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Makana on Discovery Bay - Seaside Gazebo, Chef, Butler, Maid

Discovery Bay, Jamaica
  • Villa
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms7
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

4 Bedrooms, 7.5 Bathrooms, 8 Sleeps

Located in the historic Discovery Bay where Columbus is said to have first landed on the sunny shores of Jamaica, Makana is a waterfront villa sure to impress. The private white sand beach, just steps from the main house, is only the beginning. Whether you are lounging in the shade of the hammock located at the seaside gazebo, enjoying a game of tennis on the private night lit tennis court or breathing in all the beauty from the crystal clear infinity swimming pool, Makana will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

The villa also features a well-equipped air conditioned gym and an outdoor shower and spa. Complimentary sea kayaks and snorkeling equipment are also provided for your enjoyment. A home entertainment system, Wi-Fi access and an office with a computer are also included. A full staff will also be present to cater to your needs. Feel free to ask your chef about some of the local delicacies that you can sample in either the comfort of the formal dining area or alfresco while you take in the lovely sea breeze.

Makana is an airy and open villa with high vaulted ceilings and warm wooden accents. The covered terrace with cozy, stylish seating makes a great place to sip on a freshly made drink from the adjacent full service wet bar. The elegant style considerations perfectly frame the views of the ocean and mountain range beyond.

The seven stately bedrooms at Makana accommodate up tofourteenguests. All bedrooms include en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, flat screen TVs and access to private balconies and verandahs. The dark wooden bed frames and posts add warmth and charm, while the choice linens ensure a good nights rest with nothing but the sound of ocean waves as your soundtrack.

Nearby attractions include meeting the friendly porpoises at Dolphin Cove or taking an excursion to the magical Green Grotto Caves. You could also travel back in time through a visit to Columbus Park where many artifacts from the Spanish colonial era are on display. Whether you take a boat tour or just want to idle at home, Makana is fully equipped to make your stay in Jamaica most memorable.

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Although the main floor is wheelchair accessible, the steps down to the beach and second floor are not recommended for guests with mobility issues.


First Level Annex

Aunique interior water feature joins the main house to a connecting private annex

Bedroom 1- "Sugar Cane": King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning, Television, Private veranda

Bedroom 2- "Bamboo": King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Air conditioning, Television, Private veranda

Bedroom 3- "Coconut": 2 Twin size beds (orKing size bed), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Air conditioning, Television, Safe

Second Level

Bedroom 4 - Master: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower jetted bathtub, Dual vanity, Air conditioning, Lounge area, Full-size sleeper sofa, Television, Private balcony

Bedroom 5- "Papaya":King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Air conditioning, Television, Private balcony

Bedroom 6 - "Breadfruit": King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Air conditioning, Television, Private balcony

Bedroom 7- "Blue Room":2 Queen size beds, Ensuite bathroom with shower/bathtub combo, Air conditioning, Television, Private balcony



DVD player

DVD library

Video games

Office space with computer


Full-service bar

Ice maker

Air conditioning in bedrooms only

Air conditioned gym




Infinity swimming pool

Hot tub

Seaside gazebo


Private night-lit tennis court

3 Kayaks

Snorkeling equipment





Cook service



Security (night time only)

Garden/pool staff

Extra cost (advance notice may be required):

Villa pre-stocking

Airport transfer

Activities and excursions

Babysitting service



Points of Interest

3.2 km to Green Grotto Caves

8.6 km to Runaway Bay Golf Course

30.7 km to Dunns River Falls

33.3 km driveto Margaritaville Falmouth

34.4 km to Ocho Rios

67km to Town of Montego Bay

Beach Access



64 kmto Sangster International Airport (MBJ)


Maximum 14 guests

Social events of up to 30 guests permitted(upon request at additional cost only)

Children welcome

Non-smoking villa

Pets are not allowed

Security deposit required

Only books 7 daysfrom Saturday to Saturday - Upon request bookings any other day

Rate of $19,800/week for any 7 nights that includes Easter Sunday

Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay

Property Manager

Luxury Retreats International

Member Since 2010
Response time:
within one hour
english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, arabic
Calendar last updated:
Apr 23, 2018


