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

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Updated: 23-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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!!!

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About the Owner

Elizabeth Sloper
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

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 Trinidad & Tobago

Blue marlin a stunning location and striking

5 Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


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: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 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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Hit the Spot!

  • 4 of 5

Clean, breath-taking, comfortable, family friendly as advertised & relaxing! Accommodations were "SPECTACULAR" Despite the fact last minute "we added two small children" for an additional fee and a small issue "which was being taken care of" with one of the smaller Air-conditioners at the location. WE HAD A WONDERFUL TIME AND WOULD DEFINITELY REVISIT. Thank you Liz & Lenore for making our stay quite memorable!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

If you are considering staying at Blue Marlin apartment then I would urge you to book it! We've just stayed there for 2 weeks with our 2 teenage sons and it was fantastic. The apartment itself is HUGE, with views to die for - a truly stunning position. It's really well kitted out and very comfortable. The beach it is on is the best one we went to - and we travelled around the whole island! Crown Point and Store Bay are beautiful, but very crowded. On Black Rock Beach you will often be the only ones there, and only ever a few locals and children coming down for a swim.

Tobago itself is quite 'rustic', not very developed for tourism - if you want lots of top quality restaurants and things to do then it might not be the island for you. But it is so beautiful - make sure you go up to the North, to Speyside and to the Argylle waterfall and to the rainforest.

The pool area is lovely - my only slight negative comment would be that the pool is a little small for teenage sized children to play in. Christian keeps the garden immaculate and one of our favourite sights was watching the Iguana climb the palm tree outside our balcony every morning.

Liz is brilliant - so friendly and helpful, really nothing is too much trouble. And the lovely maid (whose name I have forgotten in a jet-lag fuzz) keeps the apartment absolutely immaculate.

We will most definitely be going back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I was a little reluctant to book this property as there was only one review posted. I am so glad I took the chance and choose the Blue Marlin!!! We (husband, myself and 3 teenage boys) stayed here for 2 weeks. The apartment is large, spacious and spotless. The deck is fantastic for chillin'. The beach is the best we found on Tobago. We went to Pigeon Point one day, and ended up wondering why we had wasted our time and money to get harassed by hustlers pushing glass bottom boat tours, when we could have just hung out here on Grafton Beach. We even saw hatchling leatherbacks making their way to the water one night! Liz is a fantastic property manager. We missed our flight from Trinidad due to weather delays in Houston, and she was able to pull some strings to get us on the next flight. She met us at the property and went over everything with us, and made sure we were comfortable before she left. Chris is the property manager and he keeps the place spotless and is very friendly. We adopted Lucy for 2 weeks - she laid at the top of the spiral steps with her nose through the gate waiting for a scratch. She would also follow us on our beach strolls. Great property, great property manager. You can't go wrong with Blue Marlin! Can't wait to return!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect place!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second trip to the Blue Marlin, a spacious apartment on an idyllic beach with a fantastic view. To be able to walk out of the property straight onto the sand and into the sea for a morning swim and then wander along to a beach bar for a drink or a bite to eat is what dreams are made of. The garden is immaculate and if you are feeling really lazy it is wonderful to lounge around the pool. The apartment itself has everything you need. Liz the manager was wonderful, providing grocery essentials we had requested on our arrival and answering all our questions regarding the island. Everything was perfect for a relaxing holiday on a beautiful tropical island. Plenty of restaurants, places to see and things to do. We certainly want to return.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Blue marlin a stunning location and striking

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : A.N.R Robinson International Airport at 11 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Mount Irvine Bay Golf Course at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : The Seahorse Inn at 150 Metres Nearest Beach : Grafton Beach at 10 Metres Car: necessary


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.


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.


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

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season 2016-17
1 Dec 2016 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season 2017-18
1 Dec 2017 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

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

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Updated: 23-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • 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


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double 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 and a walk in wardrobe. This is the largest of the bedrooms, with fantastic views long Grafton Beach. Bedroom 2 with Twin beds and air-conditioning (Room for a cot bed) Bedroom 3 with double bed and air-conditioning


  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • 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 snorkelling. Utility Room: Utility Cupboard with Washing machine and tumble dryer, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towel and Maid Service - Linen and towels for bath and beach are included, along with a housekeeping service Other: Patio Balcony is furnished with a sofa and chairs, where you can sit back and relax whilst enjoying the views of Grafton Beach. Their is a spiral staircase with lockable gates from the patio, which leads you down to the lush gardens and swimming pool

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