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Moonlight Mountain

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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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 gro...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, a perfect spot for viewing the wildlife or just relaxing under the stars. The cathedral ceiling in the main living area gives the spacious main living area a wonderful sense of peace and calm.Three of the four bedrooms in the main house have verandas with hammocks and views out to sea.The shuttered windows in the master suite open to a view of rolling hills and the sea.There is a self contained studio apartment, ideal for a couple who like their own space. and a yoga studio for those who practise!More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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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
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

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

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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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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 var...
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
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