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Fabulous snorkeling as soon as you get in the water

We found Arnos Vale Beach to have the best Tobago beach snorkeling- the fish can be seen as soon as... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Carrboro, North Carolina
Excellent off the beach snorkeling

This is a desolate beach by a defunct and falling apart resort... the four of us went and did some... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Samantha P
Halifax, Pennsylvania
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Stingray sightings are common at this shallow reef.
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We found Arnos Vale Beach to have the best Tobago beach snorkeling- the fish can be seen as soon as you submerge in the water! An incredible array of fish and great coral formations...Moray eels, barracuda, squid, pink sea urchins. The water looked choppy out...More

1  Thank amh66736
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a desolate beach by a defunct and falling apart resort... the four of us went and did some snorkeling which was excellent. Some of us saw about 50 cuddlefish in a group. It was amazing and surreal! We also saw where a leatherback...More

Thank Samantha P
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We had heard of tourists being approached at the parking for this Bay, in front of the abandoned resort so our family went with a local and at a time of day likely to encounter a snorkel tour boat, which we did. Aside from being...More

1  Thank Danielle Dawn H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

You'll need a car to get there then a short walk down a narrow track brings you out on Arnos Vale beach, you'll probably be the only ones there. The whole bay is filled with reefs and the snorkeling is fantastic. I saw a turtle...More

3  Thank 4stack
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The beach is a little lonely so be sure to go with a group or take the boat. The reef starts extremely close to the shore and is amazing. It spans the entire bay and goes far out. Here is definitely among the top three...More

2  Thank alb811
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We snorkelled here twice - 1st. time with Duane Kenny on "Zoe" (reviewed separately) who knows this area intimately and so helped us to get the maximum from the experience. The 2nd. time was with a tour boat with a group and limited time -...More

4  Thank zaanta
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We visited this beach twice at both high tide and low tide. I'd recommend going during high tide as it's much better for snorkeling. At times the visibility can be low and I definitely felt the pull of the current, however take your time, go...More

2  Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 18 January 2016

my partner to me here on New Years eve for a picnic. when we arrived at the beach there was not a soul in sight just the two of us for the whole time we were there. It was absolutely Beautiful I have never been...More

2  Thank blingraver
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Although Tobago in general does not have as good snorkelling as most Caribbean Islands, this place was pretty good. The beach is nice but has some garbage and glass. We used Google maps on our cell phone to get there, which made it easy.... otherwise...More

1  Thank WorldTraveler625
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I went here with a guide and my husband. I'm not a great swimmer fo I opted for a wet suit to make me float. I'm not going to lie, I did this trip for my husband more than me and was freaked out with...More

5  Thank bella792
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