Portofino Hotel

Prolongacion , Playa el Agua, Margarita Island, Coastal Islands, Venezuela | 3 star resort
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Travel Blogs from Playa el Agua

Age is just a number..............................

A travel blog entry by kayyendole

15

... 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 ...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

2

... 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 ...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

11

... for quality beer in quality bottles i.e. there is a
deposit of 2 per bottle to pay but you get it back when you return them. I know,
it’d the difference between 50 cents and 25 cents a bottle but it all adds up
in the long run and I hope to be in for the long run if I’m economical!!

Went up to Fortin la Galera for the sunset and good views
across this bay and the next with all the other tourists in ...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

3

... being enough punters, that I would be
sad, so, as the beach here is probably as nice (though maybe more windy) as the
ones there, decided not to bother.

Checked out the not so supermarket that opens on a Monday –
didn’t even sell coffee!!!! But the beer was 3 for a dollar, so who cares about
the coffee!

The water was lovely and not too lumpy, despite the wind,
for swimming. Strolling from the hotel along the beach was more challenging as
...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

... Trip Advisor – maybe they were before wifey died and things have been let go since, but the room was dirty, way overpriced, the fan like it's owner was barely operational and the fridge took off & climbed to 30,000 feet for about 5 mins every quarter hour!! Add to this curtains that don’t meet, the musty pillows and the owner stumbling in even drunker and hawking away, meant I did not sleep well and couldn’t wait to leave ...

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Portofino Hotel Playa el Agua

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good