Discover exciting things to do in Barranquilla

Book a room or suite at Radisson Hotel Diamond Barranquilla to be near Barranquilla’s best attractions. In February, the city comes alive with the Carnival of Barranquilla, held just a few kilometers from the hotel, while September brings BarranquiJazz, one of the Caribbean region’s biggest jazz festivals. There are plenty of things to do and see throughout the rest of the year too. You can take a break from on-site meetings to explore Gran Malecón - Golden Gate, the city’s riverwalk area, or head to Buenavista Shopping Mall to browse the shops and food court. Sports enthusiasts can catch a baseball or soccer game, families love a visit to Barranquilla Zoo, and history buffs won’t want to miss the city’s museums. For a day trip, head out to the coast to enjoy outdoor activities ranging from swimming and surfing to paragliding.

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Gran Malecón - Golden Gate

2.14 mi / 3.45 km from the hotel
Enjoy an outdoor experience along the Magdalena River with views of Colombia’s biggest natural park, Via Parque Isla Salamanca. The area includes a playground, restaurants, and cultural activities.

Caribbean Culture Park

3.13 mi / 5.03 km from the hotel
This 215,000-square-foot complex includes a museum, a children’s library, a public plaza, an outdoor theater, and a playground promoting the Colombian Caribbean’s natural, cultural, and historical heritage.

Buenavista Shopping Mall

0.8 mi / 1.29 km from the hotel
A high-end open shopping mall, Buenavista offers international brands, a food court, and a cinema. A kids’ club, a casino, and exhibits round out the offerings.

Edgar Renteria Baseball Stadium

2.56 mi / 4.12 km from the hotel
Named after MLB great and Colombia native Édgar Rentería, this baseball stadium has been host to the Central American Games and the Caribbean Series.

Bocas de Ceniza

7.48 mi / 12.04 km from the hotel
Travel by railcar and see where the waters of the Magdalena River and the Caribbean Sea meet at Bocas de Ceniza.

Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium

5.45 mi / 8.77 km from the hotel
Whether you’re cheering on local favorite Atlético Junior or the Colombian national team, soccer fans are sure to enjoy seeing a game at Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium.

Barranquilla Zoo

1.64 mi / 2.64 km from the hotel
Marvel at the incredible biodiversity of this local attraction as you visit the wonderful collection of flamingos, crocodiles, peacocks, and other exotic animals.

Villa Olímpica

61.69 mi / 99.27 km from the hotel
Visit this inspiring sports facility and local community center to discover its impressive range of individual, family, and group activities.