Plymouth Beach

A quiet beach along the west coast of Tobago despite it's well populated surroundings, Plymouth Beach gives vacationers a chance to enjoy the sun, sand, and surf in seclusion.

Located in Plymouth, 1.7 miles north-northeast of Black Rock, Plymouth Beach is on the West coast of Tobago. You might want whether or not you are staying very close. Vacationers who prefer to walk rather than drive around Trinidad and Tobago will probably like Plymouth Beach. There are so many things to do in the area, as this beach is located in a pretty major tourist area.

How to Access The Beach
The road that leads to Plymouth Beach, off Amose Vale Road is paved, with some gravely areas along the way.

Amenities and Ambiance

Plymouth Beach enjoys tan colored sand and aquamarine waters. While some areas are more leafy than others, verdant trees line the shore.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the West coast of Tobago; the area hosts attractions such as Fort Bennett, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Plymouth Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fort Bennett Historical Site 1.4 SW Tobago
Mt. Irvine Golf Course Golf Course 3.0 SSW Tobago
National Fine Arts Centre Art Gallery 4.5 SE Tobago
Fort King George Historical Site 4.5 SE Tobago
Fort George Lighthouse 4.6 SE Tobago

Cities and Towns

Plymouth Beach is very close to Scarborough, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Nearby, you'll find the city of Scarborough, which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From the shore, Scarborough is just up the road, maybe three and a half miles (six kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Because the beach is located in a pretty popular tourist destination, it is not usually all that tough to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. For those looking to find a place that's on or near the water, the table that follows lists the accommodation options closest to Plymouth Beach.

Accommodations near Plymouth Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cocrico Inn 0.3 mi. SW Hotel
Rex Resorts Turtle Beach 0.7 mi. S Resort
Mirage Tobago 1.1 mi. SSW Hotel
Grafton Beach Resort 1.7 mi. SSW Resort
Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort 1.7 mi. SSW Resort
Footprints Eco Resort 2.3 mi. NE Lodge
Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Club 2.8 mi. SSW Hotel
Tobago Island Suites 3.5 mi. SSW Hotel
Old Grange Inn 3.5 mi. SSW Hotel
Half Moon Blue Hotel 4.9 mi. SE Hotel


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to visit a nearby restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest places to eat is Pavilion Restaurant. This restaurant has International food. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are listed below.

Restaurants near Plymouth Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Pavilion Restaurant (868) 639-0361 International Informal 1.3 mi. SSW
Ocean View Restaurant (868) 639-0191 Caribbean, International Informal 1.7 mi. SSW
Fish Pot (868) 635-1728 -- -- -- --
Seahorse Inn (868) 639-0686 Creole Very Casual 1.7 mi. SSW
Buccanneer Beach Bar & Grill (868) 639-0191 American Very Casual 1.7 mi. SSW
Caribbean Bistro (868) 639-9667 Caribbean Informal 1.7 mi. SSW
The Pinnacle (868) 639-9667 International Informal 1.7 mi. SSW
Papillon Chinese Restaurant (868) 631-1353 Chinese -- 3.5 mi. SSW
La Tartaruga Italian Restaurant (868) 639-0940 Italian -- 3.7 mi. SW
B'S Ice Cream Tobago (868) 660-2227 Eclectic -- 3.7 mi. SE
Blue Crab Restaurant & Bar (868) 639-2737 -- -- 3.7 mi. SE
Bon Mange T (868) 639-3288 -- -- 3.7 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Plymouth Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Tobago.

You might also enjoy King Peter's Bay Beach, which is home to plenty of activity. You'll find it three and a half miles to the northeast. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, you might enjoy Mt. Irvine Beach. You'll find it a brief car or taxi trip away.

You may also enjoy Great Courland Bay, which is located a half mile to the south west. Great Cortland Bay, with its long sandy beach and populated area, is a favorite on Tobago for both tourists and locals who gravitate to the shore to play in the bright blue waters and watch for nesting sea turtles.

While Trinidad and Tobago has many alluring attractions, a trip to Plymouth Beach could end up a family favorite.


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