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Stein and Edel Foss

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english, swedish, norwegian

"Pride of Courland" Beachfront apartm. with swimmingpool by The Caribbean Sea - Hummingbird

5 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Black Rock Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Beachfront apartments wirh swimmingpool by The Caribbean Sea

The size of the apartments is approx. 85 m2 with one or two bedrooms, one bathroom, and livingroom

two bedrooms, one bathroom, living room combined with a kitchen. There is common access to the 2 bedrooms.

The bedrooms have queensize beds. The apartments have wifi, cable TV, air condition in all rooms, a well equipped kitchen and swimming pool. From the garden it is direct access to the beach.

From the porch it is a stunning view out to the Caribbean and the

breathtaking sunsets. In the garden among the tropical plants and flowers you can watch hummingbirds and other colourful birds, and you can walk out the gate from the garden and do snorkelling on the beach to look at colourful fishes.

All our guests will be met at the airport and transported down to the apartments, and we will make sure that the fridge is filled with food and drinks by arrival intended for the first day support.

The housekeeper Theadora comes twice a week

for cleaning and changing bedsheets and towels.

After almost 20 years on Tobago, we have established an unique network that will benefit our guests.

More Details

Details for Hummingbird 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

The apartment is given the name - Hummingbird - after one of the species found in our garden.

This unit is situated on the ground floor and has a magnificent view from the porch out to the Caribbean Sea and

the sunsets. You can walk from the porch just into the pool or take a few steps more to dive into the

Caribbean Sea. The apartment has a well equipped kitchen, air condition in all rooms, and wifi.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Stein and Edel Foss (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english, swedish, norwegian

About Stein and Edel Foss

My wife and I are born and live in Norway in a little town called Skien - the same place as we grew up and went to school.

We are now both retired and spend lots of time in our house in Tobago.

Stein and Edel Foss purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Stein and Edel Foss chose Trinidad & Tobago

My wife and I went to Tobago for the first time in 1993. We fell in love with the beautiful island and the people there, and continued our travelling to Tobago every year. In 2005 we were lucky to get the opportunity to purchase a piece of land almost on the beach by the Caribbean Sea. The same year we build our house on the premises. By now we have travelled back and forth to Tobago for 20 years. The name ' Pride of Courland ' was

taken from the old wooden house that were on the premises before we built our new house.

What makes this apartment unique

The place is unique and has a breathtaking view out to the Caribbean Sea and the sunsets you can enjoy from the porch.

The coconut trees overhanging the beach together with a wide variety of colourful birds, a lush garden with tropical plants and flowers combined with the sound from the sea.

of colourful birds

Reviews

5
based on 5 traveler reviews

Hummingbird
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Secluded, Beautiful View, Private, Secure.

  • 5 of 5

Property is well worth the experience, wonderful facility, clean thru out . Secure entrance and alarmed property...

Private all around...

Well worth the experience, the property compliments the island..Mr. Patience is a wonderful person and very helpful along with the office also...

We plan to occupy the property next year..

Highly Recommend visiting the property..

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your nice words - it gives us energy to continue our efforts to do improvements that will benefit our guests during their stay in Pride of Courland. We welcome you back any day, any time. Thank you :) Kind regards Mr. and Mrs. Foss
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Dobbs Ferry, Westchester NY
5

This is a wonderful property.

  • 5 of 5

My family spent 9 days at this property including our 10 year old daughter. We absolutely loved it. The apartment was spacious, immaculately clean, well equipped and quite comfortable. The view from our second floor apartment was beautiful. The gardens are gorgeous. We enjoyed the pool every morning and most evenings. The beach is just outside of the gate where we enjoyed walks.

The staff, especially Theadora were very responsive. Theadora really made sure that we were comfortable and that we had everything we needed. She even took us out to a local shop which would have been difficult to find on our own.

The owners were quite responsive to us. We had a couple of issues including a noisy neighbor which was immediately addressed.

Black Rock is a convenient and quiet location. We enjoyed staying in a local and non commercial community. There are several good restaurants nearby including The Fish Pot. We rented a car and drove to Pigeon Point for half of our trip to windsurf without problem.

We would highly recommend this property, and hope to return!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We feel a great pleasure to receive a review like this. To us it is a proof that we have succeeded with our efforts to make the apartments and the place nice and comfortable where our guests can enjoy their holidays and turn home with good memories Thank you ! Mr. and Mrs. Foss
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5

A little piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This apartment/home complex is amazing! We have traveled frequently and rented many homes through VRBO and this by far was the best! The apartments are well laid out and spacious. The gardens and pool area is impeccably landscaped and designed. Only made better by the sound of the waves and the beautiful beach out front. Our family enjoyed endless days of swimming and relaxing in the pool area. As well as walking on the beach looking for shells and our kids (2 and 6 years old) playing in the tide pools out front. Followed by beautiful sunsets and dinner on the outside porch what more could you ask for?

Most impressive was the level of care that was taken with the property. The transport to and from the airport was timely and helpful. The caretaker came mid week to clean and change linens which was amazing. The landscaping and pool care was impeccable.

If you are looking for a safe, clean and beautiful apartment that is in a great location on this beautiful island look no further! We cannot wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mr. Werner Many thanks for your review - it makes us happy when our guests enjoy themselves. We welcome you back to Pride of Courland any time. Kind regards Mr. and Mrs. Foss
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5

Private and Charming

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our 2 grown up children. The place has most amazing location with private access to the beach. Fully furnished with additional reliable services (maid, cook) available upon request. Will most certainly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much - it make us happy when we feel that our guests had enjoyed themselves during their stay at Pride of Courland. We welcome you and your family back any day, any time. Mr. and Mrs. Foss
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5

Perfect spot for a relaxed beach holiday.

  • 5 of 5

After a welcome at the airport we were whisked away to our home for the next 10 days, a beautiful ground floor apartment with stunning beach front location.

Very comfortable property set in a pretty garden with pool on a very quiet stretch of sandy beach, very close to a village where we could have a meal or drink and buy provisions. Our hosts were friendly but not constantly seen so we felt quite secluded. We loved it so much that we have booked for next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much - we appreciate your nice comments and we wlcome you back to Pride of Courland any time.
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
ANR Robinson Int. Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Michaels Bar
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Scarborough Town
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Mt. Irvine Golfcourse
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Claud Noel Highway
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Sea Horse Inn
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Great Courland Beach
Car: recommended

Diving and snorkelling, birdwatching hummingbirds, pelicans, fregatebirds and a great variety of sugar birds and watching the giant leather back turtles lying their eggs in the darkness on the beach just outside our yard in the period March - July.

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Rates & Availability

Black Rock Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low season
Apr 15 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
$4,500
 
 
High season
Dec 17 2016 - Apr 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

By confirmed booking we do not charge any deposit. Full payment 1 - one month before arrival.
For Christmas Season we have a min. stay at 14 nights but we can do exceptions.
Cancellation policy:
62 - 42 days before arrival: 50%
41 - 28 days before arrival: 60%
27 - 14 days before arrival: 80%

Less tha 14 days before arrival: 100%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Black Rock Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 85 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is spacious with a large shower enclosure, toilet and double face basins.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , The babycot is a folding type.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • The master bedroom is spacious and has a large double ( Queen ) bed and have air condition and ceiling fan. The baby cot is a folding type. The second bedroom has a double decker with a large double ( Queen ) below and a single bed on top. There is common access to the two bedrooms. The bedroom has air condition and ceiling fan.
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The apartment is suitable for 2 couples, or 1 couple together with 1 - 3 children. For December we have a min. rental at 14 nights.

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