Faro Holandes (Los Roques), Isla El Gran Roque

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For panoramic views of the coastline, head to Faro Holandes (Los Roques), 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. Arrange your visit to Faro Holandes (Los Roques) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Isla El Gran Roque using our Isla El Gran Roque vacation builder.
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  • Llegamos tarde de la playa pero nos dio chance de fotografiar el Faro Holades del Gran Roque antes de que oscureciera. We arrived late from the beach but we had a opportunity to captured the Dutch Lig...  more »
  • This is a tour not to be missed if you are going to Los Roques, the view is spectacular and the lighthouse takes you back to another time, in addition to the exercise than ever before this of more
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  • It's not so complicated to go up, the view from up there worth the effort. 360 degrees has a vision of the island, and Madrisky next door.
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  • A dream! I love gran roque and all islands here... Quiet and perfect for a vacation.
  • Now with new infastructure + regular flights all new things has improved here
  • Great view and information about the Island here
  • The place for Sailing / Diving and Flyfishing
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