Beach House - Reader Reports & Opinion

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Brigitte And Martin from Germany visited in February 2010 and awarded  Five out of Five

In February 2010 we realised our dream and came to Tobago. At no point we were disappointed and especially our stay in the Beach House / Coconut Heigths was exceptional. Every day was different and full with experiences we will never forget due to the people, the island and its nature. Also the surrounding and perfect atmosphere of the lodge did a lot to feel very comfortable.

We enjoyed the “easygoing life” in Castara very much with “events” like seeing stingrays, coloured fishes and beautiful corals in Little Bay, getting bread from the ladies at the school, hearing the steel-band and drums on Wednesday at the Boat House, meeting nice people for liming and so on ....

We recommend this special place to all people who do not like camouflage clothes at any time and appreciate this little island and Castara just how they are.

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Bianca And Peter from U.K. visited in February 2010 and awarded  Five out of Five

Staying at the Beach House was a real delight. We spent two weeks in Palm Corner: the location was perfect, just a few steps to the beach, and it felt very private even though you are only two minutes walk from the Boat House restaurant (great food and lovely people). Our room was lovely, simple but with character, a good bookshelf and good quality kitchen equipment. Humming birds and bananaquits come to your balcony and the fruitman delivers daily. Thanks Carole and Graham - you made us very happy!

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Andrea from Austria visited in January 2010 and awarded  Five out of Five

The Beach House is a wonderful place to recreate. Just a few steps to the sea, but protected from views from the beach.

The appartment (we had Palm Corner)is well equipped and very clean. There is no a/c, but you don't need one, because the room is well aerated. Porridge is very helpful in everything you need.

Gratulations - for us it is the best accomodation of Tobago!!!

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Steve Bond from U.K. visited in January 2010 and awarded  Four out of Five

We stayed at The Beach House for about 10 days in January after being stuck at Gatwick for 5 days so needed somewhere very chilled to recover from this delight. The Beach House must be one of the best locations on the island - it is 10 paces from the beach. The room was fine and had everything we needed, clean, good shower - no complaints at all.

Castara is lovely, the people are lovely and we were made to feel very welcome. Porridge looked after us well and even gave us a trip and tour around Scarborough after a problem with the Castara cashpoint machine. He really is a top man.

It is one of the few places I've ever been when doing very little is highly recommended. Get up, have a swim, lie in the hammock, watch the Motmots make their regular visits (I'm a birdwatcher and after 10 days had masses of birds visiting the feeders), have another swim, have a beer, go and buy some fish at the beach (about 16.00, and 20T$ will get you something marvellous), grill it, eat it, have another beer and watch the little fruit bats emptying the sugar water from the hummingbird feeders.

Maybe, try a peanut and guiness ice cream (I'm serious). Maybe go to the Tuesday pan night.

So, The Beach House is very recommended. Our thanks to Carol, Porridge, Pandy (who gave us regular invites into his home for Tobago food and liming) and everyone else who makes Castara such a great place. Nearly forgot: Sherwins Curry Goat at Marguerites......

Is there any downside: well the waves don't always lap, sometimes they crash. It is Tobago and there are 24 hour chickens. Sleep can be a problem........ but not a big problem.

If you have any questions I'd be pleased to try and answer.

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Richard And Elly from U.K. visited in October 2009 and awarded  Five out of Five

Well what could we say!How very Beautiful and how amazing was our stay in Palm Corner.If you want all mod cons go and stay in some soulless and spiritless all inclusive hotel in Pigeon point! On the other hand if you appreciate natural beauty, peace and tranquillity ( and don't mind cockerels with insomnia!) , the sound of the Caribbean sea sending you to sleep each night and the feeling of solitude under a canopy of trees with birds, squirrels, lizards and a multitude of Free Range chickens everywhere and only half a stones throw away from a most excellent and hospitable Restaurant with the most amazing Sunset views in the whole of Tobago, then this may just be the place for you!

There are other excellent apartments in Little (Heavenly) Bay which are less expensive and more modern with better facilities ,but if you want to be right on the beach and want that solitude then the Beach House is for you.

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