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.

Set on the eastern part of Blanchisseuse, Blanchisseuse Beach is on the North coast of Trinidad. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. The area surrounding the beach isn't very urbanized, but that doesn't mean the beach will be boring.

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.

The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to buy some food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up on this shoreline.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. 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.

If you usually choose beaches that offer those who visit a tranquil environment, then think about trying out Blanchisseuse Beach; it's hidden away in a more rural section of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the North coast of Trinidad; the area is home to other attractions such as Club Casanovas, which is one of the closest attractions.

Historical attractions like President's House offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Blanchisseuse Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Trinidad and Tobago's past, without venturing too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this shore will be found within the range of a taxi from this destination of historical interest.

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

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. This part on Trinidad and Tobago is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Though you will not find very many hotels in the vicinity, those accommodations closest to Blanchisseuse Beach are shown below.

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

Food

Though this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are willing to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest places to eat is Cocos Hut Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby restaurant options are shown below.

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

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Blanchisseuse Beach.

You may also want to consider Tyrico Bay, which is located within the range of a cab.

Trinidad and Tobago has plenty to offer its visitors, so visiting Blanchisseuse Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

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