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Hotel Isla del Encanto

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Islas del Rosario | Bocagrande Av. San Martin #5-94, Cartagena, Colombia
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Ranked #16 of 108 Cartagena B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This hotel is located in one of the 27 islands that form the "Islas del Rosario". It is a private island so the day trip is more expensive than to some other islands, but it is so worth it! The deal includes transport to/from your hotel, speed boat ride to/from island, and lunch. Additional activities like snorkeling and diving are... More

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Cartagena, Colombia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I am not sure this shoudl be listed under hotels.... Perhaps someone intripadvisor can correct this placement please. This is the correct name of the place, and it is the right location but everyone there was on a boat trip, same as me. The photo is exactly correct (I slept the afternoon away under the parasol at the left hand... More

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De antemano agradecemos habernos escogido para su estadía y descanso. Es para nosotros un placer atenderles, su total satisfacción es... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Tip number 1: pick the bungalow room . Front bungalow, second floor - best view. Tip number 2: reserve your location on the beach by 9:30 am otherwise you will be without spot till 3 pm. Day trippers take over small stretch of the beach at 10 am. Tip number 3: take a shower and wash your hair before you... More

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De antemano agradecemos haber visitado Hotel Isla del Encanto. Así como recibimos la mayoría de nuestras criticas calificadas como Excelentes,... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My husband and I spent three nights at Isla del Encanto and we had a wonderful time. The food was great, the beach was awesome and the staff was very attentive. It felt like being in paradise, since this is the only hotel in the island.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Had been to Isla del Sol and was very disappointed - especially the nonexistent beach and horrible food. Isla del Encanto was much better. The same drill - taxi to the boat, chaos at the pier (but Encanto was actually pretty well organized), speed boat ride at 9 am or so to the island, arrive at 10-10:30 and hang out... More

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De antemano agradecemos habernos escogido para su estadía y descanso. Es para nosotros un placer atenderles, su total satisfacción es... More

new york
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69 reviews 69 reviews
8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Of note, I did not stay overnight here. I came for the day and really enjoyed the facilities and location. Staff was great and the grounds were immaculate. Plenty to do from laying on a lounge, day-bed to snorkeling, jet skiing etc

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This is a lovely beach resort with great staff. However, if you want the best experience be sure to stay overnight. The day trip crowd take over the relatively small beach area, but when they all leave at 3pm, that is when this place really shines. Having this place to yourself (or to a relatively few of you, is amazing... More

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De antemano agradecemos habernos escogido para su estadía y descanso. Es para nosotros un placer atenderles, su total satisfacción es... More

Bogota, Colombia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I went to this island with my Chilean boyfriend and this was definitely the best of his trip to Cartagena. The service is outstanding. Santander, Eliz and an other guy (I don't remember his name) were always trying to make out visit comfortable. I recommend this island but not for the "day tour" because I think it is not enough... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

If you are seeking the perfect Caribbean island experience then you need look no further than Isla del Encanto, an hour's boat ride from Cartagena. I was there just as low season was ending so I have no idea what it is like at it's busiest, but in mid-December, once the day trippers had left, I had the whole beach... More

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Santiago, Chile
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153 reviews 153 reviews
14 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The day tour to this beach was definitely overpriced. To start with there was severe bad weather and the right thing to do was to call the trip off and give the money back, but we continued having a boat of miserable tourists. Ok the weather got a little better much later so we could enjoy some sun. Lunch was... More

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Address: Islas del Rosario | Bocagrande Av. San Martin #5-94, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Isla del Encanto 3*
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60 minutes by boat from Cartagena(in Islas del Rosario), is this magical hotel where intensely enjoy the holidays, whether by day tour or for the night. Isla del Encanto Hotel, with 300 mts. of private beach, is listed as the most important hotels in this area. Each year hundreds of tourists are left captivated by its exclusivity and service. Hotel, camping, ecotourism, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, playground, sports and hammocks are some of the advantages of this heavenly place, which also features spa area, snorkeling, kayaks, bicycles, marine and exquisite cuisine infused sea.Our Hotel rates include:- Transfer Hotel in Cartagena - Muelle La Bodeguita. (The return is not included.) - Maritime transport in fast boats with a capacity of 50 people. - Bilingual tour guide. - Panoramic tour by the National Natural Park Corales del Rosario. - Accommodation - 2 Lunch: buffet per person for one night stay. (One each day) - 1 dinner: daily menu as presented by staff. - 1 Continental breakfast. - 300 meters of beach - Hammocks - Swimming pool. - Playground. - Water sports: Kayak, Bicycle water. - Beach beds. Sun lounge - Volleyball , microfútbol, ping-pong. NOT INCLUDED - Tax per person at El muelle la Bodeguita - Bar or Restaurant service. - Expenses or unspecified activities. OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES NOT INCLUDED. - Entrance to the Oceanarium - Snorkeling - Diving with tank - Consumption Restaurant. - Consumption Bar Under the Charter. - Massage Service ... more   less 
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