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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
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“green room”(12 reviews)
“fruit bats”(9 reviews)
“laid back”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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All reviewsgreen roomfruit batslaid backtropical birdsconstant streammosquito nets and fanslovely villageguest houseview from the balconylocal dogssun settingboathouse bardifficult placecaribbean lifeshort walk down the hillcomfy bedtwo weeks
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The two of us had an amazing experience and stay at Carpe Diem, we will definitely be back for more!!!!!! The location was beautiful and private, we had an amazing view and loved all the people we met. The property is stunning.

1  Thank Mariangela C
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded 1 March 2017

Sorry we missed you both ! We enjoy sharing Carpe Diem and Castara with the many great people we have staying with us. Now you understand why we built the house where it is!!

Reviewed 24 January 2017

We returned to Carpe Diem in September and being lucky enough to share the top deck once again with Chris and Yvonne. Being our 5th visit, what can I say that I haven’t before? The views, sea, beaches and wildlife are all still there but...More

Thank Mike L
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded 1 March 2017

It is always a pleasure to share Carpe Diem with the Lloyds, great company, fun to be with and they always get the best out of their stays here. They have made their own friends here and so fit in well with the village !...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Three of us stayed at Carpe Diem in Castara for a week at New Year’s, and enjoyed it immensely. The rooms were big and clean, the view from the balcony was a delight, and at night the bats would do a sky ballet for us...More

1  Thank Tina V
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded 1 March 2017

Sorry we missed you! You were able to appreciate what made us want to live in Castara! It really is the best and friendliest village on Tobago........we are biased though!

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Carpe Diem villa with our family and another family (friends) 4 adults and 4 kids. Plenty of space, all four bedrooms have their own bathroom, kitchen adequately equipped with a homely feel and the view from the balcony ……wow! Great stay, hope to...More

1  Thank ggp2311
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded 6 November 2016

Chris & Sarah cannot stay away and this trip they brought their friends and family ! It is always great when we get guests returning as it means we are getting it right. Having met them before we knew they were the right people to...More

Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed 6 nights in the green room, but we had the whole place to ourselves since the owners were in the UK. We enjoyed very much spending our evenings on the terrace, listening to birds, dogs, music played by villagers, etc. (Earplugs at times...More

1  Thank SimoGeneva
Response from GinandtonicSurrey, Owner at Carpe Diem VillaResponded 27 June 2016

Sorry we missed you ! Really happy that you guys enjoyed staying with us and it is a shame you did not have enough time to get into the village more. We have had guests who felt they needed a car then remembered they were...More

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GreenLeaders Gold level
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
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Price range
US$ 76 - US$ 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 76 - US$ 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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561Anne
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
7 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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"All rooms have excellent 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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