Monah North

It doesn't get much more secluded than Monah North, which is surrounded by nothing more than forested lands for miles. Visitor's looking for that deserted island feel will love a day of seclusion at Monah.

Situated on the island of Tobago, in the vicinity of Coopers Town, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. There are advantages to visiting a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; relatively untouched parts of the coast like Monah North are perfect for getting away from it all.

How to Access The Beach

A crudely paved road runs through the forest, where Monah North can be found at the end.

Amenities and Ambiance

Monah North is typified by its tan sand and brown, then green, then turquoise waters which change hue the deeper you go. Forestry surrounds the beach.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Monah North offers an angelic and peaceful getaway, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Monah North on the North West coast of Tobago; this area boasts other attractions such as Fort Bennett, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Monah North
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fort Bennett Historical Site 5.4 SW Tobago
Fort King George Historical Site 5.4 S Tobago
National Fine Arts Centre Art Gallery 5.4 S Tobago
Fort George Lighthouse 5.5 S Tobago
Mt. Irvine Golf Course Golf Course 6.9 SW Tobago

Cities and Towns

Monah North is close to Scarborough, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The nearby town of Scarborough is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the shore, Scarborough is not far away, maybe five miles (eight kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it's often visited by visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Since this beach is in a relatively touristed area, it is not usually very difficult to find just the right kind of hotel close-by. If you and your group are wanting to get a place that's near the beach, the following table lists the closest accommodations to Monah North.

Accommodations near Monah North
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Footprints Eco Resort 1.8 mi. WSW Lodge
Cuffie River Retreat 1.9 mi. ESE Lodge
Castara Retreats 2.4 mi. NE Lodge
Naturalist Beach Resort 2.6 mi. NE Hotel
Cocrico Inn 4.4 mi. SW Hotel
Rex Resorts Turtle Beach 4.6 mi. SW Resort
Mirage Tobago 5.1 mi. SW Hotel
Grafton Beach Resort 5.6 mi. SW Resort
Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort 5.6 mi. SW Resort
Half Moon Blue Hotel 5.7 mi. S Hotel


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has both Caribbean and Creole cuisines. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Monah North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant (868) 660-0505 Caribbean, Creole Informal 1.9 mi. ESE
B'S Ice Cream Tobago (868) 660-2227 Eclectic -- 5.0 mi. S
Blue Crab Restaurant & Bar (868) 639-2737 -- -- 5.0 mi. S
Bon Mange T (868) 639-3288 -- -- 5.0 mi. S
Cottage Restaurant & Bar (868) 648-3329 -- -- 5.0 mi. S
Dencil's Dinette (868) 635-0505 -- -- 5.0 mi. S
Elizabeth's Famous Island Gourmet Restaurant & Bar (868) 660-7103 -- -- 5.0 mi. S
Flavor Pot Restaurant (868) 639-2753 -- -- 5.0 mi. S
G A M Food Services Limited (868) 639-4000 -- -- 5.0 mi. S
Jack In The Box (868) 639-3360 -- -- 5.0 mi. S
Jatt's Harbour Wok Chinese Restaurant (868) 639-2745 Chinese -- 5.0 mi. S
KFC Scarborough (868) 639-2374 American Very Casual 5.0 mi. S

Other Beaches

Tobago has many nice beaches, so if Monah North doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Plymouth Beach, situated a short taxi ride away. On the other hand, King Peter's Bay Beach offers more action, and is closer to nearby attractions. You'll find it a half mile to the south west.

Vacationers may also want to visit Castara Bay, located within a short distance.

Of course, Trinidad and Tobago has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but visiting Monah North or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time on Trinidad and Tobago even more memorable.


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