One Love Cottage Tobago offers a unique eco-friendly accommodation in village of Whim Tobago. It comprises two apartments.These apartments are situated in the garden of your hosts Tiina and Lion Louis and provides an opportunity to be immersed in the village life style. .One Love Cottage is a unique, eco-friendly, family-operated holiday home for travelers who are looking for easy, relaxing and stress free holiday. We try to include not only the elements that make Tobago holidays an exciting experience but also the elements that are ethnic to the island. Beyond the usual components of sun, sea and sand we like to promote Tobago`s charm in heritage and warmth in its people. Life in the village brings the local beat into your holiday.
With the emphasis of comfort and the serenity of the surrounding nature you can feel “home away home” aura. Here the forested hills and lush foliage provide the perfect spot for bird watching. The scream of wild parrots and Cocricos is the alarm for the dawn to break in. The sweet taste of mangoes, bananas and papayas fresh from a tree is a delight for all the senses. The house is nestled in the garden next to the owners Tiina and Lion Louis’ house.
The One Love Cottage is built by the owner Lion in a traditional style.
The wooden shutter windows create a breezy atmosphere. Interior is a mixture of Caribbean, Indian, African and European style. The cottage comprises two apartments. Both apartments are equipped with kitchen, ceiling and standing fans, mosquito nets, private bathrooms with hot and cold water. The apartments are self catering. We offer linen and towels for your arrival. There is a washing machine shared by both apartments. Spacious open air patios are ideal for dining, relaxing in a hammock and gazing at the life of the village. WiFi is available in the garden and is free of charge.
Both apartments include a cooker, fridge, kettle, all the usual pots and utensils, cutlery, wine glasses and cleaning equipment. If you have any specific requirements please ask.
For a small additional charge we are happy to provide a starter pack of food and drink for your arrival. Please email us to make arrangements.
Downstairs is one studio apartment with a queen size bed, a small kitchen and is cooler during the day. This suitable for a single person or a couple.
Upstairs apartment has a full size bed in a bedroom and a single bed in living room This is suitable for couples or small families. The kitchen is larger with more storage and more equipment including a microwave and small grill.
The one love cottage is situated south–west of Tobago in a small village called The Whim. The distance to the international airport in Crown Point is 22 km and the capital Scarborough 4 km. To the nearest beach Turtle Beach is 5 km or 5min drive by car.
The local route taxis operate between Scarborough and The Whim .They cost less than $US1.00/one way /person and are easy to stop by the side of the road .There is no special taxi stand in Whim . If you like to hire a car we can arrange one for you at the present rate. If you want to use a bicycle, then please be aware that the streets are narrow and the hills are steep, so you need to be an accomplished rider.
There are a few small shops to purchase food items and one vegetable shop in the village, but a wider range of goods are available in the supermarkets on the road to Scarborough or Crown Point area. There are also a few bars (rum shops as they are called locally) and a very small fast food place
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Additional Location Information
The cottage is located in a small village called Whim. It is a very local village ,no big hotels or guest houses around. So you will certainly feel home with friendly Tobagonians. It is also very safe place to stay as our house is in the same garden and neighbors looking after each others. We have one friendly dog called Spice .The beaches are near. The nearest beach Turtle Beach is 5 min drive away and Mt. Irvine Bay about 8 min . To Scarborough and the ferry terminal is 5 min drive by car and to Crown Point airport 30 min There is a reasonable local route taxi service from Whim to Scarborough. You pay less than $ 1.00 one way. If you wish we can help you find a rental car for official rate.
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Mountain nearby, Warm winter getaways
Nearest ferry port: Scarborough, 3 miles Nearest airport: Crown Point airport, 10 miles Car is recommended
“Fit the purpose of feeling like a comfy home I arrived at. Village Feel I loved: Peaceful but Vibesy”
Left on 06/18/2015 for a stay in June 2015 | Alexis JReviewed Jun 18, 2015Stayed Jun 2015
Very comfortable with amazing artistic interior design. I stayed for a full two weeks with my car and the studio apartment and to be honest I still miss it! Tiina and Lion were amazing, they would accommodate any queries and I am sure would even take you out if you were interested. Whatever fruit season it is I'm sure you will get to experience it whether its a breakfast smoothie or fresh fruit picked that morning. No complaints and the kitchen is very well equipped with everything you need to cook which is always surprising but a complete plus! Even though it was a village in the country feel, Tiina and Lion are every much well known in the community and knowing that I felt very safe and didn't have any problems or hassle. I recommend it fully.
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