Alibaba's Sea Breeze - Reader Reports & Opinion
Zoe Grimwood from U.K. visited in May 2014 and awarded
My partner and I booked a rainforest tour with Alibaba and I have nothing but great things to say about our tour. Our tour guide who took us on the adventure was Jackson and this man knows his stuff. From the get go he made us feel comfortable and relaxed and ready for an exciting journey into nature.
His knowledge of the rainforest and animals that inhibit it was amazing and added a special element to our tour. You could feel his enthusiasm and warmth for his job as he spoke about the history of the rainforest and the history of Tobago.
I urge anyone who is visiting Tobago to book with Alibaba.
The village of Castara is absolutely beautiful, the views are breath-taking and lifestyle is one to be admired.
The village has made its mark on us and we will be returning as soon as possible. Remember to check out Alibaba’s tours, as this tour made our stay! We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to Jackson for your wisdom!
Zoe & Glen
Jackie Slack from U.K. visited in March 2014 and awarded
This place was just fantastic. My self and my husband stayed here for 11 nights. The accommodation was as described and every thing was there for us to enjoy a self catering break. W were in the stingray apartment, the first apartment as you enter. It certainly did live up to its name! as we could see stingray swimming in the sea below on a regular basis. If you like wildlife and birds the this is the place to stay on the beautiful island of Tobago. From our balcony we saw Iguana, Motmot, Pelican, Humming birds, and various other small reptiles. Ali & Stef were fantastic hosts, they were always just above us in there living accommodation to give us guidance or help if we needed to no where to go or what to see. The Alibaba boat trip is a must. I do not swim but felt very safe on board, so much to sea and do in a cram packed 5/6 hours. We went al the way down to the bottom of the island taking in all sorts of sights on our way. The BBQ on the beach was brilliant, also the mangrove area and the nylon pool. The island of Tobago is a very relaxed island, the people are very friendly and welcoming. If your looking for partying until 6.00 in the morning then go to ibiza! This is an unspoilt part of the world just like paradise. Would recommend this place for a chilled out holiday 5 stars +++++
Jim & Mo from U.K. visited in January 2014 and awarded
This was our third stay at Sea Breeze so, as you can guess, we think the place is superb. Ali and Steph are freindly and very well organised (especially for Tobago which is a very 'laid-back' island). The situation is just about perfect with the sea only yards away. The accomodation is well thought out with everything you need. We are back there in 2015 and looking forward to it already.
Kimberly from U.S.A. visited in January 2014 and awarded
Castara is a fabulous village with plenty to do (very hilly) and this is the best location in Castara. The sound of surf below the private deck is blissful and the apartments are set up efficiently and quite pleasant. Lots of shelves and hooks to stay organized, plenty of cooking utensils etc. in the kitchen, top notch housekeeping every couple of days, lattice work ventilation keeps the apartment very comfortable all day. A little fresh paint and treatment for a few places where termites are leaving trailings (common problem in Caribbean) would make it perfect. It would also be helpful to get your village info before arrival as there were no maps or information in the room.
Jenny from U.K. visited in December 2013 and awarded
If you are after thriving nightlife and traditional bars this is not the location for you, if you are looking for a slice of paradise then I would suggest you email Stephanie immediately.
From my first email enquire about availability to us leaving the island the level of service was amazing. Stephanie never failed to respond to my numerous queries and questions and after experiencing the internet connection first hand I was even more impressed with her prompt replies.
We were collected from the airport as part of the service by a very knowledgeable Mendales, on route back to the apartment he offered to stop at the supermarket and bank to ensure we would have everything we needed.
Stephanie and Alibaba were fantastic host, always ready to answer any questions but they were not intrusive.
The apartments had everything we needed for our two week stay, they were thoroughly cleaned every 3rd day even down to changing the shower curtain. There are three fans in the apartment these are more than adequate. We never once shut our veranda doors and this allowed a breeze through the apartment. I had read a few reviews complaining about the sound of the waves, I have to say they are loud but I found the sound relaxing and drifted off immediately.
For us the veranda was the highlight of the apartment offering stunning views over the water, providing the ideal place to relax and watch the wildlife.
I can honestly say that we thought that Castara was the best place in Tobago, we enjoyed ourselves so much we booked for next Christmas before leaving the apartments.
Thank you to Stephanie, Alaibaba and all of the staff for making our stay so wonderful