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Maracas Bay

North Coast Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-393-8664
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (121 reviews)
“bake shark” (81 reviews)
“sandwich” (58 reviews)
North Coast Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-393-8664
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful!!! Try Richard's Shark and Bake... super yummy with a cold beer! The views from the beach are awesome.

Thank carolbC5722PK
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner and I travelled through the windy roads from Port of Spain to Maracas Bay (a slightly nerve wracking experience!) before the bay was revealed in front of us. Beautiful sandy beaches with palm trees and lovely water. It was wonderfully sunny and the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not the best in the Caribbean by no means but it is the most popular in Trinidad as such there is traffic from time to time (especially on holidays). I usually go here to chill with friends rather than for the scenery. It may...More

Thank CJHolder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must stop - Richard Bake Shake and views. Its a super windy road to get there but worth it... Its a Must see stop in Trinidad. Takes about 45 plus minutes from downtown. Get a taxi to take you. I used Hilton Hotel taxi...More

Thank wunderland1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

On Trinidad this is the best beach but by Caribbean standards it is not that spectacular. It is under construction right now so not that great of a place to go. Driving there is an experience in itself. If you are on Trinidad, it is...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning blue water!!! Home of the famous Bake & Shark!!! Had a wonderful relaxing weekend on this beach!!! Must visit place!!!

Thank RaviSampath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our adventure to maracas bay, you follow a narrow winding road through the mountain that is curvy that presents amazing views of the hidden bays along the way; and at the end is a white sandy beach with blue water and shops with...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For those looking for an authentic Trini experience this is a must see, do and eat. The beaches are pristine and the water is warm and ohhhh so calm but de shark n bake with all the condiments is beyond belief. The drive is a...More

Thank Wen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is under construction, however the Maracas experience is still wonderful. Beautiful sun, sand and sea. Just what the Doctor ordered for maximum stress relief.

Thank gmc250
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice beach, the waves will through you for a loop so be prepared. Just bring some $TT so you can purchase some lounge chairs - they were pretty cheap. Also, if you are coming from the city and take an Uber, be...More

Thank LNTraveler415
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22 August 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
Christina S
24 July 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