Mayaro Beach

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Mayaro Beach runs a full nine miles along Trinidad's east coast, making it the longest beach on the island. Not only is this beach popular amongst locals for swimming, but it is known for its great birding opportunities, kayaking, and camping spots.

Located on the eastern coast of the island of Trinidad, 0.9 miles south of St. Margaret, You might want regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. Mayaro Beach stands out from other beaches because it's the ideal location for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches you'll come across on Trinidad and Tobago may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Mayaro Beach, but are usually more cramped since they're located by some of the most popular tourist areas in town.

How to Access The Beach
Mayaro Beach runs parallel to Guayaguayare Mayaro Road. Choose a gravelly side road and make your way east, where you are likely to run into the beach, as it is the longest stretch of beach on the island.

Amenities and Ambiance

Lined by lush trees in most places along the beach, the sand here ranges from a light to dark tan, getting darker the closer it gets to the sea. The water can be rough and is known for rip currents so much so that lifeguards are almost always present during daylight hours. The seawater is a pleasant aquamarine, and at night the glow from the offshore oil platforms light the horizon.

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Mayaro Beach.

Beach-goers who hope to utilize the comforts made available at this beach, will be thankful; Mayaro Beach is situated in a region that is not often visited by tourists. Thanks to this, the availability of certain amenities likely won't be decreased.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned in a quiet, remote area - without hotels and other tourist attractions - on the South East coast of Trinidad.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Mayaro Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Brigand Hill Lighthouse Lighthouse 18.7 N Trinidad
Flamingo Private Members Club Gambling Site 25.7 W Trinidad
White Diamond Casino Casino 27.7 WNW Trinidad
Usine Ste Madeleine Golf Club Golf Course 28.5 W Trinidad
Pointe-a-Pierre Golf Club Golf Course 30.6 W Trinidad

Cities and Towns

The closest part on Trinidad to Mayaro Beach is St. Margaret. This interesting part of Trinidad is just less than a mile away, which means you needn't use up an entire day here. This region of Trinidad and Tobago is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


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.

You won't find any of Trinidad and Tobago's frequently visited resorts and hotels alongside this beach, though if you're looking to elude hoards of vacationers, the shortage of accommodation options will certainly be a pleasant sight.


Though the area surrounding Mayaro Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're willing to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest restaurants is Ambrosia Restaurant & Lounge, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Mayaro Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Ambrosia Restaurant & Lounge (868) 630-2725 -- -- -- --
Deon's Fast Foods (868) 630-3663 -- -- -- --
The Neighbourhood Grill (868) 630-4814 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Trinidad besides Mayaro Beach.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Mayaro Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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