Crab Cay, Providencia Island

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Take a boat to Crab Cay and spend some time swimming in its clear turquoise waters. The small 2 hectare (5 acre) island has little besides palms and coconut trees, crabs, and some lizards. Sunbathe and take a dip, or consider snorkeling among the patches of coral to see colorful reefs and numerous fish species. Climb to the top of the cay for panoramic views of the blue Caribbean waters or relax in the shade with a delicious coconut drink. Bring your camera to capture this picturesque spot. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Crab Cay by using our Providencia Island vacation planner .
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  • For sure this is the best place on the island. Crystal clear water, turtles, crabs, fish and a movie. Admission is COP and COP snake boat 17,500.00 40,000.00 to take you and get on schedule, to the four. I found the price of the boat very expensive relative to the distance travelled and the other tours, but it's the only way to get there and ends up paying off for what the nature of the island offers. Take the mask and snorkel for diving and if possible, some snack. There are only two tents on the island, a variety of drinks and the other empanadas, tuna sandwiches and quiche, end up pretty quickly depending on the day of the visit.
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  • It is an a key close to the island of Providence is special for activities from snorkeling and swimming. The view at the top of the key is simply spectacular
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  • take a tour to this tiny island for a couple hours. take some cash to pay the park fee. bring some food to feed the fish by hand. bring a camera for the pictures and memories. take sunblock and a snor...  more »

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