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Sailing from Panama to Colombia

Explore the white sand beaches of San Blas islands in Panama for three days and then head out to the open sea for the final destination of Cartagena, Colombia 🇨🇴

by mirimeshAbout Me:I love exploring discovering new things about myself and the world around me! read more

North AmericaPanama, Colombia6 days / February 2023

Highs & Lows

Playing volleyball on the islands with the group!

The open sea was rough.

Itinerary Overview

All the guests who booked the trip  were  picked up from their respective hostels/hotels in the early morning.  Then our driver drove two  hours to take us where the speed boat. th e speed boat took about 30 minutes to get to our Boat.  Finally we boarded our boat, and the fun began!  We sailed for three days, island hopping, playing volleyball, snorkeling, and eating delicious home cooked food. One night all the boats met on an island to have a part. Finally on the fourth day we buckled in and rocked our way on the open sea all the way to our final destination; Cartagena.

  • 3 Nights: San Blas Islands
    The crystal clear blue water and white sang beaches . Also meeting the indigenous Kuna Yuna people that live there.
  • 3 Nights: Cartagena
    I wanted to learn about the city of Cartagena and its history. It is so colorful and beautiful!

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    The water was very rough on the open sea, so we couldn’t do much for two days. Mostly just layed on the boat.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    The captain was a bit moody and nervous.

  • How was the food?

    I’m Cartagena there was a great cafe called Erase un Cafe. They had really good Colombian coffee and great food.

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Bring a lot of sunscreen and pills for seasickness!

  • Packing tips?

    Pack a raincoat for the boat ! It can get very wet from the rough water.

  • Booking details?

    When you book the boat try to get one of the bigger boats. They have more space on cabin and deck.