Jamaica’s Blue Mountain Coffee is one of those drinks that once tried is never forgotten. Vibrant but gentle, this rich but mellow coffee is the world’s most expensive coffee & Japan’s favourite
More than the Beach Blog
Valentine’s Day in Jamaica… what could be more romantic than organic fine dining in Jamaica’s most intimate eco-boutique hotel restaurant, Mille Fleurs, where love & beauty is celebrated
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 Mocking Bird Hill, voted best Caribbean eco-hotel by American Express.
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.
Hotel Mocking Bird 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.
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
Like everyone the team at Hotel Mocking Bird 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!
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
At the end of 2009 we had 10,000 Birds founder Mike Bergin stay at Hotel Mocking Bird Hill spending some time discovering how good birding in Jamaica actually is!
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!
No Christmas vacation in Jamaica is complete without a large glass of Sorrel, ideally accompanying a moist wedge of heady, all-spice & rum Christmas Cake.
If you are looking to experience the most beautiful, locally-sourced Jamaican food available this Christmas and holiday period on the island