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Spacious, Family Friendly, Top Floor, 3 Bedroom Apartment on the Beach

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Open plan, 3 Bedroom apartment with stunning views looking over the Private Tropical Gardens and Pool and along Graf

Blue Marlin is the largest of the eight prestigious Black Rock Dreams apartments, located on Grafton Beach, one of Tobago’s finest. Located in a secure compound, it is surrounded by tropical gardens that boasts a swimming pool and private access to Grafton beach. The top floor apartment is well equipped with three bedrooms, air-conditioning throughout and only 20 minutes drive from the airport. There are a handful of lovely restaurants within walking distance and three supermarkets, all within 10 minutes drive!!!


Owner
Elizabeth Sloper
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Elizabeth Sloper

The Hammon Family have owned the Black Rock Dreams apartment since 2005 and have enjoyed many relaxing holidays here with friends and family.

Elizabeth Sloper purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Elizabeth Sloper chose Black Rock

Blue marlin is in a stunning location and striking views of one of the best beaches in Tobago. Very spacious living area makes having the family around in comfort.

What makes this apartment unique

Most spectacular view of one of the nicest beaches on the island of Tobago. With a large balcony and enough seating for the family to relax and watch the sun setting over the sea, with a beastly cold drink in your hand. The perfect end to a day in 'paradise'

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Black Rock in Western Tobago

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , His and hers face basins
  • En-suite bathroom to Master Bedroom with a walk-in shower, bath, twin basins and WC En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with walk-in shower, basin and WC Bathroom with Shower, Basin and WC situated off the hallway
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Super king 4 poster bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Very spacious apartment that sleeps up to six adults. Two of the bedrooms are large enough for a travel cot. Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom with super king-size bed, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, en suite bathroom and a walk in wardrobe. This is the largest of the bedrooms, large doors that open to a fantastic view along Grafton Beach. Bedroom 2 with Twin beds and air-conditioning, ceiling fan and en suite bathroom(Room for a cot bed) Bedroom 3 with double bed and air-conditioning, ceiling fan and bathroom next door.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: Blue Marlin shares the Tropical gardens and swimming pool with the other seven apartments, which is looked after by a resident groundsman. There are sun loungers and tables by the clover shaped swimming pool and you have access to Grafton beach, which is one of Tobago's finest with excellent swimming and snorkeling. Utility Room: Utility Cupboard with Washing machine and tumble dryer, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Housekeeper service: Linen and towels for bath and beach are included, along with a housekeeping service six days a week excluding Sundays and public holidays. Other: Patio Balcony is furnished with a sofa and chairs, where you can sit back and relax whilst enjoying the views of Grafton Beach. There is a spiral staircase with a lockable gate from the patio, which leads you down to the lush gardens and swimming pool

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5

An amazing holiday in a dream location. We loved Tobago and could not have asked for more

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four all agree that Tobago is one of the most beautiful places we have been to and that the accommodation surpassed all expectations Our host Liz was fantastic and made sure our trip was wonderful. Before we arrived she helped put us in touch with local operators which allowed us to scuba dive and tour with the islands best. She filled our fridge with food for us before we arrived and even came out at 2am to let us in when our plane was delayed. It is not often one finds service like this , and always with a smile. She was a pleasure to deal with.

This accommodation was spectacular , and the location ideal. Right on a beautiful beach which was never crowded and it was so amazing to wake up hearing the waves right outside the bedroom window.

Definitely a vacation and a location to recommend!

We had many lovely meals on the large balcony and enjoyed the lovely sunsets

Tobago was so beautiful and we had a lovely relaxing vacation. Our whole family voted it best yet and certainly all look forward to returning there soon

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bryan and Sharon Thank you so much for your wonderful review, it was my absolute pleasure to help where I could. Tobago is a very special island and Blue Marlin is a special apartment (however I may be a little bit biased there!!!). I am so glad your family all enjoyed themselves and I look forward to seeing you all again in the future. Take care Liz
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location in a small

Very well run complex. Access to beach from Garden

Easy access from the airport, close to some great eating places

Very well maintained by professionals

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This villa has it all. Extremely spacious, comfortable and amazing views. You fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves and awake to the same melody. For those early risers, you can relax in the porch and watch the sun as it creeps up over the horizon. The pool is just enough to relax and let the hours slip by. Conveniently located by the beach - any closer and the waves would be in the rooms!

The stairs to get down to the pool are a little tricky though, so if you have kids, what we did was walk around to the entrance of the villa and follow the walkway down to the pool. My only suggestion to the owner would be insect screens on the sliding doors. There is a constant seabreeze that rushes through the villa, and it would be great to have the doors open during the day and evening, but the bugs can be a tad bit overbearing. Definitely not a deal breaker though.

