Forget about stress and and rejuvenate your skin with the mud baths of the Totumo Mud Volcano! Enjoy a day at the beach and have a canoe ride through the swamps towards the Afro-Colombian fishing village of La Boquilla.
Visit the Totumo Mud Volcano, a mythical volcano filled with mud located an hour away from Cartagena. Take a mud bath and enjoy its curative values. The legend says that one day, a monk spilled holy water in the volcano, full of lava. The lava turned into a soft thick mud having the power of curing and rejuvenating. You will witness wonderful muddy landscapes - a peculiar geographical formation that turned into one of the most visited places in Colombia, you cannot miss it! On arrival, you will climb a rustic wooden stairway that will take you to the summit of the volcano - 20 meters high and 2.000 meters deep. You will then bathe in the volcanic mud, where you will feel like if you were floating while enjoying a panoramic sight of the Santa Catalina region. After your mud bath, you will know Manzanillo del Mar, a beautiful beach where you will be able to bathe in the sea and enjoy a typical breakfast of the region. To conclude this excursion, you will take a canoe ride through the mangrove swamp to the Barrio de la Boquilla, a small fishing village.