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Symoniez Clouston

Member since: 2009
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Elysian: 3BR Villa with pool in peaceful and secure gated complex near beaches

58 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Canaan Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 shower bathrooms, 1 half bath, sleeps up to 10

KINDLY NOTE: Vehicular access to No Man's Land Beach from Samaan Grove is currently unavailable until further notice.

Elysian is a spacious, elegant and luxurious 3 bedroom 3 1/2 bath villa in the Samaan Grove gated development, which has 24 hour access security. The villa is centrally located, with the airport and most popular beaches all being less than 10 minutes drive away. On entering the villa, you will immediately appreciate the bright, open and airy design as well as the exceptionally high quality and style of the construction, finishes, furniture and fittings. (Refer to photos). The Great Room opens to the porch and private pool as well as a separate side Terrace which has a lawn area perfect for children to play. The villa provides all expected modern conveniences and more – full air-conditioning including the Great Room, high end kitchen with stainless steel appliances including dishwasher, granite counter tops and island bar, and full laundry facilities. All expected entertainment amenities are provided - satellite TV, DVD and CD/Radio player. Free WiFi internet access is provided. Elysian's guests have land side access to No Man's Land beach.

ELYSIAN: The villa is very spacious with over 2100 square feet (186 Sq M) of living space. The 3 bedrooms, all with air condition units, have 1 King, 2 Queen, and 1 Queen beds respectively. A convertible queen-sized sofabed in the living area provides overflow capacity for 2 additional guests. The villa can comfortably sleep 10. The quality of the furniture is exceptional - leather living room sofa set and 46' flat screen TV with DirecTV HD service in the Great Room. Panasonic Split air conditioners were selected for their exceptional quiet performance. The Great Room is also air conditioned, with 2 split 24000 BTU units. Two 12 foot doorways in the Great Room open out to the porch as well as a side terrace, allowing for a fantastic open indoor-outdoor feeling as well as opening up the villa for fresh cooling breezes to flow through. The vast expanses of glass enhance the light and airy feeling. The 32' pool has 3 depths - a shallow area which is perfect for small children and also allows you to sit or lie with your lounger in the water which allows you to stay cool while you tan and relax, a mid depth area ideal for the kids, and even the deep end is only 4 1/2' suitable for non-swimming adults.

Every expected amenity is provided and more. Guests have told us that many times, they don't even want to leave the villa to go to the beach - the villa is stocked with books, DVDs, even board games so if you just want to relax and chill out in total luxury you can do so. It also comes with a gas BBQ for you to enjoy grilling your favourite dishes.

SAMAAN GROVE DEVELOPMENT: The Samaan Grove Development is a gated development in Tobago, with 24 hour security at the entrance gate and night patrols by foot and vehicle. As Elysian Villa's guests, you can rest assured that you will enjoy quiet, peaceful, private and secure surroundings in which to enjoy your holiday. On mornings or evenings, you can take a walk within the compound and enjoy stopping by the mini lakes to watch the birds/ducks in and around the water. The development is ideally located, with the most popular beaches such as Store Bay & Pigeon Point to the south-west, and Grange Bay, Mt Irvine Bay & Stonehaven Bay to the north-east are all within 4-8 km and less than 10 minutes drive away. It is located off Milford Road and is close to the Crown Point area, where there is a wide range of eating choices - from ultra casual and takeout, to fine dining.

Travel Directions from the airport: From the ANR Robinson International Airport, proceed east approx 3 Km along Milford Road. Turn left onto Golden Grove Road and drive approx 1 Km until you arrive at the Samaan Grove entrance and guard booth on the left. After gaining admittance from the security guard, drive into the development. Elysian Villa #69, will be on the left shortly after you pass the first bridge. Drive time from the airport is approximately 7-9 minutes.

From the Port at Scarborough head west along Claude Noel Hwy towards Crown Point. You will pass Shirvan Road, then turn on to Golden Grove Road which is the second street on the right. Drive approx 1 Km until you arrive at the Samaan Grove entrance and guard booth. Drive time from the port approximately 12-15 minutes depending on traffic conditions in Scarborough.

