Continent
South America
Country
Venezuela
Next Big City
Aeropuerto Internacional de Maiquetía
Next Town
Archipielago Los Roques
 
Type:
Island
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Reefs
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

On one side of this sandbar is perfectly flat, on the other side is almost flat. And about 250m you have a reef with perfects waves of about 2/3 foots, a little bit hazard because of the shallow reef. All around is flat water with only sand at the bottom! And at 10 meters it gets very deep if you want get creative.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Only soft white sand, big enough to launch safely.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts, Shorty

This is the Caribbean. Perfect conditions all year around. No wetsuit needed. Only during winter it can get a bit chilly in the morning or afternoon.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE
Main Direction:
NE

The wind season starts in middle November to July with 18-20 knots average. But in the pick of the season you can find 25-30 knots. Northeast trade winds.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
No walk

This is a sand bar in the middle of a group of little islands called Archipielago. It's Southeast of the big island "Gran Roque". Take a flight to Venezuela - Aeropuerto Internacional de Maiquetía. Here transfer to the Domestic Flight´s Terminal and take a flight to "Archipielago Los Roques". At Los Roques ask for the dock, and take a boat (penero) to Los Muertos. Ask for sunbrellas and beverages and the fishermen´s workout something. Remember that you will be sleeping at Gran Roque. From over there you can make day trips to different spots, just ask.

Extra information

Rules
None

If you don't have a good level or want to be extra careful ask the fishermen to stay with you at Los Muertos in case you can´t go upwind. Remember it's a sand bar in the middle of nowhere.

Nightlife

No nightlife.