Santa Marta

3 Top Coastal Colonial Cities Offering Fun, Sun, And Property

Colonial Style Buildings in the Coastal City of Olinda Brazil

Most of us think of colonial cities as being situated in the highlands… not on the ocean. In fact, when we talk about various lifestyles in Latin America, we often discuss colonial city living and the beach lifestyle as if it were necessary to choose between the two. But the truth is that you can …

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Santa Marta: A Hidden Gem On Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

Santa Marta, Colombia

Santa Marta: Colombia’s Calmer Caribbean Alternative Cartagena continues to boost its profile as a prime travel and investment destination, and it’s not hard to see why. The city is teeming with culture and liveliness, and boasts a wide range of features—from the outstanding cuisine and tropical climate to a bustling city center and bohemian neighborhoods—that …

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The Colombian Caribbean’s Best Buys Are In Santa Marta

The bay at Santa Marta's Taganga attracts divers, swimmers, and beachgoers

Plus: Spain’s Best Weather | Upcoming Coverage Of The Dominican Republic Everyone who made it beyond third grade has heard of Cartagena, Colombia. It’s Colombia’s #1 draw for foreign visitors and home to a sizeable expat community. But just 150 miles up the Caribbean coast is Santa Marta. It’s a town that offers excellent diving, …

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