Falcon state Beaches

Última actualización: Martes, 28 Julio 2015 Escrito por Bruno Berroteran



IN THE coming months will be visiting and photographing these beautiful beaches

In the Falcon lands founded the first Spanish settlements in South America. Located in the northeast, the Falcon has been an area of 24,800 km2 and has over 763.00 inhabitants. Bordered on the north to the islands of Aruba and Curacao, the east by the Caribbean Sea, the west by the state of Zulia and Lara states south and Yaracuy.

Its economy revolves largely around oil (Falcon has the two largest Latin American refineries, Amuay and Cardon, who process 69% of the country's refined oil). It is also important to emphasize agriculture, with crops of sugar cane and corn, among others, livestock, and tourism, as in this sense offers a wide range with good infrastructure and extraordinary places, as the dunes of Coro Morrocoy park and one of the most beautiful places in the Venezuelan coast. Its capital Choir, originally founded as the Santa Ana de Coro, a colonial city is endowed with great cultural heritage.

The state's name pays homage to Marshal Juan Crisostomo Falcon, hero of the Venezuelan federation was President of the country between 1863 and 1868. this famous character was born in Hato Tabe (about Jadacaquiva), west of the peninsula of Paraguaná January 27, 1820 and died in exile on the island of Martinique, on April 29, 1874 and taken to the National Pantheon.

"Falcon" comes from the Latin word "falco-falconis", meaning "hawk", kind of raptor.


Falcon state offers visitors over 600 km of coastline and beaches for all tastes. One of the most famous is the Paraguana peninsula, with its vast stretches of sand protected by reefs that serve as a breakwater, constantly battered by strong winds. The northern and northeastern coast of the state, less developed and known around the resort, offering sandy beaches with a bit murky waters as found at the bottom of the Gulf Sad, where a steady stream. In the park Morrocoy, one of the most beautiful coastline in the country, dreams hidden beaches, white sand, turquoise waters and brilliant sunshine throughout the year. During vacation time the keys of the park is filled with visitors, and the waters become a giant highway boats constantly circulating.


Located in the central north end of Falcon state and 300 km of coastline, the peninsula has a wide variety of natural beauty and numerous sites of historical and heritage value. Paraguaná, together with the rest of the state by a narrow strip of dunes 30 km known as the isthmus of the Dunes, is characterized as one of the driest areas of the country, with strong breezes that make the beaches a paradise for windsurfing and kitesurt. Its east coast, protected by reefs, shallow waters and has very waves, where you can see a dark sea and stirred do green and gray. The beaches on the other side of the peninsula are more quiet.

After its declaration as a free port, Paraguaná has become an attractive place for tourists who also want to make tax-free purchases.


Adícora is a former fishing village, now the most developed town in the tourist area of the peninsula and of itself, one of the most popular destinations in western Venezuela. It has two beaches: North and South.

Located at the entrance of town, the South Beach includes 1,200 mx 100 m of dark sand. Its waters are shallow and very agitated, moderate to strong wave, however be protected by a reef, are ideal for windsurfing because of the constant wind. Thus you will find all along the beach several windsurfing schools and kitesrf where beginners can take lessons and experts perfected. But if you are an athlete looking for a quiet family atmosphere, we recommend the North beach.


Located in the town itself, the bay (500 mx 10 m) of white sand and calm shallow waters and is well maintained. The beach, surrounded by houses and trees offers a pleasant natural shade, offers visitors some basic services such as awnings and umbrellas rentals, restaurants and secure parking. On weekends the beach is very busy. For more solitude and quiet better to go north of the peninsula.

Buchuaco BEACH

Located north of Adícora, in this narrow bay (800 mx 6 m), vegetation and sand plain gray no waves will be some water in spite of the constant wind. Provides rental of tents and chairs, lifeguard, restaurant and fun with banana boat rides. A beach with little maintenance.


Playa El Supí is one of two beaches in the town of the same name which lies north of Buchuaco. This is a small sandy bay, gray (350 mx 15 m), located near the Hotel Albatros, with extremely calm and temperate waters because gives a barrier reef that protects it. It is very clean and no services.

Tiraya BEACH

Following the road towards Cape San Román, south of Las Salinas Cumaraguas, is Tiraya beach, which stretches over 1,500 mx 15 m. The road to it is of stone, but is passable for all vehicles. Its black sand is higher than sea level, and its waves are moderate, as well as beaches outlined above is protected by reefs. Facilities are scarce and there is little vegetation. Lacks maintenance.


There are several paths to reach this large gray sand beach (1 km x 40 m), but the best is the one taken from the inn and restaurant Cuaidebo The Villa, where you can park the vehicles. The characteristics of this beach are identical to the previous beaches, however it is known for its cleanliness. Piedras Negras is generally quiet even in holiday season. We recommend this beach for vacationers who seek tranquility.


