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Reviewed 15 November 2011

I travelled to Tobago and had a fabulous 10 day holiday at Villa Carpe Diem in Castara .The villa overlooked the village and Big Bay which has a beautiful beach and is great for swimming. My room was clean cool tile floors and a wet room with shower , it was supplied with kitchen, comfortable beds and mossi nets. The...

Thank NIck B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 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 in the early morning looking out over the bay or the evening watching the spectacular...

1Thank Edna C
New Yor
Reviewed 29 August 2011

My boyfriend and I enjoyed ourselves so much on our first visit, we decided to head back a year later (see original review dated May 22, 2010). Again, Villa Carpe Diem and Chris and Yvonne were wonderful. Our trip was different in many ways: this time we rented a car. This allowed us a more freedom to explore the island...

1Thank jesslfuller
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2011

My wife and I spent 5 weeks at Carpe Diem. We very much enjoyed the suite and spent many hours sitting on the deck admiring the views over the ocean. The air around us was filled with bird song and after the first few mornings we began to appreciate the ongoing communication among the roosters. As we did almost all...

Thank Ray5010
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2011

Loved Castara, its people and its beaches. Carpe Diem is beautiful and exactly what I had always pictured as an ideal getaway holiday with the lovely rustic feel and its white cotton sheets and mosquito nets had the look we see in films but without the filmstar price! An unexpected bonus was the variety of birdlife which came to the...

Thank michelle23_11
West Sussex
Reviewed 18 April 2011

This was our first time to Tobago and, hopefully, not our last. Carpe Diem was everything we could have wanted for a hassle-free holiday. Chris and Yvonne were great hosts and a fount of knowledge about the village of Castara. The village itself is small with some restaurants and bars and two great beaches. The locals are friendly and welcoming...

Thank SteveWestSussex
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 April 2011

Dear Chris and Yvonne, Thanks for a great stay in your wonderful guesthouse. Furthermore thanks for your hospitality during my stay . Will definitely miss the view from the balcony - couldn't have found a better place to stay in Castara. All the best. Martin

Thank martinsander
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 27 March 2011

We planned to only stay three nights but just couldn't leave. I loved the view from the terrace, the amazing birds that came right up to our breakfast table, and the hosts! In the mornings majestic mot-mots, hummingbirds, antstrikes, tanagers and more happily hopped all around us, feasting on local fruits, and at night bats visited the hummingbird feeder, which...

1Thank daisybug42
Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 9 March 2011

We had a great and very relaxing holiday in Carpe Diem Villa. Accomodation was great and place owners Chris and Yvonne were very helpfull and friendly. We stayed at cozy studio apartment with a great view to the ocean. We totally recommend Carpe Diem to everyone, who wants to relax and enjoy laid-back holiday in beautiful Castara village.

Thank Palletus
New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 February 2011

My girlfriend and i have stayed at Carpe Diem two years straight. the owners of this place know the island well and they also have the local connections & recommendations to plug you in to an amazing time. The view & sunsets from the porches at this property are top notch and worth the trip on their own. Highly recommended...

Thank Asmar08

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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In the top 5 Speciality Accommodation on TripAdvisor with 129 reviews for last 6 years. All suites have queen size beds and en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold water. Fully equipped kitchen areas with larger than usual refrigerator, real stove/grill, toaster, juicer, water filter etc. Personal safe deposit box. All the rooms have great views of the ocean, without even getting out of bed, and great sunsets as it faces almost due West! ( Banana & Cocoa trees may obscure the studio view a little depending on how they are fruiting!!(House faces 240Degrees). We have just built the "Garden Room" an annex to Studio 2 to accommodate a child/adult so as to give the parents a little more privacy. The 2 safe beaches are 100 yards away and all village amenities are within walking distance. Wi-fi hotspot/5GB broadband! Check with your partner if you are allowed to use it though! A recent couple ended up arguing because he stayed in daily contact with his office...... Ideal for birdwatchers as you can see most of the island's birds from the balcony. We can arrange diving, car hire, rainforest walks etc. Smoking allowed outside on the balcony,( well it is a wooden house! ) A lot of couples seem to get engaged while staying with us so yes we can sort out wedding arrangements as well........................!! We have been awarded the Trip Advisor "Certificate of Excellence" for the last 6 years for which we have to thank our guests for their reviews and trust it means we are getting it right! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carpe Diem Villa

Address: Northside Road | Castara Tobago, Castara 00000, Tobago
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Tobago > Castara
Price Range: ₹ 4,925 - ₹ 12,961 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Carpe Diem Villa Hotel Castara
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