Travel Blogs from Margarita Island
... It seemed rude not to as Margarita is so named for its pearls and has been described as the jewel of the Caribbean. Mind you I think all the islands are claiming that title.
Erica our guide was very informative about the history of the island and pointed out the profile of the mountain which she said looked like the Indian Chief who once ruled the island. She also pointed out two smaller islands which resembled a ...
... walk 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 – 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... driver rang him and he returned to check me in – if the taxi driver had not left before it became apparent quite how drunk he was, I might have left with him and got alternative lodgings.
Said owner then proceeded to slur his way slowly and inefficiently through as much of the spiel as he could muster. He did invite me to join him back at the bar and I declined.
Posada Margarita has got rave reviews on various ...
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
ProlongaciÃ³n Playa El Agua, calle GomÃ©z, Margarita Island | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Calle el Fuerte, Juan Griego | 3 star hotelfrom $27
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