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This popular beach spot fulfills the fantasy of the ideal Caribbean beach, but is just as famous for the scenic rainforest drive that must be made to reach it.
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice relaxing ambiance as it's a tourist attraction. Great food options but If you are looking to experience true "Trini" Culture visit higher up at Tyrico Bay. Trini's love to cook or carry their own food, play music, have a few drinks and a really...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank amywamy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great baked and shark. Calm and relaxing Environmental. The view before getting to the beach is awesome.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank ACB44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to Richard’s Bake and Shark for several years. The bake and shark is always well cooked and tasty. The wide assortment of vegetables and sauces adds flavor to the already delicious meal. Over the years Richard’s has added...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 1wendytnt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome day ...lunches available..nice place to relax...life guards presence on d beach Police station close by. People sells jewelry on the beach . You can also get swimsuit to buy

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank trinidadian2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lack of proper facilities. Beautiful beach but bathroom facilities are far and there are empty and half finished buildings (probably unfinished bathrooms) just languishing and the stench around those buildings are terrible. So many millions spent and still no proper facilities for both citizens and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
1  Thank Curious579796
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maracas is an example of a great beach for Trinidad which is less known for its beaches. It is a bit rough and sometimes has strong currents so it’s one to be cautious with especially with young kids. Lots of work has gone in to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we travelled with a group of 7 with a teenager and a child, both had so much fun there as did the adults! The waves is what made it much more fun! Of course you can’t go to maracas without having the famous Bake...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank fabiano2k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive about 15 minutes to the beach is absolutely breathtaking! Once you reach the actual beach, you feel like you're in paradise! It was clean, plenty of lifeguards, great shops and super safe. We stayed until nightfall then walked to the Carib restaurant for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank rashidah n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful water and scenic!! Clean and fun place to hang for the day. Awesome drive to get there! Some amazing photo potential when the sun starts to go down. Love it!

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Stesa27
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Great lime,great vibes! Joy to eat the bake and shark. It's the right atmosphere for having either a relaxing day with family or a party vibe with friends.

Date of experience: August 2019
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August 21, 2017|
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Response from 17Bmack | Reviewed this property |
The road is very narrow for the 2 lanes and it has many twists and sharp turns. Would highly recommend to go with an experienced local (tour guide). They also drive on the opposite side as North America so that is something... More
Christina S
July 23, 2017|
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Response from kennethv544 | Reviewed this property |
It's not expensive, I would compare it to a motel from about 40 years ago. Bare bones. But it's right on the beach basically. You just cross the street. But it is run down. I stayed at the Hilton in POS and that was 3 stars... More
December 17, 2015|
Response from Basil B |
Seek and ye shall find.