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InselAir destination Medellin

  • 2 flights per week
  • 126,245 residents
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  • COP Colombian Peso

About Medellin
Medellín, in the Northwestern part of the country, is Colombia’s second largest city in terms of population and economy. With its location in the Aburra Valley along the Medellín River, in Medellín you will find many flowers, including orchids, and tropical birds, earning Medellín its reputation as the most beautiful city in South America. Medellín's year round spring-like climate of 22⁰ Celsius (72⁰ F) makes it known as La Ciudad de la Eterna Primavera or ‘City of the Eternal Spring’. Medellín’s yearly flower festival Feria de Las Flores attracts visitors from the whole of South America. The city also boasts Colombia’s only transit subway system: an efficient and fast Metro. Medellín citizens have the reputation of being hard-working and industrious. The production and export of coffee and flower, information technology and hotel services are among Medellín’s major industries. The city of Medellín alone contributes 55% of Colombia’s GDP. Tourism is becoming an increasingly important source of income which is no wonder, considering the natural, cultural and cosmopolitan attractions of this beautiful city and its warm and friendly inhabitants.

Useful information
Language(s): Spanish and English
Population: Approximately 3.5 million inhabitants
Political Status: Republic
Area: 382 km² (237 sq. miles)
Currency: Colombian Peso (COP)
Climate Tropical: monsoon climate with average temperature of 22°C (72°F)
Main Attractions: Parque Explora (educational science and technology park for children), Museum of Antioquia, Palacio De Cultura Rafael Uribe, Plaza Botero
Shopping: Medellín being well-known for its textile industry, local branded clothing can be very reasonable. The city is also famed for its leather products including shoes, belts, wallets and purses. February is the month of the big sales
Electrical Current: 110 V, 60 Hz

Our top to do list

  • Every August, the Silleteros carry beautiful, huge flower arrangements on their backs during a parade at the Flower Fair in Medellin
  • Cerro Nutibara
  • Metro cable ride
  • Botero Plaza
  • Rio Medellin Christmas lights (December) 

Book your hotel

  • Diez Hotel Categoria Colombia

    In Medellin (El Poblado)

    With a stay at Diez Hotel Categoria Colombia in Medellin (El Poblado), you'll be minutes from Lleras Park and close to Park of Lights. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Poblado Park and La Strada Mall.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 115 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and plasma televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while iPod docking stations and cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a health club, a sauna, and a steam room. Additional features at this Beaux Arts hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).Dining Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served daily.Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Medellin? This hotel has 2433 square feet (226 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

    Check availibility from $160
  • Hotel San Fernando Plaza

    Near La Strada Mall

    With a stay at Hotel San Fernando Plaza in Medellin (El Poblado), you'll be minutes from La Strada Mall and close to Park of Lights. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Poblado Park and Oviedo Mall.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include safes, and rollaway/extra beds can be requested.Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a steam room. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and a hair salon.Dining Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

    Check availibility from $206
  • InterContinental Medellin

    Near Santa Fe Zoological Park

    With a stay at InterContinental Medellin in Medellin (El Poblado), you'll be close to Lleras Park and Park of Lights. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Poblado Park and El Tesoro Shopping Park.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy body treatments and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.Dining Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

    Check availibility from $140