Sol Caribe Sea Flower Hotel
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 ...
... be getting back home because it wasn't walking distance. We paid for our coladas and met this friendly wanna be Jamaican dude who fully had the accent and the hat as well. He offered to walk us to the bus station whilst being our own personal tour guide and pointing out local fruits and flora. We walked for a while but no bus had come so we kept walking to a place that two buses cross to increase our chances. When we got their though we met some nice Colombian ...
... a ticket back to the US, from Mexico, but the receipt was sitting in my e-mail inbox, and there was not an internet connection at the airport. I had just twenty minutes to head to the nearest internet cafe, print my ticket, and return to the airport.
Bolting outside, scanning the area for taxis, I found a man who said he would take me to the city and back for $10. Aside from seeming way too expensive, I didn't have ten dollars on me, and didn't have time to go to an ATM to ...
quick geography lesson. san andres island, former british territory, now cobfirmed colombian territory but to be found, rather unhelpfully, just off the coast of nicaragua. Amusingly, colombia put up a hell of a fight to keep the island, but were disappointed when it was confirmed because they only actually wanted rights to the surrounding water- thought to contain oil- which remained firmly in Nicaraguan hands
i was ...
... snorkeling is OK but nothing fantastic which is my other thing I wanted to do.
I think however overall what I wanted (well what I want now) is something a bit more chilled and less touristy (being duty / tax free means the town is just packed with the normal duty free shops you find at an airport), kind of similar to Playa Blanca or Tayrona but I did not know that when I planned on coming here. I think also part of it is control - as I have to fly and have ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility