Colombia it is a destination with a wide variety of landscapes to venture into. There are some destinations that very few tourists from the rest of the world have gone to and that are worth knowing. For nature lovers, without a doubt, the Colombian territory is an excellent option for vacationing.
The next September 17 is celebrated in Colombia the Day of love and Friendshipa celebration that dates back to 1969 in the country. For this reason, some shows and events are held at different points, and there are some perfect destinations for lovers or groups of friends to get away.
In many countries around the world, Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14, a holiday that originates from the Catholic Church. But several decades ago Colombia It was established to celebrate love in all its forms at this time thanks to the merchants, who considered the high cost that people have at the beginning of the year due to the start of classes.
Although originally the Day of love and Friendship It was thought only for lovers, they wanted the festivity not to be exclusive only for couples. Consequently, they also added friendship, a celebration that takes place every July 20 of each year or July 30 in some countries.
The unmissable destinations of Colombia
It is a coral island located in the San Bernardo archipelago, Gulf of Morrosquillo, Caribbean Sea, which belongs to Cartagena de Indias. It is a perfect place for couples to rest in the beach of crystal clear waters or for friends who want to relax for a while having a few drinks and doing water sports.
Isla Múcura is one of the most formidable Caribbean paradises, which is why many choose it for their honeymoon, since it has some resorts. It does not have street vendors or many tourists crowd and you can practice snorkeling, diving, paddle, kayak, as well as tours to visit other islands of the archipelago such as Isla Tintipán and Santa Cruz del Islote.
Caño Cristales, Meta
In the department of Meta is the Sierra de la Macarena where you can see the Caño Cristales River. What is its unique feature? At its bottom, aquatic plants reproduce that, with exposure to the sun, change color in a process that goes from green to an intense red, which is why it is called “the most beautiful river in the world”.
Therefore, if you visit, you will be able to see a river of up to seven colors, an incredible spectacle that cannot be found anywhere else. Macarena offers hotels and cabins designed for this type of excursion, as it is one of the most popular destinations for nature lovers.
Chocó, whose capital is Quibdó, is the only department in Colombia with coasts on the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, in addition to the Darién jungle and mighty rivers. Around its waters there are palm trees and trees that generate a lot of tranquility, it has a sea of perfect waves that makes it perfect for those who want to surf.
It has a large number of hotels and a center that offers the best seafood dishes. You can visit several beaches, the most popular being Playa Brava or Playa del Amargal, and you can also go humpback whale watching.