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Address: North Coast Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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+1 868-393-8664
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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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Maracus Beach Tour in Trinidad

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Great beach for an "all day lime"

The beach is a beautiful tropical paradise perfect for a day out. The water was rough but this doesn't stop people from getting in and enjoying the waves. The food stalls there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is a beautiful tropical paradise perfect for a day out. The water was rough but this doesn't stop people from getting in and enjoying the waves. The food stalls there serve the world's famous bake & shark which is a must try when there!

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Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Maracas beach is about a 45 minute drive outside Port of Spain using Saddle road route through picturesque hills. Beach is Atlantic meaning rough and not the typical pure blue of the Caribbean. Number of stalls/tents Carib beer sharkbake etc. Worth a short trip to escape the city but gets busy perhaps not an all day destination

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Trinidad
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Water was clean and clear, waves were very manageable. We reached at 7.30am to avoid the mid day crowds that usually transcend on the beach during the holiday period. We rented two lounge chairs TT$20 each and parasol umbrella TT$60. Before reaching Maracas, we stopped the lookout and took some pics - great for memories overlooking this popular Trinidadian Beach.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trinidad had lovely beaches but this one is the tops. Great location can be very busy on Fridays and weekends! Nice eating place just off the beach serving shark and bake - Yummy !!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting, often windswept always spectacular. The sea is dangerous here, be cautious bathing. Shark and bake is a must. Sundays is social day - everyone and their dog is out to be seen.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a taxi from Port of Spain to get over the beautiful forested mountains of Northern Trinidad to the Maracas Beach. The view stops we took en route from high above were the best about this one hour trip (one way). Unspoiled the beach would definitely look nice, but now it is a very organized place, which apparently on... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Around an hour drive from POS and a relief to see the ocean -quite windy but local cusines are offered that include shark -basic but worht the trip

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St. John's, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Local delicacy, fried shark on a light bun....had the texture and appearance of moist chicken, but tasted like a light fish.

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Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Soft sands, relaxed environment, a short walk to the best bake and shark experience. The water is clear and there are umbrella and chair services available with life guards.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As the description suggests it is the most popular beach in Trinidad, located on the island's North Coast. For tourists the drive would be pretty "interesting" to say the least, with the North Coast road being a long winding road with tall rock faces on one side, and on the other steep drop off. But don't let that deter you... More 

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