Blanchisseuse Beach

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At Blanchisseuse Beach, guests have the opportunity to see the giant, endangered leatherback turtles, for this is the beach where they settle during mating season. They don't come ashore until the middle of the night but, although they leave traces, visitors are asked not to touch their nests. The beach here is gorgeous, allowing visitors to spend the day along the glorious shore.

Located in Blanchisseuse, Blanchisseuse Beach is on the North coast of Trinidad. You might want whether or not you are staying particularly close by. The area surrounding the beach isn't very urbanized, but there is still plenty to do here.

How to Access The Beach
The North Coast Road on Trinidad will take guests to Blanchisseuse Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

A perfect stretch of tan colored sand and gorgeous dark blue waters greet visitors to this tranquil and heavily secluded beach. Located at the edge of a rainforest, Blanchisseuse Beach's setting is absolutely breathtaking.

There is also a concession stand available. You may also have the option to buy food from one of the local vendors who typically set up at this spot.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. Blanchisseuse Beach is a bit out of the way for island guests and therefore remains relatively secluded. Tourists come out in small numbers to enjoy the beach and watch for turtles.

Blanchisseuse Beach grants an angelic and relaxing escape, in part because the region surrounding the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Blanchisseuse Beach on the North coast of Trinidad. Club Casanovas is one of the local attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Trinidad and Tobago, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. The nearest historical attraction is President's House, which is 16 and a half miles away.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Blanchisseuse Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Club Casanovas Gambling Arcade 11.9 SSW Trinidad
Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club Golf Course 12.4 S Trinidad
Larry Gomes Stadium Sporting Event Venue 12.6 S Trinidad
Island Club Casino Casino 13.5 SW Trinidad
Club Solitaire Gambling Site 13.7 SW Trinidad

Cities and Towns

The nearest part on Trinidad to Blanchisseuse Beach is Blanchisseuse. Blanchisseuse is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay within driving distance, the nearest ones have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Blanchisseuse Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Laguna Mar Estate 0.3 mi. SE Lodge
Asa Wright Nature Lodge 5.5 mi. S Lodge
Las Cuevas 5.7 mi. W Lodge
Maracas Bay 9.7 mi. W Hotel


Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. Cocos Hut Restaurant is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Blanchisseuse Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cocos Hut Restaurant (868) 628-3731 Caribbean Very Casual 0.3 mi. SE
Surf's Country Inn (868) 669-2475 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Blanchisseuse Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Trinidad.

Vacationers may also want to visit Tyrico Bay, located eight and a half miles away.

Trinidad and Tobago has so much to offer, and Blanchisseuse Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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