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Best Hotels in San Andrés
San Andrés is a prominent Caribbean island of Colombia, situated in the Sargasso Sea, forming part of the archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia, and Santa Catalina.
This tropical island is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and rich history shaped by a blend of African, European, and indigenous cultures. While Spanish is the official language, San Andrés Creole English is also commonly spoken.
In addition to its dreamy beaches and crystal-clear waters, San Andrés provides a diverse range of hotels, as outlined below!
At the end of this blog, you will find a list with other accommodation options in Colombia.
Please note that some hotel services are paid, easily identified by an asterisk (*).
Sol Caribe Campo All Inclusive
Location: San Luis, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Room Types: Single Room (9 m² / 96 ft²) / Double Room (9 m² / 96 ft²) / Triple Room (12 m² / 129 ft²)
Highlights: Private Beach Area / Business Center* / Meeting Rooms* / Car Rental / Non-smoking Rooms
Services: WiFi / Snack Bar / Bar / Minibar / Restaurant / 24-hour Reception / Daily Cleaning Service / Laundry Service*
Hotel Sol Caribe Campo is conveniently located in San Luis, just a 4-minute walk from the island’s center and a 10-minute walk from the exclusive beach club on the property.
The hotel offers unlimited buffet-style meals, including breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. An Italian restaurant on-site provides a unique culinary experience (reservations required). Drinks are unlimited from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and snacks are available at the hotel and the private beach club, which has about 25 cabanas for shade and relaxation by the sea.
Entertainment options include a game area and evening shows with dances and live music. The three pools, surrounded by palm trees, cater to all ages, with one featuring slides and a playground for the little ones. Explore activities like snorkeling and windsurfing outside the hotel.
Summer House Inn San Andrés
Location: Av. 20 de Julio #10A-22, Joe Wood Point, in front of the Adventist Church, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 7 rooms
Room Types: Double Room with Private Bathroom (10 m² / 107 ft²) / Private Family Room (24 m² / 258 ft²) / Private Family Room (32 m² / 344 ft²) / Private Family Room with Balcony (42 m² / 452 ft²) / Quadruple Room with Private Bathroom (10 m² / 107 ft²)
Highlights: Outdoor Furniture / Non-smoking Rooms / Family Rooms / Hot Tub
Services: WiFi / Minibar / Daily Cleaning Service
The Summer House Inn is a short 4-minute drive from Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport and a convenient 20-minute walk from the main beach and the island’s center.
Within 8 minutes on foot, you’ll find various restaurants offering seafood, Caribbean cuisine, and local delights.
The inn offers a Jacuzzi and a garden, along with detailed tourist information and car rental service for self-exploration. Breakfast is included, and there’s a fully equipped kitchen for meal flexibility. The accommodation is in a safe residential neighborhood near Newball Avenue, on 20 de julio Avenue.
Hotel Boutique Casa Hendaus
Location: Calle 6 #14-257 Sarie Bay Neighborhood-third entrance (Caravana store), 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 3 rooms
Room Types: Deluxe Room (12 m² / 129 ft²) / Suite (22 m² / 236 ft²) / Deluxe Room with King Size Bed (18 m² / 193 ft²)
Highlights: Outdoor Furniture / Non-smoking Rooms
Services: WiFi / Daily Cleaning Service / Luggage Storage / 24-hour Reception
Hotel Boutique Casa Hendaus, an exclusive adult-only accommodation, is conveniently located just an 8-minute drive from downtown San Andrés and a short 6-minute drive from Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport. Playita de las Parceras is within a 9-minute walk, and the renowned Playa Spratt Bight is a quick 7-minute drive away.
Designed for a tranquil and romantic environment, the hotel features a pool.
Breakfast is included, and for lunches and dinners, explore nearby restaurants, all within a 5-minute drive. Options like Jeno’s Pizza and The Islander offer a delicious variety of Caribbean, Latin, and seafood dishes.
Casa Hendaus is notable for its commitment to environmental sustainability, implementing measures for recycling and responsible use of water and electricity.
The Nomadic Design Hostel
Location: Carrera 1b 2, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 4 rooms
Room Types: Family Suite (41 m² / 441 ft²) / Superior Family Room (40 m² / 430 ft²) / Double Family Room (27 m² / 290 ft²) / Family Room (25 m² / 269 ft²) / Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory (42 m² / 452 ft²) / Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory (63 m² / 678 ft²) / Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory (20 m² / 215 ft²) / Deluxe Family Room (25 m² / 269 ft²)
Highlights: Family Rooms / Hot Tub / Business Center
Services: WiFi / Parking / Concierge Service / Luggage Storage
Nomadic Design Hostel, renowned for its artistic room murals, is ideally located—an 8-minute drive from Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport and 6 minutes from downtown San Andrés. San Luis Beach is a mere 2-minute walk away.
