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  • Margarita Island, Museos on Margarita Island
    Asunción at 10 km from Porlamar It dominates strategically the Valley of Santa Lucia Its construction was initiated in 1667 and it was finished in 1683 It was declared National Munument in October 1965 Fortín de la Galera Is located in the bay with the same name in Juan Griego It was built in 1811 by the provisional Government of Margarita and given the name Libertad Freedom Fortín España Is located on a hill outside of Santa Ana and protected the road form Juan Griego to La Asunción Castle San Carlos de Borromeo Was protecting the bay of Pampatar It was built between 1664 and 1684 It was the most important one on Margarita Island Fortín Santiago de la Caranta On the other side of the bay of Pampatar are the ruins of Fortín Santiago de la Caranta It was built between 1586 and 1595 It was destroyed in an attack of Dutch Pirates in 1926 Send this page a friend Put this site in your favorites Margaria Island Photo Galery from Venezuela Porlamar Pampatar La Asunción Virgen del Valle Juangriego El Yaque Coche Cubagua La Restinga Macanao Beaches Castles Churches Museos Natural Monuments Scuba Diving Kite Surfing Windsurf Golf

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  • Margarita Island, Natural Monuments on Margarita Island
    Margarita Island part of Garcia county This area is habitat of a large variety of seabirds as sea gulls ducks and herons The flora is varied red and white mangroves and others This area stretches over a surface of 3680 ha El Cerro Copey Is part of the counties Arismendi Dias Garcia and Gomes and stretches for more than 7000 ha It is the largest mountain range on Margarita Island There are several small rivers that run through several villages of the region The flora and fauna is pretty varied and it is the favourite of the adventure tourists Nacional Park Laguna de La Restinga Located specifically on Peninsula Macanao Stretches for approximatel 18 850 ha The water is very salty because of its 150 m wide connection with the sea that is about 6 m deep Las Tetas de María Guevara This beautiful landscape stretches for 1670 ha and incluyes two important lagoons Laguna de Boca de Palo Located at a few meters form the village Chacachacare It repeats the presence of mangroves and is constantly used by fishermen due to its plentiful marine species Laguna de Punta de Piedras Connects to the sea and is surrounded by beautiful mangroves Laguna de Raya 1 300 m long connects to the sea and is very visited by fishermen Cerro Guayamurí Is 470 m high and is home to a variety of flora and fauna Cerro Matasiete Is more than 600 high Home to woodpeckers turpials colibrí and other birds besides reptiles and amphibious If you are on Margarita Island don t doubt to visit some of the mentioned places You will find natural green and fresh air It is impressing to watch the encore of fresh water with seawater All the above mentioned places offer you the opportunity to enjoy

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  • Margarita Island, Sports on Margarita
    extraordinarily beautiful with the typical marine life of a reef Los Frailes and el Farallón in front of Pampatar bay are the locations to practice this sport Golf The afficionates to this sport will find in the installations of Isla Bonita Golf Club a 18 hole course in a spectacular setting The course is open every day Offers equipment rental and sale Bungee Is more an exiting fun than a sport The bungee tower is installed at Playa El Agua in high season Horses Nothing better than Peninsula Macanao to experience an exiting adventure on horse back Horse back riding is also available in Playa Parguito and La Asunción Icaros This is not a permanent activity You can take off at Cerro El Copey at a 810 m above sea level The flight conditions are excellent due to the side winds Jet Ski The beaches that are offering the best conditons to practice this sport are Punta Arenea La Galera Concorde and Pampatar where national and international competitions are organized Sky Diving It is very common to sees sky divers jump out of ultralight planes at Playa El Agua This sport is reserved to pros because it requires extensive instructions Parasailing Parasail is a parachute towed by a motor boat that will take you along La Caracola Beach Enjoy the impressing view Ultra light planes A ride in a Ultra Light plane is without doubt the most exiting activity you can enjoy during your visit to Margarita Island Surfing Playa Parguito is de ideal place to practice this sport Due to the rocky reed that penetrates into the sea the currents form strong waves National and international competitions are organized here permanently Sailing Several companies offer private and exclusive service Margarita is included in the route of the South Caribbean

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  • Margarita Island, Scuba Diving
    it is a lifetime experience it is like returning to our essence it is returning into the warm and loving womb of our mother Under the water it does not matter how deep our very best feelings as human beings grow We learn to relax to be in peace with ourselves and with nature we learn to share the life that surrounds us and even the air we breathe Egoism disloyal competence are attitudes that have no room under the water we grow more conscious about our responsibility towards our next and future generations to give them the opportunity to enjoy what we have now When you have been scuba diving for a long time and your encounters with nature have been diverse varied incredible marvellous Why there is no monotony Very simple you will discover that besides scuba diving there is its surroundings sharing with people you have never seen before of different race language and political and religious believes It is only your dive buddy But if you are lucky to share this experience with your dearest people then it is really great the maximum parents and children friends lovers For this reason we how enjoy scuba diving professionally have a moral and ethical obligation with the personas who put their lives in our hands We are not to be only diving instructors we have the opportunity to be Masters guiding those persons under not only under the water but with a different attitude towards live Success can no only be measured by economical standards I think we have to measure our realization by the trail we leave on earth and by the bubbles that integrate with the sea Courses and Diving Tours click here Send this page a friend Put this site in your favorites Margaria Island

