Tcherassi Hotel and Spa is a breathtaking boutique hotel experience in the heart of the old city of Cartagena. Seven luxurious rooms, created by fashion designer Silvia Tcherassi have been beautifully finished to complement the colonial features of this 250-year-old colonial mansion. The look is very sleek, clean, and crisp while not foregoing authenticity and charm. The whole experience is impressive right from arrival. Step through the gorgeous entrance gates and you are immediately greeted with a delicious welcome drink.
Seven oversized, luxurious guest rooms feature high ceilings, rich wood floors, private balconies and large open bathrooms and largest suite has its own private pool. All of the rooms have been designed by Silvia Tcherassi, known for her elegant use of fabrics in her fashion collections and providing just one example of how Tcherassi incorporates fashion into the hotel’s design. Offering either views of the city or the lush greenery and city beyond, these large rooms (ranging in size from 400 sq ft to 1200 sq ft) also feature restored original stone walls and private walk-out balconies creating an open and airy Caribbean feel.
The hotel boasts two pools (in addition to the private in-room pools), one on the Rooftop woth a Lounge that is just available to hotel guests offering light fare including snacks and sandwiches throughout the day – all served with a side order of unbeatable 360 degree views of the city and the sea. There is a second stylish pool on the ground floor by the entrance.
Restaurant & Bar
The Tcherassi also has one of the most awarded restaurants in the city, led by Chef Daniel Castaño, lover of Italian coastal cuisine. VERA restaurant and lounge serves perfectly executed Italian food in the evening and is a great place to splurge for a special dinner.
Just adjacent to VERA restaurant, AQUABAR also overlooks the two-story vertical garden consisting of over 3000 local plants and surrounded by waterfalls is one of Cartagena’s chicest drinking destinations. This dreamy alfresco cocktail haven mixes blues of the water features, greenery of the foliage and white walls with magical, twinkling white lights. It features a wide selection of specialty cocktails using both local ingredients and tradition. AQUABAR is the perfect spot to cool down in Cartagena.
Wellness reigns supreme at The Tcherassi Hotel + Spa which has carved out a portion of the historic mansion’s space to focus on relaxation and rejuvenation. The Tcherassi Spa offers more than 30 treatments rooted in a holistic approach to sooth both mind and body. Although the Spa uses Spain’s Germaine de Capuccini amenities, many of the spa’s treatments and therapies call upon indigenous Colombian and South American practices and ingredients. Enjoy the Deluxe Colombian Coffee Wrap and the Warm Bamboo Massage which will calm the senses and alleviate any travel related stress.
The Tcherassi Hotel & Spa is an oasis within itself, it is the perfect place from which to enjoy the vibrant colours and culture of Cartagena de Indias. tuck in and chill out. Cool off and relax in this inspirational boutique gem.
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