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Perched above the Runaway Bay coastline with sweeping Caribbean views, there lies a secret and secluded treasure: Hidden Bay villa. Beauty isnt limited to the interiors of this Jamaican paradiseit spills out over the grounds through lush gardens, lavish terraces and sparkling blue waters. Vibrant green trees and colorful flowers create the perfect nooks for relaxing and reading a good book or swinging on a gentle hammock in the shade.
Tucked away behind the sea grape and almond trees, is a charming cottage with two bedrooms, kitchenette, living room and cliff-top Jacuzziperfect for a romantic escape. Relax in the stunning cliff-side infinity pool and hanging terrace, where you can bask in the warm Jamaican sun, while looking out over the serene Caribbean Sea. Whats more, this dream destination comes complete with a handful of dedicated and friendly staff who cater to your wishes and requests. In the kitchen, our expertly trained chef will whip up the most elegant and creative meals to suit your tastes and dietary restrictions.
Its rich wooden arches and carved accents perfectly complement its light furnishings for a warm and inviting feel. The colonial-style louvre windows and doors allow the beautiful outdoors in, so you can relax and fall asleep to the gentle sound of waves lapping against the shore. Three private entrances lead down to the water: one to the quiet, sandy beach and two that offer quick snorkeling access to the nearby coral reefs.
The master bedroom boasts the largest balcony of all, with patio doors opening onto sweeping Caribbean views. With six bedrooms, Hidden Bay can accommodate up to twelve guests. Each bedroom includes king sized or twin bed, en-suite bathroom with shower, air conditioning and balcony.
With four hundred feet of waterfront and beach, there is never a dull moment at this incredible villa, from swimming and snorkeling, to just splashing around. Come together as a family, recounting the days events over the expansive porch and indoor dining tables, or enjoy a light snack on the cliff-side patio. With such grand accommodations, fun-filled activities and superior service, Hidden Bay villa is a dream-come-true destination for the entire family!
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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Hidden Bay offers exceptional snorkeling, with a nearby coral reef and three private entrances down to the sea.
The golden sandy beach is quiet, with just a few other villas nearby. Swimmers should be aware of coral and urchins, washed up from the reef.
This private, cliff-side property is located just off the coastal road in the small town of Runaway Bay.
Main House - First Floor
Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and bathtub, Alfresco shower, Air conditioning, Balcony,
Main House - Second Floor
Bedroom 2 - Master: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Balcony
Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds (can be configured as a king), En-suite bathroom with shower and bathtub, Air conditioning, Balcony
Bedroom 4 - Master: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Alfresco shower, Air conditioning, Balcony
Bedroom 5: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and bathtub, Air conditioning, Balcony
Bedroom 6: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Balcony
Cottage with kitchenette, living room
Dining area with seating for 12
Games and books
All bedrooms feature security safes
Baby cot available
Verandah with lounge area
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
Activities and excursions
Points of Interest:
3 minutes drive to seafood restaurant
10 minutes drive to Equestrian center
15 minutes drive to Cranbrook Flower Park and Tropical garden by Little River
20 minutes drive to Spa (no children)
20 minutes drive to activities and disco in Ocho Rios
25 minutes to restaurants in Ocho Rios
1 mile to Runaway Bay Golf Club
Located on the main road between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios
Private beach access (several steps)
45 miles to Sangster International Airport (MBJ)
Maximum 12 guests
Pets are not allowed
Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay
We went as a group of 3 couples (6 adults) for a birthday celebration. From our transportation from the airport to the villa, to our greeting from the villa staff, to the meals and accommodations, we felt very well taken care of for the duration of our visit. The villa was absolutely beautiful, and just as pictured. Whether we were relaxing by the pool, taking the kayaks out for a spin in the water, or heading out for an excursion, the staff took care of our every need. Kim's food is AMAZING, and Richie was such a sweet and attentive bartender/butler. Our rooms were impeccably clean each morning, and cooled down with air conditioning every evening. We did not want for a single thing! We would highly recommend this villa/vacation to anyone. The previous reviews are correct that there is significant highway noise, but it is only noticeable at night while sleeping. If you come prepared, and know that this literally the ONLY potential drawback in this villa, you will be all set!
Hidden Bay is the perfect villa for a relaxing vacation. The entire staff was amazing. With fantastic service, food and views, there is no reason to leave the villa. The back yard is a beautiful paradise and the snorkeling was the best. Richie, the butler, makes certain that you have everything you need and Chef Lyn ensures each meal is a five star dining experience. We would recommend Hidden Bay for everyone, particularly families or groups that enjoy spending a lot of time in the water (snorkeling, kayaking, etc).
Hidden Bay was a stunning property. It looks exactly like the pictures, and once you enter the property you never want to leave. Perched on the edge of a cliff over looking blue waters, you spend all your time outdoors. There are many places to catch a shady spot and enjoy a book. We did not manage to enjoy every special spot as there are so many. They food was outstanding - Chef Lynn and team are true professionals. The rest of the team made your stay very relaxing and were discreet enough to give you and your guests the privacy you like. All rooms were wonderful - no one felt they pulled the short straw. The cottage is a real gem - just as stunning as the main house on a small scale, our four teenage boys thought they had arrived in paradise equipped with their own kitchen, sitting room and hot tub. The property is absolutely gorgeous and the walks on the beach and access the great snorkeling was a real bonus. You are in the heart of Jamaica!
Me and my family had a wonderful time at the villa. The house is really nice and the staff are so helpful and friendly. Food was excellent. Richie is just great.
I only have two comments. One is to try to fumigate more often for mosquitoes and the other is to get some rechauds to keep the food warm when it is windy, as it gets cold too fast.
The villa for our 12 guests fit our needs perfectly- everyone including the kids felt like they got the "master" bedroom and all could look out over the ocean. The real added bonus was how special the villa staff all made us feel. I am convinced that Luxury Retreats could not have done anything more to make this whole trip perfect- not just the villa.
We could not have picked better accommodations in Jamaica than Hidden Bay. The grounds are the most beautiful of any that we encountered, either on the internet, or while in country. The staff were so pleasant and met our every little need, making suggestions when appropriate and just overall attending us to perfection. We cannot wait to return to this little slice of heaven on earth.