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One low price rents the ENTIRE oceanfront estate with pool and staff of 4!

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Office, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 1-6)

'A week of Golden Sun - a lifetime of warm memories'

Welcome to Golden Sun Villa - Discovery Bay Jamaica!

Nestled beneath magnificent cliffs this romantically secluded getaway offers wonderful privacy, a private beach, and breathtaking views of the panoramic ocean vista and mountains.

The one and a third acres of private flat fruited land, sprinkled with tropical flowers and coconut palms, commands 200 feet of PRIVATE OCEANFRONT. The house features 3 oceanfront facing bedrooms with 3 full private baths, study, living/dining room opening up to the ocean, relaxed oceanfront swimming pool and deck, and seperate staff quarters. The house comfortably sleeps 6 adults and 1 child. The tranquil ambiance is casual and gently relaxing.

The unassuming staff of 4 (included in the regular price),including cook, waitress, chambermaid, & groundskeeper, provide royal service, tend to your every need, and disappear upon request. Fresh delicious home cooked food is served in the gazebo on the ocean.

Golden Sun, one of the most popular villas in Jamaica rests on a beautiful coral reef teeming with tropical fish, beneath the crystal clear Caribbean sea. The beach though rocky and not sandy is a snorkelers paradise, the reef in front of the house stretches half a mile in about 8 - 10 feet of water and offers breathtaking snorkeling in the Carribean.

Located in Discovery Bay, midway between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios on the developed north coast - ONLY 55 MINUTES from the Montego Bay Airport! - Near horseback riding, river rafting, Green Grotto caves, championship golf courses, scuba diving, jet and water skiing, windsurfing, crafts, boating, deep sea fishing, shopping, nightlife, and an optional driver/tour guide.


Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns. I will do my absolute best to accommodate you and your friends or family and ensure you have an unforgettable vacation!

Upon booking, you will be sent a detailed welcome letter with info about the location, house rules, transportation, local activities, etc.

Please note: Prices include full use of the facilities and staff. Not included are food/grocery expenses and transportation.

Keywords: House, Villa

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Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 November, 2017

About Steve

Hi, my name is Steve!

I live on the East Coast of the United States.

I have owned Golden Sun Villa in Discovery Bay, Jamaica for over 20 years.

When I am not vacationing there myself I rent it out so others can enjoy it.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have, and I will get back to you right away!

Steve purchased this villa in 1988



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on the Discovery Bay on the Saint Ann Parish

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Can be converted into 1 King size/ Private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , private bath
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Parking, Laundry Service


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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One low price rents the ENTIRE oceanfront estate with pool and staff of 4!
average rating of 4.2173915 based on 23 reviews

worst accamodations ever

  • 1 of 5

Not one stick of comfortable furniture on the entire property - not the beds, not the sofa, not the patio rockers, or the rusted seats in the gazebo. Not one bit of entertainment - no radio, no clock radio, no local TV and ALL streaming is blocked in Jamaica. Pool chairs are all broken or being used to cover broken tiles on pool deck, 2 thread bare pool towels produced when we begged for them but we had to care for them or they ended up in a nasty damp pile in that awful laundry room. We were literally locked inside at night and told to not open the doors or the house would fill up with rats. Fan in Master has only one FULL on speed which I could have fixed myself but staff was uncooperative on pretty much anything and everything. I had to fix most of my own meals, especially breakfast, or eat out and bring back leftovers. Sunday I had to pay a cab to go buy jerk at Columbus Park and bring it out to go with salads and fruit I had prepared myself. She had NO plans for any protein for dinner despite being given shopping money. Last day she shows up for her tip but has no food to feed us and send us on our long travel day. Most disappointing. I can not believe the owner has the nerve to rent this out in it's current condition. And to suggest snorkel gear! There may well be great snorkeling out there, but there is NO SAFE way to enter the ocean from the property. Beach that was said a 10 minute walk was a 45 minute hike and there was nothing there either. Nothing can be reached on foot from this villa. No rum bar, not beach food hut, NOTHING just the surf on one side and the never ending trucks, motorcycles and sirens on the highway to other. WORST. I really want my money back. This was not what I booked.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private and secluded older residence. Older being the key word.

