Archipiélago Los Roques attractions

Beach in Archipiélago Los Roques

Gran Roque

Gran Roque is the main island and population center, and exudes a distinct Caribbean feel. The sandy streets of the fishing village are lined with single-story, brightly painted concrete houses and the waterfront is…
Island in Archipiélago Los Roques


The nearest island to Gran Roque, Madrizquí is only about 1km (0.6mi) to the southeast. It was the favorite island of affluent caraqueños (people from Caracas), who built summer beach houses here before th…
Wildlife Reserve in Archipiélago Los Roques

Marine Biological Station

At the far southwestern edge of the archipelago, the tiny island of Dos Mosquises Sur is home to a Marine Biological Station run by the Fundación Científica Los Roques. The station, which can be visited, h…