Explore nearby attractions like Morgan’s Head geological formations, perfect for hiking and panoramic sea views. Wear sneakers for comfort on uneven terrain.
The hotel offers diverse room options, from luxurious suites with private pools to family-friendly and solo traveler rooms. A shared kitchen is available, or try local cuisine at La Costilla de Juan, Café Café, and Sushi Bar, all within a 5-minute distance.
In Di House of Reggae Boutique
Location: La Rocosa Casa 2 Rock Ground Angula AV Circunvalar, next to Hotel Casa Harb, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 11 rooms
Room Types: Deluxe Double Room (12 m² / 129 ft²) / Deluxe Triple Room (15 m² / 161 ft²) / Deluxe Quadruple Room (20 m² / 215 ft²) / Premium Quadruple Room (20 m² / 215 ft²) / Standard Double Room (15 m² / 161 ft²) / Deluxe Room (10 m² / 107 ft²)
Highlights: Outdoor Furniture / Terrace / Non-smoking Rooms / Family Rooms
Services: WiFi / Bar / Pool / Restaurant
In Di House of Reggae Boutique Hotel, a haven for reggae music enthusiasts, is conveniently situated just 10 minutes from downtown San Andrés and an 8-minute drive from the island’s main beach. Ideal for those seeking a slightly quieter environment while maintaining easy access to the island center via buses passing every 10 minutes near the hotel.
Inspired by the theme of Bob Marley, the hotel’s design creates a unique reggae atmosphere. Guests have recommended trying the mofongo at the hotel’s restaurant. Note that not all rooms offer sea views, so for a scenic view, book one of the double rooms. While breakfast is included, additional meals will be charged to your room.
Decameron Aquarium – All Inclusive
Location: Av. Colombia # 1-19, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 297 rooms
Room Types: Double Room – 1 or 2 beds (15 m² / 161 ft²) / Double Room with Sea View – 1 or 2 beds (27 m² / 290 ft²)
Highlights: Business Center * / Meeting Rooms * / Airport Shuttle * / Family Rooms / Supermarket / Cafeteria
Services: WiFi / Snack Bar / Bar / Restaurant / Pools / Massages / Concierge Service / Luggage Storage
Decameron Aquarium Hotel is a 5-minute drive or a 20-minute walk from downtown San Andrés and the main beach. Situated at the island’s northern end, it provides panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea.
The hotel features a wooden pier leading to a natural pool, and there are saltwater and regular pools. Water activities like snorkeling and mini diving courses are available.
With 6 restaurants, including La Barracuda, El Mirador, El Patio Steak House, Mama Leone, La Bruja, and El Thailandes, offering diverse cuisines, guests can enjoy various dining options. Check restaurant hours for any variations.
Le Castel Blanc Hotel Boutique
Location: Calle 3 #18-71, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 9 rooms
Room Types: Standard Double Room (18 m² / 193 ft²) / Superior Suite (20 m² / 215 ft²) / 2-Bedroom Bungalow (32 m² / 344 ft²) / 2-Bedroom Suite (30 m² / 322 ft²) / Deluxe Double Room (30 m² / 322 ft²) / Luxury Suite (30 m² / 322 ft²)
Highlights: Views / Outdoor Furniture / Pet Friendly / Car Rental / Non-smoking Rooms
Services: WiFi / Parking / Bar / Pools / Luggage Storage / Tour Desk / Ironing Service * / Laundry Service *
Le Castel Blanc Hotel Boutique is a 6-minute drive from downtown San Andrés and 5 minutes from the main beach. Tourist spots like Spratt Bight Beach (15-minute walk) and Cayo Bolívar Island (10-minute boat ride) are easily accessible.
The hotel features two pools, one for all ages and another for children. Free cribs and extra beds are available upon request for an additional cost.
While the hotel doesn’t have its own restaurant, nearby options like Capitán Mandy, La Pizzeta Florio, and Mister Panino offer Caribbean and Italian cuisine.
Caribbean Island Hotel Piso 2
Location: Avenida Colombia Calle 1 #4-53, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 10 rooms
Room Types: 2-Bedroom Apartment (45 m² / 484 ft²) / Studio (15 m² / 161 ft²) / Studio Apartment (27 m² / 290 ft²) / 1-Bedroom Apartment (27 m² / 290 ft²) / Standard Double Room (18 m² / 193 ft²) / Superior Double Room (18 m² / 193 ft²) / Interior 1-Bedroom Apartment (27 m² / 290 ft²) / Family Room (20 m² / 215 ft²)
Highlights: Beachfront / Family Rooms / Non-smoking Rooms / Air Conditioning
Services: WiFi / 24-hour Reception / Daily Cleaning Service
The Caribbean Island Hotel Piso 2 is ideally located just a 2-minute walk from Spratt Bight Beach, a 3-minute walk from the island’s center, and a 7-minute drive from Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport.
