Heron and Parakeet

The Heron and Parakeet are two separate rooms, of approximately 23m² and 21.3m² respectively. The rooms are combined to make a duplex apartment which also encompasses a library.


  • Duplex apartment with two adjoining rooms and library
  • Heron Room, with large king-size bed
  • Parakeet Room, with king-size bed
  • Spacious private atmosphere
  • Free WI-FI
  • Air conditioning
  • 43′ satellite TV in each room
  • Luxury egyption cotton bedding
  • Feather mattress toppers
  • Courtesy tea and coffee
  • Luxury toiletries and hairdryer
  • Pool towels, bathrobe and slippers
  • Bluetooth stereo alarm clock
  • Laptop size safe deposit box
  • Premium mini-bar
  • Maid service daily
  • Laundry service
  • Evening turndown service
Clay sculptor of accian replica art created by local artisan in cartagena

Herons are symbols of good luck among many Native American tribes whose fishermen believed that a sighting would result in a successful catch. Due to its judgment skills, the bird also represents wisdom and determination.

Heron room across the bed with view of the light pink batik panels


The Heron is an inspiring room bathed in natural light offers a spacious study and work space making it ideal for quiet contemplation and relaxation in silk robes and the finest Egyptian Percale cotton bed linen. The bathroom features two showers while in the bedroom there are spacious double wardrobes and De Gournay panels depicting the heron in botanical scenes. Carefully curated luxury is found in every detail, and the Heron welcomes you in every way.

Heron Illustration
Heron cushion design at Amarla Hotel in Cartagena Colombia
Cast iron statue of man by local Colombian artisan at Amarla
Colonial bathroom featuring twin basins in the Heron room at Amarla
Heron bathroom at Amarla Boutique Hotel featuring twin basins and walk in shower

The Heron and Parakeet rooms combine to form a duplex apartment which also encompasses the library with wall-to-ceiling bookshelves, a balcony, and period décor, including a 200-year-old temple doorway from Rajasthan.

Library in Amarla ajoining Heron and Parakeet rooms

In South American mythology, the parakeet is known as the ‘bird of the sun’ and a teacher of the power of light and colors. By conjuring the energies of the sun, its brightly colored feathers are thought to possess magic healing properties.

Upstairs in the parakeet suite with bed in mezzanine


High in the rafters flies the Parakeet ­– tropical, colorful and playful. This spacious, luxurious mezzanine room features a king-size bed, De Gournay wall panels depicting the birds themselves, silk robes, a large workspace, separate colonial shower room, and a generous bathroom.

Parakeet Illustration
close up detail of embroidered pillow with parakeet
view of bed with shower and two silk robes hanging in the foreground

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