Los Roques Venezuela – a Beautiful Archipelago to Explore

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Exploring beautiful beach sites and beautiful archipelago is certainly a good way of experiencing something large in life and to witness the presence of Mother Nature in various forms. Among some of the must see destinations that have a charisma of their own, you will find one name hitting on the top of the list. It is Los Roques in Venezuela – a beautiful archipelago around 160 km north of the capital city of Caracas in the Caribbean Sea. The protected area includes more than 300 islands and cays surrounding a 400 sq km lagoon. Not to mention the archipelago’s coral reef – that is popular with snorkelers and scuba divers. The beautiful park is also renowned for its isolated, white-sand beaches, windsurfing, sailing and fishing. Travel enthusiasts who have their own yacht and anchor in the inner prefer to spend more time here. You will also see a variety of seabirds and rich aquatic life. Declared as National Park in the year of 1972, the beautiful park is sure to keep you enticed and spell bound for the time to come.los-rosques1

Serene and Calm with Lots of Accommodation Options

The beautiful destination is calm, quiet and deserted that makes it a great place to enjoy holidays with family. Gran Roque is the main island here – where you will see collection of villa-style hotels that are small but comfortable. Los Roques is full of natural pools and beautiful fish to keep you stay enticed and busy in exploring something new and latest. Some of the wonderful and home like accommodation options that you will enjoy during your holidays here include Pez Raton Lodge – a property that is mainly taken into utilization to host fishing guests. Not to mention another option that is Posada Mediterraneo – a very small five-room inn that is ideal to accommodate non-fishing guests and dozens more like El Canto de la Ballena and Posada La Gaviota.LosRoquesPobladoGranRoque

Things to Do during Your Holidays at Los Roques VenezuelaEl_Gran_Roque_espera

There are plenty of amazing activities that will keep you enticed and spell bound; while they will persuade you to spend more days here. Some of the wonderful and adventurous activities that you will enjoy here include fishing, birding, snorkeling, diving, paddling, kite surfing, wind surfing and various others. You will see a variety of fish here like tarpon, jack, barracuda, Bonefish and Spanish mackerel. Here, you will also know more about turtles at the sea turtle research center located on Dos Mosquises.

Best Time to See Los Roques VenezuelaKitesurfing in Los Roques, Venezuela

Mainly climate conditions in favor of tourists as climate is warm and dry with average temperature of 27 degree Celsius in July and August. Temperature level increases a bit in the months between September and January. It is ideal destination for those who are in cold regions and want to spend time in luxury by exploring warm and dry destinations.los-rosques3

How to Reach Here

Reaching here is easy by plane as it takes approx 40 minutes from Caracas in fairly small planes that land at the air strip on Gran Roque.los-rosques4

You can also reach by boat as private yachts stop off at the islands, but there is no commercial ferry service available.

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