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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We (a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged 14 and 11 years) stayed in the 'Treetops' apartment for the week before Christmas. We wanted were looking for a relaxing breaking the sun on a small, not so touristy island, and somewhere we'd have a chance to experience 'authentic' Caribbean, rather than be isolated in a closed resort. We...

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Uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really delightful. Great secluded eco huts on the hillside overlooking a fabulous bay and fishing village. We stayed here for our honeymoon and loved the place and the location. The locals were very welcoming and the whole experience was amazing.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service. The shark bake in the restaurant is amazing. Good advice on where to go and what to do, and good hook ups for a car rental and a day on a boat. A perfect spot in a perfect little town.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time in the Caribbean with my boyfriend who is originally from Trinidad.. I now keep begging him to move there with me. I have never even seen anywhere remotely as beautiful as castara in Tobago. It is perfection. Beautiful beaches, fantastic view, wonderful staff, the list is endless. It's a beautiful island and this resort really...

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Just go there! Excellent skip from everyone, You feel relaxed, but whats very important (when getting so far from home) - You can feel safe and have full trust on Superb team working there, they do respond quickly to any of our wishes/needs. We enjoy also boat trip (snorkeling exercise, with equipment is provided) to the sea with nice lunch...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

It's hard to think of anything that hasn't already been said about Castara Retreats so this is just to reiterate what everyone else has posted. This is indeed a very special place. We stayed in Hummingbird Two and loved it. The views were amazing. We could just have sat on our terrace all day looking out at the sea and...

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1Thank cathyd792015
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This was an absolutely stress free holiday for us. Everything about Castara Retreats and Tobago says "chill", "it's all good". It's not a 5 star luxury spa retreat but the simplicity and natural beauty of the location and the friendliness of people in the property and in the village more than make up for that. I could have spent all...

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Thank Andrew D
Nottingham, England
Reviewed 24 November 2016

If your idea of the perfect holiday is a sleek sophisticated hotel, gourmet food, and being cosseted and pampered in five star luxury then Castara Retreats may not be for you. But if you're looking to get away from mass tourism, to have a genuine Caribbean experience, and stay in absolutely beautiful accommodation then this place is perfect. Last year...

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

For years we have been addicted to the remote beaches of the Western Isles of Scotland so a long haul flight to somewhere unknown was outside the comfort zone of my wife and three boys. We are now so very glad we took the chance. It may sound a cliche but Castara is a unique place and truly gave us...

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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Having read the reviews, we were really looking forward to staying at Castara Retreats and we weren't disappointed. We stayed in Hummingbird 1 for five nights in October. The views were amazing, but I don't think this is unique as all the apartments have great views. Sitting out overlooking the ocean having breakfast surrounded by birds and wildlife is a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • 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: RM455 - RM960 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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 of 5 bubbles 827aigap, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All apartments very different so check the website for individual characteristics. We loved Beachscape.”
 of 5 bubbles , 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All of them are good!”
 of 5 bubbles hobkinson, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Hummingbird 1 - great location, quiet but only a few minutes from the beach and village, and fab views of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineRyder76, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lived in Hummingbird-2, very central but quiet. Close to the restaurant, awesome view. Hummingbird-1 is next door and comparable.”
 of 5 bubbles Reiseekki, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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