Blue Waters Inn - Reader Reports & Opinion
Returned recently from a week staying at BWI. After the long 90 minute drive from the aiport we settled in to a peaceful week of sun and sea (yes, the sun did shine most of the time for those that worry about the weather ). The rooms are very basic but I like that as it encourages you to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Great views of Little Tobago from the rooms.
We went on a tour of the forest with Newton George who was excellent - we're not birders but found his easy going style perfect. Also went Sea Kayaking from Charlotesville which was great fun and included excellent snorkelling. Our favourite beach was Pirates Bay which has good snorkelling too. The snorkelling at BWI was not so great because of poor visibility but there are nice fans and other corals on the right of the bay. We took a Franks glassbottom boat trip for more snorkelling - in fact it's more of a snorkelling trip than a glassbottom boat trip if you get my drift. Excellent snorkelling out by Little Tobago and Angel reef (can you tell we like snorkelling
Food was okish at the restaurant at BWI and the flying fish sandwiches at the Bar were very good. Staff at the bar made you as welcome as a fart in a spacesuit but don't let that put you off. I think it's their way of showing affection Good mix of guests at BWI - a few singlies, couples, and families. Hiring a car for a couple of days was enough to see the island before wanting to return to the peace and tranquility of BWI. Speyside is very small but I can highly recommend Speyside Inn for dinner - excellent food and the menu changes nightly - very good service too. We also liked Birdwatchers as it was very relaxing and a great price for lobster!
Thumbs up for BWI and Tobago.
Hello! My girlfriend and I shall be visiting Blue Waters Inn later in the month and are very much looking forward to the trip. As this is our first time, can anyone tell me if it is worthwhile to bring fishing rods/tackle with us? Are there boats/guides for hire to go after pelagics, grouper, or snapper? Will the restaraunt cook any fish we might be lucky enough to catch (for a fee, of course)? Thanks for any information.
Am feeling stupid for asking this, but when I go into the satisfaction polls i can't see how to vote!!?? Is there a button there to click that I am missing? Am i blind?
Kayaking, Snorkelling And Birdwatching
Good day to all. I would like to know if the kayaks that are free of charge at BWI are OK to use for day trips or is it better to go to the specialised kayaking place in Charlottesville (sorry, I forget the name of the place).
Also could someone tell me where the best snorkelling bit is from the BWI beach ie looking out to sea is it to the left, to the right or in the middle?
And one final question: how far in advance should we book a birdwatcher guide (one of the very good ones)?
Thanks in advance.
Kariwak Village Hotel And Blue Waters Inn Review
we just returned from staying at Kariwak hotel and we loved it.
the rooms are charming and the garden is beyond lovely.
The hotel is like a little oasis in the middle of a commercial area.
The staff was lovely and the breakfasts and the dinners were great also.
you must try some of their spiced tea. yum!
the hotel was so convenient to everythnig and yet when on the grounds you felt like you were miless away from any urban area.
I would definitely stay there again.
We also stayed at Blue Waters Inn. Again, the setting is beautiful.
sitting in your room or on your terrace and listneing to the waves is wonderful.
The staff at the hotel were exceptionaly friendly and helpful and really made our stay enjoyable.
we stayed in one of the efficiency rooms so we had a kitchenette and we had breakfast every morning in our room which was nice.
the rooms are large and clean but lacking something.. the kitchen utensils are thread bare and most of the knifes had broken handles.
and the bathroom fixtures definitely need some improvement..
I think they could do much more with the rooms and make them more charming but it is a nice hotel and a fantastic location.