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Cayo Bolivar

San Andres, San Andres Island, Colombia
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Worth every penny!!!

I don't get the people complaining about bumpy ride, being splashed by water and island being far... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
ArturNorthLondon
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London, United Kingdom
Good but...

Nice Island but trip on boat is not very confortable because many bumps and when seat on the back... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2016
Juan75000
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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San Andres, San Andres Island, Colombia
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

I don't get the people complaining about bumpy ride, being splashed by water and island being far away. Thats the whole point. You are in the middle of the sea traveling by open speed boat! If you want to stay dry, put the slippers on,...More

12  Thank ArturNorthLondon
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Nice Island but trip on boat is not very confortable because many bumps and when seat on the back of the boat you have water on you ! It is a nice day out anyway but there is not much shade on the island and...More

2  Thank Juan75000
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Bolivar is one of the most exotic please to go and past the day whit friends or family, you can experience the way that the artesanal fishermen work and past there working day.

2  Thank Sjogreen
Reviewed 27 December 2015

The transport(motorboat) to island is a little bit dangerous (many bumps), the lunch provided is OK(batacon, coconut rice, fish or chicken and salad), but the fresh water finished earlier. The tent is a paid benefit. About the natural beauty, I did not identify any extraordinary...More

4  Thank Suelyne D
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

This is the most amazing place I've visited, it's an hour ride on a jet boat to get there and we were lucky enough to be just a few on the cay. We did an snorkel excursion around the island with the guide, awesome! We...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Make sure you spend a day on Cayo Bolivar! It is not cheap and trips don't go daily, also depending on weather conditions. So start trying from the beginning. The boat trip there is supposed to be rough, but either I was lucky or people...More

2  Thank JennyGay
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

If you go to San Andres there are things you MUST do, going to Cayo Bolivar is certainly one of them. This little island is a 50 min boat trip from SA. We bought tickets at a very good operator, Portofino, just close to our...More

6  Thank fgerdes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The best trip we did inthe island. Cayo Bolivar is very beautiful. We recomend to take a good sunblock. The island don't have too much shadow (the trees are far from the beach), and they charge you if you want to use a parasol.

1  Thank pedropedreiro
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Two small islands with white sand, blue clear water and little sharks swimming near you = paradise! Some people might suffer a little on the shaky boat ride (about 50min) but it's totally worth it. Take a good sunscreen, hat and snorkel. Go as soon...More

1  Thank Anna F
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Gorgeous beaches and water on a secluded island. Tons of sea shells line the shores and blue lizards crawl through the shrubs. Three nurse sharks regularly circle the key, but don't worry-- they don't bite. The locals the operate the boats feed them. Snorkeling is...More

4  Thank Joan K
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