Valentine’s Day in Colombia, September 2016

Valentine’s Day in Colombia, September 2016

Two weekends ago was Dia de Amor y Amistad, better known as Love and Friendship Day which is basically Valentine’s Day, in Colombia (September 17th).

Not only is Valentine’s day in Colombia a very commercial day for restaurants, and shopping malls but it’s also the perfect night to be single due to the dozens of single women at the clubs looking for a great night out.

That weekend we catered to 4 different groups from 4 different cities and needless to say, all were bachelor parties and all were looking to meet beautiful local girls.

For obvious reasons we never share actual names but I will talk about one of the most interesting groups we’ve had in months and by far the funniest crowd we had that weekend.

Thursday, Day 1

We started speaking to these guys weeks prior to their arrival and to be honest, we don’t really expect much from clients who ask for a whole bunch of things over the phone and expect us to commit without a deposit.

Anyway, it was a group of 13 guys and 2 girls coming from Atlanta, Mexico, Miami and NYC. Not only did these guys ask for extravagant things on the phone but they also arrived wearing flashy jewellry and got down to business quickly asking for farfetched items for a birthday party.

They wanted exotic dancers, flamethrowers, midgets and even asked for a tiger to be present while the festivities took place (more on this later).

We hooked them up with a crazy accommodations high up in the mountains with 15 bedrooms, huge pool, soccer field, indoor theatre and multiple jacuzzis. One of the most opulent listings available, by far.

They also got a full time chef, full time concierge and full time transportation, the ultimate party package.

Let the festivities begin

Immediately after arrival and after stocking their fridge with just alcohol, we went over the itinerary for the weekend. From VIP booths to strip clubs, reservations were made all over.

Dinner reservations were made at Carmen and of course, Carmen never disappoints. The city’s most popular restaurant for locals is also the preferred restaurant of Medellín VIP clients.

Once dinner was all said and done, the guys spoke with the girls and going to the strip on the first night didn’t sound like such a bad idea. These were liberal girls, we like that.

La isla, one of our go-to strip clubs was the next stop for a few of these unsuspecting guys and of course, the entrance did not disappoint. We were received with Panda and as soon as the girls saw the bottles of Moet on the table, they knew..

Friday, Day 2

After a delicious breakfast and power nap to recuperate from a night of absolute debauchery, it was decided that a pool party during the day was in order in lieu of paragliding. Beautiful girls beat heights any day of the week.

One of our boys invited a group of girls that were set to be the life of the party and with great food, as well as a wide-array of alcohol, these girls amped up the guys who didn’t get enough sleep and have been drinking all afternoon. Jungle juice creeps up on you.

Lunch was grilled salmon served over a bed of sweet potatoes, garden salad, chicken burgers, homemade chips and you guessed it, more jungle juice.

Before we knew it, the girls were drunk and despite our initial suspicions, the guys didn’t want to pass up the opportunity to enjoy a Friday night out in Medellín.

The guys asked for armed security guards and bulletproof SUVs just so they can walk around with their flashy jewellry which wasn’t exactly the best move but in the end, the client wants what the client wants.

We entered one of our favorite nightclubs in Parque Lleras where we had a VIP table set up with half a dozen bottles of Don Julio Silver, two bottles of Moet and even managed to pay off the DJ to play only what we wanted to listen to.

The club has two floors and here we are on the second floor, looking down at the first floor crowd of girls who seem to be a little bored because reggaeton hadn’t been played for a while. What these guys decided to do was spice the night up a little bit.

They pulled out a wad of cash and out of nowhere started tossing the money to the first floor. Not only was this completely unexpected for the crowd jumping on top of each other trying to get themselves some extra cash, but to the concierge who had never seen anything like it.

Their second night in Medellín was crazy for everyone involved except for the group who happened to be used to crowds and large sums of cash.

Saturday, Day 3

The purpose of the trip was one member of the group’s birthday weekend. They choose to go big every year in a different city and not having been to Medellín was the perfect excuse to go all out in the city of eternal spring.

Saturday was the day his birthday party was scheduled for so you can imagine there was a lot of planning going on from the early morning.

