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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  • From up there you can see all of Gran Roque, and watch the sunset from there is awesome. After the return of the rides is valid go ... super romantic view the sunset to 2.
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  • Beautiful island, friendly and beautiful people. The Dutch Lighthouse is the name given ruins of an old Lighthouse located on a mountain of the Venezuelan island of Gran Roque, in the archipelago of Los Roques, 2 one of the federal dependencies of Venezuela. The Dutch Lighthouse is an old and historic lighthouse built by the Venezuelan Government in 1874, it had been entrusted to the Dutch of Bonaire Cornelius Luis Boyé in 1864 who not the concluyo.3 the best way is to walk from the Cerro El Calvario (there is a small path) and then back to the village of el Gran Roque, following the road on the back of the lighthouse from its surroundings are great views of the town of Gran Roque and the island itself. From the top, and above all on the back, there are some resistant rock formations in the sea, giving its name to the Los Roques Archipelago. The Lighthouse is made of coral stone and limestone, worked with a carbide lighting system, its last renovation was carried out in 1913, since only its remains were.
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  • Siio ideal for exercising, rises through a path in the mountain. This well-kept mu as a reward at the end, the view of the town is unmatched!
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  • A dream! I love gran roque and all islands here... Quiet and perfect for a vacation.
  • Some pristine location in the Caribbean sea north of Caracas
  • 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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