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Beach Front Villa W/Pool, in Gated Community W/Tennis/Gym

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WCs1
Space 5,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

AFIMI beach house is a beachfront villa in the Lagoons, an upscale gated community in Freeport. This spectacular villa with it's own private white sand beach and infinity edge swimming pool is only a 10 minute drive from the Airport. The community sits on a thin peninsula surrounded by the ocean on both sides and has 24 hour security, 2 tennis courts with tennis pro, large main pool and gym.

The villa itself has four large bedrooms each with ocean views and en-suite bathrooms. Three of the bedrooms are upstairs while the fourth is downstairs. All upstairs bedrooms have Teak hardwood floors with split air-conditioning and HD LCD televisions. The villa is beautifully decorated with a mix of elegant new pieces, authentic Jamaican antiques and original artwork. All bathrooms, which are finished in natural stone, marble or granite, have walk in showers. Relax in the large master suite complete with a luxurious marble tiled bathroom with eight foot wide shower enclosure with skylight and spa-like soaking tub while watching your favorite movie on a wall mounted flat screen television. This suite opens unto a spacious upstairs patio where one can enjoy the breathtaking sunrise in the morning or have afternoon tea while viewing the birds of the Marine Park's lagoon with city lights as a backdrop. Experience the romantic Beach Grill night where we grill your favourite meal right on our beach while you dine by candlelight surrounded by tiki torches.

AFIMI, complete with an air-conditioned family room with BOSE surround sound and 65" SmartTV also has a restaurant equipped kitchen that produces exceptional meals. The villa rental includes a full complement of staff, your personal butler, a full time cook, housekeeper and gardener to attend to all your needs. Relax in your own private beach cabana or have a drink by the pool at our new outdoor tiki bar.

Other amenities for your exclusive use include Hobie Cat sailboat, Kayaks, snorkeling equipment, Apple computer and ipads in every room, WIFI, internet radio, control4 home automation, built-in stereo, DVDs, CDs, and board games.

You should visit the world famous Doctor's Cave Beach on the 'Hip Strip'. While there, enjoy several restaurants and bars including Margaritaville and the Bobsled cafe. Only a two minute drive from the villa in one direction is the charming Houseboat restaurant and the Seawind Beach club and the Yacht Club in the other direction. AFIMI is also within minutes from 3 major golf courses at Tryall, Cinnamon Hill and White Witch.

Keywords: Villa, Beach Front, Resort, Beach villa, Beach Villa with pool

More Details

Owner
Nicola
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Nicola

Owners are residents of Freeport.

Nicola purchased this villa in 2008

Why Nicola chose Montego Bay

Unique location on peninsula with beautiful views of the Caribbean ocean and mountains. Sunrise, sunsets and Full moon nights are simply spectacular.

What makes this villa unique

Staff very friendly and accommodating. The Chef is very experienced at cooking local cuisine.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Oh my goodness!!! This was our second trip to A Beach Villa...I thought is was great the first time, however, I have to say that our return visit was fabulous. We came back with the couple that we travelled with on the first trip and we brought two additional couples with us. It is so hard to explain how wonderful it is until you experience it, but I will try! First of all, the villa is simply beautiful and has been maintained exceptionally well. We visited in 2009 and were just there, April 2012.



The property is just perfect. The addition of the outside bar and the cabana on the beach were perfect ammenities to add. As well there has been a face-lift of the furniture coverings on the outside porch as well as the bedrooms...at least the master bedroom, as that is where my husband and I slept. Fresh flowers throughout the villa were a special touch too!!



Aside from the material aspect of the villa, the staff at A Beach Villa are wonderful! We were lucky enough to have returned to Nicoy...what a fabulous chef. One wouldn't want to dine elsewhere after experiencing his cooking!! Fiona...she takes such good care of us!! And Andrew...keeps things looking great and always has a smile on his face!! We missed Verna, however, we were very lucky to have met and made friends Colroy!! What a great guy...he made our stay exceptional!! We came and spent a very relaxing five days at the villa and didn't have a worry in the world...very hard to go back home!!



Have to say....we looked forward to coming back to the villa, but we missed Ray Copeland our driver terribly!!! Raymond sealed the deal on the whole villa/driver package the first time we came....we had to do a repeat when we came back and we were definitely not dissappointed in his entertainment or the hospitality of the staff at the villa. If one comes to Jamaica I would so recommend A Beach Villa with Ray Copeland for a driver!! Thank you so much for providing us with a superb vacation!! Not a matter of if we'll be back...just when .
Apr 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on the Montego Bay on the Saint James Parish

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Powder room
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Convertible to King
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • King size beds (2) Four poster carved antique bed with plush-top mattress in the master bedroom. Antique platform King bed with Sealy postropedic plush-top mattress in the second bedroom., Queen size Beds (1) Antique carved bed with plush-top mattress, Twin or Single Beds (2) Extra long twin beds with Sealy Posturepedic mattresses that convert into a King bed., Child Beds (1) Sleep sofa available, Baby Cribs (1) provided for a fee of $50, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Convertible sofa bed in TV room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Control4 Home Automation and Sonos with Rhapsody music on demand system pipes music throughout the whole house pool and beach. Apple iPads are provided to control the music, lighting and video system.

