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Carpe Diem Villa Sunset 1 Studio aptmt -amazing sea views even from the beds!

Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Castara, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
Sunset 1 is a bright & airy self catering studio apartment set in the heart of the fishing village of Castara.
Just a short walk from either of the 2 beaches
The studio has Caribbean sea views from the queen size double bed & most days you hear the waves kiss the shore!
The balcony is perfect for Alfresco dining, bird watching & sunsets
The studio has a 4 burner Saffire stove with grill, large fridge freezer, juicer + crockery & cutlery for 4
There is a separate single bed or Graco child's cot that can be requested at no extra cost for a third person or child

We built our house on the hillside overlooking Castara bay to enjoy the view & is now planted up & surrounded by flowers, plants & fruit trees so it blends in well with the forest that surrounds it.
Panday our gardener will give you bunches of banana...
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Listing #HL6744994
About the Owner
Christopher & Yvonne R
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
Interaction with guests
Upon arrival you will be met by ourselves or our housekeeper Rachael who lives nearby. We will hand over the keys, give you the wi-fi code & answer any Qs that you might have. We enjoy meeting our guests-sharing a beer or two & like to make everyone feel at home. When we have fresh fish we often invite guests to join us for an evening meal around sunset-Its a good way to meet people & to make new friends & watch the sun go down! We are also very active directors of the Castara Tourism Development Association which does a lot for the improvement of the infrastructure & development of the village as a very eco friendly destination for visitors & villagers alike.
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Our stay at Chris and Yvonne's was very wonderful in so many ways. Chris and Yvonne gave us a warm welcome and were very helpful in connecting us to local guides and steering us to all the best places in Castara and beyond. From the...More

Thank tristrem
Management response:Responded 14 March 2018

So glad that you both enjoyed your stay with us! You seemed to fit right in - so we're def looking forward to see you again in the not so distance future

Reviewed 19 February 2018

A spacious well equipped apartment which was spotlessly clean on arrival. Wonderful views over the sea and village below and just a stones throw from both beaches and bars and restaurants. The climb up from the main road is a short huff and puff so...More

Thank bungalowbill2018
Management response:Responded 20 February 2018

Thank you so much for spending the time writing us a review. It was lovely to meet you both & to know that you had a wonderful holiday. Castara is definitely a special place & we hope that you took a little piece of Toboggan...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Our second stay at Carpe Diem, and I have a feeling we're gonna come back! The staff is super friendly and helpfull. The view over the bay is stunning yet it still fells very private when you enjoy the quiet mornings or the amazing sunset....More

Thank hyhnetten
Management response:Responded 28 January 2018

We are so sorry that we missed you this time around & are really pleased that our staff looked after you so well during the Christmas period. We certainly look forward to your return.... Chris & Yvonne

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please let us know the ages of your children as the apartment upstairs in particular is unsuitable for small children due to the open style aspect wooden balcony rails & wooden...
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 Twin
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
1 Dec 2018 -
31 Mar 2019
High Season
5 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
Castara is a small friendly working fishing village on the Caribbean side of Tobago & on the edge of the Rain forest.
We have 2 sandy beaches, a waterfall, forest walks & several small shops, bars & restaurants all within a short walk.

Castara is centrally located so it is easy to take day trips to places such as Englishman's bay, Charlottesville & Speyside. Either drive yourself or hire a car & driver for the day
Or take a Boat tour that includes snorkeling, beach BBQ & swim in the famous Nylon Pool-its a great day out & something that we do on a regular bases!

Englishman's bay-if you walk is approx 1.10mins away.
Go there for lunch at Miss Eula's -do visit - the scenery is breathtaking!
Getting around
Everything in the village is just a short walk away.

You can choose to rent a car for all or part of your stay
or why not hire a driver & car for a day or half day.
That way you can sit back, watch the scenery & get local information on the places that you visit...!
Car not needed
How to get there
European flights can be found with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Thomas Cook or Condor from Frankfurt. International flights BA, American airlines & Caribbean Airlines fly into Piarco, Port of Spain Trinidad. There is an inter island service called the Air bridge-20 minute flight from Piarco (POS) into Crown Point Tobago. It flies back & forth all day from early morning until about Midnight. There is also a ferry service with daily fast & slow ferries into Scarborough from Port of Spain itself. We recommend you use the Air Bridge as the ferry can get delayed because of sea conditions. We are a 45mins drive from the airport.After a long flight we do recommend that you ask us to organise a cab from the village to pick you up on your behalf
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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