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Maracas Bay, Port of Spain

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Just outside Port of Spain, Maracas Bay attracts visitors with its scenic white-sand beach surrounded by mountains. The beach is renowned for its famous huts that sell "shark and bake," deep-fried shark meat baked in dough. Relax in the thick shade of palm trees, soak up some sun, and enjoy the views of the aquamarine waters contrasting the verdant hills. Driving up to the beach, you'll encounter a panoramic viewpoint and a shop that sells traditional sweets. Use our Port of Spain trip itinerary builder to visit Maracas Bay on your trip to Port of Spain, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Maracas is a very busy and pleasant beach as for tourists and national offers diverse gastonomia and the famous big and shark that is delicious.  more »
  • Maracas bay beach is one of the most well known beaches located on the North cost of the island of Trinidad. It's about one hour drive from Port of Spain through a narrow road with many curves through...  more »
  • According to all of the locals, this is the beach to go to while you are here if you can't make it over to Tobago. This is where everyone suggest to try the very local dish of "Bake n Shark". That was...  more »