This list will be an invaluable guide to every reader planning a holiday or vacation on Tobago, the jewel of the Caribbean. These accommodations, tour operators, services and organisations are all highly reputable and represent some of the best accommodation on the island. We highly recommend these services. Click on the title line to visit their website.
Self-catering vacation rental villas are an increasingly popular and affordable choice of those planning a holiday on Tobago. The island has in excess of 150 rental properties ranging in price from the super-luxury to the very most basic.
So, where do you start? Well, the myTobago Guide to Tobago Villas is the most obvious place. This site provides links to listings of every Tobago vacation rental villa and comprehensive reviews of many highly recommended properties.
Hidden Cottage is a traditional wooden house nestled into the hillside in Castara, backed by luxuriant rainforest and yet just a few minutes walk from one of Tobago nicest beaches and the shops and facilities of the main village.
The house is divided into a large 3-bedroom apartment plus a smaller air-conditioned studio apartment.
Kapinjala is a luxury four bedroom villa situated on a hillside within the old Arnos Vale Sugar Plantation Estate. The house overlooks the beautiful Arnos Vale Bay, the Caribbean Sea and Buccoo Reef, offering panoramic views that are almost without equal in Tobago.
Passing through the property’s electric gates you will enter a large driveway and car port area where you will encounter, during your stay, our resident hummingbirds feeding on the nectar of the flora.
Sheppy’s Den is a highly individual and comfortable four-bedroom vacation rental villa on the sun-kissed island of Tobago, the jewel in the Caribbean crown. Located in Bacolet Park, a new and sought-after development on the outskirts of capital, Scarborough, the villa offers a wonderful base from which to explore our beautiful island. Gorgeous Bacolet Bay and beach is just a 2-minute drive away and the centre of Scarborough just a few minutes more.
The Mahi Mahi Suite is a wonderfully appointed 3-bedroom luxury self-catering luxury apartment located in the prestigous Black Rock Dreams development right beside glorious Grafton Beach at Black Rock village. The fully air-conditioned apartment offers the very highest levels of accommodation with spectacular views over the beach and Caribbean Sea.
Literally beside the sand, better locations for a beach holiday would be hard to find! Simply step outside of your building, open the gate and step directly onto one of the most beautiful beaches the island has to offer. Lined with palm trees and frequented by tropical birds, Grafton Beach is wonderful for strolling, swimming, surfing, snorkelling, fishing and turtle watching.
Shepherd’s Inn is a friendly 20-room hotel in the popular Crown Point region of Tobago. The hotel and it's associated restaurant, Betsy's Hope Restaurant, are situated close to the airport and to the most popular beaches on Tobago, such as Store Bay and world-famous Pigeon Point. The location offers easy access to all the popular activities and features of the popular Crown Point area. Scarborough is just a short drive away. It would be difficult to find a better base from which to tour this stunning Caribbean island.
Located within a five minute drive of Mount Irvine beach, Bijou des Caraibes is a popular apartment house offering two studio apartments, a one-bedroom apartment and a two-bedroom apartment.
We enjoyed a far too brief stay at Bijou Des Caraibes during our 2003 visit to Tobago and totally endorse all the rave reviews we have read about this small establishment. The accommodation is relatively no-frills, but comfortable. The hospitality from owner Judy Gemmet is second to none. Its no wonder that guests return time after time.
Radical Sports are Tobago’s only professional windsurf and water sports centre. They offer the full range of fun and exciting water sport activities for all ages and all levels of experience. From beginners to the most experienced of water sports enthusiasts our location provides the perfect conditions for all. Radical Sports Tobago is located at the northern tip of Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago. Tobago is the ultimate windsurfing location for couples or families with mixed abilities.
Located on the secure gated Sanctuary Villa Resort development, Tosca is a lovely three-bedroom semi-detached villa that will sleep eight people in very great comfort. All bedroom are air-conditioned and fully ensuite.
Tosca is situated on the edge of the estate and directly adjacent to the Grafton Caledonia Bird Sanctuary. This has a wonderful impact on bird life in the area. Grafton Beach is only a five minute walk away and the villa has its own plunge pool. The owner’s 4x4 Daihatsu Terios is included in the rental and the villa ideally located to explore the island.
Cuffie River Nature Retreat, a romantic and secluded tropical rainforest and exotic birding resort located at the edge of Tobago's main ridge - the oldest protected tropical rainforest in the western hemisphere. Enjoy exotic birding and tropical rainforest tours, romantic and secluded weddings, honeymoon and anniversary experiences, comfortable accommodation, wonderful cooking and personalized service. Our romantic and secluded resort offers opportunities for adventure vacations, unique and romantic wedding and honeymoon experiences, rainforest adventure tours and exotic birding in a tropical rainforest setting.
Since incorporation in 1998, Yes Tourism has become the most popular destination management service on Tobago. They provide local representation for a number of smaller specialist package holiday operators, but have managed to retain the friendly persona of a smaller more personalised service.
Their services include accommodation reservations and they provide an online booking service for car and jeep rental with the best rental agencies on the island. They also operate a range of special and general interest sightseeing tours. They are truly a one-stop destination management service.
The Blue Haven Hotel is Tobago's only luxury boutique hotel. This superb 55-room hotel is located beside a picture-postcard beach and bay in a quiet and prestigous residential area near Tobago's capital town, Scarborough. It is ideally located to explore all of this beautiful island with its ancient protected rainforest and untouched beaches.
The Blue Haven has been a popular choice with Royalty and film stars for many decades, but has been brought fully up-to-date in recent years under new management.
New for 2007, Gloucester Place is a unique small up-market guest house located on the hillside above beautiful Parlatuvier Bay and village. Offering just four double rooms on bed and breakfast terms, you are assured a warm and hospitable welcome and stay from American owners Bea and Win.
The guest house only operates from December to May, during the peak high season months. During the low-season summer months, the property can be rented as a 4-bedroom air-conditioned self-contained rental villa.
Tobago provides visitors with a wide choice of self-catering vacation apartments and condominiums; something to suit every taste and budget. No matter what grade of accommodation you are looking for, the most outstanding feature of holidaying on Tobago is the warm, friendly and genuinely hospitable personality of the local staff who make you feel truly welcome on their beautiful island - whatever the level of accommodation.
This site lists summary information on almost every holiday apartment that Tobago has on offer.
Sheppy's Auto Rental have established an unsurpassed reputation for personal levels of service and, as a result, have become one of the largest car rental services on Tobago. Judging by the visitor comments in various online forums, they are clearly the most popular with visitors. The firm offers top quality reliable holiday rental vehicles, 4x4 jeeps/SUVs, motorcycles, mopeds and scooters as well as larger utility vehicles and minibuses. They offer a delivery and collection service across the island.
myTobago is the definitive tourist guide to Tobago, boasting a readership greater than the combined total of every other website on, or exclusively about, Tobago.
This non-commercial website offers unbiased opinion, advice and review of every type of accommodation. In fact it offers the ONLY complete listing of hotels, guest houses, inns, holiday rental apartment, cottages, houses, luxury villas, restaurants, car rental agencies, sightseeing tour operators – in fact, of every type of business related to tourism on the island. The site also features a very active reader discussion forum where visitors post their own holiday reports, opinion and advice or ask questions in preparation for their vacation on the island.
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