Isla Larga, Venezuela
Isla Larga (Long Island) is located within the Las Aves Archipelago, Venezuala. It is one of 21 islets and islands which make up the archipelago. The archipelago conists of two atoll-like reef complexes. Isla Larga is located in Aves de Sotavento, the western group.
At the south of Long Island are beaches of white sand with calm and crystal clear waters, coral reefs and mangroves . In contrast the north coast is rocky, with waves constantly hitting rocks.
Long Island is an excellent place to practice diving and snorkeling. The island offers a wide variety of marine life and beautiful coral around the German freighter "Sesostris", which sank in 1940. Another tradition is the latest extreme sport practice swimming in open water, the swimmers dive into the sea from Playa Huequito (on land), and return across the channel separating the mainland Long Island.
Things to See and Do
* Diving & snorkeling
* Pedal boats
* Marine life
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Bolívar fuerte (VEF)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 5.4 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus four and half hours
International Country Telephone Code – +58
Transport Links – Isla Large can be reached by boat from Quizandal.