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Cartagena Beach Front Paradise

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Pelican Nest view - Escape, Experience, & Enjoy
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3 reviews
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
Situated at the edge of the Caribbean Sea with direct access to the beach, and perfectly located near the heart of the historic city center, the Pelican Nest is a one of a kind guest apartment. Formerly owned by Colombian Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the apartment offers a sanctuary for rest, relaxation, and unrivaled fun.<BR><BR>Designed to ensure comfort, the apartment possesses a light floor plan with an open kitchen and living space, both with sea views. The terrace serves to provide an equally comfortable outdoor living area, perfect for enjoying by day and evening hours.<BR>NOTE : The third guest bedroom with a private bath is independent of the apartment, a few steps away.<BR><BR>The Beach<BR>Cartagena enjoys a mild tropical climate that brings with it the promise of warm and sunny... Read more
Listing #HL1472444
About the Owner
Ginger B
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The property, is on the ocean front just a hundred yards or less for a swim; that is if you don't want to use your private entrance to the pool out of your living area and 1 of 2 outdoor patio areas. This building is...More

Thank Harold S
Reviewed 8 November 2014

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...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2014

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...More

2  Thank Jon G
GIngerBertoli, VR Owner at Cartagena Beach Front Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 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!

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night
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$271
US$180
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Price is inclusive of 1/2 day cleaning service.

The following special services are available upon request and can be arranged for an additional fee (e.g. airport pick-up/drop off, car and driver, tour guide, cooking, shopping (grocery), and baby sitting).
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About the neighbourhood
The Beach<BR>Cartagena enjoys a mild tropical climate that brings with it the promise of warm and sunny days. With an average annual year-round temperature of 88 degrees Fahrenheit, and an average water temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit, conditions are perfectly aligned to enjoy time on the beach, in the sea, and in the sun. Beach tents, chairs, and umbrellas can readily be rented from local vendors. Further, just steps away from the apartment exists a small and friendly beach front shop that rents water sport equipment (e.g. surf boards, paddle boards, kite boards, jet skis). For those interested in scuba diving, experienced specialized dive shops are within five minutes of the apartment, all of which will gladly organize dive outings in addition to lessons for first time divers.... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Rafael Núñez International Airport: 10.0 km
Airport pick-up/drop off as well as a car and driver can be arranged upon request for an additional fee.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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