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Castara Cottage, Tobago

Castara Cottage

3 Self-Catering Apartments

Castara Cottage offers a choice of a single studio apartment or two 2-bedrooms apartments that provide flexible accommodation for up to 10 people. The cottage is... a natural, airy and open-style wooden house and just a short two-minute walk from Castara's beautiful white sand beaches. [read more]

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Castara Cottage

3 Self-Catering Apartments

Castara Cottage offers a choice of a single studio apartment or two 2-bedrooms apartments that provide flexible accommodation for up to 10 people. The cottage is a natural, airy and open-style wooden house and just a short two-minute walk from Castara's beautiful white sand beaches.

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Castara Cottage is an open, natural style Caribbean house situated in Castara, Tobago. The split-level house offers flexible and comfortable, accommodation in three private apartments which can sleep up to 11 people - including children. The house is just one minutes walk from two beaches and is surrounded by rain forest covered hills. The apartments offer spacious, light, airy, comfortable accommodation for individuals, groups and families. Each apartment is completely self - contained, with its own well-equipped kitchen - including large fridge-freezer, full-size cooker, private patio, and lounge area. For your added safety, each apartment is fitted with an electronic alarm system.

If you are looking for a holiday where you can relax and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of exotic surroundings, sip your coffee or cocktail, swing on a hammock; watch the birds fluttering around the patio and trees; enjoy cool breezes whilst listening to the sound of the waves breaking on the nearby beaches; soak up the local culture and ambience; sunbathe, fish, snorkel........Castara Cottage is the place for you.

Castara is a dreamy little fishing village on the Caribbean coast of Tobago. It's the perfect place to forget about your demanding life and just relax with the sun and sea. Castara has two beautiful bays - Big Bay and Little Bay (also known as Heavenly Bay). The Big Bay has lifeguards on duty every day of the week. The water at Little Bay is shallower and perfect for supervised children. The unspoiled reef in Little Bay is great for snorkelling. At the other side of the village, there is a charming waterfall, reached by walking along the river-bed.

Tobago is a quiet tropical Caribbean paradise, where the sun caresses you and the green hills tumble to turquoise seas. Travellers come to Tobago to get away from it all and to relish the warm Caribbean climate and sea. Thought to be Daniel Defoe's inspiration for his famous novel Robinson Crusoe, Tobago delights visitors with unspoiled beaches, roaring waterfalls, ancient rain forest full of chattering birds and some of the best diving in the world.

Please note that while Castara is generally very quiet and tranquil, the Cottage is not remote or isolated, but situated on the edge of the village near the small roads that serve the area. Noise from the occasional passing heavy vehicle may be audible, particularly when staying in the Saffron apartment.

Tasty, specially prepared home-cooked meals can be provides at an extra charge - please ask for details.

Reader Reports

This property has a weighted Reader Satisfaction Rating of 91.7%   . Click below to read the 48 reader reports that this is rating is based on.

Eva Lind from Denmark visited in October 2018 and awarded   

Excellent for Larger groups, couples and singles.

I've just been staying at Castara Cottage for the 6'th time, and it's about time I write a review for this wonderful accommodation. In the past I've traveled with friends and family in large groups, Castara Cottage is perfect for this, because there is 3 beautiful apartments, the upper ones connected if necessary.

This time traveling on my own, in between jobs, in need of peace and quietness, lovely surroundings, beautiful view, 30 seconds from 2 beaches.

Being on my own, without a car, I sometimes needed a little extra help, and the landlady, Carolyn and her daughter Jade, made my stay very special. They did everything to help. if I needed rocket salad, they suggested the right shop, organic tomatoes, well it was at my doorstep the morning after. Herbs, would be brought from there own garden.

There is a reason why we keep coming back to this beautiful accommodation, but this stay was special.

When you travel in large groups, you often dont meet new people. This time I had other tourists over for dinner, and everybody made comments about the nice atmosphere Castara Cottage has.

I thank Carolyn , Jade, and not least the owners Ann and Yvonne for a ( or 6) wonderful holidays!

Chris & Laura McCrossin from Canada visited in October 2018 and awarded   

We stayed for two weeks in Tamarind and it was our second time visiting Castara Cottage. We love the location and the open air feel of the cottage. Though basic, I think this is what we love most about Castara cottage. Being able to open the shutters in the morning, seeing the birds by day, fireflies by night and enjoying the warm Caribbean breeze creates that real feeling of being 'away' (being in a sterile air conditioned hotel just wouldn't be the same!). From the cottage you look directly across into a large mango tree giving the feel of being in a 'tree-house' (which is what the kids called the cottage) . We stayed with our 3 young children and spent the days meandering down to the beach, snorkelling, and meandering through Castara Village. Carolyn and her daughter, Jade, who manage the property were extremely attentive and periodically checked in with us to ensure we had everything we needed. Though the cottage is open air and bugs do exist (it is the tropics after all!) and an occasional bat would fly in and out in the evening, the place is clean, comfortable, and well kept. Wifi was incredibly fast and reliable (this might be a negative thing if you are trying to escape from work back home). We highly recommend Castara cottage for anyone desiring a true escape with a genuine Caribbean experience with or without children (our kids loved the place!).

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Studio/1-Bed Apt:0 - 0
2-Bedroom Apt:0
3-Bedroom Apt:0
Minimum Nights:10 nights
Property Type:Self-Catering Apartments
Apartments:3
Bedrooms:5
Maximum Guests:10
Air-Conditioning:Not needed as the apartments are very light and airy
Children:Great for groups and families.No smoking inside the apartments.
Hair Dryers:On request.
Telephone:Cell phone available on request.
Internet Access:No
Television:No
Safety Deposit:There is a safety/security box in each apartment plus an electronic alarm system.
Wheelchair Access:No
Swimming Pool:None
Catering Options:

Housekeeping:Twice per week
Baby-Sitting:Can be arranged through the Manager
Personal Laundry:Can be arranged through the Manager
Personal Cooking:No
Location:Castara
Region:Upper Caribbean
Location Type:Village
Airport:50 minutes
Beach:1-2 minute Walk