At 2640m above sea-level Bogota is one of the highest major cities in the world. Tucked inside the Andes mountain range, the capital of Colombia is a diverse and fascinating city. The array museums and art galleries celebrating the unique history of both Colombia and South America are amongst the best in the world. The downtown area of La Candelaria offers the most popular tourist spots, but for those looking for a more authentic experience an apartment in Bogota’s southern districts are a lot less touristic. A guesthouse in this area or even a Bogota villa further south are great ways to comfortably enjoy the more localised areas of the city, with a lowing living cost and a greater sense of what life in the Colombian capital is all about. For those more interested in the traditional tourist hotspots, a Wimdu also lists central Bogota apartments. Getting close to must-see attractions such as the gold museum or the culturally significant La Candelaria district could not be eaiser with our interactive website. We also offer Colombia so those extending their stay should also check out our cosy stays around this beautiful country.
How to decide on your perfect apartment in Bogota Apartments in Bogota really do come in all shapes and sizes, like the city in general, the juxtaposition of old and new can be seen in our array of Bogota apartments, from smart studios in the north of the city, to traditional flats and guesthouses in the south. For a more luxurious stay head to the business district and try a modern Bogota apartment, those on a budget or seeking a more authentic and culturally relevant experience should seek accommodation in the southern suburbs. Being amongst locals is the best way to get a feel for a city, this is true across South America so take a look at our authentic vacation rentals in other capitals like in Montevideo, Buenos Aires and Rio. Those on a budget needn’t worry as apartments in Bogota are affordable even in the central areas near historical La Candelaria. Self-catering allows you to practice local cooking styles yourself, using produced sourced locally and found in the markets that bedeck Bogota.
Reap the benefits of a Villa in BogotaThe urbanisation of Bogota was very swift and hectic, leaving many traditional villas now in very close vicinity to the central attractions. Small suburban towns have since been conurbationed by the vast growth of Colombia’s capital. A villa in Bogota can often be more central than the new build apartment blocks. The most luxurious villas in Bogota however do lie outside of the centre, and are an excellent base to explore the Andes while remaining very close to the busy and exciting city. A Bogota villa is best suited for families and groups, who can make excellent savings compared to a hotel stay. Other advantages include household appliances and self-catering facilities. Villas are a great way to explore South America take a look at our vacation rentals in Santiago, Chile and the Peruvian capital Lima. Wimdu is a great way to authentically travel, renting off locals and seeing their world through their eyes, so take a look at our Bogota villas today and begin to travel the world like a local.