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~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of ~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~

Entire home

~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~

8.6/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Ocean view
Castara, Englishman's Bay, Tobago

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEnglishman's Bay1 min walk
  • Popular LocationTobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve15 min walk
  • Popular LocationCastara Beach5 min drive
  • AirportTobago (TAB-A.N.R. Robinson Intl.)64 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Parlatuvier, this cottage is in a rural area and by the sea. Fort Bennett and Fort King George are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Englishman's Bay and Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve. Scuba diving and snorkeling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and ecotours nearby.

What's nearby

  • Englishman's Bay - 1 min walk
  • Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve - 15 min walk
  • Castara Beach - 5 min drive
  • Argyle Waterfall - 65 min drive
  • Argyle Falls - 68 min drive

Getting around

  • Tobago (TAB-A.N.R. Robinson Intl.) - 63 min drive


  • Eula's Restaurant - 12 min walk
  • Wallace Bar - 4 min drive
  • Clay Kitchen - 5 min drive
  • Shirma's Café - 5 min drive
  • Paradise Point - 5 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~

Bayside cottage with kitchen and patio
The cottage is set amid 3 acres of lushly landscaped grounds overlooking Englishman's Bay. It is a five minute walk to the beach and provides easy access to nature trails through the rain forest that lead to water falls with dipping pools.

Arbor Cottage has 2 bedrooms which can provide accommodation for up to 4 persons. Arbor cottage features carefully crafted woodwork that glows with a honey-like tone. It is an "open house" with banks of windows that seem to draw in the gardens. It has six foot roof overhangs, high ceilings and ceiling fans that help keep the interior cool and breezy. The accommodations include two bedrooms with a connecting bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with all amenities. The focal feature of the living room is a twelve foot long window seat overlooking the gardens and the sea beyond. Behind the kitchen is a shade garden for barbequing or just 'liming'. It is an "outdoor room", with a flagstone terrace, field stone walls and "roofed over" with an arbor and shade trees.

Guest accommodations at this cottage offer coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Kimberly Bernard



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Property is kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Car required


  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster


  • Dining table


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedsheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Dining table
  • Living room

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace


  • Washing machine


  • No pets allowed


  • Designated smoking areas

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near the sea
  • On the bay

Things to do

  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/bodyboarding nearby
  • Swimming nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher


  • 1 room
  • Sleeps 2
  • Unit size: 500 square feet (46 square meters)

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Minimum check-in age - 21

Special check-in instructions

The front desk hours vary at this property
Guests must contact the property for check-in information
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions
Check-out time is flexible; to make arrangements, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host (a party not acting within their trade, business or profession).
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~ Cottage
~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~ Parlatuvier
~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~ Cottage Parlatuvier

Frequently asked questions

Is ~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~ pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

Where is ~ Arbor ~ Cottage ~ located?

Situated by the sea, this cottage is within 1 mi (2 km) of Englishman's Bay and Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve. Castara Beach is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.




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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


8/10 Good

Verified traveler

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Nice rustic location, quiet and relaxing. The openness cause some dusty floors which made for dirty feet
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

6/10 Okay

Richard M.

I enjoyed my stay but...
With a bit more attention to detail this could be a wonderful place to stay. Despite good rapport with Kimberly, the owner, it was not quite as relaxing as I had hoped. I booked for 11 nights but could only stay 8 due to being double booked. The house is in a lovely setting and the kitchen has everything you might need. Visitors should be aware that the outside doors do not lock, there is no window glass and no security safe so you should take your valuables with you every time you leave. The family's dogs are adorable when they are not barking and will lay at your feet, but will walk off with all your socks so put them in a drawer, especially the sweaty ones from a day walking the enchanting forest and waterfalls. Chacalaka birds and whistling frogs entertain you at night and the bugs stay out somehow. The lovely beach has one restaurant serving wholesome food til 4.30 and is 12 mins brisk walk downhill, 17 mins back. I chose Sunday and Tuesday as quiet planning days on my laptop but I was not told about the planned power out on Sunday or that the gardener would be strimming at high decibels on Tuesday for 8 hours from 6.30 in the morning, so both these days were wasted. The shower was only hot once, the controls kept falling to pieces and the water failed completely on my last night but was soon mended, though it meant I lost my planned night in Castara listening to drummers. The cheap and uncomfy pillows (one each) really show that the attention to detail the designer put in to the property has been lost in the letting and so at present the property is overpriced. Rent a car if you are going to stay here. The amazing Corbin Wildlife Park near Mason Hall is then in easy reach and is a must for all travellers and best explored on your own rather than a tour group. Here Tobago's David Attenborough, Roy Corbin, will guide you through his efforts to restock the wildlife of Tobago. You will get very up close and personal with caiman, amadillos, possum, Sally painters, agouti, boa constrictors and the one remaining ocelot in Trinidad and Tobago.
Stayed 11 nights in Feb 2020

8/10 Good

Beth M.

Beautiful location and accommodations with a few areas of improvement needed.
My partner and I stayed in Bayview for a week and loved the setting and views and amenities. The ambiance was fantastic and most of our needs were met. Some improvements that would have made our personal stay more comfortable are as follows: The kitchen should absolutely have a coffee maker. We made our coffee using a strainer over the blender each morning which was inconvenient at best. The unit should include a blow dryer. The owner graciously lent us one from the main house which we greatly appreciated. The bed is particularly uncomfortable and two pillows would be nice. The barking dogs are a real issue however. I know they present a feeling of security overall, but not when they are allowed to bark all night and at all hours. Is someone lurking or not? And who can sleep?
Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2017

10/10 Excellent

Peggy B., South Dartmouth, MA

Quiet and beautiful
We loved our stay in Richard Hayton's cottage on his beautifully landscaped property. The cottage is open, airy and well equipped. Up on a hill we could listen to the waves in Englishman's Bay. The beach is gorgeous and practically deserted. Nearby Castara is a charming small town with some very good restaurants. Our hosts were friendly and helpful. I hope we have an opportunity to visit Tobago again. If we do we would definitely stay in this cottage again.
Stayed 9 nights in Feb 2017

10/10 Excellent

Alida C.

Great Cottage
This little cottage was perfect for the two of us. The kitchen was modern and had everything we needed, the bed room was small but had lots of hanging and draw space for both of our things, the bathroom was very clean and the shower was spacious. Dominique and Rick are very nice and were always available to answer any questions we had. The location is also very nice, a close drive to all the beaches we like yet, still very private to give you the escape. We would certainly stay there again.
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2016

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveler

Cottage 1- Bay view Cottage
Good morning, This place was beautiful Rick is a really nice guy. If you plan on staying there and you fly into Trinidad book a flight to Tobago the ferry is a nightmare.... Don't get a car or do anything with out speaking to Rick first...
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2016