Sofitel Baru Calablanca Beach Resort – Celebrated for Colombia’s First Luxury Resort 

Sofitel Baru Calablanca Beach Resort is Colombia’s first luxury resort and is set on the idyllic white sandy beaches of Isla, Barú. The highly anticipated resort opened its doors on December 1st, 2021.

The new hotel is the third Sofitel in Colombia and the country’s first-ever opulent beach destination. The picturesque property sophisticatedly combines Sofitel’s French heritage with the essence of the Caribbean.

Located just 25 minutes from the city of Cartagena, the resort is nestled amid the natural beauty and cultural affluence of Barú. The hotel features an impressive 187 modern and chic rooms, including a presidential suite and 22 luxurious suites, all equipped with terraces and balconies facing the tranquil and turquoise Caribbean Ocean. 

This hidden gem of a resort has been awarded by the experts at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards for Best Luxury New Resort in South America 2022, and it’s easy to see why. It features four restaurants, seven bars, and a food truck all under the culinary direction of Patrice Guaus, the world-renowned French chef. These include Calablanca Restaurant and bar, which is a combination of divine Mediterranean and Colombian cuisines, prepared with farm-to-table ingredients and ancestral techniques, Bahía Restaurant & bar overlooking the magic waters of the Caribbean, our unique slow-cooking grill offers mouthwatering dishes that will be perfectly coupled with local cocktails, Humo Restaurant offers dinner-only featuring a robata grill concept inspired by Asian fare. Guests can enjoy cocktails throughout several social spaces around the resort. La Pergola rooftop terrace is the perfect space to watch Barú’s magical sunsets and our new gastronomic proposal on wheels El Manglito Food truck that is a fun and innovative way to serve guests and visitors who are enjoying the beautiful beaches of Barú.  

Additional features include a first-class spa, where guests can enjoy signature treatments and tranquillity at its finest. Families can take advantage of the funky and vibrant fun-filled Kid’s Club. The resort also offers an outdoor adventure program, and as part of its ethos, it works closely with its local community to offer a creative line-up of immersive experiences, which reflect the island’s unique heritage and identity. Sombrero workshops, music classes, local artist exhibits, and much more can be enjoyed at Colombia’s finest resort. 

‘It is an honor to have been recognized by the experts at Luxury Lifestyle Awards and awarded Best Luxury New Resort in South America 2022. We are focused on providing lavish services to all our guests, whilst maintaining a unique and fun experience for everyone. There is something for everyone at our resort and we provide the most exclusive dining options, adventures, and much more. We are proud of our achievements and are excited to welcome our guests for an experience of a lifetime,’ David Mulin, GM, Sofitel Baru Calablanca Beach Resort 

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About Luxury Lifestyle Awards 

Luxury Lifestyle Awards is a global award selecting, recognizing, celebrating and promoting the best luxury goods and services all over the world. The goal of the company is to connect people with the best of luxury. LLA has evaluated more than 10 000 various goods and services in 400 categories from 60 countries and analyzed the results to give you a TOP list of the best of the best in the world. Such world-renowned brands as Chanel, Dom Perignon, and Ferrari were proudly named winners. The victory brings companies status and recognition, global promotion and exposure to an entirely new market of customers. 

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