This guy was ostentatious, he asked for a circus show, fire-jugglers, midgets and although we couldn’t get him the tiger he wanted, we had dancers and a big show put on just for him.

The party started out as a pool party in the early afternoon and by 9pm, the guests still up, moved over to the jacuzzi. This place is sick.

Remember, it was valentine’s day so many of the guests had relationship duties to attend to while the rest of the group went over to barrio Colombia for an Anti-Valentine’s day party at a nightclub.

Our expectations for the nightclub was high because we knew single ladies weren’t going to stay in on a night like this.

Bottles after bottles of Patron and Moet and with two security guards standing their ground, the night was well on its way to becoming the perfect nocturnal outing.

Leave it to the effects of 3 days of binge drinking to take command and tell the body that energy levels were low and that it was time to go.

Sunday, Day 4

After what can be described as an amazing night out, the crew got up fairly late and decided to use the sabbath to head to the mall and get souvenirs.

After which, given their love for the show, Narcos we took them on an Escobar tour through the town of Medellín where they actually saw the city, something that wasn’t done due to the prior days of heavy drinking.

The weekend could be summed up as odd in the end and even though we’ve never dealt with such peculiar clients we’re sure that with their positive feedback, these guys will more than likely send a group similar to them. 

 

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Medellin Soccer Experience

Most latin American cities are passionate about soccer (also known as futbol) and Medellin is no exception. Our main teams are Independiente Medellin and Atletico Nacional and for many of the fans, the colors red and blue or green and white represent everything. Not exactly the wisest of people but you have to live this passion to understand it.

 
Introducing the Medellin soccer tour, Medellin VIP wants every visitor to get a chance to experience the ambiance felt at the Atanasio Girardot Stadium. From the flocks of beautiful women to the variety of snacks you can find, this tour is the best way to step out of the conventional.
 
Our Medellin soccer tour is the best way to immerse yourself into something that locals hold in high regards. We love our soccer and will go to great lengths to defend the team that represents our city. Join us as we visit the Atanasio Girardot Stadium and take part in the experience that has been tradition for over half a century.  

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    • Round-trip Transportation to Stadium
    • Entrances to the Game
    • VIP Host

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Paragliding in Medellin

If you’re an adventure seeker looking for a new experience in a great city, we strongly suggest our paragliding in Medellin service. Paragliding in Medellin combines the thrill of paragliding with the views of the beautiful landscape of Medellin’s mountains.

 
The day starts off early in the morning and following a confirmation of weather conditions you’ll head up to the mountains where you will soar hundreds of feet up in the air with a licensed paragliding expert. Live an experience like no other and bring your go-pro along so you can brag about this experience back home.
 
Paragliding in Medellin with Medellin VIP is not only more fun but you can also be sure you’re working with a certified company with more than 6 years in the entertainment and hospitality industry in Medellin. Contact us, today!

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  • Private Driver (optional)
  • 15 Min Paragliding Air Time w/ Certified Instructor
  • Protection pads and helmet
  • Dress comfortably

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ATVs in Medellin

There is no better way to see the Antioquian countryside than sitting behind a raptor or grizzly. Introducing our ATV Tour in Medellin, Medellin VIP has found a way to stray from the beaten path and see the Colombia you wanted to see.

 
ATVs in Medellin is the solution to your picky friend looking to add a little adventure and danger (the good kind) to a Medellin bachelor party. With trails ranging in difficulties and different bikes to choose from, our ATV Tours in Medellin are known for being the way to become immersed in Medellin country life.
 
We start by programming the tour during the day to maximize the rest of the afternoon. We pick the group up at your hotel or vacation rental and head up to the mountains in Rionegro. After a crash-course in ATVs, we proceed in choosing the trail that’s right for you. Choose from 2,3 or 4 hours and spend your day getting dirty while taking in the views up in the mountains. Clients that select the longest trails will have the privilege of making it up to a trout farm where you get to catch your lunch. Do this while you stop at a local watering hole and have a beer with the locals. ATVs in Medellin is the best tour for groups of adventure seekers and bachelor party groups looking to get away.

