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Mochima National Park

between Puerto La Cruz and Cumana, Venezuela
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Paradise!

Mochima National park is one of the most beautiful places I have visited. Once you take a boat to... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Verobedouin
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Spectacular

We went to Santa Fe town and took a peñero to visit al beaches in the park and see the Dolphins. My... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2015
Alex S
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Switzerland
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Created to protect forests in the Turmiquire mountain range, Mochima National Park is a gorgeous refuge that comprises coastal and mountainous areas.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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between Puerto La Cruz and Cumana, Venezuela
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Mochima National park is one of the most beautiful places I have visited. Once you take a boat to one of the small islands, you find yourself in paradise. Beautiful turquoise water, white sand beach, and tranquility. I had the opportunity to visit Mochima many...More

Thank Verobedouin
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We went to Santa Fe town and took a peñero to visit al beaches in the park and see the Dolphins. My son and daughter were exited about all the fish and dolphins they really saw at the end of the trip. The water was...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 1 February 2015

I only visited Mochima for one day/2 nights and found the national park dead average and the town of Mochima to be very unappealing. I didn't find the beaches here were able to come close to matching those in other places along the coast in...More

4  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 15 September 2013

I have family members living in puerto la cruz and go there once a year; granted I wouldn't go to this area just to visit the Mochima national park ( a stretch of small islands and coastal beaches ) as the area has become somewhat...More

1  Thank ElPasoMaker
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Mochima is a marine national park full of tiny islands reminiscent of Phi Phi, Thailand. There are at least 40 great dive sites including 3 wreaks all within a 30 or 40 minute boat ride from Puerto La Cruz. The best months in terms of...More

8  Thank Seanrockero
Reviewed 25 November 2012

im from ireland and when i arrived in mochima i was glad as i had just left caropina and it was rought as hell .i stay in a rented house and it was great but after you have took all the boat rides and seen...More

Thank chicken66
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Even if visibility was not great on our second day at this park, it offers amazing diving locations and very nice beaches for non divers. In particular i recommend Puinare beach and the late night party of El Faro beach.

1  Thank Takhis
Reviewed 22 March 2011

The village Mochima is a good base for the Mochima National Park (the website www.mochima.org (in Spanish) is about the national park rather than the village), if you stay here we can recommend Posada Girasol (see tripadvisor too). The village lies on a beautiful, huge...More

5  Thank Lifevoyagers
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