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Hidden Bay by the Sea

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Six Bedrooms, Six and a half Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

Completed in 2014, Hidden Bay by the Sea captures both the drama of an extraordinary elevated panorama of blue sea and the proximity of its own sandy beach.

Its well-planned design attracts groups of up to 12 adults and especially two- and three- generation families. The architect listened when these homeowners ordered a full range of the comforts of a family-style home, equal accommodations for all guests, and capture of the outrageous beauty of their unique location. The interior designer added an uncluttered, immaculate style of unpretentious glamour, in short, an ideal vacation home. For those who want privacy during all this togetherness, ten individual outdoor sitting areas dot the seafront wall. A thatched-roof outdoor bar is yet another informal sitting area with tables for drinks and games.

The main house consists of four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms, approximately 4 000 square feet.

A comfy wraparound veranda with glorious view is the favorite gathering area. Step off the porch onto a grassy lawn, fresh water pool and terrace, and Travertine stepping stones to the piece de resistance, an open sitting area on a dramatic promontory over the sea with sweeping views from horizon to sunrise to sunset. Sunset vigils with butler-served trays of drinks and hors d'oeuvres create indelible memories of each day’s long, breathtaking dusk. Cameras mandatory.

From this promontory, a stairway leads down to a private over-the-water stone deck supported on eons-old coral rock, an enviable spot with chaises for sunning and a jumping off point into the bay.

Or, across the lawn, walk down a Harry Potter style rock-clad stairway that looks like it could open to a cave and voila! The hidden beach is a 100 foot stretch of sand by the sea for barefoot shell gathering, for toddlers to splash in shallow waters and for taller guests to venture into the waves. Kayaks and vests are complimentary.

More Details

Property Manager
Rental Escapes
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, russian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
February 5, 2018


Runaway Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Villa Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Main Villa Guest Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main Villa Guest Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Main Villa Guest Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
    Main Villa Half Bathroom - toilet
    Cottage Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Cottage Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Main Villa Master Suite - 1 king
    Main Villa Guest Suite 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Main Villa Guest Suite 2 - 1 king
    Main Villa Guest Suite 3 - 1 king
    Cottage Suite 1 - 1 king
    Cottage Suite 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Pack N play, crib, high chairs and beach toys available. Kayaks (vests provided), four sets of fins and snorkels, four boogie boards (two adult, two children) available for guest use. Fresh water infinity pool. Local cell phone for guests on excursions. Indoor outdoor dining areas. Bathrobes available. Additional services (extra cost): Groceries: A typical grocery budget is $55 to $65 per adult per day and $20 to $25 per day for preteens. This may vary up or down depending on market prices and menus. Gratuities: Recommended staff gratuity at the end of your stay is 10% of the villa rental in high season, 15% in low season, divided among your staff members. Plan to pay your grocery and gratuity monies in cash, American dollars or Jamaican dollars. We can also collect this ahead of time if you do not wish to travel with a large sum of cash. Ground Transportation: We can arrange round-trip airport transfers or a full time driver. Cost depends on numb


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Hidden Bay by the Sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Jamaican Paradise - Hidden Bay By The Sea

  • 5 of 5

Hidden Bay By The Sea Villa in Runaway Bay was everything we had hoped for, and more. Starting with an unbelievably beautiful setting and Villa Staff, we were impressed from arrival to departure.

Chef Marlon was superb, and his daily creations were truly to die for. Richie, our butler, made sure that everyone was taken care of at all times. The maids Samoy and Chadile were also extremely competent and accommodating. Always there but never intrusive, the staff was first class.

I could go on for hours on this Villa, its beauty, its privacy and setting. We felt secure at all times, and the added touch of a pool, hot tub, and beautiful accommodations was truly breathtaking. Rental Escapes made sure that we were well informed about everything from transportation to excursions and tipping the staff. Jackie Garabedian of Rental Escapes made sure that we were informed and taken care of throughout the process.

Truly truly first class. I highly recommend this villa and Rental Escapes.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Rental Escapes
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Thank you, thank you, thank you Rental Escapes!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived at the airport, all of our needs were taken care of sometimes before we could even think of what we needed.

Hidden Bay is a spectacular oasis. Waking up to the ocean waves crashing against the reefs and then walking out onto the porch is a memory that I have embedded in my mind. Everywhere you walk, there is another place to explore- the hot tub provided the backdrop for our late afternoon cocktails as we watched the sun set. The lower level was a great place to swim out into the sea or just watch the fishermen trying to catch their daily meals. We used the smaller cottage for our spa afternoon- Verona and Joy set up their tables on the porch and created the most relaxing atmosphere.

The staff at the villa couldn't have been more gracious. Kim's cooking was fantastic! She made sure that my special dietary needs were met and did a great job of not wasting any of the food. Tommy and Ritchie made sure that our glasses were never empty and our belly's were always full of Kim's yummy creations. On the eve of my sister-in-law's birthday, they set up tables for cocktails, strung lights across trees and created a beautiful and festive vibe. I think the staff had fun when the got to see one of the members of the steel band surprise us as he started dancing and juggling with fire! What a memorable moment.

Other memorable moments came when we went snorkeling and of course our trip to Secret Falls. We actually thought about not doing the lazy river but I am so glad that we decided to traveled down together while singing our favorite Bob Marley songs. The views were again, amazing and the memories were priceless.

I hope to visit Hidden Bay again and I long for Kim's banana nut muffins.

Thank you for recommending Hidden Bay. Thank you for helping me plan my birthday celebration. I am grateful for the lasting imprint this trip gave me.


Gail and Reed Slogoff

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Rental Escapes
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Car: recommended

60 minutes to the airport.

Five minutes to Runaway Bay Golf Club.

20 minutes to Ocho Rios.

This home, pools and gardens sit solidly on a horizontal expanse of coral rock. The privacy of Hidden Bay belies its location in the heart of the historic little town of Runaway Bay. In fact, one may miss the villa’s entrance gate and impressive wall that spans 450 feet along the road just feet from the sea. But do not miss the opportunity to stroll through this local Jamaican village, unspoiled by super clubs or mega hotels. Immediately across the street is the irresistible Best Little Pattie Shop in Jamaica. The supermarket and hardware store are in the village center. The friendly townspeople will welcome you warmly.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Please inquire for more information about rates.
  • Contractual booking deposit: 50.00% rent