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The 10 Best Luxury Villas in Jamaica

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Exploring the best luxury villas in Jamaica is like stepping into a dream where grandeur meets tropical paradise. These stunning villas in Jamaica offer more than just breathtaking views and exquisite amenities. They provide you with the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of daily life and a stay where every detail caters to your comfort and pleasure.

So, without further ado, let’s dive in and explore some of the most exquisite villas in Jamaica. (The villas are not ranked in any particular order).

1. Buttonwood Jamaica Villa, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Buttonwood, a luxurious 6-bedroom villa in Ocho Rios, offers an unmatched beachfront experience. Completed in 2020, this villa is a modern oasis right on the water’s edge, providing breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea.

Dive into the amenities offered by Buttonwood:

Bedrooms: 6 bedrooms with 6.5 bathrooms, offering luxury and comfort with stunning ocean views​​.
Outdoor Features: Infinity-edge pool with a Baja ledge, sun shelves, an adjacent hot tub, and a 180-degree view of the pristine coastal landscape​​.
Water Activities: Complimentary snorkeling equipment to explore the beautiful reefs, kayaking, and paddle-boarding with direct Caribbean Sea access​​​​.
Environmental Initiative: Coral Planting at the Buttonwood Reef Coral Nursery to create a safe habitat for marine life, allowing guests to participate in restoration efforts​​.
Staff & Services: Friendly and attentive staff, including a chef, butlers, housekeeping, and a pool & water sports attendant​​.
Closest Airport: Ocho Rios Boscobel Airport (OCJ) – 15-minute drive, or Montego Bay Sangster International Airport (MBJ) – 1-hour drive.
Nearby Attractions: Dunn’s River Falls, Mystic Mountain Rainforest Adventure Park, Dolphin Cove, Kaya Herb House

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2. Canoe Cove, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Canoe Cove is a stunning 7 bedroom luxury villa that is located in Old Fort Bay, St. Ann, Jamaica. It offers an unparalleled beachfront experience.

The villa’s architecture integrates earth tones and materials to blend the indoor and outdoor spaces seamlessly.

It also has high-end appliances and modern finishing all around. The villa also has a full-service staff including professional chefs, butlers, housekeeping, and groundsmen – all there to make sure your stay feels heavenly.

Moreover, with easy access to the beach and bay, you can enjoy activities like snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more. You are getting comfort, elegance, and luxury, all in one place.

Here’s what you can find at Canoe Cove:

Accommodation: Canoe Cove offers luxurious living spaces with modern finishes, blending indoor and outdoor areas seamlessly.
Staff & Services: The villa provides a full-service staff, including professional chefs, butlers, housekeeping, and groundsmen, to cater to all your needs.
Leisure Facilities: Features include a 75-foot junior Olympic-sized pool, a 1000 sq. ft. putting green, a clay tennis court, and a well-equipped gym.
Water Activities: Guests have access to snorkeling, kayaking, paddleboarding, and more, with easy beach and bay access.
Location & Views: Situated in Old Fort Bay, St. Ann, Jamaica, the villa boasts 180 feet of oceanfront on 3 acres of land, offering stunning views and a serene beachfront setting.

3. Frankfort Jamaica Villa, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Frankfort Villa seamlessly blends historical grandeur with contemporary luxury. Originally a 17th-century fortified residence, it now stands as one of the most coveted villas in the North Coast of Jamaica.

Frankfort offers six en-suite bedrooms, between the main house and the breezy allure of the beach-side “School House.”

The villa’s modern swimming pool and the outdoor hot tub add to the lavishness, perfect for those who love to mix relaxation with a touch of elegance. Their own private beach is a reason in itself for booking a stay here and is one of the reasons why it made it to our list of best villas in Jamaica.

Whether you’re basking in the sun by the pool, strolling along the beach, or enjoying the privacy of your luxurious room, Frankfort is more than just a villa – it’s a whole new world of luxury.

