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This popular beach spot fulfills the fantasy of the ideal Caribbean beach, but is just as famous for the scenic rainforest drive that must be made to reach it.
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Maracas Bay Beach!!!! omg. this beach is so damn beautiful. Its in the North part of Trinidad, and about an hour drive from the city. The drive alone was amazing, enjoying the drive through the city and then seeing the change to the country side....More

Thank djtrinivibes
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I recently visited Maracas Bay beach with friends from a cruise ship while in Trinidad. The beach was pretty average and the surrounding area wasn’t very special either. The “bake and shark” that the locals rave about wasn’t something I would recommend.

Thank jmacch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mountains on all three sides. Gradual slope means you can enjoy the beach and waves. Shark sandwich is a must have

Thank Shailesh M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very good, at the same time that you can see ghe sea you can see the forest. It is calm and why don not say perfect. But a better place than this one only the kingdom of God. If you are suffering...More

Thank WellingtonTT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful breach area tucked in the Bay. Lost of people and vendors to buy lunch and drinks from! I loved the atmosphere and the view! Beach was clean and kid friendly!

Thank mollyemcbutter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the beach and the AWESOME Bake and Shark. This was the second time I had visited the Maracas Bay Beach and I must say, it will not be my last.

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This has always been a gem but with recent beach construction and an apparent beach chair war, the visitor experience is much reduced. To be honest there are parts that are quite like a ghetto.

Thank EdwardVK
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful beach. Of course the food was great. I loved the beautiful trees especially the almond trees.

Thank conniebend
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We arrived late at the beach due to engagements but even though it was late the beach was still active with lots of other visitors and all the shops were open, you gotta try Richard's Bake and Shark oh one other amazing initiative was the...More

Thank 4orlandor
Reviewed October 7, 2018

The beach was nice - there was some trash so I was concerned with walking barefoot. The shower/bathroom facilities are great.

Thank Carol N
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CeliaPR
August 21, 2017|
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Response from 17Bmack | Reviewed this property |
The road is very narrow for the 2 lanes and it has many twists and sharp turns. Would highly recommend to go with an experienced local (tour guide). They also drive on the opposite side as North America so that is something... More
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Christina S
July 23, 2017|
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Response from kennethv544 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive, I would compare it to a motel from about 40 years ago. Bare bones. But it's right on the beach basically. You just cross the street. But it is run down. I stayed at the Hilton in POS and that was 3 stars... More
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