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Cayo Francisqui

Address: Los Roques National Park, Venezuela
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Owner description: A great destination for day-tripping windsurfers, fly fishermen and beach aficionados.
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Owner description: A great destination for day-tripping windsurfers, fly fishermen and beach aficionados.
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

clear water, warm and spectacular view. the color of the water is just amazing. soo warm you do want to go out of the water if you have the opportunity make your sell a favor and go there

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

when you get to los roques you have 2 choices. take a package tour and be crowded in with another 20-30 people per day or, rent a boat (with a skipper) and ask him to take you to a sand bank, leave you there, and return to pick you up at sundown. Most posadas, will organize this trip, and you... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Here, this key, have the possibility to walk some meters with the water at your knees. You can take a chair with you and sit there while your kids are careless playing or simply stay talking with friends. If you snorkel, maybe can see some lobsters laying at the bottom between the algae. At the rear part of the key,... More 

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New York, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

All the cayos I have visited in Los Roques are gorgeous and Francisqui is no exception. We went for a short-day on Friday because we were leaving for Caracas on a 3:00 flight. The short distance from Gran Roque make this the perfect cayo if you have less than a full day at the beach, but you may never want... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Just 15 minutes on boat from the Gran Roque island, francisqui is a beautiful place to go and spend the day! The beach is ideal for swimming, doing kitesurfing or snorkeling. On one side there is what locals call "the pool" where you can snorkel around watching marine life. There is a restaurant where you can have lunch if it... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The water is crazy (you can see 3 diferent colors in the same place) unbelivable!!!!.. is just 5 minutes from the gran roque, so is the best option if you have a tight schedule

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Barcelona, España
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

One of the islands we visited from Gran Roque (10 minutes away by boat). It has a wind and kite surf school and rental service. Nice place also to rest or to snorkel. Bring sun block and mosquito repellant!

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Melbourne, Australia
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307 reviews 307 reviews
112 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

one of the closest beach/island options from Gran Roque - has a strip of beach and beautiful crystal clear turquoise water. Also a restaurant with great food. But be aware that biting flies and some other sort of really tiny biting insect start to appear in the afternoons (I was there in Aug, no idea if it's year-round). Sitting in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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256 reviews 256 reviews
77 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

This review is intended to actually express my utter joy not just in this one island but in all of Los Roques. The place is unbelievably lovely and deserves to be more visited but in many regards it is the limited amount of tourists that come here that keep it rather charming. The streets are all of sand, there are... More 

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Buenos Aires
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Lovely key but at a certain time in the afternoon you are bitten by very tiny green insects for quite a while

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