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Lonnie or Stanley

Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks English

Beachfront Hideaway, Walk to All the Flavors of Negril Beach

17 Reviews
People32
Bedrooms 16
Bathrooms11
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 16 bedroom holiday cottage in South Coast Jamaica

Cottage, 16 Bedrooms 7+ Baths

Nirvana is a BEACH FRONT property centrally located on Negril's 7 mile Beach.

You can rent one unit, several units or the whole property for family reunions, retreats, seminars, groups or special intimate weddings right on the beach or in our exotic tropical private gardens.

We have a natural & casual un-hotel atmosphere that offers an authentic & unique Jamaican beach front retreat where 'the most important thing on your vacation is each other.'

Nirvana is a terrific value and is the perfect spot for your trip to Negril Beach, Jamaica. You can't choose a better spot for a wonderful get away in a tropical garden setting right on Negril beach with only 12 rentals to suit individual tastes.

'Your relaxing vacation with privacy & security is our priority.'

The intimate & unique beachfront setting with that famous Negril ambiance, romance, privacy, personal service & outstanding security makes Nirvana the perfect choice for your laid back island-style Caribbean beachfront vacation.

Our spacious & airy family style cottage or our romantic beachfront suite with our outstanding Jamaican staff & excellent security in a private beachfront garden setting is exactly what you're looking for.

Imagine a peaceful & exotic lush tropical garden where you can relax in a hammock in the shady gardens filled with fruit trees, all kinds of blooming flowers & orchids which attract many butterflies, hummingbirds & songbirds.....all set on 2 acres right in the center of the beach, an easy barefoot walk to all Negril's attractions. You will find every kind of water sport, local jerk stands, tasty snack shops, beach bars, charming cafe's & restaurants in every price range as well as colorful & interesting local craft markets & chic little beach boutiques. Spend your day taking in all the flavors of Negril, or just relax & hang out under a favorite palm tree.

American-style comforts in our rentals & exceptional hospitality from our friendly & caring Jamaican staff will make you feel right at home.

YOU COME AS A GUEST & LEAVE AS A FRIEND

We are the only property on Negril Beach that has no beach bar or restaurant or anything else open to the public. Nirvana is an authentic & unique private beach front garden property for our guests' use only.

Our staff is happy to offer personal guidance & direct you to all that is happening in Negril.

Our friendly full time concierge will greet you on arrival & is out on the beach & around the grounds every day.

Sandra is our guest concierge. Just ask her for all your requests & extra services such as scheduling cottage cook service, babysitting or nanny service, personal laundry service & more. She will suggest entertainment & dining tips & make your reservations.

She will arrange taxi's for shopping or fully guided country tours, sight seeing trips & all kinds of day trips to the very same attractions at much cheaper prices than those offered on Internet sites.

Ask her to order you fresh oranges from the orange man (for a fee) housekeepers will squeeze them daily if you ask.

All this makes Nirvana a great choice for a peaceful & unique private & secure hideaway vacation spot.

AT NIRVANA ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ASK!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Lonnie or Stanley (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Lonnie or Stanley

No neon signs or advertising will draw your attention to Nirvana on the Beach. You could walk right past the resort without noticing the unpretentious driveway that leads into a glorious tropical garden on Jamaica’s famed Negril Beach.

Palm fringed, with silky soft, powder-white sand, Negril Beach stretches for about 4 miles on the western tip of this Caribbean island. Nirvana, in the center of Negril Beach, is caressed by warm turquoise waters.

A rural New York couple, Lonnie and Stanley Gottlieb discovered Negril Beach decades ago when the free-spirited hippie generation appreciated the laid-back lifestyle the Negril area offers. They built Nirvana on a 2 acre plot of beachfront jungle in the mid 1980s.

The 12 unit guest property is inspired by nature. Beachfront cottages have two or three bedrooms and spacious living/dining rooms. Furnishings are simple and unpretentious, yet charming, with wicker chairs and plantation blinds.

Nirvana on the Beach is simple living in a perfect climate.

Why Lonnie or Stanley chose South Coast Jamaica

stable English speaking Gov't with a long history of welcoming foreign investors

short plane trip from USA & Canada

spectacular natural environment on a pristine beach with no high rise development

well educated labor pool

What makes this cottage unique

Relaxing beachfront property

Excellent staff

Local and intimate

Spectacular white sand beach front

24 hour security

FREE wi fi

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was amazing! We will most definitely be back! Such great staff and such great food so close! Thanks a bunch!



