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Margarita's beaches

Margarita has a big choice of beaches. There is one for everyone: With or without waves, with or without crowds, with or without wind, with or without hotels, with or without facilities (restaurants, shades, chairs... ).

In this page we will take you to most of Margarita's beaches, starting from Porlamar and going around the whole island.

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Surf Surf Olas Waves Windsurf Windsurf

Recomendable para niños Recommended for small children Playa muy Concurrida Crowded Toldos Shades and chairs

La Caracola - Playa Moreno

La Caracola - Playa Moreno

Located nearby Porlamar. You can find several beach clubs and restaurants, where you will be able to eat and enjoy your day with the whole family. A good option if you are staying in Porlamar and don't want to go far away.

Shades and Chairs

Recommended for small children


Location within Margarita: Porlamar and its surroundings

Pampatar

This bay is dominated by the Castle of Pampatar. Shared between fishermen and swimmers. Calm waters with no waves. Ideal for a quick bath or with small children.

Pampatar

Recommended for small children


Location within Margarita: Porlamar and its surroundings

Playa Guacuco

Playa Guacuco

One of the fine beaches in Margarita: close to Porlamar, coconut trees, not as crowded as other beaches north, with waves. An excellent choice, you should try it.

Surf

Crowded

Waves

Shades and Chairs


Location within Margarita: Porlamar and its surroundings

El Tirano

A relatively small beach, but very pleasant and not so crowded. The best part is used by the guests of the Barceló Pueblo Caribe hotel.

El Tirano

Surf

Waves


Location within Margarita: North

Lodging nearby: Barceló Pueblo Caribe

Playa Parguito

Playa Parguito

Nowadays one of the fashion beaches. Smaller than Playa El Agua, nice waves, it is the surfer's choice. Very good restaurants and kiosks with unsalted water showers.

Surf

Crowded

Waves

Shades and Chairs


Location within Margarita: North

Lodging nearby: Hesperia El Agua - Posada de Doña Romelia

Playa El Agua

Playa El Agua

This is Margarita's classic beach. Preferred by many. Very long. A round trip walk from one end to another can take more than one hour. Water sports. Definitely a "must'. However, beware it is a dangerous beach.

Crowded

Waves

Shades and Chairs


Location within Margarita: North

Lodging nearby: Hesperia El Agua - Posada de Doña Romelia

Playa Manzanillo

Playa Manzanillo

A fishermen bay that is starting to be used more and more by beach lovers. Not so crowded and very pleasant. Similar to Puerto Cruz.

Shades and Chairs


Location within Margarita: North

Lodging nearby: Hesperia El Agua - Posada de Doña Romelia

Playa Puerto Cruz (Isla bonita - Dunes)

Close to the village of Pedro Gonzalez, is located this fine beach. It serves one of Margarita's best hotel and resort. Not so crowded with facilities and water sports.

Shades and Chairs

Recommended for small children


Location within Margarita: North

Lodging nearby: Hesperia Isla Bonita

La Galera

La Galera beach

La Galera is a quiet beach located close to Juangriego. No waves and a good restaurant. Wave runners rental

Olas

Toldos


Location within Margarita: North

Lodging nearby: Hesperia Isla Bonita

Playa Caribe

Playa Caribe

One of the fashion beaches. Close to Juangriego. Waves and nice restaurants.

Crowded

Waves

Shades and Chairs


Location within Margarita: North

La Restinga

Located in a national park, it is the longest beach in Margarita (22 kilometers). It has waves and with many shells under the sand. You can reach it by land, through the Macanao peninsula or by boat, through the mangroves of La Restinga. Definitely an "absolute must".

La Restinga

Waves

Shades and Chairs


Location within Margarita: La Restinga
Lodging nearby: None

Playa La Pared

Playa La Pared

Very nice beach, not known at all. Located north of the peninsula of Macanao. No facilities and almost nobody. A good choice if you want to be far from the crowds. There is a restaurant nearby.

Waves


Location within Margarita: Macanao
Lodging nearby: None

Punta Arenas

For those who are looking for a good beach, nice sand, not so many waves, this is probably your best choice. The long trip from Porlamar (70 km) is definitely worth.

Punta Arenas

Shades and Chairs

Recommended for small children


Location within Margarita: Macanao
Lodging nearby: Posada l'Oasis

El Yaque

El Yaque

Just behind the airport is located one of the best windsurfing spots in the world. The beach is not so crowded. No waves. Very pleasant, specially if you don't mind the wind. Recommended for small children, because it is not deep at all. Nice coconut and palm trees. Very good restaurants.

Windsurf

Recommended for small children

Shades and Chairs


Location within Margarita: El Yaque
Lodging nearby: California, El Yaque Beach, Casa Rita

Coche

Although it is not located in Margarita, for many it's Margarita's best beach. White sand, blue see, nice breeze, not so crowded. If you don't want to stay in Coche, you can take a highly recommended "day tour".

Coche island

Windsurf

Shades and Chairs


Location: Isla de Coche

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