Cabañas y Restaurante Miss Elma, Providencia and Santa Catalina, Colombia

Cabañas y Restaurante Miss Elma was founded in 1962 by Elma Huffington and her husband Ruben Huffington. This was the first restaurant of the island. This establishment specializes in typical and traditional food of the island. Over the years it has added comfortable boutique style accommodations.   

Located on the beach in Freshwater Bay also known as Bahia Aguadulce (Hotel Sector of the island), it offers a spectacular view of the sea, allowing you to enjoy unforgettable sunsets accompanied by good service offered through the establishment's Islander staff who share cultural stories and experiences. 

Since the property is located in the hotel sector, you will easily find motorcycle rentals, golf carts, supermarkets, banks, a variety of restaurants and diving shops. 

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Latitude: 13.345547 Longitude: -81.393365 Elevation: 21 ft
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Specialities and Highlights

The property includes:

  • 6 boutique style rooms with private bathroom, air conditioning, and TV.
  • Located on the beach.
  • Personalized attention.
  • Bar service with spectacular cocktails that invite you to enjoy sunsets and full moons.
  • Restaurant with capacity for 100 people, offering typical and international dishes.
  • Meetings and events space.
  • Romantic dinners on the beach with serenading.
  • Wi-Fi.

Hours Open

7:00 am to 10:30 pm.

Seasons Open

Open all year round.

Actions taken to promote environmental or social sustainability

  • Educating visiting tourists about policies and environmental practices.
  • Energy savings: use of saving bulbs, electrical power only when in use.
  • Saving of water: use of rain water, control the use of water, reuse of grey water for washing floors and irrigation.
  • Separation of waste: organic and non-organic.
  • Purchases of toiletries in large quantities to reduce waste production through packaging.
  • Recycling of paper on the administrative side.
  • Composting food waste. 
  • Educating visiting tourists on the non-consumption of endangered and threatened species.
  • Recycling of waste such as bottles, cans, and cardboard.

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