Colorful shack on a beach surrounded by palm trees in San Andres y Providencia, Colombia

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San Andrés & Providencia

The archipelago of San Andrés and Providencia is geographically located near Nicaragua, historically tied to the British Empire through colonisation and politically part of Colombia. Here you'll find isolated beaches, unspoiled coral reefs and an alluring island flavor, and, with just a little digging, the 300-year-old English-Creole-speaking Raizal culture.


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