Posada Caracol

Los Roques, Venezuela

Posada Caracol is a small charming guesthouse located directly on Caracol Beach in the beautiful island archipelago of Los Roques off the coast of Venezuela, with turquoise waters, pristine white sandy beaches and excellent scuba diving opportunities.

At a Glance

  • One of the few posadas in Los Roques located directly on the seafront

  • Amazing snorkeling, diving and fishing in the surrounding waters

  • Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the posada's terraces

  • Home cooked cuisine featuring plenty of delicious seafood

  • All stays include boat transfers to the nearby uninhabited islands, with white sands and turquoise waters

Beach, Sailing & surfing, Adventure, Diving

Insider's View

Try out the new massage salon at Villa Caracol, for a relaxing treatment.

Karen Chapman

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The archipelago of Los Roques is a true paradise. Its clear waters are home to a fantastic array of marine life, from parrotfish and barracuda, to dolphins and turtles. Posada Caracol is a great base from which to explore the outlying cayes of Los Roques, with their pristine white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and colorful coral reefs. There are fantastic opportunities for snorkeling and diving as well as windsurfing, kitesurfing and fishing.

Posada Caracol has a very privileged location, being one of the few posadas in Los Roques located directly on the beach. There are just four simple yet charming guest rooms, giving an intimate feel to the property. Meals at Posada Caracol are prepared in Italian style and international dishes are enriched with a local touch. Delicious seafood is one the main specialities.

Guests can also enjoy relaxing on the posada's two terraces, with comfortable tables and chairs and gorgeous sea views; just perfect for sipping a cocktail whilst watching the sun go down.


Posada Caracol has four simple guest rooms, with private bathroom. All have ceiling fan, mini fridge and radio.


Children from the age of 5 years upwards are welcome at Posada Caracol although there are no formal children's facilities.


Facilities at Posada Caracol include two terraces with romantic sea views, a small pool, a spa treatment area, a restaurant and a private boat for trips to the outlying islands.


Los Roques is a marine paradise and an excellent destination for water based activities. Scuba diving, salt water fly fishing, snorkeling, kite surfing, windsurfing and kayaking are all on offer here. If you are looking simply to relax a boat trip can be taken to one of the islands where you can spend the day chilling out, soaking up the sun and enjoying a picnic.

Location & Directions

Los Roques, Venezuela

Posada Caracol is located on the main island of Gran Roque, just three minutes walk from the local airstrip.

When to go

Los Roques is a dry climate, it seldom rains. There are no winter “cold fronts”, such as those frequently experienced in the Bahamas, Mexico and Belize and hurricanes bypass Los Roques to the north. The sun is very intense so come well prepared.

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