San Andres, Colombia is a top vacation spot for Colombians and foreigners from around the world. Long-known for its relaxed vibe, coral reefs, snorkeling and similarities to Jamaica (including a vibrant Rasta culture and worshipful love of Bob Marley).
San Andres has some very beautiful beaches, and the sea is an amazing shade of turquoise. The North of the island has some lovely beaches, but all are heavily developed and backed by buildings. The North is the busy section where most hotels are found, as well as various restaurants and other forms of nightlife. Without doubt, the best beach on the island is found at Sound Bay - beautiful sea, beautiful sand, (the Restaurant "Donde Francesca" is found here - great food, great location.