Overview

Along with its coral archipelagos, larger islands, and offshore national marine parks, much of Venezuela's Caribbean coastline is completely undeveloped and in its natural state: pearl white through to burnt gold, soft sand beaches are closely backed by coconut groves and steep lumpy hills swathed in tropical vegetation. It’s a wonderful secret just waiting to be discovered. Of course there are some better known corners: Margarita Island has long been a popular package tour destination – but the majority of the little resorts, rustic ports, rocky, sand-speckled bays and underwater marine theatres are still unexplored by foreign visitors.

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The weather in Caribbean coast and islands is wide and varied

Many parts of the Caribbean coast and islands of Venezuela are entirely undeveloped, so you’ll encounter pearly white sands and coral archipelagos in their pristine natural state. Here the climate is consistently dry and temperatures hover around 30°C in the daytime and 22°C at night year round. Humidity is always high, and what rain there is mostly falls between November and January. Carnival in February/March, Easter and the weekends can be busy as many city-dwellers head for the beach, but outside of these times many beaches will be deserted.

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  • Heloise
    Heloise Buxton - Travel Expert

    Heloise started her Latin American journey as an exchange student in Santiago, Chile. With extended summer holidays this was the perfect opportunity to backpack through Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.

  • Lina
    Lina Fuller - Travel Expert

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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    Alex Walker - Travel Expert

    A globetrotter since her childhood, Alex spent a year studying abroad in Guadalajara and has returned to Latin America countless times since then.

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    Charlotte Daubeney - Travel Expert

    Charlotte's fascination with Latin America began with a family holiday to Belize. She went on to study Spanish in school and at university before spending a year living in Santiago, Chile.

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    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

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    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

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