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Live on a Boat - holiday, Mount Irvine

Boat hosted by Annette
6 guests3 bedrooms3 beds2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the boat to yourself.
Great communication
100% of recent guests rated Annette 5-star in communication.
Outstanding hospitality
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Take the opportunity to live on a boat in Tobago. The boat is at anchor in Mount Irvine, the south west coast of Tobago.
Mount Irvine is internationally known to be a prime surf spot and the surf break is at paddle distance from the boat!

Tobago is by far one of the Caribbean island which is not overrun by tourists. You will truly get an unique experience!

Additional activities: sailing day trip up the coast, fishing trip, snorkling, diving, a tour of the island - everything can be arranged!

The space
Imagine that you just have ten footsteps from your bed to your morning swim. If you treasure being situated right in the middle of nature and enjoy private and quiet times, this is the holiday spot for you. So many things to do. Snorkling, diving, fishing. Sometimes manta rays swim around peacefully next to the boat and the marine life is diverse and beautiful.

Boat life can probably be related to a remote holiday cottage if this gives you a better idea. The toilet flush by operating a hand pump, the cooker is a gimble gas stove and oven, only 12 V electricity and the cockpit outside is the greatest place to sit with your morning coffee.
The cabin where you sleep has a big skylight which gives natural ventilation and a great view up at the stars when laying in bed.
The boat is at anchor approx 150 meters from the shore. A 5-7 min rowing distance in the 8ft long rowing dinghy.

On top of that the boat is anchored close up to the best surf break in the South Caribbean and a great reef to snorkle. Enjoy!

Guest access
The whole boat is accessable.

She has a lot of deck space for those who like to sleep under the stars...

Other things to note
The boat is 48ft long and 10 ft wide.

Indoor:
2 bathrooms
1 master cabin
1 cabin with 3/4 mattress.
1 open cabin with 2 bunks ( in case you are a larger group the boat can hold 6 persons in total)

Kitchen with stove, oven. No fridge but a cooler if you need to put things on ice
Salon / sitting area.

Outdoor:
Cockpit area/sitting area.
Large open deck space for relaxing or even sleeping at night

The boat has a 8 ft rowing dinghy. Easy to handle for beginners.

Electricity:
12 volt system. You can charge phone/cameraes via usb. Other 120/220 volt appliances I can charge for you on land.
Take the opportunity to live on a boat in Tobago. The boat is at anchor in Mount Irvine, the south west coast of Tobago.
Mount Irvine is internationally known to be a prime surf spot and the surf break is at paddle distance from the boat!

Tobago is by far one of the Caribbean island which is not overrun by tourists. You will truly get an unique experience!

Additional activities: sailing day trip up the coast, fishing trip, snorkling, diving, a tour of the island - everything can be arranged!

The space
Imagine that you just have ten footsteps from your bed to your morning sw…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
First aid kit
Kitchen
Room-darkening shades
Free on-street parking
Essentials
Hangers
Fire extinguisher
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Location

Black Rock, Western Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago

The boat is anchored in a very safe bay called Mount Irvine Bay.

The area is very local and you will never feel the place overrun by tourists.
At Mount Irvine beach there is a beach bar serving food and drinks during the day and staying open till 8pm most evenings. Furthermore there is also water sport rentals, fish market, shower and bathroom facilities.
Mount Irvine has parking facilities and a 24h security guard on site.

5 min walk up the road from the beach you find the village Pleasant Prospect. Here you can find a grocery shop, fruit and veg stall, several bars and restaurants and street food. You can get more or less everything you need. But remember, the 'supermarket' is underneath the boat. Mount Irvine bay is really good for fishing!
The boat is anchored in a very safe bay called Mount Irvine Bay.

The area is very local and you will never feel the place overrun by tourists.
At Mount Irvine beach there is a beach bar servin…

Top places nearby

Stonehaven Bay
0.5km
Fort James
1.9km
Mount Irvine Bay
2.3km
Pigeon Point Beach
6.7km

Fort King George
7.0km
Pigeon Point
7.6km
Store Bay
8.0km
Englishmans Bay
15.7km

Hosted by Annette

Joined in October 2014
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Back in 2014 I signed off as crew from a Danish wooden ketch, after a year and a half sailing in the Caribbean Sea. I found myself in a pool of boats for sale in Chaguaramas, Trinidad. The idea of owning my own boat became very tempting... I then desided to buy a boat. Bought one I could afford. Had one hellavu (in both its meaning)time fixing it up. I have been based in the Caribbean since. Love the islands, the fishing, the simple boat life. Hopefully we will meet one day!
Back in 2014 I signed off as crew from a Danish wooden ketch, after a year and a half sailing in the Caribbean Sea. I found myself in a pool of boats for sale in Chaguaramas, Trini…
During your stay
You can contact me via phone or email.

I like to show guests around and a sailing trip can be arranged to a nearby bay of choice for snorkling, diving, beach exploring etc.

When staying on board my boat I'll stop by just to make sure everything is alright with the boat and to make sure you feel comfortable. This is obviously arranged with you so it's not of any inconvenience to your stay.
You can contact me via phone or email.

I like to show guests around and a sailing trip can be arranged to a nearby bay of choice for snorkling, diving, beach exploring…
  • Languages: Dansk, English
  • Response rate: 75%
  • Response time: within a day
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Things to know

House rules
Check out: 11:00
No pets
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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