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Serendipity - Glorious Views, Ideal Location, Full Staff, Pool &Tennis

Bedrooms 6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 12 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 12 nights


Saint James Parish Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 6 Bedrooms, 8 Baths, (Sleeps 12)*20% OFF 6 BDRMS WEEK PRIOR TO 4/15/14

Recently renovated and spacious villa is located in the gated Spring Farm community on the North coast atop the world famous Half Moon Golf Club and course, and nestled between several other top rated courses such as Cinnamon Hill. This ideal hilltop perch affords Serendipity one of the most spectacular sea views on the Island. It is conveniently located minutes from the Montego Bay Airport, Shopping, 5-Star Restaurants & Resorts, Beaches, Museums, and water sports - which truly makes Serendipity the ideal vacation destination.

This large but cozy villa features 2 king master suites, and 4 double twin suites. The twin beds can be easily converted to king beds upon request. Each bedroom has a captivating view, with french doors opening onto either the pool deck or balcony. The lower level of the villa has a more relaxed, family friendly living area for TV viewing, playing games or ground level access to the pool. There are also 2 half baths for your convenience.

Private location and a personal butler enhance the fully staffed retreat. Onsite security.

Keywords: Butler, fully staffed, staff, Luxury, Vacation, Villa, Private, Tennis, Pool, Family, Weddings, Business, groups, Golf, Guys, Ladies, Escape, Relax, Food, Cook, View, Large, Health, Recovery, location, Reunions, Celebrations

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Patrick Couisns
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016
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About Patrick Couisns

The Cousins were born in Jamaica, and recently returned for a 17th year anniversary get-away. It was during this visit that we found and fell in love with Serendipity. We purchased this vacation villa as a way to reconnect with the Island they love so much, and to share this joy with their 3 children.

Patrick Couisns purchased this villa in 2008

Why Patrick Couisns chose Jamaica

We love Jamaica: it's beauty, people, culture and food. It's our favorite place to be, and will be yours too.

What makes this villa unique

The astonishing 220 degree view of the Caribbean Sea. Serendipity has a warm, friendly staff that will take care of your every whim. They will mind the children while you go on excursion, or just sleep in. It is truly a VACATE-tion. You leave all your worries behind when you are at Serendipity. We have the only clay tennis court in Montego Bay!

Guestbook comments from the manager

I would like to express a sincere thank you for your gracious invitation to Jamaica, your encouragement in getting me there and your warm hospitality in your beautiful villa.

I had awesome time and enjoyed all 5 days immensely. The staff were friendly and helpful. Garnett the butler and Ms. Ruby the cook were real gems as their names truly describe. Garnett did something special for me everyday and Ms. Ruby did an excellent job cooking and packaging food for me to take home.

I was pleased to see that Jamaicans were friendlier and less hostile than when I first left Jamaica in the 1960's. I had such a tremendous time that I would love a return visit as soon as I get the courage again to fly the friendly skies.

Thanks again.
Nov 2013
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Serendipity - Glorious Views, Ideal Location, Full Staff, Pool &Tennis
average rating of 4.923077 based on 30 reviews

Serendipity was a breath of fresh air

  • 5 of 5

My stay here was wonderful. I felt comfortable, and respected by staff. This is a great spot to stay when vacating with family or friends!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joy, we aim to please!!!
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  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful villa. I had a wonderful time. The staff was great! The scenery was awesome! This is a great place to stay at when coming to Jamaica! I loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We enjoyed having you. Serendipity is definitely a great place to spend time with family, and our staff makes the experience that much more enjoyable.
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Family vacation

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week at this stunning villa with our children and another family. The staff are wonderful and go above and beyond to make sure that you have an amazing experience in Jamaica.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a wonderful time- much better than I thought

  • 4 of 5

My family thoroughly enjoyed our vacation at Rose Hall's Serendipity. The house was ample and lovely and spread out enough for people to have a sense of privacy. Views throughout spectacular. I wasn't sure how the dynamic of having a staff serving us would feel but it was chill and fine, and frankly, so convenient to have breakfast provided in the morning for our crowd without having to prepare it or clean up. All in all, a very nice environment for a vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear that your family thoroughly enjoyed your vacation at Serendipity. Yes, the house is very spacious as you say, but we are particularly proud of our spectacular views, it never gets old. I will let our staff know that you enjoyed their service, as I know it was their pleasure.
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Jamaica 40th and 30th birthday celebration

