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Aurora Dreams @ Carib Ocho Rios

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,720 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Large 1 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Condo, stunning sea view, and private beach access.

Our unit is a 2 storey, 1 bedroom Condo (sleeps 4), with 2 full bathrooms, kitchen, living and dining room, a balcony overlooking the sea and two reading nooks perfect for your relaxation needs. You will be lulled into a state of relaxation by the waves and scenery.

Upon entering, this peaceful corner of paradise, you will be greeted by a fully equipped kitchen, ready for your culinary adventures. The living space adorns a dining and seating areas with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea.

Once upstairs, you will be greeted by two luxurious queen-sized beds, a nine drawer dresser, full-length mirror and a rocking chair located within our meditation nook.

More Details

Kerone Folkes
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2017

About Kerone Folkes

I am Jamaican born and have a deep connection with this island. My husband and I now live in Canada's Arctic exploring, while representing Jamaica abroad. That is why we named it Aurora Dreams. The Aurora Borealis dances out our window at night and reminds us how beautiful and full of wonder this world is. We hope that our visitors experience Jamaica's beauty and wonder during the day and have aurora dreams at night.

Kerone Folkes purchased this condo in 2017

Why Kerone Folkes chose Ocho Rios

I followed my sister to this place and immediately fell in love. We found everything we were looking for, direct view to the sea, beach access, large living space, security, and great neighbours. We can relax at the sounds of the waves at night and be at peace. After experiencing resorts, we found that it was more important for a more authentic experience.

While we are exploring, we hope that you get to experience what we came to love. Forget the resort, enjoy the authentic jamaica. Walk to the marketplace and try the tropical fruits or just sit on a beach and lounge. Our place is well located.

What makes this condo unique

Aurora Dreams boasts an apartment so close to the sea that you are emersed in the sounds of the waves against the coast and smell the salt water. The condo faces the north-east, allowing you to enjoy the morning light while sheltering you from the midday sun. West of the property is Mahogany beach. As a visitor, you have free access to a beautiful private beach with a natural mineral spring. There you can arrange watersports or just lounge at the bar.


Ocho Rios Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1720 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs
  • Both bathrooms have walk-in showers, no climbing. Downstairs bathroom, allows guests to wash soon after coming from the beach without having to go upstairs.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Reading nook
  • Two luxurious queen size pillow-top beds, 9-drawer blue mahoe dresser, blue mahoe side tables, rocking chair and full-length mirror. Ample closet space with iron and ironing board.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Nearest Airport
62 Miles
Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay
Nearest Barpub
280 Metres
Mahogany Beach
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Hotel Sandals Royal Plantation
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 2000
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Almond Tree Restaurant
Nearest Beach
280 Metres
Mahogany Beach
Car: not necessary

Carib is situated on Mahogany Beach. The area offers varied beaches and lush tropical gardens. Stunning natural beauty combined with numerous activities, shopping and dining experiences. Local attractions include swimming with the dolphins, famous 600' Dunn's River Water Falls, chair lift to the top of Mystic Mountain for spectacular panoramic views, Coyaba Gardens and Mahoe Falls, plantation tours, tubing, horseback riding and nearby reggae artist Bob Marley's birth place. Other nearby activities include sailing, river tubing, horseback riding, snorkelling, and kayaking.


Beach Towels: We assume that you have your own beach towels. If not, we have some towels available. Please remember to return the beach towel to the housekeeper.

Telephone: Our phone can only make emergency calls, dial 119 for any emergency services. Digicel is located in Eight Rivers Plaza and Flow is located in Pineapple Shopping Centre to obtain local sim cards. You can purchase phone cards at various locations throughout the city. Rates are inexpensive compared to other countries. Mrs Mullings / Mrs Senior at the office is 974 0305.

Currency Information: Prices in Jamaica are usually quoted in Jamaican or US dollars. Please go to a Bank or Cambio to cash your Travellers Cheques. This is recommended over the street currency exchangers. A number of Cambios and banks are available in downtown Ocho Rios, including The Bank of Nova Scotia and The National Citizens Bank.

Arrival and Departure: Tropical Tours (Mr Mullings) will shuttle you to and from the airport at a cost of about $70.00 USD return. You may ask Mrs Mullings about Tour companies or private transportation.

Laundromat: A Laundromat is located near the Carib compound gates for personal laundry. It costs about $1000.00 JMD to wash, dry and foldone load. Please ask the housekeeper for the location.

Downtown Ocho Rios: The walk to downtown Ocho Rios takes 10-15 minutes. You can call a cab if you wish to ride instead of walking. It is advised that you take a taxi after dark. Public transportation has license plates with a PP sign, but they are usually crowded. You may wish to make your own negotiated arrangement with a taxi for transportation.

Medical: Please ask Mrs Mullings / Mrs Senior if you need to see a physician.


Water Activities may be booked for an additional fee at the Water Sports Deck located on the beach. Water Activities include snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, jet skiing, banana boating, water skiing and parasailing. You can also book a relaxing professional massage at the Gazebo on the beach. At Carib, there is a lookout for relaxing and meeting your friendly neighbours.


You can book many Jamaican Tours right at Carib—to the famous Dunn's River Falls, river rafting, plantation tours, Fern Gully, Blue Mountains, Montego Bay, Kingston, Negril, coastal boat tours, etc.

Our on-Site agent Mrs Mullings and our Housekeeper are both ready to greet you and take care of you during your stay. They are a fountain of information on Ocho Rios and Jamaica.


Bibibips: Seaside restaurant and bar, located next door to Carib Ocho Rios. From the beach, you can see the cliff side of the restaurant. Call 876-974-7438.

The Almond Tree Restaurant: Located a short walk (5 minutes) toward downtown is situated in the Hibiscus Lodge. Seaside dining. Call


Coconuts Café and Bar: Located seaside to Fisherman's Point Resort, right next to the Cruise Boat dock. Call 876-795-0064, 10 Main Street (use a cab at night)

The Ruins at the Falls: Jamaican, Chinese and International cuisine.

Call 876-974-8888, 17 DaCosta Drive (use a cab at night)

Evita's Italian Restaurant: Located in the hills overlooking the sea and Ocho Rios. Call 876-974-2333, Eden Bower Road (use a cab at night)

Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville: Located in the theatre complex next to the cruise ship dock. (use a cab at night)

Missing home? run into town for some Kentucky Fried Chicken or Burger King in Downtown, Ocho Rios along Main Street. There is also Island Grill for Jamaica's version of a fast food restaurant.

Mr Humphrey's Pizza: Pizza, wings, etc. Delivery or eat in. Upstairs at 60 Main Street


General Food Supermarket is located Opposite Burger King in the Ocean Village Shopping Centre, main street, downtown Ocho Rios. ($JMD, $USD, credit cards)

Hi-Lo Grocery: Located on the way downtown, in the back of the plaza behind Burger King, beside the Singer building.


Bank of Nova Scotia, Downtown, Main Street, Ocho Rios: Use the "international funds line" for cashing traveller's cheques, or cash advance funds from a credit card.


Car rental is not necessary, but if you prefer, ask Mrs Mullings / Mrs Senior for information on car rental, or contact any of the companies like Avis Car Rentals. If you rent a car remember to drive on the left side of the road.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $78.05
Cleaning $11.71

Our rental office collects Cash Only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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