Region: Caribbean Region Location code: 376 City: Cartagena Department: Bolívar Description: Touristic district located on a peninsula that bears the same name. Here you will find most of the major hotels in the city and the city's tourist facilities, such as shops, restaurants, nightclubs and art galleries. It is located between Cartagena Bay to the east and the Caribbean Sea to the west, an area that includes El Laguito and Castillogrande, two renowned neighborhoods. Bocagrande has long beaches and commercial activity found along Avenida San Martín (Saint Martin Avenue). The beaches of Bocagrande, lying along the northern shore, are made of volcanic sand, which is why it is slightly greyish in colour.