Trinidad & Tobago
These glorious, vibrant islands are the jewel in the Caribbean’s crown. The colour, diversity and excitement you will discover on a lastminute.com holiday to Trinidad and Tobago are limitless. With fishing, diving, sailing, a fascinating history, world famous festivals and an enviable year round climate you’ll simply never want to leave.
The island’s culture and history isb made up of a rich tapestry of Spanish, French, British and African influences. They have a well established folklore and dance tradition and a visit to the islands will no doubt result in you being exposed to some fantastic stories and truly memorable experiences. The famous ‘speech bands’ mingle with gospel music and the melodious chiming of the steel band giving the islands a unique oratorical history that you won’t soon forget. Why not visit Scarborough to see the preserved fort from 1780.
If you are more of a doer than an observer, get hands on with an underwater adventure. The waters around Trinidad and Tobago boast over 300 different species of coral, and that is to say nothing of the fish and other sea creatures you’ll encounter. Prefer a life above the waves? There is an enviable selection of charter boat excursions to amazing locations, glass bottomed boat rides to the famous Buccoo Reef Marine Park off Tobago or try an on- land adventure to Tobago’s Rain Forest Reserve or the spectacular Argyll Waterfalls.
Sports lovers will be glad to hear that Trinidad is home to six world class golf courses. If football or soccer, as its known locally, is more your thing you’ll easily be able to catch a local game and the same can be said of rugby, cricket, volleyball and hockey.
You will never, ever go hungry in the Caribbean! Because of the mish mash of cultural influences you will have a heaps of mouth watering options to choose from. Feeling adventurous? Try Bake and Shark, yes that is what it sounds like, deep-fried pieces of shark! Or maybe you’d be more intrigued by Souse, an unusual concoction of boiled pig trotters and chicken feet, served cold and seasoned with lime, pepper and cucumber. If all this sounds a bit too much never fear the Caribbean has plenty of delicious, and more conventional stews, barbequed meats, curries and rice dishes to choose from. Or naturally you can take comfort in some delicious and familiar classic American and European cuisine, it’s all there to choose from. The nightlife is healthly and vibrant with nightclubs, traditional dance clubs, shows and bars to keep you going all night long. If you are looking to for some rest and relaxation there are plenty of little places around the glorious coast line to rest up, have a coffee and watch the world go by.
Whatever Trinidad and Tobago holiday you choose, you can be sure your lastminute.com break to the Caribbean will not fail to excite and inspire. Book your affordable holiday today with lastminute.com.