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Margarita Island— 4 nights
Pearl of the Caribbean
A popular holiday spot for Venezuelans, sunny Margarita Island boasts an exotic Caribbean location, but at the same time is easily accessible from the mainland.Do your shopping at Centro Sambil Barquisimeto and Conejeros Market. Family-friendly places like Museo Marino de Margarita and Playa Zaragoza will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Guacuco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Puerto Cruz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle, and don't miss a visit to Faro Punta Ballenas.
To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Margarita Island day trip planning tool .
If you are flying in from Trinidad and Tobago, the closest major airports are Del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport and General José Antonio Anzoategui International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Margarita Island can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Margarita Island
Centro Sambil Barquisimeto
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