This small bay (200 mx 15 m) protected by a reef, offering calm, shallow waters, almost surf. Although located in a very barren with no vegetation, is very attractive for its cleanliness and attention and sympathy of its people. It is especially recommended for children, as their size allows for easy monitoring. There are restaurants and rental of tents and chairs.


Before arriving at Cape San Román is this deep bay of moderate to strong waves and covered with rocks. This beach (800 mx 20 m) has two special attractions: the ship ran aground on its left side which significantly beautify the landscape, and magnificent sunsets from there you can appreciate. Vehicles are parked on the shore and no services.


To go to Cabo San Román must follow the paved road that follows Black Stone to find an abandoned radio station, then on your right, take a dirt road can be traveled with a normal car, but we recommend a four-wheel drive, it will encounter many rocks and holes that make it difficult to pass. This promontory is the northernmost point of mainland Venezuela, which is a beacon, visible at 28 km, from which clearly distinguishes the island of Aruba, 35 miles away.

Los Medanos WHITE

Passing and heading out west are few unspoiled dunes known as the white dunes. To reach this desert area we need a four wheel drive vehicle as the road is in bad shape. The dunes fall into the sea and create a small beaches of dreams, a true paradise for vacationers seeking solitude and beauty. Should be needed for a pleasant day at the beach and take into account that it should return before nightfall, as it could get lost in the middle of this road less marked.

To continue Punta Macolla recommend not to pursue it, opting instead for the dirt road you will find after the Villa Marina in the southwest of the peninsula.


This area is very different from the East Coast. This is the most industrialized and therefore the least attractive in terms of beaches, which are all frequented by people from the region itself. However, we recommend you do not miss its two main beaches, both equipped with good infrastructure. You will not have problems with housing, is varied and manage quality hotels and inns at reasonable prices.


This large beach (1 km x 20 m), located in an open bay, is the last point of the paved road. The sand is white, and its waters, a beautiful turquoise, are flat, almost no waves, small waves and often because of strong wind. You get many services such as lifeguards, rental of tents and chairs, bathrooms and a large parking lot. Is very well maintained, and in high season the area is frequently patrolled by police.


Before people Tanks widespread is this urban beach (2 km x 20 m) characterized by fine white sand and shallow water without waves. Its eastern part is behind some residences and ends near the town dock. Rental Services has awning and chairs, lifeguards, restrooms and restaurants. The weekends are very busy, not suitable for those seeking above all is calm.


If out of Los Teques and is about 5 minutes down the road towards Judibana, will be on the right with the way smaller than reach the town of Amuay. The entrance is spectacular, never forget that view on a bay in a half moon. Right in the bay is the small spa town (350 mx 15 m), wet and warm shallow waters. Offers services umbrella and chair rentals, lifeguards, restaurants and parking.


The Yacht Club is a private marina, with a small beach (250 mx 25 m), as input costs Bs 5,000 per family. Lined with coconut trees and very clean, the beach offers deep dark blue waters. Do not take anything, because everything can be consumed in the same club, which has many amenities: churuatas on the beach, the beach, rent beach umbrellas, showers and clean bathrooms, plus a restaurant where you can taste a wide variety of dishes reasonable prices. No lifeguards.


The Coro dunes were declared a National Park on February 6, 1974. Have an area of 91,280 hectares and its main attraction is the narrow strip 40 km long and 7 meters wide that connects the peninsula with the mainland Paraguaná. The park is like a desert, with sand dunes that have been formed by the accumulation of sand from the Gulf of sailing, sand moving through the permanent action of the winds from the east and along the time have been deposited across the width of the isthmus. These dunes can reach heights above 25 meters.


The city of Santa Ana de Coro was founded in 1527 and the first capital of Venezuela, is the oldest Spanish city on the continent. In 1993 UNESCO declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The word "choir" comes from the Arawak and means "wind".


Has been for centuries the port city of Coro, which is 12 km. ships sailed from there to trade, and until recently had a ferry to Aruba and Curacao. In the Vela de Coro was first flown in 1806, the national flag brought by Francisco de Miranda. Today, this port does not have the splendor of past centuries, but still retains a great burden of history.

From sailing to San Juan de los Cayos all the beaches have the particularity the brown water, probably because of the sandy area and the lack of currents and waves, which does not preclude, however, that they can find delightful surprises san Tocopero and the Keys.


It is a vast stretch of sand blncas (2 km x 50 m), calm waters, located at the bottom of the gulf. In the eastern part of this beach fishermen anchor their boats. A lack of vegetation, two churuatas, available to tourists, provide relief from the intense sun. No services and maintenance.


