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Top Choice Seafood in Isla Taboga

London's Pier Bar & Grill

Our favorite new place for a bite and a sip, this English-owned seafront bar-restaurant with balcony seating serves excellent ceviche, cazuela de mariscos (seafood casserole) and cocktails. On Fridays, there's fish …
Wildlife Reserve in Isla Taboga

Refugio de Vida Silvestre Islas Taboga y Urabá

This 258-hectare wildlife reserve was established in 1984 to protect a key avian habitat. Taboga and nearby Urabá are home to one of the world's largest breeding colonies of brown pelicans, with up to 10,000 here at…
Seafood in Isla Taboga

Calaloo Fishbar & Grill

This cute, colorful eatery above Playa Honda offers the standard fare of fish and chips in addition to veggie options. It's a great place to have a beer and watch the village hubbub. Service is notably slow, and cra…
International in Isla Taboga

La Vista

Taking pride of place just below the Villa Caprichosa, this top-notch eatery with an open kitchen is Isla Taboga's swankiest and priciest. Dining packages (US$150), including a six-course meal with wine, live music …
Viewpoint in Isla Taboga

Cerro Vigía

At 307m, the island's highest point, this 'peak' offers fabulous views across the island and out to the sea from its mirador. Also here are the remains of a complex of bunkers built by the Americans during WWII to p…
Seafood in Isla Taboga

Restaurante Playa Honda

The seafood is fresher than fresh, and you couldn't get any closer to the beach at the Restaurante Playa Honda. Bank-like opening hours here and elsewhere reflect the arrival and departure times of day-trippers. If …
Church in Isla Taboga

Iglesia de San Pedro

Founded in 1550, the Church of St Peter is the second-oldest church in the western hemisphere after the one in Natá in Coclé Province. Inside there is lovely artwork and a handsome altar featuring a seated San Pedro…
Island in Isla Taboga

Isla El Morro

This island off Tobago’s northeast coast contains an English cemetery and a monument erected by the Pacific Steamship Company, which had its headquarters here in the 19th century. It is connected to Playa Restinga b…
Fiesta in Isla Taboga

Festival de la Virgen del Carmen

The island's patron, the Virgen del Carmen, is honored with a seafaring procession each year on July 16. Seemingly everyone then participates in games, fire-eating and/or dancing on the beach.
Beach in Isla Taboga

Playa Restinga

Right (north) of the pier as you arrive by boat, Tobago's main beach links to the tiny Isla El Morro at low tide by a sandbar.