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STUNNING SEA & FOREST VIEWS, CLOSE TO THE BAY & BEACH

Bea Sargent

Speaks English, Spanish
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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Bea Sargent

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STUNNING SEA & FOREST VIEWS, CLOSE TO THE BAY & BEACH

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Tobago - Essex Cottage

Cottage and guest house with pool, birds and nature trails

High on a cliff overlooking the sea, Essex Cottage commands one of Tobago’s finest views of the Caribbean in one direction and the Rain Forrest Reserve in the other. Just a short walk from the beach in the picturesque fishing village of Parlatuvier, this area is considered one of the loveliest on the island. Guests can enjoy the mesmerizing crashing of waves against the rocks, daily migrations of frigate birds as they cruise along the coast, or listen to the cries of the cocricos, chatter of the parrots, and songs of other island birds. The property, shared with Gloucester Place Guest House, is bounded by a river on one side and the sea on the other. It contains an infinity edge pool overlooking the sea, gardens that include mature coconut palms, mango and other fruit trees, and lots of banana plants. Paths lead along the hillside past the fruit trees, down to Creighton River and our own water fall and swimming hole. The Main Ridge Forest trail is just 10 minutes away.

Details for holiday cottage Essex Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

Essex cottage is built on two levels. On the main level of there is a bed room with a queen bed and a full bath, with plenty of closet space to store and hang your clothing. The kitchen is equipped with full size appliances, including a microwave oven, coffee maker and toaster. In the sitting area there is a large bookcase with nearly 100 books to chose from. The best spot to socialize is the porch overlooking the sea that has 4 very comfortable chairs, a table, and a bird feeder that has attracted over 32 species of birds. The cottage is perched on top of the hillside and the shutters along the entire west side open onto a spectacular view of tree tops with the Caribbean sea in the background. Downstairs is the second bedroom with twin beds and its own bath, dressing area, closet and bureau and space to add an extra bed. The path from the lower level leads directly to the pool, then continues down the hillside to our own river waterfall, pool and eventually to the sea.
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed

Bea Sargent

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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Reviews

5
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

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Stunning sea & forest views, close to the bay & beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Stunning sea & forest views, close to the bay & beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401765
+1 868 639-5476
Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
5

WARM AND WELCOMING HOSTS IN PARADISE

  • 5 out of 5
The island of Tobago is a most wonderful getaway with Parlatuvier Bay being one of our favorite bays on the island. The vacation gods must have overseen our choice of accommodations as we fell into the perfect location with a breathtaking view and amazingly hospitable hosts. Bea & Winn not only offered a home cooked dinner on our first night of arrival, but provided excellent hiking, snorkeling and sightseeing suggestions. They lent us snorkel gear, helped us exchange money and Bea personally escorted us to a local trail head, where their Wonderdog led us on a trek up waterfalls and through dense foliage. The modestly priced cottage at Gloucester Place offered a peaceful and breathtaking view of palms, banana trees, vivid flowering plants and the distant sea. Winn brought us fresh fruits in the morning from their property. We loved the open air kitchen and bedroom that provided just enough privacy. Downstairs was another more private bedroom for our friends, but most of our time “at home” was spent on the deck relaxing, reading and enjoying happy hour. The cottage stay is not for those who expect air conditioning , but then I would recommend staying at the main house. The dipping pool, available to all guests, was quite refreshing! The only pitfall with the open air cottage was the loud bus that rolled past around 7:30 am, but the birds were already singing for us at that hour. The Gloucester Place was perfect for our party of 4 who were more interested in exploring the beauty of the island and meeting the locals than frequenting the busy tourist spots near the airport. There were plenty of beautiful beaches nearby with excellent snorkeling and tasty local food. You could hike from Gloucester Place down steep stone steps to Parlatuvier Bay where we bought fresh fish when the fishing boats docked and enjoyed “liming” with the locals to calypso music. Castara offered fun beach dining with steel drums, limbo and a drum circle. Bea and Winn are active in the community tutoring the children; so at the mention of their names, the locals took care of us. Our hosts were like having a personal friend/travel agent/tour guide all wrapped up in one. We so enjoyed their company, but they were careful to maintain their guests’ privacy. We highly recommend The Gloucester Place and cottage because it is a most lovely place to vacation, but it is so because Bea and and Winn have the special gift of welcoming, caring for and enjoying their guests. Relax and take in Tobago!!
  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Stunning sea & forest views, close to the bay & beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401765
+1 868 639-5476
Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
London
5

