Trinidad is a rather large island as far as Caribbean islands go—2,000 square miles—which means plenty of hidden gems and lots of adventure to be found. With approximately one-third of the island still made up of wilderness, you can certainly find plenty of extreme hikes and travel opportunities if that’s what you’re looking for.
But there’s also a softer side of adventure in Trinidad: “soft adventures” that are easily accessible to the general public but will still make you feel like you’re getting off the beaten path. Here are five that I’d recommend:
Hike to Maracas Falls
A short, moderate uphill walk through a lush and green forest dead ends at this 91-metre waterfall, a popular place for locals on weekends and for religious ceremonies (you’ll see half-burnt candles all along the trail as well as under the falls). Be sure to wear your bathing suit and stand under the…
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