Tourist Attractions in Intendenciade San Andrés y Providencia

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    San andres and Providencia the best in town

    by colombiaalive Updated Apr 22, 2003

    SAN ANDRES

    Tour around the island, this round it is about 30 Kilometers and you can do it by car, motorcycle, bike, taxi or in a tourist train, this is a guide tour that takes approximate 3 hours.

    The travel begins in Bahía Sardina, this is the most tourist and commercial area. In the road you can find some tourist sites as Cueva de Morgan, it is a choral grotto jointed with some tunnels that goes into the sea, people from the island says that the pirate Henry Morgan hide his treasures there. The Cove, is the place where land all the cruisers that arrives to the island. La Piscinita o Pax Hole, it is a natural swimming pool ideal for snorkeling. The Hoyo Soplador, is a like a fountain that blouse when the tide is high. Punta Sur o South End, is the south extreme of the island, it has beautiful sunsets.

    It is good to go to La Loma, districts inhabit for natives and it’s the best place to appreciate the traditional architecture. In the top you can see the Church Bautista Emmanuel constructed in wood at 1874.


    PROVIDENCIA AND SANTA CATALINA

    In Providencia you can make a round around the island visiting a lot of beaches and CAYOS. You can make it by motorcycle or by local transportation known as Chivas o pick-ups. In this trip you can visit Santa Isabel, the capital city, Pueblo Viejo, San Felipe, Aguadulce Bay (Bahía de Aguadulce), southwest Bay (Bahía del Suroeste), Black Bay, Bahía Manzanillo, Aguamansa, Casa Baja, Rocky Point, the airport and the free port.
    Along this trip you can appreciate the architecture with wood houses painted of bright colors.

    The principal beaches are Aguadulce, Manzanillo y Suroeste. Bahía Aguadulce o Fresh Water Bay. In Aguadulce you can rent a boat or a diving trip. You can rent the diving staff or take a course of one day.
    Manzanillo y Suroeste are more calm, covered with coconut trees and beautiful beaches.

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    Unique Suggestions: If you are looking for relax and sun, San Andres has beautiful beaches, the most popular are Sprat Bight placed in front of El Isleño Hotel, from this point you can walk straight to the Fisherman’s jetty. Going south of San Luis you can find Sound Bay.

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    Fun Alternatives: If you are more risky you can go in a
    submarine and see al kind of fishes and chorales.

    Also, you can take a moment and go to Big Pond, It’s a peacefully lake with salt water where you can rest and listen the birds songs.

    If you enjoy swimming, San Andres is the perfect destiny, you can do it along the island or in the CAYOS around it. Every morning in Bahía Sardina Beach you can rent a boat and sail there.

    In front of Bahía Sardinas approximately 1.5 Kilometers long and 10 minutes by boat you can find Johnny Cay. It’s a small CAYO with white ARENA, famous for its music Calypso, Reggae and Socca and for its fried fish and rum cocktails.

    At 20 minutes by boat you can find El Acuario. It’s a little island where you take the sun in the beautiful beaches or snorkeling in its warm waters.

    At the end of your travel you can visit San Luis, with reggae music and beautiful beaches, it’s a good place to make friends and drink some beers.

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    Satisfaction: Very Good

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