Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean: where it is, when to go and what to see

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Lluis Enric Mayans

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Among the many Caribbean destinations always in vogue, in recent times the nation of Trinidad and Tobago is also having growing success. Tourists who visit this area are in fact homesick beautiful beaches surrounding the island and they are encouraged to return. Others, on the other hand, are driven by curiosity to visit this heavenly place. Added to this is a very peaceful life, with a philosophy that marries the typical Caribbean style of total relaxation. Apparently then, it is worth focusing more on Trinidad and Tobago.
Here are all the secrets and information relating to this beautiful area of ​​the Caribbean.


  1. Travel informed: useful information
  2. Where it is
  3. When to go? Info on climate and best time
  4. What to see and what to do: beaches and places of interest
  5. How much does a Trinidad and Tobago vacation cost? Prices, offers and advice
  6. User questions and comments

Travel informed: useful information

  • Inhabitants: 1.346.350
  • Capital: Port of Spain
  • Languages: English
  • Local currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar (€ 1,00 = 7,776 TTD)
  • Weather: tropical-Caribbean climate, very high average temperatures
  • vaccinations: no vaccination required
  • Entry requirements: passport, return flight ticket
  • Travel / health insurance: recommended.

    Where it is

    Trinidad and Tobago is located in the Caribbean area, ie between the two American continents, North America and of course South America. From a political point of view, however, this territory appears to be a parliamentary republic.

    How to reach us

    • From Milan or Rome: there are no direct flights connecting the main Italian cities to the capital Port Of Spain. To reach Trinidad and Tobago you can take a flight to New York and Miami and from there then take a direct flight to the territory. Alternatively, you must necessarily take a flight with a stopover in London, Frankfurt or Amsterdam.
      Compare flights from Milan or Rome - starting from € 523,00
    • From the main European capitals: the best European capitals from which to leave to reach Trinidad and Tobago are Amsterdam and London. There are several direct flights to Port of Spain operated by reliable and professional airline companies such as British Airways or KLM.

    When to go? Info on climate and best time

    • Weather: it is tropical, it is hot all year round. Average temperatures fluctuate between 27 ° and 30 °. As for rainfall, in a calendar year the average is 174 days / 1690 mm. The sea temperature is warm and generally around 27 ° degrees.
    • Best time: from December to April as temperatures are high but there is no rainfall and the heat is reduced by the north-east trade winds.
    • Period to avoid: from May to October with the heat reaching its maximum and numerous precipitations that can also end in violent storms.
    • Advice: you need to pack everything you need for a common day at the beach. Also, don't forget comfortable and light clothes for everyday life on the island. It can also be useful to have an umbrella at hand in the hottest months, sunglasses and of course the common sunscreen.

    What to see and what to do: beaches and places of interest

    1. Port of Spain: naturally one of the first things to visit in Trinidad and Tobago is its capital. The nation's cultural and city center, Port of Spain is a vibrant and ever-moving city.
    2. Buccoo Reef: the most famous coral reef on the island. A splendid place where you can admire, perhaps even snorkeling, the wonders of marine fauna.
    3. Caroni Bird Sanctuary: as the name of the place can also mean, this nature reserve is a paradise for bird lovers. Those who practice bird watching cannot miss a stop in this location.
    4. Maracas: located in the northern part of the island of Maracas, it is the ideal place for bathing. The soft and golden beaches offer the best for those looking for a beach holiday that gives them relaxation and comfort.
    5. Pitch Lake: an incredibly large lake that holds a particular record. It is in fact the largest lake in the world composed only of natural bitumen. A place to visit recommended especially for the most curious.
    6. Pigeon point: the best beach located in the Tobago area. A characteristic point of the island that overlooks a bright blue sea, which manages to take your breath away after the first glance.
    7. Avocat Waterfalls: these beautiful waterfalls located in the Blanchisseuses area offer an incredible spectacle. Their majesty cannot be overshadowed and a visit is a must.

    How much does a Trinidad and Tobago vacation cost? Prices, offers and advice

    UA vacation in Trinidad and Tobago is not cheap. Think that a couple for a high quality basic flight + hotel package can spend as much as 5.000 euros. As with any Caribbean vacation, a Trinidad and Tobago vacation is also worth considering only if you have a large budget. To consider the fact that there is a much weaker currency on the island than the Euro. This is an advantage at the moment meals and shopping are usually not very expensive. The reverse is true for excursions which naturally have a higher price.

    • Hotel and b & b starting from € 38,00 per room -
    • starting from € 523,00 - see the offers
    • Return flight + 14 nights from € 1.578,00 per person -

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