Mount Irvine beach is popular for surfing; you can come and enjoy good surf from December to March. In addition to this Mount Irvine is the place to do some great snorkeling. The beach also houses a great bar and restaurant.
At Mount Irvine Beach, the backdrop of the shoreline is always beautiful, whether at sunrise, sunset or any time in-between the skies are artistically painted with unmatched colour schemes. It is the perfect setting for an ordinary day at the beach or a special occasion like a wedding ceremony or photoshoot.
The 800m (half-mile) stretch of beach has two sides. One is maintained by the local authorities and the other by the Mt. Irvine Bay Hotel, both sides are open to the public .The Northern end (maintained by the local authority) usually has high waves with surfing action between the months of November to April. Picnic huts are strategically placed with a panoramic view of the Bay. Looking across from under the comfort of a hut, one can hear the crash of the waves with faint sounds of laughter and music emanating from the on-site bar and restaurant. The side maintained by the Hotel also hosts a restaurant and bar
There is a stack of rocks that plays the roles of a habitat for crabs, a natural divider for the beach and a point of adventure for any regular beach trip. Beyond the rocks, the area is excellent for swimming and sunbathing.
The beach is characterised by the calm blue waves that lap at the tan sand that melts into the crevices of one’s toes. When one surrenders to the inviting charm of the Caribbean Sea, they will enter a world with a marine life as bright and colourful as a child’s imagination. Swimming along the shoreline is recommended for cautious swimmers and small friendly fish nip at your feet while you splash around in the water. Water sports like kayaking are available on the beachfront and beach-goers can head out in a kayak or snorkel and discover the coral, sponge and reef fish species abound in the waters around you.
Beach amenities include washroom facilities, picnic huts outfitted with tables and seating, a car park, life-guards, two restaurants and bars. Roadside vendors selling locally-made craft and freshly-caught fish line Shirvan Road a short stroll away from the beach.
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Back Bay is an 8-minute walk from the Mount Irvine Bay hotel. Snorkeling, body surfing and tanning is generally excellent at this bay. It also very secluded so best go in a group.
This group offers guests a chance of 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!
This beach which is a great spot for swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, surfing and sun bathing is located in the Black Rock area just below Fort Bennett.
Great scenery and clears water welcome you to the Bay at Buccoo Village, one of the main centres of Tobagonian entertainment. The bay is long and sandy but the better bathing waters are found further out where snorkelling at the famous Buccoo Reef is allowed through tour and glass bottom boat operators.
Fort Bennett is located in Black Rock, Tobago, overlooking Grafton Beach. The Fort was built by the Dutch between 1628 and 1636. Later on, in the 1680’s the Courlanders refortified it in order to protect their then flourishing settlement in the Great Courland Bay area.
Located in Plymouth – one of Tobago’s oldest towns – this Fort overlooks Great Courland Bay on a well manicured headland which makes this destination excellent for sightseeing, relaxing and picnicking.
Grange Breach (also known as the wall by locals) offers great swimming and is a perfect destination to relax and watch the sunset.
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. Take a rejuvenating swim With the deep ocean on one side and palm fringed beaches on the other.
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.
Stonehaven Bay is a picturesque beach destination that comprised of soft, light brown, medium grain sand that is ideal for destination weddings, leisurely romantic walks, sunbathing, snorkeling, kayaking and surfing.
This sculpture was built to honour the early settlers to Plymouth who came from Courland (now called Latvia) It was created in 1976 by a local artist and sculpture and represents “freedom”.
The Mystery Tombstone of Betty Stiven lies in the quiet fishing village of Plymouth, Tobago. Its mysterious inscription has been unsolved for over 200 years to date.
Turtle Beach also known as Great Courland Bay, got its name from the amount of turtles that will come ashore and lay their eggs. For you turtle lovers, turtle nesting period starts from March to August and it is also said to be a good spot for bird watching on the Northern side. The large shaded bay is also a great and relaxing bathing, surfing and kayaking site. Even though there are no lifeguards on duty, the nearby hotel puts up flags for sea bathers that indicate the safer areas.