Over on the sister isle Tobago, you will find some of the Caribbean’s most idyllic picture-perfect beaches. Warm white sand, crystal-clear waters perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving, and beaches so remote that yours may well be the only footprints for miles, are just some of the seaside options Tobago has on offer. Many of Tobago’s more popular beaches are also equipped with ample facilities and food options for visitors.
One of Tobago’s most iconic beaches, the white sand and cerulean waters of Pigeon Point make it the picture-perfect Caribbean retreat. There are ample facilities and food options here for beachgoers. Pigeon Point also serves as a launching point for glass-bottomed boat tours of the nearby Buccoo Reef and Nylon Pool.
Top image: Pigeon Point Photo: Jason Sookermany
The perfect spot to enjoy a Tobago sunset, Buccoo Bay offers ample parking, public toilets, and changing rooms. It is also located minutes from the goat racing stadium as well as the famous ‘Sunday School’ parties which are always full of local music and sumptuous Tobago cuisine.
Despite being one of the most gorgeous beaches on the island, Englishman’s Bay remains a hidden treasure, far away from the throngs of beach going locals and visitors, located between Parlatuvier and Castara. Food and craft can be purchased from a few vendors and there is a small restaurant on the beachfront.
Just minutes away from the ANR Robinson International Airport and within walking distance of souvenir shops, bars, and food stalls with tons of local food on offer, Store Bay has it all! It’s the perfect place to relax in Tobago’s crystal-clear waters.
One of Tobago’s most popular beaches and anyone who has spent the day swimming in its pristine waters, fishing off its rocks, or liming on its shores can easily understand why. The nearby reef, which can easily be accessed from the beach, makes Mt. Irvine a true snorkelling paradise. This beach is also popular with surfers, fishermen, and scuba divers.
Buccoo Bay - Photo: Nicholas Bhajan