  • 3 of 5

I would recommend if you're wanting very intimate privacy. Secluded, quiet, even though it's located on Queens Highway. Stars out at night and the groundskeeper is a treasure. The "front yard" is unbelieveable. Breathtaking view of the Bay. The yards dogs are always nearby but respectful. Which means they are being taking care of and feed on regular basis. Hugh plus for me. Recommend this spot if you're looking to have some peace and quiet ( wi-fi is awesome) or just want to get away. Its simple beach home on a rocky beach; no cable TV, no radio (bring a laptop, DVD's, Roku, Apple TV or some other entertainment device). Recommend bringing a camp lantern or flashlight once the sun goes down. The pool is very well maintained on a daily and offers a view of the bay. If you don't have a car rental and want to sample local attractions the car service is about 40-80 US dollars to any location. Be very specific to want you expect for dining options. Loved the place.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crashing coastline

  • 3 of 5

We can not say enough about the staff: Lorna, Chelsea, and Maurice. This is an older home with issues but the staff make you feel comfortable. There was no internet or TV the whole time and the pool was not working properly but we used it and showered afterwards. Lorna and Chelsea kept the home clean and their cooking was out of "our" world! Maurice was always working on the property and will do anything to please a guest. Let him tell you about his knowledge of the plants on the property. The dogs are a bonus! The three of them are friendly and roamed the property freely.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular Ocean View, Rundown Property

  • 3 of 5

The view from each room is simply beautiful. The crashing of the waves was very peaceful. The chlorine level in the pool wasn't quite right and when it was "right", we couldn't detect the presence of chlorine, we didn't use it. Since the water access area was too rocky to swim, we were looking forward to using the pool. So we went to nearby Flavors Beach which was really nice. I agree with some of the other reviews, the home was in disrepair and rundown. The pictures on the site are outdated. Because of the pictures, I had high expectations. The property was not clean and well maintained. The bathrooms - especially master - could use some updating. We used shower shoes. The sinks showed signs of age with some mold and I took pictures and sent to the owner.

The staff are really nice but it was awkward interacting with the two ladies. We didn't engage with them much. It was very difficult to get info from the ladies and they didn't volunteer anything. We felt very uncomfortable and somewhat caged - at least 8 padlocks on the doors - each had a different key. We would have checked out early if our budget permitted and if there were other local vacancies. Glad we made plans for the 2nd 1/2 of our stay in Jamaica. We didnt ask for a refund. My brother stayed a night then I took him home.

Positives: Ocean view. Can't get any closer to the water. 3 BDRMS each with its own bath, office with day bed, huge living/dining room and a full size kitchen. Lots of natural light. Wifi even though it was a bit slow at times. Having a cook available was easier on our pockets and very convenient since the staff went shopping for us. We all enjoyed the meals: curry goat, curry chicken, stew chicken, fried chicken, salt fish, corn meal porridge for breakfast and whatever else we wanted. The fruit/veggie truck came by so we could have fresh local fruits/veggies. My 5 yo old LOVED the ladies. They Hand-washed our clothes. Yard was well maintained.

Cons: difficult to find villa. The destroyers/mosquito repellant should be available to all guests and not have to ask for it. We bought our own. Beds need nets. A roll of paper towel should be available as well as soap to wash hands in the kitchen and bathrooms. Only a bar soap in the master bath. I had to ask for mats in the bathrooms after I slipped and almost fell on wet tile floor. TV didn't work.

Ok if you like 2 or 3 star

Owner more responsive during booking

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a great time.

  • 4 of 5

We loved staying here it was peaceful and serene. The staff was great. The only issue we had was the wifi went down the day we got there and was never fixed, being that our phones did not work internationally that was our only way to communicate back home, which we were never able to do. Overall the experience was very positive.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Paradise awaits you

  • 5 of 5

This was the best vacation of our lives. The property is breathtaking and peaceful. The staff spoiled us and probably was the best part of our stay. Excellent pool and deck. The house is whistle clean, but more home than hotel ( Could use some updating of the furniture). The bedrooms all face the ocean. The master bedroom has two huge doors that open the entire bedroom to the ocean. Truly magnificent. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on the Discovery Bay, Jamaica

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jul - 31 Aug
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Weeks of $800 and $900: each additional guest after 3 is an extra $100.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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