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Trinadad or Tobago

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Trinadad or Tobago

We would like to spend the month of Feb/14 in Trinadad or Tobago.

I know very little about the Islands. Being a retired couple we are looking for a apartment on the beach or a short walk to the beach.

Learning and enjoying the local culture is important to us.

A small community with a apartment type facility is what we are looking for.

It would be nice to have place within walking distance to grocery store.

We will rent a car but I can't justify a car for the whole month when we will spend most of our time on the beach and swiming. Any recommendations?

Thanks in advance for your advice.

Tampa, Florida
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1. Re: Trinadad or Tobago

Your requirement for a place on the beach or a short walk to the beach rules out Trinidad as there is only one beach I would send a visitor to which is Maracas Bay and while there is a hotel there the general area is isolated from the main city of Port Of Spain or other built up areas. Also the drive to Maracas is along a very winding and up and down road.

So read the Tobago forum for ideas on where to stay. One apartment place is Johnstons Apartments on Store Bay and is in walking distance from the airport. We've stayed there a few times. While it is close to the airport we have never heard noise from the planes. For details on those apartments do a google search. There are also food stalls that sell a variety of local food across the road from the apartments.

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2. Re: Trinadad or Tobago

You might also want to check out Castara, the little fishing village. We loved it there...you can walk to the beach, restaurants...there is a little store there. We stayed in an appt. Carpe Diem....wonderful owners.

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3. Re: Trinadad or Tobago

Tobago will be the island to suit your requirements.

Since it is a month you will be visiting you can stay a couple days in Trinidad also.

Keep in mind that Carnival is March 3 & 4 2014.

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4. Re: Trinadad or Tobago

Thanks for the good advice.

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