Category: Tobago

Leatherback Turtle returning to sea. Courtesy The Division of Tourism and Transportation

Ancient mariners — Tobago’s turtles

Turtle-watching in Tobago Tobago gets a lot fewer turtles than Trinidad, but you will still see enough to make this an awesome experience. Plus, it’s easier to get to them in Tobago. Hundreds of the giant leatherbacks and hawksbills nest on four main beaches — Turtle Beach, Mt Irvine Stonehaven, and Turtle Beach. Hawksbills also

3canal performs at the Tobago Jazz Experience. Photo courtesy the THA

A Tobago festivals calendar for 2018

In alphabetical order, here are some of Tobago’s most treasured festivals, from Harvests and Heritage Festival to Jazz Experience and Great Fete

Goat racing is popular at Great Fete as well as during the Easter long weekend. Photo by Stephen Broadbridge

Easter Goat and Crab Racing

Buccoo Goat & Crab Racing Festival, and Mt. Pleasant Goat Race Perhaps the most unique of all Tobagonian traditions is the Goat and Crab Races. At Easter time, only Friday and Monday are official holidays, but Easter Tuesday is not really a day for work in Tobago: people head to Buccoo in droves for the

Liming and partying Tobago style in 2017

Tobago nightlife & entertainment   Bars & happy hours Some of the most popular bars rub shoulders with the restaurants at major hotels and developments like the Magdalena Grand, Crown Point Hotel, the Seahorse Inn, and the Villas at Stonehaven, so you may not need to go far! But there are others like BarCode (Scarborough),

Pigeon Point. Photo courtesy TDC

What to see & do in Tobago for 2017

Tobago sightseeing & eco escapes — the 2017 edition 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

Relaxing in Castara. Photo by Chris Anderson

Where to stay in Tobago: our accommodation guide for 2017

Glamorous resorts, boutique hotels, eco retreats, B&Bs, and so much more in Tobago…   Booking.com   In the thick of things: Tobago’s southwest There’s a lot to be said for basing yourself near Crown Point. The airport is right there. Two of the island’s most popular (and often crowded) beaches, Store Bay and Pigeon Point,

Cuisine corner: our Tobago food & dining guide for 2017

Food & dining, Tobago style This is just a beginner’s guide — for much more, dive in to the range of coverage, including recipes and local food features, in our Food & Entertainment section.   Fine dining Tobago’s best restaurants pair delectable food — including European, Asian, Caribbean and local Tobagonian favourites — with ambience

Lover's Bay is a hidden gem accessible only by boat. Photo by Nyla Singh

Our Tobago beach picks for 2017

Discover Tobago’s magnificent beaches OK, no matter what else you may have come to Tobago to explore, enjoying its truly stunning beaches is bound to feature high up on your list of things to do! So here are our top five for 2017 — plus many of our other favourites. One quick tip: the further north