Speyside North

Speyside is a quite mountain-side fishing village on the north tip of Tobago. Nestled within this village is Speyside North, a calm beach that serves as a wonderful locale for swimming and snorkeling in relative seclusion.

Located on the eastern coast of the island of Tobago, 0.7 miles northeast of Speyside, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers looking for a spot that's a little out of the way, but still active, should pay a visit to Speyside North. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it also doesn't completely lack a social atmosphere.

How to Access The Beach
Paved parking is available on the outskirts of the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Surrounded by rainforest, Speyside North is a part of a larger horseshoe shaped bay. The sands are soft and tan colored, while the waters are a pleasant blue green.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North East coast of Tobago. Accommodations nearby include the Blue Waters Inn, it can be found pretty close-by. Visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab to this hotel, one of the most conveniently located lodging options near Speyside North, even though there aren't many additional popular spots you can drive to.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Speyside North
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fort King George Historical Site 16.1 SW Tobago
Fort George Lighthouse 16.2 SW Tobago
National Fine Arts Centre Art Gallery 16.2 SW Tobago
Fort Bennett Historical Site 18.7 WSW Tobago
Mt. Irvine Golf Course Golf Course 19.9 WSW Tobago

Cities and Towns

The nearest part on Tobago to Speyside North is Speyside. This destination is only three quarters of a mile from the beach, meaning it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. It's important to note that Speyside is not heavily urbanized, though it will be a nice day out for guests wanting to scope out the local scene.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how full the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels within driving distance, the closest ones have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Speyside North
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Blue Waters Inn 0.0 mi. SW Hotel
Manta Lodge 0.4 mi. SW Hotel
Speyside Inn 0.5 mi. SW Hotel
Man-O-War Bay Cottages 1.8 mi. NW Cottages

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. Green Moray is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean food. They also specialize in salads and sandwiches. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a little ways away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Speyside North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Green Moray (868) 660-5268 Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
Jemma’s Seaview Kitchen Treehouse (868) 660-4066 Caribbean Very Casual 0.7 mi. SW
Bird Watchers Restaurant & Bar (868) 660-5438 -- -- -- --
Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant (868) 658-6557 Chinese Very Casual -- --
Sharon & Phebs -- Trinidadian -- 1.7 mi. NW
King’s Bay Café (868) 771-2716 Caribbean, Eclectic, Vegetarian Very Casual 3.6 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Speyside North isn't the only beach worth visitng on Tobago.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Speyside North is what you're looking for, consider checking out Lover's Beach, a spot with the same type of electricity. It is located three miles to the west. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Plymouth Beach is a location which doesn't see as many crowds. You'll find it a little ways off, but can be reached in the car.

You might also want to visit Man-O-War, located a mile and a half to the northwest. Man-O-War beach in Charlotteville's small fishing village maintains a quaint atmosphere, beautiful beaches for swimming, and great dining where guests can purchase the fishermen's fresh catch right off the boat.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold on Trinidad and Tobago, and Speyside North is just one of the many options.

 

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