Pigeon Point Beach, Trinidad and Tobago
Pigeon Point Beach
Known for its calm, turquoise waters, this popular white sand beach offers water sports & cabanas.

Pigeon Point Beach

Known for its calm, turquoise waters, this popular white sand beach offers water sports & cabanas.

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Saddle Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Saddle Road
Saddle Road, Port of Spain.

Saddle Road

Saddle Road, Port of Spain.

Bamboo Cathedral, Radio Tower Road, Trinidad and Tobago
Bamboo Cathedral
Bamboo Cathedral, Radio Tower Road, Trinidad and Tobago

Bamboo Cathedral

Bamboo Cathedral, Radio Tower Road, Trinidad and Tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago Travel Information

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Key facts


Port of Spain


Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela


Trinidad and Tobago dollars (TTD)


5,128 sq km


1,221,047 (July 2021 est.)


English (official), Trinidadian Creole English, Tobagonian Creole English, Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Trinidadian Creole French, Spanish, Chinese


Protestant 32.1% (Pentecostal/Evangelical/Full Gospel 12%, Baptist 6.9%, Anglican 5.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 4.1%, Presbyterian/Congregational 2.5%, other Protestant 0.9%), Roman Catholic 21.6%, Hindu 18.2%, Muslim 5%, Jehovah's Witness 1.5%, other 8.4%, none 2.2%, unspecified 11.1% (2011 est.)



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Things to Do

  • 1. Scuba Diving at Buccoo Reef

    Explore the beautiful underwater world of Buccoo Reef with a scuba diving adventure. Dive among colorful coral reefs, encounter exotic marine life, and discover shipwrecks in this amazing dive spot in Trinidad and Tobago.

  • 2. Hiking to the Argyle Waterfall

    Embark on a thrilling hike through the lush rainforest to reach the stunning Argyle Waterfall. Feel the refreshing mist as the cascading waters plunge into a natural pool, providing a perfect spot for swimming and relaxation.

  • 3. Visiting the Pitch Lake

    Take a fascinating tour of the Pitch Lake, the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. Learn about the formation process of this unique geological wonder and walk on its surface, which is often described as a 'lunar landscape.'

  • 4. Exploring Fort King George

    Step back in time as you explore the historic Fort King George. This 18th-century fort offers panoramic views of the surrounding area and allows visitors to learn about Trinidad and Tobago's colonial past through its museum and exhibits.

  • 5. Birdwatching in the Caroni Swamp

    Embark on a birdwatching adventure in the Caroni Swamp, home to a diverse range of bird species, including the majestic scarlet ibis. Witness the vibrant colors of these birds as they gather in large flocks during sunset.

  • 6. Enjoying Maracas Beach

    Relax and soak up the sun at Maracas Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Trinidad and Tobago. Swim in the clear blue waters, indulge in delicious local cuisine such as bake and shark, and take in the picturesque coastal views.

  • 7. Taking a Glass-Bottom Boat Tour of Buccoo Reef

    Experience the beauty of Buccoo Reef without getting wet on a glass-bottom boat tour. Admire the vibrant coral formations and observe colorful marine life through the boat's glass panels, offering a unique perspective of the underwater world.

  • 8. Exploring the Asa Wright Nature Centre

    Immerse yourself in nature at the Asa Wright Nature Centre, a renowned birdwatching and eco-tourism destination. Wander through lush forests, spot a wide variety of bird species, and learn about the importance of conservation and biodiversity.

  • 9. Visiting the Temple in the Sea

    Visit the Temple in the Sea, a unique religious site built by a single man as a symbol of perseverance and faith. Explore the beautiful temple, set on a small island surrounded by water, and learn about its fascinating history.

  • 10. Attending the Tobago Heritage Festival

    Immerse yourself in Tobago's rich cultural heritage by attending the Tobago Heritage Festival. Experience traditional dancing, music, food, and crafts, and learn about the customs and traditions of the island's diverse communities.



Trinidad and Tobago has a tropical climate, with warm temperatures year-round. The average high temperature is around 32°C (90°F) and the average low temperature is around 24°C (75°F). The islands experience high humidity and occasional rainfall, but generally have a dry season which runs from January to May.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Trinidad and Tobago is during the dry season, which runs from January to May. The weather is sunny and pleasant during this time, making it ideal for outdoor activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and hiking. Additionally, this is also the peak tourist season, so there are more events and activities happening on the island. Keep in mind that prices for hotels and flights are generally higher during this time.




