The love that has been put into restoring this outstanding property is apparent from the moment you step through the doors. Casa San Agustin is located in the heart of Cartagena’s old walled city – one of the most charming and beautiful cities in Latin America. The elegance of a colonial home mixed with contemporary and chic design have created a very special luxury hotel indeed.
Refined yet relaxed, Casa San Agustín’s art and architecture evoke the city’s rich history as a 17th century Spanish stronghold. It boasts modern features such as a swimming pool, spacious rooms adorned with luxury linens and local antiques and yet retains a home-from-home feel which is seductive to anyone staying in this romantic property. Colombia’s ever growing popularity is perfect for those looking for a unique luxury holiday, and what better place to start or finish your trip than at Casa San Agustin…
NAME: Casa San Agustin
LOCATION: Within the colonial walled city of Cartagena in Colombia.
NO. OF ROOMS: 20 rooms and 10 suites are situated throughout the 3 white-washed houses which combine to make the hotel.
FOOD & DRINK: The in-house restaurant, Alma, run by renowned Chef Heberto Eljach serves up exquisite and creative seafood dishes including ceviche, lobster tail and fish stews. On some evenings, diners are entertained by live local musicians, and the bar is open for that late night cocktail.
OUTSTANDING FEATURE: The rooftop solarium provides the perfect platform to perfect your tan, whilst enjoying views over the churches and rooftops.
BEST FOR: A romantic city break, with a touch of history, in one of the prettiest cities in Latin America.
MUST DO ACTIVITY: At Casa San Agustin guests have free use of the hotel’s bicycles, be sure to take them out and explore the city at your own time and pace. There are many museums, gorgeous cafes and colourful streets to be discovered.
ECO CREDENTIALS: The hotel is proud of its history and all renovations have been done sympathetically to keep the traditional feel of the property. The hotel also employs local people from the surrounding areas, supporting the local community. Lastly, the hotel encourages guests to help the environment by minimising washing, cleaning and use of throwaway plastics.