TOP 5 Islands in the San Blas

Some of the most beautiful beaches in the world are on the San Blas Islands, with the fantastic sands, perfect weather, clear waters and fabulous blue skies everything here feels exquisite, like a pure dream. We’ve comprised a list of the most visited beaches by tourists and locals.

El Porvenir

El Porvenir

Entering the Gulf of San Blas from the Colombian port or entering from the Caribbean Sea you will go through customs in the city of El Porvenir.This is also the only island with a small airstrip/airport. In the beginning the island seems a bit dull since there is the essence of “the big city hustle and bustle” trekking about; But here you will enjoy the nice beach, play some football with the soldiers and other tourists and set sail for one of the other 48 islands the next day.

Isla Robeson BeachIsla Robeson Beach

Isla Robeson also known as Isla Robinson Crusoe which is one of the more well known San Blas beaches. This island is tropical paradise with endless white beaches, warm crystal clear waters and the ability to view the sealife just by looking down at your feet . This Island doesn’t have a lot of activities, but who needs a whole bunch to do when there’s a heavenly scenery, glamorous horizon along peace and serenity.

Isla Perro BeachIsla Perro Beach

Isla Perro Beach also translated as Dog Beach and it truly lives up to the name. Isla Perro was named after two dogs (the only 2 native citizens on the beach); everyone else is just a visitor in essence. Isla Perro is breathtaking with the clean white sand, crystal clear water,dancing palm trees and intimate bars. But the real reason people visit this island is to snorkel around the famous gunboat shipwreck along the coast, the boat is submerged in about 12 ft of water which has now turned into a beautiful historical coral reef with hundreds of sea life swimming about.

 

Island BanedubIsland Banedub

Island Banedub has a bit of a terrifying entrance point a Cow Skull near the beach, but don’t let this deter you. The island has a few cabins, campsite and a small bar attached. When night falls you can see jellyfish illuminating the crystal waters this sight is truly magical and will not be forgotten.

ChichimeiChichimei

Chichimei (Chi-Chi-May) Island is the most deserted island in San Blas and the easiest to access without a water vessel. Chichimei is known as the backpackers hangout even though the island lacks electricity or flowing water it’s still a popular place to stop and take a gander. When visiting you can book a cabin or even a hammock so you can sleep under the stars and amongst the wildlife.

Some of the most beautiful beaches in the world are on the San Blas Islands, with the fantastic sands, perfect weather, clear waters and fabulous blue skies everything here feels exquisite, like a pure dream. We’ve comprised a list of the most visited beaches by tourists and locals.

El Porvenir

El Porvenir

Entering the Gulf of San Blas from the Colombian port or entering from the Caribbean Sea you will go through customs in the city of El Porvenir.This is also the only island with a small airstrip/airport. In the beginning the island seems a bit dull since there is the essence of “the big city hustle and bustle” trekking about; But here you will enjoy the nice beach, play some football with the soldiers and other tourists and set sail for one of the other 48 islands the next day.

Isla Robeson BeachIsla Robeson Beach

Isla Robeson also known as Isla Robinson Crusoe which is one of the more well known San Blas beaches. This island is tropical paradise with endless white beaches, warm crystal clear waters and the ability to view the sealife just by looking down at your feet . This Island doesn’t have a lot of activities, but who needs a whole bunch to do when there’s a heavenly scenery, glamorous horizon along peace and serenity.

Isla Perro BeachIsla Perro Beach

Isla Perro Beach also translated as Dog Beach and it truly lives up to the name. Isla Perro was named after two dogs (the only 2 native citizens on the beach); everyone else is just a visitor in essence. Isla Perro is breathtaking with the clean white sand, crystal clear water,dancing palm trees and intimate bars. But the real reason people visit this island is to snorkel around the famous gunboat shipwreck along the coast, the boat is submerged in about 12 ft of water which has now turned into a beautiful historical coral reef with hundreds of sea life swimming about.

 

Island BanedubIsland Banedub

Island Banedub has a bit of a terrifying entrance point a Cow Skull near the beach, but don’t let this deter you. The island has a few cabins, campsite and a small bar attached. When night falls you can see jellyfish illuminating the crystal waters this sight is truly magical and will not be forgotten.

ChichimeiChichimei

Chichimei (Chi-Chi-May) Island is the most deserted island in San Blas and the easiest to access without a water vessel. Chichimei is known as the backpackers hangout even though the island lacks electricity or flowing water it’s still a popular place to stop and take a gander. When visiting you can book a cabin or even a hammock so you can sleep under the stars and amongst the wildlife.