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Hyatt Regency Trinidad

This resort has 428 guest rooms with bamboo flooring and flat-screen TVs. It offers the Spa Esencia, a rooftop pool with view of the ocean, and 24-hour fitness center. For dining options, guests may choose between the restaurant, gourmet coffee shop, lounge and pool bar. The resort is located near the Northwest Peninsula of Trinidad.

Courtyard by Marriott Port of Spain

The Courtyard features 119 guest rooms and is located near the heart of the city center and within walking distance of shopping, restaurants and entertainment. This Port of Spain hotel is also located next to the Movie Towne Shopping Centre and the Hasley Crawford National Stadium. St Andrews Golf Course is four miles away. Swim in the outdoor pool or take a quick trip down to Maracas Beach. Dine in the Flambeau Restaurant or the Lobby Bar and Lounge.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Trinidad

Crowne Plaza Hotel Trinidad in downtown Port of Spain is opposite the International Financial Center and Waterfront, within the main financial and shopping district and walking distance to Central Bank, Cruise Ship Complex and Brian Lara Promenade. It is located close to major international banks, government ministries and embassies. It features a 360-degree revolving restaurant on top of the hotel for a view of the Caribbean Sea and the city.

Kapok Hotel

This resort has 94 rooms including superior rooms, suites, studios and standard rooms. Some superior rooms and suites come with balconies. Dining options include two restaurants—Tiki Village and Bois Cano Bistro and Bar. Room service also is available. The resort has a prime location and is within walking distance of Ellerslie Plaza (shopping), restaurants, banks, Queen’s Park Savannah, Emperor Valley Zoo, Botanical Gardens, and Queen’s Park Oval.

Coco Reef Resort and Spa Tobago

Coco Reef is situated on the southwestern coast of Tobago in the town of Crown Point. Guest accommodations feature saltillo tiled patios and balconies, wall stencils, tiled vanities and hand-crafted wicker furniture. Coco Reef has 135 rooms, suites and villas, and 114 have ocean views. It also has two restaurants and two bars on site. Various tours and activities can be arranged by the resort.

Manta Lodge

This resort is located at the northeastern corner of Tobago in the fishing village of Speyside on the fringe of the Mountain Rain Forest, the oldest rain forest preserve in the Western Hemisphere. Manta Lodge is set on the beach front and has 18 Superior rooms and two Loft rooms. Superior rooms have ocean views leading to private porches or balconies. Guests dine at the Green Moray Restaurant and Bar. Guests can arrange dive trips through Tobago Dive Experience.

La Casablanca

La Casablanca offers a choice of five rooms, three double and two with twin beds, all with in-suite facilities. Guests can see Minster Bay from two of the bedrooms or alternatively the upper veranda. Minister Bay is an unspoiled beach suitable for surfing.

Scott S. Bateman is a professional journalist who has traveled widely throughout the Caribbean and the America.
February 17, 2020