Sol Caribe San Andres
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSol Caribe San Andres San Andres Island
Do NOT every stay here. Way too expensive, haven´t heard of hotwire, terrible food, bad customer service... simply the worst you could ever think of an all inclusive
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After Bogota we flew to San Andres Island to meet up with Randi and Matt, who were joining us for the rest of our trip to Colombia. The islands of San Andres and Providencia are technically part of Colombia, but are actually much closer to Nicaragua and Honduras, on the western side of the Caribbean Sea. Which begs the question that many of Randi´s …
... chair every time you hit a wave. I never really felt ill like the poor woman next to me who was curled up in the fetal position for most of the journey. But I did feel scared. Who would come and save us if our boat tipped over? There really wasn´t a lot of land or people around us to come and rescue the catamaran if something bad happened to it. Because I like to worry as much as possible, my brain also remembered that the Caribbean ...
... ship wreck as well which was a big rusty tanker with fish swimming all around it, it was pretty cool. We snorkelled for hours getting lost watching thousands of fish swimming below us. As we were walking back to land these little local girls about 6-8 years old asked Peri to borrow her snorkel and wanted to play with her. They were fascinated by her blue eyes and by our underwater camera. When peri took a photo of them they put their ...
... 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 ...
My time in San Andres was far too brief. But I had no choice, because I was only connecting in San Andres. The Copa flight I booked from Barranquilla to Panama City connected in San Andres for 22 hours.
San Andres was settled first by the Dutch in the 16th century. In the 17th century it was both reclaimed by the British, and then fought for--and won--by the Spanish.
In the early 20th century President Roosevelt sent commissioners to San Andres to politely request that ...