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Arrive at the top of a mountain, go trekking through the trees, and end the day on a floating house - this could be one of the best of plans for two people in love. The beauty of the scenery is there before you through the windows: snow-capped mountains and rushing rivers.
The Island of Barú can be found 40 minutes from Cartagena de Indias. The island boasts beautiful beaches of white sands, crystal clear waters, narrow streams surrounded by mangrove trees and multicoloured coral. The house is situated in The Marshes of Cholon, located on the occidental coast of the Baru islands and considered today as one of the most extensive coastal lagoons of the National Natural Park of Corals in Rosario.
There’s no doubt about it, Nevado del Ruiz is one of the most romantic settings in Colombia. Climb the mountain, arrive in the snow, and conquer the peak in the hands of your true love - a truly fulfilling and edifying experience. The hotels are romantic and warm, perfect for sitting by the fire in the evening, drinking hot chocolate, Colombian coffee, or wine.
Lujosas y hermosas haciendas cafeteras se esconden en medio de guaduales y cafetales. /Fot: Carlos Suescún.
Close to the Nevado, and in the Coffee Triangle, you will find these marvellous old mansions of the coffee farms, infused with the aroma of Colombia's most famous product. Each of them is different, the details of decoration are there to keep alive the times when these houses were built.
Clay tiles, white walls, colorful window frames and doors along the corridors around them - this is the way that the coffee farmers decorate the mountains, bamboo stands and coffee plantations. All this, and the pleasant manner of the local population - the paisas" -a memorable setting for falling in love.
Among these farmhouses we find El Bosque del Saman, Hacienda Venecia, Sazagua, Castilla and San Jose, offering attractive accommodation to travelers, looking for a perfect place for lovers.
One of the most famous of these farms - because of its history - is El Paraíso, in Valle del Cauca. It is a place which appears in the novel La Maria by Jorge Isaacs, and the farmhouse is the setting of one of the most famous love stories in Latin American literature.