A Green and Sustainable Holiday
Enjoy a Jamaica of lush unusual beauty arranged by two intimate, independent eco-boutique properties, that both share a commitment to sustainable tourism.
Lime Tree Farm and Mocking Bird Hill have teamed up to provide the unique â€˜Sea & Mountains Escapeâ€™ – an incredible Caribbean holiday that is off the beaten track and environmentally friendly.
Luxury Away from the Maddening Crowds
A stay at both will enable you to enjoy the complementary landscapes of both locations and have a truly unique break that allows you to explore the real, unspoilt Jamaica far away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist resorts.
What better way to spend a holiday than to experience the warm local welcome at both hideaways, nestled in stunning beauty close to nearby villages where you can grab a refreshing beer and enjoy a quick chat if you should ever get bored!
Mountains & Secret Botanical Gardens
You will be picked up by Charlie from â€˜The Independentâ€™s Caribbean Hotel of the Weekâ€™ – Lime Tree Farm, who will drive you up to their 1,040m above sea level working Blue Mountain Coffee Estate to stay in one of their unique cottages: Lookout, Wood or Water. Highlights of your itinerary here include a gentle hike to & organic picnic at Cinchona Gardens, the oldest botanical gardens in the Caribbean, a visit around the coffee estate & Mavis Bank Coffee Factory, and a
ramble through the local communities of Tower Hill & Lime Tree.
Sea and Rafting on the Rio Grande
From the Blue Mountains you travel to the North Coast to Hotel Mocking Bird Hill, Jamaicaâ€™s award winning eco-chic boutique hotel, home to the Frommerâ€™s acclaimed Mille Fleurs Restaurant.
Here you can take your time to enjoy a variety of intimate coves and beaches starting with the romantic Frenchmanâ€™s Cove where you can snorkel and dive in the crystal Caribbean Sea, then hike in the lush Rio Grande Valley, home to many indigenous birds and go bamboo rafting on the Rio Grande.
The Land of Wood and Water
Discover the natural beauty of our diverse landscapes, from the lush tropical coast, with its manyÂ coves, unspoilt waterfalls and rain forested valleys to the wild Montane forests of the Blue MountainsÂ - home to the best coffee in the world â€˜Blue Mountain coffeeâ€™.Â Come and be inspired by an untouched Jamaica – take our special Sea & Mountain Escape andÂ realise that there is a world more to Jamaica than just â€¦rum â€™nâ€™ reggae.