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Playa Parguito

Playa Parguito

Playa Parguito

Playa Parguito — this popular beach is located on the northeastern part of the island. Like Playa El Yaque, aside from swimming, visitors here also engage in water sporting activities – from windsurfing to bodyboarding. In fact, a major bodyboarding competition, ISA World Bodyboard Championship, has been held here every October since 2012. According to numerous water sporting enthusiasts, receives direct swells from the Atlantic Ocean, with waves that can reach 6 feet, averaging in the of 3-4 feet range throughout the year.

Playa El Yaque

Playa El Yaque

Playa El Yaque

Playa El Yaque – this beach is located on the south side of the island. It is not as busy as Playa El Agua (for example) and the waters are calm (suitable for families with children). This beach also has hotels, restaurants and other amenities close by Because of the prevailing winds in this part of the island, windsurfing and kite boarding are among the activities that visitors engage in here.

Parque de Attracciones Diverland

Parque de Attracciones Diverland

Parque de Attracciones Diverland

Parque de Attracciones Diverland (near Porlamar) – for families vacationing in Margarita, this amusement park is a “must see” destination. A few minutes from Porlamar, occupying a few acres of land, the park’s large size makes it easy to notice from the road. Among its attractions are the “killer loop” roller coaster ride, bumper cars, bumper boats, wall climbing, trampolines, go karts, a haunted house, and other rides. Admission: Bs. 130 (adults over 35 years old), Bs. 250 (children ages 2-17 & adults ages 18-34), free admission to seniors over 65 years old. Hours: 10 am – 11 pm. See its website for more details: www.parquediverland.com.ve

Playa Zaragoza

Playa Zaragoza

Playa Zaragoza

Playa Zaragoza (Valle de Pedrogonzalez) – this beach is located in the north east section of the island, in between Juan Griego and Playa El Agua. Because this is a more remote location, there are few tourists here, and far more locals. Those planning to come here should get a taxi, since there are virtually no public transportation options here. The limited food options mean that those spending the day here should plan ahead and bring food & drink with them. Along with water sports and other beach activities, this is a great beach to watch the sunset.

Playa Guacuco

Playa Guacuco

Playa Guacuco

Playa Guacuco – this is considered one of the better beaches at Margarita Island (not far from Pampatar and Porlamar). It isn’t as big a beach as El Agua or Parguito, but is less crowded, and has lots of tree cover. Even though the waves here are not as strong as elsewhere, some surfers and water sport enthusiasts still come here, too.