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Coliving in Cartagena

Cartagena is home to white sands, palm trees, and world-renowned coral reefs. Placed perfectly on the Caribbean Coast, this beautiful city is a coliving dream. With tropical weather, Cartagena is a popular beach destination inviting visitors from all over the world.

An essential port on the northern coast of Columbia, Cartagena plays a critical role in the import and export industries. The city continues to be an economic hub for maritime transport, petrochemicals, and of course, tourism. The city's wealth continues to increase as more and more visitors begin to admire and appreciate the architectural beauty that the city has to offer.

Dubbed the safest city in Columbia, it is perfect for sightseeing and experiencing all it has to offer. Cartagena has charming cobblestone streets leading to vibrant architecture and culture to match. Exploring the Old City is an absolute must as it places you in the heart of the walled city La Ciudad Amurallada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Remember to pick up a keepsake from one of the many locals occupying the streets with all sorts of trinkets and souvenirs.

Museo de la Esmeralda is dedicated to emeralds. Columbia is famous for its emeralds so it makes sense that they have a dedicated area to showcase their finds proudly. You can learn all about how the emeralds are mined. There is no entrance fee here, giving you more money to spend at the jewelry store at the end.

Cartagena also has some of the most amazing street art and even offers graffiti tours to educate you about the artists and what the street arts represent. You will also find some of the best food here.

The city has fantastic restaurants and delis, but street food is phenomenal. Between some of the most delicious Columbian meals and the freshest and most exotic fresh fruit, you cannot go wrong.

So beach lovers, head to Playa Blanca. Some spots like Islas del Rosario are worth the day trip, consisting of 27 islands with plenty to see and do. The island claims many coral reefs that are home to many different marine life types, making it one of the best places to go snorkeling.

As a commercial and tourism hub, the city provides a highly efficient and effective transport sector. One of the best ways to get around Cartagena is via Uber cars, and it is simple, safe, and reliable. The traditional yellow taxi and private cabs are also popular.

With Cartagena being so affordable to live and with so much to see and experience, it does not take long to fall in love with this vibrant city. Cartagena is chosen by many as a coliving destination giving it a sizeable digital community. You will never be far away from a like-minded soul.

Here are some fun facts about Cartagena:

- Volcan de Lodo El Totumo is a traditional no-frills mud volcano where you can take a bubbly mud bath
- Because of Cartagena's status as a tourist destination, you can fly directly there from most major cities
- In 2015 a diver discovered a shipwreck just off the Cartagena coast with over $17 billion in treasure and gold inside
- The city is surrounded by a wall that protected it against pirates and invaders

Finding affordable communal living in Cartagena

Finding affordable housing in Cartagena can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Cartagena. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Cartagena for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Cartagena is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Cartagena

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Cartagena? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Cartagena is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

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  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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