Trinidad and Tobago Offers the Ultimate Tropical Experience
The country of Trinidad and Tobago, deservingly known as “The True Caribbean” and world famous for its Carnival, are two separate islands and are located in The West Indies, northeast of Venezuela in South America. The torrential Atlantic Ocean borders it’s eastern shores and the calm and crystal blue Caribbean Sea borders the west.
If you are looking to experience the true “tropical feeling” then Trinidad and Tobago is exactly where you need to be. From just the rich, thick and lush jungle that is abundant everywhere on both islands, to the unforgettable and amazing experience of Carnival. Trinidad and Tobago has picturesque beaches and the sounds of reggae and calypso music will assure you that you are on an unforgettable tropical vacation.
The southern tip of Trinidad is only 11 kilometers (7 miles) from the country of Venezuela in South America. Tobago is located approximately 30 kilometers (19 miles) northeast of Trinidad. Trinidad’s capital and main center, Port of Spain, is on the northwest coast of Trinidad island. Tobago’s capital, Scarborough, is located on Tobago’s southwest coast.
Trinidad’s second city is San Fernando and it’s located about midway down the island and on the west coast.
Because of Trinidad and Tobago’s southerly location, temperatures are fairly consistent year-round. Its average daily temperature is 27°C (80°F). The average humidity hovers around 75%. The only real seasons in Trinidad and Tobago are the rainy season (June to November) and the dry season (December to May). The high season and best time to visit is January to March, with a noticeable rise of tourists in February when Carnival draws hordes of visitors and the cost of hotel rooms tends to rise dramatically . If you want to visit Trinidad and Tobago during Carnival, booking well in advance is essential.