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.

Situated on the eastern part of Blanchisseuse, Blanchisseuse Beach is on the North coast of Trinidad. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Blanchisseuse Beach stands out from other beaches because it's perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches on Trinidad and Tobago may provide just as many amenities as Blanchisseuse Beach, but tend to be busier since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

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.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. If available, you could also order some food from one of the local vendors who typically set up on this shoreline.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find 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.

If you tend to choose shores which bring guests a serene environment, then you may want to try Blanchisseuse Beach; it is located in a more rural sector of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the North coast of Trinidad; it will be near other attractions like Club Casanovas, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Historic attractions, including President's House, offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Blanchisseuse Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Trinidad and Tobago, without straying too far from the coastline. In fact, this coastline is located a relatively brief cab ride away from this place of historical interest.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. 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 region of Trinidad to Blanchisseuse Beach is Blanchisseuse. Blanchisseuse is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Although vacationers generally won't find many accommodations in the vicinity, those options closest to Blanchisseuse Beach can be viewed in the list that follows.

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

While there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the closest places to eat is Cocos Hut Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

A few nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

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

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Trinidad, so Blanchisseuse Beach is not your only option.

You may also want to consider Tyrico Bay, located not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

Of course, Trinidad and Tobago has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Blanchisseuse Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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