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Shepherds Inn

3 stars

Tobago, Caribbean

The Shepherds Inn (formerly the Toucan Inn & Bonkers Bar) is a just 5 minute drive from the dive jetty at Pidgeon Point. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere with the private pool, cabana accommodation a short walk from the public beach.

Location
5 minutes from the airport, beach and a few shops, bars and restaurants. A privately owned, small lodge, located in the lively Crown Point area. Scarborough, the island capital, is less than a 30 minute taxi with duty free downtown shopping area and local markets. The picturesque local beach at Store bay is just a short 5 minute walk away. There are ATM machines nearby.

Accommodation
A small, privately owned and managed hotel with 20 teakwood, Caribbean style rooms. Each room has its own private en suite bathroom with hair-dryer, flat screen TV with cable, DD telephone, air-conditioning and in room safe. Garden 'Pasture' Rooms are away from the pool, set around the perimeter of the garden, slightly larger and have either double or twin beds. A cot or small bed suitable for a young child up to 12 years of age can be provided on request, in advance, in some rooms. Pool 'Pond' Rooms are located in four charming, octagonal, split unit cabanas set around the perimeter of the pool and nearer to the restaurant. Each cabana has two pond rooms, with separate entrances and one double bed. All enjoy access to the private garden area with tropical planting. 

Facilities
The hotel has a restaurant with feature bar area, including courtesy breakfast. Lunch, dinner and snacks are available on request with international and local, creole choices. The team at Shepherds Inn pride itself on its friendly service, comfortable atmosphere with live entertainment during peak times. Free WiFi is available.

Diving
The PADI dive centre will provide complimentary shuttles to and from the dive boat or pubic jetty approximately 5 minutes drive away. More >

Our Opinion

A small friendly and unique property, ideal for groups conveniently situated near the lively Store bay and beach area.

 
Price from £880 Including flights - Enquire about this hotel >

Fact File

Diving Conditions

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Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

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Best Time: All year (best Jan- May)

Average Air temps: 26-30°C

Average Water temps: 25-28°C

Visibility: 15-50m (visibility is reduced in rainy season Jul-Nov)

Top Dive Sites:
South MV Maverick, Mt Irvine Wall, Divers Thirst & Diver's Dream. Good sheltered, fast drifts, rare & wrecks. Caribbean coast - The Sisters. In the North East Kelleston Drain, London Bridge, Japenese Gardens, Cathedral. Gentle inshore & advanced Atlantic sites.

Great Reasons to Dive in Tobago

  • 300+ species marine life
  • Rare angel fish, schooling pelagics, Scalloped Hammersheads (Dec-Apr), Mantas, sharks & rays.
  • Most dive sites 10-20 mins.
  • Eco island - nesting Leatherbacks, rare birds
  • Beautiful unspoilt beaches & protected rainforest.
  • Carnival, jazz & 'jump ups'.

 

 

Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

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