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Maracas Bay, Port of Spain
(4.2/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • After a winding road to the end in the virgin forest, you discover a very pretty beach. Barracks for restaurants are being built, but sitting in front of the Sea you enjoy it after enjoying a Bakeand shark, absolutely delicious grilled fish sandwiches.
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  • Maybe we missed something, but there was nothing really much to do. The only hotel there was really expensive and basic at that. The beach is ok for a stop, but not worth going for a stay or longer. 
  • The beach is bad. Bad, bad access to feed, dark sand, dark sea. You do not have basic services (towels, umbrella, etc.). Is Caribbean only on the map. It's not a beautiful beach and it's not worth it. I didn't like it, I won't go back and wouldn't recommend it.
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