Discovery Bay House Rental Photos and Description
One of Jamaicas most fabulous villas with a tasteful blend of Caribbean and Indo
A large, peaceful beachside villa with all inclusions and beautifully decorated. Amanoka is truly special.
This is one of Jamaica's newest and largest deluxe villas which is located in the beautiful Discovery Bay. The private white sand beach on this property is yours to enjoy to private desires, leading into clear waters. There is a wonderful waterfont gazebo which is perfect for viewing sunsets or just sipping your tropical drink, gazing out to the blue azures of the Caribbean Sea. Amanoka has been a favourite of celebrities and discerning vacationers, and promises a luxurious and relaxing Jamaican villa vacation.
Within the villa's walled compound, colour bursts from a tropical garden filled with exotic orchids and sensuous lily ponds. The garden's manicured lawns flows onto the villa's own white sand beach, and turquoise bay. On the water's edge, you will find an island gazebo with swimming \"sky-chairs\", perfect for lounging away the day or watching the sun set over the Caribbean Sea.
The interior designer for this villa has used wonderful textures and natural bamboo, a tasteful blend of Caribbean and Indonesian style, the villa's décor is pleasing to both the eye and spirit. The villa reflects a most elegant yet comfortable and restful atmosphere. The gardens are well kept and include lovely lily ponds and fountains. Cradled in the lush embrace of this garden is the main villa with 3 en-suite bedrooms. The entrance hall, great room and dining area open onto a spacious deck complete with a bamboo pavilion, 10-person Jacuzzi, an infinity edge pool, and comfortable lounge chairs.
Outfitted with a satellite TV, surround sound Bose music system that filters soothing sounds throughout the house and grounds, a DVD player with a selection of movies, and a computer with internet access, Amanoka offers every modern amenity. For sports enthusiasts, the villa has its own kayaks as well as an assortment of snorkelling gear. Yoga classes and spa treatments are also available on request.
The professional chef here have made the most wonderful lunches and dinners, exquisite cuisine. A team of 6 staff members, including two chefs and a butler, attends to your every need and wish.. This villa is also perfect for a beach party and for this, the out door grill can be used by the chef if you would like. Inside however, the chef has a state-of-the art kitchen with commercial 6 burner gas stove. This chef lacks nothing to make you the most wonderful meals at Amanoka. From the ultra modern kitchen the Amanoka team will tempt and treat your taste buds to an array of mouth-watering island delicacies that can be enjoyed in the dining pavilion or al fresco on the deck looking out to sea.
There is a very convenient wet bar which adjoins the pool deck, the butler will quench your thirst with scrumptious cocktails served throughout the day and night. Amanoka is a Sanskrit word meaning \"peaceful home.\" Visit this unique Jamaican villa and you will agree it was aptly named. A vacation spent at Amanoka will leave you feeling graciously pampered, luxuriously accommodated and without a doubt, completely relaxed and at peace.
Unfortunately, no weddings are permitted at Amanoka
Brand New for Amanoka - completed April 2007 :
Two beautiful pavilions are currently being constructed to house brand new gym and spa facilties.
Both pavilions are within a lushly landscaped walled garden and seem to float on a huge pond with waterfalls and lilies. They are very open with large glass doors on 3 sides. Fans and air conditioners are provided for our guests' comfort.
The gym is 16' x 16' and will have a Precor elliptical machine, treadmill, free weights and inclined bench, music, T.V., exercise DVDs and mats and balls.
A yoga instructor can be provided at an extra cost if booked in advance.
The spa pavilion is also 16x16. Outside is a covered trellis for wet treatments and a large openair rain shower.
Treatments will be provided by Linda Hall of Oshun Dream Spa. Linda is a very highly trained therapist from the U.K. She concocts her very own scrubs, wraps and massage oils from fresh Jamaican herbs, flowers and spices.
A list of treatments and the cost will follow shortly. We ask that you encourage your clients to book treatments in advance to avoid disapointment.
With new gym facilities,Amanoka will have a most luxurious 7th bedroom which will be furnished with a queen sized bamboo bed.
This will give Amanoka 7 bedrooms and 7 1/2 baths. All bedrooms are suitable for couples.