Situated between La Vela and Tocopero, this beach crescent (400 mx 30 m), looks white sand lapped by shallow water and moderate waves. Cují coconut trees and offer a delicious natural shade. It has a restaurant and health, in holiday season will also find rental of umbrellas and chairs and parking garage. The area and very crowded on weekends despite his poor cleaning.


Located near Santa Rosa, the white sandy beach and shallow waters and moderate waves, is in a small open bay (300 mx 25 m), lined cují and coconut trees. On the west side fishermen anchor their boats. You get restaurant services, healthcare and a secure parking on weekends.


Located just east of Barranquita, is the longest beach in the area (500 mx 15 m). The road to get to it can be quiet at all types of vehicles despite their poor condition. The neat white sand, calm waters moistened by almost no waves, ideal for relaxing, and the large number of coconut palms found on the beach that can monitor the vehicle. The place is quiet, rare even in high season.


The coastline between the beach and the extraordinary Sauca Morrocoy park is undoubtedly one of the most visited by tourists and foreigners. Morrocoy offers multitudes of cays and beaches comparable to the most beautiful places in the Caribbean. Its crystal clear waters home to an amazing underwater flora and fauna. The water sports such as sailing, diving, water skiing or boating simple sports in this site are an ideal environment of calm waters and canals full of mangroves, where many birds find their refuge. The park also has a good security due to the presence of the National Guard.


If you want to go to the beach, take the road Sauca Coro-Morón, in the village of Aragua E, right at the bus stop, turn left and follow the unpaved road until you enter a small coastal town to find the end of the road. Beach (400 mx 15 m), is in a beautiful bay washed by the waters green plain where the wind blows constantly to cool the air without raising the waves. This coastline is dotted with coconut trees under which they can protect themselves from sunlight. No services.


This is a small coastal town that, unlike the very next Chichiriviche and Tucacas, is not very developed tourist level. The population of this quiet town, beautifully maintained, living mainly from fishing.


Located east of town, this flat brown sand bay covers an area of 500 mx 15 m. To achieve some depth in water is necessary to walk about 25 meters. The area is clean and has a beautiful view of the keys. No services, but if it is to park your vehicle, you can do on the beach itself.

A little to the east, behind the bay, there is another small beach, very nice and far more private, something stronger waves. Departing from San Juan toward Chichiriviche, between mouth and mouth Tocuyo Mangle on your left you will find a beach of white sands and moderate waves extending over several kilometers. It's a wild coastline and yet full of debris.


Between northern San Juan de Los Cayos and the people's Cover (2.5 km x 15 m), full of coconut trees. Access is a bit difficult as is practical to reach The Cover take the dirt road to the seashore. From there you can enjoy a splendid view over the keys and the town of San Juan.


Before coming to Chichiriviche find the path Wildlife Refuge Cuare, located on the eastern coast of neighboring states and Morrocoy National Park. It was created on May 31, 1972 with an area of 11,853 hectares. Throughout the year, here you can see 70% of migratory birds and resident of the country. The shelter also provides protection for endangered species such as crocodile, green turtle and the hawksbill turtle, but it is easy to see these animals, so it's best to hire a guide. The vegetation consists mainly of mangrove Morrocoy. Another focus of this site is a cave where you will see extraordinary petroglyphs.


Located at the north end of the park Morrocoy, this small town less economically developed than its neighbor Tucacas, live mainly from tourism. It is important to carry cash.


Located south of Chichiriviche, this urban beach with calm waters and flat has ideal conditions for families with children. Virtually no waves and small size (150 mx 15 m), allowing easy monitoring and control of children. Just offer some free access awnings to keep out the sun.


Located near the waterfront, this public beach with white sand and crystal clear waters gently lapping has an area of 150 mx 15 m. Except the view from the Keys, has no major attractions. No services.


Located at the end of North Street Chichiriviche, this strip of sand stretches over 800 mx 30 m. Indicated bit is a beach holiday in search of quiet cleaning.


Following the road north to Playa Los Cocos, fourteen small resorts are semi-private or public. The best kept charge admission in exchange for providing services such as chairs, umbrellas, showers and bathrooms. Among them we recommend the following resorts: Turtle, Crab, Morokkué, El Buen Pastor and the donkey.


The main attractive of the keys Morrocoy park are the beaches of dreams, which secutive both domestic and international visitors. White sands, clear, warm turquoise waters, the coral reefs inhabited by a variety of fish and other marine animals, and the lush vegetation of mangroves and coconut trees, make this small island paradises.

