Home to a harbor dominated by a cruise ship terminal, Scarborough is the busiest city on the otherwise quiet island of Tobago. Whether you arrive for a day via cruise ship or you're staying long term, there are a few activities that excel here. The first is shopping, thanks to the duty-free spending available right in the terminal and the craft booths set up just outside. Sightseeing is another must, whether you choose to go it alone or sign up with a tour guide. Finally, don't overlook watersports, which include everything from fishing to scuba diving, and are easy to come by on the coast.
Scarborough's position on the island makes it one of the few places on Trinidad and Tobago that are good for diving. Additionally, the proximity to South America makes diving here a bit different than in the Caribbean.
There are several dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. For more in formation concerning this topic, go to this extended discussion.
Scarborough has never been a very populated place, and as such there is no shortage of large fish. Anglers hoping to spend a day at sea fishing will have no problem here.
If you and your traveling companions like to fish you might be happy to discover there are several charter fishing services in this area. You can read this page about fishing in the area if you'd like to find out more details.
Like golf? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The courses are Tobago Plantations Golf Course and Sugar Mill Course. Just click on the name of the course to get additional information concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more. Moreover, you can take advantage of this article if you'd like to find additional specifics concerning golf courses throughout Tobago.
Take a look at the table just below to read more about area firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water.
|Coco Motion||(868) 639-2449||4.1 mi. West of Central Scarborough|
|Frankie Tours & Rentals||(868) 631-0369||4.2 mi. West of Central Scarborough|
|Island Girl Catamaran||(868) 639-7245||Mt. Irvine, 4.0 mi. West of Central Scarborough|
|Pops Tours Tobago||(868) 738-8226||Buccoo, 4.9 mi. West of Central Scarborough|
|Tobago Princess||(868) 639-4221||Mt. Irvine, 4.0 mi. West of Central Scarborough|
If you'd like to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators see this page.
If there are some avid shoppers in your group, they might be interested to know that the area has more than 29 retail stores just waiting to be explored. To read our detailed page about shopping in Scarborough and nearby, use this link.
You should plan on spending some of your time soaking in the culture, sounds and sights of Scarborough. Sights of interest to visitors include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts the area's waterfalls and other natural attractions. To find out about other area sightseeing attractions, use this link.
Information concerning a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights can be seen below.
|Travel and Tour Operators||--||3.4 mi. South West of Central Scarborough|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(868) 639-4402||Scarborough|
If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Scarborough. To get more information on snorkeling opportunities, navigate to this page.
Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn there are a few in this area. Take advantage of this page which is all about spas in the area if you're looking for additional information.
If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following table can help clarify your options. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read more about the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Magdalena Grand Beach Resort||Tobago Plantations, 3.7 mi. South West of Central Scarborough||2|
|Grafton Beach Resort||3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Scarborough||2|
|Rex Resorts Turtle Beach||3.4 mi. Northwest of Central Scarborough||2|
For instance, Magdalena Grand Beach Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
The following table summarizes some details regarding other activities.
|Watersports Operator||(868) 635-0669||4.0 mi. West of Central Scarborough|
|Movietowne Tobago||Movie Theater||(868) 627-8277||3.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Scarborough|
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