Margarita Island Pictures

Playa El Yaque - Isla Margarita, Venezuela
Pictures and a video clip from a visit to El Yaque beach located on Margarita Island, Venezuela, South America.

Playa El Yaque

El Yaque Kite Surfers

Calm Shallow Waters


Playa El Yaque is one of the most popular beaches on Isla Margarita.

The main attraction at El Yaque Beach is the calm shallow waters of the Caribbean Sea and consistent winds that permit year round windsurfing and kite surfing.

There is little natural shade on Playa El Yaque so plan on renting an umbrella or taking shelter in one of the many restaurants or bars.

If you want to learn to kite surf or windsurf, there are several schools with professional instructors. If you're already an experience windsurfer or kite surfer, you can rent equipment from any of the various establishments on Playa El Yaque.

Two events that take place on Playa El Yaque include the PKRA Tour (Professional Kiteboard Riders Assocation) and the El Yaque Windsurf Contest.

Small Fishing Boat
Kite Surfing Gear
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White Sand Beach
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Windsurfer Falling Down
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Filming Windsurfing Video

To view a short video from our trip to Playa El Yaque, click on the blue link below this paragraph. The video is encoded in the Windows Media (WMV) format, runs about two minutes long and has a file size of about 40 MB. To download the video file to your computer's hard drive, right click and choose "Save Target As" or "Save Link As" depending on which browser you are using (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Etc).

Playa El Yaque Video Clip - Windsurfers & Kite Surfers - Isla Margarita, Venezuela
El Yaque Beach
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