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Flights to La Guaira

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La Guaira, Venezuela is the country's main port city, located just 19 miles from the capital Caracas. Founded in 1577, it served as an outlet to the sea for Caracas. The city itself was unfortunately damaged by floods in 1999, but has rebuilt itself. Today, La Guaira is known for its beaches and its role as a gateway to Venezuela. Here you'll find a mix of historical sites and modern amenities. Depending on what you prefer, the best time to visit can vary. If you're looking for beach weather, aim for the dry season from December to April. If you enjoy festivals, then January to March is ideal, with Carnival being a major celebration.

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Airports near La Guaira

Planning a trip to La Guaira? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to La Guaira.

Simón Bolívar International Airport

Located in Maiquetía, approximately 20 kilometres from La Guaira, Simón Bolívar International Airport is the closest international airport to the city. It serves as the main gateway for travellers visiting Caracas and the surrounding areas.


Arturo Michelena International Airport

Situated in Valencia, around 150 kilometres from La Guaira, Arturo Michelena International Airport is another option for travellers. While it is not as close as Simón Bolívar International Airport, it is still within a reasonable driving distance.


Santiago Mariño Caribbean International Airport

Located on Isla Margarita, approximately 400 kilometres from La Guaira, Santiago Mariño Caribbean International Airport is a regional airport that offers both domestic and international flights. If you choose this airport, you may need to take a connecting flight or drive from Isla Margarita to reach La Guaira.


José Antonio Anzoátegui International Airport

Situated in Barcelona, around 400 kilometres from La Guaira, José Antonio Anzoátegui International Airport is another regional airport that you can consider. Similar to Santiago Mariño Caribbean International Airport, you may need to take a connecting flight or drive from Barcelona to reach La Guaira.

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Things to do in La Guaira

With a wide variety of attractions in La Guaira, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

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Mount Avila Cable Car

This iconic cable car system whisks you up over 2,100 meters to the summit of Avila Mountain, offering stunning panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and the buzzing city of Caracas. The ride itself is an adventure, taking you over lush vegetation and steep cliffs. At the top, you'll find hiking trails, restaurants, and souvenir shops.

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La Guaira Beaches

La Guaira has several beautiful beaches, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. Playa Los Angeles is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, offering calm waters and soft sand. Playa Los Niños, which translates to "Children's Beach", is another great option for families with its shallow waters and gentle waves.

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La Casa Guipuzcoana

This colonial mansion, dating back to the 17th century, is one of the oldest buildings in La Guaira. It now houses a museum that exhibits artefacts and furniture from the colonial period, providing insight into the city's long history. The architecture itself is worth seeing, with its traditional red-tiled roof and wooden balconies.

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