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Refurbished Villa in Ocho Rios with wi-fi and sea view FROM $100.00 USD p/n .

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Affordable, 2 bed 2 bathroon, housekeeper inc, large pool & close to the beach.

Villa Serenity is a luxury 2 bed split level hillside, ocean view villa in Columbus Heights. Recently refurbished throughout with wi-fi and flat screen tv. Situated within a secure private development with 24hr gated security and night patrolman. Offering 14 acres of well maintained gardens. Imagine a peaceful idyllic tropical retreat set against the surroundings of Jamaica's scenic north coast of Ocho Rios. From your gazebos you can observe the tranquil blue Caribbean Sea, luscious green hills and enjoy the calm gentle breeze. Our friendly dedicated staff will assist you in making your holiday experience the best. Your personal cook/housekeeper will prepare and cook your meals daily at NO extra cost you only pay for your groceries. We have a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living & dining area (31ft x 20ft), with large air conditioned bedrooms. Full size swimming pool. Beaches, water sport and nearby activities are located within short walking distance. Ideal for singles, couples and families requiring a truly varied vacation.


Property Manager
Clive
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

If there was ever a place that I would spend time over & over again for a nice get away, it would most definitely have to be at Villa Serenity. The view is by far breathtaking, & the accommodations well exceed's itself. I give two thumbs up to Villa Serenity, it feels like a Home away from Home...
Jun 2016
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Amenities

Ocho Rios Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Elevator
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • MASTER BATHROOM: Large en-suite, bath with shower, WC, powder room his & her face basins, with 2 large mirrors. Wall sockets with 110v & 240v. BATHROOM 2: Bath with shower, WC, face basin and mirror. .
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Sofa-Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in lounge area
  • MASTER BEDROOM: Elegantly decorated spacious room (18ftx12ft) king size bed with leather headboard, eight drawer oak chest, with matching bedside table and reading lamp. Large fitted wardrobes and comfortable plantation style chair. For your comfort there is AC and a ceiling fan. Flat screen Cable TV. En-suite bathroom with powder room. Patio doors leading to lower level gazebo and swimming pool. BEDROOM 2: Spacious tastefully decorated and comfortable, double bed with leather headboard. AC and ceiling fan, fitted wardrobes, five drawer chest, bedside tables and large lamp. SOFA BED: Located in living area, opens to the size of a double bed with ceiling fan and sleeps 2 additional people.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a free welcome meal for guests staying for 1 week or more, guests can also check out late at no additional costs. There are laundry facilities on the complex for your personal laundry, your housekeeper will gladly undertake these duties for a small fee of $700 JMD. The cost of the wash tokens is approximately $400 JMD for a wash & dry. There are sun loungers with tables and chairs by the poolside. We will be happy to assist you with any vehicle hire and/or airport transfer request you may have. There is an Internet cafe on Main Street, that is approximately a 10 minute walk away. Smoking is permitted on the gazebos.

Reviews

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Refurbished Villa in Ocho Rios with wi-fi and sea view FROM $100.00 USD p/n .
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One of the best in Och Rios

  • 4 of 5

Nice location and very friendly people. The view is spectacular

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a great time staying in Serenity Villa in Ocho Rios!

  • 4 of 5

We want to thank Clive and his staff for making our 2 week stay so enjoyable. Dalton picked us up from Montego Bay airport and he was on time. The journey to Ocho Rios was pleasant.

The villa was lovely and as described in the details. It was ideal for the four of us ( my husband and I and our 2 adult children). When we arrived we enjoyed a lovely, much needed meal prepared by the House keeper Mrs Kelly.

The views from both verandas was breath taking and we spent quite a bit of our time out there. Bruce the Caretaker was very helpful and could be contacted if we had any difficulties. Clive is very approachable and did his best to make our stay comfortable,

You access the villa via a steep incline which is fine going downhill but more challenging going up hill, so if you do not plan to rent a car then we suggest you use a route taxi to get up the hill. But check the price! On the issue of travel, if you are confident driving in Jamaica then we would suggest hiring a car, as it would make traveling around much easier and possibly more economical.

The House keeper comes every 2 days and will cook for you if you provide the food and let her know what you would like. We found that very helpful. The best supermarkets are Champion and progressive Stores. Beware the General Store is quite expensive. If you get chance check out the farmers market for fresh fruit and veg.

Ocho Rios is very lively and it comes alive a night with music and dancing into the wee small hours, so if you are into that it is easy to go down to join in. If not you might find it a little difficult to sleep. The beaches are beautiful and the villa is in easy reach of many of the main attractions like Dunn's River Falls. We had a lovely meal at Miss T's, so we would also recommend going there. The villa represents good value for money and home from home. I almost forgot to mention the lovely pool which is easy to access from the villa. I made a point of making sure I used it almost every day. Lovely!

Jean Gregory & Family

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here at the Villa Serenity in June 2017. What more could I say, Clive was very prompt and accommodating with our needs upon arrival. The unit was in impeccable condition with great views of Ocho Rios from the upstairs and downstairs patios. I would highly recommend this to my friends and colleagues. You will not be disappointed!

Y. Livingston

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

The Villa is more spacious than I had imagined, great place for the cost. The Views of Ocho Rios from there are unbeatable. The Villa is very clean, very spacious and well equipped with the essentials of a home. The house keeper and property manager are great and very helpful. I will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!!

