Barranquilla features a tropical savannah climate with high levels of relative humidity all round the year. Rainy seasons in the city are from August to November and from April to June. Weather-wise the best time to visit Barranquilla is from December to April, when the climate is pleasant and apt for sightseeing.
Barranquilla is served by Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport. It is an international airport operated by Operadora Aeroportuaria del Caribe S.A.S. (BAQ Cortissoz). This airport is located in the suburban municipality of Soledad and offers flights to a number of destinations such as Miami, Bogota, Panama City, Monteria, Cacuta, and more.Places of Interest in Barranquilla
A city and municipality in northern Columbia, Barranquilla is the only major city in South America that was populated before its formal foundation. This city is located near the Caribbean Sea. It is the largest city and port in the northern Caribbean Coast region of Colombia. Barranquilla is popular as the Golden Gate of Columbia as in the late 19th century, the city served as an entryway into the country for goods and passengers. This city is distinguished for the imposing Republican-era architecture as well as its beaches, festivals, and museums.Museum of the Caribbean
Serving as a guide to the entire Caribbean coast of Columbia, Museum of the Caribbean is more than just an introduction to Barranquilla. This museum was opened in 2009 and its five floors use photos, videos, and artefacts to highlight the culture, history, and biodiversity of the region. Two of its floors are dedicated to the musical and literary legacies of the region.Romantic Museum
Housed in an 18th century Republican era mansion, Romantic Museum boasts collection displaying a plethora of artefacts from famous personalities who lived and around this city. The major highlights of the museum include the letters from Simon Bolivar, the Great Liberator, as well as the typewriter with which Gabriel Garcia Marquez wrote one of his novels. Romantic Museum also puts on display an assortment of Carnival dresses from years past.Puerto Colombia
Located at a distance of around right miles from Barranquilla, Puerto Colombia is an ideal place to escape from the sprawling city atmosphere. This town was once an important port and has now become a popular beach getaway. Pradomar is a famous beach at Puerto Colombia. This beach boasts dark sands and engrossing view of the sea.