Private Caribbean Retreat

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Moments is not your typical vacation resort. Nestled in the hills of Scarborough, Tobago, situated northeast of its twin island Trinidad, this beautifully appointed villa offers you a home away from home on this small lush Caribbean island replete with rainforests, waterfalls and pristine beaches. Tobago is not your usual touristy island. Tourism does not feel imposed on this country; the island is beautifully defined by its unique local life.

Come here to relax, replenish or rejuvenate. Come with your spouse or partner to rekindle a romance. Come to start, finish or edit your book. (contact us ref. writers packages). Moments features two elegant bedroom suites, each with a private master bath and gorgeous ocean views. You will find a fully appointed kitchen with dining sitting areas that open to a semi-circular porch for sitting, reading or just gazing at the vast ocean view. For guests seeking to reserve both bedrooms the rate is $150 per night. Please contact the owner directly for other longer term rates.

Two steps down and you are in the Jacuzzi for a soothing water massage under the sun or the moon or in the pool for an invigorating or relaxing swim. Moments surrounds you in tranquility and natural beauty day and night. Moments is close to many open stretches of beach, however, it is recommended that you plan to rent a car or hire a driver for the length of your stay or for day trips. 'Tranquility'-

Tobago is luxuriantly forested with an abundant water supply and mountainous terrain marked by waterfalls and mountain pools along the courses of its many small rivers. Protecting Tobago's coastline is mile after mile of coral reef harbouring a wide variety of marine life which feeds on the fertile convergence of two seas. The mean annual temperature is 32 degrees C (89 degrees F) with an average rainfall of 200 cm (40 inches). Dry season is from January to May and wet season from June to December. Significantly, Tobago is outside of the hurricane belt. See

Keywords: Beaches, Relax, Replenish or Rejuvenate, Breath Taking Views, Rainbows, Eco-tourism, Diving, Snorkeling


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Senior Adults Only Community:

    Ground floor facility available for senior adult guests. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    infants are fine, toddlers may be okay but there is a hill, a pool and Jacuzzi and outdoor tub and shower....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    Outdoor shower for pool has built in tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathrooms have walk-in showers and outside shower has built in tub.

Other Amenities

  • Jacuzzi / View of Ocean, Outdoor Shower and Tub for Aromatherapy, in Season Fruit on Grounds. See


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining table is in great room, separate from the living room and kitchen areas. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and table linens ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great room with dining area, living room and kitchen open to front deck that has sink and refrigerator....moreless

  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    easy street parking immediately in front of the compound....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Guest parking area is inside the gate atop the hill...moreless

  • Telephone:

    We provide guests who live outside the Caribbean with a cell phone. You can load any amount of time on the phone....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    bath and beach...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer are available for guests to use...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available:

    Shore Things Restaurant will deliver lunches and dinners upon request. There is a delivery charge, additional....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    single cup steep coffee maker and an 8 cup automatic coffee maker available....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    kitchen is fully equipped with utensils and china, glassware, pots, pans, etc....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Dish soap, cleaning fluids, rags, garbage bags, are provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2)There is an outdoor refrigerator near the pool. And a refrigerator in the kitchen...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    toaster oven can be used to heat small items if you don't use a microwave....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor bar with sink and refigerator/freezer with 2 decks and two hammocks...moreless

  • Golf:

    Two large hotels have golf courses open to the general public for fee. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    local companies have tours. Information available in guest book and at tourist center at airport. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    flowering plants abound on the property, uphill and down hill and along the boundary lines ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie Boards are available for your use....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Next to pool can accommodate 4-6 people....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    with separate Jacuzzi. Only paying guests use these facilities and only your party is on the property when you rent the villa....moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • processing reservation $50
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed through your 50% deposit.

Rate for 1bedrooms is $100 per night.

Please note, stays of 14 to 29 days are at a rate of $85 per night. Cancellations within 60 days will incur a 50% fee from the deposit amount.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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6 Miles
Nearest Airport
crown point
0.05 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blue Horizon Hotel 2 blocks
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Claude Noel Highway
0.05 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Havana Cafe 2 blocks
0.05 Miles
Nearest Beach
Minister Bay

Car: Recommended

Both the Atlantic and Caribbean beaches on the island have wonderful waves for boogey boarding year round. Guests may borrow boogey boards from Moments. Argyle Falls in Roxborough is a nature preserve with luxuriant mutli-level falls with swimming ponds on several levels. Exotic birds fill the surrounding forest.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: I have over 30 years of experience in Real Estate and Community Development.

Why the Owner Chose Bacolet:
We chose to build in this location because of the weather and being outside of hurricane belt. The property is on a hillside overlooking the Atlantic ocean with a magnificent view up the island and a wide angle view of the rainforest. high on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, with a view of the northern coast of Trinidad. The trade winds provide natural and constant breezes and the waters surrounding the island as wonderfully clean and refreshing.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
It's short walk to beaches, a 5-minute drive to town. It is quiet, private and secure. You can choose to be in the mix of traffic and activity by going 1 mile into town or remain at home, lounging on the decks, swimming in the pool or luxuriating in the Jacuzzi. Owner/representative on property.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Villa, pool and Jacuzzi

    Villa, pool and Jacuzzi

  • Living room, kitchen and dining area

    Living room, kitchen and dining area

  • So close you can touch it. Rainbows abound in Tobago

    So close you can touch it. Rainbows abound in Tobago

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Need to write?  Use the desk in your bedroom

    Need to write? Use the desk in your bedroom

  • Shower


  • Minister Bay, a short walk from Moments

    Minister Bay, a short walk from Moments

  • The end of another perfect day in Tobago. Sunset on Beach

    The end of another perfect day in Tobago. Sunset on Beach

  • Just lying around. lower level outside living area

    Just lying around. lower level outside living area

  • Double rainbows seen from the pool deck.

    Double rainbows seen from the pool deck.

  • close up view of the kitchen

    close up view of the kitchen

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • another view of the water from your bedroom

    another view of the water from your bedroom

  • Bathroom


  • Commode and Shower view

    Commode and Shower view

  • Growing our own pineapples

    Growing our own pineapples

  • another rainbow

    another rainbow

VRBO #328066

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 28, 2015

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