Hi! Can anybody tell me if Isla Margarita's beaches are comparable to those on the Mayan Riviera and COsta Maya, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas?? I mean, is the sand really really white and the water turquoise??? Thanks a lot in advance for your help!!!
Hi everyone, Me and my girlfriend are travelling to Isla Margarita in July. My old digital camera is worn out and I would like to buy a new one. Could you recommend waiting until I arrive on the island and buy it Sambil mall and how much is the discount? We have quite alot of tax on items in Denmark, so it proberly would be much cheaper to buy it here? Can anybody give some prices of amounts to save? Perhaps even a website to a store in Isla Margarita? Thanks alot in advance, Klaus
Hi. I will be traveling to Margarita from May 28 to June 4, 2010. Can anyone tell me the international departure tax in US$
Hi! I'm planing a trip to Venezuela between 25 March - 10 April 2010. I will arrive in Caracas and it's only me travelling. I'm still considering what options I have, but I'm most interested in spending time on the coast or on the ocean. I would like to make a boat trip to some of the islands in the Caribic - maybe Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada, St Vincent & Grenadines and Barbados. But going in the other direction to Los Roques, the dutch Antilles, Curacao and Aruba would be nice as well. Can you offer any kind of trip which combines any of these destinations? I'm also interested in getting tips on Caracas (where to stay, what to do, where to eat, where to go out) and tips on the most interesting inland trips that can be made. I know of most of the big attractions like Angel falls, Orinoco, Jungle Trips, Isla Margharita and so on - but would like to hear about something interesting but not to touristy. I'm ok doing everything from backpacking in the jungle, staying at a spa hotel, driving a couch bus, clubing and eating all the good local food. I love nature, meeting new people, trying the local food and drinks and be able to swim and do sports outdoors. I hope you have some tips for me. I have been in contact with a few tourist agencies, but it seems to be a problem that I'm travelling alone (for some reason) and the fact that I'm planing to use Venezuela as a starting point for a boatrip into the Caribic doesn't appear to be the standard approach. Your help is most appreciated! :) Chris
Hi everyone, I don't know if anyone can advise ? I have been looking for the opening times of Diverland which I believe is close to Porlamar and haven't been very successful. We are visiting Isla Margarita as part of our cruise on Monday 11 th January 2010 , just for the day , and because we are rollercoaster enthusiasts wanted to ride the rollercoaster at Diverland. Please can anyone advise what times Diverland is open ? Many thanks in advance for any help. Susan.
Hi all. We need to get from Caracas to Santa Elena de Uairén while arriving to Caracas airport early afternoon. We do not want to fly due to necessity to pay for tickets using terrible oficial exchange rate when booking and paying ahead. 1. An obvious option seems to be to take one of many night buses to Ciudad Bolivar and switch to a daily bus from there. Does anybody please know the schedule of daily buses from Ciudad Bolivar to Santa Elena de Uairén? The route should be served at least by Turgar Express and San Cristobal bus companies. 2. Another and seemingly easier option would be to take a direct bus from Caracas to Santa Elena de Uairén. Yet, the buses of companies known to me - Expresos Caribe, Expresos los Llanos, Expresos Occidente - seem to leavy too early for us to catch them on the day of our arrival. Does anybody please know if there are any direct buses from Caracas to Santa Elena de Uairén leaving in the evening after 18:00? Thanks for help. Versión en español (esta es una traducción automática del texto por encima de Inglés): Hola a todos. Tenemos que llegar desde Caracas hasta Santa Elena de Uairén, mientras que llegar al aeropuerto de Caracas la tarde. No queremos volar debido a la necesidad de pagar los billetes utilizando terrible tipo de cambio oficial al reservar y pagar por delante. 1. Una opción obvia parece ser la de tomar uno de los autobuses nocturnos a muchos a Ciudad Bolívar y cambiar a un diario de autobús desde allí. ¿Alguien por favor saber el horario de autobuses a diario desde Ciudad Bolívar a Santa Elena de Uairén? La ruta debe ser cumplido por lo menos por Turgar Express y empresas de autobuses de San Cristóbal. 2. Otra opción y aparentemente más fácil sería coger un autobús directo desde Caracas hasta Santa Elena de Uairén. Sin embargo, los autobuses de las empresas que yo conozco - Expresos Caribe, Expresos los Llanos, Expresos Occidente - Leavy parecen demasiado pronto para que nos pongamos al día en el día de nuestra llegada. ¿Alguien por favor saber si hay autobuses directos desde Caracas hasta Santa Elena de Uairén salir por la noche después de las 18:00? Gracias por ayudar.
Hi, I was just wondering if you did the Angel Falls tour from Ciudad Bolivar and if so could you recommend any tour companies to pre-book with or if its better to just book when you arrive?
