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Moonlight Mountain

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5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Scarborough, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
Moonlight Mountain is built along traditional lines, it is what is called in the Caribbean a gingerbread house - a reference to the decorative fretwork which adorns the outside. Set in what used to be agricultural land and designed to catch the sea breezes, it has its own fruit trees, a nature trail through rainforest and a bamboo grove. A couple of steps from the kitchen door and ,depending on the season,you can pick your own fresh fruit for breakfast.Beyond the garden a gently sloping path leads you to a nature trail that winds through rainforest and a grove of graceful bamboo.
In amongst the hills and gullies of rural Tobago and surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, the detached position makes it a haven for the local bird life. Over forty species can be seen around the house and grounds. Overlooking the rainforest is a wooden deck,...
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Listing #HL129883
About the Owner
Ginny P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:82%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

You're on top of a mountain in Tobago. A beautiful breeze blows constantly - no need for AC. The house is spacious and well laid out with lots of room. Loved it! Being Tobago, it's easy to go everywhere.

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Passport671980
moonlightIdlewild, VR Owner at Moonlight Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you for those comments, Alan! we look forward to welcoming you again.

A FlipKey verified reviewer
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 December 2016


Date of stay: December 2016
moonlightIdlewild, VR Owner at Moonlight Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (3)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    3 Showers
    3 Twins
    1 Bunk
    3 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 764 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note: Studio apartment (2) can be rented seperately.
Low season : Sept 13 - December 15 - £350 per week.
Mid season- May 1- Sept 12 - 450 per week
High season: December 16 - May 1 - £550 per week

Preferred method of payment- Pay Pal / or directly into bank account.
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About the neighbourhood
There are various boat trips we can book for you in advance - for exploring this end of the island, snorkelling with BBQ and a dip in Nylon Pool. the lagoon in the middle of the sea, or, for the more adventurous snorkeller, to Cotton Bay, only reachable by boat, Or, for the intrepid sailor, a day in a pirogue (local fishing boat) from Castara to Pirates Bay, catching your lunch along the way and then BBQ on the beach. We recommend a Castara based family run company,Ali Baba Tours, for this magical day out. For those who love to sail, Island Girl Tours will wing you to a quiet anchorage for a gourmet lunch on board. Other watersports , wind & kite surfing are available at Pigeon Point and there are several scuba diving companies based around the island.

For boat enthusiasts, there are...
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How to get there
Flights to Tobago from London Gatwick with BA & Virgin. Thomas Cook now fly directly from Manchester in high season (Nov to April). Newmont Travel websites also have offers Caribbean Airlines fly direct from New York every Sunday . Caribbean Airlines from Miami, New York and Toronto via Trinidad. Caribbean Airlines fly to Grenada, Barbados and Antigua . Transfer to & from the airport possible on weekly bookings. Moonlight Mountain is just 20 minutes from the airport & five from the ferry.We recommend jeep/car hire
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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