No Man's Land - a big Bonus!: For many visitors and even residents of Trinidad & Tobago, 'No Man's Land' has been a well-kept secret. This slender spit of beach was usually accessed by boat, and as a result is well known mainly to the tour boat operators, who often take their clients there for beach-side barbeques. Residents and guests of villas in the Samaan Grove Development have exclusive land-side access to this beach, since the access road can be entered only from within the development. Visitors will enjoy the peacefulness and seclusion of the idyllic and scenic location, almost completely surrounded by the waters of Buccoo Lagoon and the Buccoo Reef. The beach is ideal for children and non-swimmers, as the water is always clear and calm due to the protective reefs offshore.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Symoniez Clouston (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Reviews

4.8
based on 58 traveler reviews

Elysian: 3BR Villa with pool in peaceful and secure gated complex near beaches
average rating of 4.827586 based on 58 reviews
5

Lovely Villa, wonderful scenery - must recommend

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had one of the best vacation here. My daughter enjoyed the pool tremendously.

The location of the villa, the layout the scenery, amenities was just as they said it was. It is very well-kept. The owner provided very good customer service - Thanks again Sym. The manager and housekeeper were all welcoming, even those at the point of entry.

While there, I was already recommending it to my friends and family.

Joan, David and Abby

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

amazing

  • 5 of 5

this house is exactly as shown on pics.very clean and modern and has everything that you need and can think of. The road to no mans land is not accessable by vehicles but it did not stop me from walking. it took 30mins to go and 25 mins to return walking brisk.there were a lot of mosquitoes on the walk so be sure to walk with repellent. i 100% endorse this house and the owner

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Picture Perfect !

  • 5 of 5

Always a concern that pictures don't live up to the real thing...Elysian surpassed them ! Lovely open, airy, place(breakfast was always idyllic with all the doors open) Pool was perfect depth for adults and children. Bedrooms were gorgeous and taking a shower made me feel rich in those well appointed bathrooms. Definitely staying again.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and the ambiance at Elysian and look forward to having you with us again in the future.!!!
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Truly a great experience!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the villa with a group of five friends and I must say it was amazing. Everything was as advertised and even better we were genuinely surprised by the amount of amenities available to us. The villa was well maintained and it felt very relaxing to spend time in such a luxurious setting. I must say the house manager Theresa was very helpful and was available anytime we had an issue which made the stay even more comfortable. I would recommend this villa to anyone I know or even to persons I don't know its that good.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Charming villa with lots of space

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa for four nights in mid-February. All the arrangements were made in a smooth and professional manner. Sym is very easy to deal with and provided a lot of useful information prior to our arrival. On the ground, Theresa and her team were fabulous. We were met punctually and even allowed in a little early to put stuff in the fridge. If you live in Trinidad and want to bring food over on the ferry, the kitchen is well stocked with lots of appliances and gadgets. I was travelling with 4 university students and they had a blast. The outside area is lovely and you can open all the doors so that a nice breeze flows through the living areas. The house is newly-built and everything was in excellent working order. The kitchen and bathrooms were very modern with every convenience. I would highly recommend this villa as it is safe and convenient to all the major tourist attractions. While we didn't drive to No Man's Land, we did walk there a couple of times. It took about 40 minutes. Would definitely give this place 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Elegant Ambiance

  • 4 of 5

Very exquisite and sophisticated setting in a peaceful environment. As a family previously visiting, I must say everyone expressed how much they enjoyed our short stay.

I would definitely recommend to others.

Regards,

Stefan Dillon

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
Arthur NR Robinson International Airport
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Port of Scarborough
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Store Bay
Car: recommended

Elysian Villa is located in the gated development of Samaan Grove. Samaan Grove is centrally located off Golden Grove Road in Canaan in the heart of South West Tobago, within 7-10 minutes drive of the popular beaches like Store Bay, Pigeon Point, Mt Irvine Bay and No Man's Land. Close by is a wide range of eating places ranging from local takeout and fast food to fine dining.

Leisure activities available nearby range from bicycle rentals, horseback riding, swimming, snorkeling, surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing, reef tours, deep sea and on-shore fishing, and sailing. Less than 8 minutes drive away, golfers have a choice of the Mt Irvine Golf Course or the PGA rated Tobago Plantations Golf Course.

