La Piscinita, San Andres
(3.9/5 based on 3,200+ reviews on the web)
Crystalline waters, vibrant marine life, and excellent snorkeling typify La Piscinita, a pristine strip of coastline on San Andres Island in the Caribbean Sea. Take a snorkeling tour to fully appreciate the colorful coral and aquatic life offshore. While the beach lacks fully developed tourist infrastructure, you can grab a meal at the nearby restaurant. Wear shoes suitable for walking on jagged rocks that cover much of the shorefront, and look out for the occasional spiky creature on the sea floor. Make La Piscinita part of your personalized San Andres Island itinerary using our San Andres Island trip itinerary planner.
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  • It is a wonderful natural pool! Full of fish that swim with you without fear. You pay a fee to enter (paid 4000 pesos), but it's worth it. I went on a cloudy day and yet the landscape was breathtaking. Visit when you turn the island.
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  • A small Cove just like several that have on the island. You pay 4000 pesos to enter. In the lobby is a very rude, and even has a sign saying that it does not return the money, as disposable as the site is not selling drinks.
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  • This natural formation with some infrastructure is incredible that invites you to drop by the high trampoline
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  • Cool and beautiful, but a bit crowded
  • Gorgeous place. Bring your snorkel!
  • Great experience! Bring your snorkel, or rent one really cheap here
  • (English below) There are two pools - which is more on the South of the island with the coffee tourism notice is best. It has a price of entry of 4,000 pesos. They do not allow to enter food or drinks, have packages of Pope and costly gas for sale. Best to bring food and drink, and not show it at the entrance. However, one comes not by tea, but by the spectacular plunge pool filled with fish of all kinds. If you are lover of swimming, good place to practice open water swimming, since it is an area of sea very still. There are two areas calling themselves Pisicinita (little pool). The one further south by the brown sign is the better one. Cost of entry is 4,000 pesos, and they don't allow snacks or drinks, though they sell (overpriced) eleven inside them. Best to bring food and snacks and just not show them at entrance. However, you don't eat for snacks, but the spectacular for the pool, full of all types of fish. If you're a swimmer, it's also a great place to practice open water swims, as the water is very calm.
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  • This rating is just for the experience of to swim in this place. However the attention is not what a tourist deserves. 4 thousand per person on the ticket, the rental of snorkeling is worth $ 15 thousand (have to leave a deposit of 100).
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