Blue Almond Hostel

Barrio Los Almendros Manzana 4 Casa 3, San Andres Island, NA, Colombia | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from San Andres Island

23rd -27th SAN ANDRES ISLAND

A travel blog entry by aaronandperi

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... coves, and our old favourite cove and did a lot more snorkelling and also of course some skinny dipping. Who can resist swimming naked in the Caribbean, it's so liberating! We had such an awesome last day and the weather was beautiful and the water was beautiful and the palm trees were beautiful and the fish were beautiful. We had an a amazing time on San Andres island but we are also ready to move on for our next adventure for peri's ...

18th-22nd SAN ANDRES ISLAND ON THE CARIBBEAN

A travel blog entry by aaronandperi

2
72

... beach and were told we could only go to the island the next day at 8:30 in the morning. After trying to get information out of this clearly high woman we found out there was another tour leaving at 3:30 that took us to a few places on a boat and then to the acuario island where we could see sting rays. So we got our ticket and decided to have a swim at the beach. We had bought snorkels on the way as we knew they would come in handy and we would be using them a lot ...

En Transito

A travel blog entry by jeffwright

6

... become a part of Panama, a country whose economy was in large part controlled by and forced to contribute many of its earnings the US. They rejected the proposal once, and then again even after being visited by a US warship a year later. Along with Cartagena, San Andres used to be a center of pirate activity. Some believe that a lot of pirate bounty is still hidden in an underwater cave near the island.

Today, San Andres is greatly influenced by Afro-Caribbean culture, because ...

Paradise confusing to locate on a map

A travel blog entry by emiliaarn

143

... to spy on tropical fish, visit to johnny cay island- a mini san andres- and on our final day a bicycle trip around the island. Its all flat and outside of san andres town there was almost no traffic so this was a very pleasant ride right along the coast. Stopped at road side shacks for beer, coconut, jumpoing into the sea, wading out to a shipwreck carrying our bags on our heads. all the usuals. The only improvement that might ...

A bit disappointed

A travel blog entry by spikidle

2

... smaller but similar inlet on the way (cant remember the name though!)
Cost: 15,000 pesos for the boat plus 4,000 to enter the island.

Getting There:
Well unless you are a very accomplished long distance swimmer you have one option - to fly. You can fly here from Bogata, Medellin, Santa Marta or Cartagena.
VivaColumbia (Columbia's budget airline) flies direct from Medellin so flights are naturally cheapest from there - starting at around ...

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This hostel, located on Barrio Los Almendros Manzana 4 Casa 3, San Andres Island, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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