Popular supermarkets Pennysavers and RT Morshead are just a few minutes drive away, while Canaan Food Basket is just around the corner on Milford Road, making it ideal for a quick run to stock up on fruit, vegetables and beverages.

A significant bonus for guests is exclusive land side access to the well-known No Man's Land beach, which is very popular with locals in the know and tour operators. Secluded and dramatically positioned at the end of a narrow spit of land and flanked by the Buccoo Lagoon, the Caribbean sea and the Buccoo Reef, the beach is sheltered by the Buccoo Reef offshore. The water is usually crystal clear and glass calm, making the beach ideal for non swimmers and young children. There is also plentiful natural shade, making it a perfect place to spend hours lazing by the calm clear water in privacy.

We highly recommend the following for eating experiences: La Cantina for genuine Italian style thin crust pizza from a wood burning oven - located in the Royal Bank plaza in Crown Point, Skewers for Arabic style fast food in Crown Point, Chefs & BBQ for local foods selected cafeteria style for take home eating in Crown Point, Shore Things for casual eating in a lovely setting by the sea in Lambeau on the old Milford Road, Fish Pot Restaurant for fresh seafood in Pleasant Prospect close to the Grafton Beach/Stonehaven Bay areas, La Tartaruga for great Italian food and a top class wine selection located in Buccoo, Seahorse Inn for international dishes on Old Grafton Road overlooking Grafton Beach. There's a Doubles vendor who comes out most afternoons and sets up in the Stumpy's car park on Milford Road. For coconut bake and saltfish or bake and smoked herring for breakfast on a morning, you can't go wrong by buying from Golden Girls Bakery at the corner of Golden Grove Road and Milford Road - literally a minute's drive from Samaan Grove.

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Rates & Availability

Canaan Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season (Oct/Nov)
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$285
$1,710
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Years 2016
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$365
$2,190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
Carnival 2017
Feb 24 2017 - Mar 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$365
 
 
Easter 2017
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$365
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$315
$1,890
 

Additional information about rental rates

Rates shown are for 5-6 guests. Rates vary by the number of guests. For smaller or larger groups ask for a quote. There are no additional fees or charges. For guidance, the standard rate for 7-8 is $350, for 9-10 is $385. Minimum standard rate for up to 4 guests is $285. A one night Security Deposit is required. Sorry, we cannot take credit card payments (eg Paypal). Maximum number of guests is 10. For 7 night bookings, the 7th night is free.

A Reservation Payment of 1 night's rent is required to confirm a booking. This is not applied towards the rent, and becomes the Security Deposit upon arrival and is refunded after departure, less any applicable loss or damage deductions. The full Rental Charge is due 30 days before arrival. Local guests pay via deposit to my bank account. Overseas guests pay via wire transfer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Canaan Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Hair dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Hair dryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Hair Dryer
    Powder Room - toilet
  • Bathrooms 1 and 2 are walk-in/roll-in showers with rain shower heads and are suitable for wheelchair or mobility impaired guests.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , AC, Ceiling Fan
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , AC, Ceiling Fan
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , AC, Ceiling Fan
  • All bedrooms are equipped with split air conditioning units and ceiling fans. The living room area also has a queen sized sofa bed that can accommodate up to two adults. The powder room allows the sofa bed users to use a bathroom without disturbing people in the bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The great room opens up to the porch and the side yard via fold-away doors, creating 12' openings on two sides and opening up the indoors to the outdoors for a very open breezy space. Fully glassed walls by the porch and the side yard create a very bright and airy feeling in the great room. There is an uninterrupted view from the kitchen past the living and dining areas to the porch, swimming pool and pool deck ensuring that all the indoor and outdoor activities are fully connected at all times. This is especially nice when you have to keep an eye on your young children. All bedrooms have ensuite shower rooms. There is also a half bath. The Great Room, encompassing the Living and Dining areas and the Kitchen, is also air conditioned with split air conditioners. On request, you can have a cook prepare private meals for you. This could be a wonderful way to experience local dishes in the privacy and convenience of the villa.

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