Casa del Presidente

Barichara, Colombia


Where Belisario Betancur spent his last years, Casa del Presidente is iconic. A homage to the former president and the history of Barichara, it is an architectural gem that honours the culture, tradition and picturesque beauty of Barichara and its famous owner.

Key Features

  • Variety of rooms
  • Full board with private chef
  • Butler and full housekeeping
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Spa and wellness treatments available

Inside the white-washed walls and terracotta roof, the décor is stately and comforting with artisan furniture accompanied with neutral tones to create a relaxed paradise. The rooms are airy and light with a serene quality that contrasts beautifully with the vibrant views of the Colombian foliage. The bespoke menu at Casa Del Presidente is created to suit the guest needs, highlighting the culinary richness of the region and supporting small, local producers. Freshly baked bread is made daily and the bonfire lit dinners are full of delicious traditional fare with a modern twist. To enhance your well-being enjoy a variety of rituals and wellness treatments to help you rejuvenate after a day exploring. If you’re seeking further relaxation the spa has a variety of treatment options to release tension and ensure you leave as tranquil as the property itself.

Why we love it

The personalised yoga sessions lean into your every ache and tension teaching you practices to listen to your body and stretch it out. You can choose to enjoy this in any of the peaceful open spaces surrounding the villa, whether by the pool, in the luscious gardens covered in fruit trees or on the terraces overlooking the scenery of Barichara.

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