Accommodations in Scarborough

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Scarborough is not the most glamorous of destinations, but what it does offer visitors in the way of accommodations is a lot of options.  All along the coast there are numerous hotels, resorts, and villas, while if you move just inland enough you'll even encounter a few eco-lodges which encourage guests to get to know the more natural side of Tobago.  Whatever your style, you shouldn't have trouble making it work within your budget here. 


Bacolet Beach Club

There are multiple types of hotels to choose from in and around the area, including at least a few hotels and a small handful of resorts. Click on each link to read additional details.

A popular destination which has active on-site recreation is Blue Haven Hotel. The Blue Haven Hotel has been the destination for royalty and celebrities alike since the boisterous 1940s. Rumored to be the location where Robinson Crusoe was lost in 1659, this resort is teeming with history and romance. If you want to call before booking a room, do so at (868) 660-7400.

A property positioned on the oceanfront worth considering is Bacolet Beach Club. Founded by former model Gloria Jones-Knapp, the Bacolet Beach Club combines tranquility and luxury to create a modern retreat for guests. The hotel features a restaurant and bar, where guests are invited to come unwind after a long day spent exploring the island. Visitors will be able to find them at 72 Bacolet Street Bacolet Bay.

Another property to consider is Half Moon Blue Hotel. One of Trinidad's finest secrets, Half Moon Blue Hotel at the Donkey Cart House is a small quaint hotel in boutique style just below the hill of historical Fort George. One penthouse loft and a few spacious suites greet guests amid tropical gardens, palms, and vivid island flowers. Guests can find them at 73 Bacolet Street.

Needless to say, you'll be able to find plenty of additional choices. To read more about the standard hotels available, see this page.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Villas At Stonehaven

If you are not in the market for a standard hotel, you might also want to think about looking beyond this area and booking a stay at one of the nearby villas or condos.

Anybody looking to find a place to stay with excellent swimming facilities and pool-side amenities, one vacation destination to consider is Villas At Stonehaven. The Villas at Stonehaven on Tobago are situated on a hillside a few minutes from the sea, overlooking stunning ocean views and beautiful Caribbean sunsets, as well as unspoiled rainforest and a protected bird sanctuary, making is the perfect locale for your Caribbean getaway. They're located on Stonehaven Bay.

Fortunately, there will be a full range choices too. Click to read our guide to these types of accommodations within reach of this area.

Also, you can check out all additional accommodations around Tobago by clicking here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

Visitors who want to be close to nature will want to consider the variety of eco-tourist options offered to them just outside of Scarborough.

Cuffie River Retreat is one property situated 4.9 mi. Northeast of central Scarborough. For perhaps the most unique experience you will ever have in the tropics, you must book a stay at Cuffie River Nature Retreat and Eco-lodge. The lodge is located on Tobago at the rainforest's edge in the Runnymede Valley on the Cuffie River, surrounded by old-growth rainforests and bamboo gardens. Find them on Runnemede Local Road.

An excellent option for vacationers hoping to find accommodations near Scarborough is Castara Retreats. Overlooking the Bay of Castara, this eco-resort has been recognized as one of the best in the Caribbean. Guests looking to enjoy a different kind of getaway will find that immersing themselves in the local rainforest will bring them a sense of calm unlike anything they've ever experienced before. If you want to call in advance, you can do so at (784) 164-5238.

Nature enthusiasts can find a variety of different eco-lodges in the vicinity, including Footprints Eco Resort. Each unit on site has been designed to blend in with the surroundings so that it doesn't overshadow the beauty that already exists. All woods used in the building process come from regional sources, and inside each cabin are all the comforts of home with the added bonus of a breathtaking view of the sea. They are located on Culloden Bay Road.

Those visiting Scarborough will have other eco-accommodation choices. You can go to this article dedicated to these types of properties if you're seeking more information.

Individual Villas

There's just one standalone villa nearby, The Beach House Castara.

Individual Villas Near Scarborough
Name Phone Number Bedrooms Bathrooms Location Island
The Beach House Castara -- -- -- Castara, 7.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Scarborough Tobago

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Rex Resorts Turtle Beach

Although only nearby booking options have an all-in-one payment option, some people still seek the convenience of paying for everything on a single bill. There are many explanations for their appeal. For instance, they offer unparalleled relaxation without the worry of budgeting each day's expenses.

Avid tennis players often like the idea of staying at Rex Resorts Turtle Beach, as they have some good tennis facilities. Escape the bustling crowds and relax in paradise at Rex Resorts Turtle Beach. Set among lush gardens and facing the Caribbean, this beachfront hotel is a tranquil oasis for travelers seeking a serene vacation experience. If you are looking for something specific and want to call ahead of time, do so at (868) 639-2851.

One property on the waterfront worth mentioning is Grafton Beach Resort. The property consists of 100 rooms with either garden or ocean views. Rooms have either twin beds, double beds, or one king bed, a shower, and a bath. Guests will be able to find them at 16 Cotton Hill.

Anyone who needs to find out about more concerning properties with inclusive pricing, go to this page.


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