Reviews

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Beach Front Villa W/Pool, in Gated Community W/Tennis/Gym
average rating of 4.975 based on 124 reviews
Cedar Hill, Tx
5

Our Jamaican home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th visit to Montego Bay and our 2nd stay at Afimi. We weren’t disappointed! While we have enjoyed all of our Jamaican vacations, Afimi is our favorite home to visit. The house itself is just so comfortable - inside and out. We spent many happy hours outside eating our meals, enjoying the cabana hut, sandy beach, infinity pool, mountain and water views. If there were a television in the bar area we would go inside only to sleep! Inside, we appreciated the updated bedrooms and comfy beds. But it’s really the Afimi staff that sets it apart from the other homes we’ve rented. Colroy, Arlene, Fiona and Robert are the best at what they do! Colroy anticipates your every need, Arlene cooks every meal to perfection, Fiona keeps the inside immaculate and Robert does the same for the outside. I also love that they were so kind and personable with my grandkids. I think we are done “experimenting” with other properties and will be returning to Afimi whenever we visit Jamaica.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you and your family stay with us and we look forward to your next visit.
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Midhurst, Ontario CANADA
5

Terrific family holiday March 2009

  • 5 of 5

Afimi is truly a luxury villa finished to very high standards. The villa, grounds and beach are very clean and well-maintained by the excellent staff. We visited Doctor's Cave Beach on a quiet day - our driver (Raymond - excellent!) recommended a day that a cruise ship isn't in port. We also bought a day pass to the Hilton at Rose Hall to use their water park and all-inclusive facilities. The kids enjoyed the waterpark but it is expensive ($65US per adult and $45US for children) for what you get.

The food is fresh and well-prepared by the cook. We had the opportunity to shop with the butler at local markets and grocery stores. The highlight of our trip was the farewell bbq on the beach - complete with fire pit, torches and a massive bbq buffet.

The master bedroom is outstanding - beautiful deck overlooking the bay, and a massive ensuite and walk-in closet. The kids loved the flat screen TV above the bath!

We enjoyed the community pool, playground and tennis courts - all just a 2 minute walk from the villa.

The layout is perfect if you are travelling with children (we had children ages 2,3,4,5 and 8 with us). We were able to sit inside or outside and see the kids at all times whether they were playing on the beach, in the pool or on the lawn. We ate most meals poolside on the beautiful dining table. The view is breathtaking!

I would highly recommend this villa - it was a very memorable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2009
  • Date of Stay: March 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tranquil Oasis

  • 5 of 5

We vacationed at Afimi Villa in May. Afimi Villa is more beautiful in person than in the photos. All of the bedrooms have their own bathrooms and the beds are extremely comfortable. Every detail was attended to - each night Fiona left carafes of ice cold water by the beds and before we left she washed and folded all of our clothes so when we arrived home there was not a pile of laundry to do, Colroy always had rum punch, pina coladas, and virgin daiqueris (for the kids) available, Robert kept the beach and pool area immaculate and even found time to find water shoes for the kids as well as a beautiful shell for our daughter, and Arlene's cooking made us feel like we were eating at a 5 star restaurant every meal. Every morning we got up to hot coffee and rum cream on the patio by the pool, that was followed by an amazing breakfast and usually some kayaking around the bay. Some days we stayed at the Villa and other days we ventured out for golf, swimming with the dolphins, a river raft ride, and horseback riding. Jay, our driver for the week, made sure we were well taken care of wherever we went. We actually ate all but three meals at the villa. Arlene is an amazing chef and made me realize how unappreciated Jamaican food really is - there is a lot more to Jamaican cooking than jerk chicken. The curried goat and the oxtail were amazing! For us there was only one negative - the beach is not very swimmable. It is great for kayaking, paddle boarding, and sailing (all of these activities are available at Afimi Villa) and we saw an amazing variety of fish in the bay, but it is not really great for a real swim. If you want to really swim in the ocean you have to go somewhere else. We went to a wonderful place called Tropical Bliss. It is near the airport and a lot of the all-inclusive resorts. It is a private beach where you can rent a bed on the sand and enjoy some very good drinks and some trampolines in the ocean. It was not very crowded the few time we were there and the service was wonderful. All and all it was the most relaxing vacation we have ever had - the villa was wonderful and the service was excellent. We would highly recommend Afimi Villa to anyone considering renting it - you won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing property. The pictures do not do it justice.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience in renting a home. The Pictures do not do it justice! All the reviews you read....believe them. Staff was incredible, meals were fantastic, and the entire property was pristine. We rented the car for the 5 day stay, and barely used it because we were so happy just being at the property. Thank you Arlene for bringing our little snacks poolside to us as your little surprise. Colroy was great in helping us with our snorkeling adventure and massages and trips to the market. Fiona was amazing...laundry done and folded and our rooms were immaculate daily with her special touches. Our driver Leroy was there within minutes of our contacting him. When you go, be sure to have Arlene make you the Patties and of course our amazing beach bbq on the last night was out of this world.! Thank you Afimi for making our 40th wedding anniversary vacation the best ever!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Property in a Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

Celebrated a 40th birthday with 8 adults – perfect setup with plenty of space and bedrooms are very spacious.

