Faro Holandes, Isla El Gran Roque

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For panoramic views of the coastline, head to Faro Holandes, an old lighthouse built by the Venezuelan government in 1874. The lighthouse sits on the highest point of the island, so wear proper shoes and take plenty of water for your uphill hike. Don't forget to bring some insect repellent, as mosquitoes can be rife in the area during certain times of the day. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Faro Holandes and many more Los Roques National Park attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Los Roques National Park travel route planning tool .
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  • There's a lot of fighting going on, after you catch it, you have to give it back. You can catch it using fly fishing on the basses of all the cays or even in the abandoned port of the great rock using bait that you can fish on the shore
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  • Originally, the Faro Holandes (Netherlander Lighthouse) was built in 1862 in one of the highest points of Gran Roque, from where you can have a wonderful view of the island and its surrounding. The or...  more »
  • A beautiful view of the "Faro" in all of Gran Roque, the sea and Islands (cayos). The scent is not yet fully retired.
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