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A small fishing community that had been making a minimal transition towards Holiday lets. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul T
North East England, United Kingdom
Nice birding stop

We stopped by the beach here as part of a birding trip along the Caribbean coast. If you are a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A small fishing community that had been making a minimal transition towards Holiday lets. There are several restaurants, an ATM machine (when it works!) and a number of small shops making it possible to stay in Castara for a self catering holiday. However, Castara is...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by the beach here as part of a birding trip along the Caribbean coast. If you are a birder, worth stopping here as well, many brown pelicans, frigate birds, brown footed boobies, swifts to be seen.

Thank petergoode2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely and better alternative to the tourist invested beaches to the south. That is not to say that Castara is undiscovered, expect some sort of nightly party on the each catering to the small number of tourists (think BBQ and drums). However there is enough...More

Thank Birdwatcher_jpm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bay is divided into Big bay and Little Bay. Both have lovely golden sand and excellent swimming conditions. Both have good places to have a meal and a drink - The Boathouse Restaurant in Little Bay and Cascreole in Big Bay. We preferred Little...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Beautiful beach. To the left is good for relaxing. splashing and swimming. To the right, around the rocks, is good for snorkeling. Decent parking on the left side. Would caution against making the drive to the limited parking on the right side. Best part is...More

Thank BrightFlight
Reviewed 17 November 2017

So nice location, but locals and probably some tourists not interested in keeping place rubbish free, eg enter village from either end North/South first thing you see pile of junk fridges scrap metal bags of bottles etc etc same in the car park and south...More

Thank Por99ter
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We came on a day trip, loved the atmosphere so came back and stayed a bit longer, Friendly people, quiet, wonderful beach, great views, our new favourite place

Thank firstbrize
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is how you should spend your vacation, stress free in a friendly village ! Not a lot to do? What a shame I'll just have to lie here and think about nothing at all !

2  Thank GinandtonicSurrey
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We came for the bread and stayed for the beach. Castara is famous on the island for their fresh bread which is made in clay ovens every Wednesday and Saturday. We preferred the Wednesday as it was quieter but basically, you park, walk down to...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Nice place to chill out with the local rastifarians, enjoy some reggae music, the aroma of the local herbal tobacco and the local Puncheon rum.Pretty fishing village where you may see stingrays swimming in the surf if you're lucky. Make sure you try the local...More

Thank Ian G
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Emma S
16 April 2017|
Response from kevinearley | Reviewed this property |
Whatever the catch is that day - the restaurant at Castara has fresh fish every day