FLOOR PLAN: Amanoka Villa
MAIN VILLA 6,400 Square Feet
32” cable television + satellite, VCR, sound system (12-speakers for music inside, poolside and seaside),bumper pool and poker table ... opens to pool terrace with bamboo pavilion and Jacuzzi.
Master Bedroom 350 sq ft
Kingsize bed; 27” cable television + satellite; en-suite bathroom, Jacuzzi, stone shower area, bidet, his and hers vanities. French doors to outdoor sitting pavilion and pool terrace, lovely view of the bay.
Bamboo Room 300 sq ft
Kingsize bed; en-suite bathroom, linen-draped stone bathtub-shower combination, bidet, exotic garden view through louvered windows
Mahogany Room 300 sq ft
Two queensize beds; en-suite bathroom, stone bathtub-shower combination, slate vanity, bidet, lovely garden view.
THE ANNEX 3,200 Square Feet
Two master bedrooms ... both kingsize ... each with en-suite bathroom, tub-shower combination.
French doors from each to balcony, hammock and lovely view.
Bedroom 1 ~ Optional kingsize or twin beds; en-suite bathroom, walk-in shower. French doors to terrace.
Bedroom 2 ~ Queensize bamboo bed; en-suite bathroom, walk-in shower. French doors to terrace.
All seven bedrooms have hair dryers, televisions, telephones and intercoms to the bar, kitchen, staff quarters and other guest rooms.
Both the gym and the spa are air conditioned.
We would like to thank the owners for submitting their photos of Amanoka from their own personal collection.
SISTER VILLAS: Whispering Waters (7 bedrooms), Keela Wee (6 bedrooms), Sea Grapes (5 bedrooms), Amanoka (7 bedrooms), Fortlands Point (7 bedrooms), Sundown (7 bedrooms), Sea Haven (4 bedrooms), A Summer Place (7 bedrooms), Coral Cove Cottages (7 bedrooms) Makana (6 bedrooms), Sugar Bay 5 bedrooms
Nearby Activities for Discovery Bay Villas:
Jamaica Grande Resort: 974-2200 All inclusive resort, large lagoons and watersports. 30 minutes drive
Five Star Watersports: Evening cruises, Dunns River Falls Cruise, Cool Runnings and Carnival party cruise. www.fivestarwatersports.com Cruise includes Snorkeling gear, open bar with rum punch, Red Stripe Beer, Pepsi, fruit punch and water etc. May also have buffet style dinner on board with Jerk Pork, Steak and local favourites.
Dolphin Cove, Ocho Rios: Swimming with the dolphins only 20 minutes away. www.dolphincovejamaica.com
Breezes Golf Course: 973-7319 10-minute drive to Golf Pro Shop in Runaway Bay
Montego Bay Golf: only 40 minutes drive from here. Spend the day at one of Jamaica’s championship golf courses Ritz Carlton White Witch, Rose Hall Resort and Country Club, Cinnamon Hill Golf, Half Moon Golf Club.
Breezes Beach Resort: 973-2436 All inclusive resort- $65 day pass buys lunch, activities, pool, tennis. No children under 15.
Kiyaraspa, Jamaica Inn: One of the best spas on the island. Absolutely divine! www.kiyaraspa.com
Island Village Shopping Center: Brand new shopping center with Duty free shops, Souvenir shops, Reggae music, Margaritaville on the beach, Cinema with the latest movies. Brand new Hard Rock Café near by. Internet Café’s
Grand Lido Sans Souci: 994-1206 Excellent Spa, excellent chef (30 min drive)
Sandals Dunn’s River: 972-1610 All inclusive resort - $60 day pass for all-you-can-eat beach grill, water sports. Couples, no children.
Dunn’s River Falls: Famous and most beautiful natural waterfalls. Refreshing climb up the falls. 20-minute drive. Wear swimsuits and sneakers, climb the falls with guides.
Puerto Seco Beach: 973-4400 Once of the best beaches in Jamaica, white sandy beach, and clear blue Caribbean Sea. Public beach, jet skis, dinghy, sailing, scuba, snorkeling, glass bottom boat -2 minutes drive!
Chukka Cove Beach Ride: 972-2506 Equestrian center 20 min from Discovery Bay. Rides depart Chukka Cove at 9 & 2 daily. Try the Horseback ride 3 hour trail includes excellent trails and ride in the sea.
Thanksgiving weekly rate for Amanoka is $21,000/wk for 7 bedrooms