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Diving in Providencia - Diving Providencia and Santa Catalina - Colombia

Arguably having clearer water that its larger and more frequently visited neighbor, San Andrés, Providencia is a scuba diver’s dream. The island has calm, crystalline waters and an abundance of marine life (many of which are endemic species). Both beginners and seasoned professionals will enjoy diving here. Don’t be put off by the islanders’ laid-back attitudes in their day-to-day business—the diving equipment is well cared-for and the instruction is up to international standards.


Providencia and Santa Catalina, Colombia

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Five dive shops operate on Providencia.

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Relative price: Mid-Range

Travel Skills: intermediate/somewhat difficult.

Currencies accepted
Colombian Peso, US dollar

By Richard McColl
With over five years travelling and working in Latin America, Richard feels most at home here in the big Continent. From the former Scottish...
08 Aug 2011

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