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Castara Bay

Address: Tobago
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Ranked #9 of 55 Attractions in Tobago
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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somerset
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is the busiest place in the area. Enjoyed the beach, Swimming and food in the area. Lovely friendly lucas. Felt very safe and always happy.

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Toronto
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We visited Castara Bay during a trip around Tobago. It is a great peaceful fishing villages tucked away beside a rather large hill. We only stayed for a few hours to have lunch and to swim. If I return to Tobago, I would defiantly look into staying in Castara.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Castara bay is more or less a fishing bay for locals, it's beautiful to look at but didn't look inviting to go in, the bay is far from capital so if you are up for driving it's worth visiting.

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Trinidad
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I visited Castara Bay for the first time this September. The water was cool and crystal clear. You did not need any goggles to see all the fish and occasional stingray swimming around your legs. The sand was so soft that it was a bit difficult at times to keep your balance. The bathroom facilities are quite clean. There is... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

No busy city stuff! Watch the men drag in fishing net. Enjoy drums at The Boat House Restaurant. Get bread from the clay ovens, or fresh produce anywhere.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Astonishing! Always a sighting of turtles and sting rays and lots of other fish, some of which were not common according to our fish book. Shoals and shoals of little and medium sized fish keep the seabirds amused and every now and then you get a frisson of surprise as large tuna like fish swim past you chasing the littler... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed near Courland Bay and the drive to Castara was not an easy one. It is easy to find yourself off the main road, as it is very winding around the island, and so we did manage to get lost a few times on our way there. The closer you get to the beach, the harder the driving is... More

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West Orange, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My wife spent 4 nights in Castara in a studio apartment approximately 100 yards from the bay. It doesn't take long to realize that everyone in this small fishing village knows everyone else. The area felt safe (although, we did hear about one traveler getting held at knife point several months ago), the people were quite friendly and the few... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Great drive along the coast with a panoramic view of the bay and village that is pure heaven, you won't see this anywhere else. The water is perfect for swimming or just resting on the shore with peace and quiet, untouched by any sort of 21st century development, you gotta go there on your visit to Tobago.

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Lima, Peru
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I picked this place as it had a reef you could swim to from the beach as well as the tranquility if offered. Best place we could have picked to relax in Tobago. Lovely people and atmosphere.

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