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king
      • Bedroom 4
        1 king


        • 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 1
          This is an en-suite bathroom
        • Bathroom 2
          This is an en-suite bathroom
        • Bathroom 3
          This is an en-suite bathroom
        • Bathroom 4
          This is an en-suite bathroom
        • Bathroom 5
          This is an en-suite bathroom
        • Bathroom 6
          This is an en-suite bathroom
        • Bathroom 7
          This is an en-suite bathroom
        • Bathroom 8
          This is a half bathroom

          Location Type

            • Beach View
            • Beachfront
            • Near The Ocean
            • Ocean View
            • Oceanfront


                • Family
                • Luxury
                • Spa


                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Fitness Room / Equipment
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove


                            • Dining Area


                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Television
                                • Video Games
                                • Video Library


                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                    • Tennis

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Hot Tub
                                        • Private Pool

                                          Onsite Services

                                            • Concierge
                                            • Private Chef
                                            • Staff


                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • sailing
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • rafting
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing

                                                          6 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Makana is a stunning property with an incredibly attentive staff.

                                                          Jamie H.

                                                          Makana was perfect for hosting a family of 10! The grounds were stunning and kept immaculately. The staff paid attention to every single detail. Our needs were constantly anticipated and met! It was fabulous!

                                                          AMAZING WEEK IN PARADISE

                                                          Shelley R.

                                                          We had an amazing week at Makana on Discovery Bay. The house is incredible; so beautiful and luxurious. The grounds and amenities were perfect for a family of adults and kids; there was plenty to keep us occupied for the week. Tennis, a gym, lots of pool and sand toys for the kids, as well as kayaks, stand up paddle boards and snorkel equipment kept us busy. The staff at this house is the most amazing part. They are all the loveliest people, who genuinely seem happy to be with you and make your stay the most enjoyable it could be. Devon and Kevin worked so hard all week to make sure that we had everything that we needed and that the kids had their smoothies everyday. Marlon and Kayla made sure that we had the best meals & snacks each day & Patrick made meal time easy and so pleasant with 4 kids. Maisie and Juliet quietly kept the house immaculate and Henry kept the grounds beautiful and made the best bonfire and Sm'ores party. BEST VACATION EVER!!! Thanks to the staff.

                                                          Most beautiful setting with most amazing staff

                                                          Isabell T.

                                                          We booked this vacation last minute, a week & a half before arrival. Upon driving through the property gates, we glanced around & were really excited, the outside of the villa (& tennis court) looked beautiful. There were 10 staff waiting to greet us, everyone was so friendly & welcoming. As soon as we met the staff we walked through the door & my first words were "oh my goodness!" The interior was even more beautiful than I imagined, we could see the beach & the pool, & I truly was floored. As beautiful as the house was, as comfortable as the cool air conditioned rooms were, it was the soft sand private beach, the pristine pool & the staff that made this vacation extraordinary. The chefs cooked us the most delicious meals & hors d'oeuvres while the butlers mixed up tasty cocktails & were constantly asking if we wanted refills or if there was anything they could do for us. Everyone was working from sun-up to late in the evening, cleaning, preparing & pampering.

                                                          Perfect getaway girls trip

                                                          Kristina N.

                                                          The house was clean, the staff was amazing, pictures do not do this place justice. One of the most relaxing vacations I have taken. Would rebook this property again.

                                                          Best family vacation ever

                                                          Stephen M.

                                                          Villa was immaculate, staff were brilliant and the weather obliged. We have done 5 Villa vacations so far (4 in Jamaica) and this has been the best by far. Some of it is down to price (more expensive), but I think it is more than that, and both the villa and staff are truly exceptional.

                                                          Thanks to the beautiful accomadations & staff, this was a perfect trip

                                                          Christine B.

                                                          The house exceeded our expectations as did the friendly, attentive staff. This was a true vacation for the children and the parents alike. I would definitley recommend this house to friends and family.


                                                          Discovery Bay, Jamaica


                                                          6 Reviews
                                                          Exceptional 5/5
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