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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  • Excellent island which can be reached by boat. Ideal for swimming it all around making snorkeling (snorkeling). It is the only place where I saw turtles of water in San Andrés and Providencia. You can spend the day but on the pier. It has no beach. THE bar provides you the basics. Climbing stairs has a spectacular view also.
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  • Very nice, saw while snorkeling fish and turtles at 2 m distance. Was of course quite a few people on the small island.
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  • Fantastic place, unfortunately on the day we went it was raining and the sea was choppy, I couldn't enjoy it much, but I could tell that the place is beautiful.
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