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Day Trip to Rosario Islands
"Join this full-day tour and let Cartagena's brilliant Caribbean archipelago be your world class oyster with a day trip to a laid-back family-orientated beach resort that will offer you the Caribbean fantasies of platinum sands and crystalline waters.This tour includes an approximately 7-hour trip to your own island paradise. Transport by shared speedboat to your desert-island d coconut rice fried plantains and a soft drink. Guests of this tour may also use the beach resort's facilities kayaks and other non-motorized water toys. Activities include use of towels and access to the hotel's bathrooms and shower facilities. The water can be pretty choppy on the way back so bring a plastic bag to protect your belongings. Families and snorkeling and a friendly crowd await you on your voyage to Cartagena's Caribbean paradise.The fun starts at 9:00am (hotel pick up around 8.30am). A speedboat brings you to an idyllic island retreat on Isla Grande the largest of the islands that form the Rosario Islands National Park. The trip offers you the chance to snorkel and kayak in the crystal clear waters of the Rosario Islands and includes a welcome drink
From $85.00
 
Private Rosario Islands and Baru Boat Tour
"You will be picked up at your accommodation (suggested time 9am) and taken to the harbour where your 35-8 speed boat awaits. Your private concierge will gladly welcome you and allow you to soak up the romantic atmosphere. Along the way you will have an overview of the 27 scattered islands on the Rosario Archipelago checking out mangroves endemic birds and the sparkling water that create a magical scenery. Then a stop in ""la piscina"" is necessary to snorkel with colorful fish or simply make a toast on the boat for you both and this shiny day. After you'll be led to a nice white sand beach in Baru. Let loose your desires and enjoy an exotic seafood cooked with local techniques Then feel the warm sun on your body while laying down on the beach. You’ll sail into the sunset as you sit back and watch the sun slowly dip beneath the horizon. When arriving at the harbour
From $1,500.00
 
Full-Day Private Island Hopping: Yachting the Rosario Archipelago from Cartagena
"You will be picked up from your accommodation by your concierge (suggested time 9:00am) who will guide you to a private dock where your 35 feet yacht awaits to embark you in a relaxing day on the islands. Having an overview of the 27 small island noticing how private villas covered by mangroves and endemic birds create a magical environment over shining turquoise waters. There you will enjoy “La Piscina” a natural pool located over a coral reef surface where you can snorkel and get in touch with sea life. At lunch time you will be taken to a gettaway in Baru in which your palate will be led to the most exotic seafood cooked with local techniques. Letting your body relax on the beach until your return (suggested time 4pm)."""
From $3,750.00

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Plaza de la Libertad

This is a simple typical Momposina plaza with benches, shades, colonial buildings but is special because of its monument to Simon Bolivar in the middle. In quotes him saying (translated), "If I owe my...
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Cenote Tour to Pijino

This tour leaves most afternoons around 2:30 pm and goes until sunset around 6 or 6:30 pm. Up to 10 people or so can go out on a large dugout canoe with roof and outboard motor through the Rio...
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Shop for Silver Jewellery on Calle Medio Real

Mompos is famed for its silverwork jewellery - it is absolutely beautiful and it is frequently worked into delicate and very fine, feminine pieces. Prices tend to be very reasonable. You can check...
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Freshly squeezed OJ at Plaza Bolivar

In this heat, you can't underestimate how refreshing and delicious a freshly squeezed orange juice on ice can be! Order it and he will squeeze the oranges right in front of you, filter out the pulp,...
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Easter Sunday sawdust decorations

It is a tradition on Easter Sunday in many catholic regions to colour sawdust and complete intricate and beautiful designs and scenes in the streets. The ones we saw in Mompos were simple but...
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Easter Sunday Processions

On Easter Sunday, mass services are followed by a procession around the town. The churches organize their masses at different times that morning so you can potentially see a variety of different mass...
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Rio Magdalena

Rio Magdalena which pass Mompós is a 1543 km long river and runs from the mountains in Departamento del Huila in the southwest of Colombia to the Caribbean Sea in the north. When I was in San Agustín...
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Casa de la Cultura

Casa de la Cultura is housed in another fine colonial mansion and is worth a visit. Here objects related to the towns history are on display. I was first guided through the rooms and after that I...
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Fundación Cultural de Mompox, Museo de Arte Religi

This colonial house is also called Casa Bolivaríana because Simón Bolívar stayed here once and in the room where he slept there are objects related to him on display. In other rooms there is an...
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Jardín Botánico El Cuchubo de Mompox

Mompós botanical garden is a small garden along Calle 14, a few blocks away from the river. It was founded by Carlos Pontón Rangel (1918 - 1991) who was born in the town. There are around 3700...
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Iglesia de San Agustín

The Holy Week celebrations are very big in Mompós, one of the biggest in the country. During that week a gilded Santo Sepulcro is carried around the streets during the processions. This Santo Sepulcro...
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Iglesia de San Francisco

The Church of San Francisco is one of the oldest in Mompós and construction of the church begun in 1564. The exterior is painted in red and white. And so is the interior, but there there is more...
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Iglesia de Concepción

Iglesia de Concepción is the principal church in Mompós. It is the biggest one and it is open more frequent. Construction of the church begun in 1537, but it has been altered many times and in the...
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Iglesia de Santa Bárbara

The Church of Santa Barbara dates from the beginning of the 17th century. It is painted in yellow with white details. The unusual thing with this church is that it has got an octagonal Moorish bell...
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