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Whatever floats your goat

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My Tobago: Alison Sardinha

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Even non-twitchers will be enchanted by the prolific birdlife on this dazzling island. By Alexander McLeod

The Big Six Guesthouses in Tobago

Hammocks for al fresco lounging, a converted cocoa house, and a family run B&B by Aoife O’Riordain

Seahorses: whether you call it swimming or riding, it’s fun

Sun, sea, sand and stamina

Tobago has more leisure activities than you can wave a palm tree frond at. Andrew Eames spends his mornings exploring the options, before recovering on the beach in the afternoon.

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