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Stingray sightings are common at this shallow reef.

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One of the best/unspoiled reefs on the island

I went here with a guide and my husband. I'm not a great swimmer fo I opted for a wet suit to make me float. I'm not going to lie, I did this trip for my husband more than me and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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English first
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I went here with a guide and my husband. I'm not a great swimmer fo I opted for a wet suit to make me float. I'm not going to lie, I did this trip for my husband more than me and was freaked out with how many fish were around me. At the start all I could manage was to... More 

1 Thank bella792
Oslo, Norway
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933 reviews
736 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,746 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Hard to review the reef without mentioning whats around it. The reef lies just off a heavem sheltered beach the reef itself is pristine. You can dive here but snorkeling from the beach is just heaven. The reef is beautiful so many fish rays even turtles. But the beach is great and served by a hotel for great lunch and... More 

5 Thank goonermitch
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from Tobago and would just like to say what a wonderful trip we had on the cocomotion, this is a must if you visit tobago. We booked the half day charter which was very reasonably priced. We visited various spots to snorkel as well as the nylon pool. Marlon is very knowlagable about the island and great fun.we... More 

Thank robbie1979
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stayed at Coco Reef Hotel in February and went with our daughter , her boyfriend and a couple of other friends for a really great trip on this speedboat. Very interesting snorkeling, visiting the "nylon pool" and general tour of the coastline. Marlon is great fun and very competent and knowledgeable. He has an obviously genuine passion for his... More 

Thank AidanandAlexa
Watersmeet, Michigan
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193 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The reviews should be heeded, as the beach is very secluded. The Arnos Vale Hotel does not operate, and we were not eager to go through the path next to it. We asked a local, who was in a car next to the entrance of the Hotel, the best way to get to the beach. He said "Follow Me." It... More 

3 Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

finding this beach was very difficult when we drove down from the side of englishman's bay but extremely easy when coming from the opposite direction. the gate to the hotel, which is now closed, was padlocked so we parked on the other side on the road/dead end. the snorkelling was great here especially when the weather was nice...nice drop offs,... More 

2 Thank Zee Z
Kinver, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

i did this reef scuba diving plenty of fish life the surge made taking photo's interesting the only downside was the vis the other side of the island was much better

1 Thank Steven H
Somerset, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We had mixed feelings about the beach at Arnos Vale. For snorkelling it is incredible, with fantastic corals just seconds from the beach and lovely rocky walls dropping away to sand at 10 m or so, where we saw rays, turtle and many fish species. It was the best snorkelling we experienced on Tobago and the visibility (mid-April) was amazing.... More 

4 Thank Africahand
Rosetown, Canada
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72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Spent one day here, group of 4....lots of fish and coral in the reef. We drove here, some people came on boats. The beach is very private here as the resort has been neglected the last few years, and there is no one staying there. The other couple on the beach...yes, there were only 6 of us most of the... More 

2 Thank green4eva
Florianopolis, SC
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Very incredibly beautiful sunset! The pelicans pass over there at twilight, very beautiful indeed! Also the trees are very diverse.

1 Thank Agnesghisi

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