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APARTMENT CHIP CHIP: 2 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 5

Leah Pirtheesingh (Director)

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks English
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Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Leah Pirtheesingh (Director)

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APARTMENT CHIP CHIP: 2 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 5

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Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Trinidad - The Sand Dollar Apartments

There are three beautifully furnished beach apartments.

Two of the apartments sleep 5 persons and one sleeps 8 persons. Each apartment is equipped with a fully fitted kitchen with all amenities and air-conditioning in all rooms. There is cable TV in all the apartments as well as internet access.

There is secure parking on the compound and there is a pool 40ft by 20ft long. There are also BBQ facilities available for all guests.

Details for holiday apartment Chip Chip, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

Chip Chip is a ground floor air-conditioned apartment that sleeps up to 5 persons. It has 2 bedrooms and is fully furnished with a fully fitted kitchen with all amenities. It has cable TV and has internet access. It has its own private outside sitting area but has shared access to BBQ and swimming pool facilities.
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Leah Pirtheesingh (Director) (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2013

About Leah Pirtheesingh (Director)

Monica and Harry built their family home in 1975, for themselves and their 3 children. It was back in the oil boom days of Trinidad and Harry being a manager was offered this sought after plot at a very attractive price.

In the late 1990's they decided that the home was too big for just them and so decided to turn their home into rentable apartments re-furbishing the attic for themselves, now known as the penthouse.

Together they suffered the refurbishment still living on the premises, as walls were knocked down, roofs were extended, bats flew through their home and rain wet them in their beds.

In the end the results have been this magnificent trio of apartments in the style of their own home.

Harry and Monica add to the attraction of The Sand Dollar. Guests often refer to them as friends and return bearing gifts to this delightful couple.

Why Leah Pirtheesingh (Director) chose Trinidad

There are many rentable properties in Mayaro, however very few that have the owners living on the premises. Mayaro has a reputation as beachfront property, exposed to sea blast and uncared for. With this reputation guests often abuse rentals , by squeezing in extra people, pilfering equipment and leaving the properties in an undesirable state.

Here at Harry and Monica's place there is a standard that is clearly upheld and despite the privacy that all guests are offered there is still the sense of visiting this couples home and therefore the apartments tend to be looked after and cared for.

What makes this apartment unique

Sand Sucker Rd is still under the watchful eyes of BPTT guards. They regularly do night patrols of this road and The Sand Dollar is the first property that they come to. The guards are therefore very protective of this property as well.

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Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Piarco international airport is about 1hr 20 min.
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
5 minutes drive towards Mayaro Village
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Ferry port is 2 hours drive away.
Nearest Golf
85 Miles
Moka Golf Course, Port of Spain, 2.5 hrs
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Azees restaurant towards Mayaro Village
Car: recommended

Sand Dollar apartments is located 2 minutes walk from the Atlantic coast. It's the longest beach in Trinidad, 13 miles of undisturbed beach, lined by coconut trees. The beach is scattered with sand dollars, chip chip, donkey eyes, shells, sea birds. This tends to be a very quiet stretch of beach largely undisturbed unless its a public holiday. The most beautiful time to be on the beach is just before sunrise. Always a breathtaking experience watching the sunrise across the ocean. Once its low tide the early morning finds many walkers, joggers, swimmers making use of the cooler temperatures.

Mid mornings often find fishermen coming in on their pirogues

with their nets full. Visitors are often invited to help pull the full nets in. They are often generously rewarded with a fish of their choice from the catch. Often a spectacular sight are the large black corbeaux , scavenger birds that feast on the carrion.

Mayaro is a great place for on shore fishing, fishing off the sand. A great place to bring a little cooler of drinks and a wide brimmed hat in order to sample the fruit de mer.

There are a few fresh water rivers on the stretch of beach that meet the sea during high tide. Its quite refreshing to wash the salt off on occasions.

About 6 miles , just past Mayaro junction you meet the Nariva river. Boat tours are offered for the interested visitor. There are manatees in this river as well as cayman, small alligators.

Mayaro is famous for its Saturday market. Vendors come from neighbouring villages to sell their goods. It's a very colourful, musical affair. However be prepared to start early; 5:30am because most vendors start packing up around 9:30am.

There are a variety of eating places available in Mayaro. There are the staple fast foods as well as some unique sit down restaurants. The Ranch, located just near the village is a great bar /restaurant with good music and a friendly atmosphere. There are also a few tasty roti places for lunch, a very filling Indian dish. For the less adventurous weekends bring out roadside BBQ's.

Mayaro is the perfect location to relax, de-stress and get away from it all.

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Rates & Availability

From $151 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago

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2 night minimum stay
$302
for 2 nights
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$151
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$158
Fri,Sat
$1,000
$3,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes A 50 % deposit of the total amount is required in order to secure your holiday booking.
The balance is to be paid on arrival. Deposits are paid into a local bank account in Trinidad.
The conversion website rates are found using www.currency.me.uk/convert/usd/gbp.
This website also offers conversion rates to TT dollars.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Chip Chipin Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , This is a bunk bed with double bed at the bottom.
  • The bedrooms are all air-conditioned with bedroom 2 being en-suite.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
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