Saline Bay

For those chartering boats, the anchorage at Saline Bay is somewhat less crowded than the neighboring beaches. However, this gorgeous beach can get immensely crowded with cruise ship passengers during the high season. Still, many believe the majestic beauty of the area is worth braving the crowds.

Set in the northeastern part of Salybia, Saline Bay is on the North East coast of Trinidad. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like Trinidad and Tobago. While Saline Bay might be a little farther away, it provides a rare chance to escape crowds of tourists.

How to Access The Beach
Visitors may gain access to Saline Bay by taking a side road off Toco Main Road to a dirt road that leads to a dirt parking are right before the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Saline Bay features fluffy white and tan sand that you can't help but want to sink your feet into, and blue-green waters. The area where the waves meet the shore may appear to be a bit murky where it reflects the tan colored ground, but the further out you go, the purer the color of the water.

Many visitors find themselves ordering a drink or snack from the concessions here, even if they move off-site for lunch. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to buy some food from one of the local vendors who typically set up at this spot.

One obvious convenience is this beach's picnic facilities, so you can save your picnic lunch from the sand.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Saline Bay. Showers are provided for visitors, so you can clean up before leaving. Cruise ships love this spot and locals love the cruise ships, so be prepared for a crowded setting at Saline Bay Beach.

Guests who might be planning to use the amenities and services extended at this beach, don't need to worry; Saline Bay happens to be situated in an area which crowds do not often visit. As such, straining to acquire an unclaimed service here is not a scenario that you will have to do regularly, in spite of what the time is when you get there.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Saline Bay on the North East coast of Trinidad. Brigand Hill Lighthouse is situated 14 miles to the south, and it is one of a few favorite local destinations.

Historical attractions such as Fort Picton offer a nice compliment to the scenery of Saline Bay, and allow visitors to learn more about Trinidad and Tobago, without having to stray too far from the beach.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Saline Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Brigand Hill Lighthouse Lighthouse 13.8 S Trinidad
Larry Gomes Stadium Sporting Event Venue 18.4 WSW Trinidad
Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club Golf Course 22.4 W Trinidad
Club Casanovas Gambling Arcade 24.5 W Trinidad
Club Solitaire Gambling Site 27.0 W Trinidad

Cities and Towns

The closest section on Trinidad to Saline Bay is Salybia. This friendly part of Trinidad is only a half mile from the beach, which means a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. This area of Trinidad and Tobago is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels.

Don't expect to find any of Trinidad and Tobago's frequently visited hotels and resorts close to this beach, but if you're looking to dodge hoards of travelers, the lack of accommodation options will surely be a welcomed sight.


There aren't any restaurants right on this location, so you might want to plan a picnic for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Trinidad has several beautiful beaches, so Saline Bay is just one of your options.

You might also want to visit Grande Riviere Bay, located a brief cab ride away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy on Trinidad and Tobago, and Saline Bay is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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