Los Roques is composed of many islets, but the biggest and most populated of them is Gran Roque. This island is where you will find most of the lodging sites, restaurants and transportation to other places nearby. Even being the biggest and "most crowded", it is a very small, simple village, with local houses, little markets and the "airport" =)The...more
I came here for lunch on my first day on Los Roques. I was given a menu but couldn’t find what the two other people in the restaurant were eating, so I pointed at the plates the other costumers had and got the same. The portion was big and on the plate there were meat, rice, French fries and potato mixed with beetroot. It was a good and filling...more
I don´t mean to scare anyone by writing this, don´t take me wrong...but I just felt I had to write about the matter!!! Los Roques is a paradise, there aren´t many dangers to be concerned about really...it´s a small town with not more then 1500 people, you can walk at night, most locals are very helpful, simple honest people...But to get to the...more
Sunsets and then... nothing else. There's definitely no entertainment on La Tortuga, which I liked. The highlight of your nightlife is really the sunset... a most amazing sight. From then on... nothing else, except the one you can provide. Whatever.. or nothing!more
La Tortuga... the logical thinking wants you to believe that on this island you can find plenty of turtles, at least during the mating season. How wrong! There's no such animals on this island. The name comes from the fact that the island is shaped like a turtle. The only animals you will see are fishes, blood-thirsty puri-puris and simba - one of...more
Relax and swim... swim and relax... that's all you can do on La Tortuga. Maybe eat something in between but that's it! Bathing suit (optional, I would say, as there's really no people except a fisherman or two) and a towel. Fin and a mask are a good bet, too, so that you can snorkel around and enjoy the colourful fishes.more
Great for escape and good relaxing time in paradise. If you like natural life and quiet vacation time go to Cayo Largo.