Pirates Bay

The fact that Pirates Bay can be seen in the 1952 film Robinson Crusoe proves that the beauty of the beach is unparalleled, yet it remains constantly uncrowded. Why? The trek to the lonely beach is strenuous, and the waters are known for being unfriendly.

Pirates Bay sits in the shape of a horseshoe, which generally means the waters will be at least relatively calm, but due to its location on the northeast side of the island, the waters are rough. If you're in it for the view, the sands are pale yellow and the waters are emerald green -- nothing less than spectacular.


Pirates Bay is situated in Charlotteville, a village on Tobago; it's 16 miles (25 and a half kilometers) to the northeast of Scarborough.

The drive to Pirates Bay takes two hours from Crown Point, and then visitors are expected to hike for a tough 20 minutes up the northeast coast from Charlotteville.

Nearby Restaurants

There are just enough dining options in the neighborhood near this bay to keep vacationers satisfied. Sharon & Phebs, which offers Trinidadian dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from this bay. Sharon & Phebs is a brief distance away, but far-off enough that you might want to arrange for using a method of transport to get there. Green Moray and Jemma’s Seaview Kitchen Treehouse are some of the other food and drink options near Pirates Bay. At Jemma’s Seaview Kitchen Treehouse you and your group should try out Caribbean food and enjoy the Trinidad and Tobago scene.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that are a fan of bays, and are interested in visiting others, should check out Iguana Bay and Man O' War Bay; the first is 0.8 miles away from Pirates Bay. There are at least one or two other attractions nearby, including Argyle Waterfall, which is six miles away Tobago. Also, you might think about heading to Tobago Forest Reserve, which is another nearby attraction.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near Pirates Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Argyle Waterfall GeoFeature 5.8 mi. (17.6 km) SSW 10.9 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough
Tobago Forest Reserve -- 7.3 mi. (14.0 km) SW 8.7 mi. Northeast of Scarborough
Twin Rivers Waterfall GeoFeature 9.1 mi. (11.2 km) SW 7.0 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough
Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail GeoFeature 9.2 mi. (10.9 km) SW 6.7 mi. Northeast of Scarborough

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Location: Charlotteville, Tobago


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