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Colombia Vacation Information:

Colombia is a nation of the South American continent. Colombia is the third largest Spanish speaking country in the world after Mexico and Spain. The population of Colombia is estimated at more than 45 million people. The capital city is Bogota located in the high altitudes of the Andes Mountains.
Colombia could be the next ecotourism destination, with a territory size similar to France and Spain, Colombia has shores in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Colombia's territory falls on part of the Amazon jungle and the Andes Mountains. Colombia is rich in history and culture like most of South America, Colombian cities still preserve the Colonial architecture until today, and that is most noticeable in Cartagena and Bogota the capital city.
San Andres: is a Caribbean island located about two hours by plane or 720 km northwest of Colombia's Caribbean Coast. San Andres has the typical characteristic of all Caribbean islands, crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, vibrant nightlife, colourful culture, luxurious accommodation and tons of sun and great weather.
Accommodation is available in El Centro as well as in the Decameron resorts, Decameron hotels Aquarium, Marazul, San Luis and Maryland. At El Centro, you can walk up to El Cliff and from fifty meters up you can catch a good view of the town and coral reefs. Things to do in San Andres include swimming, wind surfing, horseback riding, you can also rent a small boat to go fishing or explore the nearby cays. Diving and snorkelling is available, the water is calm in various areas and visibility is excellent.
Cartagena: is a city in the north of Colombia; the metropolitan area has a population of 1.2 million people and its Colombia's fifth largest city. The city is an economic center and a popular touristic destination. Cartagena has Colombia's most developed tourism infrastructure, and attracts visitors for its colonial charm, and nice weather.
Cartagena also features beaches for those looking for a day in the sun, some of the most popular beaches include Playa Blanca features white sands, white, green and blue waters, and it's located in the Baru area.
Colombia Pictures
Colombia Year Round Temperatures
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average High 28 28 28 28 29 29 28 29 29 29 28 28
Average Low 25 25 25 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26
Rainfall (mm) 90 30 20 30 110 220 180 200 200 290 280 170

Colombia Facts:

  • Capital: Bogota
  • Currency: Colombian peso
  • Driver's License: International driver's license required
  • Electricity: 110 V, 60Hz
  • Entry Requirements: A passport, valid 6 months beyond intended stay, and an ongoing
    or return ticket are required. No visa required for touristic stays of up to 90 days.
  • GMT Time: -5 hr. Daylight savings time is not applied.
  • Government: Republic
  • Land size: 1,138,910 km2
  • Language: Spanish, some English and Creole
  • National Airlines: Avianca, Alianza Summa, Aces, Aerorepublica, West Caribbean and
    Air Providence
  • Population: 43,600,000 approx
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 90%, other 10%
  • Requirred Vaccines: none
  • Tourist Season: December through March
  • Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada: Travel Report of Colombia