Mayaro lies east of Rio Claro and can be accessed by the Naparima-Mayaro Road which has many guest homes and hotels along the way. Visitors to the area can enjoy the waters of the palm-fringed Mayaro Beach, Trinidad's longest beach. Some of the communities of Mayaro are Grand Lagoon Village and St. Ann's Village.
Mayaro is the birthplace of Trinidad & Tobago's most successful international actor Edric Connor.
Calypso: Calypsonian Gypsy was born in Mayaro.
Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in Mayaro, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).
|STEELBAND||TYPE||LOCATION IN 2002||HISTORY|
|Mayaro Composite School||Secondary||Non-Denominational|
|Mayaro (St. Thomas) RC School||Primary||Church Road||Roman Catholic||414 Pupils in 2002|
|Ortoire RC School||Primary||Manzanilla Road||Roman Catholic||233 Pupils in 2002|
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