It’s one of the best places on the island for getting a taste of local life – as well as a stunning strip of white sand. If you want a brilliant break on budget you need to check out the top cheap hotels in Tobago near Store Bay.
The south coast of Tobago is one of the most popular areas of the island. And the awesome range of cheap hotels in Tobago near Store Bay makes this region even more enticing.
But what is Store Bay? What makes it so brilliant and where are these affordable havens?
Calm yourself. We’ll reveal all in this blog. Starting with that first line of inquiry.
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What Is Store Bay?
Store Bay is a pristine beach on the southwest coast of Tobago, boasting crystal-clear turquoise waters, powdery white sands, and a laid-back island vibe. It’s a popular spot for both locals and tourists with a host of brilliant things to do around the area.
Top Things to Do in Store Bay:
- Beach Bliss: Soak up the sun, swim, or simply lounge on the beach with a good book.
- Snorkeling: Dive into the vibrant underwater world at Buccoo Reef, just a short boat ride away.
- Eating Adventures: Savour delicious local cuisine at the beachfront food stalls; don’t miss the famous crab and dumpling!
- Watersports: Try jet-skiing or paddleboarding for an adrenaline rush.
- Sunday School: Dance the night away at Buccoo’s famous Sunday School street party.
Cheap Hotels in Tobago Near Store Bay
- Grafton Beach
- Tropikist Beach Hotel
- Shepherd’s Inn
- Starfish Tobago Resort
- Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort
1. Grafton Beach
Located around 15 minutes up the coast from staggering Store Bay, Grafton Beach Resort is a laid-back and affordable option for creating an unforgettable stay in Tobago.
From its pretty perch rolling down the hills towards Stonehaven Bay – one of the best beaches in Tobago, the resort boasts 2 pools, 3 bars, a spa, a fitness centre, and a raft of water sports opportunities. So, you can slow down or speed up your trip whenever you like.
Plus, with a soothing resort spa and a decent selection leisure activities, all just minutes from the island capital of Scarborough, you may not find all-out luxury here – but at under £900pp, you’ll definitely find awesome value.
2. Tropikist Beach Hotel
If you prefer to be a little closer to Store Bay, and its immaculate beach, Tropikist Beach Hotel & Resort is for you.
Located just a 10-minute walk from the warm sand, Tropikist delivers 2 pools, 2 restaurants and a bar. Plus, with only 48 ocean-facing rooms, there are more than enough chilled-out vibes to go around.
The resort’s beachfront location means watery fun is very much on the menu. Non-motorised water sports, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, and snorkelling are the main attractions. Another great thing about Tropikist’s location is its proximity to Pigeon Point – one of our top 10 places to visit in Trinidad & Tobago. A hub of tourism in the area, Pigeon Point is dripping with natural beauty and thrilling activities.
3. Shepherd’s Inn
Alongside Grafton Beach Resort, at just £899pp, Shepherd’s Inn is one of the cheapest hotels in Tobago. The bonus info is it’s also within walking distance from awesome spots like Store Bay and Pigeon Point.
With one pool, restaurant, and bar to choose from, the resort is simmering with Caribbean charm. And with just 23 rooms, it’s also one of the smallest hotels in Tobago too. Perfect for couples seeking a secluded and calming escape from the rat race.
Shepherd’s Inn’s modest amenity offering does mean this 3-star property will always remain on the more affordable end of Caribbean resorts. But the team work hard to ensure an incredible stay, one example being the provision of free shuttle services to all these amazing spots:
- Store Bay
- Buccoo Reef
- Nylon Pool
- Pigeon Point
4. Starfish Tobago Resort
Perfectly positioned on Great Courland Bay, fondly known as Turtle Beach by the locals for being home to giant leatherback turtles. Starfish Tobago Resort is the furthest of our selection of cheap hotels in Tobago near Store Bay. Having said that, it’s only 19 minutes by car, so it’s not exactly a road trip.
Away from its location and abundance of enchanting sea creatures, Starfish also offers 2 restaurants, 2 bars and a pool. Plus, with only 125 rooms, you don’t feel like you’re trying to holiday in a sunnier version of Grand Central Station.
When you’re not out exploring nearby Store Bay, Scarborough or Plymouth, you could be availing yourself of the on-site activities. Away from the spa, there’s always beach volleyball, tennis, sailing, snorkelling, swimming and windsurfing to choose from – among other things.
5. Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort
Offering an oceanfront vantage point from every room. At Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort you have the opportunity to indulge your senses. Being just 15 minutes by car from (and geographically opposite) Store Bay helps too.
Alongside its affordable yet elevated style, you can cool off in your choice of three outdoor swimming pools, chow down in 3 restaurants, quench your thirst in 4 bars and kick back a soothing spa.
Plus, how many budget-minded resorts can boast having access to a spectacular 18-hole PGA Championship golf course? But, if golf’s not your thing, then how about getting closer to nature with a snorkel or diving session at the 5-star PADI dive centre instead?
Start Your Tobagan Adventure Near Store Bay Today
Each of these 5 affordable hotels near Store Bay in Tobago have everything you need to have an incredible experience on the island.
From comfortable, spacious rooms to a choice of activities and, of course, perfect positioning. So, what are you waiting for?
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