Unique dwellings offers an insight into Trinidad Tobago Caribbean islands. A twin island country off the northern edge of South America, lying just off the coast of north eastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles.
The island of Trinidad was a Spanish colony from the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1498 to the capitulation of the Spanish Governor, Don José Maria Chacón, on the arrival of a British fleet of 18 warships on 18 February 1797. During the same period, the island of Tobago changed hands among Spanish, British, French, Dutch and Courlander colonizers. Trinidad and Tobago (remaining separate until 1889) were ceded to Britain in 1802 under the Treaty of Amiens. The country Trinidad and Tobago obtained independence in 1962, becoming a republic in 1976.
The Capital is the Port of Spain, Trinidad. People of African and Indian descent comprise the majority of the population, with people of mixed race, European, Chinese and Middle Eastern ancestry adding diversity to our ethnic mix.
The local currency is the Trinidad Tobago Caribbean islands dollar. The official language of Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean islands is English, but Spanish and to a lesser extent French patois, Hindi and Chinese is spoken by some segments of the population through culture and heritage.
The climate and weather of Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean islands has a warm, sunny climate year round. The average daytime temperature is about 28 degrees Celsius.
The Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean islands have two main seasons, the Dry Season, from January to May and the Rainy Season, from June to December. In the Rainy Season, mornings are usually sunny, followed by rainy afternoons and fair nights. During this time, the general rainfall pattern is interrupted by days of brilliant sunshine.
The culture is diverse. Many festivals are celebrated though out the year.
For eco enthusiasts, Trinidad has more than 450 bird species, 108 types of mammals, 55 reptiles, 25 amphibians and 620 types of butterflies.This ranks the island as one of the richest outposts of biodiversity in the Caribbean. It’s South America in a Caribbean Island.
Tobago is home to over 6000 species of plants and animals, including one of the highest densities of bird species in the world, on just 116 square miles of land!
If sailing is your passion then Trinidad and Tobago is the place to be! With marinas, boatyards, support services and contractors all conveniently in one location, Chaguaramas Bay, you can be sure you will find somewhere to anchor or haul and whatever service you may need.
Tobago has many beautiful beaches. There are some secluded beaches while others are equipped with life guards, concessionaires and modern facilities. Some beaches boast white sands, shallow bays and calm blue waters, others have shallow reefs for snorkelling and some are more exposed to ocean swells.
Whatever you want Trinidad Tobago Caribbean islands have something for everyone. So if this tempts you to locate to this beautiful part of the world take a look here at this unique plantation house for sale on the island of Trinidad.
Four reasons to locate to Trinidad Tobago Caribbean islands:
- The climate
- The beautiful beaches
- The culture
- The wildlife