Roti is a popular dish in Trinidad and Tobago that consists of unleavened flatbread served with various fillings such as curried chicken, goat, or chickpeas. It is a staple food with Indian influence and is often enjoyed as a handheld meal.

Aloo Pie

Aloo Pie

Aloo Pie is a savory, fried pastry filled with seasoned mashed potatoes, herbs, and spices. It is a beloved street food in Trinidad and Tobago, often served with spicy chutneys or sauces for a delicious and satisfying snack.

Bake and Shark

Bake and Shark

Bake and Shark is a popular Trinidadian sandwich made with fried or grilled shark meat encased in a fried dough called 'bake.' It is typically served with a variety of condiments and hot sauces, offering a flavorful and delightful culinary experience.



Callaloo is a traditional Trinidadian dish made from the young leaves of the dasheen plant. It is cooked down into a savory, spinach-like stew often flavored with okra, coconut milk, and a medley of aromatic herbs and spices, offering a rich and hearty dish.



Doubles are a beloved street food in Trinidad and Tobago consisting of two flat fried breads, known as 'bara,' filled with curried chickpeas and a variety of chutneys and hot sauces. It is a flavorful and satisfying snack that is enjoyed throughout the day.



Trinidad and Tobago offers a wide variety of hotels to choose from, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury resorts. Visitors can find hotels in major cities such as Port of Spain and Scarborough, as well as in more remote locations like Maracas Bay. Some popular hotel chains in Trinidad and Tobago include Hyatt, Hilton, and Radisson.

Vacation Rentals

Vacation rentals, such as apartments, villas, and cottages, are also popular options for visitors to Trinidad and Tobago. These rentals offer more privacy and space than traditional hotels, and can be a great option for families or groups of friends traveling together. Vacation rentals can be found in popular tourist destinations such as Pigeon Point and Maracas Bay.

Guesthouses and B&Bs

Guesthouses and B&Bs are a good option for visitors looking for a more intimate and personal experience. These accommodations are often run by local families and offer a unique glimpse into Trinidad and Tobago culture. Guesthouses and B&Bs can be found in several towns and villages across the island.


Camping is also an option for visitors to Trinidad and Tobago, many areas such as the Pitch Lake, have designated camping spots for visitors, with amenities such as bathrooms, picnic tables and grill, and fire pit. Visitors should be prepared for hot and humid weather, and bring their own camping gear.


Cars and Motorbikes

Renting a car or motorbike is a popular option for visitors to Trinidad and Tobago, as it allows for greater flexibility and freedom to explore the islands. Visitors can rent cars and motorbikes from several rental agencies located at the Piarco International Airport and other locations throughout the islands. Keep in mind that traffic can be heavy in major cities such as Port of Spain and Scarborough and that driving is on the left side of the road.

Taxis and Private Transfers

Taxis and private transfers are also widely available in Trinidad and Tobago, and can be found at major airports and tourist destinations. Taxis are generally affordable, but fares can be negotiated and should be agreed upon before starting the trip. Some taxi drivers may also offer tours of the island.

Public Transport

Trinidad and Tobago also has a public transportation system that includes buses, mini-buses, and ferries. Bus and mini-bus service is available in most areas of the island, and bus stops can be found along major roads and in towns and cities. The ferries operate between Trinidad and Tobago and also offer a service to some nearby islands. Public transport can be an affordable option, but the schedules are often unpredictable and the rides can be crowded.

Water Taxi

Water taxis are widely available in Trinidad and Tobago, and can be found at major ports such as the Port of Spain and Scarborough. Water taxis offer a unique way to explore the islands and offer service to nearby islands such as Chacachacare, Monos, and Huevos.



  • The currency of Trinidad and Tobago is the Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD).

Cash And Cards

  • It is recommended to carry cash in small denominations as many places do not accept credit cards.
  • Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted in major establishments in urban areas.


  • ATMs are available in most urban areas and accept major international debit and credit cards.
  • It is advisable to withdraw cash from ATMs located in well-lit and secure areas.


  • Tipping is not mandatory in Trinidad and Tobago but is appreciated for good service.
  • It is customary to tip waitstaff, taxi drivers, and hotel staff around 10% of the bill or fare.

Cost Of Living

  • The cost of living in Trinidad and Tobago is relatively high, especially in urban areas.
  • Prices for goods and services can vary depending on the location and tourist season.


  • Be cautious of street vendors and individuals offering deals that seem too good to be true.
  • Avoid engaging in street gambling or other activities that may involve scams or fraud.