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4 BEACHFRONT apartm. with Direct Beach Access and stunning view to the sunsets - Blue Bird

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights



Blue Bird

The apartment is located on the 1rst floor and from the porch it is a stunning view out to the Caribbean Sea.

About the property

Pride of Courland

The size of the apartments is approx. 85 m2 with one or two bedrooms, one bathroom, and livingroom

two bedrooms, one bathroom, living room combined with a kitchen. There is common access to the 2 bedrooms. When you look at the photos you will find the signs for the 4

apartments and how they look inside - he same with the video.

The bedrooms have queensize beds. The apartments have wifi, cable TV, air condition in all rooms, a well equipped kitchen and swimming pool. From the garden it is direct access to the beach.

From the porch it is a stunning view out to the Caribbean and the

breathtaking sunsets. In the garden among the tropical plants and flowers you can watch hummingbirds and other colourful birds, and you can walk out the gate from the garden and do snorkelling on the beach to look at colourful fishes. Between March and July the giant

leatherback turtles are coming up on this beach to lie their eggs -

normally in late evening or night when it is dark. On this time of the year the organisation SOS ( Save our seaturtles ) are patrolling the beach to make sure that nobody are interfering with the turtles.

The seaturtles are harmless and can weigh up to 1.100 pounds.

It is an amazing experience to watch these giants coming up in the moonshine, dig and lie their eggs, and then disappear in the dark glittering sea.

All our guests will be met at the airport and transported down to the apartments, and we will make sure that the fridge is filled with food and drinks by arrival intended for the first day support.

The housekeeper Theadora comes twice a week

for cleaning and changing bedsheets and towels.

After almost 23 years on Tobago, we have established an unique network that will benefit our guests.

More Details

Property Manager
Stein and Edel Foss
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, swedish, norwegian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Stein and Edel Foss

My wife and I are born and live in Norway in a little town called Skien - the same place as we grew up and went to school.

We are now both retired and spend lots of time in our house in Tobago.

Stein and Edel Foss purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Stein and Edel Foss chose Black Rock

My wife and I went to Tobago for the first time in 1993. We fell in love with the beautiful island and the people there, and continued our travelling to Tobago every year. In 2005 we were lucky to get the opportunity to purchase a piece of land almost on the beach by the Caribbean Sea. The same year we build our house on the premises. By now we have travelled back and forth to Tobago for 20 years. The name ' Pride of Courland ' was

taken from the old wooden house that were on the premises before we built our new house.

What makes this apartment unique

The place is unique and has a breathtaking view out to the Caribbean Sea and the sunsets you can enjoy from the porch.

The coconut trees overhanging the beach together with a wide variety of colourful birds, a lush garden with tropical plants and flowers combined with the sound from the sea.

Available Rentals

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We do not charge any deposit. Full payment 1 month before arrival.
For the Christmas Season we have a min. stay at 14 nights, but exceptions can be done.
Cancellation policy:

62 - 42 days before arrival: 50%
41 - 28 days before arrival: 60%
27 - 14 days before arrival: 80%
Less than 14 days before arrival: 100%


Black Rock Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • The master bedroom is spacious and has a large double ( Queen ) bed. It has air condition and ceiling fan. The baby cot is a folding type. The second bedroom has a double-decker with a large double ( Queen ) bed below and a single bed on the top. There is common access to the two bedrooms. The bedroom has air condition and ceiling fan.
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The apartment is suitable for 2 couples, or 1 couple together with 1 - 3 children For December month we have a min. rental at 14 nights


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Blue Bird
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

A perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Our overall impression of Pride of Courland is that it couldn´t be better. It is wonderful to have the opportunity to stay so Close to the beach. The property, the owners and the staff are all very welcoming!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Many thanks for all your nice words. They encourage us to strenghten our efforts to bring Pride of Courland even to a higher level of comfort for our guests. You are welcome back to Pride of Courland any time. Kind regards Edel & Stein
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The Woodlands, Texas

Wonderful property and wonderful experience.

  • 5 of 5

Exquisite property on pristine (long walk and swim) beach. Owners and staff very knowledgeable and helpful. Had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much - reviews like this just make us happy, because we feel that we have succeeded in making our guests holiday enjoyable and memorable - Thank you ! Mr. and Mrs. Foss
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Apartment is beautiful, clean, and has all the necessary amenities.

