Flamingo Beach Hotel
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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!
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... It's possible to live very comfortably here on the island on $300.00 US per month.
The climate is incomparable with an average temperature of 26 Celcius and the sun shines 340 days of the year. I'm where I'm supposed to be.....this much I know!
The pictures are of the sunrise from the penthouse condo where I'm staying temporarily. Does it get more ...
... called 'Peneros' to the sanctuary a marine ecosystem, which is very unusual. It was a perfect day, warm but not blazing sunshine, a comfortable heat. The little boat was surprisingly nifty going across the lagoon and slowed to a gentle pace to go down the canals, all the canals had names such as ………. Our boatman spoke no English but knew exactly where to find little treasures to share with us such as starfish ...
... on the beach until pursued by some salesboy from a nearby establishment – don’t they realise this sort of behaviour is only going to persuade me never to go!
Had a swim & found a convenient palm tree to dry off under – I imagine these get snapped up pretty soon and then you have to fork out for parasols or biminis, a strange concept I’ve not seen anywhere else – ...
... you don’t need to go to Porlamar – take the public bus that leaves on the hour (or slightly earlier!!), every hour during the day, to the main highway (7 bsf) where you can get a collective minibus direct to Juangriego terminal (10bsf). From there a collective taxi from stand 14, labelled La Galera will, for 6 bsf, get you to Hotel Patrick, though it is actually not far and if you knew where you were, ...
The water was lovely and not too lumpy, despite the wind, for swimming. Strolling from the hotel along the beach was more challenging as the immediate beach bordering the lagoon was dirty & glass strewn. Then there were several more baylets to cross, each with its own challenges, be they being built up to the waters edge, guarded by vicious dogs, with mucky creeks to cross or ...