The hotel’s apartments are practical with equipped kitchens, providing flexibility for meal preparation. Some rooms, labeled as “Superior Room,” offer balconies with beach views. Room capacity varies, accommodating up to 6 people or designed for couples.
For dining options, various restaurants serving Italian, Caribbean, and local dishes are within a 6-minute walk.
Nearby attractions like San Luis Beach, Cayo Bolívar, and Rocky Cay for snorkeling are easily accessible. Note to bring water shoes for safety on the slippery rocks at Rocky Cay’s sea access.
Location: Av. Colombia con Av. Costa Rica N° 3-59, 880060 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 91 rooms
Room Types: Standard Double Room – 1 or 2 beds (18 m² / 193 ft²) / Superior Double Room (18 m² / 193 ft²) / Bungalow (70 m² / 753 ft²) / Standard Double Room (2 adults + 1 child) (24 m² / 258 ft²)
Highlights: Beachfront / Business Center* / Meeting Rooms* / Car Rental / Family Rooms / Non-smoking Rooms
Services: WiFi / Minibar / Bar / Restaurant / Pool / Daily Cleaning Service / Ironing Service* / Dry Cleaning Service* / Laundry Service*
Hotel Casablanca is strategically located, just a 4-minute walk from downtown San Andrés and one minute from the nearest beach. Access to Johnny Cay Beach is easy with a 10-minute boat ride, and the hotel provides all necessary information.
The hotel offers three restaurants for a diverse gastronomic experience. Tropical serves authentic local food, Casablanca offers seafood-based dishes, and Mahi-Mahi provides a fusion of American, Mediterranean, Italian, and Caribbean flavors, including dietary options. The restaurants are open for main meals, snacks, and cocktails.
For island activities, the hotel provides bike rentals. Nearby beaches like Spratt Bight and San Luis are ideal for relaxation and sunbathing. The hotel’s pool has a shallow area for children and a pool bar for adults.
Location: Big Point k 1 No. 214, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 80 rooms
Room Types: Superior Double Room (32 m² / 344 ft²) / Sea View Suite (57 m² / 613 ft²) / Standard Double Room (35 m² / 376 ft²) / Standard Triple Room (39 m² / 419 ft²) / Standard Family Room (29 m² / 312 ft²)
Highlights: Pet Friendly / Children’s Menu / Business Center* / Meeting Rooms* / Adapted for Reduced Mobility
Services: WiFi / Snack Bar / Bar / Restaurant / 24-hour Reception / Daily Cleaning Service / Ironing Service* / Laundry Service*
The Samawi Hotel stands out for its sea-view rooms, conveniently located just a 5-minute drive from the main beach, the island center, and 6 minutes from Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport.
Services include a pool bar offering cocktails, craft beers, juices, snacks, and cheese boards. The Cardamomo restaurant caters to food lovers with a variety of options, from American to Mediterranean, Italian, and Caribbean dishes, including dietary choices. The restaurant is open for main meals, snacks, and cocktails.
For business or social events, the hotel has well-equipped meeting rooms with trained staff to meet your needs.
Hotel Las Lunas
Location: Punta Hansa, Cra. 1#1-140. Sector Bailey Boat, 880001 San Andrés, Colombia
Capacity: 6 rooms
Room Types: Comfort Triple Room with Shower (14 m² / 150 ft²) / Economy Double Room (11 m² / 118 ft²) / Quadruple Room with Shower (17 m² / 182 ft²) / Triple Room (22 m² / 236 ft²)
Highlights: Car Rental / Airport Shuttle* / Smoking Area / Family Rooms / Non-smoking Rooms
Services: WiFi / Parking / Shuttle Service* / Daily Cleaning Service / Tourist Information
Hotel Las Lunas is conveniently located just a 2-minute walk from the main beach and 5 minutes from San Andrés Island’s center. Though the hotel doesn’t have its restaurant, you’ll find diverse dining options nearby, including Italian, seafood, and Caribbean cuisine, as well as supermarkets, pharmacies, bars, and nightclubs for nightlife.
Las Lunas’ proximity to attractions like the San Andrés Botanical Garden and Morgan’s Head, both a 5-minute walk away, adds to its appeal.
The hotel offers various activities, from biking, motorcycling, or golf cart tours of the island to exploring the sea’s depths at 10 to 12 meters with professional divers. Additionally, experience the adrenaline of parasailing, soaring to 100 meters in a parachute towed by a speedboat.