Things to Do During Your Stay in Tobago

Things To Do in Tobago

From Relaxation to Adventure

J'Ouvert Villa, a famous holiday resort, in Trinidad and Tobago, offers the guests several things to do while on vacation at one of Tobago's Best Self Catering Villas. Guests can indulge in the beautiful, white sandy beaches, golf at two of Tobago's best golf courses — only minutes from the resort, water sports, tours, and enjoy the history and beautiful culture and nature scenery, and the delicious Caribbean food and cuisine by world-famous chefs.

Called Robinson Crusoe's Island, Tobago is one of the Caribbean's best-kept secrets. Situated 32 km (21 miles) northeast of its sister isle Trinidad, Tobago is latitude 11 degrees N, longitude 60 degrees W. Experience the stunning natural beauty, lush rain forest covered mountains, waterfalls, small villages full of history and character, spectacular sandy white beaches and clear turquoise waters, winding roads, undersea gardens at the coral reef, friendly people.


Tobago is world-famous for its sandy white beaches and clear turquoise waters. Guests can cater themselves to extreme water-sports, such as Windsurfing, Surfboarding, Snorkeling, or the ever-famous, animal spotting tours to just spending a day at the beach with family and friends; and catch some much needed sun while they are at it. There are several beaches within walking distance of J'Ouvert Villa; some that offer privacy and seclusions, while others focus more on activities and sports for others. Wherever you decide to go, we can assure you that you will have an amazing time and take home beautiful memories of your stay in Tobago.

The following gallery shows off some of the beaches and sports activity including Arnos Vale Beach - great snorkelling, Englishman's Bay, Speyside Bay Beach, Pigeon Point Beach, Parlatouvier Bay Beach, Stonehaven Beach, and Mount Irvine Beach.

Arnos Vale Beach - great snorkelling Englishman's Bay, Tobago Englishman's Bay, Tobago Fishing boat at Speyside, Tobago Jetty at Pigeon Point, Tobago Parlatouvier Beach, Tobago
Pigeon Point Beach, Tobago Speyside Bay, Tobago Stonehaven Beach, Tobago Sunset at the Mountt Irvine Beach, Tobago Sunset Mount Irvine Beach, Tobago
Mount Irvine Beach, Tobago

Pigeon Point Beach, Tobago, Kite Surfing


Parlatuvier Bay, Tobago


There are two excellent golf courses in Tobago. Adjacent to J'Ouvert Villa is Mount Irvine Bay Golf Club, a magnificent 18 hole, 72 par, championship course set on 125 acres on the grounds of an old plantation with Caribbean Sea views, and interestingly was in the famous film and TV series "Shell's Wonderful World of Golf" in 1969, also hosted the Johnnie Walker International Pro-Am. The other, Tobago Plantations Golf and Country Club, is a modern course on another old sugar plantation on the Lowlands estate. The course runs by the Atlantic Ocean and takes you past beaches, mangroves, wetlands and woodland copses. It hosted the Tobago Plantations and Seniors Classic (PGA European Tour) in 2002 and 2003.

Mount Irvine Bay Golf Club

Watersports and Tours

While staying at the beautiful J'Ouvert Villa, one thing is for certain; our guests are never bored. There is an abundance of activity all within walking distance of the Villa. The guests can satisfy their hunger for extreme sports by enjoying the beautiful view of Tobago through Kite-Surfing, Water-Skiing, and Wake-Boarding. Guests can also partake in professional tours of the Caribbean Sea; snorkeling in the coral reefs, deep-sea fishing, and glass-bottom boat trips are some of the most enjoyable things to do while enjoying your stay at J'Ouvert Villa.  

A wide variety of water sports are available, many of them very close by. These include: scuba diving, snorkelling ( the coral reefs are spectacular), Hobie Cat sailing, kite-surfing, water-skiing, glass-bottom boat trips, wake boarding, deep sea fishing, and swimming.


Island Nature

Tobago has the oldest protected rain forest in the Western Hemisphere an excellent destination for Ecotourism. Visitors can hike and explore the waterfalls. Bird watchers can look out for any of the 210 recorded bird species such as the gorgeous blue-backed mannakin, the rufous-tailed jacamar, buff-throated wood creeper, the barred antshrike and many more! You can also watch the Giant Leatherback turtles nest on Stonehaven and Courland beaches between March and April.

Exotic Bird of the Forest
Bird watching and Nature Tours, Tobago


History & Culture

The many forts of Tobago reflect some 300 years of a rich and varied history including war, pirate attacks and invasions. The Tobago Heritage Festival, which takes place during July and August each year celebrates Tobago's culture and features Tobagonian fare, goat and crab racing, contemporary choreography and musical arrangements.

Tour Trinidad and Tobago


Food & Cuisine

J'Ouvert Villa is close to several excellent restaurants and well stocked supermarkets. Along with optional self catering available at J'Ouvert Villa to suite yoru needs, you can also buy fresh fish daily from the fishermen on the beach, sample local produce from Scarborough market or try delicious local dishes from the stalls at Store Bay Beach.

Cool Carib at Stone Haven Bay Fisherman at Mount Irvine Beach Food Shack at Mount Irvine Fruit from the garden
Lobster lunch at Miss Jemma's Speyside Parrot Fish Red Snappers Scarborough Market at Christmas Today's Special

A good article about Tobago Restaurants can be found at A guide to Tobago's restaurants.

For further information about Tobago and news you can check out at Visit Tobago

Liming — you're in Tobago now, lime and relax.
NB: Liming means to hang out.

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