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    Carpe Diem Villa

    Northside Road | Castara Tobago, Castara 00000, Tobago
    +1 447785347924
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    • Excellent84%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “fruit bats” (9 reviews)
    “green room” (11 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Airport Transportation
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed March 1, 2016

    Castara is a lovely village and Carpe Diem a good place to stay. Set up the hill is has easy access to both beaches.Yvonne and Chris are always there to offer help and advise but never intrude. Castara is best enjoyed by getting into the...More

    2  Thank Maggie E
    Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded March 3, 2016

    Maggie and Phil were great guests and we enjoyed their company immensely . They really got the best out of their stay in Castara and with us and understood what attracted us and so many people to the "Island of Castara ". Sorry we did...More

    Reviewed January 12, 2016

    We stayed at Carpe Diem for two weeks for our honeymoon and we had an amazing time! We arrived at night and when we woke in the morning we opened the shutters and were greeted by the most incredible view, framed by the palm trees...More

    1  Thank Katie C
    Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded February 25, 2016

    We are really pleased that you had such a great time and were able to experience the real Tobago that is found in Castara ! Some locals refer to it as the 'island' of Castara ! Every time I read reviews like this it just...More

    Reviewed November 4, 2015

    I have just returned from my first visit to Carpe Diem, and it certainty will not be my last! Castara is a 45 minute journey from the airport and is a traditional fishing village, Yvonne & Christopher who are the perfect hosts and are so...More

    1  Thank viv58
    Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded November 7, 2015

    Viv was a great guest ! She joined in with life in the village and really came to understand what Castara is all about! We look forward to welcoming her back............P.S. and for teaching me how to bake bread ! Thankyou Viv !

    Reviewed October 4, 2015

    My wife and I just returned from an 8 day visit to TT, with 4 nights accommodations in a lovely studio at Carpe Diem in Castara. Chris and Yvonne were excellent hosts and the studio was simple yet comfortable. We cooked for ourselves in the...More

    2  Thank Daniel N
    Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded October 15, 2015

    We really like guests to come and cook like these guys ! Good conversation over really well cooked local produce, all our guests contributed something! We just sat back and enjoyed...............Carpe Diem and Castara worked it's spell again. Even though some may be put off...More

    Reviewed April 30, 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...More

    3  Thank Cajah3592600
    Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded June 11, 2015

    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...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • $76 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Trinidad and Tobago >
    • Tobago >
    • Castara
    • Also Known As
    • Carpe Diem Villa Hotel Castara ,
    • Carpe Diem Villa Tobago/Castara
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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|
    Response from GinandtonicSurrey | Property representative |
    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"
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    "There are only two rooms, and both have amazing views."
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