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Archive for January, 2010

  • Full Moon & Tree Frog Chorus at Jamaica Eco-Lodge

    Full Moon & Tree Frog Chorus at Jamaica Eco-Lodge

    There are many things that make staying in an eco-lodge in Jamaica special. One could be that it doesn’t require “roughing it”; you can still be ‘green’ and enjoy guiltless luxury if you stay at Port Antonio’s elegant Hotel Mockingbird Hill, voted best Caribbean eco-hotel by American Express.

     
  • The Cost of Getting a Taxi Jamaican Style

    The Cost of Getting a Taxi Jamaican Style

    A lot of visitors to Jamaica often remark about how the cost of hiring a legal cab to travel in Jamaica costs the same or even exceeds what they would pay back home; most people expect a developing country’s costs to be in line with living costs, therefore transportation should be cheaper.

     
  • Help Haiti Please

    Help Haiti Please

    Hotel Mockingbird Hill are sending an urgent appeal to all our friends & guests to help our Haitian neighbours just 100 miles across the sea from Port Antonio.

     
  • The Girl Guide to Holidaying In Jamaica

    The Girl Guide to Holidaying In Jamaica

    Like many places in the world there are subtle cultural differences that you will encounter when having a break in Jamaica, especially as a woman. You may share the same language, but in the same way that there are differences between the UK and the US you will encounter some minute differences in Jamaican attitudes

     
  • Guest Reviews for Jamaica’s No 1 Eco Hotel

    Guest Reviews for Jamaica’s No 1 Eco Hotel

    Like everyone the team at Hotel Mockingbird Hill love to get feedback from our guests on why they have or haven't enjoyed their stays at our intimate eco-boutique hotel, it helps us to improve if something isn't right and of course for us to celebrate the good things that you like!

     
  • We’ve Made it Into the List of Best Eco Spas!

    We’ve Made it Into the List of Best Eco Spas!

    For those looking afor the best eco spa experience take a look this month’s Organic Spa Magazine where we proudly feature in their new 2010 'Annual Guide to the Best Eco-spa & Spa Hotels

     
  • 10000 Birds Flock to Mocking Bird Hill Jamaica

    10000 Birds Flock to Mocking Bird Hill Jamaica

    At the end of 2009 we had 10,000 Birds founder Mike Bergin stay at Hotel Mockingbird Hill spending some time discovering how good birding in Jamaica actually is!

     
  • Rain? Well for the Length of Time it Takes to Drink a Jamaican Chocolate Tea

    Rain? Well for the Length of Time it Takes to Drink a Jamaican Chocolate Tea

    Thankfully, when it rains in Port Antonio it generally pours but only for a very short time; enough, just to keep our precious Jamaican Rain Forest happy and allow our guests to get back to enjoying the main reasons that they come, to explore Jamaica and make the most of the Caribbean Sun!