To go to the Keys should hire the services of a boat, there are several piers, a springboard to town at the end of Calle Marina, and the others in the park itself Morrocoy, among Tucacas and Chichiriviche. Rates are shown at the entrance to the docks and vary the route. And do not forget to take precautions, since most of the beaches will not find any tourist infrastructure.

If you want to camp in the Keys need to get the ticket and the instructions to stay overnight. You will have to address the coordination of Morrocoy National Park, located at the end of the av. Libertador springboard. Each key has a certain capacity of visitors. Salt Cay: 364 people; fell Hat: 688; fell Died: 424, and Boca Paiclas: 276. Those involved camping in the Keys should respect and meet the following standards:

- The tents must maintain a minimum separation between them of five meters.

- Do not carry animals.

- Do not collect or capture any species of flora and fauna.

- Do not drink alcohol or psychotropic during his visit to the park.

- It is prohibited within the park the use or carrying of firearms, spears, machetes, or any other instrument that can cause damage to natural resources or other visitors.

- Cleaning and maintenance of the occupied areas is a commitment for all users.

- Only use gas stoves for food preparation because it is forbidden to make fires, including in the areas designated for the night.

- Use flashlights or gas lamps for night illumination. It strictly prohibits the use of portable power plants.

- Swimming and diving can be practiced only within permitted areas.

- For scuba-diving is required to use the float indicator.

- For the practice of scuba diving should carry a card that proves you are qualified diver.

The keys Sal, Dead Pelon, Pereza, Hat and Drunk are closest to Chichiriviche.


Its name comes from the salt that is in the center of the key. It has a cozy crowded beach on weekends. No services.


It is the nearest fell Chichiriviche and greater abundance of palm trees. It has a beautiful blue sea that make it an excellent place for snorkeling.


This key, in the smallest of all, is much visited and ideal for children as they can monitor comfortably. Do not forget the sunscreen, it is totally devoid of vegetation, hence the name "bald." Nor has tourist facilities.


Located directly behind Cayo Muerto, this beautiful, idyllic little island has lush vegetation. is very nice, and therefore especially busy on weekends. No services.


Located a little further than previous ones, Keys is one of the most famous park and a favorite of vacationers. Offers several white sandy beaches and calm clear waters, perfect for children and adults with limited skilled at swimming. As special attractions you will find a natural swimming among the reefs and a small forest of palm trees that provide all the necessary shade. It has two restaurants, restrooms and rental of tents and chairs.


This key is known to host a nude beach, perhaps due to its somewhat remote location, at the northern end of the park. It is rarely visited and has no tourist facilities.


This bustling city has about 17,000 inhabitants, most of them involved in tourism, commerce and fishing. With regard to tourism development, it has increased over the past ten years, resulting in giving rise to many inns, hotels, restaurants and shops. Much business is done around Liberty Street, which is the main springboard where there are shops of all kinds. Taking this street can get to the beach Punta Brava, Morrocoy park only accessible by road.


This beach is the closest to Tucacas, forms part of Morrocoy Park, which you enter by paying entry. On the shore are street vendors and rental services are awning and chairs. Should visit on weekdays.


There is a cay but a beach on the mainland, but is reached by boat. Crystalline blue sea washes the sand on this quiet beach protected by reefs, without doubt the most beautiful park. No facilities.

BOCA Paiclas

Located in the passage between the open sea and park, this key, the closest to Tucacas, is ideal for children because the depth is gradual. The water is transparent, clear and warm temperature. The coconut trees offer shade and a spectacular landscape.

BEACHES Playuela and Playuelita

These two spades neighbors who share the same input have views over the open sea, though its waters are very calm by the protection afforded by the coral reef. Playita is very flat perfect for children. It has bathrooms, rent chairs and tents and a restaurant, and street vendors.


Of white sands and turquoise waters, Dry Mouth is protected from waves and has a fascinating marine life. It is a popular beach on weekends with restaurant and health.


Is this island, viewed particularly motorboats, sailboats and yachts can anchor very easily thanks to the protection provided by reefs. Seabed, not very deep, have abundant marine life. It has no tourist facilities.


Leaving Boca de Aroa Morón towards the end of Falcon state, in the Gulf Sad, find this very long stretch of white sand (20 km x 30 m), restless and dark waters. The color contrast between the sand, sea and vegetation where large coconut blunt, provides a landscape worthy of a postcard. For many years we have been constructing a four beaches along this vast beach, but have not had the maintenance, they are: Monte Carlo, Santa Rosa, El Cairo, My Mareit, the Chieftains, Creole and Mi La Estancia hut.


The other town beach is called El Supí Corner Fish Fry, located a little farther north. This beach, a large swath of gray sand (450 m x 20 m) provides a rough sea and deep, with moderate to strong waves. In general it is more visited than the nearby beach, but has the same clean condition and also no services.