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.

Located toward the northeastern outskirts of Salybia, Saline Bay is on the North East coast of Trinidad. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Not looking forward to staking out a spot at a busy beach? All the more reason you should find a beach that's a long way from the nearest major city; secluded parts of the coast like Saline Bay are perfect for getting away from it all.

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.

There is also a concession stand available. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to get lunch from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up at this spot.

Travelers can take advantage of the available picnic tables, which make beach dining less messy, and are good spots for lounging.

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 clean off the sand before hitting more attractions. Cruise ships love this spot and locals love the cruise ships, so be prepared for a crowded setting at Saline Bay Beach.

Saline Bay is in an area which is not near many tourist spots. And as such, the availability of certain amenities likely won't be decreased.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North East coast of Trinidad; the area is home to other attractions such as Brigand Hill Lighthouse, which is 14 miles to the south.

If you want to learn more about the history of Trinidad and Tobago, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Fort Picton, which is one of the closest historical attractions to Saline Bay.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. 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 part of Trinidad to Saline Bay is Salybia. This location is only a half mile from the shore, which means you needn't use up an entire day here. Salybia is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels.

Don't expect to find any of Trinidad and Tobago's frequently visited resorts and hotels lining this beach, but if you're trying to dodge throngs of vacationers, the lack of accommodation options will be a welcomed sight.


You might not find any places to eat right on this coast, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach on Trinidad will have lots of options besides Saline Bay.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Grande Riviere Bay, located a short taxi ride away.

Maybe Saline Bay is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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