Trip from Panama to Colombia

Departing from Porto Lindo

  • Take the bus from Panama city (the Albrook terminal) to Colon.

  • It takes around 80 minutes and the fare is $3
  • Catch the bus to Porto Lindo  90 mn and 3$
  • We will meet you in Casa X Porto Lindo at 7pm. last bus from Colon at 4.30pm
  • Hostal Mamallena organise shutle transport at mid day.
  • you will come inboard after diner to spend the night and we ll start the navigation to San Blas

Day 1

  • the navigation to San Blas Islands takes around 8 hours.
  • our first stop is in Chichime island.

Day 2

  • There is a great place to snorkel : an old shipwreck in shallow water, close to Dog Island
  • We spend the night anchored in an area called Lemons cays.
  • we will spend around 2 hours sailing on the calm San blas waters during the day.

Day 3

  • in the Holandays cays we are going to be visiting 2 beautiful different beaches and riffs
  • we ll organise BBQ with the indians Kunas
  • at night we ll leave to Cartagena.


  • Full day sailing in open sea.
  • fishing party
  • getting closed to cartagena coast.

Day 5

  • Arrive in Cartagena with a delicious breakfast. we will try to stamp the passports with Cartagena custom before noon.
  • The trip finishes at the Club Nautica marina, a short taxi ride to Cartagena old town for 6000 colombian pesos.


Trip from Colombia to Panama

Getting to the boat in Cartagena

  • take a Taxi to the “Club Nautico” in the Manga district of Cartagena.
  • The taxi ride is 6000 pesos from Getsemani, the old town, or takes just a 20 minutes walk.
  • NOTE: you must give your passport to the captain or to blue sailing agency the day before the departure to stemp your passport.
  • we will meet you at 8pm in front of club nautico of manga
  • the last shopping in the supermarket will be at 10 pm
  • departure at night.


  • it takes 36 hours to get to San Blas Islands.
  • We ll try to catch bigs fishs.

Day 3

  • we entrance with the sun rise in the archipelago between hollandais and cocos islands.
  • We stop at least twice in differents places to swim and snorkel.
  • In the night, we organize a barbecue close to banedup with the I.ndians Kuna

Day 4

  • Swim and relax amongst the islands. There is some good snorkeling along the coral wall.
  • we past the day on isla perro and porvenir.
  • we will spend the night anchored on cayos Chichime.

Day 5

  • kayak, snorkel and beach in the morning.
  • departure to Porto Lindo during the afternoon.
  • 8 hours navigation. we ll arrive during the night


  • immigration after breakfast. end of the trip.
  • 3 hours and 6$ by bus to go to Panama City