Tyrico Bay

About a kilometer after the popular Maracas Bay is a little stretch of sand that the locals call Tyrico Beach. Bypass this locale, which is really still a part of Maracas Bay, and keep going another kilometer and a half to the real deal: Tyrico Bay. This area is beautiful, tranquil, and secluded, which makes for a lovely day of sunbathing and swimming.

Located in the vicinity of Port of Spain, 1.2 miles east of Maracas Bay, Tyrico Bay is on the North coast of Trinidad. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying nearby. The surrounding region is not overly congested, but that is not to say you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.

How to Access The Beach

To get to Tyrico Bay, follow North Coast Rd for 2.5 kilometers after Maracas Beach. There you will find a small road to the left that leads downhill to the bay.

Amenities and Ambiance

Tyrico Bay enjoys a powdering of fine grey to brown sand with a smattering of tiny pebbles here and there. With only a few trees along the edges of the beach there is not much cover from the sun, but the bright blue waters are relatively calm and a great place to cool off.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Tyrico Bay provides a calm and serene experience, in part because the area surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This pleasant stretch of sand known as Tyrico Bay is on the North coast of Trinidad. It is near some interesting sites like St. Andrew’s Golf Club, which is one of a few area's attractions.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Trinidad and Tobago, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the closest attractions of this sort is President's House, which is eight and a half miles away.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Tyrico Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. Andrew’s Golf Club Golf Course 6.1 WSW Trinidad
Club Casablanca Casino 8.0 SSW Trinidad
The Gallery 1 2 3 4 Art Gallery 8.4 SW Trinidad
President's House Historical Site 8.5 SW Trinidad
Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection Museum 8.5 SSW Trinidad

Cities and Towns

The nearest section on Trinidad to Tyrico Bay is Blanchisseuse. Blanchisseuse is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked rooms nearby. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it can appeal to visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Vacationers hoping to find a hotel room not far from Tyrico Bay should find themselves in luck, as there are lots of accommodations to choose from close-by. You will find the closest lodging options by perusing what's listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Tyrico Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Maracas Bay 1.4 W Hotel
Las Cuevas 2.7 NE Lodge
Crosswinds Villa 4.5 WSW B & B

Food

While there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're willing to venture a little farther away. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Las Cuevas Beach Lodge, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Tyrico Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Las Cuevas Beach Lodge (868) 669-6945 -- -- -- --
Bandanya (868) 669-1914 Caribbean, Fusion, International Very Casual 1.4 mi. W

Other Beaches

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Trinidad besides Tyrico Bay worth visiting.

Another location you may want to try is Blanchisseuse Beach, which is located eight and a half miles to the east-northeast. Blanchisseuse Beach's great shores give guests the opportunity to have a nice, secluded picnic, take in the gorgeous scenery, or watch for the endangered leatherback turtles that come to the shore at night during mating season.

Maybe Tyrico 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 keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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