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Sofitel Baru Calablanca

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Escape to the pristine private beaches of Isla Barú in Cartagena. The moment you enter the contemporary lobby at Sofitel Barú Calablanca Beach Resort, you see why travelers consider this 5-star hotel the best beach resort in Cartagena.

Each luxurious room and suite offers exquisite sea views. Unwind on our private beach or by one of our many pools. Find your serenity in the spa. We invite you to discover a LEED-certified Caribbean retreat that has perfected the art de vivre à la plage.

Suites & rooms

Contemporary rooms and suites at Sofitel Barú Calablanca blend nature and design. Interiors by Marcela Villegas feature hand-stitched tapestries by Colombian artist Eloin Rivera. Unparalleled sea views welcome you into a tranquil sanctuary. Immerse yourself in Colombian artistry and French luxury.


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Restaurants & bars

Dine around the world at Sofitel Barú Calablanca. With unparalleled sea views, striking interiors and thoughtful menus blending Colombian traditions with international flair and local, seasonal ingredients, our restaurants and bars are welcoming spaces for socializing or unwinding.

Experiences & offers

Rediscover your passion with our Caribbean Love package. Indulge your senses with a 2-night stay in a Barú suite. After a sumptuous breakfast, explore nearby mangrove forests before unwinding in the spa for an afternoon. The end of your perfect day? A bespoke dinner for two on our private beach.

  • Caribbean Love Experience

    Discover why our guests consider Sofitel Barú Calablanca one of the most romantic hotels in Cartagena with our Caribbean Love experience.

  • Caribbean Turban and Braid Workshops

    Discover the art and history of turbans and braids in Afro-Caribbean culture and design your own at our Sofitel workshops.

  • National Aviary Tour

    Colombia is home to more bird species than anywhere else in the world. Discover the beauty of local birdlife on a 2-hour tour on Isla Barú.

  • Family Offer, Inspired by Le Petit Prince

    Book our Family Offer Inspired by Le Petit Prince for 50% off an adjoining room for your children, along with breakfast and late checkout.

  • Romantic Getaway

    Set the scene for a lovers' getaway at Sofitel with our Romantic getaway offer. Enjoy champagne, in-room breakfast. Book now.

  • Early birds' delight

    Save up to 25% when you book in advance at Sofitel. Plan ahead for a memorable stay with luxury rooms, first-class dining and indulgent spa treatments

Meetings & events

With our breathtaking Caribbean setting and elegant, sophisticated venues, Sofitel Barú Calablanca helps you host extraordinary events. Whether you're planning a business meeting, retreat or wedding, we promise you personalized service and the latest in audiovisual technology.

Sustainable luxury

At Sofitel Barú Calablanca, situated in a pristine tropical forest, we take our commitment to the planet seriously. The resort is the only LEED-certified property in Colombia. We are a single-use plastic-free property. An innovative wildlife support program helps protect native animals.

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Frequently asked questions

Book our private shuttle, whether you are arriving by plane or by sea. This is a hassle-free way to begin your luxury stay in the Caribbean. Our car service accommodates up to three people per vehicle. If you're arriving from the airport, we whisk you to the pier where you board a 43-foot catamaran and set sail for Sofitel Barú Calablanca.

The resort is on Isla Barú, a tropical island about 40 minutes south of Cartagena by boat or 90 minutes by automobile. It connects to the mainland via a bridge. The island stretches for about 15 miles (24 km), with white sand beaches and tranquil turquoise waters of the Caribbean surrounding it.

Yes! Day passes let you experience the serenity of the pools or relax on the private beach. Sofitel Barú Calablanca features more than 86,000 square feet (8,000 sqm) of private beach. With your day pass, you can enjoy Caribbean flavors from the El Manglito food truck or one of the pool bars. Day-use rooms are also available.

Yes, we welcome your children at Sofitel Barú Calablanca. Children love the resort's family and children's pools. The Kids Villa is open daily for children ages 3-12. Babysitting is available each evening for an additional charge in either the Kids Villa or your private suite. There is a maximum of one small pet per room.

Location & Contact


KM 7 Sector Cartagena, Departamento Bolivar, Baru




Tel : +57 6056411690

Fax : +57 6056411690

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