Sol Caribe San Andres
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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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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TripAdvisor Reviews Sol Caribe San Andres San Andres Island
Travel Blogs from San Andres Island
... see the number of cars and particularly motorbikes on the street as the sounds of their engines pierced my ears. After a quick call to Renee the local clearing agent, we were able to dinghy onto shore. The streets were lined with retail stores, restaurants, street vendors. Walking a few blocks, we were thrust into an upscale tourist shopping district- something we hadn't been exposed to ...
... beach for an afternoon of sun, swimming and piña coladas. In the evening we went to a gorgeous restaurant on the edge of a tiny marina for deliciously fresh seafood. Very kindly, Patrick organised a little cake and for the waiting staff to come and sing and clap at me which was very embarrassing! Not sure what else I can say to convey this island to you. I will be looking very closely at this place as a destination for future ...
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 ...
... was crystal clear, there are palm trees and hammocks eveywhere, people eating coconuts on the side of the road, pretty much straight out of a postcard. The island seems to be half Spanish and half creole (Jamaican influence) which is great. There are Jamaican rum bars everywhere, including little shacks on beaches and the side of the road. There is the rustafarian colours painted everywhere and everyone even says 'yeah man' in full Jamaican accent every second sentence. ...
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 ...