San Andres Island / Johnny Cay

Continent
South America
Country
Colombia
Next Big City
San Andres
Next Town
San Andres, North End
 
Type:
Island
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
None

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Buoys, Reefs
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
No information

Crystal clear water. Shallow area with flat and choppy water. 1-2m waves on the reef, look out for the shallow parts of the reefs.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees, Bystanders
Beach Users:
No information

Beautiful white sand. Small beach, but it is quiet wide. Can be packed with tourists.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, June, July, December
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE, ENE, E
Main Direction:
NE, ENE, E

The best season for good winds is between December to February and also in the summer June to July. The wind speed for San Andres depending on the season is between 10-35 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
No walk

Johnny Cay is a tiny island which can be seen from the main beach of San Andres Island. You need a boat to get there or ride there from the Downtown Beach.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

It is forbidden to launch and land kites on the island.

Nightlife

For nightlife go back to San Andres Island. There are a lot of good clubs in the main hotels. The biggest and the best is called Blue Deep on top of the Sunrise Beach Hotel. There are also a lot of smaller clubs and bars in the downtown area. These places can all be reached walking when you are downtown.