San Javier (Comuna 13) is a mostly residential, lower income area occupying the hills at the western edge of Medellín, Colombia.
Ryan explores Buenos Aires, a comuna just east of downtown Medellin.
Guayabal is a comuna in southwestern Medellin. Main points of interest include the city’s domestic airport, southern bus terminal and zoo.
Envigado has got great nightlife and restaurants, beautiful parks, charming people and neighborhoods, and, according to Dave, the best Christmas lights.
La América, a mostly residential area, is a middle-class oasis with friendly people, good local food and a handful of places that are fun to hang out.
The comuna of Laureles / Estadio is an up-and-coming district in Medellin, featuring affordable housing, diverse restaurants, and plenty of nightlife.
La Estrella is a pueblo at the southern end of the Medellin metro system, popular with nature lovers looking to explore Reserva El Romeral.
Belén is a working-class community just west of the Medellín River. It’s home to Pueblito Paisa and a popular nightlife district on Calle 33.
In this Sabaneta travel guide, Dave shares tips for how to make the most of your visit to Sabaneta, including restaurant and nightlife recommendations.
Editor’s note: This article is out-of-date and it has several inaccuracies so it was updated in October 2016, which is found here. Expats looking for a place to live in Medellín almost always drift to the same place: Poblado. It’s a great place to live, no doubt, because of all the great bars and clubs, […]