Need trip ideas? Check out our curated collections of destinations around the globe.More
These lush islands lay claim to being the economic powerhouse of the Caribbean. Vast oil and gas reserves have led to a high standard of living, where tourism is not the mainstay of the economy. Indeed, the word tourist is seldom mentioned here; the preference is for the much friendlier visitor. On Trinidad, the best beaches are on the north coast, with peach sand, clean blue-green
water, and the forest-covered Northern Range as a backdrop. On Tobago, tourism is much more a part of the island's economy, and you can find excellent resorts and facilities.
Tobago is known for its white-sand beaches, fantastic scuba diving, and untouched countryside. Tourism is much more a part of the island's economy...