Kate
Jan 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

Beachfront Hideaway, Walk to All the Flavors of Negril Beach
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 30 reviews
5

A Piece of Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

I've been going to Nirvana for at least ten years. It's a laid back kind of place...cottages, simple and kept spotlessly clean...you feel like you're in botanical gardens...you never feel like you're being intruded upon...it's safe and peaceful. The grounds are kept clean 24 hours a day. The staff is amazing and so helpful. In the morning, you hear the gentle lilt of Jamaican accents...as you awake to the scent of Blue Mountain coffee brewing... you can get your laundry done...you can have one meal a day cooked for you. Nirvana has it's own stretch of beach and you're never intruded upon...you can just relax and enjoy the beauty that surrounds you. It's in the middle of everything and can walk to all the restaurants on the beach. There's music every night, somewhere along the beach. So, if you want a peaceful, private holiday, without the glitz and glamour of a hotel, try the little cottage in Negril, have a holiday at Nirvana.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2007
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: we love to take care of everything for you to have the best vacation ever
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24 2
Omaha, NE
5

Perfection in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time to Jamaica and thanks to Nirvana and it's people, it will not be my last trip. Everything is clean, the people are great, close to everything, just absolutely peaceful and enjoyable. People from the high end all inclusives were envious because of the beach area being open and uncrowded. And if you really want to be with the crowds, you are within walking distance. If you are wanting a homey, comfortable, and clean atmosphere then this is the place. Thanks to Zemroy, Sharon, Breezy, Shine, Errol, and the ladies, I now have a new family. Go! It's worth it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for kids

  • 5 of 5

I think it's the nicest place on the whole beach! We had hours and hours when we were the only ones in the water or on the beach: it was amazing to feel so uncrowded and safe and relaxed. We loved all the shade and the space. Errol was always nearby, making sure we were ok with the vendors or if our kid needed a floatie :). He was chill and alert. Loved him. And Sandra greeted us when we arrived! So nice! And Doris got David his heart meds right away. And the room was clean & perfect, as you recommended (the first-floor suite, so our kid could run in and out easily).

The grounds were gorgeous! And Moses told us about the trees when we asked. It was awesome. We'd come back in a second.

Take care,

Dana (from snowy Winnipeg)

PS. Last year, we stayed at a huge, beautiful all - inclusive, and the beach was crowded and there was a scramble for shade everywhere. Nirvana is wayyyyyyy better :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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6 1
Queens, NY
5

Stay Here for a really nice relaxing time

  • 5 of 5

Nirvana is AMAZING. The people are SO friendly. It is a 30 second walk from your bed to the beautiful beach, clear blue water and sun. The grounds are so well-maintained and people cook for you if you get the food. It is a short walk from many restaurants and activities. The only downside is no air conditioning in cottage #3. But honestly - it didn't bother me at all. It is a true deal and I highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: we're so glad you enjoyed Nirvana & we hope to see you again soon, Lonnie
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5 0
Buffalo, NY, US
5

New favorite vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Nirvana was in the perfect location that allowed us to get away from the typical resort-style vacation. By far the nicest beach and grounds we saw on our walks up and down the beach. The staff was very friendly, the room was spotless, and the information provided in the room was helpful. We didn't know what to expect and were a little nervous about being on our own in Negril but were pleasantly surprised with the whole trip. We will definitely be back (hopefully in the near future!) to Nirvana.

Tips: 1) Grocery store 10 minutes by taxi, but plenty of restaurants on beach. Try jerk stands on the roadside, especially The Best in the West, across the street, for the best grilled shrimp. 2) Bring bug spray for mosquitoes after sunset. 3) Bring a flashlight just in case. 4) Go the the West End/Cliffs and LTU Pub for a beautiful view and amazing food.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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6 2
Brooklyn Iowa USA
5

My kind of place

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Nirvana in Mid March this year. It was our 1st time to Jamiaca. I stumbled upon reviews and a website for Nirvana. I took a chance and booked our stay without any personal references. I could not have picked a better place to stay. Even walking the beaches I don't believe I could have stayed anywhere else and been as happy. We stayed in the Veranda Suite and fit our needs perfectly. All the staff was wonderful!!! Eveyone introduced themselves and were very friendly and helpful. to The landscape at Nirvana was perfectly manicured. Hats off to Moses and his crew.The security crew Errol, Shine & Nicardo were the best. The beach was wonderful. Errol put our chairs out every morning. The house keeping staff was in and out before you knew it. Leon our driver took us serveral places, He was great. There are bars and restaurants very close buy. We are not into big all inclusive resorts, if that is what you are looking for Nirvana is not for you. We really got to experience a true Jamiacan vacation. We walked the beaches. We were at Nirvana 8 days and felt we could have stayed there forever. There is so much to do and see we should have stayed longer. We will definately be back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Montego Bay (MBJ)
Nearest Barpub
next door
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Negril Hills 18 holf golf course
Nearest Restaurant
Rainbow Arches, Best in the West Jerk Center,
Nearest Beach
directly on Negril Beach

Nirvana is a BEACH FRONT property centrally located on Negril's 7 mile Beach.

