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Family Friendly Villa on the Best Beach on the Northcoast!

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Gated, Four Bedroom, Four Bath, Beachfront Property With Sea Views

Stone Harbour Villa is located ten minutes west of Ocho Rios, Jamaica, on beautiful Old Fort Bay. This comfortable, artistic Caribbean home allows visitors to swim in the blue-green water of the sea, sun on sandy beach, snorkel reefs only meters from its private cove, or paddle out to watch a vivid sunset in sea kayaks. Stone Harbour is also dedicated to those visitors who want more than a week of sun and sand, inviting guests to experience the ecosystems, history, economy, sports, and cuisine of this remarkable island.

*Five minutes to main attractions--Dolphin Cove, Mystic Mountain, Dunn's River Falls, river rafting and tubbing, and botanical gardens

*Close to world-class golf courses

*Large swimming pool & Jacuzzi

*Beautiful gardens & fruiting trees

*Sea kayaking, boogie boarding, and snorkeling from beach

*In-house spa services available--facials, nails, massage

*Air conditioned bedrooms

*Staff of butler, cook, housekeeper, and gardener

*Wi-Fi

*Weddings

*Long-term rentals

*Complimentary airport transfers

*Gated Community

More Details

Owner
Pamela Johnson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2017

Why Pamela Johnson chose Jamaica

Stone Harbour is a property on Old Fort Bay, the beach where we raised our children on summer, spring, and winter vacations. Knowing we wanted our grandchildren to experience the colors, sea, music, food, and magic that is uniquely Jamaica, we decided to buy this property and renovate. The renovations and designs are an on-going labor-of-love, as each year the gardens become more spectacular and the amenities more comfortable.

What makes this villa unique

I have never known any guest to come to Stone Harbour and not experience a wonderful change for the better, whether they bring paints and cameras for artistic work, using Jamaica's remarkable colors, or come with family to swim, eat, play games and share memorable time, each guest has always left with the dream to return. Our remarkable staff will pamper, answer questions about island life, and ensure that your holiday is special.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The only thing that makes leaving Stone Harbour bearable is the thought of coming back soon! We had the BEST vacation ever."??
Jul 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint Ann Parish in Jamaica

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , We have an aero bed and a crib for children
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , These extra long singles can be made into a king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , The two extra long singles can be made into a king bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Separate from the house, has a deck and coast view
  • The Master Bedroom has a flat screen TV, desk, couch and chair, as well as a king-sized bed. The Master has a full bath with bidet. The second and third bedrooms have two extra long twin beds that can be used either as twins or joined as a king. Both bedrooms have full baths. The forth bedroom is above the pool house, private, with TV, couch, mini refrigerator, deck, and view of Old Fort Bay and beach. All bedrooms have TV, DVD, and music capabilities.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Our staff is excellent--our cook will delight you with her traditional foods, as well as your favorites; our housekeeper will keep your room sparkling and your laundry current; our butler will serve your drink, dinners, and assist in all your needs; our gardener will be sure you know our tropical plants, eat from the banana trees, and drink fresh, sweet coconut water from our coconut trees.

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Family Friendly Villa on the Best Beach on the Northcoast!
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

Best week ever!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned last night from our stay at Stone Harbour Villa. Wow ... what an amazing experience. I read the previous reviews before reserving the home, and I have to agree with everyone else. The place is wonderful and the service is amazing. I can't say enough about the staff. They took care of us, fed us, pampered us. We could not have asked for more. The owner suggested that we hire a driver for the week and I am glad we did ... I definitely recommend this. He was great and gave us useful information about places to visit and things to do. We hiked Dunn's River falls, swam at Blue Hole (our favorite), swam with dolphins, did the Bobsled ride at Mystic Mountain. All of the activities were amazing!! We did not want to come home and are looking forward to visiting again. Thanks again Pam, Delma, Tony, Keisha, and Second. It was a week to remember!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Doesn't get any better than this!

  • 5 of 5

Two families traveled to Stone Harbour for a full week. We had four adults, two 18 year old boys, one 15 year old boy, one 15 year old girl and a 9 year old boy. As a mother of two teen-age boys, I haven't felt so well cared for in decades. I have never had a vacation that I felt so incredibly rejuvenated!

THE STAFF

The staff was simply amazing. They are the ones that made the trip so perfect! Tony, the butler, thought of things before we did - heating up the jacuzzi at the end of the day, drinks in a cooler by the pool, and so on. Delma, the chef, made us the best home cooked meals we could imagine. She put all her love into every dish. Keisha and Beryl, the maids, kept every bit of the house beyond spic and span, they lovingly did our laundry and put water in our room each night. The gardener, "Second", kept immaculate care of the grounds, took us on a beach hike and kept the kids busy with kites on windy days.

THE HOUSE

The house itself was in great condition. Everything was clean and well cared for. The beds were comfortable and we had plenty of places to lounge, play games and hang out. We all loved the pool and the jacuzzi. We used the beach every day. All of us loved boogie boarding and going for walks. "Second" showed us the best spot to snorkel where the water was calm and the corals hid hundreds of fish. My son even caught a lobster (that Delma cooked up for him).

OUTINGS

We went on several outings while we were there and used a local driver (Michael) who was also wonderful. We went ATVing up the mountain, we went to the blue hole (a big favorite), we went to the Green Grotto and to the Dunns River Falls. All were not too long of a drive and everyone in our party was able to do these activities.

