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Visiting Isla de Margarita

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Stories and Tips Isla de Margarita

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Getting Around Margarita Isle

Written by Jodeci527 on 28 May, 2013

Margarita island is pretty large for an offshore island, and due to the distances between towns, it may prove to be more difficult to get around than one may expect. The paved main roads are in excellent condition, but some of the side roads offer…Read More

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Tips For Visiting Margarita Island

Written by Jodeci527 on 04 Mar, 2013

If you're interested in staying at a low budget accommodation 'Posada', I advise you to book in advance. The cheaper rooms tend to sell out beforehand, probably due to the small number of budget rooms on the island. Margarita Island is a popular tourist destination,…Read More

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A Charming Seaside Town

Written by Jodeci527 on 23 Feb, 2013

Juan Griego is a small harbour side city on the Northern side of Margarita Island. During my short stay there, it was very easy to fall in love with the old world charm which encompasses the entire neighbourhood. It's one of those places on this…Read More

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Isla Margarita -- Points of Interest

Written by Babi on 01 Mar, 2004

As I had only one day before leaving for Los Roques, we (my boyfriend and I ) met a friendly taxi driver Elisabeth (Elizabeth Rodriguez 0416 695.98.89) who drove us through the entire land of Isla. We started from LAGUNA OF LA RESTINGA, a natural…Read More

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Thoughts on Returning to the Pearl

Written by getawayguy on 10 Jul, 2005

With so many wonderful places to see in this world, why would someone want to return to a place they had already been? Isla de Margarita is one of those places that draw you back again and again. Our first visit to the island was…Read More

A beautiful country full of delightful people

Written by ejd on 30 Apr, 2003

We've recently returned from a wonderful trip to Margarita. In our short experience, We found Venezuela to be a beautiful country full of delightful people. We were totally charmed and are already looking forward to going back. I thought we'd share some of our experiences and…Read More


Written by leelasita on 27 Jul, 2003

Hola, amigos/amigas! La Caranta is a small fishing village where friendly locals work hard to earn a living. Hippocampus Beach Resort is beautifully laid out on a spacious hill overlooking the sea. It is equipped with all the usual amenities, including a pool and a…Read More

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Archipelago de los Roques - Islands

Written by Babi on 02 Mar, 2004

FRANCISKY’s has a swimming pool by the sea and is a paradise for anyone who likes snorkeling. CARENERO has an EZECHIELE waiting for you at EL RANCHO DEL AMOR. CAIO DE AGUA is the best beach between the ones I visited. It’s a white sandy beach…Read More

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Written by Babi on 02 Mar, 2004

This was my first trip to the Archipelago of Los Roques, and I'm sure it will not be the last. It is an impressive show, where its particular beauty, the harmony of its colours, the fragility of its nature, and the dance of the birds create…Read More

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Certification After All These Years.

Written by getawayguy on 09 Jul, 2005

The first time I ever scuba dived was on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Wow! What a fantastic experience. I was hooked for life. I wanted more, and I was lucky enough to take advantage of other opportunities to explore the undersea world. The…Read More

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