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Overview of The Naturalist Beach Resort

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On the beach
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Iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker, cookware/dishes/utensils

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCastara Beach1 min walk
    Popular LocationTobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve2 min drive
    Popular LocationEnglishman's Bay4 min drive
    AirportTobago (TAB-A.N.R. Robinson Intl.)55 min drive
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  • Signature Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsSignature Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, Ocean View
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Kitchenette, Beach View

    Room amenities

    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Kitchenette, Beach View
  • Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Balcony, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Balcony, Ocean View
  • Economy Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Kitchenette

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsEconomy Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Kitchenette
  • Signature Studio Suite, Balcony, Beachfront

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds OR 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSignature Studio Suite, Balcony, Beachfront

About this area

Castara

Located in Castara, The Naturalist Beach Resort is on the beach. Tobago Museum and The Kimme Museum Institute are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Fort Bennett and Fort King George.
Visit our Castara travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Castara Beach - 1 min walk
  • Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve - 2 min drive
  • Englishman's Bay - 4 min drive
  • Adventure Farm and Nature Reserve - 23 min drive
  • Fort Bennett - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportTobago (TAB-A.N.R. Robinson Intl.) - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • Shirma's Café - 3 min walk
  • Riverside - 3 min walk
  • Marguarite's Local Cusine - 3 min walk
  • Cheno´s Coffee Shop - 4 min walk
  • Carrib Kitchen - 8 min walk

About this property

The Naturalist Beach Resort

Beachfront hotel for sun and fun
Along with concierge services, this smoke-free hotel has laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues. All 14 rooms feature kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests. Limited housekeeping is available.
The Naturalist Beach Resort offers 14 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Accommodation at this 3-star hotel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Cable televisions are provided. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–9 AM
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

More

  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 40.00 per person (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Naturalist Beach Resort Castara
Naturalist Beach Resort
Naturalist Beach Castara
Naturalist Beach
The Naturalist Beach Castara
The Naturalist Beach Resort Hotel
The Naturalist Beach Resort Castara
The Naturalist Beach Resort Hotel Castara

Frequently asked questions

Is The Naturalist Beach Resort pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Naturalist Beach Resort?
The Naturalist Beach Resort doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at The Naturalist Beach Resort?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 10:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Naturalist Beach Resort?
Checkout is at noon.
Does The Naturalist Beach Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 40.00 per person, one way, applies.
Where is The Naturalist Beach Resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Castara hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Castara Beach and Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve. Englishman's Bay is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.
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4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

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4.0/5

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4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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Naturalist a hidden treasure
The hotel is right on the beach. We were there during low season so very few actual restaurants were open. There is a small grocery across the beach, so you can purchase essentials. There is also lots of very fresh and wonderful street food. We had two rooms that connect. I think they were the Whale and Crows Nest. Crows nest is a tiny room with a double bed and an outdoor kitchen with an amazing view. The Whale was very large and had two double beds and an inside kitchen. My only complaint was their was barely silverware for 3 people. The bay was amazing! The water is clear and warm. The waves were extremely gentle. The drive to Castara is not for the amateurs. The road is very windy and you drive on the left hand side. We thought it was worth it. Castara is beautiful, quiet, and the people are very friendly.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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What is shown on Expedia is not what you get. The actual property that was booked isn’t on the beach itself but rather a short walk to the beach. The ocean view is obscured by trees and buildings. There was no soap or shampoo in the suite we booked had to go to the lodge on the beach. The breakfast was great though.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Right on the beach, friendly staff, excellent and varied breakfast
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2018

5/5 Excellent

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Location was. Magical. Staff attentive and supportive
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2018

4/5 Good

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Friendly hotel in perfect location
As a family of 5 it is often hard to find suitable accommodation but this was perfect. Two linked rooms (one upstairs from the other) both with their own terraces and good, quiet air conditioning. Kettles, ovens, toasters, microwaves, fridges and hobs all available. Ancle and Tracey were friendly, welcoming and helpful hosts. Castara is beautiful. Don't miss swimming with rays from the beach at little bay and helping the fishermen bring in the catch on big bay. Watch hummingbirds from the deck and snorkel from the beach. Really relaxing and non touristy. Thanks for having us!
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2018