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Castara Bay

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Castara is a "Must Visit" in Tobago

Every time I visit Tobago, I have to go to Castara! The community and beach there are amazing. On this last trip, we did a bit of snorkeling on the far north end of the beach and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah B

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I visit Tobago, I have to go to Castara! The community and beach there are amazing. On this last trip, we did a bit of snorkeling on the far north end of the beach and saw a lot of interesting marine life. Also, go early on a Wednesday or Saturday to place an order for fresh bread and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

If you visit Castara don't just stay on the beach, lovely as it is. Follow the signs or ask for directions to the waterfall. It's magical!

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Montgomery, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

If you are a person who love quiet, simple and not touristy place (like close to a hotel that is all inclusive), this is the right place to spend your time. Only thing is a bit far location from the airport (about one hour drive) and very country, so inconvenient in many ways.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Castara is a beautiful little town/community – a perfect place to hang your hat for a week – or as long as you have – when you come to Tobago. Quiet and local, but not remote – the bay is incredibly scenic and the beach generally very peaceful and not terribly crowded. However, there are shops, bars and restaurants within... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is by far the nicest beach facilities I've ever been in on a public beach. And only $1TT to access! I highly recommend

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We fell in love with Castara. It's quaint, quiet and truly get away from it all! Gorgeous views, clear water, amazing snorkeling at Little Bay. A healthy, thriving reef full of colorful fish, interesting rock formations, rays and turtles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

The MC at the Boathouse's Wednesday's 'Drum Night' refers to Castara as the "Island of Castara" & for good reason: it is unlike the rest of Tobago. For the all-inclusive visitors; those who need everything close at hand; those happy to stay in the "busyness" of Crown Point....Castara is not for you! A working fishing village with its own unique... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Since i first visited Castara beach, I've always gone back, really friendly community and there are wonderful cabins and guesthouses on the hillsides. Well worth visiting. The water is great on a clear day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

This bay is really nice but beware of the waves. I was knocked down a few times and although the older kids enjoyed jumping the waves I did not feel too comfortable having them pass their ankles

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

It's a bit of a slog to get to Castara but it is well worth the drive. And the drive has it's man surprises along the way.

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