  • 5 of 5

This was an experience we will NEVER forget!! This was a girls' weekend to celebrate turning 30 and 40 with 5 awesome women and this villa over exceeded our expectations! Communication with the owner and property manager was great. We were there for a long weekend, so our trip started on Friday with our driver Delroy, who picked us up from the airport. We had cold towels and fresh lemonade waiting for us upon arrival to the villa. Serendipity is a great name, but SPLENDOR can capture what was experienced as well. Garnett, our butler/bartender catered to our ever need. Ms. Ruby, our cook was AWESOME!!!! Verona, our Chambermaid kept our rooms cleaned and even washed our clothes (WHAT?), and our gardener, "Uncle Earl" kept everything on point poolside, on the grounds, and even cooked jerk chicken too. And I can't leave out our security, Richard, who kept watch over us. This house was soooo much more than the pictures can convey and the staff was on point. This will be our new spot for years to come. We Love you guys at Serendipity!!! See you next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tanya, we are so touched by your review and happy that you enjoyed your stay. Your review highlights our wonderful staff and manager, whom we place all confidence in. We would love for you to consider Serendipity your paradise home to return to year after year.
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Best Family Vacation -- Serendipity does not disappoint they go above and beyond.

  • 5 of 5

We were truly “wowed” by the experience at Serendipity. The staff was exceptionally attentive and they went above and beyond to accommodate our family. We were greeted by the manager Nicole Greene and her staff when we arrived and they showed us the villa and made us feel at home immediately, “this is your home enjoy” the phrase of the day. We enjoyed the view from balcony that greeted us as we walked in the front doors. This villa has a beautiful open concept and a cool tropical breeze coming in from every corner. There is a 180 degree view of the ocean and balconies that stretch from the open living room to the back and downstairs to the pool area, priceless.

Garnett & Miss Ruby made sure that every dinner was made with care and served in the most friendly professional manner, they made everyone feel special. They took pride in their work and really made this a pleasurable experience for my family. The location and service was so memorable that other members of the family that were staying at hotels (we all flew in for a wedding) came over to Serendipity for dinner. Garnett & Miss Ruby were able to adjust and accommodate 28 people for dinner without a hitch. Truly professional grade.

The rooms were as advertised; spacious, clean, airy with beautiful views of the mountains and ocean all at once. The villa is located in a quite neighborhood and we enjoyed early morning walks to experience the views, flowers and great stone masonry of the other houses in the area.

Truly a relaxing memorable place to experience Jamaica at its best.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for that heartfelt review. We understand that you had a wonderful serendipitous "homecoming." We are always pleased when our guests are pleased. Our staff and manager enjoyed hosting your group and look forward to seeing you again.
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Montego Bay
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Famous Half Moon Restuatant
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Famous Half Moon Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Elegant Corridor
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Famous Half Moon Restuatant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ritz, or Half Moon
Car: recommended

North coast of Jamaica. Be sure to visit Scothies and the Fish Hut, our favorite dives. The Hip Strip is also a must see where you can spend the day shopping and hanging out on the beach. We will provide beach access to beach club.

Rates & Availability

Saint James Parish Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016
Apr 16 2016 - Dec 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $58 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2016
Dec 15 2016 - Dec 26 2016
12 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $58 per night, per additional guest
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 28 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 26 2017
12 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years 2017
Dec 27 2017 - Jan 5 2018
10 night minimum stay
Flat fee

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Deposit & Payment Schedule: 25% deposit is required to hold your dates, the balance is due at least 60 days prior to your arrival. If you are booking within this 60 day window your must pay the full amount due to secure your booking. Cancellation: 80% refund if cancelled 60 days or more prior to arrival. No refunds within 60 days of arrival.
Double Occupancy: Rates are based on number of rooms double occupancy: $175 to $225 per room double occupancy. If you would like a room by yourself you must pay for double occupancy.
Tips: Suggested tips: 10-15% of your rate at the end of your stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Saint James Parish Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
  • 8
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Fully staffed to accommodate your every need: Butler, Cook, Laundress, Housekeeper, Groundsman, Onsite Security.

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