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Top Ten Attractions in Tobago

For its size, Tobago packs a punch in terms of attractions and things to do.  This beautiful island of Robinson Crusoe has over 150 great destinations of all types – from eco-adventures, to beach and leisure destinations, to heritage festivals to some of the best diving in the worlds – All to make your next Caribbean vacation a blast.  But where do you start?  Here is our top ten pick for you to get started:

 

Englishman’s Bay

A beach goer takes a quite stroll along Englishman's Bay, Tobago

A beach goer takes a quite stroll along Englishman’s Bay, Tobago

On the leeward coast of Tobago, if you look carefully, you will find Englishman’s Bay – a picturesque secluded beach which despite its lack of popularity among beach-goers is arguably Tobago’s most beautiful beach destination.  Counted among the top 10 beaches in the Caribbean by many travel magazines and websites, this beach is indeed a diamond in the rough. Explore More

Argyle Waterfall

Argyle Waterfall - the tallest in TobagoAt 175 feet (54 meters), Argyle, Tobago’s highest waterfall attracts locals and foreigners to its cascade of cool, crisp water that flows down from three dramatic levels. Encircled by lush green foliage, the waterfall has 3 levels and the thunderous sound of the water is heard long before you see it. The height of the first cascade hides the real splendor of Argyle’s upper levels.  If you are adventurous you can hike up a bushy path on the right hand side to the second level, where you are greeted by a thick mist. At this level, you can lie in several natural rock tubs and let the water rush over your body. Visit this waterfall

Nylon Pool

Visitors wade in the clear waters of Nylon Pool

Visitors wade in the clear waters of Nylon Pool

This is one of many serene destinations in the tropical paradise that is Tobago. The Nylon Pool is a natural, metre-deep crystal clear swimming pool with a sandy bottom in the middle of the sea created by an offshore sandbar and a still lagoon. Learn more

Pigeon Point Beach

Pigeon Point Jetty, TobagoA 10-minute drive from the Arthur N.R. Robinson International Airport down Pigeon Point Road (also known as Milford Road Extension) will bring you to Pigeon Point – Tobago’s finest beach.  This picturesque destination is the stuff that Caribbean post card photos are made of.  With white powdery sands, fringed by swaying palm trees and bordered by calm reef-protected turquoise blue waters, Pigeon Point is perfect for relaxing, swimming and snorkeling. Go there

Being with Horses

Horse back riding in Buccoo Bay, TobagoHere is you chance for a special experience with some horses with personality! Stroll along wetlands, ride through clear blue waters of Buccoo Bay all while learning about horse care, body language and being one with nature. A truly magical experience! Learn more

Fort King George

Fort King George, Tobago

Fort King George, Tobago

This historical destination which overlooks Scarborough is the best preserved colonial fort in Tobago. With panoramic vistas that take your breath away, this recently refurbished fort was returned it to its old colonial stature. Fort King George stands as a resilient monument of Tobago’s turbulent military past. The cannons overlooking the coast are a testament to an era when many sought Tobago – not for a great Caribbean vacation but for strategic military purposes. Explore more

Castara Bay

Castara Bay, TobagoSet in the quaint village of Castara, this is a picturesque beach packed with activities including swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, snorkeling and fishing. Visit this beach

Charlotteville

The Rough Guide describes Charlotteville as the “place where visitors come for a night only and stay for months.”  Situated on the northeastern tip of

Charlotteville, Tobago

Tobago on Man-o-war Bay, the sleepy fishing village of Charlotteville is the perfect destination for the traveler seeking a picturesque location with a great beach that is largely untouched by the influences of the mainstream tourism industry. Visit this destination

Store Bay

Store Bay, TobagoOne of the busiest and most popular of Tobago’s beaches, Store Bay is known for many things: the two-minute walking distance from the ANR Robinson International Airport; Miss Jean’s curry crab and dumpling; the ladies selling local snacks like red mango, fudge and benet sticks; sale of local arts and crafts; the departure spot for boat tours to Buccoo Reef. But best of all is the bay’s crystal clear blue-green waters with waves that average about 40cm in height, making it a perfect destination for swimming. Go there

Back Bay

Back Bay, TobagoBack Bay is an 8-minute walk from the Mount Irvine Bay hotel. Snorkeling, body surfing and tanning are generally excellent at this bay. One of the bay’s greatest attractions is that it is very secluded since accessing it requires a climb down a cliff. But once on the beach its vast length, ensures that you have a spot all to yourself.  Still, it’s best to go with a group given how isolated it is. Explore more

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