5 REASONS TO VISIT PROVIDENCIA

It is one of the most desired islands in Colombia, for its 7-color sea, for its paradise and its culture in particular. It really is a splendid place to visit and relax and take a bath by the sea.

 

1. SANTA CATALINA ISLAND

 

 

It is one of the islands that are next to Providence. This has spectacular beaches, full of waters of different shades of blue. It is one of the most paradisiacal islands of Providencia.
Here you can do activities such as snorkeling or hiking through the vegetation that it has.

 

2.  BRIDGE OF LOVERS

 

This floating bridge is one of the visitors’ favorites as you can appreciate the most beautiful sunsets in Colombia. It is the channel between Providencia Island and Santa Catalina Island.

 

3. HEAD OF MORGAN

 

Near the island of Santa Catalina you must take a walk of approximately 20 minutes to reach the head of Morgan. This is a huge rock that through the years and nature has taken the shape of a human head.
When you get there you can enjoy one of the most spectacular views of Providencia.
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4. CAYO CAGREJO

 

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It is one of the islands that is part of the Old Providence McBean Lagon National Natural Park. It is special to practice one of the most desired activities: snorkeling and diving in which you can see reefs and marine life such as goldfish, turtles, among others.
To get there it is done by boat from Providencia about 10 minutes.

 

5. ISLANDS GASTRONOMY

 

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Thanks to its location, this island has a great variety of sea food, in which fish, seafood such as snails, shrimp etc. stand out. Coconut is another of the preferred ingredients in Caribbean food with this they make different dishes and accompaniments like coconut rice, also drinks like cocoloco, among others.

One of the most traditional dishes is the rondón made with fish, banana, yucca, snail and coconut milk.