EMERALD VILLA 15 MINS OCHO RIOS 24HRS, FREE WI/FI
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The kitchen is equipped with modern named appliances, ‘Whirlpool’ which includes a 6 stove cooker, ice making fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster. There are plenty of large pots and pans, cutlery and dinner tableware to cater for 12 people.
The through lounge is spacious and comfortable with designer furnishing which includes large sofas, coffee tables, large dinning table which can sit 6 people. There is a CD Music System in the dining room and a television with a DVD player and Cable Television.
There is an utility room with a washing machine, ironing board & irons.
Things to do: The town Ocho Rios offers the white sands and clear water of a Caribbean island, complete with waterfalls and rainforests. Climb the natural staircase of ‘Dunns River Falls’, stroll the ‘Coyaba River Gardens’, take a drive down ‘Fern Gully’, visit the craft markets, swim with the dolphins at ‘Dolphin Cove’ or ride horseback along the plantations or the beaches. Reggae fans should make the trip to’ Nine Mile’, Bob Marley birthplace and final resting in the town of St Ann’s.
Ocho Rios is a well built up area. You will find many local banks with ATM’s, a local post Office, various supermarkets, Cambio Exchanges, local bars, restaurants, nightclubs, takeaway food shops including ‘KFC, Baskin Robins, Jucci Patti and Burger King. There is a market which sells various items, but mainly fresh fruit and vegetables. There are many stores which may interest a holidaymaker, such as Duty Free shops selling jewellery, gifts, souvenirs and alcohol.
Things to do: There are many beaches nearby-if you head towards the left from leaving the property, you will approach a local beach which is situated next to the local gas station. This journey is approximately a 10 minutes walk. There are three further beaches which charge a local fee of JS200. ‘Reggae Beach’ is situated 5 minutes out of Ocho Rios, town centre in the town named ‘White River’. If you head towards the right from leaving the property, you will find the famous, ‘James Bond Beach’ in the town named ‘Oracbessa’ which is approximately a 10 minute taxi drive. In the centre of Ochi Rios, there is the popular Ochi Rios Bay Beach where many local people, day trippers from the cruise ships and holidaymakers visit. These beaches offer changing facilities and refreshments.
There are many places to eat locally, ranging from local takeaway, dinning restaurants & ‘Jerk Centres’. The nearest large supermarket to the property is in an area named ‘Stewart Town’, which is approximately a 5-10 minute walk, (turn right outside the main gates). You will also find pubs, bars, restaurants, internet cafe, ice cream parlour and hairdressers/barbers too. During the evening at the weekend, music can often be heard from local dances in Stewart Town and also as far as James Bond Beachwhich is pleasant to hear whilst sitting on the veranda in the cool evenings.
Things to do: During the evenings, weekend and public holidays, the town of Ocho Rios becomes alive. It is not uncommon to find people selling jerk chicken until the early hours of the morning and to hear the beats of reggae music pumping on the streets. The stores and the local market are busy and you will also find the local higglers selling a variety of products on the roadside from CDs, DVD’s, clothing and items for the home. For the adventurous, listen to the local radio for events happening in the local area or for billboards advertising local concerts and dances.
Don’t fancy cooking on a Sunday, why don't you take a trip to ‘Priory Beach in Priory, St Anns, near Runaway Bay.The journey time is approximately 30 minutes from the town of Ocho Rios. This is the beach where the locals and tourists attend for a fun family atmosphere. You will find the adults and children either swimming in the beautiful sea, playing domino, cards, football or dancing to the local sounds. Come early or late.
Jennifer & Michael Dyer
This is a secure private development with 24hr gated security and night patrol person Offering 24 acres of lush well maintained individual gardens.
There is a patio at the front of the property that looks over to the ocean view . All bedrooms are fully furnished with air conditioning and television.
The kitchen is equipped with modern appliances, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine. and what you would expect in a well equipped kitchen.
The dining & lounge area is also spacious and comfortable. which includes a sofas, coffee tables, large dinning table which sits up to 6 people. There is a Music System, TV, player dvd, and Cable as well as internet this is free (wi/fi is chargeable at a small rate)
Our friendly dedicated staff will welcome you upon arrival and will assist you in making your holiday experience the best. Our staff will clean and tidy the villa daily, (except Sundays) The House Keeper & our chef Delroy will cook and serve all your meals, at a small cost. (most of our clients just like to start the day with breakfast). Delroy is popular and he has his own resturant in Ocho Rios so you will need to book him early.
We are situated very close to local attractions such as Ian Fleming the famous writer, James Bond & Reggae Beach
if you want to do self catering or Chef Delroy is always available to cook breakfast, you will find both staff very helpful.
We also provide you with a mobile cell phone to use while you are staying at the villa. You will find it very useful for local calls, and international to USA, Canada, and Uk , the mobile phone number is given to you before you arrive for you to give to friends and family before you leave to come to Jamaica..
Daily transport: Tours and the local beaches.
We also provide local tours if you are interested in booking a tour please speak to Dennis our driver who knows the island very well. (He doesn't drive fast) Qualify Maxi tour.
There are several wonderful beaches and historial palces to see, within a few miles of the Emerald villa, Reggae Beach, Golden Sands, James Bond Beach and Laughing Waters. Hamony Hall museums, Battle side, musems, and Tower Isles.
The famous Bob Marley's birthplace at Nine Mile and playwright Noel Coward's house Firefly with its spectacular view over Port Maria are worth a visit.
About 10 mins drive from the villa check out White River where there is a choice of kayaking, tubing or rafting down a three mile stretch of the river from the 17th century landmark Spanish Bridge, the view is breath taking and it is inexpensive don't forget to knock down prices, with the locals they love it.
Don't forget the famous Dunn's River Falls, even if you have been before you will be surprised just how much has changed in the short time you can actually spend a whole day there with the family swimming at the beach and enjoying that famous 'jerk chicken'.
We provide babysitting services, Our staff are also police checked and have many experience working in villas and apartments as well as the hotels industry, we are also a registered business in Jamaica and we are licence with the Jamaica Tourist Board of Villas and Apartments.
Received From Orvile White
The property is great and very clean. The sofabed and single bed in living area are both confortable for sleeping. The bedroom is also nice and the bed comfy. lovely bathroom and fab shower. The apartment is cleaned by Stefanie who is an absolute diamond and is very thorough, the kitchen has all the amenities that you need. The internet was fast and came in very handy, loved the hi-fi, the cable TV and if you have an ipod then there is a docker for it. Apartment has a lovely big balcony. My overall stay in the apartment was fantastic and i would higly recommend staying here.