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. Take a look at our Providencia Island tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Crab Cay and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • To get Crab Cay you must hire a boat excursion, they charge you an entrance to enter and you can have a good time enjoying the fish and going up to the most high on the key to appreciate the immensity of the Caribbean Sea.
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  • It is simply fantastic!. You can swim with hawksbill turtles, see colors, coral, and a dreamy turquoise blue sea fish!
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  • Cayo Cangrejo or caranquejo cable is a small island within a marine reserve in Providence. There are two ways to get there by boat or kayak. Pay to enter. The island is quite small, so the sooner you go, the better because it's less crowded. There is a small trail to climb some rocks that form the top of the island. It's a small place, that fit a couple of people. If the location is too full, there may be queues.
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