Stone Haven Bay

Bodysurfing and swimming in the waters of Stone Haven Bay is a refreshing and fun way to release any stress and tension that you may be carrying around from back home. Renting a canoe to explore the deep waters further out is also a possibility, making this beach one of the most versatile on the island.

Positioned near the center of the island of Tobago, 0.3 miles north of Black Rock, Stone Haven Bay is on the West coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Visitors should keep in mind that, though Stone Haven Bay isn't considered a quiet and secluded part of the coast, you also wouldn't call it particularly popular. It's makes a great option for families who want to visit a somewhat lively beach without having to fight other beachgoers for a spot in the sand.

How to Access The Beach

Plymouth Road runs right by the Villas at Stonehaven, just after which you will find parking in several dirt areas right before you hit the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Across from the large Grafton Hotel on the west coast of Tobago is the long stretch of sand that is Stonehaven Bay beach. Golden sands lead to gorgeous blue waters that are great for swimming and riding the surf. Turtles come to lay their eggs on the beach in the spring and sometimes you can spot an endangered leatherback turtle laying eggs in the sand. When you aren't on the lookout for turtle eggs, you'll notice that umbrellas and recliners dot the landscape -- they are offered to beach goers free of charge by a nearby hotel.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch. You might also have the option to try local specialties from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up shop here.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. With major hotelsright nearby, Stone Haven Bay is a popular spot for tourists to come and enjoy the beach. Locals also visit to soak up the view and sell their wares, allowing for an interesting mix of people along the beach.

Be mindful that the region in which Stone Haven Bay is located is is a much-visited area, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the West coast of Tobago; it will be near other attractions like Fort Bennett, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Stone Haven Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fort Bennett Historical Site 0.2 NNW Tobago
Mt. Irvine Golf Course Golf Course 1.5 SSW Tobago
Tobago Plantations Golf Course Golf Course 3.5 S Tobago
Crystal Palace Gambling Site 3.8 SSW Tobago
Sugar Mill Course Golf Course 4.2 S Tobago

Cities and Towns

Stone Haven Bay is in the Scarborough area, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Scarborough is nearby and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From Stone Haven Bay, Scarborough is just up the road, about three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Visitors looking for a place to stay close to Stone Haven Bay shouldn't find it very tough, as there are plenty of hotels and resorts to pick from nearby. You can find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by viewing what's listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Stone Haven Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grafton Beach Resort 0.2 mi. SW Resort
Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort 0.2 mi. SSW Resort
Mirage Tobago 0.4 mi. NNE Hotel
Rex Resorts Turtle Beach 0.8 mi. NE Resort
Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Club 1.2 mi. SW Hotel
Cocrico Inn 1.2 mi. NNE Hotel
Tobago Island Suites 1.9 mi. SW Hotel
Old Grange Inn 2.0 mi. SW Hotel
Footprints Eco Resort 3.7 mi. NE Lodge
Magdalena Grand Beach Resort 4.0 mi. S Resort


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you walk to a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into Trinidad and Tobago's specialty dishes, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest restaurants is Neptune Restaurant. The restaurant has both Caribbean and International cuisines. They are also known for serving seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Stone Haven Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Neptune Restaurant (868) 639-0191 Caribbean, International Informal 0.2 mi. SW
Ocean View Restaurant (868) 639-0191 Caribbean, International Informal 0.2 mi. SW
Fish Pot (868) 635-1728 -- -- -- --
Seahorse Inn (868) 639-0686 Creole Very Casual 0.2 mi. SW
Pavilion Restaurant (868) 639-0361 International Informal 0.2 mi. NE
Buccanneer Beach Bar & Grill (868) 639-0191 American Very Casual 0.2 mi. SSW
Caribbean Bistro (868) 639-9667 Caribbean Informal 0.2 mi. SSW
The Pinnacle (868) 639-9667 International Informal 0.2 mi. SSW
Papillon Chinese Restaurant (868) 631-1353 Chinese -- 1.9 mi. SW
Teaside Pizza Restaurant (868) 639-8437 Italian Very Casual -- --
El Pescador (868) 631-1266 Creole Very Casual 2.3 mi. SW
Shirvan Watermill (868) 639-0000 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Stone Haven Bay on Tobago.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Turtle Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Trinidad and Tobago has so much to offer, and Stone Haven Bay offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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