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Address: Los Roques National Park, Venezuela
06:00 - 12:00
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A great destination for day-tripping windsurfers, fly fishermen and beach...

A great destination for day-tripping windsurfers, fly fishermen and beach aficionados.

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amazing view

clear water, warm and spectacular view. the color of the water is just amazing. soo warm you do want to go out of the water if you have the opportunity make your sell a favor and... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2014
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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129 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

clear water, warm and spectacular view. the color of the water is just amazing. soo warm you do want to go out of the water if you have the opportunity make your sell a favor and go there

Thank chupalo
Montevideo, Uruguay
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73 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

when you get to los roques you have 2 choices. take a package tour and be crowded in with another 20-30 people per day or, rent a boat (with a skipper) and ask him to take you to a sand bank, leave you there, and return to pick you up at sundown. Most posadas, will organize this trip, and you... More 

Thank underground_miner
Caracas, Venezuela
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Here, this key, have the possibility to walk some meters with the water at your knees. You can take a chair with you and sit there while your kids are careless playing or simply stay talking with friends. If you snorkel, maybe can see some lobsters laying at the bottom between the algae. At the rear part of the key,... More 

Thank LeoAC
New York, New York
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

All the cayos I have visited in Los Roques are gorgeous and Francisqui is no exception. We went for a short-day on Friday because we were leaving for Caracas on a 3:00 flight. The short distance from Gran Roque make this the perfect cayo if you have less than a full day at the beach, but you may never want... More 

1 Thank tripadwiser
Caracas, Venezuela
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22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Just 15 minutes on boat from the Gran Roque island, francisqui is a beautiful place to go and spend the day! The beach is ideal for swimming, doing kitesurfing or snorkeling. On one side there is what locals call "the pool" where you can snorkel around watching marine life. There is a restaurant where you can have lunch if it... More 

1 Thank Javier M
Miami, Florida
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72 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The water is crazy (you can see 3 diferent colors in the same place) unbelivable!!!!.. is just 5 minutes from the gran roque, so is the best option if you have a tight schedule

Thank JFA8986
Barcelona, España
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2013

One of the islands we visited from Gran Roque (10 minutes away by boat). It has a wind and kite surf school and rental service. Nice place also to rest or to snorkel. Bring sun block and mosquito repellant!

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Melbourne, Australia
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371 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2013

one of the closest beach/island options from Gran Roque - has a strip of beach and beautiful crystal clear turquoise water. Also a restaurant with great food. But be aware that biting flies and some other sort of really tiny biting insect start to appear in the afternoons (I was there in Aug, no idea if it's year-round). Sitting in... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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643 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2013

This review is intended to actually express my utter joy not just in this one island but in all of Los Roques. The place is unbelievably lovely and deserves to be more visited but in many regards it is the limited amount of tourists that come here that keep it rather charming. The streets are all of sand, there are... More 

5 Thank TartanWanderer
Buenos Aires
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172 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Lovely key but at a certain time in the afternoon you are bitten by very tiny green insects for quite a while

1 Thank SueBuenosAires

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