Caribbean Tourism

Food & Drink

Isla de Margarita

Isla de Margarita is in fact one island whose two sections are tenuously linked by the 18 kilometres sandspit which separates the sea from the Restinga lagoon. At its largest, Margarita is about 32 kilometres from north to south and 67 kilometres from east to west. Most of its people live in the developed eastern part, which has some wooded areas and...

Food & Drink

Food There is excellent local fish (pargo or red snapper), crayfish, small oysters and prawns. Of true Venezuelan food there is sancocho (a stew of vegetables, especially yuca, with meat, chicken or fish); arepas, a kind of white maize bread, very bland in flavour; toasted arepas served with a wide selection of relishes, fillings or the local somewhat salty...