HotBox Jamaica OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA
There are more than a few cannabis connoisseurs who may remember many stoned days and nights in Jamaica at Hotbox, the first ganja-themed “Bud & Breakfast” (B&B) on the beaches of Negril and Runaway Bay. Well it is back in operation, this time in Ocho Rios. The new, more modern operation is housed within a Great House, located on a 100-acre property, with exclusive access to the Irie River, and famously known as a former recording studio for the reggae artist Garnett Silk.
Vickitini Beach Resort NEGRIL
Vickitini Beach Resort opened for business in December 2021 and is one of the newest hotels in Negril, one of Jamaica’s most popular resort towns about 90 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. The resort is on Negril’s famous 7-Mile Beach, in the middle of the downtown area close to entertainment and activities.
Tropical Breeze NEGRIL, JAMAICA
Tropical Breeze is a 3 storey, 9-bedroom villa conveniently located in the heart of Negril within minutes of 7-mile beach about 90 minutes from Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. It is cosy, casual,and laid back and at a prime location close to the sights and sounds of Negril, restaurants, and retail stores.
Azteca Villas Treasure Beach, Jamaica
Azteca Villas is a unique, tranquil,and private getaway in the heart of Treasure Beach a mere a 3-5-minute walk or bicycle ride from the beach and restaurants and a little more than 2 hours from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. Its 3 casitas are equipped with double and single beds, modern appliances, hammock, coffee maker and other necessary amenities. There is also WiFi, cable TVs and an outdoor pool.
Idlers’ Rest Beach Hotel PARROTTEE
This colourful, cosy and intimate boutique, 20 room hotel sits on the edge of Black River Bav in Parrottee less than 2 hours from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and a mere 10 minutes from the town of Black River. The hotel is a tasteful boutique decorated in a comfy mix of modern chic, Caribbean color and pan-African art, with rooms cooled by gentle sea breezes. Idler’s Rest is a great name for this tranquil and relaxing place.
Mynt Retreat & Spa MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA
Mynt Retreat & Spa is a one-of-a-kind gem nestled in a cul-de-sac on approximately 2 lush acres about 5 minutes from Montego Bay’s town centre and the Donald Sangster International Airport. The Retreat includes 7 spacious and comfortable rooms on 2 levels, a fully functioning spa as well as a marijuana dispensary and vape shop. There is also a restaurant, bar, and salon.
Go Natural LONG BAY, JAMAICA
Go Natural is a hidden gem; a wellness paradise with its own pristine, private beach in Long Bay on Jamaica’s beautiful northeast coast about 3 hours from the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston and 45 minutes from the town of Port Antonio. Removed from the crowds and congestion of the popular tourist towns, Go Natural offers intimate, magical, and life-changing retreats with a focus on personal attention, fun, and a holistic approach to wellness. Go Natural welcomes everyone to work on their health and wellness whether these be solo travellers, couples, or groups.
Palm Tree Villas WHITEHOUSE, JAMAICA
Nestled on a hill overlooking the sea with lovely gardens, Palm Trees villa is a beautiful respite for the traveler tired of busy resort towns and crowded beaches. It is an imposing and spacious villa in the gated Anchor Estate community near the village of Whitehouse on Jamaica’s beautiful south coast about 75 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. The views are amazing and there is almost always a gentle sea breeze.
Paradise Hill Beeston Spring
Nestled on a secluded hillside along Jamaica’s unspoiled southwest coast about 75 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Paradise Hill is an 8-bedroom villa on a cliff overlooking the sea in the farm village of Beeston Spring – a village named after the colonial governor who once owned an estate in the area. The property is noted for breath-taking views of the sea on one side and luscious green mountains on the other. It is just minutes from natural world-class beaches renowned for safe swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, and fishing.
Paradise on the Rocks NEGRIL, JAMAICA
Paradise on the Rocks is a small boutique hotel on One Love Drive on the cliffs of Negril’s West End – about 90 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and only a short walk from downtown Negril and 7-Mile-Beach. As such, it is close to the beach, shopping, music, restaurants, nightlife and whatever else you’d like to do in Negril. Time Square Mall and Negril Hills Golf Club are also within 3 miles.
Powell’s Cottage LEEDS, JAMAICA
This is a very private 1-bedroom cottage in Leeds on the outskirts of the town of Santa Cruz – a busy market town in the foothills of Jamaica’s Santa Cruz Mountains. It is only 20 miles from Treasure Beach and 75 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and a 10-minute taxi ride into town. The cottage is popular with European and local tourists and is ideal for adventurous singles and couples.
