Mt. Irvine Beach

Mount Irvine is a coastal village featuring a popular resort area. Still, the lovely Mount Irvine Bay Beach is rarely as crowded as one might imagine it should be due to its locale. Locals and vacationers alike head to this beach for its excellent snorkeling, surfing, and land sports such as tennis and beach volleyball.

Located in Mt. Irvine Bay, 2.1 miles northeast of Bon Accord, Mt. Irvine Beach is on the West coast of Tobago. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Although Mt. Irvine Beach is not the most hidden spot on Trinidad and Tobago, it retains the right amount of intimacy and natural beauty to attract families and couples alike.

How to Access The Beach

Visitors can reach Mt. Irvine Beach via either the main road of Auchenskeoch Bucco Bay Road or several other smaller side roads. Paved parking surrounds the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The tan sands of Mount Irvine Beach are lined with palm trees, sea grape trees, and quaint little gazebos. The waters are a gorgeous turquoise that are calm enough in the summer for snorkeling at the offshore reef, while in the winter the waves pick up for excellent surfing opportunities.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

You should remember that Mt. Irvine Beach's location is a popular spot, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the West coast of Tobago. It is close to Mt. Irvine Golf Course, which is one of the attractions in the region.

Historical attractions such as Fort Bennett provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Mt. Irvine Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Trinidad and Tobago, without having to stray too far from the beach.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Mt. Irvine Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Mt. Irvine Golf Course Golf Course 0.8 mi. ENE Tobago
Crystal Palace Gambling Site 1.7 mi. S Tobago
Jade Monkey Casino & Bar Gambling Arcade 2.2 mi. SW Tobago
Fort Bennett Historical Site 2.3 mi. NE Tobago
D’Art Yard Art Gallery 2.6 mi. SW Tobago
Tobago Plantations Golf Course Golf Course 2.6 mi. SE Tobago
Royalton Casino Casino 3.0 mi. SW Tobago
Sugar Mill Course Golf Course 3.3 mi. SE Tobago
Crown Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.4 mi. SW Tobago
National Fine Arts Centre Art Gallery 5.4 mi. E Tobago
Fort King George Historical Site 5.4 mi. E Tobago
Fort George Lighthouse 5.4 mi. E Tobago

Cities and Towns

Scarborough is the closest town and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From Mt. Irvine Beach, Scarborough is a fairly short distance away, about five miles (seven and a half kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Vacationers looking for a place to stay close to Mt. Irvine Beach won't find it that tough, as there are lots of hotels to choose from in the area. Find the closest and most convenient booking options by looking over what's shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Mt. Irvine Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Tobago Island Suites 0.5 mi. E Hotel
Old Grange Inn 0.5 mi. E Hotel
Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Club 1.0 mi. NE Hotel
Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort 2.0 mi. NE Resort
Grafton Beach Resort 2.1 mi. NE Resort
CHIC Hotel 2.1 mi. SW Hotel
Humming Bird Hotel 2.4 mi. SW Hotel
Conrado Beach Resort 2.6 mi. WSW Hotel
Mirage Tobago 2.6 mi. NE Hotel
Toucan Inn 2.6 mi. SW Hotel


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. El Pescador is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has a menu featuring Creole cuisine. They are also known for serving seafood.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Mt. Irvine Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
El Pescador (868) 631-1266 Creole Very Casual 0.1 mi. WNW
Papillon Chinese Restaurant (868) 631-1353 Chinese -- 0.5 mi. E
Teaside Pizza Restaurant (868) 639-8437 Italian Very Casual -- --
Shirvan Watermill (868) 639-0000 -- -- -- --
Buccanneer Beach Bar & Grill (868) 639-0191 American Very Casual 2.0 mi. NE
Caribbean Bistro (868) 639-9667 Caribbean Informal 2.0 mi. NE
The Pinnacle (868) 639-9667 International Informal 2.0 mi. NE
Seahorse Inn (868) 639-0686 Creole Very Casual 2.0 mi. NE
Fish Pot (868) 635-1728 -- -- -- --
Neptune Restaurant (868) 639-0191 Caribbean, International Informal 2.1 mi. NE
Ocean View Restaurant (868) 639-0191 Caribbean, International Informal 2.1 mi. NE
Tempo Restaurant & Pub (868) 631-8961 Caribbean Very Casual 2.1 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Mt. Irvine Beach on Tobago.

Another location you might enjoy is Pigeon Point, where there's usually lots of activity. You'll find it two and a half miles to the west. Tobago's most famous beach at which to spend the day is Pigeon Point on the northwest side. It offers guests a wide array of activities and amenities for their comfort and enjoyment. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Store Bay is an area which doesn't host as many visitors. It is located not far off the beach at all.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Back Bay, located one and a quarter miles away.

Trinidad and Tobago has so much to offer, and Mt. Irvine Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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