MEALS

We chose to eat all our meals at Stone Harbour. I can't imagine a better place to eat. Delma makes all authentic Jamacian foods. She was a great meal planner spacing out our choices and giving us great recommendations. Lunch was always casual by the pool. I loved that she often served leftovers as well as sandwiches for lunch. It was a thoughtful use of the food purchased. My personal favorite was the Jamaican breakfast. Ackee and saltfish for breakfast is my new obsession.

THANKS!

Many thanks to Pamela for sharing her home with us. Our 18 year olds leave for college soon and Stone Harbour served as the perfect backdrop for lots of family time. We will remember this vacation for a lifetime!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mt. Juliet, TN
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation a family can take. Private house and pool on the beach. To make it even more amazing it comes with cook, housekeeper and butler. Perfection!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We can't wait to go back!!!

  • 5 of 5

Well how do you summarize one heck of an awesome time? It was everything it advertised and more, staff totally made us feel like royalty! Beautiful home exquisite waters, food was to die for! Anyone looking for an incredible retreat this home offers it all. All the feeling of an all inclusive but with the privacy and peacefulness of home. Don't forget your snorkel gear as the waters are teaming with fish. Will definitely be back next year!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia
5

Beyond Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Once again HomeAway has met and surpassed my expectations. Pamela and her staff are beyond excellent. The home and grounds are beautiful. The views breath taking. The only mistake we made was going out to dinner one night. Should have stayed home for wonderful food and excellent service.

Any help we needed to go any place was met. The staff handled all requests and we had one child who had food limits and it was always addressed for her to be very happy at every meal.

First vacation I have been on that I did not want to go home. That says it all.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Marlton, NJ USA
5

The comforts of home in paradise

  • 5 of 5

Amazing vacation! When we drove onto the property, we were blown away by the beautiful grounds and view of the water. As we pulled in, Delma, Tony and staff were waiting to greet us on the step. My husband and I, our four boys (11, 9, 2, 5 months), and my mom were glad the experience of the airport and long ride were over. But before we got out of the van, 'Miss Delma' reached in and offered "let me have that baby". That set the tone and summed up the warmth and hospitality of our vacation. The house was beautiful, the grounds immaculate, and the accommodations were perfect. Working with Pamela via email and phone to arrange for an extra crib and other necessities before we arrived saved a lot of stress. Tony made sure that everything was set up and waiting for us. Our boys loved their rooms and Oma had her own suite overlooking the pool. Delma's cooking was delicious and the fresh fruit every morning was perfect. My husband raved about Delma's jerk chicken and I loved her lobster the best, but every meal was great. She even made special things for our picky 2 year old, and made sure she always had her secret mashed potatoes available for him once she saw that he was hooked. Tony was on top of everything and researched a 'dirty banana' to make sure we had our favorite tropical drink. Tony even dimmed the lights and moved speakers to the pool to make a romantic setting for my husband and I on our last evening. Everything was so relaxing, yet there was plenty to do for the kids between the pool, hot tub, beach, and running around the property. Second was always providing us info about the property and area, grabbing us fresh coconuts, and even personally escorted us on a long walk down the beach to 'laughing waters' - it was a beautiful thing to see. Delma went into town with my husband and mom to grab souvenirs and show them the town. Our kids got comfortable with Delma and Tony quickly as they are so warm and friendly. Our 2 year old still talks about the pics he got with Delma and Tony when we were in "Maica". It was so sad to leave, and we promised ourselves that we will go back, and we will! If you want to relax and be pampered in a beautiful private villa by warm caring people, this is the place to go.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Montego Bay/ MBJ

Stone Harbour is located in the Ocho Rios resort area, including Dolphin Cove, Dunn's River Falls, Mystic Mountain, Blue Hole, river rafting and tubbing, shopping, fine dining, and availability to in-house spa and massage treatments, boat tours, and ecotourism sites.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Saint Ann Parish, Caribbean

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
 
2017 Low Season/Summer
1 May 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,503
for 4 nights
From
£626
£4,376
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,144
for 7 nights
£5,144
 
 
2017 Low Season (cont)
25 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,503
for 4 nights
From
£626
£4,376
 
 
Christmas Week-2017
19 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£6,295
for 7 nights
£6,295
 
 
New Year's Week--2017
26 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,679
for 7 nights
£6,679
 
 
2018 High Season/Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£3,163
for 4 nights
From
£791
£5,527
 
 
2018 Low Season/Summer
1 May 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,948
for 4 nights
From
£737
£5,144
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,527
for 7 nights
£5,527
 
 
2018 Low Season (cont)
25 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,948
for 4 nights
From
£737
£5,144
 
 
Christmas Week--2018
22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£7,063
for 7 nights
£7,063
 
 
New Year's Week--2018
30 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£7,447
for 7 nights
£7,447
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£737
for 1 night
From
£737
£5,144
 

Additional pricing information

All payments not made by check will be subject to a 2.9% service charge.

All eChecks must be sent from a U.S. bank.

Weddings, parties, and events require an additional fee of $15/ per person for those not staying at the villa. Any event featuring drinks or food must use a professional caterer (suggestions can be provided upon request). We ask that our guests make plans for rain in the event of an outdoor event, such as tents, canopies, or pavilions. Music must be turned down by 11:00 p.m. and over by 1:00 a.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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