Here’s a glimpse of what Frankfort has to offer:

Bedrooms:6 en-suite bedrooms, all air-conditioned for your comfort.
Bath amenities: Bathrobes, hair dryers, 8-person Jacuzzi and slippers.
Furnishings: Piano, in-room safe, work desk and iron
Tech: High-speed internet, wireless internet, Apple TV, iPod docks and a radio.
Extras and activities: Fully staffed, beach-front location, golf, kayaking, ping pong, nearby golf course
Closest airport: Montego Bay Sangster International Airport (MBJ) – 1 hour drive.
Nearby attractions: Dunn’s River Falls, Mystic Mountain Rainforest Adventure Park, Dolphin Cove

4. Sea Salt Jamaica Villa, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Sea Salt Villa stands out with its minimalist design, featuring a clean and chic aesthetic with expansive floor-to-ceiling windows that offer breathtaking views of the ocean. The main house, boasting five bedrooms, aligns perfectly with the beach, while two additional cottages (each with two bedrooms), extend the comfort and luxury of Sea Salt.

Begin your day on the rooftop terrace looking at the ocean or take a refreshing dip in your private pool. With amenities designed to cater to every need, Sea Salt Villa ensures your stay stays luxurious.

Here’s what you can expect at Sea Salt:

Bedrooms: 9 (5 in the main house and 4 in the cottages), all offering ultimate comfort and luxury​​​​​​.
Living Spaces: Chic and modern spaces
Staff: Fully-staffed, including a butler, chef, housekeeper, gardener and laundress, to cater to all your needs​​
Leisure Areas: Multiple sitting areas, outdoor dining, pickle-ball court, half-basketball court and a kids’ play area​​​​
Wellness & Fitness: Gym equipped with modern facilities and a yoga deck
Tech & Entertainment: High-speed wireless internet, a large flat-screen TV with a SONOS sound system and satellite/cable television in every bedroom​​
Outdoor Features: 26x14ft pool, BBQ area, outdoor kitchen, dining and sitting area and a lush garden with fruit trees​​
Water Activities: Kayaking, snorkeling, boogie boarding, paddle-boarding
Closest Airport: Montego Bay Sangster International Airport (MBJ) – 45-minute drive.
Nearby Attractions: Montego Bay Marine Park, Aquasol Theme Park, Rose Hall Great House.

5. Promiseas Jamaica Villa, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Promiseas, set in the heart of Ocho Rios, offers an authentic Jamaican experience in its 2 x four-bedroom villas. If you’re a fan of local art, you will love this roaming around this place. The whole estate is furnished as per modern standards and surrounded by lush gardens.

In Promiseas, attention to detail for is exceptional to ensure guests enjoy the laid-back rhythm of island life. This villa blends traditional charm and modern amenities.

Let’s explore what Promiseas has to offer:

Bedrooms: 4 bedrooms in each villa, with balconies and king or queen beds
Unique features: Beach cove, outdoor barbecue, tennis court, gym, sea pool with deck, overwater hanging chair/bed, a cave with hot tub, yoga and birdwatch deck​​.
Staff & services: Experienced staff, including chefs, housekeepers, butlers and an entertainment coordinator/boat tour guide available on request​​.
Decor & architecture: Decorated with local teak, Spanish Elm, driftwood, stainless steel furniture, and local paintings; unique architectural features like a glass atrium and treehouse bedroom​​.
Amenities: Air-conditioning, SONOS sound system, Jacuzzi baths, spa, fully equipped gym, cable TV, private beach cove, tennis court, water sports equipment​​
Closest Airport: Montego Bay Sangster International Airport (MBJ) – a 1-hour drive.
Nearby Attractions: Dunn’s River Falls, Mystic Mountain Rainforest Adventure Park, Dolphin Cove, Ocho Rios Craft Market.

6. Malatai Jamaica Villa, Old Fort Bay, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Malatai, a luxurious 8-bedroom villa in Montego Bay, epitomizes the pinnacle of beachfront extravagance. This villa is not only beautifully renovated, but is a sanctuary of privacy and comfort. Wake up to the soothing sound of the sea or relax by the private pool that mirrors the clear blue sky.

