Kariwak Village Holistic Haven - Summary Description
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With an unmistakably Caribbean ambience, this small 3* hotel sits in a 2 acre garden with over 100 varieties of tropical plants, plus an extensive herb garden used for its cooking. The Kariwak is well known for its cuisine and nurturing atmosphere. Holistic activities include yoga, Thai and shiatsu massage, QiGung, Tai Chi and gentle stretching exercises. A free shuttle service takes guests to Pigeon Point daily, while Store Bay beach is an easy 10 minute stroll. Friday and Saturday are buffet nights with a live band playing music for dancing.
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Located a mere 5 minute walk from the airport, the internet cafe and the beach, Kariwak is truly an oasis in the lively Crown Point area. Conceived and constructed by the owners/managers in the early eighties, Kariwak is a family run establishment with a reputation for its unassuming flair.
In the realm of small hotels of the Caribbean, it has carved a distinctive niche with its holistic approach to holidays that soothe the body, mind and the spirit. Intimate accommodations, exquisite food, revitalising massage treatments, lush tropical gardens dominated by the thatched roof ajoupa...the venue for tai chi, yoga and meditation.
The Kariwak restaurant is supplied with abundant fresh herbs from the organic kitchen garden, those same herbs are lovingly transformed into delicious Caribbean meals which are served with a friendly smile in the open air restaurant.
The Holistic Center at Kariwak brings together the finest alternative health professionals on the island. offering a variety of body treatments that merge the ancient practices of touch and movement with the latest technologies of light and water to balance and rejuvenate the body's natural energy system.
With over 60% of its guests returning every year, it's no wonder that the most famous legend in Tobago today is not Robinson Crusoe's caves, but the Kariwak Village Hotel created by Allan and Cynthia Clovis.
Kariwak has 24 thoughtfully appointed rooms each with its own private bathroom and patio. 18 cabana style rooms are nestled around the pool and the remaining 6 are tucked away in the back gardens, All the rooms are airconditioned, equipped with a safe, a radio alarm clock. hair dryer, iron and ironing boards. However, should you choose to bring your own please note that the voltage in Tobago is 110/220 V with American style 3 prong outlets. Cribs are provided for babies.