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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  • August 14, 2017
    The weather was perfect for my visit. The sea breeze had us asleep in a short time. The water was just right and if you like to ride waves, this is the place for you. Don't forget to get the bake and ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    It was amazing . A long drive buy it was definitely worth the wait, plan to visit again some time soon  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Driving to this beach through the hills of the Northern Range of Trinidad is a photographers dream. The beach is very nice. Unfortunatrly the modificaitons to the car park has taken a very long time. ...  more »

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