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This is a three apartment two one bedroom and a two bedroom the prices are $160:00,$65:00 & 60:00 us
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1 Bedroom, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Castara, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago

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Sally E
Gladstone, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent location in Castara”
Reviewed March 27, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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people found this review helpful

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay at the Baywatch apartments . Kurt and Ivy were so friendly and helpful and the gardens and apartments were immaculate. The bed was very comfortable and the aircon quiet and efficient.
We stayed in the smallest apartment but there are now two newly built gorgeous apartments with luxury kitchens and bathrooms.
The wifi was good and it was easy, flat walking to several little shops and good restaurants.
Thank you so much Kurt and Ivy for a wonderful stay in Castara.

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Liked best: Cleanliness of whole property
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 2, 2015
Thanks very much for your review we at Baywatch Apartments appreciate it and wish to see you in the near future
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mat M
1 review
“brand new, american style beach house"”
Reviewed March 11, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Excellent accomodatins. Kurt was very nice. We spent most of the day in the beach but the cool a/c and balcony was so inviting. we had a candlelight dinner the 4 of us. It was very nice. Castara is probably the best beach for families who want the private beach experience. homemade icream shop, small family owned restaurants, scattered bars around. It's nice to see the slower pace so warm and friendly.

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Liked best: wifi was excellent, price we paid (given brand new)
Liked least: nothing. no complaints.
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Mar 19, 2015
Thanks very much for your review and wish you come again cheers
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MayGodBle...
Toronto
2 reviews
“Immerse yourself in Tobago”
Reviewed March 3, 2015 for a stay in April 2013

My husband and I travelled with our 2.5 year old and stayed for about a week. I had always wanted to experience life in a Tobago fishing village, but needed convenience and security with a little one. Mr. Kurt's place was ideal - a few steps from the beach, safe (he is a well-respected policeman), comfortable (air conditioned) and well-equipped. With no car and a little one, we appreciated that it was level with the beach and had a lovely flat garden, as most other places in Castara require a steep walk. Mr. Kurt and his family were so helpful and discrete at the same time. The airport pick up and drop off was really appreciated. Castara is lovely, with beaches, rainforest and waterfall hiking, fresh bread made by the ladies of the village, and several convenience stores all in walking distance, so you don't need a car. Be prepared that eating out is very expensive in Castara, and we really appreciated the couple of times when Mr. Kurt's wife cooked for us - the best meals we had. Overall, people are friendly, but there are a few unsavoury characters hanging around the beach, so I avoided going there alone.
We appreciated Baywatch apartment even more when we saw our friend's accomodation up the hill - a steep climb up, that was bat infested and not clean or safe for little kids (dealing with the foreign owner by email was incredibly unpleasant as well).
You would be fortunate to experience Mr. Kurt and his family's true Tobagonian hospitality and lovely place, especially at this price.

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Liked best: The simplicity and serenity and kindness of hosts
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children
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dbcha
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“If you can find better in the Caribbean let me know please, I will book it immediately.”
Reviewed February 3, 2015 for a stay in February 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Kurt and Ivy are lovely people and make terrific hosts. They live on the premises and always ensure you have everything you need.

Our new, spacious apartment was well furnished and immaculately clean. Midway through our 6 day stay Ivy changed the linen and thoroughly cleaned the apartment again.
The beach is 1 minute at a slow walk,there are several places to eat and drink all within a 5 minute walk.
If you want solitude don't come here, you are in the middle of a fishing village: the poeple make noise and so do the birds and chickens. We loved them all.

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haltj
Saskatoon, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Clean, comfortable and great location.”
Reviewed December 29, 2014 for a stay in November 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Baywatch apartment is ideally located in the heart of the village, short walks to the beach, restaurants, fish market, and clay oven bakery. The apartment was very clean, with excellent wifi, the best reception we encountered on our entire vacation. The kitchen space was tight with room for only one person, but adequately stocked. Kurt and Ivy were gracious hosts, making sure we were comfortable. Gated secure yard to park a rental vehicle.
They were presently building additional rental units on their property while we were there.

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Liked best: Proximity to all amenities.
Liked least: Small kitchen
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Retired H...
Emsworth, England
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great location with friendly helpful owners.”
Reviewed October 23, 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We stayed here for one week in March and it was a great experience. A lovely location close to the sea in a small fishing village. If you want a quiet vacation in a friendly local village this is the place to stay. There is good snorkelling right off the beach. The owners are very helpful and as locals are able to give you all the information you need. We would certainly stay there again

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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JillPhoen...
Phoenix
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Clean, safe and just what we were looking for.”
Reviewed December 17, 2013 for a stay in December 2013

Kurt and Ivy are wonderful hosts, very pleasant and helpful. Castara is a great little fishing village that gives you a great feel of the island. It was a bit rainy when we were there, so we spent time "liming" at the table and chairs outside the apartment. Everyone in the area is friendly. They would say "good day" as they passed by and were eager to assist in any way they can.

The apartment is clean and bright, there was just what we needed to fix the meals we made, and having Curt pick us up and take us to the airport was great. He showed us some of the island in both directions.

We like to travel and stay where we can cook an occasional meal as well and get a feel for the people and culture, so we would much rather stay in an apartment like this than a hotel. Transportation is available just up the hill from the apartment, but sometimes you have to wait a bit. The bus service runs on it's own schedule but there are cars and taxi's that pass that are much more reliable.

If you are looking for pampering and fancy, this is not your place. If you want to see what Tobago life is like in a small village, this is the place for you. You have most of what you want just a few steps away, with a beautiful beach and lots of charm.

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Liked best: The flavor of the area
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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