You can rent one unit, several units or the whole property for family reunions, retreats, seminars, groups or special intimate weddings right on the beach or in our exotic tropical private gardens.

We have a natural & casual un-hotel atmosphere that offers an authentic & unique Jamaican beach front retreat where 'the most important thing on your vacation is each other.'

Nirvana is a terrific value and is the perfect spot for your trip to Negril Beach, Jamaica. You can't choose a better spot for a wonderful get away in a tropical garden setting right on Negril beach with only 12 rentals to suit individual tastes.

'Your relaxing vacation with privacy & security is our priority.'

The intimate & unique beachfront setting with that famous Negril ambiance, romance, privacy, personal service & outstanding security makes Nirvana the perfect choice for your laid back island-style Caribbean beachfront vacation.

Our spacious & airy family style cottage or our romantic beachfront suite with our outstanding Jamaican staff & excellent security in a private beachfront garden setting is exactly what you're looking for.

Imagine a peaceful & exotic lush tropical garden where you can relax in a hammock in the shady gardens filled with fruit trees, all kinds of blooming flowers & orchids which attract many butterflies, hummingbirds & songbirds.....all set on 2 acres right in the center of the beach, an easy barefoot walk to all Negril's attractions. You will find every kind of water sport, local jerk stands, tasty snack shops, beach bars, charming cafe's & restaurants in every price range as well as colorful & interesting local craft markets & chic little beach boutiques. Spend your day taking in all the flavors of Negril, or just relax & hang out under a favorite palm tree.

American-style comforts in our rentals & exceptional hospitality from our friendly & caring Jamaican staff will make you feel right at home.

YOU COME AS A GUEST & LEAVE AS A FRIEND

We are the only property on Negril Beach that has no beach bar or restaurant or anything else open to the public. Nirvana is an authentic & unique private beach front garden property for our guests' use only.

Our staff is happy to offer personal guidance & direct you to all that is happening in Negril.

Our friendly full time concierge will greet you on arrival & is out on the beach & around the grounds every day.

Just ask her for all your requests & extra services such as scheduling cottage cook service, babysitting or nanny service, personal laundry service & more. She will suggest entertainment & dining tips & make your reservations.

She will arrange taxi's for shopping or fully guided country tours, sight seeing trips & all kinds of day trips to the very same attractions at much cheaper prices than those offered on Internet sites.

Ask her to order you fresh oranges from the orange man (for a fee) housekeepers will squeeze them daily if you ask.

All this makes Nirvana a great choice for a peaceful & unique private & secure hideaway vacation spot.

AT NIRVANA ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ASK!

We have free WI-FI through out our property for your lap top or iPad, as well as Phone and fax service available for a charge in our office. There are several Internet cafes close by as well.

Our recommended friendly & dependable JUTA insured drivers offer private airport transfers at reasonable rates. They have well equipped & maintained vans & taxi's & are happy to see to all your transportation needs, They check with you each day about your transportation needs if asked to.They are available for grocery shopping & will wait for you & bring you back to help you un-load.

They also offer reasonable rates for many interesting fully guided day trips to the beautiful countryside, stopping at colorful local markets for unique Jamaican handicrafts & wood carvings.

You can choose to visit several pristine waterfalls that are a nature lover's delight, an exotic market day trip to nearby Savanna La Mar, scenic Lover's Leap & the thrilling Black River Safari on the

South Coast as well as many other special & beautiful tours.......just ask us!

Our beach guard is out on the beach all day & will arrange for local operators to give you the best rates on the wide range of water sports like Para-sailing, snorkeling, water skiing, SCUBA, banana boat rides, jet-skiing, windsurfing, glass bottom boat trips to the spectacular shallow reef, romantic sunset cruises & more.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Negril, South Coast Jamaica

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
15 Jun 2016 - 14 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£216
for 2 nights
From
£108
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
15 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,245
for 7 nights
From
£178
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
7 Jan 2017 - 1 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,081
for 7 nights
From
£154
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£431
for 4 nights
From
£108
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

50% deposit due at booking, balance is due 30 days prior to arrival

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on the South Coast Jamaica, Jamaica

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 11 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
    Bathroom 10 -
    Bathroom 11 -
  • 10+
Bedrooms:
  • 16 Bedrooms, Sleeps 32
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
private gardens, excellent security, privacy, property is for guests only, full staff, beach guard, personal services, cook service, laundry service extra, massage extra, private tours & transfers, personal guidance, caring staff

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