Cali, is a city in western Colombiaand the capital of the Valle del Cauca Department. With a population of 4,232,158 Cali is the third largest city in the country. It has one of the fastest growing economies and infrastructure in the country because of its geographical location. It the nearhood are located the largest sugar cane factories and the largest pulp and paper mills in Colombia.
The climate of Cali is equatorial tropical hot. The west branch of the Andes blocks the cool, humid air coming from the Pacific Ocean. Average temperature is 26º C (79º F), with an average low of 19º C (66º F) and an average high of 34º C (93º F). The dry seasons go from December to March and from July to August; the rainy season go from April to June and September to November.The altitude is1003 meters (3290 ft.) above sea level.
Cali is served by Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport (IATA: CLO, ICAO: SKCL), located in the City of Palmira. It is Colombia's second largest airport in terms of passengers transporting (2,171,551 in 2006) and 4th in cargo.-The airport is connected to the city by a highway known as the "recta a Palmira", that in the last few years has been upgraded to make it a more accessible airport to Cali and the surrounding city centers in the region.
As for any international airport, you can find different services and facilities :
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- Restaurants, Coffees and bars : Some typical of Cali and Colombia
- Handicrafts stores
- Duty Free-Paid
- Travel Agencies
- Financial services (Locals) and Currency exchanges
- Telecommunication services
- Beauty Salon
- Nail Salon
There is a variety of nightclubs and restaurants. In the city you can find whole districts dedicated to tourism, for example Granada, one of the most traditional districts in Cali, full of gourmet restaurants, fashion stores and boutiques. Another spot to visit is along "La sexta" or the 6th street. Many types of nightclubs are there, as are restaurants and hotels.
Club Campestre de Cali, Calle 5 Cra. 100 frente a unicentro. Santiago de Cali – Colombia, ☎ 57 2 333 60 00
Radisson Royal Cali Hotel, dirección como se muestra arriba y telefono. Is the preferred alternative for business and pleasure. Hotel 4 stars.Is located in the southern part of Cali, the most exclusive residential area, next to the Club Campestre de Cali and theTrade Center Corporate Complex. This special Cali Hotel with its friendly staff provide top service and warm hospitality.
The 146 elegant and comfortable guests rooms and suites at the Radisson Royal Cali Hotel are exquisitely furnished to make them inviting, comfortable and highly efficient, with modern security systems and special amenities as in room safety deposit box, High-Speed Internet Access, coffee makers, cable TV and air-conditioning.
Hotel's Service include a High Technology Business Center, meeting facilities, dry cleaning service, health Club, steam bath, swimming pool, wireless Internet Access in 100% of the property. This hotel is located near the Acotepac Trade Fair site
Hotel Four Points by Sheraton, Calle 18N # 4N-08. ☎ Member of the Sheraton Hotels. Five-star.
Hotel Intercontinental. Excellent place to stay. Five stars. Safe and good location. dirección ☎
Cali Plaza Hotel (Cali Plaza Hotel and Apartments), Calle 15 Norte No. 6N-37 (Granada Barrio - Zona Rosa), ☎57 2 668 2611 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 57 2 668 2611 end_of_the_skype_highlighting (firstname.lastname@example.org), . checkin: 2:00 pm; checkout: 1:00 pm. An American owned hotel with apartments and 24 hour security. $63 US. edit
Hotel Astoria Real, Calle 11 No. 5-16, Plaza de Caicedo, ☎883-0140. A historic hotel overlooking Caicedo Square. Most rooms have a balcony. Aging, but affordable and safe. Centrally located. Hot water, cable TV. Single rooms for 45,000 pesos. edit
Hotel Plaza, Carrera 6a No. 10-29, Plaza de Caicedo, ☎882-2560. A modern hotel centrally located. Hot water, cable TV, carpeted rooms. Single room : 40,000 COP. Edit