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Getting to and away from San Andres Island

 

By Air

Flying is the most common way to reach San Andrés. Aeropuerto Internacional Gustavo Rojas Pinilla is located within the urban area (Av Aeropuerto, Sector Swamp Ground. Tel: 512-6112). Services include ATMs, exchange house, phone booths, Internet, shops, restaurants and tourism information kiosk.

 

 

During the low season, there are 10 flights per day from Colombia and two international flights; there are more in the high seasons. Domestic flights come from Bogotá, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Medellín, Cali and Barranquilla. They cost anywhere between $250 and $450. Copa has daily service from Panama, with connections to North America and Europe.

 

Most airline companies have their offices at the airport, as well as in town: Avianca (Av Colón, Edificio Onaissi, local 107. Tel: 512-3212; airport: 512-3216), Aires (airport. Tel: 512-0774) and AeroRepública/Copa (Centro Comercial San Andres, local 108-109. Tel: 01-8000-11-2600).

 

A tourist card for the island is required and can be purchased upon check-in on mainland Colombia or upon arrival in San Andrés. Currently this costs $25 (44,000 pesos) and must be presented at your departure from the island.

 

Satena (URL: www.satena.com.co) flies twice daily to Providencia ($165-195) Saerca, Decameron's carrier, also flies two times per day to the sister island.

 

 

By Boat

Travelers arriving in their own yacht or sailboat can dock at Nene's Marina (Avenida Newball. Tel: 512-6139, URL: www.nenesmarina.com) or Club Náutico (Avenida Colombia 8. Tel: 512-3022, URL: www.clubnauticosai.org).

 

Catamarans and cargo ships go to Providencia.

 

Here are some related tips to help plan your trip to San Andres: Getting around San Andres,








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...
03 Aug 2011



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