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Crab Cay

Providencia Island, Colombia
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Not as many fish as we'd hoped for

We took a boat for 40,000 each to crab cay, we arranged to stay for 4 hours with the driver. (You... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2016
British Columbia
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Great view from the top

We did the boat ride around the island and stopped here for an hour or so. We went snorkeling... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2016
Adam H
Des Moines, Iowa
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Providencia Island, Colombia
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Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

We took a boat for 40,000 each to crab cay, we arranged to stay for 4 hours with the driver. (You can pay the same and do a whole island tour, downside being you are crowded in & on someone else's schedule) you then pay...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2016

We did the boat ride around the island and stopped here for an hour or so. We went snorkeling, would've skipped it and just sat on the dock drinking and people watching if I had it to do over again.

Thank Adam H
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Crab Cay is located in the east part of the island in front of Maracaibo bay. It is a great area to snorkel and spot many of the species of the area. There is a girl who sells cocktails and beer, very needed after a...More

Thank cpaolag
Reviewed February 10, 2016

A beautiful hind for diving fans or snorkeling. On the hill of the island or the top you fell like the king of the world and you will love to relax on the peer.

Thank stefan19852016
Reviewed February 6, 2016

We spent a couple hours snorkeling, enjoying the coral reef and numerous fish. We also took the short path to the Rock at the top of the island for great views of the surrounding area

Thank PeterChristian77
Reviewed January 25, 2016

I was only able to discern 5 different shades of blue. No matter. The colors were amazing. Costs 14.5K as a foreigner, 8.5K as a Colombian, to enter. 4K for ninos. There is a very short walk up to the top of the cay to...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Amazing place to go. There is a small hike up and a large rock where you can stand to take the most amazing pictures! The water is unreal! You can also rent very cheap snorkling gear and see the underwater life! If you are a...More

Thank alyssa b
Reviewed January 24, 2016

If you are staying in Santa Isabel or Santa Catalina, you can pick up a boat tour on the bridge to Santa Catalina about 10 am (35-40,000 pesos). The current is tough and most just sunned themselves, had coco locos, splashed around near the pier,...More

Thank lacontessa1
Reviewed January 11, 2016

Great place for kids to swim and snorkel. Shallow water and safe. If you want more challenge you can go around the island. I saw a big manta ray while snorkeling in such a clear shallow water. That was amazing experience. The cabana is small...More

Thank Fujimaytan
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Great alternative. Highly recommended to go by kayak (15 min ride under normal conditions- 10 usd to rent). Additionally you pay 4 usd at the entrance. Great for snorkelling as well. Try to avoid the boat tours as the experience going by kayak is far...More

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