Review: Mount Irvine Bay Resort, Tobago, West Indies


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Rich in history, kissed by modernity, fall in love with the Caribbean, and take an intriguing glimpse into island life at the Mount Irvine Bay Resort.

Why We Love This Hotel

Offering an indulgent, unforgettable experience, with attention to the finest details, we love Mount Irvine Bay Resort for its magnificent facilities, luxurious room choices, and fantastic dining experience. It’s a convenient location, is within reach of the airport, and outstanding scenery creates a real sense of relaxing ambiance. Whether you’re a dive enthusiast, history, or adventure seeker, the Mount Irvine Bay Resort always has you in mind, which is why we love it and know you will too.


Tucked away in the Southern Caribbean, this gem of an island offers an expansive and unique luxury travel experience. Enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches that remain unspoiled. Rich in culture, Tobago is home to surfing, snorkeling, and bird watching. Mount Irvine Bay Resort is set on 154 acres of gently rolling greens, on an old sugar and coconut plantation overlooking the jeweled blue of the Caribbean Sea.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Trinidad & Tobago would be from January to May, when the skies are clear and blue. The weather stays pleasant all year round, but you may experience daily and unexpected afternoon showers from June to December. Temperatures linger in the 20°C to the 30°C region, but there is usually a comfortable breeze that accompanies the liquid sunshine of the islands.

How To Get There

There are no flights from the UK that go directly to Tobago. However, direct flights to Trinidad can be boarded at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Piarco International Airport (POS), on Caribbean Airlines. Flight time is an approximation of 9 hours, 22 minutes. From Piarco International Airport (POS), you can then board a direct flight to Tobago’s ANR Robinson International Airport (TAB), which is a comfortable 25-minute journey. From Tobago’s airport, Mount Irvine Bay Resort is a 15-minute drive away.

Style & Character

An elegant private hideaway with a picturesque beach, framed by swinging palms – The Mount Irvine Bay Resort combines all amenities with the unique charm of the Caribbean. Being set on a sugar and coconut plantation, you experience the historical culture of the property, while still indulging in the luxury that the Mount Irvine Bay Resort has to offer. Its style is sleek and sophisticated, yet highlights rural island living by its choices of facilities, in the most decadent way.

Service & Facilities

You’ll never be bored while staying at the Mount Irvine Bay Resort. Guests can enjoy the ongoing facilities that the hotel has to offer, to ensure that your needs away from home are taken care of, and your experience is an unforgettable one. Blessed with reefs, Mount Irvine Bay’s watersport partners Undersea Tobago rent snorkeling gear and facilitate scuba diving all around the island. The freshwater swimming pool and the calm watered beach are a go-to from escaping the heat. Uplifting rejuvenation and relaxation can be found at the French Secrets Day Spa or Yoga classes that the hotel provides. Venture out into the golf course is set within a gentle countryside along Tobago’s northwest coastline, and features an abundance of towering coconut trees and breathtaking views of the sea.


Unwind at the Mount Irvine Bay Resort in the luxury of their elegant rooms or suites, all of which are air-conditioned, with private bathrooms and balconies. Nestled amongst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, each room offers a scenic view of Mount Irvine’s grounds. They are equipped with all your necessities, from deluxe toiletries, bathrobes, in-room safe, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and desk. Rooms are clean and spacious with modern décor and design, combine nature and luxury.

Best Rooms

Scattered throughout the property, the Mount Irvine Bay Resort offers spaciously private garden cottages that come with a choice of an open or enclosed patio. Set on well-manicured, expansive lawns perfect for private entertaining or sunbathing with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea, the large swimming pool, or tropical gardens as living backdrops. Experience total relaxation within the private indulgence of The Garden Cottages. Featuring two double beds, a living room, a large bathroom with tub and shower, mini-fridge, and more, you can be sure that your luxury travel experience will come to life.

Food & Drink

Dining at Mount Irvine can be enjoyed under the sweeping rafters of the open-air Sugar Mill Restaurant. The Sugar Mill also offers delectable local and international cuisine for both lunch and dinner. From the Pool Bar, Golf Club Bar, Lobby Bar, and Hummingbird Lounge, you will find a wide of tropical and standard cocktails, beer, wines, tea, coffee, and light bites. If you’re opting for a day at the beach? Try the Beach Bar for a range of casual dining options. Guests recommend the freshly delicious breakfast buffet, with its endless option choices.

If you would like to book a stay at this luxury hotel, or a business class flight, contact our luxury travel concierge to get a quote before booking. We offer free upgrades, free breakfasts, deals, and special benefits.

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