WELCOME TO BARRANQUILLA

The WMF comes to Barranquilla, Colombia from June 5-8, 2023.

Joy, hospitality, rhythm and good vibes are characteristic features of Colombians in general and of the inhabitants of Barranquilla in particular. The atmosphere of the city is always positive, friendly, cordial and highly stimulating. It is also the hometown of great contemporary music stars such as Shakira and Carlos Vives.

Barranquilla is an active and cosmopolitan city located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It is an important shipping port, an excellent cultural enclave and a town open to the world. Its people are always ready to enjoy themselves and to make newcomers enjoy themselves.

Music and festivities are an inseparable part of this population. The Carnival of Barranquilla, which is celebrated four days before Ash Wednesday, during the month of February, is an impressive spectacle that you should not miss. Lastly, parties and nightlife are also excellent attributes of this Caribbean capital that is synonymous with partying.

Thanks to its privileged geography, Barranquilla, capital of the department of Atlántico, has one of the most important ports in the country. For this reason, the city is also known as the ‘Golden Gate’ of Colombia. This has allowed it to position itself as a city with a high potential for economic and industrial development.

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HOUSE OF THE CARNIVAL OF BARRANQUILLA

Land of artists If you like contemporary music, you can explore the places where Carlos Vives and Shakira shared their childhood, or emulate the famous video clip of their song “La bicicleta”.

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NIGHT PARTY

Barranquilla’s nightlife is insatiable. In fact, the city’s local nickname is “Fiesta” and you don’t have to wait for Carnival to see for yourself.

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SAN NICOLAS SQUARE

Barranquilla has several art deco buildings and other constructive attractions, such as the Amira de la Rosa Theater and the Old Customs Building. Strolling through its streets, therefore, also elevates the spirit, and not only the vital rhythm.

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THE CARIBBEAN MUSEUM

This museum has an excellent collection that reflects the history and culture of Barranquilla and the Caribbean. Touring it becomes an interesting and enriching experience.

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SALGAR CASTLE

Salgar Castle is a splendid place to enjoy the beach, watch the sunset and savor a magnificent drink and food in a beautiful natural environment surrounded by history.

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GASTRONOMY

In whose restaurants you can enjoy from Creole dishes to some of the most important international gastronomies.

OUR HOST HOTEL

Auténtico emblema de la capital de España. Un hotel urbano de cinco estrellas, elegante y vanguardista. Arraigado en el corazón de la ciudad, es el alojamiento perfecto para estancias de placer y de negocios. Aprovecha su insuperable ubicación, sus confortables instalaciones y sus servicios de primera categoría, mejorados por las ventajas del atributo superior The Level. Excelente ubicación: Junto a Plaza de España, Gran Vía y su gran oferta cultural y de ocio Bien comunicado: Excelentes conexiones de transporte con la ciudad y el aeropuerto Alta gastronomía: Exquisita cocina mediterránea en el restaurante Mosaico The Level: Una exclusiva gama de atenciones eleva tu estancia al máximo confort Piscina climatizada: Un sugerente y relajante espacio para relajarse Eventos insuperables: 20 salas con los mejores profesionales para reuniones y celebraciones

BELIEVE IN GOLF

Torneo de golf se llevará a cabo en Cabo Real Golf Club de Questro, un campo de golf único con fantásticas vistas al océano.

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