El Castilito Browns Town
El Castilito is a 1000 square ft split level, 2-bedroom cottage in in the small farming community of Orange Hill on the outskirts of Browns Town in the hills of north western Jamaica – about 75 minutes from the Donald Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. The little cottage in a community that embraces the twin concepts of e-co tourism and community tourism is ideal for a private escape from everyday life and the noisy tourist towns. Shops and bars are within walking distance and Brown’s Town market is a 5-minute commute by car. Beaches and rivers are just 20 mins away.
The SOV Resorts NEGRIL, JAMAICA
The SOV Resorts is located on the tranquil, picturesque ocean cliffs of Negril’s West End about 90 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and a 5-minute drive from downtown Negril and Seven Mile Beach. This beautiful, recently refurbished resort is ideal for a peaceful relaxed holiday or a romantic getaway. All 31 rooms feature flat screen tvs with cable programming, private balconies, and a view of the sea. And, although air conditioned, guests are free to open the patio screen doors and windows if they prefer the natural cooling of Negril’s sea breezes.
Wild Coffee Retreat Negril
Wild Coffee Retreat is an adults-only, bohemian boutique resort in a hidden cul-de-sac at the deep west end of the Negril cliffs, about 90 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and a 7–10-minute drive to Seven Mile Beach. It is a handcrafted, art deco style bed and breakfast comprised of 9 cozy cottages tucked away behind rustic stone walls, thatches and luscious tropical gardens.
Begona Cliff Hotel NEGRIL
Begona Cliff is a brand new 12-room boutique hotel perched on the cliffs of Negril’s West End with stunning views of the sea and magnificent sunsets. Designed by award winning Jamaican architect, Maxine Gibson, the hotel offers an affordable combination of an intimate setting, comfortable accommodations,and modern facilities and is a good place from which to explore Negril and its environs.
Holiday Haven RUNAWAY BAY
Holiday Haven is in the small, quiet, and peaceful resort town of Runaway Bay, one of the most naturally beautiful places along Jamaica’s north coast, close to public and private beaches about 50 minutes from the Sangster International Airport and about 15 minutes from the town of Ocho Rios. Situated as it is across the road from the beach, Holiday Haven is a good place for people who like to be close to but not in the middle of the hubbub on the beach.
XYE Resort NEGRIL
Located on Negril’s famous 7 miles of white sand beach, XYE Resort and its popular Herbz and Spices restaurant welcome sun, sand, sea and ganja seekers from all parts to its lush garden setting. Its 15 uniquely themed, air-conditioned cottages are finished with a tasteful combination of rustic and modern amenities.
Sunset Resort & Villas TREASURE BEACH
Sunset Resort & Villas is “a little piece of Heaven”, located on the border of Calabash Bay and Frenchman Bay in Treasure Beach on Jamaica’s very beautiful and friendly South Coast about 10 minutes from Frenchman Beach. The resort sits on 5 1/2 acres of landscaped beachfront property and has been owned and operated by the same family for more than 25 years.
Takuma Boutique Hotel and Villa Suites Montego Bay
Nestled in the quiet, cool hills of Holy Mt. Zion, a close-knit community in the hills above Montego Bay with a rich history rooted in Jamaica’s colonial past, Takuma Boutique Hotel and Villa Suites offers an authentic Jamaican lifestyle and culture experience just minutes from the Sangster International Airport as well as Rosehall Great House, Rosehall Convention Center and Cinnamon Hill Golf Course.
Sea Miracle Villa Duncans Bay
The Sea Miracle Villa sits just a few hundred feet from the beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean. With warm sea breezes, beautiful flowers adorning the gardens, sounds of reggae music and the smell of local fare cookingyou will fall in love with the villa and Jamaica. In a recent remodel, no detail was spared. Everything was touched or is completely brand new from the roof to the floor and everything in between!
Royal Vista Villa Duncans
Royal Vista Villa is in Duncans, on Jamaica’s north coast, about 45 minutes from the Donald Sangster International airport in Montego Bay and about 20 minutes from the town of Falmouth. It is a spacious, luxurious, and safe 5-bedroom vacation villa in the gated community of Silver Sands.
