Trinidad is the largest and most populous of the two major islands and numerous landforms which make up the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. It is the southernmost island in the Caribbean and lies just 11 km (6.8 mi) off the northeastern coast of Venezuela. With an area of 4,768 km (1,841 sq mi) it is also the fifth largest in the West Indies.
Major landforms include the hills of the Northern, Central and Southern Ranges (Dinah ranges), the Caroni, Nariva and Oropouche Swamps, and the Caroni and Naparima Plains. Major river systems include the Caroni, North and South Oropouche and Ortoire Rivers. There are many other natural landforms such as beaches and waterfalls. Trinidad has two seasons per calendar year, the rainy season and the dry season.
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Englishman's Bay is a secluded beach on the leeward coast of Tobago, between Castara and Parlatuvier. Although the bay does not draw the large numbers of beachgoers that Tobago's western beaches do, it is considered of the island's most beautiful. The beach itself is a classic crescent shape, capped by two heavily forested headlands descending from Tobago's Main Ridge.
Nylon Pool is an in-sea shallow white ground coral pool that is located off Pigeon Point, Tobago, and is accessible by boat. Its name is derived from its resemblance to a swimming pool. It is close to the Buccoo Reef, a protected area full of coral reefs.
Castara is a picturesque seaside village on the leeward (north) coast of the island of Tobago, the smaller of the two islands in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Castara's economy is dependent primarily on fishing and agriculture, with tourism playing an increasingly important role since the 1990s.
Another successful mission was Santo Domingo de Talaje. Established sometime in the early 17th century, this mission was located on a large bluff 3 miles (5 km) up the north branch of the Altamaha River. Native Americans had inhabited the bluff for thousands of years.
Pigeon Point is also known as Pigeon Point Heritage Park (PPHP) and is often considered Tobago 's most beautiful beach and is home to the famous thatch-roofed jetty which has become an internationally recognised signature of Tobago. The resort includes a long stretch of white sand beach with warm aquamarine waters.
Little Tobago (or Bird of Paradise Island) is a small island off the northeastern coast of Tobago, and part of the republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The island is about 1 square kilometre in area and is located at 11° 18' north latitude and 60° 31' west longitude, approximately 2.4 km from Speyside.
Mount Irvine Bay Golf Club is a golf course in Trinidad and Tobago, known as one of the home courses for professional golfer Stephen Ames. The course hosted the 1970 edition of Shell's Wonderful World of Golf between Bob Murphy, Dan Sikes and Miller Barber.
First European settlers to the area arrived in 1633, with more settlers arriving in 1639. The history of the village is closely linked to sugar farming, and Charlotteville's deep-water harbour was also of importance for the town's development. In more recent times fishing has been important for Charlotteville's economy.
April and May Manta Madness!!!! If there's one thing you've been hearing over the last few years in Tobago, is where have the Mantas gone? We'll we can safely say they have arrived! Over the last two months the conditions have been perfect, and we've been seeing Manta's virtually every other day.
Pigeon Point beach is a narrow white sand peninsular surrounded by clear blue Caribbean waters. One side the beach faces nylon pool lagoon where beginners can learn their techniques, while less than 100 yards away the other beach, on the leeward side is sheltered and unaffected by wind, making it excellent for swimming and sunbathing.
Het Tobago Plantations Seniors Open was van 2002 tot en met 2005 een toernooi van de Europese Senior Tour. Het werd gespeeld op de Tobago Plantations Beach & Golf Resort in Trinidad en Tobago. De baan heeft een par van 72.