Tips & Tricks
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.
Playa Parguito — this popular beach is located on the northeastern part of the island. Like Playa El Yaque, aside from swimming, visitors here also engage in water sporting activities – from windsurfing to bodyboarding. In fact, a major bodyboarding competition, ISA World Bodyboard Championship, has been held here every October since 2012. According to […]
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 […]
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, […]
Kite Surfing – visitors interesting in kite surfing during their days at Margarita Island may want to visit Playa El Yaque – considered by locals and visitors are being an ideal spot for this sport. Various local kite surfing schools are at this beach to provide both lessons, as well as gear for rent (if […]
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 […]