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“Beach Front Paradise Indeed”
Pelican Nest view - Escape, Experience, & Enjoy
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Pelican Nest view - Escape, Experience, & Enjoy
Pelican Nest view - vibrant beach with a lively local flair Direct beach access gate
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Pelican Nest view - Escape, Experience, & Enjoy
Pelican Nest view - vibrant beach with a lively local flair
Direct beach access gate
Terrace - a perfect outdoor living space with a stunning sea view
Master bedroom - sliding glass doors allow direct access to the terrace and a wonderful sea breeze
Master bedroom - furnished with a comfortable king size bed and an en-suite bathroom
Guest bedroom - the room can be furnished with either a king size bed or two twin beds upon request
Guest bedroom/bathroom (independent) - includes a twin bed with a 2nd lower, roll-out, twin mattress
Living room - exquisite sea view and all of the comforts of home (AC, satellite TV, and internet)
Dining area - be seated at a table once owned by literary nobel prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Kitchen - fully equipped and positioned with sea view, adjoined to the living area
Terrace - beach view
Edificio El Laguito (Pelican Nest) - referred to by locals as 'Maquina de Escribir' (The T
Edificio El Laguito (Pelican Nest) Coordinates: 10°23'51'N  75°33'50'W
Edificio El Laguito (Pelican Nest) positioned on a double lot, surrounded by a tropical garden
Vendors offer tropical fruits, 'café con leche' from colorful flasks, and piping hot fritt
Fishermen daily pull in their catch as seagulls and pelicans attentively watch nearby
Cartagena old city (2 miles from Pelican Nest) - ancient stone walls enclose its vibrant port
Flower boxes droop over balconies drawing attention to colonial facades
Roaming mariachis and cuban bands provide a wonderfully unique beat
Colorful buildings line cobblestone streets faded after centuries in the sun
Bicycles and horse drawn carriages provide fantastic alternative modes of transportation
Enjoy exotic fruit juices in the world, such as coconut, guanabana, lulo, and nipper
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Cartagena, Cartagena District, Bolivar Department

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AP3351
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beach Front Paradise Indeed”
Reviewed 8 November 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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person found this review helpful

Amazing apartment with an amazing location and breathtaking view. Newly remodeled, it is basically a brand new apartment. Very elegant with all new, modern appliances, including new kitchen and bathrooms. Definitely worth it.

It is beachfront and walking distance to Bocagrande and El Laguito commerical and recreational zones.

Highly recommended!!!

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
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Jon G
Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic experience!”
Reviewed 21 March 2014 for a stay in January 2014
2
people found this review helpful

My wife and I spend a wonderful week in Cartagena based out of Nido de Pelicanos (Pelican's Nest) which exceeded our expectations. The building is truly unique and one of a kind amongst the high rise apartment buildings that line the coast. It is located at the end of the spit leading away from the old walled city and has direct access to the beach out your back door. At times it felt like it was out own private beach! We enjoyed the sunrise from our bed and sundowners on the terrace over looking the water, with the lights of the old city as a back drop. Check in/out couldn't have been easier and the house keeper (Saida) is a real gem. It was easy access to the old city as well as San Martin Ave which has an array of shops and restaurants within walking distance. Don't miss the perros caliente from the local street side vendor...to die for! We will be back.....

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Management Response
22 Mar 2014
Thank you for your feedback. I am so very happy that you enjoyed your time at the Pelican Nest and will look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!
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