The best part is that it is nestled directly in the translucent waters of Mammee Bay, near Ocho Rios.

If you wish to chill with friends and family in a luxurious haven, Malatai can be your perfect getaway.

Here’s a look at what Malatai offers:

Bedrooms: 8 newly renovated bedrooms, each with a private terrace or balcony and stunning sea views, ensuring a peaceful and luxurious retreat​​​​.
Staff & Services: Fully-staffed, including a butler, chef, assistant chef, housekeeper and gardener to cater to your every need​​​​.
Leisure & Wellness: 35-foot private pool, poolside hot tub, private lit tennis court, air-conditioned gym and yoga
Entertainment: Media room with a flat-screen TV and SONOS sound system, pool table and satellite/cable TV in every bedroom for ultimate entertainment​​
Outdoor Features: BBQ area, outdoor kitchen and dining, large lawn with shaded sitting areas and a teak party deck for outdoor entertaining​​.
Accessibility: Wheelchair ramps for all areas, ensuring accessibility for everyone​​.
Closest Airport: Montego Bay Sangster International Airport (MBJ) – 90 minute drive​​.
Nearby Attractions: Dolphin Cove, Dunn‘s River Falls, and the lively town of Ocho Rios, with its duty-free shopping, excursions, and music​​.

7. Round Hill Hotel and VIllas, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Round Hill Hotel and Villas, a beacon of timeless elegance in Montego Bay, is a hotel and it also offers a range of private villas in Jamaica. These villas, varying from two to six bedrooms, are set amidst lush greenery and vibrant tropical blooms, providing you an exclusive retreat with a harmonious blend of indoor and outdoor living.

Every moment you spend in Round Hill will be an opportunity to not only unwind but also to cherish the finer things in life. With a private staff dedicated to making your stay as effortless as it is enjoyable, you’ll remember this place even long after your departure.

Whether you’re a family or a group of friends, Round Hill promises an unforgettable stay with its blend of privacy, elegance and attentive service.

Here’s what Round Hill offers:

Villas: 2-6 bedroom villas, offering a blend of modern luxury and classic beach villa charm​​.
Staff & Services: Dedicated villa staff, including made-to-order breakfast prepared in-villa each morning​​.
Amenities: Secluded private pools, open-air living spaces, climate-controlled bedrooms, WiFi, in-villa safe and toddler-friendly sofa beds upon request​​.
Special Features: Outdoor showers, pillow menus, Round Hill reusable water bottles and beautifully landscaped gardens​​.
Closest Airport: Montego Bay Sangster International Airport (MBJ) – 45-minute drive.
Nearby Attractions: Dunn’s River Falls, Ocho Rios, Mystic Mountain Rainforest Adventure Park, Dolphin Cove

8. Goldeneye Jamaica Villa, Oracabessa, Jamaica

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Ian Fleming, author of all the James Bond novels, is the one who discovered 15 acres of untouched land and build his estate which he called, GoldenEye. The property is now made up of private villas, cottages and beach huts. This iconic resort offers a range of accommodation options, each providing a unique experience of Jamaican beauty and relaxation. Whether you choose to stay in the intimate beach huts or the luxurious lagoon-side villas, every single space at Goldeneye will make you fall in love with Jamaica.

