Venezuela is a place with beautiful landscapes and amazing sights, from beaches to mountain peaks. Huge waterfalls fall from the mountains, coastal towns and offshore islands offer pleasant getaways and soft sandy beaches. The Andes Mountains provide a beautiful backdrop for colorful, bustling cities, and the Orinoco Delta is home to wildlife. All regions of this country are rich in exploration. Caracas, the country’s capital and largest city, offers an adventure of its own with many cultural sites and surrounding attractions.
Today we will continue our tour of Venezuelan beaches. If you have not read the first part of our article, do so here.
Beaches of Margarita
One of the most important islands in Venezuela is Margarita, an idyllic destination that will offer you unforgettable views. This destination includes two peninsulas connected by sand and mangroves of the Laguna de la Restinga National Park. Now, how many beaches does Margarita Island have? 32 suitable beaches and four beaches considered unsuitable for the public!
You will certainly find your next favorite beach in the world here!
One of the beaches in Margarita that you must visit is El Agua Beach, the most visited of all. It consists of four kilometers of coastline and offers a panoramic view of the sea to the north. Bungee jumping and ultralight flights are some of the activities you can enjoy here.
As far as water sports are concerned, El Yaque beach, in Margarita, is the best for this type of beach tourism in Venezuela. It ranks fifth in the world for windsurfing and kitesurfing, so it is very popular with sportsmen, but there is no shortage of tourists either, as the view is magnificent in this place surrounded by palm trees.
Of course, we cannot fail to mention Parguito beach, a famous beach in Venezuela. It owes its name to the snapper, a typical fish of the region, which is characterized by its intense pink color. There are also several restaurants where you can taste the delicious dishes of the Margarita, such as the fish empanadas (groupers, snappers, corocoro or sardines). This gastronomy is part of the typical food of Venezuela.
Playa Grande or Choroní Beach
Choroní is a Venezuelan parish in the state of Aragua, where you can take a tour through the colonial past of this country. It is a small town where you will have a great time and that, without a doubt, is one of the places to see in Venezuela. Every June 24, the city prepares for the San Juan Bautista festival, which brings together nationals and foreigners, where typical dances are commonly performed.
In Choroní, there are beautiful Venezuelan beaches, but the most visited is Playa Grande. The coconut trees and strong waves prepare the place for surfing. Surfers usually camp on the beach to experience this activity more intensely.
Another of Choroní’s beaches in Venezuela is Chuao, located about 20 minutes by boat from Puerto Colombia. It is one of the beaches in Venezuela that opens up to a huge and beautiful bay. Its sand is quite dark in color, because a river flows on its eastern side. On this beach, there are hundreds of restaurants and Creole food places.
It should be noted that Chuao is also a small town, known for its dancing devils, from the beach you can walk to the town. On your way, you will pass by the cocoa plantations, which are considered one of the best in the world.
Morrocoy National Park
Falcón is one of the coastal states of Venezuela where the Morrocoy National Park is located. This park covers aquatic and terrestrial areas, as well as a mangrove area and a large number of islets and keys. There are dozens of tourist activities that you can do here.
Cayo Sombrero, Playuela, Playuelita, Cayo Alemán, Mayorquina, Cayo de Pescadores, Playa Mero, Punta Brava, Boca Paiclás, Boca Seca, Los Juanes, Bajo Caimán, Tucupido and Cayo Sal are the beaches that constitute Morrocoy. You can visit them all! I assure you that it will be an incredible experience! Of course, don’t forget to apply sunscreen to prevent your skin from being damaged by sun exposure.
Los Juanes is one of the beaches in Falcón, Venezuela that stands out from the rest of the Venezuelan beaches for one reason: it has no sand. It is atypical and to get there and stay there, you have to do it by boat. It is known as the natural pool of the Morrocoy National Park. The marine fauna is very varied, ideal for snorkeling.
Tucacas, one of the cities with a beach in Venezuela, is also located in the state of Falcon. In this sense, the beaches of Tucacas in Venezuela are very popular and are the favorites of Venezuelans. It is not part of the Morrocoy National Park, but its proximity means that it receives thousands of visitors, who take the opportunity to visit both places.
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