Olcamlodge Villa RUNAWAY BAY
Nestled in a tranquil tropical garden, Olcamlodge Villa is a charming 5-bedroom vacation home in a quiet, residential area of Runaway Bay, on Jamaica’s beautiful north coast, about 50 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and right next door to the Jewel International Resort’s18-hole golf course. The resort town of Ocho Rios is only 15 minutes away. Among other things, the villa has a 29ft swimming pool, private beach access and is the perfect setting for a quiet, romantic getaway. Or a fabulous group vacation.
Blue Lotus Villa Whitehouse, Jamaica
Eve’s Rockaway Villa New Forest
Eve’s Rockaway is a very private 6 bedroom villa in New Forest about 3 and one half hours from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. It is a beautiful and tranquil home with 360 views of the local phenomenon known as Rose Hill. The home is perfect for a group of friends or family looking to do very little but rest, relax and toke in private within the walled confines of a luxury villa.
Seaview Chateau MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA
Seaview Chateau is a 9-bedroom French-style villa in Montego Bay, a mere 15 minutes from the Sangster International Airport. The house is beautiful, comfortable, spacious and on a hillside with manicured grounds overlooking the peaceful, quiet and safe residential community of Ironshore. It is just a short hop to downtown Montego Bay for music, nightlife, galleries, craft markets, duty free shops, beaches, water sports, sunset cruises, and so much more! There are also 3 golf courses and horseback riding within a 5-to-10-minute drive of the villa.
Villa Maranatha Discovery Bay
Maranatha Villa is at a serene spot in Discovery Bay on the edge of the Caribbean, away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist towns about 40 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay with breathtaking views of thesea, glorious sunsets, and the moonshine dancing on the waves.
Forever Cottage ROBINS BAY
Forever Cottage is actully two off-the-beaten-path, one-bedroom cottages perched on a cliff with their own private beach just below. The British colonial style, ecofriendly, solar powered resort property in Robins Bay, a small fishing village, on Jamaica’s northeast coast, 2 hours from the Norman International Airport in kingston and 3 hours from the Montego International Airport welcomes guests with luxury, privacy and absolutely no crowds.
Llantrissant is well located, between Negril’s West End and Seven Mile Beach and although both of those areas provide their own special experience, Llantrissant is unique in terms of the privacy and relaxation available on this two-acre estate. Its two private beaches, excellent views, landscaped yard, and exceptional staff all combine to create a magical vacation experience.
Ivy’s Cove Whitehouse, Jamaica
There are people who believe that Ivy’s Cove is the best boutique hotel in Jamaica. Situated in the quiet fishing village of Whitehouse on Jamaica’s tranquil south coast, this Google 5-star rated property has captured the hearts of both locals and tourists alike. It is spacious, comfortable, peaceful, magical, luxurious, modern, and on its own private beach with all the amenities a discerning traveler would expect – such as, air conditioning, 50-inch smart TV, and a full kitchen. You’ll have access to just about anything you could ever need from a private chef to jamming music all night.
Jamaica Ocean View Villa Ocho Rios
Jamaica Ocean View Villa is a Mediterranean style villa in Ocho Rios with five spacious individually decorated, air-conditioned bedrooms and a dedicated full-time staff that includes a chef, butler, housekeeper, and grounds person steps away from the ocean. The villa will delight you with an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind vacation where elegance, and Jamaica’s natural beauty reign supreme.
Marvette’s Hideaway WHITE HOUSE
Marvette’s Hideaway is luxury 5-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom getaway in Whitehouse along Jamaica’s beautiful and pristine southwest coast about 45 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. Situated on a hill, this restful and luxurious hideaway offers relaxing views of the ocean and the property’s extensive landscaped grounds, as well as its flower and herb gardens. It is also just a short walk to a secluded beach with dazzling white sand and clear water.
Moringa Ingadi Village Treasure Beach, Jamaica
Moringa Ingadi Village is in Treasure Beach on the laid-back southwest coast of Jamaica. The property consists of 3 spacious and authentic African themed corrages that offer a comfortable, bohemian, re-energizing,private, peacefuland very affordable home away from home, It is also close to the beach with amazingly warm, friendly and solicitous hosts.
Easyman’s Cottage Fairy Hill
Easyman’s Cottage offers a safe, natural, and rustic Jamaican experience at the edge of a rainforest – but with the expected comforts – good quality towels and bed linen, complimentary coffee and tea, natural soaps, etc. The cottage is situated off the main road between Port Antonio and Boston about 3 hours from the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. It’s a great place to unwind close to nature and Jamaican village life with dogs barking, cocks crowing and night noises of crickets and frogs.
