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Castara Retreats

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Mumbai,India
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

The property is clean, well designed and very unique. I enjoyed staying here. The air conditioning worked great. The beds were comfortable. The staff was helpful. Porridge and his wife made us feel special and treated us like family. They were always hands on and helpful. My only recommendation to management is that they should consider upgrading the bathroom. Other...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

My fiancé and I spent the most amazing two day getaway at Castara Retreats. If you are looking for a laid back, non tourist location then Castara is where you need to be. We original stayed in Trinidad to spend time with family and decided to take the earliest ferry(worst transportation ever!) to Tobago. Lorna was kind enough to squeeze...

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Just returned from short stay 29 May to 12 June . YES...Every positive report you read is correct. Castara is a beautiful place , and all staff involved in running the site are justifiably proud of their standards and service. Ask Porridge or Jeanell anything, they are a mine of information, and , are capable of moving mountains !! Kenny...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2015

On our second trip to Castatra Retreats, we once again had a fantastic stay. All the reviews and commendations say it all. We stayed in Rainforest for the second time. I cannot speak for the other apartments (they all look good), but Rainforest is something very special. Comfortably furnished, with a unique open layout and fantastic ambience and views over...

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Castara Retreats is a lovely place to unwind. Watch the colorful exotic birds in the morning with a cup of coffee in hand with the background of the beautiful fauna and the gentle Caribbean Sea. There is not much like it!!!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2015

You'll wake to bird song and the sound of waves crashing onto the beach below - heaven sent indeed................ While to location and views were stunning it is perched on a VERY steep hillside, be prepared for a daily work out when coming and going to the beach or village!! The birds are amazing and a bird table is thoughtfully...

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our week in "Birdsong" with fabulous views across Castara Bay. The cabana, though quite basic, was very comfortable and practical. We enjoyed the locally caught fish in the lovely tree-top restaurant and also cooked by ourselves in our kitchen. Fresh bread from the clay ovens in the village was a treat, as was the BBQ one evening...

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Old Bolingbroke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Tobago is a beautiful island. The small fishing community of Castara in a spectacular and quiet part, with wonderful laid back friendly people and a beach that must rate as one of the best on the island. And then there is Castara Retreats that makes it even better. Treetop accommodation, in local style, all wood, with a deck looking out...

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Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

In a few shorts words Heavenly !! The staff were like your family ... And the arrangements from booking to arrival ,departure and transport was professional safe and exceptional ...never losing the laid back "relax your among friends" Vibe the entire time !! I'll return again and again .

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cornwall
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We stayed in this lovely accommodation in April - perfect. As others have said its NOT an hotel there are no jet skis, banana boats,swimming pools, supermarkets etc so if you want this please dont go to Castara and try to spoil it. The wild life, beach, people, weather, food are all wonderful. Cant wait to return. Please note -...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castara Retreats

Address: Northside Road | Castara, Castara, Tobago
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Tobago > Castara
Price Range: $139 - $422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“The higher the rooms the better the views but more difficult to climb the stairs for accessibility.”
23pcm, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have any concerns about stairs, do ask Lorna about which unit is most appropriate for you. And bring bug spray!”
monaa405, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in Limetree, on top of the whole complex. Wonderful!!”
  • Open room, lounge of apartment
nilszurawski2017, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Fiddle Tree had fantastic views. Its location meant sounds from the beach may be more noticeable than other rooms, but it didn't disturb us.”
tonyf882, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Didn't see all the rooms but suspect they are similar and all have a good view”
Brassley, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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