Eco Park is in Piarco, a walkable area that's popular for being remote and family-friendly. You'll find a number of choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops here. Many visitors come for its beautiful outdoor settings, especially the island views. Choose a nearby hotel, and get to Eco Park with ease. Then, venture out into the greater Piarco area for more sightseeing.
More to see near Eco Park
Besides Eco Park, there are many other activities and attractions in Piarco. Popular activities in the area include shopping and swimming.
Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Maracas Beach, Las Cuevas Beach, and Blanchisseuse Beach. Local parks like Eco Park, Yerette, and La Vega Estate are peaceful spots. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Tunapuna Market, Movietowne, and Long Circular Mall. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Millenium Golf Club, Queen's Park Oval, or Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Attractions like National Museum and Art Gallery and Queen's Hall highlight the local culture. The Rhythm of Our People, Mount St. Benedict Monastery, and Mohammed Ali Jinnah Memorial Mosque are some local landmarks.
Emperor Valley Zoo provides enjoyment for the whole family. Why not visit University of the West Indies, Hanuman Murti Statue, and Siewdass Sadhu Temple in The Sea while you're here? You can also head to Holy Trinity Cathedral, Woodford Square, and Queen's Park Savanah.
Getting to Eco Park
Take a plane to Port of Spain (POS-Piarco Intl.), located 0.6 miles (1 km) from Piarco. It's the closest major airport to Eco Park. If you're arriving by water, the local port is another option.