Seafood entrée at the Pavilion Restaurant. Courtesy the Villas at Stonehaven

Let’s eat out: Tobago’s culinary scene

Many of Tobago’s restaurants are open-air, ready to catch the afternoon or evening breeze, sometimes with amazing views…

Water lillies at Tobago Plantations. Photo by Chris Anderson

Tobago’s natural history

Tobago was once joined to the South American mainland, and has inherited a continental legacy of plants, birds, insects, mammals and topography. Its small size, 21 miles long and seven miles wide, offers easy access to tropical rain forests, idyllic white sand beaches, waterfalls and lagoons.

View from the Trinidad Hilton

Discover Trinidad: a mini guide

Beaches – yes. Sun – yes. Palm trees – lots. But if that’s all you expect from a tropical holiday in Trinidad, this is the wrong place

Looking north from Scarborough over the Claude Noel Highway and towards the rugged Atlantic coast. Photo by Chris Anderson

Discover Tobago: a mini guide

Every island has a spirit of its own. Tobago’s is calm, serene, grounded. In Tobago, life becomes simple again. Time slows down – perhaps to the pace it should always have been! The stresses of your day-to-day life dissolve. An introduction to this hidden gem of the Caribbean

The Speechettes of Scarborough RC school in a traditional speech band performance, where costumed characters speechify in rhyme. It is popular at Carnival and during Heritage Festival. Photo courtesy the THA

The roots of Tobagonian culture

Traditionally, Tobagonians have never separated arts and entertainment from education. Families, friends and neighbours would gather outdoors around a fire, roasting nuts and corn while telling stories and sharing superstitions. This was how Tobagonians passed on proverbs and the wisdom of the elders; it was how they relaxed after hard work on the estates or

The Robinson Crusoe pub at the Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort

Tobago nightlife & entertainment

Bars, cinemas, clubs, casinos and open-air party venues to keep the most dedicated night owl entertained!

Tobago curried crab. Photo courtesy the THA

Homegrown Tobago dishes

Tobago’s indigenous culinary delights show just how much our ancestors valued nature’s produce and how they believed nothing should be wasted

Diving in Tobago. Photo: Edward Montserin

Your guide to diving in Tobago

Whatever your level of experience, the waters around Tobago offer some of the most outstanding diving opportunities in the Caribbean

Contemporary Tobago Carnival Mas Player

Carnival in Tobago

Tobagonians enjoy a season that focuses on the theatrical and folk elements of Carnival

The Ocean View Lounge at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad

Where to stay: Trinidad accommodation options

Accommodation in Trinidad range from major hotel chains, business hotels and guesthouses, some with conference centres, plus villas and apartments across the country

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