Balandra is well known for its beach and beach resorts. Many surfers visit this beach to partake in the surfing activities and sea bathers to just bask and tan in the sun. Balandra is a very relaxing spot in Trinidad. Some resorts also hosts carnival parties or private gatherings.
It is known as a residential area where most business activities are from small entrepreneurs such as, parlors, bars, mini marts etc. Most major activities are based in either Arima or Sangre Grande.
Toco Police services provides safety for the residents of Balandra and many patrols are completed by the police on duty.
With Future economic growth, Balandra should conform drastically.