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Ocean Views, Community Beach, Pool, On-Site Staff, Chef, Butler & Chauffeur

People14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WCs1
Space 8,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom villa W/ staff near attractions, sea view, beach & Pool

Unmatched SERVICE

Villa Serenity’s highly-trained staff is dedicated to meeting your needs with excellent service. With a higher staff-to-guest ratio than any other villa in Jamaica, you can experience an exceptional standard of hospitality.

5-Star GLOBAL GOURMET SERVICE

Villa Serenity’s dining experience is unmatched in the level of quality and variety, with two gourmet chefs ready to showcase their culinary concepts from around the world.

Luxurious ACCOMMODATIONS

Villas Serenity features signature accommodations designed specifically for families and large groups with up to 5 rooms to choose from. Luxurious amenities such as Tranquility Soaking Tubs, private pool, beach access and more make Villa Serenity a premier destination for romantic getaways, as well.

IT’S TIME TO LEAVE YOUR WORRIES AND CARES BEHIND. GET READY FOR A TIME RESET, TO RELAX, REJUVENATE & CREATE MEMORIES.

PRIVATE STAFF ~ AT YOUR SERVICE

Nowhere is the magic of an authentic Jamaican experience more tangible than at Villa Serenity. It’s a place where time resets, lifelong memories are crafted and life itself has the space to hit its highest notes. Come explore our authentic Jamaican hospitality as our staff facilitates your special moments.

We welcome you to a Jamaican retreat built for your full enjoyment. Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a getaway with the girls or a man-cation, we’ll pamper you with five-star services. We’ll introduce you to the otherworldly beauty of the Jamaican tropics.

Tucked into the scenic landscapes of lush Jamaica, where the aquamarine Caribbean kisses private beach and golden sunbeams bathe a private pool deck, there stands an Ocean View Villa of incomparable Jamaican charm. A home-away-from-home, both exclusive and welcoming, luxurious and idyllic. A paradise known as Villa Serenity.

We’ll immerse you in the exclusivity and privacy of a luxury, ocean-view vacation rental, where you’ll spend your family vacation in a luxuriously-appointed, five-bedroom vacation rental for guests who want to experience the legendary North Coast in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

Activities like ziplining, swimming with dolphins, glass-bottom boating, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, horseback riding, Dunn’s Riverfalls, Blue Hole, Mystic Mountain, bobsledding, golfing and more, just minutes away.

Here, nestled between the Caribbean Sea, the Rio Nuevo Bay, and the mountains of St. Mary, we welcome you to the vacation you’ve always dreamed of.

Here, just steps from the beach and a world away from everyday life, we welcome you to exclusive and all-inclusive – should you choose – luxury.

Welcome to a private staff, gourmet meals by private chefs Wayne & Shamel, 24/7 concierge services and free vacation planning. To a private beach and a resort-style pool, complimentary chauffeur service and housekeeping. To authentic Jamaica.

We welcome you to paradise. We’re so excited to have you!

More Details

Owner
Cavel Capalbo
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Cavel Capalbo

Thank you for stopping in to learn more about our family-run Villa. I’m Cavel Capalbo, my husband Kyle and I are the owners/operators of Jamaica Ocean View Villa. While Kyle and I have always loved to travel to destinations around the globe, Jamaica has always held a special place in our hearts.

When we planned our first trip from the U.S. to Jamaica with our youngest along, we quickly learned that a number of new resorts and luxury rentals were exclusive to “adults only.” Others had age restrictions like “families with children aged 12 and older welcomed,” or “No guests aged 15 to 17.”

Later, when we made the decision to build our rental property in Jamaica, we pledged two things: Ours would be a family-friendly villa that welcomed guests of all ages; and, We would build and appoint the villa with the finest materials and guest considerations possible.

In short, we built a luxury villa rental open to guests the world over, regardless of their age. Kyle and I chose our staff with abundant care, and in December 2006, Jamaica Ocean View Villa welcomed its very first guests.

Cavel Capalbo purchased this villa in 2006

Why Cavel Capalbo chose Saint Mary Parish

When we planned our first trip from the U.S. to Jamaica with our youngest along, we quickly learned that a number of new resorts and luxury rentals were exclusive to “adults only.” Others had age restrictions like “families with children aged 12 and older welcomed,” or “No guests aged 15 to 17.”

