Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Montego Bay - Datura Villa
Great for families and groups, close to beaches and all tourist activites
Datura Villa is a five bedroom, fully staffed, private vacation destination that is located just seven miles from the Montego Bay airport in the town of Reading. The villa sits 500 feet above sea level, on nine private acres, and affords spectacular views of Montego Bay and its islands.
Originally built in 1930 by the editor of The New Yorker magazine, the villa has the amenities of a fine hotel and yet offers affordable luxury, privacy, and close proximity to all tourist activities, nightlife, and the airport.
Within the house is a high-ceiling, grand living room with mahogany floors, a library, bar, TV room with a state-of-the-art LCD projector and eight foot screen, antiques, a screened-in dining room overlooking the aquamarine waters below, and a modern commercial kitchen with pantry, ice maker, two refrigerators, and blenders.
The large terrace, which is ideal for day- dreaming and viewing stars at night, overlooks the large swimming pool and hot tub. Also on the grounds are a tennis court, a large, private fitness pavilion with state-of-the-art equipment, tropical gardens, bird-watching, and fruit trees of Mango, Orange, banana, coconut, lemon, allspice, ackee, nesberry, papaya, and breadfruit.
Within short distances, there are several beautiful beaches, 5 excellent golf courses, SCUBA, Para-sailing, plantation tours, bird watching, river rafting, horseback riding, waterfalls, spa treatments, shopping, dining/dancing, nightclubs and a casino.
Included in the rental price is a full staff consisting of a cook, housekeeper, maid(s), caretaker/gardener, and our property manager/concierge.
Complementary guest laundry is provided as well as fresh linens and towels.
This is the perfect spot for families, honeymoons, weddings, and groups of friends to relax and play.
- Events Allowed
- children welcome
- pets considered
- smoking allowed
- wheelchair accessible
About Randel Cole
Our family has owned and operated Datura since 1982. We take great pride in making your vacation comfortable with excellent service and carefree.
Randel Cole purchased this villa in 1982
Why Randel Cole chose Montego Bay
Datura was originally built in 1930 and sits on one of the most prized properties in the Montego Bay area. Sitting on the northern slope, it offers shade and cool breezes along with outstanding views of all of Montego bay and the islands. It really has to be seen to be believed.
What makes this villa unique
Datura offers the privacy and tropical beauty while being close to the airport, shopping, beaches, golf, rafting, boating, and a short drive to all tourist activities. As it sits on 9 acres, privacy, superior service, the tropical gardens, a private pool, hot tub, fitness center, large bedrooms with queen and king beds, tennis courts, and tropical gardens makes for a luxurious and highly exclusive vacation.
Datura is also a member of both the Montego Bay Yacht Club and Seawind Beach Club. Our villa membership gives all of our guests free admittance to the Seawind beach, including beach chairs and umbrellas. There is also a large swimming pool, bar service, the Calypso restaurant (20% discount for dinner) showers, changing rooms, and water sports (Parasailing, Tubing,Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Banana Boat Ride, Glass bottom Boat Ride, Snorkeling Trips, Kayaks, Pedal Boats, Hobie Wave, Windsurfing, Scuba Diving).
Our Montego Bay Yacht Club offers our guests free use of the two tennis courts, a lounge, bar, pool table and waterside dining with a 20% discount.