The Quetzal is among the most magical of the native South American birds. This large, light-filled room with king-size bed and tiled floor is immaculately presented with De Gournay Panels depicting tropical botanical scenes that are also reflected in the pillows and hand-painted bedlinen.


  • Free WI-FI
  • Air conditioning
  • 43′ satellite TV
  • Courtesy tea and coffee
  • Luxury toiletries and hairdryer
  • Pool towels, bathrobe and slippers
  • Spacious private atmosphere
  • Laptop size safe deposit box
  • Mini-bar
  • Maid service daily
  • Laundry service
  • Evening turndown service
  • Luxury egyption cotton bedding
  • Feather mattress toppers
  • Located on the second floor
Quetzal Bird Illustration
Close up of bed and Quetzal cushions at Amarla
Quetzal bird on cushion in Quetzal bedroom at Amarla
Dragon pewter cup in Quetzal bedroom in Amarla boutique hotel in Cartagena

The Quetzal is one of the most remarkable, enigmatic and elusive birds in the world. The name ‘Quetzal’ is an ancient Mayan word for ‘tail feather’, and many civilizations considered this sacred bird’s feathers more valuable than gold.

Bathroom of Quetzal room at Amarla with two colourful silk robes

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