Colombia boasts some of the most pristine and idyllic beaches in all of South America! With over 3000 km of coastline, white glistening sand and crystal clear waters, the diving is spectacular and the snorkelling exquisite! The mainland and the islands that we visit are perfect for relaxing or enjoying the many water activities on offer on your beach holiday. Colombia has the perfect Caribbean coastline for everyone… come soon before the secret gets out!
Special features of our 11 day Colombian Coastlines Tour:
Type of Tourism: Beaches, Culture, Classic.
Places to Visit: Cartagena, Rosario or Barú Island, San Andres Island, Providencia.
Duration: 11 Days and 10 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: 4 star hotels and lodges at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
Today, we will head out on a tour of the city, and appreciating its fabulous views from the Monasterio and Iglesia de La Popa. Constructed in 1606. this church and monastery are located above the city, offering a panoramic view not only of the city, but also the coast and port, one of the most important in the Caribbean. We will then head to the San Felipe Fortress, erected in honour of the poet, Don Luis Carlos López, from the city. It was built on San Lázaro hill to de...
After breakfast, transfer in a regular or private boat to the hotel of your choice on Barú or Rosario Island. If you visit Baru, we recommend the beaches of Playa Blanca, Playita de Cholón, Playa de Los Muertos and Playa Bobo. If you choose Rosario, we recommend a visit to the coral reef of the archipelago of Nuestra Señora del Rosario as well as the islands of Tesoro, Múcura and Maravilla.
Enjoy snorkelling and other water sports, obse...
After breakfast, we will head to the airport for a direct flight to San Andrés.
The archipelagos of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina are located on the northwest of the Colombian Caribbean coast and were declared as UNESCO Biosphere reserves.
It is believed that the islands were first discovered by Christopher Columbus, but they were administered by the English from 1631.This led to a period of colonization, in particular, by people of Afri...
Today is a free day to enjoy the beach and the activities available on the island. You can take a short boat trip out to Johnny Cay where it is possible to see more than 30 different species of fish. The island has an area called “playa de cedro” which protects the beaches from waves and strong winds, making this a refuge for many sea birds. The Aquarium is worth a visit and the snorkeling is incredible. Of course you can always kick back and relax on the beach!
Today is a free day to spend time on the beach or explore some of the other beaches on the island. We recommend a visit to the Santa Catalina Island, connected to Providencia by a brightly painted wooden bridge called the “Puente de Amor”. You can also take a boat ride to explore the hidden bays on the island. Declared a protected biosphere by UNESCO this is one of the most accessible and well-preserved coral reefs in the world, perfect for snorkelling.
Another free day to explore the beaches or simply chill out on this stunning island. We recommend a hike to the Peak for spectacular panoramic views of the island. Most of the freshwater found on the island is found on this mountain. You will walk through a rainforest that is home to many species of tropical birds on the hike.
Today we will leave this island paradise for our flight back to San Andres and on to Cartagena, marking the end of the beach-tastic adventure!