Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago
By Jasmine McGee

If you’re looking to experience to Caribbean to the fullest extent, then you might want to check out the beautiful islands of Trinidad & Tobago. Yes, they both may be small in size, but each of them brings forth a unique experience that you’ll want to cherish for life.

Accessing both of these majestic islands is easy thanks to Piarco International Airport (POS).  The airport is located in the town of Piarco, a town in northern Trinidad. If you can’t book a flight at Piarco International Airport, then you can also Trinidad & Tobago via the airport located on Tobago, A.N.R. Robinson International Airport (TAB). Whichever airport you decide, allow WhatsCheaper.com to help you book the right flight. Click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) to use WhatsCheaper.com’s easy flight flinder. Once you’ve booked your trip, you’ll want to decide where you’ll be staying. The islands of Trinidad & Tobago have a lot of accommodations to choose from, ranging from resorts, luxury hotels, & more. You could easily spend hours scouring the web in search of the right place to stay but instead allow WhatsCheaper.com to help you find the right place to stay. Click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to begin searching for the right accommodations.

The island of Trinidad & Tobago both have a lot to offer, but you’ll want to start off by enjoying the adventure of Trinidad.  You can go on hikes, explore deep caves, enjoy the beautiful scenic routes, or you can even relax on Maracas Beach.  The beach is the most popular in the northern region of Trinidad, and on you’re way there you can even enjoy the tropical Botanical Gardens. If you’re still on the hunt for some scenic views inspired by the nature of Trinidad, then visit the Asa Wright Nature Center to see rich bird life & exotic flowers and trees.

Still craving more nature? Well visit Tobago’s Main Ridge Forest Reserve, the oldest protected rainforest in the Western Hemisphere. The reserve has a diverse flora and fauna selection, as well as beautiful nature trails worth traversing for some great snapshots. Once you’ve enjoyed the beauty of the forest, grab your sunscreen and head to one of Tobago’s many secluded beaches.  The most photographed beach in Tobago is Pigeon Point. Known for its coral white sands, this beach is a popular destination for tourists seeking to take in the full beauty that the island has to offer. Another popular public beach is Store Bay. This beach is a great spot to view the Great Race, a powerboat competition that has become one of Tobago’s main events.

Once you’ve taking in the adventure of racing, sailing, sunbathing, hiking, cycling, and overall sightseeing, you’ll perhaps want to learn the history of the islands.  You can learn the islands riveting histories by visiting the Tobago Historical Museum. The museum contains a lot of fascinating artifacts that will tell/show you the history of the islands ranging from the past to the modern day era.  If you’re seeking more of an artistic history, then visit the National Museum and Art Gallery located in the Port of Spain. This museum is home to the largest collection of artwork by Trinidadian artists.

There a lot of things to do on the islands of Trinidad & Tobago, but the best experience is Carnival. If you’re looking for a truly unforgettable experience, then you’ll want to visit the islands during Carnival. Many have referred to it as “The Greatest Show On Earth,” and it’s an annual celebration worth checking out. You can enjoy the live music, the costumes, and the rich culture of both islands; for a greater experience, you can get a costume and join in the festivities.

No matter what time of year you visit the islands of Trinidad & Tobago; you’re bound to have a blast. WhatsCheaper.com can ease your mind and help you book your trip. So don’t wait any longer. Book your trip today and set your sight on the beautiful islands of Trinidad & Tobago.

MUST SEE IN Trinidad & Tobago LIST:

  • 1. Tobago Forest Reserve
  • 2. Asa Wright Nature Centre
  • 3. Fort King George
  • 4. Nariva Swamp
  • 5. Maracas Bay
  • 6. Pigeon Point Beach
  • 7. Queen's Park Savannah
  • 8. Store Bay
  • 9. Caroni Bird Sanctuary
  • 10. Englishman's Bay

Trinidad & Tobago EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Harvest Festivals - January
  • 2. Carnival - February
  • 3. Dragon Festival - February
  • 4. Jazz Artists on the Greens - March
  • 5. Annual Trade & Investment Convention - April
  • 6. Festival Chaguaramas - May
  • 7. We Beat, St. James Live - June
  • 8. Charlotteville Fisherman's Fest - July
  • 9. Tobago Heritage Festival - July
  • 10. International Open Water Swim - September

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Hilton Trinidad & Conference Center
Lady Young Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad/Tobago
By Chrystyne Jackson

When visiting Trinidad, make your visit special by staying at the Hilton Trinidad & Conference Center. The hotel is set on 25 beautiful acres overlooking the Gulf of Paria, and offers breathtaking views of the city of Port of Spain, Queen’s Park Savannah, North Range, and vibrant tropical gardens. Check in time is 3 p.m. and check out is 12 p.m.

The Hilton features guestrooms and suites designed with comfort and convenience in mind. All rooms have private balconies for the guests to enjoy. The 27 suites have been recently renovated. Guestrooms come with your choice of one king size bed or two double beds.

The hotel boasts many outstanding amenities. It is 100% smoke-free except for designated outdoor areas. Maintain your exercise program in the fitness room, which has state of the art cardio and strength equipment. Take a swim in the pool, or enjoy a game of tennis. The Gazebo Pool Bar offers Mediterranean, French, Caribbean and local fare poolside. Enjoy snacks and sandwiches with cocktails as you socialize in the Lobby Bar. The Pool Terrace Garden offers International and Caribbean cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Rituals Coffeehouse is an ideal place to linger over a cup of fresh brewed coffee. When visiting the local area be sure to see the Emperor Valley Zoo, the main zoo of Trinidad and Tobago featuring over 2000 animals of over 200 species, and the National Museum and Art Gallery, managing a collection of over 10,000 items. The hotel is just 45 minutes away from Maracas Beach, one of the most beautiful and well-known beaches on the island.

Make lasting memories of your stay in Trinidad by staying at the Hilton Trinidad & Conference Center. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started today.

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