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Sightseeing in Tobago Island - what to see. Complete travel guide

The Caribbean island of Tobago began attracting attention of tourists a few years ago. Today that’s one of the most rapidly developing and progressive beach resorts. The main attractive features of the island are lush tropical forests, an abundance of pristine beaches and unique underwater world. Since the second half of the 18th century, the town of Scarborough has being the administrative center of the island. This small town is ideal for hiking, as you can discover amazing historical monuments, attractive restaurants and souvenir shops at every step.
It seems as if the cuisine of Tobago borrowed the traditions of all the other countries in the world. At the heart of the local cuisine lie the traditions from China, Europe, and India, … Open
The main symbol of Scarborough is the old Fort King George visible from virtually any area of the town. The height of the fort is 47 meters; it had been built in 1779 and has long been the main defensive building on the island. The old fort recreates its original form, though it has been completely restored and renovated. Currently there are numerous travel agencies in local historic buildings.
Thus, the old hospital houses the Crafts Center, one of the most unusual cultural venues of the island. Its visitors can not only appreciate the diversity of culture and traditions of the indigenous population, but also buy one of the amazing hand-made souvenirs. Nearby there is the Museum of Tobago with rich collection of items. Much of the exposition displays artifacts of colonial times, but there are findings of the earlier period in the museum. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The first thing that should be mentioned, is that, despite some stereotypes, Tobago does not depend on tourism. GDP here is one of the highest among Central and South America’s … Open
After admiring collections travelers will be pleased to stroll through the landscaped garden located nearby, just outside one of the main architectural attractions of Tobago, Wim estate. Once there were scale plantations, but today only the building of red brick reminds about old times.
Just another day in Paradise ... There are numerous interesting sights to explore outside the fort. The old mill building housing one of the popular hotels has survived in the capital. It’s noteworthy that it was decided to keep its huge mill wheels dating back to the mid-19th century. Among the most prominent architectural landmarks is also worth noting the Court House built in 1825; currently there is Tobago house of worship in it.
Most of Tobago’s landmarks go back to the Colonial times: it was ruled by the Spanish, the French, but the main impact was made by the British, who ruled here for a long time. However, … Open
Charlottesville located to the north-east is considered a kind of fishing capital of the island. This town is an ideal base for exploring culture and lifestyle of the indigenous population. There is a huge number of interesting natural attractions nearby, including the Gulf of Manowar Bay, the highest point of the island, Pigeon Pike, and Flagstaff Hill that is one of the best places for admiring surroundings.
No Mans Land Fans of walks along historical places will love the small town of Plymouth. Its territory can boast the oldest fortification on the island, Fort James, which was built in 1811. The fort is constructed of coral limestone, so the building is still standing after more than 200 years. Spectacular charming bays and impenetrable rainforests are among the attractions of Tobago. Divers have an opportunity to evaluate not only the ground sights, but also priceless treasures hidden under the water.
One of the main reasons, why Tobago is interesting to travelers is because it has perfect conditions for divers. You can dive here all year round, but remember that visibility is worse … Open
The island of Tobago has long become a favorite destination for all fans of beach recreation and diving. Crown Point is recognized as the most developed resort. Tourists will find various centers specializing in water sports there. There is also a big and comfortable beach that has several rental offices offering a range of gear and equipment. There are many beautiful coral reefs not far from the coastline. Both beginners and experienced divers will easily find suitable areas there. Bon Accord Valley is one of the most interesting areas for diving on the island. It is home to numerous exotic fish and rare types of corals. The lagoon is perfect for trouble-free relaxation and admiration of picturesque tropical gardens nearby. During a walk there, it is possible to see beautiful and rare birds, including rare species, such as Caribbean swallows. Despite the fact that the island has been attracting numerous travelers for many years, there are not that many beaches with a well-developed infrastructure. King’s Bay is one of the most comfortable beaches. Travelers will find several charming restaurants and cafes, as well as sports gear rental offices there. Many popular hotels and entertainment venues are located within walking distance of the beach.
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Sights around Tobago Island from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Villa Stargrov

From the series “Houses of Famous People and Stars Currently Open to Tourists”
In the adjacent territory there is an excellent tennis court and the open swimming pool with jacuzzi, and one of the best recreation areas is the billiard room. At the disposal of the rich travelers, who spend few days in the magnificent villa of Mick Jagger, are the services of the personal chef and the housekeeper. The gardener ensures a faultless condition of the exotic garden. The charming and romantic villa has its own sea access and is often chosen by newlyweds for honeymoon. … Read further

Mustique Island

From the series “The Most Beautiful Islands on the Planet”
Although it has been many years ago, all the baron's references were strictly observed. On the island you can really only find 114 buildings. With the development of the tourist infrastructure, all the modern supply lines were laid out on the island, but all of them are hidden under the earth and therefore do not hurt the natural splendor. On the island there are no big hotels with a hectic atmosphere. At the disposal of the holidaymakers are the picturesque villas, the splendid beaches and the unique restaurants - the pride of the peculiar Mustique island. … Read further

Sightseeing in Trinidad and Tobago: things to see

Trinidad and Tobago have all signature aspects of the Caribbean region with its breath-taking nature and top class beach rest. However, these two islands have much more to offer in terms of the number of interesting attractions. Tobago is a calm, mostly relaxed island that is famous for its beach resorts. Many cruise ships arrive to the island so their passengers can enjoy the beautiful bay. Trinidad, in its turn, is an energetic place that is well-known as the location of the largest carnival in the Caribbean. During the carnival, which is similar to the famous carnival in Brazil, it’s possible to see the local invention – the steel drum. … Open
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