Trinidad lies less than seven miles (11 km) off the coast of Venezuela. It boasts much higher mountains than Barbados, having its highest point of 3,084feet (940 meters) in the north, at El Cerro del Aripo.
Is Trinidad close to Barbados?
We are about 62 miles (100 km) east of the Windward Islands and about 250 miles (400 km) north-east of Trinidad and Tobago. You can use the map below to see where is Barbados relative to some of the islands you might be familiar with (Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Bahamas, etc).
Which Caribbean island is closest to Barbados?
Vincent and the Grenadines are the closest islands to Barbados.
How long is boat ride from Trinidad to Tobago?
The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago offers express ferries for inter-island travel. The trip takes a little less than three hours with a one-way fare costing about $8 USD. Cheaper conventional ferry service is also available for about $6 USD but this trip takes nearly six hours.
Which country is the closest to Barbados?
The closest island neighbours to Barbados are ► Martinique to the northwest, ► Saint Lucia and ► Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the west, ► Trinidad and Tobago to the south, and ► Grenada to the south-west.
Why is Barbados expensive?
On the whole Barbados tends to be expensive, in part because most everything has to be imported and in part because the standard of living is higher than most other places in the Caribbean. That said, to the extent you focus on local items, it can be outright cheap.
Is Barbados bigger than Trinidad?
Barbados measures 21 miles (34 km) long and up to 14 miles (23 km) wide in the south, with an area of 166 square miles (430 square km). Trinidad is much larger, and Trinidad & Tobago together total 1,980 square miles (5130 square km), with Trinidad representing more than 90% of the area.
Can you see Venezuela from Icacos?
From Icacos you can see the coast of Venezuela on a clear day.
Why is Trinidad so rich?
The country’s wealth is attributed to its large reserves and exploitation of oil and natural gas. Trinidad and Tobago has earned a reputation as an excellent investment site for international businesses and has one of the highest growth rates and per capita incomes in Latin America.