The easiest & safest way to experience
the San Blas Islands on a 5-day all-inclusive sailboat cruise
One-way passage Sail Colombia to Panama
You may sail Colombia to Panama or the other way. The open ocean crossing takes from 32 to 46 hours depending on wind directions. It is a trully exciting and once ina lifetime experience where you will experience seeing the stars and milkeyway brighter than you have ever before and maybe will again. You may see dolphins playing around the boat or catching a tuna on the fishing line.
Sailing the San Blas
You are guaranteed three days anchoring on different islands every night. You may sleep on the boat or bring a hammoc on shore. It is your choice. You will get plenty of time exploring the islands, snorkeling th reefs and sunbathing. Depending on the group and type of boat you may have a beach party or spend the afternoons relaxing with a sundowner.
All Meals inluded
Included in the price is three delisious meals. Our boats are famous for tasty and healthy food on board. You will also have access to fruits, coffee/tea and drinking water. If you have special requirenments such as vegetarian, vegan or allergies you will get special diet during the trip. Remember to notify us about this imediately after making the reservation for the crew to prepare.
Fresh water showers
There is nothing like afresh water shower when spending the whole day in salt water and the boiling sun. Fresh water shower sounds obvious? It is not. When you sail Colombia to Panama in boiling heat, high salty humidity and saltwater all around you will learn to appreciate fresh water. Sailboats are limited to the water that is in the tank. It has to last the full 5-day-trip. Fresh water showers are a luxury. Still, water is a limited rcsource. So, keep ´em short 🙂
All Passport Arrangements
All regular passport arrangements and port clearance are included in the price. Not included is the Panama Tourist Tax, Guna Yala Tourist entry fee (see below) or country specific fees.
If you are not sure try Googeling: [COLOMBIA or PANAMA] immigration fee for [your home country]
Space and Comfort
Most sailboats and even catamarans will feel small compared to your regular life. Still, there is a big difference between 10 people on a 46 foot boat and 10 people on a 35 foot boat. Our sailboats and catamarans allocate adequate space for passengers to be able to comfortable live on board the boat for 5 days. Every traveler will get their own berth. No one will sleep on the floor or in the cocpit.
Equipment for Island Activities
The captains will be helpful with transport to and from the islands. Many captains and crew will be super helpful with showing you the great snorkeling spots and other oportunities for fun experiences on the way. You will be provided with snorkeling equipment and in some cases fishing gear. Depending on the boat you choose there may be more aquipment, such as kayak etc.
Sail Colombia to Panama media mentions
“…if you’re ready to challenge your ability to live without the luxuries of modern life, you’ll be rewarded with an experience that you’ll treasure for a lifetime.”
– Lou Blair
“…a network of islands that surpass the most palm-fringed of holiday brochure cliches, and spent three days floating through the archipelago, snorkeling along reefs of fire coral and eating lobster from paper plates.”
– Thomas Rees
“So, are the people of San Blas the most content people on the planet? I think they might just be… and I certainly took a piece of that feeling home with me.”
– Chloe Gunning
“I didn’t have much choice but to sail through these pristine, remote Caribbean islands, though, in order to get from Colombia to Panama.”
– Cameron Dueck
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Read all you need to know when you are going to sail Colombia to Panama or the other way. Here you will understand what kind of trip this is, how to prepare and what to expect from you San Blas sailing trip.
Why Sail Colombia to Panama with us?
Only the best
We work with a few, selected and properly tested operators who keep delivering an excellent experience every time. All our boats sail Colombia to Panama with outmost focus on customer experience.
Sail Colombia to Panama on time. Our boats take punctuality seriously. No cancellation due to lack og passengers or other excuses. You can depend and count on our trusted operators.
Our selected operators value safety. They keep all security equipment up to date and you can count on a responsible, well trained and experienced captain and crew.
Articles & Info
All you need to know
Read more about how to sail Colombia to Panama. Here you can learn about weather, GPS positions, how to get to the port and more.
Important to know
Here is a collection of articles with info you should be familiar with before you decide to sail Colombia to Panama or the other way.