Macuto, Vargas

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Macuto
San Bartolomé de Macuto
Macuto is located in Venezuela
Macuto
Macuto
Coordinates: 10°36′24″N 66°53′33″W / 10.60667°N 66.89250°W / 10.60667; -66.89250Coordinates: 10°36′24″N 66°53′33″W / 10.60667°N 66.89250°W / 10.60667; -66.89250
Country VenezuelaVenezuela
State Vargas
Municipality Macuto Municipality
Founded 24 August 1740
Time zone VST
Climate BSh

Macuto is a city in Vargas state, Venezuela.

Macuto was founded in August 1740 on the site of an indigenous village called Guaicamacuto ("basket of thorns"). It is known for its beaches, and for the town of Galipán, famous for its flowers.

Macuto beach in 1911
Miramar Hotel in 1929