Diego Martin Tourism

Diego Martin is an urban commercial center and capital city of the Diego Martin Region in Trinidad and Tobago. Its location in the region is just on the south eastern border of Diego Martin Region, West of the capital city of Port of Spain and east of the town of Carenage. The Diego Martin Town in the Northern Range was once filled with a number of small valleys but is now a densely populated area. It was named after a Spanish explorer Don Diego Martín. The area was settled by French planters and their slaves in the 1780s. It consists of a cluster of communities including Congo Village, Diamond Vale, Green Hill, Patna Village, Petit Valley, Blue Range, La Puerta Avenue, Four Roads, Rich Plain, River Estate, Blue Basin, Water Wheel, West Moorings, Bagatelle and Sierra Leone. Petit Valley extends from the Four Roads area all the way through the hills of the Northern Range crossing over into Maraval.The Maple Leaf (Canadian) International School is located in Petit Valley. Petit Valley is the birthplace of West Indian cricketer Learie Nicholas Constantine. "Patna" reflects the settlement of Indo-Trinidadian indentured labourers, while "Congo" and "Sierra Leone" refer to free African indentured labourers. Places to visit include the historical Waterwheel and the Blue Basin waterfalls, especially the magnificent Blue Basin waterfall. The town area is administered by the Diego Martin Regional Corporation and is the birth home of Empress Shebah 'Ra III and the home town of Miss Universe 1998, Wendy Fitzwilliam.


Planning a vacation to Diego Martin in Trinidad And Tobago? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Diego Martin is Port Of Spain. Port Of Spain, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Maracas Bay, Queen's Park Savannah, Fort George. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Diego Martin that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • Know the pollution level of Diego Martin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 65.79 (High)
    • Water Pollution 73.68 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 68.42 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56.58 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 71.05 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 68.42 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 52.63 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Diego Martin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Diego Martin.

    • Burglary and Theft 73.15 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 81.6 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.96 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 93.06 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 69.44 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 72.22 (High)
    • Attacks 66.51 (High)
    • Drug offense 79.63 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 9.72 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60.65 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.65 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 77.31 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Diego Martin is 83.52 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 23.68 (Low)
    • Climate Index 67.02 (High)
    • Pollution Index 77.59 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 51.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 56.48 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 43.55 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.86 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.73 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Diego Martin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 59.13 USD

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