Travel Blogs from Margarita Island
... told the story of how the Chief fell in love with an Indian girl and named the mountains after her bosom. Titty mountains!!!
We then went to an aquarium where we saw seahorses and trumpet fish and the dangerous lion fish that is apparently a dangerous poisonous fish, an interloper to these waters. There was also a ‘Nurse Shark’ and some turtles but I felt the pools they were kept in were really too small for ...
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 ...
... 8211; the place
was heaving! Unfortunately this attracts the touts and their sickening patter
and tone really winds me up – they won’ take “no” for an answer and it just
ruins the atmosphere and my enjoyment.
Splashed out $4 on a good healthy fish dinner, seeing all
the fishing boats in the bay and the adjacent fish market reassures you it’s
likely to be good and fresh.
... a dry
day yesterday!) – light beer seems very popular – those with the proper
proportion of alcohol are “premium”! The Polar is supposedly pilsner style and
has zero flavour, the Solera a bit more but still not wonderful – read
somewhere Polar do a dark one so I am sure it will be my mission to try and find
I have a penchant for wood-fired pizza so was looking
forward to dinner, especially as I had skipped lunch after the ...
... likely lad, as seemed to be the case this time – he certainly tried in on in regards of the price, which I agreed before getting in, not knowing the airport was less than 2 miles away. Then he tried to suggest he could meet me in South America as a woman would enjoy her travels much more with a man for company!!
Conviasa came up trumps and got me safely (despite the hideous cheese roll "snack" on the plane) and even early!
Other places to stay in Margarita Island
Avenida 31 de Julio, Playa el Agua | 3 star hotelfrom $122
Playas Puerto Viejo y Puerto Cruz, Margarita Island | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- E for Effort
- Vacation - January 5th - 12th
- Thumbs Up Hesperia
Sector Apostadero , Pampatar | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Via Altagracia, Margarita Island | 3 star hotelfrom $59
- A+ Staff, Wonderful vacation
- Not all it was cracked up to be,
- Clean and friendly
Avenida Santiago Marino , Porlamar | 4 star hotelfrom $156
Urb. Costa Azul-Calle Abancay, Porlamar | Hotelfrom $108
Calle Los Uveros, Porlamar | 2 star hotelfrom $56
Playa el Agua | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Playa La Punta Isla De Coche, Margarita Island | Hotelfrom $112
Calle Campos between Marcano and Cedeno Street, Porlamar | 3 star hotelfrom $83
Los Pinos Street, Porlamar | 4 star hotelfrom $60
Calle Miragua, Playa el Agua | 3 star hotelfrom $59
El Yaque | 3 star hotelfrom $59
El Tirano, Margarita Island | 4 star hotelfrom $84
- A Week Of Hell!!!
- Look elsewhere
- Pueblo Caribe at El Tirano beach - Do not waste your money
Avenida Bolivar , Porlamar | 3 star hotelfrom $69
Playa el Agua | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Av Jovito Villalba con entrada San Lorenzo. Porlamar, Porlamar | Hotelfrom $142
Calle el Fuerte, Juan Griego | 3 star hotelfrom $27
ProlongaciÃ³n Playa El Agua, calle GomÃ©z, Margarita Island | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Playa La Punta 6301 Isla De Coche, Margarita Island | Hotelfrom $96
Calle Carabobo no. 57, La Guardia | Hotelfrom $23
Calle Principal, Las Colinas, El Yaque | 3 star hotelfrom $54