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Carpe Diem Villa-The 'Green room' (1 Bed) - Amazing Sea Views even from the bed!

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Carpe Diem -seize the day!
Large bedroom with ensuite bathroom
Large ensuite bathroom
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
7 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The 'Green room' is the first bedroom of the 2 Bed roomed apartment upstairs called 'Our Place'. The price shown is for when it is booked out separately with sole use of the kitchen/lounge & 45ft balcony taken on a self catering bases Please note 7x night minimum stay. If we are in residence the price would be reflected accordingly-please inquire as to availability Check us out on social media to read more reviews We are traditionally built and completed in 2007 & are located just a short walk off the Northside Road in the friendly fishing village of Castara on the Caribbean side of Tobago which is a perfect place to relax . 'Our Place' is built i...The 'Green room' is the first bedroom of the 2 Bed roomed apartment upstairs called 'Our Place'. The price shown is for when it is booked out separately with sole use of the kitchen/lounge & 45ft balcony taken on a self catering bases Please note 7x night minimum stay. If we are in residence the price would be reflected accordingly-please inquire as to availability Check us out on social media to read more reviews We are traditionally built and completed in 2007 & are located just a short walk off the Northside Road in the friendly fishing village of Castara on the Caribbean side of Tobago which is a perfect place to relax . 'Our Place' is built in the traditional wooden style of the area. It has a bedroom at both ends of the 45ft balcony with the large kitchen/lounge in between. The bedrooms have large ensuite bathrooms with shower, hand basin & WC plus hot & cold water. We have fitted filters on the cold water supply in the kitchen so no need to buy bottled water unless you particularly wish to! The kitchen has good cooking facilities with a 'proper Saffire' stove & grill ( not a hot plate !!), large fridge/freezer ( large enough for lots of Carib!) crockery & cooking utensils for 6 & all you will need including a liquidiser for all that fruit from the garden ( in season) Each bedroom has a queen size red cedar bed with full mosquito nets & sleep 2 people comfortably. We provide free standing fans although the high ceilings keep all the rooms cool. All doors/windows are made of local cedar & are louvered. No need for AC here! Outside a large balcony has drop down blinds for shade & with table & chairs so that you can eat Al fresco . Perfect for bird watching & sunsets! There is a separate access to this apartment upstairs at the side of the house. There is also a shared BBQ area and pizza/bread oven-check first as sometimes the hens lay their eggs in there!. Free Wifi is available if you wish to work remotely BUT check with your partner to see if he/she will let you spend time on the internet while you are on holiday!! Both of the 2 Sandy Beaches are just a short stroll away ( 200 yards ) where you can swim, snorkel with the Stingrays, fish or Pull the Seine! We built the house for us and our family and friends to enjoy. The word spread about how good it was so we ended up letting it out to like minded people. You can do as much or as little as you want here. The main thing is to relax and recharge your batteries. That is why we call it the 'Great Escape'. A bird watchers paradise. Great local food, fresh fish every day. In the evening visit the bars and 'lime' with the locals. Visit the small local restaurants to taste the local cuisine or cook up the fish you caught (maybe) on the house BBQ then relax and dream about the one that got away! All accommodation is NO SMOKING except on the balconies. Carpe Diem ' seize the day'More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
For any problems, repairs or replacement/additional items please let ourselves or housekeeper know asap so that we can act accordingly No smoking at all is allowed inside the property. You may smoke outside upon the balcony if it does not disturb any other guests (please check first), using a suitable ashtray & disposing of the buts safely without risk of fire.. Do not bring village dogs to the property, feed them or allow them access to any room We really hope that you enjoy your stay!
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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Meet the host
Christopher & Yvonne R
Hosting since October 2009
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe wish you to feel safe & comfortable at our property. We follow the current Covid 19 Regulations which state that all rooms must be cleaned & sanitised to a high standard prior to your visit. Please follow the Covid 19 guidelines & Stay Safe Hand washing, Wearing a Mask, Keep a Safe Distance In order to minimise contact a basket of clean bed linen & fresh towels will be left in the room at the start of your stay, in order for you to change your own bed mid week. Please put your dirty linen/towels in this basket & leave it outside the room so that it can be washed. If you are staying longer another basket of clean linen will be left for you. No housekeeping other than this service is provided. Feel free to ask us or our mgr any Qs
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Steve W
Steve W
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It was such a pleasure to stay with Christopher and Yvonne, not only because their accommodations are so comfortable and beautiful but because they are so warm and inviting. It was clearly a highlight of my trip to Tobago.
Visited January 2019
Written 16 January 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Hi Steve Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. It is very much appreciated. We are so pleased that we could accommodate you & Jonathon at such short notice. It was lovely to meet you & spend somd fime wifh you & we look forward to seeing you again in the not so distant future Best wishes Chris & Yvonne
Written 18 January 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Balcony
Grill
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Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Patio
Safe
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
The house is set just off the Northside Road overlooking the whole of the Castara bay. Its a small friendly fishing village on the Caribbean side of Tobago. Its a 2 minute walk down to the 2 Sandy beaches, where sunloungers are available The main beach has lifeguards on duty and a beach facility The small village has stores which sell everything from bread, fresh fruit &; vegetables to plumbing parts!. There are bars and restaurants/cafes, a small waterfall a short stroll along the Castara River for a cold dip on a hot day!. The bay is good for snorkeling, bathing and fishing. Local fishermen offer days out to fish or local tour operators can take you out for a day trip including a beach BBQ, snorkeling. Its a brilliant day out!
Getting around
We invest in the local community and there is car hire, local drivers & tour operators available in the village. They can take you Sight Seeing for the day or to a particular event such as Sunday school, festivals, football matches, Being with Horses, Bio Luminance tours, bathing in the Nylon Pool, Chocolate making etc Please ask us for details as we can help you organise personalised tours !
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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