TROPICAL PARADISE WITH A DIFFERENCE

  • 5 out of 5
My wife, 21 month old daughter and I stayed in Essex Cottage for two weeks during our honeymoon in April and in a nutshell, we had the best possible time!
Essex Cottage is fantastic; it’s located in Parlatuvier which is a beautiful fishing village on the north-east part of the island. We traveled around the island for two weeks and this is the real Tobago! If you want resorts and busy beaches then you’re better off staying near the airport but if you want a bit of quiet, local walks in the rain forest, friendly locals, wildlife, amazing quiet beaches then this is simply the place to be. It’s also located not far from Castara if you want a bit more life but nothing too touristy.
Essex Cottage is great, well kitted out and furnished, clean, incredible views and Bea and Win are great hosts. They are very knowledge about the area and helped us organise car hire and various excursions. We had a meal cooked by Bea on a couple of occasions and the food was wonderful. We also used their grill to cook chicken and fish (purchased very cheaply from the local fisherman). We used the pool a lot which is great and has the best views. The landscaped gardens are amazing and very well looked after.
Thanks so much Bea and Win for making our stay so enjoyable.
  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Stunning sea & forest views, close to the bay & beach
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401765
+1 868 639-5476
Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
London
5

AN AMAZING PLACE!

  • 5 out of 5
My wife, 21 month old daughter and I stayed in Essex Cottage for two weeks during our honeymoon in April and in a nutshell, we had the best possible time!

Essex Cottage is fantastic; it’s located in Parlatuvier which is a beautiful fishing village on the north-east part of the island. We travelled around the island for two weeks and this is the real Tobago! If you want resorts and busy beaches then you’re better off staying near the airport but if you want a bit of quiet, local walks in the rain forest, friendly locals, wildlife, amazing quiet beaches then this is simply the place to be. It’s also located not far from Castara if you want a bit more life but nothing too touristy.

Essex Cottage is great, well kitted out and furnished, clean, incredible views and Bea and Win are great hosts. They are very knowledge about the area and helped us organise car hire and various excursions. We had a meal cooked by Bea on a couple of occasions and the food was wonderful. We also used their grill to cook chicken and fish (purchased very cheaply from the local fisherman). We used the pool a lot which is great and has the best views. The landscaped gardens are amazing and very well looked after.

. Thanks so much Bea and Win for making our stay so enjoyable.
  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Crown Point
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Scarborough
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Parlatuvier & Englishman's Bay
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Mt. Irvine
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Riverside
Car: recommended

Near the best beaches on the island and only minutes from the Main Ridge Forest Reserve, guests at Gloucester Place & Essex Cottage can enjoy bathing, snorkeling, trekking, bird watching and exploring the most beautiful area on the island. The village is known for its fishing and has changed little over the last 40 years. It is located between the island's world class scuba diving sites. Rest, read, relax and enjoy the view, sunbathe by the pool, or walk along the rivers to hidden water falls and forest glens. Meet the fishermen on the jetty when they come in with their catch, or try fishing yourself from a local pirogue or at the end of the jetty at sunset.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage on Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago

Notes

  • High Season rate for renting just one bedroom is $130/night, and for both bedrooms is $170/night.

    Low Season rates are $100 and $130 respectively.

    Discounts are given for stay of 10 nights or longer.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Safe
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Broadband Access
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is an ample supply of hot water for both bath rooms in the cottage. The shower stalls are custom designed and roomy. Top quality towels and bath mats are used in each. We also provide separate towels for the pool or beach. Hair dryers are available.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • To insure maximum comfort, both bedrooms have fitted mosquito nets as well as ceiling and standing fans. There are tables with reading lamps by each side of the double bed upstairs and by each of the twin beds downstairs. Quality bed sheets and feather pillows are used in both bed rooms.
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Bicycles
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay
  • forests
  • naturist beach
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • bay fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • diving
Notes:
For more photos and details, go to our web site - please ask us for details.