Discover the top things to do in Barranquilla

When you’re not meeting with clients, you can uncover the beauty of Colombia’s Caribbean north coast just minutes from Faranda Express Puerta del Sol Barranquilla. For unbeatable views of the Magdalena River, take a stroll along the city’s riverwalk, Gran Malecón, or discover where the river meets the Caribbean Sea at Bocas de Ceniza. Here for the annual Carnival celebration in February? Get ready in your guest room, fuel up with a complimentary breakfast at Almería, and then make the short drive to the festivities. If you’re looking for even more fun things to do, head to Único Outlet Mall to purchase a Barranquilla Fútbol Club jersey before the big match at Roberto Meléndez Stadium.

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Gran Malecón - Golden Gate

2.47 mi / 3.97 km from the hotel
Enjoy an outdoor experience along the Magdalena River with views of Colombia’s biggest natural park, Vía Parque Isla de Salamanca. The area includes a playground, restaurants, and cultural activities.

Caribbean Culture Park

2.25 mi / 3.62 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 and cultural heritage.

Buenavista Shopping Mall

1.83 mi / 2.94 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.

Édgar Rentería Baseball Stadium

1.82 mi / 2.92 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

8.43 mi / 13.57 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

4.56 mi / 7.34 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.

Romelio Martínez Stadium

0.29 mi / 0.46 km from the hotel
Don your red and white gear to cheer the Barranquilla Fútbol Club to victory at this 8,600-person stadium.

Único Outlet Mall

0.26 mi / 0.42 km from the hotel
Find great deals on top brands like Adidas, Nike, and Samsonite at this popular shopping destination. When you’ve worked up an appetite, you can grab a sandwich from Subway or a sweet treat from Dunkin’ Donuts.

Metropolitan University

0.19 mi / 0.31 km from the hotel
This popular university, established in 1973, offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the arts and humanities as well as science and technology.

Tomas Suri Salcedo Park

0.49 mi / 0.79 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic lunch and head to this family-friendly park, which features a basketball court and bike path.

Elías Chegwin Coliseum

0.4 mi / 0.65 km from the hotel
This 3,000-person coliseum is the home stadium of the Titanes de Barranquilla professional basketball team.

Barranquilla Zoo

1.55 mi / 2.5 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.