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    • Round-trip Transportation
    • 2,3 or 4 Hour ATV Tour

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Pablo Escobar Tour in Medellin

We’ve all heard the stories, the legend and are all familiar with the culture behind legendary drug Kingpin Pablo Escobar but do we know the truth? The Pablo Escobar Tour is an educational, informational and fun 3 hour tour that takes you to the town where he grew up, you’ll visit his properties, see the house where he was gunned down by the Colombian government (with the help of the CIA) and visit his grave.

 
All of this with the help of a local guide who lived during the dark times and knows a thing or two about the Escobar days. This spectacular tour will show you that there is more than meets the eye and that Narcos isn’t a good source to get all of your information. Get the best of both worlds with our Pablo Escobar Tour.

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    • Apartment/hotel pickup and drop off
    • Bilingual Tour Guide
    • Dress depending on weather conditions

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Guatape Tour

Visiting Medellin and not taking the day trip out to the quaint town of Guatape is like not even having visited Medellin at all. This beautiful small town has been on the bucket list of many travelers and it would be a crime not to visit if you’re down here.

 
Most towns in Colombia are very similar. Spanish architecture, a church in the middle of a square, town drunks, city hall and a bank. Guatape is the only town in Colombia that has had the misfortune of having its citizens permanently relocated. That’s right, in 1978, the town of Guatape was flooded in order to have a hydroelectric dam built. Its citizens were all moved and the remains of the old town are underwater. That’s not all, there is a 7,000 foot monolith that sits in Guatape territory. The rock itself has been there for millions of years and today, there are 742 stairs you can climb in order to reach the summit. These stairs although arduous for those suffering from the effects of a hangover, are worth the adventure as the view from the top is something out of this world. Sold yet?
 
Our Guatape tour provides you not only with the transportation to and from but also a tour of the quaint town, entrances to the rock, a boat tour of the lake and a surprise visit to a villa built by he-who-must-not-be-named. Upgrade to our Medellin VIP Signature Boat Party and this Guatape Tour can be informative, exciting and epic!

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    • Round-trip Transportation
    • Rock Entrances
    • Tour of Guatape

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Exotic Fruit Tour In Medellin

Colombia is one of only 17 megadiverse countries in the world. A type of country that harbors the majority of the world’s species of everything and we’re lucky enough to live right dab in the middle. Medellin’s perfect year round springtime weather allows visitors to get everything at any time of the year. Fruits and vegetables unheard of in North America and Europe are the reason why many tourists can’t get enough of our local markets.

 
Introducing the exotic fruit tour in Medellin, Medellin VIP gives you the opportunity of going on a guided exotic fruit tour! That’s right, the more you eat the more you learn and we encourage you to dig in, get dirty and sink your teeth into everything. There are 22 fruits in Colombia that aren’t found in over 90% of countries in the world and they can all be found at one of our local food markets. Not just that but there is also a cornucopia of small local eateries nestled in this market. Hidden gems that have been there for years that very few people know about and that we’re prepared to reveal.
 
Come enjoy our exotic fruit tour in Medellin and see why our clients can’t get enough of eating fruits in paradise!

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    • Round-trip Transportation
    • Tour of the Market
    • Fruits and Snacks

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Flyboarding in Medellin

The newest, most exciting aquatic activity has finally reached Guatape and needless to say, it’s awesome. Flyboarding is an innovative, one-of-a-kind aquatic sport which allows its participants to do the otherwise impossible, fly over water. Perform awesome stunts and impress your friends with this incredible daytime activity in Guatape. A flyboard is an aquatic jet-pack which provides propulsion that drives a board-like object through water. Invented and patented in 2012 by a French water-craft carrier, flyboarding has been in Guatape for the past 2 years and there is no better place to perform the sport than in this spectacular lake. Take our crash-course in flyboarding and use the equipment long enough to perform your first stunt. Adventure seekers and aquatic activity lovers will really enjoy Flyboarding in Guatape.

