Los Roques is a wonderful paradise of blue-green waters, white sand and single crystal in the world. An archipelago of 350 islands, islets, rocks, atolls and sandbanks at low tide exposes coral formations, the prelude to observe part of the amazing underwater life that exists there.
Almost completely unknown until a few years ago, Los Roques is now open to the world of tourism as a newer destinationmore interesting and viable alternative for those who always seek thrills and beautiful natural scenery.
To get to Los Roques should take a flight in the Simon Bolivar Airport (Caracas Maiquetia north)which is more than 12-hour flight from most major European airports. From Caracasapodemos move to the next terminal for domestic flights and take the link to Los Roques and in less than half an hour to enter the paradise that stunning archipelago.
You can find links to Los Roques Venezuela by other airports, for example,Margarita. Due to the lack of street lighting flights to Los Roques can be performed only during the day.
The archipelago of Los Roques, originated from a geological upheaval, is one of 24 national parks of Venezuela, and is protected territory by Venezuelan authorities. Virtually uninhabited, except the island of Gran Roque, where there is a fishing community of about 1200 souls.
There are no large hotels,but has smaller facilities (some nice, cozy and comfort) called "Posadas". They have few rooms (most not exceed 10-12 rooms) and are the old fishermen's houses restored and adapted to accommodate tourists,These inns are located in Gran Roque.
For sea lovers to visit other option is to do in Los Roques a sailboat because the system is faster and more just to get into the spirit of the archipelago.
From the boat you can do all that is possible in this beautiful island and enjoy the tranquility of nature that surrounds this paradise everywhere.
Water sports attract many tourists,some parts of the archipelago have become favorite places for tourists for diving, snorkeling or fishing.
This is a setting of incomparable beauty, sandy beaches surrounded by a bright sunshine reflecting the transparency of clear water, while he lives under the mysterious underwater world. Simple snorkel here reaches levels of incomparable beauty,is an unforgettable pleasure go with its warm waters and as we dive observe the variety of colors, fish, coral reefs and all life on this extraordinary place.
There are many activities available to tourists in order to occupy their time: Wind-surfing, sailing, cruising between the islands and last but not least, sports for the more adventurous: diving,as Los Roques is one of the best places in the world for diving. "A couple of dives per day, but although fish are very beautiful to look do not forget that we should not alter their habitat or taking marine species as pets, it is detrimental to the perfect ecological balance of marine life. Remember Middle Boca, Boca Cote of Guasa StoneCayo Sal and Nordesky waiting for you.
LOS ROQUES Package A LA CARTE OF 4 days and 3 nights
Day 1: Caracas - Los Roques
- Transfer to the airport. flight of about 35 minutes.
- Arrival at Los Roques.
- Accommodation at the inn you selected.
- Free time to admire the beauty and charm of one of the most beautiful marine parks in the world.
Day 2 and 3: THE Roques
Full board with drinks daily and transfer to nearby islands (Krasky and Francisky) free days devoted to relaxation and bathroom meals.
Day 4: Los Roques - Caracas
Breakfast at the inn. Time available,possibly for one last dip in the sea and sunbathing. Return flight to Caracas and from there to its final destination.
Las Posadas are in Gran Roque, the largest island of the archipelago and the only inhabited by a small community of fishermen. They are mostly cases, old fishermen's houses restored with only 3-4 rooms with the exception of some that are 6-8, with little capacity.
Posada Superior,have 14 to 15 rooms. All have private bathrooms and are decorated very simply. The structure is complete with a kitchen and a living room. There are inns that offer more services and some have air conditioning and hot water. Almost all accommodation options offer full board. Few restaurant on the island and the food out of the inns is expensive and scarce. In any case,should be noted that the costs are relatively high due to high operating costs, and that the place and housing is given to those who have a spirit of adaptability both for those living in restricted environments and the family, close contact with the owners and / or directors and other guests and the lack of comfort offered by hotels usually.
Normally, the inns are not official classificationbut based on the quality of the structure and services, which can be classified as follows:
Economic / Standard / Superior.
They are usually small structures with small rooms are the cheapest and they are given to children or who prioritize saving convenienceand quality of services.
Are also identified in young and have a good adaptability. They are usually small houses, low capacity and have small rooms and essential services.
They can be classified, in turn, in the Superior and Superior in junior level. The supreme accommodations consist of small and medium-sized structures with broader, discreet service,Good food and good reception. The Superior Junior are usually the most elegant and slightly larger, good service, good hygiene, good food, friendly atmosphere, good customer service.