Sailing is one of the most enjoyable recreational activities that tourists can enjoy when vacationing in Los Roques, Venezuela. The waters off Gran Roque, and the other islands that make up The Achripelago Los Roques National Park are ideal for sailing.
The area of the Caribbean sea off the coast of Venezuela that’s home to Los Roques’ 350 islands, cays, and islets cover over 221,120 hectares (546 acres) ÔÇô providing plenty of open water for everything from a cruise a mile from the shore of Gran Roque island, or venture out into deeper waters for a full day tour to one of the other Los Roques islands.
To help you get the most out of your sailing charter in Los Roques, here’s more information about how to rent a sailboat, the types of tours you can take, and an estimate of what you can expect to pay for a day (or longer) sailing trip in Los Roques.
There are multiple types and sizes of sailboats that you can rent or charter in Los Roques largest island of Gran Roque, from 39 foot
(11m) sloops to large, 64 foot (19 meter) cruisers. Sailboat charters range in price, which is covered at the end of the next section of this guide: “Sailboat Rental Prices in Los Roques.”
There are several ways of renting or chartering a sailboat in Los Roques.
With so many sailboat charters available on Los Roques’ largest island of Gran Roque, it can be difficult to know exactly what to pay and what to expect for your money. Here’s some helpful information to help you rent the best sailboat in Los Roques for you and your guests:
Sailboat charter companies on Gran Roque will typically charge $155-$275 per person for a 24 hour sailboat rental. For that price, your sailboat comes complete with a captain, cook, comfortable accomodations, and 3 meals per day.
Many sailboat charters out of Gran Roque also include an open bar at no extra charge, so if you’d like to enjoy a cocktail or two while sailing, make sure to ask the boat charter’s if they include open bar service.
You can also rent a sailboat in Los Roques for a partial day. Prices start around $90 per person and usually include top quality lunch
such as Lobster or fresh fish, an open bar. Some sailboat day charters also include gear for additional activities, such as snorkeling and scuba diving.