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Playa El Yaque

La Asuncion. A 5 minutos del Aeropuerto Santiago Marino, Margarita Island, Venezuela
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Kitesurf. Widsurf

The particularity of this beach is a unique condition for the practice of windsurfing and kite... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Marianna C
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Paris, France
Nicest beach on the island

It's true that the "sharks" sailing stuff might annoy you and that the swimming area is not like in... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Jesus R
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Chicago
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Playa ubicada al Sur de la Isla de Margarita a 5 minutos del aeropuerto. Es una playa de aguas calientes, con uno de los mejores vientos para practicar windsurf y kitesurf durante todo el año.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“el yaque” (6 reviews)
“water sports” (3 reviews)
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La Asuncion. A 5 minutos del Aeropuerto Santiago Marino, Margarita Island, Venezuela
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The particularity of this beach is a unique condition for the practice of windsurfing and kite surfing. La particularidad de esta playa es un condicion unica para la practica del windsurf y kite surf.

Thank Marianna C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It's true that the "sharks" sailing stuff might annoy you and that the swimming area is not like in Playa El Agua but I love that we could stay here without feeling insecure, we also loved that the waves were not as annoying as in...More

Thank Jesus R
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend with friends and or family. 3 restaurants with good food. At least 3 places to rent boards for windsurf. Several hotels to spend the night

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

El Yaque beach is very popular amongst people who like kitesurfing or windsurfing. The beach is windy enough and there are plenty of renting stores offering the equipment for a fair price. When you arrive there are "sharks" welcoming you and offering parasol and sand...More

1  Thank Mauricio C
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It's a nice enough beach but it's more for water sports than bathing, there is actually a very small part of the beach where you can bathe and the beach is full of bars where they will charge you much more than what you order...More

Thank Norma7610
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The Most safe, Quiet and beautiful place at Margarita Island is El Yaque, and the best of all I'll just said it in two words ''Beach Bar''

Thank joselbrandt
Reviewed 7 October 2016

It is a very nice beach with several hotels in front of it. It is a very safe place to enjoy a wonderful vacations.

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Excellent place to base yourself in Margarita. Stay at Hotel El Yaque, eat there, sun bath there. It has the best service in the whole of Venezuela. Safe with all the facilities you need.

Thank summer2016FTraveller
Reviewed 11 May 2016

This beach is always a good choose, quiet and a great weather, the water is calm and warm, is great to spend a few days in and to have some new experience like kitesurf, windsurf, paddle and more

Thank Danielakc
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Playa El Yaque is the beach in Margarita if you're with children (like me) or if you want to practice kite surf or windsurf. I'm from the island, but I currently live abroad and I must say "Playa El Yaque" is one of my favorites....More

Thank DelfinaMolina
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iamci
7 January 2015|
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Response from Richard M |
El Yaque is a wind sports beach, there is no harbor or moorings, shallow water and waves.
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iamci
7 January 2015|
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Response from Richard M |
No scuba either at El Yaque, the water is shallow, no reefs, great wind so therefore churned up water, visibility is about 5 feet. Great scuba on neighboring islands, El Roche? Probably spelled them wrong.
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