Venezuela, land of grace
Venezuela is a country blessed by the Creator, a place that offers its visitors an infinite range of tourist possibilities to admire and enjoy. It is not for nothing that it is known as a Land of Grace, whose mega-diversity, beauty and hospitality of its inhabitants make it a unique destination that is worth knowing.
Margarita, the pearl of the Caribbean
One of the quintessential tourist destinations in Venezuela is Margarita, better known as the Pearl of the Caribbean, which together with Coche and Cubagua make up the state of Nueva Esparta. Its beautiful beaches, dotted with palm trees and a sun that shines throughout the year, is a permanent invitation to tourists looking for fun, parties or simply a place to rest, because this earthly paradise offers that and much more.
Beaches to choose
What is left over in Margarita are beautiful beaches. The most famous: El Agua, El Yaque, Guacuco (named after the number of mollusks and clams of this name that can be found on its shore), Pedro González, Puerto Cruz, Caribe, Manzanillo, among others. Almost all of them have the necessary tourist services for their visitors, such as: bathrooms, lifeguards, rental of awnings and chairs, parking, as well as exquisite food establishments.
Tradition, history, culture and something else
Margarita has charming places to visit, among which are: La Asunción (Nueva Esparta state capital) with its nostalgic cathedral and the mystical Santa Rosa castle, El Copey hill; the sanctuary of the miraculous “Virgen del Valle”, the La Restinga National Park, among others.
If you want to be captivated by the charms of nature, think no more and come and see a dream sunset in Juan Griego, a picture worthy of a National Geographic postcard. To do this, go to the fort and let one of the "ñeros" children, with their very particular intonation, tell you the history of this place which, according to legend, owes its name to a sailor of Greek origin who was abandoned by pirates. in these parts
In the same way, Margarita offers an interesting gastronomic scene in Pampatar and Porlamar, which allows the visitor to taste local and international dishes of high quality. And if you like shopping, this island is the right place, here you will find stores of the most famous brands in various shopping centers such as Sambil, La Vela, Parque Costa Azul, among others.
Canaima, an imposing and majestic destination with ancestral energy
Canaima is the home of the Pemon indigenous people, who have an intimate relationship with the tepuis and believe that they are the home of the Mawari spirits, “magical beings that inhabit the water”. A tepui is a plateau of Precambrian sandstone rocks, vertical walls and practically flat tops. On its summits lives a large biological reserve of very specific endemic species, both plant and animal, ancestral witnesses of our origin.
In the Pemón language, the word Kanaimö is used to refer to the most emblematic area of the Venezuelan Amazon, located south of the Orinoco River, whose furrow divides the country into two large blocks, offering unique environments in the middle of the tropical region. Millions of years of erosion have shaped dazzling landscapes that are home to the oldest mountains on the planet, where adventure activities and getting close to nature arouse the interest of travelers. In this beautiful land, there are wonderful destinations that we invite you to visit, such as the ones that we present below:
In this beautiful land, there are wonderful destinations that we invite you to visit such as the Canaima National Park, located in the Bolívar state, established on June 12, 1962 and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1994; Angel Falls or Kerepakupai Vená”, with its 979 m, is the highest waterfall in the world. You should also know the El Sapo, El Hacha, Aponwao waterfalls, the Canaima lagoon, Jaspe ravine, among other interesting places.
Los Roques, a virgin territory, with white sands and infinite navy blues
The Los Roques archipelago is, without a doubt, a tourist destination with guaranteed satisfaction for anyone looking for a paradise to enjoy the sun, the beach, the birds and the adventure that comes with visiting a virgin space, charged with a special tropical energy, that encourages us to feel the magic of the Caribbean.
This federal dependency is part of the Insular Territory "Francisco de Miranda", groups 50 islands and approximately 292 keys. It is located 176 km north of Caracas, between the Las Aves archipelago (to the west) and the island of La Orchila (to the east), with privileged climatic characteristics that certify it as an oasis of white sands, crystal clear waters, countless natural beauties and a sea where blue grandiloquently projects its infinite shades.
In all destinations there are places that must be visited, Los Roques is no exception, here we recommend some:
The Gran Roque, concentrates most of the population, there the people are friendly and hospitable, and the food is of an unbeatable level. Its streets, of humid and white sand, are the indicated path to take the tour to the docks where the visitor will take the boats to go to the different keys. A place that you must visit is the "Old Dutch Lighthouse", a ruin that is accessed by a path that leads to the highest point of the archipelago, where you will find the beautiful panoramic view of the town, the majesty of the sea and everything that is can see from that point is wonderful.
Los Francisquíes are divided into three keys: Francisquí de Arriba, Medio and de Abajo, which are the most visited due to their proximity to Gran Roque (only ten minutes away by boat). On the southern beach of Francisquí Medio, the water is completely calm enough to sunbathe accompanied by a cocktail, under an umbrella, read a book or simply enjoy the stillness, the fresh air and the sea breeze. On the other hand, to the east there is a natural pool that allows you to practice snorkeling; A magical experience is being able to see the reefs and impressive marine life at your fingertips and without glass in between.
Dos Mosquíses, in this key you will find the sea turtle breeding and protection program, highlighting in this aspect the Marine Biology Research Station, which also offers a tour where you can learn about the species protected there and encourages the preservation of the pollution-free ecosystems.
Cayo de Agua, is one of the most famous (it is located 45 minutes by boat from Gran Roque). This surprising natural wonder is made up of a narrow strip of land that joins large banks of white sand, creating a stunning landscape worthy of a selfie or photographic print.
Madrisquí (15 minutes by boat from El Gran Roque), its sparkling sand and peaceful waters make it the ideal place to relax, practice snorkeling or vacation with children. From here you can reach Cayo Pirata, where most of the lobsters consumed in the Los Roques archipelago are caught.
Crasqui, its main attraction is the beach with calm waters suitable for practicing freediving, sailing in sailing boats, catamarans and pedal boats. It has a park ranger post.
Morrocoy National Park
A must visit when you are in the Falcón state is, without a doubt, the Morrocoy National Park. Located in the Caribbean Sea and with most of its waters belonging to Venezuela, it is one of the places in the country preferred by tourists for its incredible crystal clear waters, flora and fauna shows and, above all, for the affection of its people. This magical place has 16 beautiful keys, 266 species of birds and many beauties to discover.
Tucacas, the way to true happiness
In the Morrocoy National Park is the city of Tucacas, capital of the José Laurencio Silva de Falcón municipality. Its most popular white sand keys are: Sombrero, Punta Varadero and Borracho. Among its hotels, prepared to receive visitors with the best smile all year round, are: Playa Roa, Hotel Baywatch, Bahía Cangrejo and Caribbean Suites.
Chichiriviche is sea, sun and history
This Park is also part of another beautiful and important city: Chichiriviche, capital of the Monseñor Iturriza municipality. Among its fine sand keys we find: Sal, Peraza and Muerto, which are the favorites of tourists. In this city there is also the "Cueva del Indio", located on the cliff of Cerro Chichiriviche. This historical place, open to the sky, has hundreds of hieroglyphics that are more than 3,500 years old and a beautiful and abundant vegetation that makes the visit more enjoyable.
Cuare and its majesty
Located south of Chichiriviche, there is an important wildlife refuge: "Caure". With hundreds of birds such as flamingos and red corocoras. An important fact is that many endangered species are under care. The Morrocoy National Park is an icon for Venezuelans, a paradise that falls in love and that remains in your mind as a destination to which you want to return.