Tobago was once joined to the South American mainland (but not to Trinidad!), 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.
It’s not just a cliché: Tobago really is a beach-lover’s paradise. If you find a single beach in Tobago that doesn’t tempt you to take a quick dip or a soak in the sun, please tell us about it. Even so, a few beaches really stand out. Here are our picks for the top 10