All posts by Nazma Muller

Courtesy the Villas at Stonehaven

Tobago accommodation guide 2018

Glamorous resorts, boutique hotels, eco retreats, B&Bs, and so much more in Tobago…

A room at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad.

Trinidad accommodation guide 2018

International chains, local gems, B&Bs, eco escapes, and so much more!

Divers adore the reefs off Tobago. Courtesy The Division of Tourism and Transportation.

Diving in Tobago: kingdom of the corals

It’s just like Finding Nemo. Dive below the surface of the aquamarine and azure waters off Tobago and enter the kingdom of the coral reefs. Many of the dive sites here are drift dives, which just means that you just go with the flow — literally. You adjust your buoyancy to follow the current; keep

The Gasparee Caves, Trinidad. Photo: Stephen Broadbridge

Family-friendly fun in Trinidad

Chaguaramas The Chaguaramas National Heritage Park in Trinidad’s northwestern peninsula is just 20 minutes from Port of Spain (with no traffic, of which there is a lot on weekends and public holidays). Home to the wondrous Tucker Valley, families share space with hikers, bikers, explorers, bird watchers, hashers, archers, and golfers all have their place

Sunrise at the ever-popular Maracas beach. Photo by Chris Anderson

Beach and river days in Trinidad

Beach bummin’ While Tobago’s beaches are calm, Trinidad’s waters tend to be a little more eventful, shall we say, with bigger, more powerful waves and rugged cliffs or dramatic mountain backdrops. There’s the world-famous Maracas Beach, which is undergoing a facelift, but still the spot for fried bake and shark (although the sharks are now

Game fishing is fantastic in Tobago. Photo by project1photography/Shutterstock

Tobago game fishing

Plenty of fish in the sea? Game fishing is fantastic here, with the main offshore season lasting from October to June. Anglers can expect to do battle with blue marlins, white marlins, swordfish, wahoo, tuna, barracudas, mahi-mahi (dolphin-fish) and sharks. Large game fish migrate south for the winter and chase the schools of small flying

A Black-throated mango hummingbird at the Adventure Eco Villas in Tobago. Photo by Rapso Imaging

Tobago sightseeing — and boons for birders!

Sightseeing & day trips: our picks for 2018 Tobago is small enough for much of it to be seen in a day, especially if you start out early. Tour operators offer a range of full-day and half-day tours, plus specialised itineraries based on your interests. For eco tours and adventures, make sure to book with

Prophet Benjamin wows the crowd. Courtesy the Shade Nightclub

Your Tobago arts & entertainment guide 2018

There are more than enough bars, restaurants, clubs, casinos and open-air party venues to keep you happy — especially on the western side of the island!