Later, when we made the decision to build our rental property in Jamaica, we pledged two things: Ours would be a family-friendly villa that welcomed guests of all ages; and, We would build and appoint the villa with the finest materials and guest considerations possible.

In short, we built a luxury villa rental open to guests the world over, regardless of their age. Kyle and I chose our staff with abundant care, and in December 2006, Jamaica Ocean View Villa welcomed its very first guests.

What makes this villa unique

The villa sits in the green hills of Ocho Rios, looks out on the crystal waters of the Caribbean.

Ocho Rios perfectly blends a relaxed beach vacation, intriguing outdoor adventures, and the rich culture of Jamaica—making it a Caribbean favorite. The sights, the ambience, and the sheer magic of Ocho Rios

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everyone went above and beyond their call of duty. We made a lot of requests. Herma and her team exceeded our expectations every single time.

Villa cleanliness - 10/10. Your staff works hard. I admired the kitchen routine on day one. As soon as the meal is prepared the cleaning starts. No smells, no smudges, no dirty dishes and pots to be seen. The bathrooms and bedrooms were kept immaculate also.

Villa spaciousness and décor - 10/10. I may make an offer to buy.

Villa grounds - 10/10. Well kept. Brian did a great job keeping the pool clean, lawn groomed and all exterior areas always very clean.

Food Quality - 10/10. Your chef - Words cannot express how impressed we are. We had a retired master chef visit one night and he gave him a 10/10. My aunt gave him a 99% passing grade.

Drinks - 10/10

Food Service - 10/10. D'Andria knows how to serve people properly. I watched for an error and found none. She is creative with drinks and table settings. The little details go a long way.

Deserts - 10/10 the surprises worked wonders with my picky son. Another feather in the chef's hat. The chef tried hard to please our son and it worked 75% of the time. His effort gets a 10/10



Thank you for an unbeleivable vacation
Jun 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint Mary Parish in Middlesex County

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Other Visitor Policies – any Day Visitors numbering more than 2 persons will incur charges of $25 per extra Day Visitor payable on arrival
  • overnight visitors.Any such last-minute guests will incur an additional $60/per night, per person charge payable to the Villa Manger directly
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Study Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ensutie bath,shower, toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , bath, shower, toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Luxury Master bathroom with luxury shower
    Half Bath - Toilet , Powder room with wash basin, toilet
    Master Suite - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Luxury walk in shower with rain head, jaccuzzi tub
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom #2 - 2 Double Bed , Has 2 double beds sleeps 2 or 4
    Bedroom #3 - 2 Double Bed , Has two double beds sleep 2 or 4
    King Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Has a King Bed and sleeps 2
    Ocean View Bedroom# 4 - 3 Single Bed , One extra large King beds or 3 twins bed sleeps 2 or 3
    Master suite_Oceanview - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , One King bed sleeps 2
  • Master Bedroom: has King-size bed, AC, Ceiling Fan, DVD player, Clock, Love Seat, Closet, Dressing table, ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi and double shower, private Balcony with Ocean View. Bedroom2: Two double beds, AC, Ceiling Fan, Dressing table, TV, DVD player, ensuite bathroom, Ocean View, private Balcony. Bedroom 3: Two double beds, AC, Ceiling Fan, Dressing table, DVD player, TV, two large private balcony. Bedroom 4: Two twin beds, AC, Ceiling Fan, Dressing table, DVD player, TV, private balcony with Ocean View, full bathroom with shower and bath.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 16 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Villa is was professionally re-decorated in 2014,. The villa is fully staffed with chef, grounds person/ houseman, laundress/chaimber maid, butler and Housekeeper. For your peace of mind the villa is located in a gated community. We offer complimentary transportation for guest staying one week one or more. For shorter stay we can make transportation arrangements for you. You are only minutes away from some of Jamaica's finest beaches, attractions and exciting nightlife. Dunn's River Falls, Reggae Beach, James Bond Beach, Rio Grande Rafting, Blue Mountain Biking, Blue Lagoon, Black Sand Beach, Boston Bay, Port Antonio, & swimming with the dolphins at Dolphin Cove are just some of our guests favorite places to see and experience.

