Cyril Bay

Set along Trinidad's North coast is Cyril Bay, a great locale for a day of splashing around with the family. Despite it's remote location, many people make the trek, so don't expect to have the beach to yourself.

Located in the vicinity of Port of Spain, west of Maracas Bay, Cyril Bay is on the North edge of Trinidad. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying very close. Cyril Bay stands out from other beaches because it's the ideal location for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Other nearby beaches you'll come across on Trinidad and Tobago may provide just as many amenities as Cyril Bay, but are usually more cramped because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

How to Access The Beach
Cyril Bay can be found just of North Coast Road in the village of St. George.

Amenities and Ambiance

Cyrill Bay is a natural bay with deep green waters that wash ashore flattening the tan colored sand at the highest point of tide. Directly after that, the ground consists of a variety of shells and pebbles, which can be hard on feet -- shoes are recommended. Edging out the beach is a thick forest, and a short hike will take you to a glorious waterfall.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Cyril Bay brings visitors a calm and serene enclave, due to the fact that the location that surrounds the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Cyril Bay is on the North coast of Trinidad; the area hosts attractions such as St. Andrews Golf Club, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should plan a trip to National Museum & Art Gallery. It's not far from the shores at Cyril Bay, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Cyril Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. Andrews Golf Club Golf Course 4.6 SW Trinidad
The Gallery 1 2 3 4 Art Gallery 7.0 SW Trinidad
President's House Historical Site 7.1 SW Trinidad
Queen's Hall Convention, Conference and Meeting Space Center 7.2 SW Trinidad
Club Casablanca Casino 7.3 S Trinidad

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Cyril Bay who are hoping to find additional places to explore might want to think about heading over to Port of Spain, since it's close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Trinidad and Tobago. From Cyril Bay, Port of Spain isn't out of reach at within taxi range away.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Cyril Bay is not near very many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Because this beach is in a pretty popular vacation spot, it is not usually very tough to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for nearby. For visitors looking to get a place that's near the water, the following table lists the options closest to Cyril Bay.

Accommodations near Cyril Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Maracas Bay 0.8 E Hotel
Crosswinds Villa 2.6 SW B & B
Chaconia Hotel 4.6 SW Hotel


While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you're willing to drive a bit. Bandanya 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 located near this beach.

Restaurants near Cyril Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bandanya (868) 669-1914 Caribbean, Fusion, International Very Casual 0.8 mi. E
Las Cuevas Beach Lodge (868) 669-6945 -- -- -- --
106 The Restaurant (868) 622-7095 Eclectic Informal -- --

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Trinidad you might like besides Cyril Bay.

You may also want to consider Tyrico Bay, another favorite sun-spot on Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad and Tobago has plenty to offer its visitors, and Cyril Bay offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.