National Park

natural parksBeing the biggest National marine park in the Caribbean. The Archipelago of Los Roques. Tourism has replaced fishing lately as the main economic activity. Locals were not involved in tourist activities until 1992. Today more than 40.000 travelers visit Gran Roque every year and accommodate in any of 75 available lodges or small hotels, locally called Posadas.

Today - Gran Roque has more than 800 permanent residents and its tourism services are now finally having an overhaul thanks to the new Government and Jefatura.

turismo 2,0 Located 90 miles north of Caracas the capital of Venezuela, the archipelago of Los Roques is one of the biggest National Parks in the Caribbean, with impressive white sand beaches, warm and crystalline blue waters and of abundant flora and marine fauna.

The archipelago includes 22,120 hectares of sea (bigger than the US Virgin Islands), and counts more than 350 totally virgin islands including small barren sand banks and reefs that converge in an adorned central lagoon with mangles and live corals all over.

In the Gran Roque Island (the village of Los Roques) you find small lodges (Posadas) offering accommodation with all included.

A true relax away from the overcrowded destinations of the todays Caribbean.

You can also charter a sailboat fully with crew, full board and open bar, or you can also choose to spend the night in tent on the solitary islands of Francisqui and Craski nearby.

Los Roques is an ideal destiny for a relax in a locally managed Posada, onboard a yacht, sailboat or catamaran, or to practice fly fishing, diving and snorkeling. Plan your next weddings here, spend your vacations with all the family in a rented house only 20 meters from the beach or simply enjoy the sea, the beaches and the sun with your best friend. An aspect that makes of Los Roques a dream destiny is the gastronomy, mainly with fresh fish caught the same day that is served to you. Enjoy your daily lobster prepared to you by the local inhabitants with the special flavor that distinguishes this to the rest of the Caribbean.

Getting to Los Roques. With the new stable Online 2.0 reservation software ready for you to use, and with the best prices and guidence only found on the Islands and here in venezuela ...

Caracas, Maiquetia is the major gateway to Los Roques. From there, it's just approximately a 35 minute flight to Los Roques. From the U.S. or Europe, carriers that fly to Caracas from either New York, Miami or most big European cities include: American, United, Delta, Luft Hansa, British, Air France, TAP, Continental, and Conviasa - Aeropostal.

Next to the Simon Bolivar International Airport is the domestic national terminal where you can take the flight to Los Roques with LTA (or let us know and we will include you flight reservation with your accommodation), with several flights during the day, starting at around 6:30 A.M in the morning.

There are rooms available in Posada Eva!!! great option with attractive tariffs and delicious food with personal attention. Voted as most popular Posada in Los Roques by visitors of LosRoques.travel - year 2008... Get the best price here!.. You can also add Bonefishing to your vacation with Eva's own fishing expert and boat with all included please ask for a our special compo Contact.....

Eva has constructed a new lodging, and is now the newest lodge on the Island....

Sailboat Frida is available in Exclusive for 4 guests $1280,- per night with all included. All cruise, no limits to the Islands: Franciski, Madriski, Craski, Noronki, Cayo De Agua, Dos Mosquises, Sebastopol and much more virgin islands! Special master suite ideal for honey mooners!

fullday tourMake your visit to Venezuela an unforgettable journey through the most amazing virginal places! Combine Los Roques with many other destinations full of joy and exuberant nature as Los Llanos, Amazonas, La Gran Sabana, Margarita, Choroni, Mochima, Morrocoy, Angel Falls and much more. Ask for a quote now!

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La Lagunita

An ecxellent choice on Los Roques - Posada la Lagunita -

I spent eight days at Posada Lagunita and found it very enjoyable. Travellers to Los Roques are seeking something more special than the "service with a purchased smile" experience of a mega resort. Posada Lagunita offers seven nicely done rooms which offer tremendous value for the money. The food was amazing especially the dinners, which featured locally caught fish, cooked to perfection. There was never a shortage of wine and cold beer. The communal dinner table is great for conversation and meeting new friends from the world over. Breakfasts are tropical fruit, pancakes (they could have used some Canadian maple syrup) cold cuts, cheese and toasted country style bread, as well as endless coffee. They can fire up an espresso for you as well.

The excursions on offer are great and the closest ones to Franciski and Madriski were included. We had a fcouple of rainy days in October (a rarity) and this made excursions impossible, so the owner comped a day trip to Cayo de Agua, which was a tremendously nice thing to do. They give you a cooler with a pasta or seafood salad lunch, fruit, water, beer, pop for your excursions. Just help yourself to the fridge if you want to take along a few extra brewskis to Franciski. The day trips typically leave at 10 am and return at 5 but if you're going to the closer isles, they will pop back earlier and pick you up. They set you up for the day with a big umbrella, beach chair, towels, your cooler. The snorkelling is best at Franciski (sheltered cove, lots of good fish) and Madriski (big reef, though a bit of a swim to the fish).

The service is warm and hospitable and attentive. Andrea and his wife Claudia are great hosts and Chicho is the hardest working man in Los Roques, preparing the beverages for the happy hour at 730 pm lovely rooftop deck, or hustling people to and from the boat or the plane.

This is a great little place to go and if you come you will be justly rewarded with many pleasant travel memories. But book well ahead of time - all is prepaid...

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