Margarita Island - Things to do

Isla Margarita allows you to do a variety of sports activities. The most popular activities are kite surfing, wind surfing, kayaking, mountain biking, diving and snorkeling, and horseback riding.

Most of the activities are practiced by tourists who come to the island for active vacations rather than by the residents of Isla Margarita.

Isla Margarita is a favorite destination for kitesurfing fans.

Playa el Yaque is considered one of the best places in the world to practice kitesurfing with favorable conditions all year round.

Isla de Coche and Los Roques archipelago are other very attractive places for kitesurfing, especially freestyle because the sea is almost always flat.

Isla Margarita offers numerous excellent spots for windsurfing around the island and the islands of Coche and Los Roques.

Get more details about surf spots and conditions.

Kayak is done mainly in front of the main hotels and the Laguna de la Restinga.

On weekends, kayaking trips around the Island are also organized by residents’ associations.

There are numerous points around Isla Margarita that are very attractive for diving or snorkeling. Learn more in this section.