  • 5 of 5

This unit is great. There is plenty of space, as there is both an upstairs and a downstairs, so if you are coming with other people, privacy and space are not an issue. The communal areas like the living room and dining room are spacious as well. But the real star, is the upstairs balcony. I wanted to live out there! You can see all of Ochi, cruise ships and the water in the daytime, and at night, the lights and vibe of the city are in full bloom. I swear this has got to be the best view I've ever seen. There is another balcony downstairs if you prefer, as well.

The community itself is nice and you have a private pool for the residents in this phase, so it is never too crowded. There is a gym, security, and laundry on property, so these are all helpful, and you feel safe. There are locks on all the doors and a safe to keep valuables as well. Most people are neighborly, so we made some friends around who were helpful.

There are many stores in town for food shopping and souvenirs. The hill to enter and exit the property is very steep, but it's not a bad walk into town. There is always so much action in Ochi, it's fun to just be in the mix. There are several clubs so close that you can hear the music on the balcony at night, so if you are into hanging out, you can easily walk or have a cheap cab ride to nightlife.

Mrs. Brown, the housekeeper, is kind and helpful. She will also cook for you if you want. Mr. Bruce, the house manager, is around the property daily and is easy to find if you need something. Clive, the owner, is a really awesome guy. He appreciates and respects his tenants, and responds to any issues immediately. He is truly invested in making sure that his guests have a pleasant stay. My friend and I were really concerned about booking outside of a resort because we heard horror stories about people's cards being fraudulently charged, or folks walking into places that were so filthy that guests had to find another place to stay immediately. When you are booking in an unfamiliar city, it can be very daunting. Clive took the time to have phone conversations with us prior to our arrival to answer all of our questions and to make sure we were comfortable. He answered our emails and texts promptly, and was never annoyed by our inquiries.

We stayed for a week and this place definitely became home. I wish I was there right now! Do yourself a favor and book locally so you can really experience Jamaica off the resort. This is an ideal rental!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"Hands Down" the Best View in Ochi!! Safe and clean accommodations--will book again!

  • 5 of 5

After reviewing several properties available for rent in Ocho Rios, my best friend and I settled on this gem for 2 reasons: 1) its location in the heart of Ochi and 2) Clive's responsiveness to our initial questions.

When we arrived to the community, we were a little skeptical because of the number of steeps hills our driver had to take to get us to the property. However, once we got inside and opened the door to the balcony, we realized the up hill drive was well worth it! This property has THE BEST view of downtown Ochi, the ocean, the hillside and more. When we were not sleeping, we spent the majority of our time sitting in the outdoor space. The villa has two outdoor spaces (a bonus)--one for the upstairs living space and a bonus patio for the downstairs bedroom.

We were able to forgo the use of cabs during the day, and walked into Ochi several times. Yes, we walked down the hills (there are access paths and steps throughout the community) and were able to easily access Margaritaville, local eateries, local markets/groceries and other shops.

The community also has an on-site gym that I used frequently. It was only $20 USD for the week, and it had everything you could ask for in a gym--including personal trainers (who were all very, very cute!!)

Clive (the owner) was very nice and accommodating. We talked to him several times before our arrival, and he contacted us while we were there to ensure that we were comfortable. The villa had everything we needed---a kitchen with cookware and utensils, microwave, etc. To save money, we cooked breakfast every morning--there were no problems.

Clive also employs cleaning lady (Mrs. Brown) who came every other day as well as a "handyman" (Mr. Bruce) who was on call to handle minor requests (additional towels, batteries to control the AC unit, etc).

The property also included wi-fi connectection (that worked throughout the space) and premium cable (although we did not spend a lot of time watching TV).

My friend and I are planning to visit Ocho Rios in the very near future, and we hope to be able to reserve the villa again.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Montego Bay
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Margaritaville - Ocho Rios
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Cruise Ship Pier - Ocho Rios
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Evita's Jamaican/Italian
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Island Village Beach
Car: not necessary

Affordable villa overlooking the beautiful bay of Ocho Rios. The same Blue Mountains, white sandy beaches & lush tropical foliage that attracted Columbus almost 5 hundred years ago make Jamaica the ideal vacation paradise today. You will have sole use of your own private villa located within the grounds of Columbus Heights. For those visitors who are interested in sight seeing there is so much to see & do in Ocho Rios, it would take more than one vacation to cover it all. Take in the atmosphere and embrace the ambience, spend an hour or 2 in the ocean or a day on it! Go snorkelling, diving, sailing, cruising or fishing. Eat fresh food and home-grown produce. Immerse yourself in the culture & soak up the sunshine at the near by Island Village beach. The choice is endless. Local near by attractions include the famous Dunns River Falls, Dolphin Cove (max.5 min drive away). Prospect Plantation, Wassi Art, Shaw Park Gardens & Turtle Park Play Grounds. Combined with some Duty Free Shopping.

Other Activities: Dunn River Falls, Dolphin Cove , Shaw Park Gardens, Island Village, The all new Hard Rock Cafe, Wassi Art, duty-free shopping, boat rides.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

PRICES ARE BASED UPON 4 PEOPLE SHARING A SMALL SUPPLEMENT WILL BE ADDED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL GUESTS.
There is a safe for your sole use at no additional cost, all taxes are included in the price

PAYMENTS: We accept Bank Wire Transfers to our account and PayPal payments

Please note that final payment is due 13 weeks before arrival for bookings made between 11 December - 5 January.
DEPOSITS: Reser

Holiday makers pay by PayPal and a 25% deposit secures the booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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