Brown Berry Cottage Brucefield
Brown Berry Cottage is a spacious, recently renovated 3-bedroom country home in the farming community of Brucefield about 2 hours from the Donald Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and 21 minutes from the parish capital of Black River. The cottage is an excellent option for a small group of canna tourists on a budget. It’s but a short drive to beaches in Bluefields, Negril and Treasure Beach as well as popular attractions such YS Falls, Black River Safari, Lover’s Leap, Bamboo Avenue and Appleton Estates.
Kool Rooms Guest House Santa Cruz
Kool Rooms is a quiet, tranquil, five-bedroom guest house on the hills of Santa Cruzbut close to the beach on Jamaica’s famous southwest coast about 112-minute drive from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. The guestrooms feature well-equipped kitchens, air conditioning, flat screen TV, a terrace, beautiful gardens,and other amenities that provide a great mix of value, comfort, and convenience for the budget traveler. The guest house is popular with young travelers looking to chill in rural St. Elizabeth as well as with local reggae artists.
Papaya Hill Belmont
Perched on a promontory in Belmont are Papaya Hill’s two cozy cottages, named for the profusion of wild papaya, pimento, and breadfruit trees in the area. Belmont is a small, peaceful fishing villageclose to Whitehouse on Jamaica ‘s south coast, about 75 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. Belmont is known by many as the birthplace of reggae icon Peter Tosh.
Gowrie Inn Christiana
Gowrie Inn is a small B&B over 2500 ft above sea level in the small, lush farming community of Coleyville, just outside of Christiana, about 25 km from both of Jamaica’s international airports. It’s 17km to the well-known town of Mandeville. Christiana is a vibrant market town with shops, fast food restaurants and a small market. The inn takes its name from the nearby Gourie caves, the largest river cave on the island.
Backra’s Seaview Resort ALL SPICE GROVE, JAMAICA
Backra`s Seaview Resort is a quaint, small B&B in All Spice Grove on Jamaica’s beautiful northeast coast close to some of the most beautiful beaches on the island. It is 9.5 km from the town of Port Antonio, 3 hours from the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston and a 5-minute taxi ride to Shan Shy and Boston beaches. The resort is peaceful, tranquil and secluded and because of this, popular with writers, bloggers, and others seeking solace, solitude and privacy.
House Erabo Runaway Bay
House Erabo is a small but very well-run guesthouse on the beach in the village of Runaway Bay, along the Jamaican north coast between the tourist towns of Ocho Rios and Montego Bay, about 75 minutes from the Sangster International Airport. Operated by German expatriates, Elke McDonald and her son, Olaf, the property has been welcoming guests since 1989.
Nine Miles Cultural Hangout NINE MILES, JAMAICA
The Nine Miles Cultural Hangout is a B&B, cultural heritage village and tour company adjacent to the Bob Marley Mausoleum in the district of Nine Miles along Jamaica’s north coast about a 3-hour ride from the Donald Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. Nine Miles is also where Bob Marley was born, spent his formative years and is now his final resting place.
Positive Vibrations NEGRIL
Positive Vibrations is comprised of 4 quaint cottages in the small, off-the-beaten-path community of Divers Village in Negril’s West End – a mere 10-minutes’ walk from Rick’s Café. It is about 90 minutes from the Sangster International airport in Montego Bay and only about 5 minutes from downtown Negril. The property is popular with reggae artists and hosts dub sessions from time to time.
PaTracey’s Yaad PORT ANTONIO, JAMAICA
You’ll find PaTracey’s Yaad between Winnifred and Boston beaches in the Fairy Hill section of Port Antonio about two and a half hours from the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. The place is not easily described; it is part art gallery, part guesthouse and part music stage where you can rock to the hits of the ’70s and ’80s during their Hashtology – a mashup of vinyl selections, weed culture, weed art and ganja infused foods.
Villa Rasta Long Bay
Villa Rasta consists of 8 charming little bungalows overlooking the sea in Long Bay on Jamaica’s northeast coast about 3 hours from the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston. Sandwiched between the Blue Mountains and the sea, Long Bay is a magical, off the beating path location in one of Jamaica’s prettiest parishes about 45 minutes from the town of Port Antonio. In addition to the villa’s breathtaking views, guests love the picturesque sunrises, the friendly neighborhood, easy access to the area’s popular beaches and the ability to mingle with both locals and foreigners.
