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.

Positioned on the northeastern outskirts of Salybia, Saline Bay is on the North East edge of Trinidad. You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. It's often said that Saline Bay is the ideal location for escaping the hustle of Trinidad and Tobago's urban areas. Other nearby beaches you'll come across on Trinidad and Tobago may be just as refreshing as Saline Bay, but are usually more cramped because they're lined with some of the most famous hotels and restaurants.

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.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option. On some days, it may be possible to buy food from one of the local vendors who are typically found at this location.

Vacationers can take advantages of picnic tables at this beach, so you can save your picnic lunch from the sand.

This beach has public restrooms——something you'll appreciate if you spend more than a couple of hours here. Shower facilities are available, so you can rinse off the sand. Cruise ships love this spot and locals love the cruise ships, so be prepared for a crowded setting at Saline Bay Beach.

the area surrounding Saline Bay is not exactly a tourism capital. And as such, you will generally find all facilities open to use, not having been scooped up by others.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Saline Bay on the North East coast of Trinidad. It's located near Brigand Hill Lighthouse, which is found 14 miles to the south, and it is among the the area's interesting attractions.

If you want to learn more about the history of Trinidad and Tobago, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. The nearest historical attraction is Fort Picton, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance to Saline Bay.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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 nearest section of Trinidad to Saline Bay is Salybia. This friendly part of Trinidad is only a half mile from the shore, so it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. This region of Trinidad and Tobago is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well.

Don't expect to find any of Trinidad and Tobago's frequently visited hotels and resorts lining this beach, though if you're trying to evade hoards of tourists, the lack of accommodation possibilities should be a welcomed sight.


You might not find any places to eat near this coastal destination, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Saline Bay.

Travelers may also want to consider Grande Riviere Bay, located a quick cab ride away.

Trinidad and Tobago has a lot to offer its visitors, but Saline Bay is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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