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Crab Cay

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Pick up a canoe and take yourself to paradise

Cayo Cangrejo looks like a cartoon island with a single palm tree that juts our like a cocktail... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emma H
London, United Kingdom
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Very lovely, take a small boat from deep blue hotel to the small rock. You can climb one min to the... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cayo Cangrejo looks like a cartoon island with a single palm tree that juts our like a cocktail umbrella. We rented a canoe from outside deep blue and took ourselves to the island which took around 10 minutes- earning our beer. We were there in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emma H
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Very lovely, take a small boat from deep blue hotel to the small rock. You can climb one min to the top for lovely pics and snorkel the shallow reef area. There is no beach but a large dock.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janel773
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We took an island tour that stiopped by Crab Cay for a few hours and we're glad it did. The most beautiful blue water that is so clear! Go snorkeling for sure around the island and see a lot of sea life and hopefully the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We visited Crab Cay as part of an informal tour with family and friends. The water is a brilliant aquamarine and there is plenty of sea life to observe both under the wharf and around the cay. Having turtles within 5 feet of you (and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Crab key is a must when visiting providencia. The views on top of the mountain are spectacular. The water is warm and so so clear. The staff are very friendly and happy to help. You definitely need to book a boat from a local fisherman...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Scumgy
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This was a stop on a boat tour around the island. It's a nice little Colombian National Park with a small admission fee. The snorkeling was nice. Be sure to look under the dock and climb to the top of the hill.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BriantheNomad
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Crab Cay itself is a beautiful, tiny island just offshore of Providencia. Most boat tours include a 2-hour stop here for snorkeling, though we found the snorkeling better off the beach near Morgan's head on Santa Catalina. Kayak Rentals - Rather than the standard boat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda D
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Lots of turtles! It’s 17,000 pesos to enter. There are plenty of boats next to deep blue hotel that can take you over there.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TomHR4
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Crab Cay and surrounding reefs are an incredible experience! I would recommend coming here to anyone, families with children, teenagers, solo travelers, older couples, etc. Breathtaking views and beautiful, turquoise waters to snorkel in. We got to see beautiful schools of fishes and sea turtles....More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank K8869MRanah
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Providencia worst the visit the island is beautiful surrounded by multiple colour sea and nice beaches like Manzanillo and Southwest bay for me the 2 most beautiful beaches also there is Agua Dulce which concentrate the offer for hotels and restaurants . I recommend the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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December 13, 2017|
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Response from Arie S | Reviewed this property |
by 10 minutes boat from Providencia
sooie n
March 29, 2017|
Response from Fibanez269 |
You can either catch a boat from the The Deep Blue resort or one can kayak to island, however it looked challenging to kayak due to currents at some points