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Crab Cay

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Providencia Island, Colombia
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Disappointing Snorkeling Adventure

Tourists beware. Make sure you take a credited company over to the cay. We got duped and then got... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Saskatoon, Canada
Beautiful spot, better snorkeling elsewhere

Crab Cay is a beautiful spot with great views of the extraordinarily colorful sea. I have given it... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
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  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Providencia Island, Colombia
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Tourists beware. Make sure you take a credited company over to the cay. We got duped and then got in trouble from the people running the operation. Almost had to call the coast guard to get off the island. We thought we would spend the...More

Thank sadatsandals
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Crab Cay is a beautiful spot with great views of the extraordinarily colorful sea. I have given it an average rating however, because the snorkeling there pales in comparison to snorkeling at many other locations around Providencia. If you have a little extra money, pay...More

3  Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We went over there from the small harbor of the Deep Blue Hotel. A really enjoying place, with transparent water. With 1 year son, we really had a good time enjoying the view, the beautiful colorful water and the Sun!!

Thank Lionel S
Reviewed 22 February 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

Thank Luv2trvlabout
Reviewed 18 February 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 15 February 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 10 February 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 6 February 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 25 January 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 24 January 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 alyssab986
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