Tips & Tricks
Playa El Agua – this is a popular beach at the northeast part of Margarita Island. It’s long, has lots of sand, with restaurants and other amenities (beach chairs, umbrellas, etc.), as well as areas to play seaside sports like volleyball. Swimmers should keep in mind that since this beach faces the Atlantic Ocean, the […]
Playa El Yaque – this beach is located on the south side of the island. It is not as busy as Playa El Agua (for example) and the waters are calm (suitable for families with children). This beach also has hotels, restaurants and other amenities close by Because of the prevailing winds in this part […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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, […]