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Tranquility At Its Best!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

A Unique Beach House On A Virtually Deserted Beach.

Located on what is considered the best swimming beach on Jamaica's South Coast, Blue Marlin Beach House, exhibits that rare combination of seaside bliss, and historical interest all within a expansive landscaped dry tropical garden. So ideally situated within the bay, this property was once a Taino settlement (be sure to view the collection of artefacts found right on property).

The beach house is uniquely decorated with a mix of authentic antique pieces, original artwork and contemporary beachside furnishings. A welcoming staff includes a cook, housekeeper and gardener.

All 4 bedrooms are air conditioned with ceiling fans. The master bedroom includes a small child's alcove with bed and crib.

Amenities include:

Complimentary WiFi

Satellite TV

Apple TV

iPod docking station

Thatched covered Summer House with Hammocks and sun deck.

Outdoor dining Pergola

Complimentary Playpen and high chair

Boogie Boards,

Beach volleyball

Beach football (soccer)

Variety of beach games and kids beach toys

Cards, board games, dominoes etc.

More Details

Tatham Family
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 6, 2017

About Tatham Family

The Blue Marlin Beach House was originally built as the weekend home and healthy retreat for the Tatham family.

Tatham Family purchased this house in 1968

Why Tatham Family chose Jamaica South Coast

The dry climate and healthy sea air was the answer to William's childhood asthma. Living in the damp, cool hills of Mandeville, William would suffer regular attacks so in an effort to find a healthier environment for their youngest child, Ted and Joan Tatham combed Jamaica's north and south coasts. When they happened upon the small, remote fishing village of Great Bay, they knew their prayers were answered. And so started the the weekly trek to Great Bay. Joan and Ted would collect the children from school on a Friday afternoon - car already packed with animals and food for the one hour trek to the coast - hopefully getting in before dark, with time to light the kerosene fridge and lamps.

At weekends the children became explorers: hunting for shells, crabbing, searching for Taino artefacts, exploring nearby caves and dunes. When not exploring, sports were the focus: swimming, hiking, and playing softball and football (soccer) with the local kids. Nighttimes were spent around the table for memorable family meals, impromptu games of Blind Man's Buff, bonfires and duppy (ghost) stories on the beach. When Monday morning rolled around, everything was packed up, then back to school and work in Mandeville. Needless to say, the asthma was kept at bay, and William (and the rest of the Tatham kids) grew up to be very healthy athletic adults.

In fact, Melinda, the second Tatham child went on become the Caribbean' s # 1 Junior Tennis Champion and represented Jamaica in the Federation Cup and competed at both Wimbledon and the French Open.

Carrying on tradition, Melinda's children now represent Jamaica in the international Squash arena, including the highest level of squash - the Commonwealth Games.

What makes this house unique

Largest sheltered beach on Jamaica's southwest coast

Considered the safest swimming in Treasure Beach

Outstanding sea views

Great coastal walks

Expansive dry tropical garden


Treasure Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Three bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , Ensuite Master Bedroom with adjoining child's alcove
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ensuite Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Shared Bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Shared Bathroom
  • Ensuite Master Bedroom - Extra Large Kings Size Bed adjoining child's alcove with bed and crib Ensuite Bedroom - Queen size Bed Third Bedroom - Kings Size Bed (shared bathroom) Fourth Bedroom - Twin Beds (shared bathroom)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:



Nearest Airport
93 Kilometres
Sangster International Airport, Montego bay
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Lobster Pot
Nearest Golf
46 Kilometres
Manchester Club
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Jack Sprat
Nearest Beach
On it

YS Falls - A visit to the famous Y.S. Falls and a cool fresh water dip beside the cascades is an experience never to be forgotten.

Captain Dennis Boat Tours - offers affordable holiday excursions in his boat around Treasure Beach and its sorroundings, a breathtaking experience.

Little Ochie - One of Jamaica’s favourite eating haunts.

Appleton Estate Rum Tour - Visit the legendary Appleton Estate Rum distillery and discover how the world famous rum has been produces and blended over the centuries


Rates & Availability

Treasure Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Mar 27 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Oct 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Year's Week
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

GART $1.00 Per room per $28
Tax Rate 10.0%

90 Days prior to arrival - Deposit less USD $ 100.00
60 to 90 Days prior to arrival - Deposit less 50% (25% of Booking)
30 to 60 Days prior to arrival - Full payment less 50%
Less than 30 days prior to arrival - No refund
This policy may be amended if we are able to rebook the days
All cancellations must be in writing

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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