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Northside Road Castara Tobago, Castara 00000 Tobago
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In the top 5 Speciality Accommodation on TripAdvisor for last 8 years with 144 reviews. All suites have queen size beds and en-suite bathrooms with hot & cold water. Fully equipped kitchen with large fridge/freezer, stove + grill, toaster, juicer, water filter etc. Personal safe & Swann security system. All the rooms have GREAT SEA/SUNSET VIEWS , (without even getting out of bed), as we face almost due West! ( Banana & Cocoa trees may obscure the studio view a little depending on how they are fruiting! ) The 2 safe beaches are 100 yards away and all village amenities,bars and cafes are within walking distance. Wi-fi hotspot/5GB fibre optic! Check with your partner if you are allowed to use it,OK?! Ideal for birdwatchers as you can see most of the island's birds from the balcony. We can arrange fishing, diving, car hire, rain-forest walks etc. Smoking allowed outside only,( well it is a wooden house! ) A lot of couples seem to get engaged while staying with us, be warned!!
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

If you're looking for an all-inclusive, luxury, resort-style vacation get away, Carpe Diem studio is NOT for you. If you're looking for wild, all-night parties and clubs then the entire small, sweet town of Castara is not for you. If a few mosquitoes could ruin...More

Thank Pauline L
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded July 4, 2018

Thankyou for a lovely review and we are so happy that you were able to see the real Tobago by visiting Castara, it really is somewhere special.. The cash machine is the only one on that side of the island so is used by everyone!...More

Reviewed March 16, 2018

Our first visit to Tobago- and Castara was the star. The village is set in a bowl on two beautiful beaches below verdant hillsides.There are adequate facilities including a supermarket, small restaurants,cafes and bars. The locals are extremely friendly. Carpe Diem sits in an elevated...More

Thank JMEngland
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded July 4, 2018

Thank you for the review ! Castara, once visited is always remembered. You WILL return, not next year maybe but you will say to yourselves lets return to Castara just in case we were just dreaming, You will find you were not dreaming and so...More

Reviewed January 3, 2018

We had two weeks of joy looking at the sea from our balcony, feeding the beatyfull birds.Castara village is a wonderfull place on earth. So relaxed. From day one locals will welcome you and the warm sea under the palmtrees is great for snorkling. Dont...More

Thank Morten Æ
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded February 6, 2018

Sorry that our neighbour disturbed your stay in Paradise during your stay! Especially his choice of music....................Disco??, aagh!! .Really glad that you enjoyed Castara and can see why we chose it ! The village has so much to offer so it was good to get...More

Reviewed November 21, 2017

Probably one of the most amazing two weeks ever! The accommodation has everything that you need, and Castara itself is little short of magical! Local restaurants are top notch and very reasonably priced.Can certainly recommend Ria's breakfast tables at Shirmas Cafe & Bar

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Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded December 1, 2017

So glad Steve had such a great time and now sees why we chose to live here !

Reviewed September 1, 2017

Stayed here for about one month and its a perfect spot. The apartment has everything you need to have a relaxing stay. Kitchen is nicely equip to make breakfast and other meals. The view is amazing! There are bird feeders so you get visit from...More

Thank Linda J
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded October 23, 2017

We are always happy when somebody stays with us and sees why we chose to make our home here ! It would be selfish not to share it all I hope you will agree!!

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April 14, 2015|
Response from GinandtonicSurrey | Property representative |
Yes we are in walking distance to both of the 2 sandy beaches & the small shops, restaurants & bars The north of the island has the main rain forest ridge running along the centre dividing the Atlantic & Caribbean sides so... More
Steven G
December 6, 2014|
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The nearest tennis courts that guests have used are at the YMCA Sports Centre opposite the Turtle Beach Hotel about 25 minutes away. Similarly the 2 golf courses are about 35/45 minutes away. Sporting activities are not... More
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"All rooms have excellent views"
Nov 21, 2017
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"all have superb views"
Feb 15, 2017
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"2 ground floor studios have views over village and sea. A first floor room is on a shared level with the..."
May 27, 2016
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"There are only two rooms, and both have amazing views."
May 14, 2016
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