Fruit Tree Beach House Little Bay
Fruit Tree Beach House Bar and Grill sits in a garden along the beach in the quiet fishing village of Little Bay about 90 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and about 30 minutes from the resort town of Negril – along Jamaica’s beautiful southwest coast. Situated far off the beaten path in the middle of ganja country, Little Bay is one of the friendliest and most secluded private fishing villages to be found anywhere – far, far away from Jamaica’s busy resort towns. It is as close as you can get to the people and rhythms of rural island life.
Jah B’s Guest House Whitfield Hall
Located in the district of Whitfield Hall in the Blue Mountains, Jah B’s Guesthouse is on a working coffee farm about 3 hours from the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston with stunning views of the mountains. It is a simple, friendly dormitory-cum guesthouse run by a local Rasta and his family, with good Ital food and is particularly popular with budget-minded travelers.
Villa Sunrize Long Bay
Villa Sunrize is a 2nd floor, 750 sq. ft. 2-bedroom apartment in the sleepy seaside village of Long Bay about 3 hours across the mountains from Kingston and just minutes from such well-known attractions as Frenchman’s Cove, Reach Falls, Blue Lagoon and Boston Jerk Centre.The apartment overlooks the sea and is a perfect getaway for couples, groups, or singles.Long Bay, a one mile stretch of white sand beach, bars and small restaurants is just five minutes away.It’s 30 minutes from the town of Port Antonio.
Paradise Place Discovery Bay
Paradise Place is an 8-bedroom guesthouse minutes from the beach in the small, quiet resort town of Discovery Bay along Jamaica’s beautiful north coast about 50 minutes from the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and 25 minutes from the popular resort town of Ocho Rios. The guesthouse is configured to offer guests the choice of just rooms or a spacious 1- or 2-bedroom apartment. All with a seaview. Shops, restaurants, nightlife,and other entertainment are all within walking distance.
Stoney Gate Cottages NEGRIL
Negril’s Stoney Gate Cottages consists of 3 simple but colorful and well-appointed cottages overlooking the ocean, surrounded by gardens,and conveniently located close to beaches, shopping, and popular attractions like Rick’s Café. It is about 90 minutes from Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. Stoney Gate is compliant with all the Covid 19 protocols required by the Jamaican government.
School of Vision Rasta Camp & Guesthouse IRISH TOWN
School of Vision offers basic but comfortable and very affordable accommodations in the form of several single rooms and double rooms that share a bathroom, kitchen,and dining area. Guests range from hikers and backpackers to family groups. Just about anyone with a yen for an off-the-beaten-path, off the grid vacation and curiosity about Jamaican culture, in general and Rastafarianism, in particular. There is no airconditioning but but at over 3,000 ft. above sea level, you won’t miss it.
Jay’s Guest House HAGLEY GAP
Jay’s Guest House sits over 3,000 feet above sea level in Jamaica’s Blue Mountains in the district of Hagley Gap, about 3 hours from the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. This is not a posh resort. It is quaint, simple, and basic but comfortable and with all the amenities any traveler would expect. Jay’s Guest House is a place for the adventurous traveler; someone who’ll be happy spending a few days hanging out with villagers in a small coffee farming community in the mountains. And the views are absolutely stunning!
Polish Princess PORT ANTONIO
Polish Princess Guesthouse is a secluded vacation spot in the Fairy Hill neighborhood of Port Antonio on Jamaica’s northeast coast about 3 hours across the mountains from the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. Owners, Polish national Barbara Laing and her Jamaican husband, have named each of their 8 rooms after a Polish princess. Surrounded by farmers with goats and chickens, the neighborhood is rustic, laidback, quiet, and very safe. Guests like that the proximity to local beaches (Frenchman’s Cove. Winnifred Beach and Boston Beach) and the Blue Lagoon, one of the most popular attractions on the island.
Tha Lagoon Spot PORT ANTONIO
Tha Lagoon Spot is in San San, just outside the town of Port Antonio, about 3 hours across the mountains from the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. Nestled in a secluded spot, on a private drive right off the back entrance of the Blue Lagoon, Tha Lagoon Spot is an ideal hideaway for vacationers looking for a restful few days. The property’s several buildings offer guests options that from studio apartments to a 2 bedroom villas.