Flamingo Beach Hotel
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The first thing you see in Margarita (apart from perhaps plumped lips at the airport) is the sheer amount of vultures, and if you go to the beach in the morning, you'll see a sea of jellyfish that have been washed up overnight. The irony wasn't lost on us that the two most prominent creatures there are either circling, waiting to feed off you, or …
... He seemed to know also exactly where the birds would be and took us to a white Heron who fishing on one of the little islands and to a blue Heron who patiently posed for us while we took photos. They must be used to tourists and were not perturbed by us clicking away. Ashore we spotted an iguana and lots of little crabs making their way out of the mangrove. There was nice little market nearby where I purchased a lovely pink ...
know if it keeps underemployed sailmakers in business or they just recycle them
from decommissioned boats?!
Pleasant beach but nothing to write a blog about!
While waiting for a taxi back, got a lift from Almando, a
friendly parejo salesman and parttime guide, to Playa la Galera, a lovely
protected crescent of sand really good for swimming as no waves. Nabbed another
palm tree ...
... only a 10-15min walk.
It’s in a good location, 10 seconds to the sea and the
upstairs walkway to the rooms has sea views. The genial host sorted a 400bsf
room for me and while I was waiting, did a reccie around town looking for
useful landmarks to get my bearings i.e. the nearest cheap beer shop – you do
have to shop around otherwise you’re paying 15bsf for ***** lite beer when you
could be ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFlamingo Beach Hotel Pampatar
We went to the Flamingo Beach for two days to celebrate Gav's birthday. Such a shame that the island is dead as the hotel was so quiet. Attentive staff and a virtually private pool though, and we had a laugh with the barmen who were happy to chat about football and make coco locos!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.