About this listing
The cottage is located within the city limits of quaint, yet beautiful Port Antonio in the parish of Portland,and on the north eastern coast.
The rainfall here is ample and creates lush and verdant foliage all year round.
The Cottage is in walking distance to the town( 5-7 Minutes) and as one guest said, it is in an 'authentic' Jamaican neighborhood where in addition to the most friendly neighbors you will encounter you will also experience true Jamaican congeniality. In this neighborhood you will also hear dogs , cats and goats. In addition there are chickens that go to sleep in trees by night and joyfully announce the breaking of dawn and the rising of the morning sun,You might even occassionally hear singing coming from a local church, in addition to the sweet pulsing beat of reggae music in the air, all adding to the flavor of this neighborhood. (Lite sleepers might consider bringing along ear plugs. The view is SPECTACULAR from the outside patio and veranda. The cottage provides ceiling fans and two modestly furnished bedrooms, a living and dining areas and a kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave, in addition to pots, pans, plates and other gadgets and utensils etc. Here you will be able to prepare your choice of meals with ease or have someone (we would recommend) do it for you at extra cost.Hot water is also available.. .The space comfortably accommodates four individuals. Free complimentary Wifi is now available to guests staying 2 nights or more with an added fee for guests staying 1 night.
In downtown Port Antonio you will access to Banks, Atm,Supermarkets, Post Office and a variety of shops. Vendors along the streets might also be of interest to you. You will be in close proximity to two the beaches( Pier Beach by the Marina near the city center and Shan Shy about a five minute drive away). Taxis are available or we can recommend one, should you desire a trip to one of the many other attractions outside of Port Antonio including the Blue Lagoon,Boston Beach which is in close proximity to Jamaica's world famous Jerk Center.Or you might want to go to San San, Frenchman's Cove,or Winifred Beaches for a swim. Or just perhaps Rafting down the Rio Grande might be of interest too.
On the property you will find a variety of tropical plants and fruit trees, including sugar cane,coconuts, breadfruit, ackees,otaheiti apples and of course PINEAPPLES, of which you will be able to partake freely when in season.
Jamaica has its own traditional dishes and if you might want to sample any of these, our local hostess will direct you to someone who will provide meal preparation on premises at extra cost. Need to have some lite washing done. our local hostess can make that arrangement , also at extra cost.
Interaction with Guests
Interaction with you, our guest wiil be ongoing from the time you make an inquiry, and through your vacation. We will communicate with you by telephone/e-mail as needed and our on-site hostess will be available to you during your visit. Guests will be alone at the cottage during their entire stay.
No partying or excessive drinking of alcohol
No smoking in the dwelling .
Guests must notify establishment of approximate arrival time.
Keys must be given to on-site hostess on check out.
On- site hostess must have access as needed.
Guests are responsible for any damage done to property and/or furnishings.
Bed linens, towels, soap and toilet tissue are provided.
The view from here is spectacular. Guests will be in close proximity to the town and the local citizens.You can interact easily with neighbors and enjoy the flavor of the community, which includes some animal life such as dogs, goats and chickens.
There are many local taxi (dollar taxi) in town, ready and willing to take you to whatever destination you may choose. Or we can recommend safe and responsible drivers.
Other Things to Note
For guests who drive, parking for one car is available nearby. In additionto our complimentary wifi service free Wifi can also be accessed at the Marina in downtown Port Antonio. Local television programming is also available.
We expect our guests to take good care of the property, including keeping the COTTAGE clean. Pets and smoking are not allowed in the dwelling areas neither is, heavy drinking or partying.