Would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Varinder Many thanks for your review, I will certainly pass on your comments to the owners. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back again in the future. Liz
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5

Great location and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

We found the apartment to be just as nice as it is described but the location is hard to imagine as to just how well it is actually positioned, simply fabulous!! Just 4 steps from the garden gate onto the fantastic sandy beach with the Caribbean waves gently lapping onto the shore.

Of the local restaurants our favourite was Seahorse, we ate their twice and the food was really good.

Liz the property manager is a great font of knowledge and very helpful, she organised many thing for us including car rental.

Tobago is THE most interesting of islands with such diversity and I am glad to have visited and if we ever do return (which is likely) then it would be back here to Black Rock Dreams.

The bird life in the garden are worth the trip alone!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Greg Many thanks for your review, I am glad I was able to help you enjoy our beautiful 'paradise' island in the Caribbean. As you say, Tobago is such a diverse island that there is something for almost everyone here. I am happy you got home safe an sound and look forward to welcoming you here again at Blue Marlin sometime in the future. Kind regards liz
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5

Perfect beach view, wake up to the sound of the waves

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had an awesome time. The accomendations were even larger than we expected. Elizabeth ensured we had everything we needed and we will absolutely make a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Aaron It was such a pleasure meeting you and your family and I am so glad you had a good time here. Blue Marlin is a special place and Tobago is such a wonderful island. I am glad you all made it home safely and look forward to seeing you again soon. Liz
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5

Blue Marlin is a beautiful place to stay on Tobago.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Blue Marlin this summer for two wonderful weeks. The apartment is amazing, spacious and very well equipped, with everything you might need during your stay. It's position right on the beach could not have been more perfect for us, quite often we were the only people using it and we think it was definitely the best beach on the island. The pool was clean and great for cooling off, and although not big, my 12 year old son spent most of the time underwater, swimming between the different pools. We tried all the local restaurants and always had great food and service, although the supermarkets are a bit challenging if you want to self cater.

Our thanks go to Liz who made our stay completely stress free, we would definitely reccomend a holiday at Blue Marlin

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Pigeon Point
One of the calmest beaches on the island as it is protected by the reef. This is the place t...
Charlotteville
Beautiful little fishing village, stop off here on your way around the island.
Buccoo
This is the place to go Easter Tuesday to see goat racing. There are also several very tasty...
Crown Point
this is were a lot of people go in the evenings. Lots of bars and restaurant here to choose ...
Store Bay
Here you can catch a glass bottom boat to take you out to the Buccoo reef. Swim in the Nylon...
Englishman's Bay
Stunning beach away from it all. Recommend if you go here stay close to the stalls.
Speyside
Fantastic diving can be done in this area. All dive operators will take you here, even the o...
Mount Irvine
This is the beach you can go surfing, beautiful beach to relax on, local restaurant serving ...
Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Club
One of the most beautiful golf courses, one of two on the island
Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
A.N.R Robinson International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Mount Irvine Bay Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
The Seahorse Inn
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Grafton Beach
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Blue Marlin has private access from the gardens onto Grafton Beach which is always quiet and great to walk along and has some good snorkelling spots. Buccaneers Beach Bar and Grill is on the beach and services food and cocktails.

Should you wish to explore the island, Tobago has plenty to offer such as snorkelling, diving, golf, sailing, bird watching and horse riding as well as a lively night life.

Travel:

A.N.R.Robinson International Airport (TAB) is located on the south-western tip of the island and takes 20 minutes to drive to Blue Marlin. You will need to hire a car or catch a taxi to the apartment. There is a secure underground car park with electric gates.

Distances:

There are a handful of lovely restaurants within walking distance of Blue Marlin and three supermarkets, all within 10 minutes drive!!!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Black Rock, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£780
for 3 nights
From
£260
 
 
High Season 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
 
 
Low Season 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 17 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£780
for 3 nights
From
£260
 
 
Christmas 2018
18 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,960
for 7 nights
From
£280
 
 
High Season 2018-19
4 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
 
 
Carnival
1 Mar 2019 - 6 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 5 nights
From
£280
 
 
High Season
7 Mar 2019 - 18 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
 
 
Easter
19 Apr 2019 - 24 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 5 nights
From
£280
 
 
High Season
25 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
 
 
Low Season
1 May 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
£780
for 3 nights
From
£260
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Jul 2020
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

CANCELLATION:
8 weeks plus = No cancellation charges
4 - 8 weeks prior = 50% refund of the total cost of rental
2 - 4 weeks prior = 25% refund of total cost of rental
Less than 2 weeks = Loss of all rental

Changeover Day:
There is no preferred changeover day. Our check-in time is 3pm or after and check-out time is 10am or before. However we can be flexible if we do not have guests booked in either side of your dates.

Notes on prices:
Should you wish to stay for less than 7 night please contact us for a quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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