Providencia Island Tour
Available all year
Explore the island in a pick-up-truck.
Take pictures of the beautiful landscapes and viewpoints.
Learn about the local Providencia culture and history.
See local communities.
This tour starts with a short walk from the landing pier across a wooden footbridge to Santa Catalina Island with its mangroves, traditional houses, and fortifications. You will then return for a short stroll through Santa Isabel, the main settlement on the island. After seeing main street and the first Baptist church, board a local pick-up truck for an open-air drive along the island´s only road, featuring panoramic views of the lush mountainous landscapes and painted wooden houses along the shoreline. During the drive, local guides will narrate the story of Providencia before making a stop at Southwest Bay for refreshments and the chance to shop for souvenirs made by local artisans. You can also swim at the beach.
The drive then continues along the coastal road, passing though small local communities and enjoying picturesque views of the Caribbean, before returning to the pier at Santa Isabel.
Included: Local snacks of crab patty or crab balls, empanadas, and squid rings
Remarks/requirements: Beachwear, including beach towel There are no sun loungers or parasols at the beach, but there is natural shade.
Walking information: Walking is flat, with approx 10 strides to get to the beach. Sandy surfaces with some uneven terrain
Wheelchair accessible: No.