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Address: North Coast Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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This popular beach spot fulfills the fantasy of the ideal Caribbean beach,...

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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Nice sand, friendly people, poor infrastructure

Spent a lovely afternoon here. Enjoyed our time on the beach and we were not worried about our safety beyond normal for Trinidad. The restroom closest to us was closed and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Belvidere, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent a lovely afternoon here. Enjoyed our time on the beach and we were not worried about our safety beyond normal for Trinidad. The restroom closest to us was closed and the next was only partially working and messy. Don't be discouraged though, we had fun here and I would return when in Trinidad.

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Bloomington,Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a long windy ride to get to Maracas Bay. It's what all of the locals recommend especially for bake and shark. It was like going through a jungle adventure to get to the beach, once you arrive the smell of burnt brakes engulfs the air, as so many vehicles use caution to access this lively bay. The water was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a public beach but it was not busy at all on February. The beach itself is not top notch, better beaches in Tabago but not bad at all, clean and beautiful. Try Uncle Sam's Bake & Shark while there, you wont regret it! I had that for lunch there, just across the street from the beach.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Though the beach is not as beautiful as those in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Maracas Bay area is a gem on the Island of Trinidad. A slice of tropical paradise you won't likely regret experiencing, if your aim is to hang out with friends, chill and enjoy nature, in an environment that is uniquely different from the rest... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This by far used to be the best public beach in Trinidad. There was an improvement project started two years ago that has come to a complete stop. This has made what was a tranquil beach to one that is dirty, incompleted construction sites on the beach, flooded car park and a stench by the Bake and Shark vendors. My... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had such a great time at this beach. Although it is a public beach, it wasn't crowded. The water was clear and cool. The waves were a little rocky the day we were there but nothing we couldn't handle. Richards is a MUST for the bake & shark!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A large crescent shaped bay. Wide beach with fine sand. We went on a weekday. Once you leave the traffic of Port of Spain, it is a quick drive. Apparently this is not the case on weekends when a lot of city dwellers head over for the beach as well. Coconut palms provide some shade. Its a clean beach, manned... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you go to Maracas in the morning earlier than 10 am you are guaranteed to get a parking space with ease and a good seated place on the beach. As times passes you will notice more and more people coming and will wither rent the chairs and umbrellas provided or bring their own accessories. The guys organising the chairs... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flooding, destruction of mangroves. Good shark and bake at Sams. Sandy beach. Parties, esp Ash Wednesday.

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Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely beach lovely people tasty food what more could one ask for. If you are visiting Maracas plan to spend the whole day.

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