The staff were all very nice and helpful – many thanks to Colroy, Fiona, Robert and Arlene. All of the meals were excellent and a treat to not have to clean or do laundry.

Pool temp was perfect, beach and grounds are perfectly maintained & Kayak’s were great to have on hand to take trips around the lagoon.

Drivers Jay and Ray were great and took good care of our group – we used them on “as needed” basis as we spent most of our time at the house.

Played golf at White Witch one day, and rented a private catamaran for snorkeling, otherwise we just enjoyed being at the house.

Plenty of options for space and relaxing – chairs on the dock or beach, wade in the lagoon or pool, covered beach cabana was also great for naps after meals.

Definitely looking forward to returning and would bring kids!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. Our villa location allows guests to enjoy the beach, yet be close to exceptional golf courses.
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River Forest
4

Great House, nice visit to MB

  • 4 of 5

First off, this place is great. The house is wonderful, beautifully appointed and very comfortable. We did stay when the house was staffed with a butler, maid, chef and beach attendant (it seems moving forward this will not be the case). The staff was very nice and helpful. It wasn't the most amazing experience ever as far as service, but maybe that's because we didn't leave the house at all? I was traveling with 2 adults and 3 very young children. The staff truly didn't get a break from us.

The reason for the 4 instead of 5 stars is just a few things. The money issue is a little weird. Theres a $200 fee we got upon check out for charging the stay through VRBO on a credit card. It is in our contract (I'll admit I didn't read it). Upon reading the contract it also stated that in case of a hurricane, there'd be no refunds. Ummm.. if there's a hurricane, I'd guess you'd move our dates if not give a refund. If you won't do either, that's just not right. Read the contract!

They will cook for you and buy your groceries (you pay them back), but anything after that first trip costs more. So, if you need something for breakfast say day 4 or 5 of your stay, it's going to cost you a trip to the market. And what they buy you will pay back the driver, not the house. Kind of confusing.

Also, at the price point per night I don't want unexpected stops along the drive for souvenirs. The driver, Jay, who picked us up at the airport and returned us to the port, was friendly, but tried to get us to stop at some store for local shopping on our way out. We stopped and got beer there on the way in, which I would have gladly paid $3-$4 per beer instead of being asked to shop there on my way out. We politely declined and he didn't push the issue. So, that was ok, just not great.

One other review said the pool is cold, which is true, but expected since it's freakin' Jamaica and they should't have to heat the pool.

Another thing, watch out for the mosquitoes. They're bad! Bring lots of bug spray otherwise it'll cost you a trip to the store!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank you for choosing to spend your vacation in our villa and would like to clear up any misunderstandings with the points you raised. In the case of a hurricane or any natural disaster we would of course try to accommodate our guests but it would depend on availability which can be difficult with a heavily booked villa such as this one. We recommend all guests purchase travel insurance that would cover all acts of god and this was provided in the documents prior to renting our villa. The credit card fees are charged by VRBO and we give the option of paying direct to avoid all fees. Regarding the buying of groceries: As transportation is not included in the rental and this was again clearly stated in the documents sent to you. It is customary that guests make arrangements for trips for excursions and grocery shopping. Most guests hire the recommended driver service which is typical for villa rentals. If someone would not need transportation all week our butler is happy to make arrangements for guests to hire a driver or taxi on an “as needed” basis or to rent-a-car from one of the many car companies. We will most definitely speak to the driver who took you on unwanted shopping trips as this is not something we have every asked to be done. We always strive to give our guests excellent service and a memorable experience at our villa. We know our staff did their best and really enjoyed having you there and sincerely hope to welcome you all again.
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Location

Doctor's Cave Bathing Club
World Famous Doctor's Cave beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Marine Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Bird Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Montego Bay Yacht Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Montego Bay Cruise Ship Terminal
Nearest Point of Interest
Doctor's Cave Bathing Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Houseboat restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Montego Bay International Airport (MBJ)
Nearest Point of Interest
Seawind Beach Club
Car: recommended

For an additional fee pickup on beach can be arranged for water skiing, para-sailing scuba diving deep-sea fishing or excursions to the sand bar. Yoga classes and SPA massages available by appointment.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on the Montego Bay, 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 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£4,357
for 5 nights
From
£856
£5,152
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2018
17 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£12,427
for 7 nights
£12,427
 
 
Winter 2019
2 Jan 2019 - 15 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£5,312
for 5 nights
From
£1,047
£7,404
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2019
16 Apr 2019 - 15 Dec 2019
5 night minimum stay
£4,357
for 5 nights
From
£856
£5,152
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year 2019
16 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
7 night minimum stay
£12,427
for 7 nights
£12,427
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £62 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2010
5 Jan 2020 - 15 Apr 2020
5 night minimum stay
£5,312
for 5 nights
From
£1,047
£7,404
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£5,152
for 7 nights
£5,152
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £74.79

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Contact owner for a discounted non-refundable/no cancelation rate.
Rates do not apply for Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving and Easter weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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