Accommodation, Tobago

Blue Waters Inn

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Blue Waters Inn is a small, 38-room hotel nestled in a secluded horseshoe bay in the quiet north-eastern end of the island, with a beautiful sandy beach plus 46 acres of wildlife-filled tropical gardens. The hotel benefits from friendly service and pleasant, well-kept rooms, each with air-conditioning, ceiling fans and (for most) sea views and a patio to enjoy. Rooms with extra beds and presidential suites are also available.

Blue Waters Inn offers safe swimming and excellent doorstep snorkelling and diving on reefs featuring over 70 species of coral as well as turtles, eagle rays and manta rays. There are hummingbird feeders and nature trails through the forest at the back of the property where many birds can be seen including rufous-vented chachalaca, Trinidad motmot and orange-winged parrot.

The Captain’s Table restaurant serves a freshly updated menu including delicious locally caught fresh seafood as well as a selection of Caribbean and western cuisine. On certain days a BBQ with a steel drum band performance is offered.

The well-stocked bar serves a wide range of cocktails and beverages as well as snacks with wonderful sea view backdrop. Free Wi-Fi with good signal is available throughout the communal areas.

Other facilities include a games room, tennis court, infinity pool and Jacuzzi, TV and tea and coffee facilities in the lobby, dive centre, sun loungers, currency exchange and a safety deposit box.

Little Tobago, the island’s largest bird sanctuary, is only a few minutes away by boat and half an hour away is St Giles Island, the southern Caribbean’s largest seabird colony.

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Facilities

Restaurant, bar and lounge, infinity pool, Jacuzzi, sun loungers, dive shop, gift shop, tennis court, room service, currency exchange, safety deposit box, BBQ, games room, free Wi-Fi in the communal areas and air-conditioning.

Local Wildlife

The coral reef just offshore from the beach is teeming with a large diversity of reef fish including jacks, groupers, kingfish, angelfish, moray and spotted eels, octopus, cuttlefish and the endangered hawksbill turtle.

In deeper waters, eagle and manta rays, sharks, jacks and other large fish can be seen. Night dives can also be arranged which provide a completely different underwater experience and give a chance to encounter eels, lobsters and sharks. For those who prefer to stay dry, glass bottom boat tours are also available.

The forest around Blue Water Inn is a good spot to see the beautiful ruby topaz hummingbird, Trinidad motmot and range-restricted rufous-vented chachalaca. The nearby island of Little Tobago has a large colony of nesting seabirds with magnificent frigatebird, red-billed tropicbird, brown noddy, sooty tern and red and brown-footed boobies all easily seen depending on the season. There is also the possibility of seeing the rare Audubon’s shearwater and roosting white-tailed nightjar.

Optional Activities

Swimming, snorkelling and diving and excursions to Little Tobago and St Giles Island. Longer excursions to the main ridge forest reserve (Tobago’s largest area of rainforest), Charlottesville and turtle nesting beaches are also possible.

If you have any questions regarding our Trinidad and Tobago tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965