Spend the day enjoying pleasurable activities like kayaking along the coastline, or snorkeling in waters.And if water sports is not your thing, relaxing under the sun while reading your favorite James Bond novel. 😉

Here’s what you can expect when in Goldeneye:

Villas: Private standalone villas, each with hardwood floors, high ceilings, cool linens, oversized furniture and outdoor showers​​:

  • 5 x 1-Bedroom Beach Villaswith direct access to Low Cay Beach featuring king-size beds, en-suite bathrooms, outdoor garden showers, and full kitchens​​.
    4 x 2-Bedroom Beach Villas with bedrooms, 2 stories, king-size beds, en-suite bathrooms and private gardens with outdoor showers​​.
    3 Bedroom Beach Villa with king-size beds, en-suite bathrooms, outdoor garden showers, large private verandas and a detached 3rd bedroom for extra privacy​​.
    One Bedroom Lagoon Villa furnished with king-size beds, en-suite bathrooms, outdoor garden showers, full kitchens and direct lagoon access​​.
    Two Bedroom Beach Hut with king beds, separate bathrooms, and an architectural design conveying privacy and a treehouse feel

​​Closest Airport: Ocho Rios Boscobel Airport (OCJ) – 20-minute drive, or Montego Bay Sangster International Airport (MBJ) – 1-hour drive.
Nearby Attractions: Dunn’s River Falls, Mystic Mountain Rainforest Adventure Park, Ocho Rios, Firefly Hill

9. Rio Chico Jamaica Villa, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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Rio Chico, located in Oracabessa, is among the best private villas in Jamaica that redefines luxury and exclusivity. The estate includes an elegant Manor House, a 4-bedroom Cliff-side Villa, and a 2-Bedroom Cliff-side Cottage, offering a total of 12 bedrooms. This picturesque estate was originally built in the late 1800s and underwent a transformation to become a haven of modern luxury.

The allure of this villa is not just in its luxury accommodation but also in its mesmerizing surroundings. It is set against the backdrop of lush green gardens and the Caribbean Sea. The estate also has multiple pools and each of them offers a unique experience.

Here’s a detailed look at what Rio Chico offers:

Accommodation Types: 6-bedroom Manor House, 4-bedroom Cliff-side villa, 2-bedroom Cliff-side Cottage
Pools: Sundeck Pool, Hidden Sanctuary Pool, Natural River Pool and an Infinity-Edge Pool, each offering a unique experience​​​​​​​​.
Closest Airport:
Ocho Rios Boscobel Airport (OCJ) – 30-minute drive, or Montego Bay Sangster International Airport (MBJ) – 1 hour 15-minute drive.
Nearby Attractions:
Dunn’s River Falls, Mystic Mountain Rainforest Adventure Park, Dolphin Cove, Firefly Hill.

10. Amanoka Jamaica Villa, Discovery Bay, Jamaica

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Amanoka, nestled in Discovery Bay, offers a luxurious and truly enjoyable vacation experience.

This exquisite villa, a blend of Caribbean charm and Indonesian elegance, stands within a walled compound with a tropical garden, exotic orchids, and sensuous lily ponds.

Here’s what makes Amanoka one of the best villas in Jamaica:

Accommodation: The main villa and a four-bedroom guest villa all featuring large en-suite bathrooms and balconies with bay views​​.
Garden and Beach: A tropical garden with a private white sand beach and turquoise bay, complete with an island gazebo and “sky chairs”​​.
Interiors and Decor: A tasteful mix of Caribbean and Indonesian styles, with teak, bamboo, and stone finishes, adorned by colorful fabrics and artwork​​.
Leisure and Wellness: A heated jacuzzi, infinity-edge pool, tournament-quality tennis court, dedicated gym, and spa facilities​​.
Water Activities: Sea kayaks, paddle boards, and snorkeling gear for exploring the bay​​.
Cuisine and Service
Exquisite cuisine prepared by a chef, with options for dining in a pavilion or al fresco on the deck. A team of staff, including butlers, is available​​.

Which of these villas in Jamaica will you choose to stay at?

And there you have it – a glimpse into the best villas in Jamaica.

Each of these havens has something unique to offer, whether it’s the allure of history, the embrace of nature or the pinnacle of luxury. Remember, choosing the right villa in Jamaica is about finding a place that resonates with your personal taste and vacation desires.

So, what’s it going to be for you? A sun-soaked deck by the turquoise waters, a lavish garden surrounded by lush greenery or a starlit dinner prepared by your private chef? Or a mix of everything?

The choice is yours.

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