Welcome to Charco Verde & Isla de Quiste


Not only is this a lovely spot for swimming, hiking and wildlife-watching, but it's also the home of Chico Largo, a tall, thin and ancient witch who often appears swimming or fishing in the lagoon. His primary duty is to protect the tomb and solid-gold throne of Cacique Nicarao, buried nearby.

Just offshore, Isla de Quiste is within swimming distance of the beach. Any of the area’s hotels can arrange boat service and perhaps rental tents, as it’s a prime camping, fishing and birding spot.


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Charco Verde & Isla de Quiste in detail