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lagunamar vs nh (hesperia)

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lagunamar vs nh (hesperia)

Hi, I have never been to Margarita island, and would like to ask your piece of advice.

reading reviews on this forum, I understood that the best 4* all.inc. are Lagunamar and Hesperia Isla margarita (nh now). Oppions of Lagunamar are more positive but the sea on pictures is quite rough (waves).

Please advise, which of the 2 hotels (or may be other options) is better.

I looking for a calm beach for swimming, and if possible large shade areas and diet food.

Thank you for your help.

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1. Re: lagunamar vs nh (hesperia)

Hesperia Isla Margarita will have calmer waters compared to Lagunamar. It is located along the north side of Margarita with a very nice view and a nice beach. The beach at Lagunamar can have some rough surf. Lagunamar is a much bigger property with more pools and restaurants. Although I haven't stayed at Isla Margarita I'd suspect its the nicer hotel of the two. Lagunmar is near Porlamar which means you would be closer to nightlife and shopping. Isla Margarita is more secluded but taxis are relatively cheap.

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2. Re: lagunamar vs nh (hesperia)

Mig-admin, thank you for your help and for the exhaustive information on the two hotels. It is clear now.

Im still hesitating because of the pros and cons you mention, but i think i'll stay at Nh isla margarita for the calm beach.

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3. Re: lagunamar vs nh (hesperia)

I'm glad you found the info helpful.

A few more pros for Isla Margarita would be the sunsets and it is located near a number of nice little beaches with calm water. These beaches include Playa Zaragoza, Playa Guayacan and Playa Manzanillo. Zaragoza is the most developed of the three and the closest . Guayacan and Manzanillo are assocated with small fishing villages nestled in bays. Restaurants and beach chairs are available for a nominal fee at all three. These two locations are a must visit just because their photogenic surroundings.

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4. Re: lagunamar vs nh (hesperia)

Thank you for these tips, I love such scenic places.

(i wonder why the expensive hotels are always built somewhere far from such beautiful beaches).

thank you writing, I was exactly looking for a such a place to swim or just adore the sunset.

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5. Re: lagunamar vs nh (hesperia)

mig-admin wouldn't steer you wrong.

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