Hi, is September a good time to visit Margarita?? Thanks for answer S
where can i get to rent a car for a good price that not to expensive? where can i get a apartment or hotel nice for a good costs on isla margirita? what is the cost on bus or taxi to go around? thank you all Rose
Hi. Is there any budget accommodation now available in Paraitepuy under Roraima in Venezuela? We do not need anything fancy, just a place to spend night before our trek and store our excessive stuff brought for changeful travelling around Venezuela. Also, does anybody have any e-mail contact in Paraitepuy (or at least San Francisco de Yuruani) where we could pre-negotiate transport to Paraitepuy and/or a guide for our trek? We would like to start our trek early to avoid heat on the savanna and shorten our accession to the mountain. Thanks.
im organising a friends stag do 10 of us. im trying to find out the best place to party till the early hours and a nice hotel near by also when is the best time to go was thinking end of feb march time? please help
Hi, we are staying in Margarita from 28th Dec - 12th Jan. We've booked a package hol but we think we'd like to hire a car and have a looksee at our leisure. Any info, if you know of any good hire companies, is it a good idea, any Must See's etc. Any advise would be appreciated. Suzannah
Hi We are planning to go to Marquarita and La Coche in Venezuela. I have heard that these islands are really nice. We are backpacking and are curious about prices; accomodation and food/eating out. Does anyone have something to suggest on where to stay??
Hi, Can anyone please tell me if there is an ATM in Playa El Agua? If not do you know where the nearest one will be? Thanks :)
Hi everyone, We are travelling to Margarita in March and can't wait. Can anyone tell me which countries we will be flying over to get there, a rough flight path? We wil be flying from London Gatwick and landing at Porlamar. Also how much is food and drink out there? Thanks, hannah and ian
Hi All. My wife and I am going to Isla Margarita in March this year. I have heard that the island is "Duty Free" so apparently it should be much cheaper to buy Digital Camera and Lenses on location instead of bringing the equipmewnt from Denmark. Does anybody have expierences with buying Foto Equipment on Margarita? Thanks in advance for your answer. Bst rgds Kangaroo.
hi there! I'll be heading to venezuela in the coming weeks, and am a little worried about the travel advisory regarding crime and weakened safety for tourists, specifically for Margarita Island. Could anyone local to the area, or recent travellers, tell me what the current situation is like and whether they would recommend travel? Thanks so much for your time!
I arrive on a cruise ship at 8am on friday 28th dec, cruise ship departs at 6pm that evening. I want to fly over angel falls that day.Is it possible.
We missed out on the trip to Angel Falls in February but are returning to the island in January and I remember reading something about a day trip over to see them. Anyone that can share some insight on this trip would be appreciated. I seem to remember seeing a cost of @140 USD p.p.
Hi Myself, my husband and two male friends are staying on Isla margarita over christmas and the new year (2007 - 2008) I would like some information on what festivities will be taking place, and how the people celebrate the new year. i have heard there are some casinos, are any of theses "james bond" dress type code?? Would they be open NYE. thanks
Hi: does anyone know if there are Universities on Margarita Island, and can anyone be kind enough to say a little about them . someone wants to spend some time finishing her Spanish studies on that Island, but she has two kids that are first year University students. thanks so much Saturday 28
Hiya, We have just booked a 14 night holiday to Margarita for March next year. Before we booked it we had never heared of the island and struggled to find it on a map which made us want to go more! Where are the best places to eat/drink? We are staying at the Playa Caribe Hotel I think, has anybody been? what is it like? What are the locals like? What are the typcal torist things to buy? Any info we would love. Thanks, hannah and ian
I'm looking into alternatives to all-inclusive resorts for coordinating a wedding on Margarita. If anyone has information about apartment rentals and/or inexpensive travel to/from Toronto, I'd really appreciate it. The group size will be at least 30 people.
Has anyone taken the Aeropostal Airlines flight from Miami to the island. This was to only way that I could find to get to the island from the America's, flying that is. Also, I want to know if I need to bring my own bottled water or is the known brands of water readily avilable. Thank you for any information that you can give me. email@example.com
Hi I have a pound sterling account. does anybody know how expensive the fees are for withdrawing moneys in Santa Elena? And can u get money is USD's or just bolivares? thanks
I am looking also for air companies to fly from Caracas to Isla Margarita, any cheap ideas ??
Sorry about my english...I'm going to Venezuela the 25 of January and I want to go to Canaima (Salto Angel) I need some information about tours and weather in that time. If it's rain, etc. thank a lot
Going to Margarita Nov 7-29...anyone else going to be there? Also, can anyone recommend a not too costlyplace to stay in Playa el Agua? I've never been there before - any tips?
I interested in meeting women from Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia. Do many go to Isla Margarita??? Sorry for the multiple posts!!!
I interested in meeting women from Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia. Do many go to Isla Margarita???