Tropical Acres of Bio-diversity
Set nestled within 6.5 tropical acres the hotel’s hilltop location offers superb Blue Mountain and Caribbean Sea vistas whilst overlooking the Antillean town of Port Antonio and her beautiful natural double harbour, spectacular by day and romantic by night. The hotel’s elevated position ensures guests can enjoy gentle cooling breezes, a welcome alternative to resort air-conditioning and the peace & quiet that being 2 miles outside of the main town brings.
Best Place for Bird Watching
The bio-diverse gardens attract more than 28 endemic birds and is listed in ‘Birds of the West Indies’ as one of the best places for bird-watching in Jamaica.
Beaches, Waterfalls & Coffee Plantations
The hotel offers a free 5-minute shuttle down to the close-by white sand beaches of Frenchman’s Cove, one of Jamaica’s prettiest coves, where you can you can enjoy the luxury of secluded dips in both fresh water streams and the Caribbean Sea.
A short drive is the rainforest clad ‘Reich Falls’ a series of limestone cascades with jade pools deep enough for diving, one of Jamaica’s most beautiful waterfalls. Hiking is recommended in the nearby Blue Mountains through coffee plantations and friendly rural hamlets all offering the experience & tastes of real Jamaica.
Port Antonio – The Caribbean’s Secret Eden
Jamaica’s Port Antonio or ‘Porty’ timeless tranquil charm has been a favourite holiday spot for celebs since Errol Flynn first bought a house and the nearby Navy Island off Port Antonio. In the 1960s Port Antonio attracted the jet set with Garfield Weston building the first all inclusive resort and at that time the world’s most expensive hotel at Frenchman’s Cove. Stars including Shakira, Tom Cruise & Harrison Ford still flock to Port Antonio the Jamaica & the Caribbean’s best kept secret Eden.
Built around a natural double harbour which has been described as being ‘the most exquisite port on earth’ and at the foot of the Blue Mountains a walk through this rural township is like stepping back into its Spanish & English colonial past. Buildings that line its streets worth a photo-stop include a C19th unexpected neo-Romanesque Anglican stone church and the charming gingerbread DeMontevin Lodge.