Reviews

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Ocean Views, Community Beach, Pool, On-Site Staff, Chef, Butler & Chauffeur
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 64 reviews
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5

Hospitality at it's Finest

  • 5 of 5

We had the most magical stay at this gorgeous villa. The tropical setting, the spacious accommodations, the attentive staff, the warm hospitality and loving care they showered us with...everything was absolutely wonderful! They spoiled us! We miss them all! And the massages by Caroline (she came to the house!) were the best we’ve ever had - she was so lovely! She also gave us some great suggestions for nearby beaches & restaurants that were perfect! I couldn’t have asked for a more amazing birthday celebration! It was truly memorable and a beautiful getaway for all 9 of us! Thank you! We can’t wait to go back someday soon!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write this review, The staff and I are extreamly happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass on your compliments to the staff and Caroline. Once again Thank you for trusting us with your vacation.
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An unforgettable stay

  • 5 of 5

The home was very nice. The rooms were spacious. The master suite bedroom and bathroom was immaculate. The balcony view was nice. We loved the staff. Chef Sherman did a fantastic job on the food. Adrian was the best bartender. Brian is the groundsmen but he did more than just upkeeping the pool and grounds. Mrs. Herma made sure we had everything and that we were treated great. I feel so bad that i can't remember the housekeeper's name, however she was the sweetest. She remembered my birthday and greeted me with a hug and happy bday. That was the icing on the cake. The whole staff made mu birthday and anniversary a very special one. I will definitely recommend this villa and plan on returning soon

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming! Villa Serenity can be your reality anytime again ... there are always be more birthdays, anniversaries, big family reunions, girl-getaways!
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5

We really enjoyed ourselves!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for letting us stay at your beautiful villa. We really enjoyed ourselves! Perfect for 3 families to be together! And your staff is the best, I hope that Herma gets better after the operation! Special thanks to Adrian who really took his time with us and especially with the kids. And the chef is so good, made really good Jamaican food for us. And Deandra. We wanted to take all of them home .Glen the driver was also a really good guy.

But we are really happy that we chose your villa and not a hotel!

Thank you very much and tell the staff that they are the best! Love them All of them!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We are happy that we met your expectations and you and your family enjoyed your stay at the villa, leaving with fond memories. We appreciate your business and look forward to welcoming you and your family back to the villa.
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We had a wonderful time,though did not have enough time to enjoy all the amenities

  • 5 of 5

Overall , it was a good experience.Our arrival was a little sketchy though.There was an issue with the water and we had no tap water available that night,and the electricity also went out briefly .We didn't get the described welcoming cocktail or meal and had to send to out to get groceries to make the meal and did not eat until after 9p.We were apparently supposed to receive a menu prior to arrival but I had not received this info.Thereafter things improved .Shamel was an excellent cook, Herma and Deandra were very good,friendly and accomodating, although the first day when we went out and returned it did not appear that housekeeping had been done or fresh linens replaced. For the remaider of the stay we had no significant issues and felt lke we were at home.I would recommend for future visits that some staples like tea,coffee,sugar ,maybe some snacks be kept on hand in case someone wants to have a cup of tea or coffee on arrival ,of course which we could have added to the bill later.I did not get to partake of much of the amenities as we were out almost every day . The teens used the pool and it appeared to b always clean and well maintained, thanks to Brian.I didnt venture to the beach as my children told me it would not be easy for me to access .The availability of transportation was a huge plus.I would definitely consider Ocean View Villas again and would recommend to my friends.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write this review. The staff and I am truly very happy that you had a great time at the villa, and are glad that transportation was helpful during your stay. I apologize for any confusion surrounding the menu. We request that our guests provide us with their menu choice at least one week prior to arrival at the villa. This is a great feature to ensure a great start to your vacation upon arrival. Unfortunately, upon your arrival, there was a major water pipe burst on the main road which prevented the flow to our pipe. I hope that the staff was accommodating as our maintenance person was quick to act and connect to our backup water system. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and truly appreciate your business and feedback.
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5

Staff was great and so was the owner during our stay.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place and great service. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, Thank you for your kind words. The staff and I work to ensure all guests who stay at our villa leaves with a memorable experience.We are so happy we met your expectations and that you all had an awesome vacation. We appreciate your business.
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Heavenly and Luxurious family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from a 7 night stay at the Jamaica Ocean View Villa. This trip was to celebrate our 40th anniversary with our grown kids and grand kids.

