Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Set on 2.5 acres of private Jamaican hillside overlooking Ocho Rios, Barbary provides you with the seclusion of a private estate within just minutes drive of the sights and attractions of Ocho Rios and Jamaica's north shore.
• 4 Bedrooms for 2+ people in each!
• 4 Bathrooms
• Fully equipped Kitchen
• Indoor Atrium for watching the stars at night from the comfort of the villa!
• Living Room, Dining Room, Sun Room, full outside Patio area overlooking St. Ann's Bay
• Private outdoor Pool
• Total privacy
The grounds of Barbary are fully fruited with plantain's, banana's, grapefruit, orange, lime, mango, coconut, ackee, almond, pawpaw, soursop, and more! We even provide mint for your mohito's! All the comforts of home with the additional relaxation of a tropical vacation! Our staff are on hand to assure your vacation is one you will never forget!
Villa Amenities/Villa Staff
• Excellent housekeeper & gardener/property manager
• On-site security at night (as required by Jamaican law)
Driver and/or cook available upon request for a reasonable fee.
Pick limes for your cola, oranges & grapefruit for breakfast, or ackee for an authentic Jamaican meal - all from trees on the grounds of Barbary.
Play cards or a board game in the sun room, or lounge after a swim in the pool, eat a snack in the dining room, watch movies, enjoy your favorite CD's, put together a jigsaw puzzle, read a book from the villa library, enjoy the indoor atrium or just sit back and soak in the fabulous view of Ocho Rios and St. Ann's Bay by day or night.
IN & AROUND OCHO RIOS (all times are by car unless otherwise noted)
Dunn's River Falls—Only 7 minutes from Barbary. A must do activity is a walk up the falls.
Fern Gully—a 3 mile stretch of highway just 5 minutes away. Fern Gully is lined with lush ferns and tropical plants.
Walking distance from Barbary find Mahoe Falls & Coyaba Gardens. The museum at Coyaba offers information & displays on the original Jamaicans—the Arawaks. Villa Barbary guests have free entry to this island hot spot!
Shaw Park Botanical Gardens are just minutes from Barbary. Offering 25 beautiful acres of gardens and water falls.
Wassi Art Pottery Works offers a tour of their pottery factory just east of Ocho Rios & has a showroom of original works they will pack for travel or shipping.
Shop until you drop during the day, enjoy the nightlife in Ocho Rios at the numerous night spots where Reggae is the music of choice, or visit the Treasure Hunt Casino in Ocho Rios for a little gaming fun anytime.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ocho Rios 4 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Montego Bay 90 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The rooms on the main floor of Barbary all lead to a fantastic open air atrium - in the middle of the house! Watch the stars in your jammies! The atrium provides great cross ventilation of the light tropical breezes..
Almost every room has a fantastic view of the Carribean,the north shore of the island, and/or Ocho Rios. The only room without a great view of the Carribean or the mountains along the coast is the fully equipped kitchen. Rosetta, our chef, will keep the kitchen going cooking up your favourites...her specialty is authentic Jamaican cuisine.
You will get to know the staff of Barbary as they work to make every day of your vacation informative, relaxing, and fun. When you leave the island you will leave behind four new friends and a place you can call home. .
|Further details outdoors|
The private pool is around the side of the property with great views of the hills surrounding Ocho Rios. The pool is a great place to catch some rays, enjoy a quick dip, and either visit or read one of the books from the villa library. There is a pond and waterfall just outside the front door. The long circular drive and 2 1/2 acres of property assures the privacy of the Villa. Evening security is required by Jamaican law when renting a villa...evening security is present from 6pm until 6am
We offer last minute discounts and discounts for stays of two weeks or more. Accommodations for parties or gatherings at the Villa can be arranged with prior notice and communication.
The North Jamaica Coast region
Ocho Ríos (also known by the nickname Ochie) is a town on the northern coast of Jamaica, located in the parish of Saint Ann. It is a popular tourist destination, well known for scuba diving and other water sports.
Ocho Ríos was once a sleepy fishing village until it was discovered. Ocho Ríos is a favored destination of many famous beachcombers such as disco diva Donna Summer, and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones. It is now second only to Montego Bay in importance to the tourism industry in Jamaica.
It is a popular destination for cruise ships.
Ocho Ríos is also known as the home of Dunn's River Falls. This is a popular attraction that is visited by thousands of visitors each year. Dunn's River Falls cascades down approximately 695 feet into the sea. Fed by springs located in the hills above, visitors take pleasure in 'climbing' the falls as the water rushes around them.
In and around Ocho Rios:
- Dunn’s River Falls—Only 7 minutes from Barbary. A must do activity is a walk up the falls.
- Fern Gully—a 3 mile stretch of highway just 5 minutes away. Fern Gully is lined with lush ferns and tropical plants.
- Walking distance from Barbary find Mahoe Falls & Coyaba River Garden Acres of gardens, a falls, a museum.
- The museum offers information & displays on the original Jamaicans—the Arawaks.
- Shaw Park Botanical Gardens are just minutes from Barbary. Offering 25 beautiful acres of gardens and water falls.
- Wassi Art Pottery Works offers a tour of their pottery factory just east of Ocho Rios & has a showroom of original works they will pack for travel or shipping.