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Which are the best beaches in Colombia?

January 22, 2019


  1. 1 Providence Island
  2. 2 The Island of San Andrés
  3. 3 The Archipelago of San Bernardo
  4. 4 Taganga
  5. 5 Cabo de la Vela
  6. 6 Tayrona National Nature Park
  7. 7 Baru Peninsula
  8. 8 El Almejal Beach

Providence Island

Providencia Island, also known as Old Providence, is an island in the Caribbean Sea that belongs to the Colombian departments of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina. It is a place to stop and contemplate some of the most beautiful landscapes of the Colombian Caribbean. Paradise beaches, a crystal clear sea, adventure and tradition. A destination to really rest.

San Andres Island

San Andres Island (also known as San Andres Island) is the largest of the islands that are part of the Archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina. Travelers from all over the world come to these islands in search of these perfect postcards to see that in the breeze, in the coconut palms and in the carefree smiles of its inhabitants lives the joy of Colombia.

Of indescribable beauty and in the Colombian Caribbean, is a tourist destination to share with family, friends or with the couple. It has a more than complete agenda to know what to do in San Andres. Paradise beaches, with waters of incredible blue, lilac, turquoise green and fine white sands, areas especially suitable for diving, water sports, and also for ecotourism.

The “Torta de Plátano” and the “Empanadas de Cangrejo” are some of the typical dishes to taste, among others prepared on the basis of lobster and snails…

The San Bernardo Archipelago

The Archipelago of San Bernardo is a group of 10 islands belonging to Colombia, located in the Gulf of Morrosquillo, in the Caribbean Sea, administratively belongs to the Department of Sucre. It is a port of silence, a place to get close to nature, to the warmth of the tropics and its people. It is a place to forget and start again, a place to refresh ideas and be seduced by the immensity of the ocean and the majesty of nature.


Taganga is a typical and characteristic fishing village in the District of Santa Marta, in the Department of Magdalena. It is surrounded by mountains with cacti vegetation and small trees, such as the trupillo. It is popular for its landscapes and viewpoints.

Cape Sailing

Cabo de la Vela is located on the peninsula of La Guajira, a desert terrain inhabited mostly by the Wayuu indigenous people. Traveling there is a unique experience, this is an exotic tourism, the orange colors of its land and the green of its bushes, combined with the colors of the Caribbean Sea, create a panorama that fills the senses.

Tayrona National Nature Park

Tayrona National Park is located in the Caribbean Region of Colombia. Its surface is part of the department of Magdalena. It is a place full of transparent beaches and surprising coral formations, located next to the cliffs of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, which with its diverse topographic conformation constitutes an incomparable spectacle.

Baru Peninsula

The Baru Peninsula (sometimes called Baru Island), is a coastal area located south of Cartagena de Indias. It is a true holiday paradise, it is a perfect place in the middle of the Caribbean Sea with beautiful virgin beaches such as Playa Blanca that is as crystal clear or more like those of the Island of San Andres. In addition the atmosphere of the waters is super pleasant, very calm and with ideal temperature of approximately 25°.

El Almejal Beach

El Almejal Beach, located in the village of El Valle -Choco, is one of the most visited places by tourists. It is almost 2 km long and the waves are suitable for surfing. The turtle conservation programs of the ecolodge El Almejal, where you can see birds, are outstanding.

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