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  • Margarita Island, Kitesurfing
    for the first 300 m sandy ground and very warm water without currents make this beach marvellous to learn or to practice this sport so popular in Europe and the United states As you know Playa El Yaque already is already prestigious and famous internationally for windsurfing These are the reasons we are very visited by windsurfers and to avoid accidents and collisions the beach has been segmented for both sports Beginners may use the beach before 9 30 am or after 5 30 pm Experienced kite surfers may use both ends of the beach where is little chance to run into windsurfers The wind conditions are incomparable Constant and strong winds from December to July This advantage has earned the third place in international ranking Between August and November we have less but constant winds ideal for beginners and for larger kites That way you never have to quit practicing your favourite sport Visit us and try Send this page a friend Put this site in your favorites Margaria Island Photo Galery from Venezuela Porlamar Pampatar La Asunción Virgen del Valle Juangriego El Yaque Coche Cubagua La Restinga Macanao Beaches Castles Churches Museos Natural Monuments Scuba Diving Kite Surfing

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  • Margarita Island, Windsurf
    pm Therefore the mornings are ideal for beginners while the afternoon are ideal for advanced windsurfers Between October and January and in June and July the most used sails are between 5 and 7 meters while in February March April and May 3 5 to 5 5 m sails are normally used May is the month with the strongest winds Watertemperatures are approximately 26 ºC air approximately 30ºC These conditions allow for surfing in short and lycra It is important to prevent sunburns by the intese sun rays We recommend to use sunscreens with SPF at least between 20 and 30 Remember we are only 10 degrees north of the Equator Service and Instruction Every morning at 1o am Vela offers a free course to its clients where some important details as waterstart beachstart and jibe are explained extensively The windsurf station gives much importance to the the service given to the client The effort and dedication of the staff is clearly to be noticed and they try to give always the very best of themselfes So if you are very tired when returning to land any of the guys will give you a hand to carry and store your equipment Todas las mañanas a los 10 AM Vela le ofrece a sus clientes un curso gratuito que explica detalladamente algunos puntos importantes tales como el waterstart beachstart y el jibe En la estación de windsurf se le da mucha importancia al servicio que se le presta al cliente Es muy notable el esfuerzo la dedicación y el empeño por parte de los empleados que en todo momento tratan de dar lo mejor de sí Tanto así que si usted sale muy cansado del agua cualquiera de los muchachos le ayudara a llevar y guardar su equipo Robby es el

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  • Margarita Island, Golf
    entire course Guests of others hotels are welcome Other services Electric carts Hand carts Rental Clubs Callaway Practice Balls Individual clubs Caddies Golf lessons available Tee off from 7 30 am to 4 30 pm RESERVATIONS OF TEE OFF TIMES ARE NOT REQUIRED Send this page a friend Put this site in your favorites Margaria Island Photo Galery from Venezuela Porlamar Pampatar La Asunción Virgen del Valle Juangriego El Yaque

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  • Margarita Island, Parque El Agua
    slide in Venezuela will give you a jolt of adrenaline In Pemon language it is known as Angel Falls If you are one of the bravest you will experience a free fall into a canal slowed down by water Max speed 140 km h Tupaika Meru Enclosed slide to be used with a float 15 m high You can use floats for 1 or 2 person It is fun In Pemon language Caroni Falls at Kiaboru river with a pond and a nice beach Max speed 70 km h Kukenan Meru Open Slide to be used with a float 15 m high You can use floats for 1 or 2 persons A lot of fun In Pemon Language it is the river that initiates in Kukena next to Roraima On of the main affluences of Caroni River Max Speed 70 km h Chinik Meru Open slide to be used with rubber mattresses 12 m high Be prepared for the quick falls and turns In Pemon Language White decoration of birds Max Speed 70 h Pachichi Meru Enclosed slide 12 m high to be used with rubber mattresses Be prepared for the quick falls and turns In Pemon Language Falls at Caroní a bit down river of Urinán Max Speed 70 km h Tuna Yepi Giant Jacuzzi for 50 persons Relax Ideal for those looking to relax with the massage of the jets and bubbling water In Pemon Language On the shore of the river Fit for the entire family Tunaima Slow river more than 500 m long Imagine a river that takes you pleasantly for a ride through the park passing waterfalls The most relaxing experience In Pemon Language The big water Fit for the entire family Mure Tapui Children s area resembling a tree house with interactive attractions for

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