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    Carpe Diem Villa

    Northside Road | Castara Tobago, Castara 00000, Tobago
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (138)
          Room & Suite (42)
          Pool & Beach (19)
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          Overview
          • Excellent82%
          • Very good15%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “fruit bats” (9 reviews)
          “quick walk” (4 reviews)
          “yvonne” (88 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Airport Transportation
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Private Balcony
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          Offers & Announcements: April - November 30th $75
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          1 - 5 of 139 reviews

          Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

          Chris and Yvonne could possibly be the best hosts in the world, a great balance of helpfulness in both choosing where to go for dinner and what to do in the day, and also just allowing you to go about it all yourself. Carpe diem...More

          1  Thank Matt_A_Rogers123
          Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa

          Matt returned for a 2nd trip and brought his fiance Becca with him this trip to share the Castara experience! Now she is a confirmed Castara addict,. We enjoyed your company, thankyou.

          Reviewed 10 April 2017

          Hosts Chris and Yvonne are genuine, friendly and helpful. Accommodated my partner and I on short notice. We're always around but never intrusive. The studio is well equipped for a self-catering Holiday. Kept super clean and tidy with a very stylish mosquito net they picked...More

          Thank laurenandrew2017
          Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa

          It is always good to see people enjoying Castara and seeing why we chose to live here and to be able to share our luck in findind our piece of Paradise! We look forward to seeing you again...............

          Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

          A little hike up the hill is definitely worth it. Carpe Diem is virtually mosquito free with cool breezes and a beautiful view of the bay. A short walk down the hill brings you into the centre of the village where you can dine at...More

          Thank Julie B
          Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa

          Your stay was too short ! We had just gotten to know you and you were leaving! We are so glad that you were all able to experience the Castara effect ! I hope that Toby received top marks for his homework ! I am...More

          Reviewed 4 March 2017

          It’s a tough question – you find somewhere that’s a real gem. Do you keep shtum so next time your chances of being able to book the place are fair, or do you share your secret? But I can’t deny – this is it. If...More

          1  Thank Yellow_sunglasses
          Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa

          What a lovely review, thankyou! We did warn you that you would be back ! Remember the lyrics of the Eagles song, "Hotel California" Something like "you check in but you can never leave". With Castara you will not WANT to leave! When you left...More

          Reviewed 18 February 2017

          Another great stay with Chris and Yvonne in Castara. This was our third time in Carpe Diem and again it was absolutely the right choice. The people "on the island of Castara" all gave us a feeling of being welcome. Little Bay and the Boathouse...More

          Thank AdenLia
          Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem Villa

          It was great to welcome Ad and Lia back to Carpe diem! Always good company and great cooks as well. So pleased that they enjoy Castara as much as we do!

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$76 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 4
          • Location
          • Caribbean >
          • Trinidad and Tobago >
          • Tobago >
          • Castara
          • Also Known As
          • Carpe Diem Villa Hotel Castara ,
          • Carpe Diem Villa Tobago/Castara
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          Traveller (138)
          Room & Suite (42)
          Pool & Beach (19)
          Dining (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (94)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          561Anne
          Are you walking distance to the beach? Is it a hilly area with many steps to climb? Climbing steps are difficult for me
          14 April 2015|
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          Response from GinandtonicSurrey | Property representative |
          Yes we are in walking distance to both of the 2 sandy beaches & the small shops, restaurants & bars The north of the island has the main rain forest ridge running along the centre dividing the Atlantic & Caribbean sides so... More
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          Steven G
          I like many activities and I sometimes like to play tennis on vacation. Are there any tennis courts, and how far away are they?
          6 December 2014|
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          Response from GinandtonicSurrey | Property representative |
          The nearest tennis courts that guests have used are at the YMCA Sports Centre opposite the Turtle Beach Hotel about 25 minutes away. Similarly the 2 golf courses are about 35/45 minutes away. Sporting activities are not... More
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          Room Tips
          "all have superb views"
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          "2 ground floor studios have views over village and sea. A first floor room is on a shared level with the..."
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          "There are only two rooms, and both have amazing views."
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          "Downstairs suites are larger and more private"
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