Store Bay

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Store Bay is located nearby a semi-popular resort area on the island of Tobago, and the crowds that reside there on a daily basis reflect this. Still, most visitors agree that everyone is respectful and friendly, and the crisp, calm waters are worth braving the small crowd.

Set in Crown Point, Store Bay is on the South West coast of Tobago. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Many of the other beaches on Trinidad and Tobago are known for being soothing, less-traveled spots along the coast. While these qualities are undoubtedly perfect for some, others crave the action and variety present at beaches like Store Bay.

How to Access The Beach

Store Bay is located at the Milford Road and Pigeon Point Road junction, where both meet and dead end just past Castles in the Wind resort.

Amenities and Ambiance

Store Bay is well groomed, with a man made rock ledge surrounding the beach, benches just beyond that, and palm trees, umbrellas, and several areas of landscaped grass along the shore. The sands themselves are powdery and tan, while the water is bright turquoise and known to be calm.

There is also a restaurant on-location, which many Store Bay visitors find convenient and satisfying. Every region in the Caribbean has its own unique cuisine, and Trinidad and Tobago is no different. One of the most memorable places to enjoy the local fare is right next to the coast. So, you may wish to consider getting pre-packed lunches from your hotel if they offer them. Or, on your way to the beach you could grab some carry-out from a casual dining spot.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative. Sometimes, visitors will be able to get lunch from one of the local vendors who typically set up at this spot.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. Fortunately, lounging chairs can be used by guests hoping for a place to relax by the water. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

Don't forget that the immediate vicinity around Store Bay is a bustling area, so the availability of certain facilities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Store Bay on the South West coast of Tobago. It is near some interesting sites like D’Art Yard, which is one of a few area's attractions.

Historic attractions, including Fort Bennett, offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Store Bay, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Trinidad and Tobago, without venturing too far from the coast.

If a visit to the Store Bay isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Store Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
D’Art Yard Art Gallery 0.1 mi. ESE Tobago
Royalton Casino Casino 0.4 mi. SW Tobago
Jade Monkey Casino & Bar Gambling Arcade 0.7 mi. E Tobago
Crown Point Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.8 mi. SSW Tobago
Crystal Palace Gambling Site 1.8 mi. E Tobago
Mt. Irvine Golf Course Golf Course 3.5 mi. NE Tobago
Tobago Plantations Golf Course Golf Course 4.1 mi. E Tobago
Sugar Mill Course Golf Course 4.4 mi. E Tobago
Fort Bennett Historical Site 4.9 mi. NE Tobago
National Fine Arts Centre Art Gallery 7.6 mi. E Tobago
Fort King George Historical Site 7.7 mi. E Tobago
Fort George Lighthouse 7.7 mi. E Tobago

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Scarborough is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the shore, Scarborough isn't out of reach at seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

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. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of other guests who are staying close by.

Those hoping to find a place to stay near Store Bay shouldn't find it that difficult, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to pick from in the area. Find the closest lodging options by looking over what's listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Store Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Coco Reef Resort and Spa 0.1 mi. S Resort
Conrado Beach Resort 0.3 mi. N Hotel
Crown Point Beach Hotel 0.4 mi. SW Hotel
Kariwak Village Hotel 0.4 mi. S Hotel
Toucan Inn 0.5 mi. SE Hotel
Hotel Tropikist Beach 0.5 mi. SW Hotel
Sandy Point Village 0.6 mi. SW Hotel
CHIC Hotel 0.7 mi. E Hotel
Humming Bird Hotel 0.8 mi. ESE Hotel
Canoe Bay Beach Resort 2.9 mi. ESE Hotel

Food

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to walk to an area restaurant, where you can dive into Trinidad and Tobago's specialty dishes, without having to stray too far. One of the nearest restaurants is La Cantina Authentic Italian Pizzeria. The restaurant has a menu featuring Italian food. They are also known for their pizza. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's only a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Store Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
La Cantina Authentic Italian Pizzeria (868) 639-8242 Italian Very Casual 0.1 mi. SSE
Pasta Gallery (868) 727-8200 Italian Informal 0.1 mi. E
Blue Moon Restaurant (868) 639-0207 Asian, Caribbean, European Very Casual 0.4 mi. SW
Calypso Reef Restaurant At Conrado’s (868) 639-0145 ext. 6 Caribbean Very Casual 0.4 mi. N
Kariwak Village (Restaurant) (868) 639-8442 Caribbean, Vegetarian Very Casual 0.4 mi. S
Cafe Coco (868) 639-0996 -- -- -- --
Cafe Iguana (868) 631-8205 -- -- -- --
Chef's BBQ (868) 631-3000 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Ice Cream Plus (868) 639-0045 -- -- -- --
John Grant's Golden Star Restaurant (868) 639-0873 -- -- -- --
Pelican Reef Bar & Grill (868) 631-8080 -- -- -- --
Miss Esmie's (868) 639-9516 Cajun, Caribbean, Creole Informal -- --

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Tobago besides Store Bay.

You might also enjoy Crown Point, a popular beach beloved by tourists. It is located three quarters of a mile to the south-southeast. If you're looking for something a little more private, Mt. Irvine Beach may be a good choice. It is located not far off the beach at all.

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

Trinidad and Tobago has a lot to offer its visitors, but Store Bay is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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