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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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3 Star Hotel
Castara Retreats is a small Tobago eco resort superbly located overlooking the Bay of Castara, with stunning views of the Caribbean and mountains. For those seeking holidays in Tobago the seven tropical hardwood accommodations are built to the highest standards and are set right above...
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Northside Road | Castara, Castara, Tobago
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21.3 km to Tobago Airport
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights in July and we absolutely loved the place! Tamarind was comfortable, tranquil, private and had a lovely view of the bay! Janealle and Porridge were very helpful and hospitable. We enjoyed the beaches and would definitely return!

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Castara Retreats more than lived up to our expectations - this is a not 5* luxury resort - it is however, chic eco accommodation where you get a real Caribbean experience. The apartments blend into the hillside and ours ‘rainforest’ at the level of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Your living space (kitchen & seating) is in the open but with a roof. This natural feel is what makes the place special. We did take a unit where the bedroom had ac & were happy we did. Everyday the local fisherman return to the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying on Tobago for 4 days for the first time and wanted a charming hotel with a local feel that didn't resemble a typical touristy resort. We felt we got exactly what we wanted in Castara Retreats and I would highly recommend it....More

2  Thank smartcooki
Reviewed June 11, 2018

My boyfriend and I had booked a flight to Tobago on a whim and we purposefully left the last couple days of our trip "up in the air." We did a series of AirBnB stays and took a yoga class here with Elspeth and randomly...More

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Castara Retreats is a small Tobago eco resort superbly located overlooking the Bay of Castara, with stunning views of the Caribbean and mountains. For those seeking holidays in Tobago the seven tropical hardwood ...More accommodations are built to the highest standards and are set right above Castara beach in lush tropical gardens. Backed by the deep green of the oldest protected rainforest in the Western Hemisphere and framed by mango trees and bamboo, Castara Retreats offers Caribbean vacations in a lush tropical paradise where guests can relax and live in the landscape around them. The lodge accommodation offers 15 separately available areas, each with wonderful privacy and exclusive terraces, which can be rented individually by couples, or together for larger groups and families. The accommodation is specially designed to create open, spacious living areas that allow uninterrupted views of the beach and rainforest, cool sea breezes and the natural sights and sounds of the ocean, rainforest and village. Each lodge or apartment is constructed of red cedar, a local hardwood, and is from sustainable sources. The bedrooms, each with en suite showers and either queen size or twin beds all have full size mosquito nets on suspended wooden frames. The spacious living areas have panoramic views of the two beaches looking north-west and also to the coastline looking south-west, and stunning sunsets over the Caribbean. Each accommodation has the advantage of free Wi-Fi internet access. There is comfortable and stylish seating with both indoor and outdoor dining and all three areas are equipped to a very high standard for self-catering. We have recently completed open-decked Pavilion Bar and Restaurant - already receiving excellent ratings - perfect for a romantic dinner for two or for family groups and events. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
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Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hilary S
February 21, 2018|
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Response from JoniG | Reviewed this property |
Email Porridge and he will tell you the cost. I know it is more expensive than renting at the airport.
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juliet8182017
September 12, 2017|
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Response from Ruby H | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they do - but you may have to pay for the apartment/room full price? This is a super friendly retreat, as is the village, so if you want people to chat to, I don't think Castara or Castara Retreats will disappoint... More
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Pamandjoss
April 19, 2016|
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Response from Tuftyhead | Reviewed this property |
Late answer but Thomas Cook have started direct flights from Manchester to Tobago now- brilliant service better than BA we thought, we used it this month-. They return via Barbados so on the homebound flight because the... More
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"All rooms are great. Firefly is the smallest and cheapest. Perfect little studio with a kitchenette, bay..."
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"Firefly ( smallest available) was perfect for a couple!"
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"Check with the staff before you book to see what view you will get, some have better views than others and is..."
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"Hummingbird 2 is quite high up so a walk to and from the beach, but the view is amazing."
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