From the moment we stepped out of our coach and viewed the beautiful villa crystal blue waters and tropical landscaped lawn, we knew we had been "welcomed home"!

We had high expectations for this vacation and we were not disappoint!

The service we phenomenal, every person went out of their way to make sure we were taken care of and pampered.

From Adrian our butler/bar tender setting up the beach bar, to the dining room, housekeeping every at the villa was a pleasure to be around.

The chef ( Ms. Juney) cooks some delicious cosines both Jamaican and American “ her sauce is the best”

Ms Herma keeps the house immaculately clean and tidy and is a joy to be around.

Shenell the manager always has a smile on her face, when she visit to see how we were enjoying our stay.

Brian keeps the pool and the lawn clean daily.

If the service wasn't enough, the beautiful grounds and beach top off all expectations of a great vacation.

The villa is located on a private, coved beach so you have no distractions from the large resorts nearby.

The décor of the villa is elegant and the photos does not really show how large the villa is. There are plenty of space for guest to relax.

We booked the all-inclusive meal plan and enjoyed breakfast every morning served on our veranda, lunch at the pool deck or dinner under the stars or in the dining room

The villa has a private bar and drinks are a fraction of the cost of the local bars and lounges.

Thank you Jamaica Ocean View Villa for staying true to who you are! We will be back

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our villa. The staff and I are very happy to have had the opportunity to have served you and your family. We appreciate your business and look forward to your next stay.
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Location

Jamaica
Dunn's River Falls
Mystic Mountain
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Ocho Rios
James Bond Beach
white river tubing ocho rios jamaica
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Montego Bay
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sandals
Nearest Motorway
274 Metres
Main road
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Rio Nuevo bay
Car: not necessary

Jamaica Ocean View villa is centrally located for our guest to enjoy all the activities in and around Ocho Rios. We are only 10 minutes East of the town of Ocho Rios. Ten minutes drive from Dunn’s River Falls, Mystic Mountain, Snorkeling, White River Tubing and Dolphins Cove.

, 5 minutes from Scandals Couples and San Souci, 5 minutes from some of Jamaicas most famous beaches, such as James , Mahogany and Reggae beach. 15 minutes from Dunn's River Falls.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Saint Mary Parish, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
SUMMER
1 Jun 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,065
for 3 nights
From
£668
£4,739
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
3 Sep 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,753
for 3 nights
From
£564
 
 
Christmas New Year
15 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£6,137
for 7 nights
£6,137
 
 
Winter
3 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£3,011
for 4 nights
From
£738
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£2,273
for 3 nights
From
£738
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £43 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Damage Fee £59.64

Gratuity not included
MEALS PLAN OPTIONAL:
Come and experience AUTHENTIC UPSCALE JAMAICA at our 5 room luxury vacation rental villa in Ocho Rios where you will dine on mouthwatering cuisine made with fresh, ingredients full of local and international flavours.

Breakfast Package
ADULT (12 years +) …………………………………………. US$15/ per person/per night
CHILD 8-12 …………………………………………………….US$10/per child/per night
CHILD 4-8 ………………………………………………………US$10/per child/per night

Lunch Package
ADULT (12 years +) …………………………………………. US$15/ per person/per night
CHILD 8-12 …………………………………………………….US$10/per child/per night
CHILD 4-8 ………………………………………………………US$10/per child/per night

Three Course Dinner Package
ADULT (12 years +) …………………………………………. US$30/ per person/per night
CHILD 8-12 …………………………………………………….US$15/per child/per night
CHILD 4-8 ………………………………………………………US$10/per child/per night

Bar: Alcoholic Beverages Package
ADULT Only …………………………………………. US$35/ per person/per day ( unlimited premium local alcoholic beverages)
All Rates are subject to 10% Jamaican Taxes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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