Nearby Attractions

TrinCity Mall

 

Located 5 minutes drive from Cattleya, is The Trincity Mall. The Mall is 30 years old established in 1984 with just 80 Stores on 140,000 sq. ft. of Retail space, it now has over 300 Stores/Kiosks occupying in excess of 520,000 sq. ft. of Retail space.  The Mall has two separate Food courts located at either end of the mall, excellent restaurants, and all manner of retail stores, from internationally renowned names to smaller family owned businesses, some of whom have been with the Mall from inception.  Visit www.trincitymalltt.com

Caroni Bird Sanctuary

 

19  Minutes via The Southern Main Road,The Caroni Swamp is the second largest mangrove wetland in Trinidad and Tobago. It is located on the west coast of Trinidad, where the Caroni River meets the Gulf of Paria.The Caroni Swamp is an estuarine system comprising 5,611 hectares of mangrove forest and herbaceous marsh.  

 

This swamp is an important wetland since it is ecologically diverse, consisting of marshes, mangrove swamp and tidal mudflats in close proximity. The Caroni Swamp is an important tourist attraction and provides an important habitat for the scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber), one of the national birds of Trinidad and Tobago. It is also home to many other species of birds and houses The Caroni Bird Sanctuary, and is a protected wetland under the Ramsar Convention.

Tunapuna Market

 

If you want to experience the novelty of a local market, then Tunapuna Market is 5 Minutes by car.  The market is very busy on weekends and offers local foods, organic produce and exotic fruits.  

 

A selection of meets and flea market goods are also available.  Parking is difficult and we recommend you visit with a companion.

THE TABLESPOON CAFE

 

Located on the Eastern Main Road in Curepe

, The Tablespoon Café can be reached from the hotel in 10 minutes barring traffic.  They are opened Mondays to Saturdays 10:00am – 6:00pm, and Sundays 2:00pm -7:00pm. 

 

A perfect location for an offsite casual date Tablespoon is a Coffee & Dessert House which offers a selection of cakes, coffees, sandwiches, savory items and more.

  You can get in touch by calling 1 (868) 221-8504



Other Attractions

 

  • Swim in the lagoon at Grande Rivière, where the cool river water slides into the warm sea

  • Learn a few words of French creole patois in Paramin, a picturesque mountaintop village just a few minutes north of Port of Spain.

  • The Pax Guesthouse on the grounds of the monastery at Mount St Benedict is famous for its afternoon tea — featuring honey from the monks’ own apiary — and the extraordinary 180-degree views across Trinidad’s central plain.32 Explore the mud volcanoes of south Trinidad. Devil’s Woodyard near Princes Town is the most accessible.

  • Try to count the coconut trees — tens of thousands — growing along Manzanilla Bay on Trinidad’s east coast, twisted by the Atlantic winds.

  • Trinidad and Tobago was the first country in the world to declare a holiday for Emancipation Day, the anniversary of the end of slavery. In recent years, Emancipation has grown into a weeks-long celebration of the country’s African heritage.

  • Admire recently restored Lion House in Chaguanas, the bustling “capital” of central Trinidad. Built by the celebrated Capildeo family on the model of an Indian townhouse, it was the birthplace of V.S. Naipaul, who immortalised it as “Hanuman House” in A House for Mr Biswas.

  • Stare across the Serpent’s Mouth at the distant silhouette of Soldado Rock, halfway to Venezuela, from Icacos, at the furthest tip of Trinidad’s south-western peninsula.