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Carpe Diem Villa

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Northside Road | Castara Tobago, Castara, Tobago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thorpe Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Our second trip to Carpe Diem and it was brilliant to be back. Chris and Yvonne were again wonderful hosts and we enjoyed a great day out with them on Alibaba's boat trip down the coast which is a great way to see the island and stopped off to at some great snorkelling places. We also enjoyed snorkelling in Pirates... More 

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GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa, responded to this review

The more time we spend in Castara with the great guests we have just confirms that we made the right choice of places to be and be able to share the experience ! We always look forward to returning guests who always end up as friends................! More 

Collingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Our 4th visit to Tobago and 3rd to Carpe Diem, Castara (which probably says it all really). Once again we were not disappointed notwithstanding the somewhat unseasonal rain showers. Chris and Yvonne are exceptional hosts and on this occasion we were privileged to have the green room and share more of our time with them. We were joined on this... More 

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GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa, responded to this review

Mike and his family have all become good friends. Great company to spend time with ! looking forward to seeing you next year then ?? More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

excellent studio accommodation.not brave enough to sleep with doors and shutters open all night but opened them from about 6am and could quite easily have lain on the bed all day looking out to sea,perfect.Yvonne and chris our hosts were very welcoming full of local information and very easy to talk to .we stayed for 2 weeks and only ventured... More 

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GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa, responded to this review

We learned a lot about the local birds from Paul ! He had a knack of spotting birds or their nests which we did not see...........Good company and always welcome to return.................! More 

Perth, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Very serviceable accommodation enabling immersion into the village life. Lovely view, friendly and helpful owners. Beaches are exceptionally clean. Shops and restaurants within strolling distance. Plenty of interesting bird life. Island dogs have rather a rather poor time of it and can be very noisy at night and hard to overlook if you are a dog lover. Enthusiastic and skilled... More 

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GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa, responded to this review

We always encourage guest to get out into the village and see it for what village life is all about. Not sitting having your hair braided on the beach but talking to the ladies who bake their bread or swop fish tales with the local fishermen over a cold Stag ! Sorry about the dogs ! More 

Kaarina, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Really excellent accommodation! Studio was really nice, extrabed was good and owner really helpful and kind. Balcony and view was amazing :-) All services was near, only few steps from house. Beach was amazing with sting rays :-)

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Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Our second stay at Carpe Diem continued to delight. You’ve seen other excellent reviews about the place, so this is in addition to that information. You will easily guess, that we are interested in the birdlife. Our most welcome visitors to our balcony included close up views of mot-mots, a cocoa creeper, rufous breasted wren, blue-black grassquits, tanagers: blue-grey, white... More 

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GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa, responded to this review

One of the pleasures of having Carpe Diem Villa as our home in Tobago from home is being able to meet so many like minded people! The worst part of the "job" is having to say goodbye..............................! More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My partner and I stayed at Carpe Diem at the beginning of February for our first few nights in Tobago, and were sad we didn't stay longer! We very much appreciated the beautiful space--with a fantastic view and fully equipped kitchen, we were more than comfortable at Carpe Diem. Watching the beautiful birds on the patio, and having a drink... More 

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stayed here for 2 weeks in January and really enjoyed it. The accommodation was as described, very clean, with everything you need and a fantastic view over the beautiful bay of Castara. The village is small, friendly and we really enjoyed our stay. We snorkelled every day and found Little Bay to be as good as anywhere else on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Just back from 10 days here. The location is good and away from the beach so tends to quieter than in the main village. It is up hill and everything you want to do is down hill so be prepared for some walking but that is Castara and most apartments are either at the top or bottom of a hill.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Me and my wife stayed here 4 nights during our recent trip to Tobago. We stayed at a few different places around the island and must say this was one of the best places to stay if you want to do as little as possible. The house it self lays beautiful on the side of the hill overlooking Castara bay... More 

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