and Santa Catalina Islands
Please be sure to
book flights between San Andres and Providencia well in advance
(ideally more than 2 months in advance) - if you wait until the last
minute you will find availability to be limited.
on a hillside overlooking the pristine Caribbean Sea, Deep Blue is a 10
minute taxi ride from the small airport in Providencia.
To reach the peaceful oasis
of Providencia Island,
fly first to our neighbouring Colombian island, which is called San
Andres. San Andres Island is a popular and busy tourist destination,
and some of our guests choose to spend time there before visiting us in
the more tranquil Providencia.
have direct flights to San Andres Island from domestic destinations in
Colombia such as Bogota, Cali, Cartagena, Medellin and Pereira. In
offers flights from Panama City to San Andres Island. These flights can
be booked either directly with the airline, or with your local travel
agent, or alternatively through well known online travel websites such
as Travelocity.com, Expedia.com, Orbitz.com, Lastminute.com and
Despegar.com. For more extensive information about flights to
San Andres, read our guide by clicking here.
To travel onwards from San
Andres to Providencia,
the airlines Satena and Searca offer short 15 minute flights that
should be booked in advance by contacting Satena.
Satena's flights can be
booked online but their website is in Spanish - if you download Google Chrome,
it offers an excellent page by page translation. Once you
have selected your flight times, select the option "Reservar sin Cuenta"
(the "Reservar con mi
option will take you to Satena's log in page). On the page
you input card details, pay attention to the expiry date format (year
followed by month), and the final box marked "cuotas/shares" select the
top option, which is normally marked as 1 (the other options might
attempt to defer payment to a later month). You might find it
easier to book these flights via a travel agency agency - try
Travel (tel: 0057 8
5128596, email@example.com), who are based on
Andres Island. Please be sure to book these flights
well in advance
(ideally more than 2 months in advance) - if you
wait until the last minute you will find availability to be
If you have good sea legs,
it is also possible to travel between San Andres and Providencia by
fast catamaran. The boat, El
makes the 2 and a half hour return journey between San Andres and
Providencia every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. It’s a five
minute taxi journey from the pier in Providencia to the hotel.
Travel insurance is
recommended, just in case bad weather leads to travel disruptions.