Sol Caribe Campo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from San Andres Island
The dock was dark when we arrived at the ungodly early hour of 6. The waters were deceptively calm in the early morning hours and all of us were feeling pretty good as we saw our catamaran floating lazily in the water. When we boarded the tiny little flat-topped boat that was supposed to take us to Providencia, we were given four items: a juice box, some saltine crackers, a seasickness pill, and a waiver that, among other ...
... immediately on the plane bound for the island, that San Andres is basically a big tourist trap and that we had to get to Providencia as soon as possible, so that is what we tried to do. Unfortunately it is a tad bit difficult (understatement of the year…) to get to the island, which means, if you put in some effort, you will find tropical paradise. There are only two flights a day to the tiny island from San Andres, run by Satena and ...
... hot and there were no proper footpaths, it also ended up being about an hour away. When we finally did get there, about 10 minutes off from literally melting into the road, we found it was absolutely beautiful. Crystal aqua waters, palm trees on the beach, rum bars at hand and the sun shining. We walked/snorkelled out the the island where there was a natural aquarium next to the island with lots of coral and lots of fish. We snorkelled ...
... us as we took minimal things out with us as to not lose them. So we hurried back to the hostel, got our cards and went back to the camera shop before the tour started. And yes, to our luck it was closed for mid afternoon siesta. We were starting to really think the island hated us and were wondering if it was a good idea coming here or not. We had such high expectations and so far they had not been met. We hung around outside the shop, pushing for time when finally at ...
... 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 ...