Travel Blogs from San Andres Island
... 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 ...
... opened. We went inside, managed to get the SLOWEST sales guy ever, bought the camera and headed to the tour. We jumped into the boat which looked like a big barge type thing and finally our luck seemed to change. We had an awesome tour! We started off at the reef, the third largest I'm the world, obviously a blimp in comparison to our great barrier, it was amazing to see massive waves crashing on the other side, with calm waters on our end. We threw some bread into ...
... money. In a desperate state, I approached a nice-looking woman on her motor-scooter who was just hanging out on the side of the road.
I explained the situation to her. She said se sube! (get on!)
We rode to the city center, weaving through traffic. I hopped off the bike, printed my ticket, and we zipped back to the airport with only a few minutes to spare. I emptied my pockets of bills, telling her how nice she is and handing them over to her with a grateful grin on my face.
... 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 ...
... 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.
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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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility