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 very close. Vacationers who want their beach to have a little bit of everything——a hint of seclusion, with a somewhat social scene—— should pay a visit to Speyside North. It's slightly off the beaten path, but it's not totally secluded either.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the North East coast of Tobago. Nearby you'll find accommodations like Blue Waters Inn, which can be found pretty close-by. Visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab to this hotel, perhaps the most conveniently located hotel near Speyside North, despite there not being too many other nearby attractions.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

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 region on Tobago to Speyside North is Speyside. This interesting part of Tobago is only three quarters of a mile away, meaning it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. It should be noted that isn't very urbanized, so for guests who want to get a better feel for the area, Speyside might be a place you consider spending some time in.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Although vacationers generally won't find very many hotels in the area, those options closest to the beach can be seen below.

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


When you're starving for a midday meal, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you won't have to look too far from the shore. Green Moray is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant has Caribbean food. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their salads and sandwiches. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's only a short distance away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed below.

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

Tobago has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also want to try Lover's Beach, which is in a pretty active location. You'll find it three miles to the west. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Plymouth Beach is a beach secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. It is located a worthwhile destination if you've got a car.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Man-O-War, located within a couple of miles. 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.

Perhaps Speyside North is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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