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Beautiful soft white sand beach with lots of restaurant and hotel options

Beautiful beach in the city center with lots of restaurants and hotels. It is extremely safe to... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Waikiki, Hawaii
Beware of the pirates in disguise!

Best beach during our 10 day stay in San Andrès. Beautiful white sand palm beach, 7 shades of blue... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Beautiful beach in the city center with lots of restaurants and hotels. It is extremely safe to walk in this area. Police presence is everywhere. Lots of tourists visiting from all over. The sand is soft to the touch and the water is crystal clear....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WinstonWaikiki
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Best beach during our 10 day stay in San Andrès. Beautiful white sand palm beach, 7 shades of blue water and lively scene, not too crowded. Unlike the San Luis beaches you are not obliged to consume before you can enter the beach (although there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank eliasr389
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The best beaches are in Johnny Cay and close to downtown where all the people gather. Most of the island does not have a beach (sand), but you can still manage to get in the water if you wear appropriate shoes to walk over the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank mapisaba
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I was GRANDPAcking in San Andres for 3 nights en route to Providencia. I have read a few reviews that are not very complementary about this beach. But, I thought that it was nice sand with good swimming. This west end of the beach is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank GRANDPAcking
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Some reviews says than its too loud (music) and too crowdy, but it's one of the most beatiful beaches in San Andres, so... what else you can expect! Perfect temperature water, white sand, cristal clear water, no waves. It's like a huge salty pool. If...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Marcellagos
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The water in San Andres is beautiful! So many different colors, haven't seen that too many times. The beach though is just about okay. Found lots of broken glasses so be careful.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Around_The_World_A
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This beach is busy and as such I didn't think I'd like it, but I found it to be clean and not that noisy. I rented a shade for a reasonable price and just hung out for an afternoon. I found it to be less...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank etbtravelphotography
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The water at this beach is absolutely stunning. There were lots of people there, but we had plenty of room to lay out our towels and swim in the ocean. We had a nice time and recommend it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LydiaB226
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The "Sea of 7 Colors" is simply beautiful! We traveled with 2 small children and had a great time swimming and playing in the sand.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Mike J
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This beach is popular, centrally located and has good places for sunbathing, snacks to buy and restaurants across the street.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sandy L
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