This Island is the largest in Nueva Sparta, Venezuela and is located about 25 (40.23 km) miles off the mainland. The Island consists of two small islands joined together by the mangrove-filled lagoon within La Restinga National Park and has beautiful beaches and many natural sceneries. Here are a few remarkable places and things to do as you visit Margarita Island:
If you are a lover of dolphins, you will enjoy the company of these intelligent animals at Waterland Porlamar. Here, you will get a chance to swim and play with the dolphins and enjoy the spectacular dolphin shows performed together with sea lions. What’s more, you can pose for photos with these fascinating animals and enjoy the fantastic scenery of wildlife in the small zoo next to the pools.
Playa El Agua Beach
This is the most popular and also the busiest beach in Margarita Island. The breathtaking beach is lined with palm trees that give you an instant feel of tranquillity. Here, you will find restaurants and shops stocked with local delicacies and souvenirs. Unwind as you watch Unibet live football and place wagers on your favourite team.
Parque Diverland, Porlamar
This island spot has a giant amusement park and various attractions. The major attraction at this park is the 14 meters tall Ferris Wheel and a giant roller coaster that will give you the spin of your life. If you are travelling with kids, this is certainly the place to visit; the splash slides and splash pools are appropriate for kids. There are enough amusement activities for children of all ages.
Faro Punta Ballenas Pampatar
This tourist attraction is located in an army base and provides an excellent view of the Caribbean Sea. Sip on your favourite whiskey and take a tour up the lighthouse for an incredible view of the Island, its hills, the water, mountains and all-natural scenery. Remember to take pictures of your memorable experience.