  • 5 of 5

The Foss' are very polite hosts. Their driver picked us up at the airport and was very friendly. The housekeeper went way out of her way to help us identify places to go. The pool is lovely and the sound of the waves heavenly.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mr. And Mrs. Hutchinson Many thanks for your nice review. We welcome you back to Pride of Courland any time. Kind regards Mr. and Mrs. Foss
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Which way to the beach today?

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a beach, then there are two spectacular choices, one to the left and one to the right, within a short stroll. If you want more, or want to explore what else the island offers you really need a car or to use taxis, as public transport can be a bit hit or miss. The property was as advertised except the laundry machines are no longer available for use, although a laundry service was offered. The apartment was ideal for us as a couple, but be aware that the second bedroom is accessed through the master bedroom so the property may not be suitable for two couples. Local shops are within walking distance and offer the basic supplies. You need to travel further if a greater range is sought. There are numerous fruit stalls along the main road that offer fresh fruit and vegetables. For restaurants you need to travel further. We used the apartment as a base for exploring the island and would find places to eat on our travels. The rain forest, Little Tobago, the Adventure Park and the boardwalk at Petit Trou were for us some of the highlights. Driving is not for the faint-hearted, just take your time. Theodora and the team keep the apartments clean and the garden tidy.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Many thanks for reviewing our holidayapartment.. Just to correct a little mistake - laundryservice is available, but you have to ask our housekeeper Theadora. she will do it for a reasonable cost at 30 TT$ pr. load, we always inform about that. We had to stop guests from using the laundrymachines because many misused them and caused trouble and high maintenance costs. We will also inform that one of Tobagos best restaurants - The Sea Horse Inn is within walking distance from the apartment. To drive or not to drive will be a personal choice, but if you take your time it is ok. Concerning the access to the second bedroom it is informed about that on our webside, but most of the time we have 4 guests in the apartment -couples/friends and we never had any complains about that, but it will always be a personal decission if you like it or not. After all, we hope you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Mr. and Mrs. Foss
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Moss, Norway

Spacious apartments in wonderful surrondings

  • 5 of 5

To Mr and Mrs Foss,

We had an absolutely wonderful 2 weeks stay at "Pride of Coreland"! The "Royal Tern" and "Blue Bird" apartments were perfect for us. They were spacious (with high ceilings), and especially the youngsters were very happy for the excelent intenet connection :-). In addition, you really have a lovely garden and a beautiful seafront.

We appreciated that we stayed in a neighborhood where we could experience the authentic life at Tobago. And we were so grateful that Theodora helped us to buy a local Christmas dinner and that she made curry fish for. Please give her our warmest regards!

Thank you again - we will recommend you to all our friends here in Norway!

Best regards from families Lindkjenn and Hagerupsen-Hansen

Moss, Norway

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi We thank you very much for your nice words, and we welcome you back any time, any day. Kind regards Edel & Stein
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Great location - Ocean view !

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at the two ground floor Apartments. This must be one of the best locations for a holiday rental villa. We were a Family of 6, With grandparents, parents and grandchildren. We all enjoyed the stay and had a wonderful time, at the pool, at the Beach and exploring the island. The locals are really pleasant and we were invited to harvest at the neighbour's house, a great experience. The crew With Steve, Washi and the fantastic housekeeper Theadora made everything go smoothly from pickup until dropping us off at the airport when leaving. Fresh Fish and lobster supplied by another neighbour made, tasted fantastic.

We got to see the leatherback turtles coming on the Beach, a wonderful experience.

We will recommend this Place to all who are looking for a tranquil Place on the lovely Beach.

Hans and Family from Norway.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. Hans G. With Family We feel happy that you enjoyed Your stay at Pride of Courland. and we welcome you back any time. Your review make us feel that we have a good "Crew " down" here and we appreciate Your nice comments. Mr.. and Mrs. Foss
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Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
ANR Robinson Int. Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Michaels Bar
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Scarborough Town
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Mt. Irvine Golfcourse
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Claud Noel Highway
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Sea Horse Inn
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Great Courland Beach
Car: recommended

Diving and snorkelling, birdwatching hummingbirds, pelicans, fregatebirds and a great variety of sugar birds and watching the giant leather back turtles lying their eggs in the darkness on the beach just outside our yard in the period March - July.