Los Roques is an archipelago of venezuela, located in the Caribbean, at 168 Km (100 miles) north of La Guaira, Caracas ´ port. For its beauty and ecological importance it was declared national park in 1972.
The archipelago has more than 50 islands. The most important, El Gran Roque (The great rock) is the only one populated and is where the airport is located. The other important islands are Francisqui, Nordisqui, Madrisqui y Crasqui.
What makes Los Roques such a wonderful place is the huge extension of peaceful waters, the presence of lagoons, small islands and beaches with white sand (from coral origin), and crystalline waters with incredible colors.
To the left, a white sand beach. To the right, corals under the water.