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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TripAdvisor
  • 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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  • Worth a climb at the end of the day to enjoy the sunset, don't forget to get shoes and insect repellent.
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  • Being in los roques is Bill climb to the hill with the lighthouse to see 360 view of the big island, I recommend to wear comfortable shoes because there are rocks and plants with thorns on the road, get off before dark or mosquitoes eat you alive.
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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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