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Carpe Diem Villa. Sunset2. Studio with Sea Views even from the Beds! Great Wi-fi

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First view of Carpe Diem villa with steps up to Sunset 2 at the far end of the house
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
5 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Carpe Diem Villa has 2x Self Catering STUDIO apartments downstairs which are both rent-able separately & are mirror images of each other. They have separate entrances, but share the same balcony & view across Castara bay-Even from the beds! SPECIAL OFFER 1st May-30th November 2022/3- £40 per night per studio subject to availability. Please note 5x night minimum stay. Taken on a Self Catering bases only. 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...Carpe Diem Villa has 2x Self Catering STUDIO apartments downstairs which are both rent-able separately & are mirror images of each other. They have separate entrances, but share the same balcony & view across Castara bay-Even from the beds! SPECIAL OFFER 1st May-30th November 2022/3- £40 per night per studio subject to availability. Please note 5x night minimum stay. Taken on a Self Catering bases only. 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 work remotely or relax . The two STUDIOS are block built, they are light & airy with high ceilings & have a fully tiled 'wet-room' styled bathroom with shower, hand basin & WC plus hot & cold water. We have fitted filters on the cold water supply in the kitchens so no need to buy bottled water unless you particularly wish to! They are the mirror image of each other & have 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 4 & all you will need including a liquidiser for all the fruit from the garden -in season Each studio has a queen size red cedar bed with mosquito nets & sleep 2 people comfortably. We can provide an extra single bed or child's cot if requested. We provide free standing fans + a ceiling fan, 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 separate access to each studio. There is also a shared BBQ area and pizza/bread oven-check first as sometimes the hens lay their eggs in there!. Free Wi-fi is available to use if you need 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 fish 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: Yes
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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About the Owner
Christopher & Yvonne R
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
Interaction with guests
We 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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Reviewed 30 September 2011

Carpe Diem is a wonderful place to stay. The apartment was clean and spacious and very well equipped for all our catering requirements. The liquidizer for making mango smoothies was very much appreciated. The view from the balcony must be the best in Castara, whether...More

Date of stay: September 2011
Thank Edna C
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Management response:Responded 30 September 2011

Thankyou Edna!

Reviewed 23 March 2011

We spent a week at Carpe Diem in March 2011. We had one of the two studios. This is a great place to experience 'real' Tobago. The lovely wooden house with the two integral studios is beautifully constructed on the side of a hill in...More

Date of stay: March 2011
Thank Poulteney
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Reviewed 25 February 2011

My daughter found this gem which suited us as the grandparents and her with husband and 8 year old son perfectly. The booking arrangements went very well and our airport meet and greet with transfer to the apartment excellent. We occupied one of the three...More

Date of stay: February 2011
Thank Fieldsend
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Reviewed 24 February 2011

We really enjoyed our holidays in "Carpe Diem". It's really quiet and nice to relax, but if you like some more action it's just 5min (by foot) away from the beach and the centre of Castara. But the best of this accomodation is the great...More

Date of stay: January 2011
Thank jacky_r_t
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Porch
Safe
Shared Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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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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