Nueva Esparta is a state in Venezuela and consists of three islands: Isla Margarita, Coche and Cubagua. They belong to the Lesser Antilles and one of the Windward Islands. Isla Margarita is a well known tourist destination for Europeans. In the last 20 years the island has the most popular holiday destination in the Venezonaler transformed. There are actually on the island only a few months making sure the high season. The Venezuelans to visit the island in droves during the Christmas holidays, Easter and during July, August and September. At that time, it is advisable to book in advance to secure a good hotel room or apartment.
The island of Coche is 30 minutes by boat from Isla Margarita away. It is a quiet place, where many residents spend the weekend margaritas. On the island, some are all inclusive facilities. For little money you can book an island tour and visit the salt mine and Playa el Amor.
The island is Cubagua is from a few fishermen’s huts, which are usually not used consistently, uninhabited. It was one of the first cities founded by the Spanish in Latin America. There was a very large pearls deposits. After a great tidal wave of the population is moved to Margarita Cubagua. There are some beautiful boat and sailing boat trips are there.
The Peninsula Macanao has a different climate than the rest of the island. It is dry and the orange-colored stones form a nice contrast to the dark blue sea. On the peninsula you can take a horseback ride, visit a spa and go to Punta Arenas, the longest beach on the island of Margarita.
- La Asuncion, capital of Margarita Island, a small town in the middle of the island, where you visit the Cathedral and the Castle of Santa Rosa, of which one has a very nice view of the city.
- In El Valle del Espiritu Santo, in the middle of the island, the famous church of the Virgen del Valle is the East of the country and the Navy.
- Juan Griego in the north of the island is also well worth a visit, it’s a small trading town on the sea, near the Playa Caribe, one of the most beautiful beaches.
- El cardon, small, quiet fishing village with a varied beach. Who wants to do away from the bustle of the holiday in Playa el Agua is the right place. There are small shops for basic necessities, such as the number of private accommodation Villa Cocuyo