Norse Hill is the largest private estate near Port Antonio on Jamaica's lush north coast. The large, elegant main villa sleeps up to 10-12, the charming Garden Cottage sleeps 4. Total of six bedrooms, six bathrooms. Contact us for details on renting both properties. Norse Hill Estate's friendly and super efficient staff do all the work for you while you luxuriate in your vacation in the sun with family and friends on an eight acre estate that becomes your own private hotel.
The closest beach is famed Frenchman's Cove. San San Beach is a few minutes away, half a dozen other beaches about ten minutes away, each with their own appeal. Snorkel at Winifred Beach, swim and eat jerk pork at Boston Beach, claimed to be the home of jerk-style seasoning, go surfing at Boston Bay, ride horses in the surf, take surfing lessons, get a boat man to take you on a tour of the beaches, drop you for lunch (previously arranged) at Cynthia's lunch shack and pick you up later, go rafting down the Rio Grande, stopping this time for lunch at the highly rated Belinda's, climb Reach Falls (without the hundreds of tourists that crowd Dunn's River Falls), visit a coffee plantation, hike in the Blue Mountains...... and much more.
Our local manager knows all the vendors and will arrange bookings, transport.
Weddings at Norse Hill - the perfect ambiance for an intimate, romantic wedding. The Garden Cottage, a super-cute renovation with design hints of the past but every modern amenity, is a special place for the bride and groom while family members stay in the main villa.
WHERE? Jamaica's north coast, far from the crowds. Port Antonio is a small town in the "other Jamaica", a laid-back place where you still find the casual, friendly environment of Jamaica as it was decades ago.
MAIN VILLA of Norse Hill Estate: 4,000 sq ft of graciously designed living. The four large bedroom suites can accommodate up to 10; walls of windows capture every breeze with fans and netting, or a/c, to ensure relaxing sleep, walking to bird song instead of sirens.
GARDEN COTTAGE: Large group? Add this charming wooden chalet to your rental; contact us for pricing. Two levels; beautifully designed upper king size bedroom with ocean views and ventilation louvers to lower temperatures naturally; wrap-around deck with outside bathrooms on both levels and a second twin bedroom on the lower level, plus a small dining area and kitchen. A perfect retreat for a couple, a writer needing to unblock, a bridal couple who can enjoy privacy while their guests occupy the main villa. Book Garden Cottage with the main villa, increasing capacity to 14 persons. Contact us for details. Note: Outside stair of Garden Cottage means it is not suitable for children under age of 8 years.
STAFF: The services of the full staff are included with your booking. They look after you and do the work. You relax or go on excursions. The local manager is an expert concierge. She will describe the options and arrange everything for your excursions, getting you the best prices. The staff will order your food and drink supplies for you, or you can have the fun of visiting a supermarket stocked with tropical fruit and vegetables and other local specialties.
FOOD: Delicious Jamaican specialties as well as North American/European cuisine; food that is fresh and tasty. Even the breakfast bacon and eggs have that wonderful free range flavor! Our chef can cater for vegetarians, vegans, those with food allergies - no problem.
WEDDINGS: Romantic, intimate, never-to-be-forgotten weddings! The gracious villa, huge lawn, gardens filled with rare trees and plants, all combine to provide a spectacular ambience for a small, intimate wedding that will glow brightly in your memories. Norse Hill Estate has partnered with a wedding planner who specializes in creating magic that will fit any budget. Check White Light Events in Jamaica and look for the Norse Hill Villa photos