Tips & Tricks
Playa Guacuco – this is considered one of the better beaches at Margarita Island (not far from Pampatar and Porlamar). It isn’t as big a beach as El Agua or Parguito, but is less crowded, and has lots of tree cover. Even though the waves here are not as strong as elsewhere, some surfers and […]
Playa Caribe (Juan Griego) – this beach is close to the town of Juan Griego (Spanish for “John the Greek”). There are several restaurants and bars near this beach. Deck chairs are available for rental, and water sports enthusiasts can rent out jet skis. This is a popular location to watch sunsets.
Parque de Attracciones Diverland (near Porlamar) – for families vacationing in Margarita, this amusement park is a “must see” destination. A few minutes from Porlamar, occupying a few acres of land, the park’s large size makes it easy to notice from the road. Among its attractions are the “killer loop” roller coaster ride, bumper cars, […]
Parque El Agua Isla de Margarita (Av. 31 de Julio, El Cordón) – located in the northeast part of Margarita Island, this is a water park, for those families who want to do more than just swim or take in a suntan at nearby Playa El Agua beach. This 45,000 m2 facility has a variety […]
Playa Zaragoza (Valle de Pedrogonzalez) – this beach is located in the north east section of the island, in between Juan Griego and Playa El Agua. Because this is a more remote location, there are few tourists here, and far more locals. Those planning to come here should get a taxi, since there are virtually […]
Isla Margarita Golf Club (Hotel Hesperia Isla Margarita, Playas de Puerto Cruz y Puerto Viejo) — designed by Spanish architects Lopez Oliveira & Jose Canales this is an 18-hole (par 70) public golf course that operates on a first come-first served basis (perfect for visitors). Because the land here is flat and open, golfers simply […]