|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Located in Discovery Bay where Columbus is said to have first landed in Jamaica, Sea Haven offers entryway into this tropical paradise that so marveled its first explorers. The periwinkle blue exterior, sunshine yellow interior and barrel vaulted blue sky ceiling within the classic structure of the villa help make this an idyllic destination by the sea. On one side of the waterfront is a built-up sandy area and, on the other, cut-stone steps that lead to delightful snorkeling spots and the offshore raft.
The garden consists of just under an acre of tropical shrubs and trees, the trunks of which are spotted with wild orchids. Fruits abound and an exotic allamanda vine shades the entrance. An irresistible half moon pool tiled with ocean blue mosaics and the shade of the gazebo are also favorites. A bird feeding tree frames the view. The chef will be happy to serve you in the dining room, on the verandah or alfresco, by sunlight or candlelight.
The many antiques at Sea Haven include a 200-year-old twig rocker and tortoise-back mahogany dining chairs that came from Admiralty House in Port Royal. The pieces were once used by Admiral Lord Rodney and Horatio Nelson when he was an ensign. The living room opens to the wide sixty foot verandah, a veritable feast of pickled wicker, draping vines and floral colors.
The four stately bedrooms at Sea Haven include en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. A rough hewn chair in the master bedroom once belonged to the captain of a schooner that plied between the Caribbean islands in the seventeenth century. The sea and tropical views are absolutely enchanting.
Less than an hour from the airport, Discovery Bay is a unique horseshoe bay that offers a foray into Jamaicas rich history. At nearby Columbus Park, you can learn about the Spanish colonial era through the artifacts on display. Today, Sea Haven belongs to strip of houses colloquially referred to as either Millionaires Row or Jamaicas Riviera. Lounge on the seaside hammock and let your cares melt away.
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Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning
Bedroom 2: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning
Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds (King bed optional), En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning
Bedroom 4: 2 Twin beds (King bed optional), En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning
Features and Amenities
Air conditioned bedrooms
Free ADSL wireless internet
Wet bar with under-counter ice maker
Offshore swim platform
At Extra Cost:
Motorized water sports
Non Smoking Villa
Pets are not allowed
Rental van and driver recommended
Transfers are available
1 km to grocery store
7 miles to golf
5 minutes drive to town
60 minutes drive to Montego Bay Airport
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay
This was my first trip to Jamaica. Had some issues on arrival with water and power. So first couple of days were not what I was expecting. Luxury Retreats was very responsive and after the power and water came back online, the rest of the vacation was really fun. Great snorkeling for beginners, food was prepared with my allergies in mind which I really appreciated!
Sea Haven is is located on a beautiful bay with great snorkeling and swimming in very warm water. The veranda of the villa is huge and provides the prefect setting for meals, gatherings and very comfortable furniture for shade and hanging out. Beds are comfortable in spacious bedrooms that are set up in a perfect configuration for privacy. The highlight of the villa is the staff: Elva and Angela work magic in the kitchen and anticipate every need. They order groceries as needed and one does not need to even think about regular household needs! The food was amazing! We tried all of the Jamaican specialties. Every meal had several sides and a desert. We were completely spoiled! Eva's pina colada's are legendary. Settling the grocery bill at the end could not have been easier or more economical. Elva even arranged last minute transport for us when we wanted to switch our schedule around. Other than one brief outing, we felt no need to leave the villa - it was so perfect!
I was abit dissapointed on beach access,(too steep) due to my disability. I had explained that in lenghth to the staff at Luxury Retreats before booking Sea Haven. There needed to be more coils and candles for mosquitos and water pressure in Villa was poor. But overall at our pricepoint the villa and staff were GREAT. They were so attentive and kind to our needs. We lived outdoors and utilized the outdoor shower and pool. Sea Haven was a nice getaway in Jamaica.
Everything was great . The beach the view and the staff was excellent . The villa was clean and in top shape . i would do it again .