San Fernando is a major city located in the country of Trinidad and Tobago. It has a land area of 18 square kilometers and it is currently the second largest municipality following Chaguanas. San Fernando is situated in the southwest part of Trinidad that is bordered by the Oropoucher River, Guaracara River, Gulf of Paria and the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway. Residents of San Fernando refer to their city as “Sando”. Travel to Trinidad and Tobago’s industrial city by booking cheap flights to San Fernando.
San Fernando offers a mix of commercial and nature vibe. Tourists visit the city to enjoy the scenic San Fernando Hill. On top of the hill is a viewing deck which overlooks the west side of Trinidad. On some days, you can even see Venezuela from the top of the hill. Leave your things in your hotel in San Fernando and spend the day walking along the Harris Promenade. This center showcases the major establishments of the city including the City Hall, the Supreme Court, churches, police station, schools as well as the Magistrates Court. You can also see a monument dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. In the “Promenade”, you also get to see the engine of the last train in Trinidad.
After a few historical tours, you can stay in the Promenade to chill out in the afternoon or shop along the stores lining up in the streets of this area. If you want an afternoon of cultural experience, head on to the National Academy of the Performing Arts and the Naparima Bowl. For book lovers, catch up on your reading at the Carnegie Free Library located in the Library Corner of the Promenade.
Being a more industrialized city of Trinidad and Tobago, San Fernando is livelier than other towns in the republic. It can also cost more if you prefer to stay within the city during your vacation. Look for cheap flights to San Fernando through online companies or travel agents. Do not forget to find great deals on your accommodations so you can stretch your money’s worthwhile enjoying the vibrancy of this metropolitan town of Trinidad and Tobago.