San Andrés Island
In San Andres Island there is a
prevalence of Sunny days, during the
second half of the year , it could be some
storms, the velocity of the wind change
during the year, being the strongest
months June and July, in September and
October there is a nice weather, with a
water temperature between 27 and 30
centigrade grades, that becomes it in an
ideal place to practice Water sports.
There has been identified 76 species of migratory birds,
18 residents.There are more than 273 species of reefs,
fish and corals, they are found in the mangroves, forest,
and coastal areas. San Andres is surrounded by a
complex reef, formed with reefs and lagoons, including a
variety of hard corals and sponges that make that a lot
of experts and enthusiastic's want to investigate and
know more about this reserve.
The official language is
Spanish, although the
predominant culture is
Anglo Caribbean, its
language is CREOLLE, a
mixture of spanish and
English, it´s talked by its
This region has a lot
of religions, as
The Island structure of the hotels offers
a variety of magical places to stay,
people can find modern architectural
hotels that included all kind of service,
there are apartments and natives
lodging called posadas.
Most of the hotels are in the North of the Island
or down town where it is a commercial place.
For the nature lovers , there are hotels with
great sea views and sunsets, private beaches, It´s
offered to the hosts activities to enjoy with their
families. Tourists will never forget their
vacations in the Island. It´ll be an unforgettable
experience in life.
The Beaches of North End, Rocky Cay, Cocoplum, Sound Bay,
Johnny Cay and Aquario. In Providence the beaches of Manzanillo,
Fresh Water Bay and South best Bay and others. Visit the beaches of
the Archipelago, enjoy with your family and friends of a sunny day
at the beach, walk by the moonlight.
The beaches in San Andres are THE BEST.
Native sector of the island. It´s the highest place of the
island (approximately 120 meters above sea level),
where tourits can see the most spectacular views of
the caribbean sea, where the contrast of blues and
greens make a mixture of colors that is called the
“seven colored sea”.
This beautiful area is full of history and culture,
in the past it was an important port where
ships full of coconuts loaded,. Nowadays, it is
the quietes place, away from the noise of the
city, with long and beautiful beaches, typical
restaurants and a peaceful environment.
In the Archipelago there are12 mangrove forests, this
ia a very important mangroove because of its
reproduction and preservation of flora and fauna,
between them it´s found the red, black and white
mangroves, visitors can see oysters, crabs, iguanas,
lizards, endemic and migratory birds, making an ideal
place for educational and make concious all tourist
its enviromental importance and development such
Coral Cay full of palms, with a lot of visitors and natives who practice water
sports, tourists can cook delicious BBQ, camping and simply spend having a
relaxation time, it has restaurants that offer delicious food from the island.
This beautiful sea contrast in all tones of blue, beaches and palms its an ideal
scenario to make weddings, because in San Andres you can make them only
with your ID or passport.
This beautiful cay was declared a natural park
in 2001, because of its beautiful landscapes, and
tourists can find more than 30 species of fish
that live in this area, its long area has a specie
called "beach cedar" that controls the erosion
of the beaches because of the effects of waves
and strong winds, becoming as a shelter of a
lot of beach birds.
In all around it visitors can see wonderful
beaches and big coral forms, where easily you
can see a variety of species, being an attractive
for visitors to practice snorkeling and diving.
The Legend said that the Pirate Henry
Morgan, used this cave to hide his treasures.
Nowadays, it is one of the most visited
tourist attractions. Visitor can get into the
cave and visit a small museum.