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    • Flyboarding Crash-Course and Equipment
    • Transportation to Guatape (optional)

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Medellin City Tour

City tours tend to involve lots of walking and large crowds. Our Medellin City Tour steps out of the conventional. We provide you with a full on ‘day in the life’ of a paisa where you visit the most frequented places while learning about the history of Medellin. From walking around Botero Square to using our impeccably clean Metro Transportation system, our Medellin city tour is the ultimate Medellin crash course.

 
Thanks to the city’s rapid growth and incredible change, the spotlight is now on The City of Eternal Spring. See when the city was founded, where locals frequent, major industries and growth opportunities. In this 4 hour Medellin City Tour, we take you from rich to poor in a matter of minutes and learn how no matter where you go, everyone always has a smile on their face.
 
“It’s ludicrous this place exists and everybody doesn’t want to live here”
-Anthony Bourdain

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    • Transportation to and from your Hotel
    • Local Bilingual Guide
    • Metro Tickets

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Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour

Medellin, a city formerly avoided by travelers is now a city of hope and change. For many of it’s citizens, Medellin is considered as the best city in the world and they’ll all gladly open their doors to show you why. Introducing our Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour, Medellin VIP takes you to a part of town where hip hop, street art and dance is how the neighborhood’s youth escape from their problems and showcase their talents.

 
The Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour takes you up to Comuna 13, an area that for many years was afflicted by guerrilla members that ran the area until military intervention in 2002. Comuna 13 is high up in the mountains and home to electric staircases that help its residents commute to avoid the hundreds of stairs they used to have to climb. The neighborhood has been under scrutiny from other countries and used as an example that change and innovation is possible in even the most impoverished places.
 
Our Comuna 13 Graffiti tour  showcases the major works of art done by local artists. Their work depicts, suffering, hope, change and their overall appreciation for their neighborhood. The Comuna 13 Graffiti tour starts with pick-up at your hotel or apartment followed by a 20 minute drive to Comuna 13 where you will be given the general tour by a local artist. Recommended for those that wish to avoid the conventional city tour.

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    • Local Bilingual Guide

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Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour

Medellin is a progressive city that has seen an exponential drop in crime in the past 5 years and the city formerly avoided by travelers is now a city of hope and change. For many of it’s citizens, Medellin is considered as the best city in the world and they’ll all gladly open their doors to show you why this is. Introducing our Graffiti Tour, Medellin VIP takes you to a part of town where hip hop, street art and dance is how the neighborhood’s youth escape from their problems and showcase their talents.

 
This tour takes you up to Comuna 13, an area that for many years was afflicted by guerrilla members that ran the area until a few years ago that the government intervened. Comuna 13 is high up in the mountains and home to electric staircases that help its residents commute to avoid the hundreds of stairs they knew as their only method to get from one place to the other. The neighborhood, has been under scrutiny from other countries and used as an example that change and innovation is possible in even the most impoverished places.
 
Our graffiti tour  showcases the major works of art done by local artists. Their work depicts, suffering, hope, change and their overall appreciation for their neighborhood. The grafitti tour starts with pick-up at your hotel or apartment followed by a 20 minute drive to Comuna 13 where you will be given the general tour by a local artist. Recommended for those that wish to avoid the conventional city tour.

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    • Transportation to and from your Hotel
    • Local Bilingual Guide

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Helicopter Tours in Medellin

Helicopters are the very definition of VIP. From their use in the executive world to transport rich businessmen, to cutting travel times down to a fraction, there’s no denying the awesomeness of helicopters. So, what if I told you that you can see the city of Medellin while getting a bird’s eye view of north to south? In under 20 minutes!

 
Introducing, Helicopter Tours in Medellin, Medellin VIP wants all visitors to get unreal views of the Aburra Valley while getting a VIP Tour not available everywhere. A Helicopter Tour of Medellin is the most stylish way to enjoy the city of eternal spring. Choose from multiple types of tours, from North-South to Pablo’s Hacienda Napoles Helicopter Tours and even Guatape Helicopter Tours, your trip to Medellin will be an unforgettable experience.
 
Upgrade your excitement level while getting spectacular photographic material. Impress your friends or significant other with our helicopter tours in Medellin.

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    • Transportation to and from your Hotel
    • 12-20 Minute Flight

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