Islas los Roques, Venezuela

The Los Roques islands are a federal dependency of Venezuela, consisting of about 350 islands, cays or islets. The archipelago is an atoll located 80 miles (128 km) directly north of the port of La Guaira, and is a 40-minute flight. Being almost an untouched coral reef, it attracts many visitors.

Los Roques is known for its beautiful beaches, calm bays and crystal clear water. It offers a variety of activities including scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kite surfing, fishing, fly fishing and swimming in crystal clear waters.

Things to See and Do

* Los Roques National Park
* Sea Turtle Research Center
* Snorkeling and diving
* Birding
* Marine life

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Bolívar fuerte (VEF)
Language – Spanish
Population – 1,500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus four and a half hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 58

Port Location –The port area is located on Gran Roque island.

Transport Links – There is a small airport located on El Gran Roque island. The airport is controlled from the Maiquetia airport on the mainland.


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