Rosario islands and San Bernardo Colombia: what to see, what to do, how to get there… For more information, contact now our team of specialists ([email protected])
The Caribbean islands of San Bernardo belong to the Natural Coral National Park of the Rosario Islands on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. They are located 1h45 by boat from Cartagena de Indias. It is an archipelago of several islands, surrounded by corals and sea beds that have different shades of blue and green. The water is translucent and crystal clear.
Santa Cruz del Islote is known as the most densely populated island in the world. It is located in the middle of the Tintipan Islands and Mucura Island. The sand on its beaches is white and the Punta Faro hotel there is the perfect place to relax in a hidden Caribbean paradise. It is the perfect place to go on ecological hikes, snorkeling and diving, to see many species of tropical fish and coral.
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Rosario islands overview
The islands of Rosario and San Bernardo have been declared a national nature park to protect the marine life and coral reefs that are so important in the Caribbean. The 28 islands of Rosario are located in the department of Bolivar in the Caribbean region in the north of the country.
These islands are a natural wonder with their vegetation and beautiful crystal clear beaches, a variety of coral formations and a globally unique ecosystem of great tourist appeal.
This type of ecosystem is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including a wide variety of colourful fish, aquatic plants of different shapes and colours, and coral.
It is advisable to visit the Oceanarium, where many species (sharks, dolphins, turtles, etc.) can be observed in their natural habitat.
San Bernardo overview
The San Bernardo archipelago is made up of 10 islands (Palma, Boquerón, Ceycén, Cabruna, Tintipán, Múcura, Wonder, Santa Cruz del Islote and Mangle) located in the Gulf of Morosquillo, covering an area of approximately 255 km2.
It is an ideal place to be in contact with nature and to practice activities such as scuba diving and swimming.