dinner Reservation - Juan Del Mar (9 PM)

  • Thursday  Feb 13th

    • Island hopping experience (9-5 PM) - Cruise around the Rosario Islands, while enjoying drinks and ceviche.  Stopping for swimming, snorkeling, and partying.   This will be a day to remember.

      • This experience will include Catamaran, captain and assistant, ceviche, freshly made juices for cocktails, and waters.

  • Friday Feb 14th

    • Relaxing by the Pool - Although a free day, few things will. be happening this day at the house for those who want to enjoy the afternoon by the pool.  "Carlos" will be making drinks (2-6pm) for you guys (Courtesy of Matthew Pober) and "Angel" will be available for in house massage calls.  

      • if interested in massages by a Angel, contact Egbert or Nelson. (+1 305-282-1727) for picture and additional information​

  • Saturday Feb 15th

    • Suggestion -  Beach Day Pass at Fenix - This could be a good day to spend the day at Fenix a beach resort not too far from the city.  For about $65 you can get transportation, lunch, and welcome cocktail.  Interested? Let Egbert or Nelson know. 

    • Departure

      • Shuttle (2:30 PM): Steven L.

  • Sunday Feb 16th

    • (Optional) Pool Party with New Friends (2-6 PM) - The group is already invited to a pool party (Duh!)  Meet new local and American friends.  Bring a bottle, a speedo, and smile

    • Group Dinner at the House (8-10PM)- A night to dress up and celebrate together. Dinner and wine at the house, before going out. 

      • IMPORTANT: Let Nelson know of any dietary restrictions ​

  • Monday Feb 17th

    • Free day

    • Departures

      • Shuttle (1:40 PM) ​: Phillip, Bill, Behrang

  • Tuesday Feb. 18th

    • Free day

  • Wednesday, Feb 19th

    • Last Day

    • Departurse

      • Shuttle (1:15PM) ​: Matthew Pober

Check out our Cartagena little guide for some ideas and recommendations for things to do, and restaurants in the city.   

 

Also  See list of additional options for paid activities here

3. CONTRIBUTION

 

Contribution per person is $210 to help cover the cost of the Island Hopping experience and the walking tour in Old Town.   The dinner is a gift and a thank you for joining the celebration

​Ursula Hosting, 2019