About This Listing
Jamaican Culture to the World!
This is an art-inspired apartment located in a small, secure community in the heart of Kingston (Liguanea / Hope Pastures). Walking distance to Sovereign Center, US Embassy, UWI/UTECH.
This two bedroom, 1 & 1/2 bathroom apartment has a cosy dining and living room (with a piano and other instruments), a full kitchen and small patio with a view of the Blue Mountains – perfect for morning coffee or an icy drink!
The small complex is beautifully landscaped, and has several garden areas that are ideal for yoga/ meditation or bird watching. Nestled at the foot of the mountains, this is one of the best areas for outdoor exercise – biking, running, rollerblading, etc.
The apartment is fully furnished, and comes equipped with full amenities (see list). The adjoining gardens are also there for your enjoyment.
Interaction with Guests
I am a writer-filmmaker and have lived in several countries – Going with the Flow! I speak fluent French, Spanish, Danish and have nuances of Dutch, German and Portuguese. I am absolutely passionate about travel and cultural exchange, and since returning to Jamaica I’ve frequently hosted guests from different countries.
Spending my time between Kingston and a farm in the Blue Mountains, I am happy to introduce you to some of Jamaica’s hidden gems, and to a lively network of friends and extraordinary people across the island.
When the apartment is rented, I come by regularly to check on things. These visits give me a chance to interact with guests.
Close to Sovereign Centre you can enjoy shopping, restaurants, a cinema and many other conveniences. Hope Botanical Gardens, University of Technology (UTECH) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) are also within walking distance. There is easy access to public transportation.
There is easy access to public transportation - buses, taxis, etc.
Other Things to Note
* Free high speed WiFi
*Security gate with intercom;
*Landscaped areas (& my little herbal garden);
* Comfortable, spacious bedrooms – 1 Double ; 1 Single
*Ceiling & Standing Fans;
*Air Conditioning available for extra 20 USD /night;
*Mosquito Nets (although the need seldom arises);
*Television with some cable channels;
*Access to fully equipped kitchen (stove, oven, toaster oven, electric kettle, utensils, cutlery, crockery, etc)
* Cafe-style patio
* Washing machine
*Iron and ironing board
* Please tell me a little bit about yourself when posting an inquiry. I will be happy to answer your questions.
*The entire apartment can accommodate up to 4 persons (2 Bedrooms + 1 Sofa Bed) and is available under special arrangement.
For an additional cost we offer cellphone rental, airport pick up/drop off, taxi charter, city and hiking tours.
Please discuss with me in advance for any guests or extra persons staying over;
In an effort to reduce our carbon footprints, please help me to compost & recycle.
The reservation was canceled 2 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
The only thing I need to say is I changed my flight ticket just becuses JAMAICS 2 the world made me like to stay longer in Kingston .Ava is Precious !!!!! Am so happy n pleasure to know her n got good taking care from her !
Definitely a great experience, Ava-Gail stepped up the plate in a major way. Since day one she was really helpful and offered great advice on locations, food spots, the lifestyle etc. She was always willing to aid, easily accessible and more than willing to stop by and check on us... almost motherly. The home was just as we expected, the neighbourhood felt safe was pretty central, location wise. We had A/C units available to us but never used them as the natural flow of fresh air was more than sufficient.
Ava-Gail's Jamaica 2 the World became a home away from home for us in Kingston, the location was perfect as was the room and Ava-Gail was a great host who made us and our baby girl feel very welcome, we valued her advice and enjoyed chatting with her. A great space for anyone looking for a safe base in Kingston with character and a warm host.
Jamaica 2 the World provides a safe, secure sanctuary in the heart of Liguanea. Situated in close proximity to banks/24 hr atms, supermarkets, restaurants, local transport and much more. Complete with all amenities needed, whether for a short or extended stay. Ava-Gail provided excellent hosting and introductions to a select group of individuals with whom we shared common interests. They generously tailor made our experience of Jamaica to suit our interests. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be keeping in touch, looking forward to a return visit.
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About the Host, Ava-Gail
Kingston/ Portland, Jamaica. I'm a nature-loving anthropologist/ writer-filmmaker with a background in law. Having traveled a lot and lived in several countries, I have a strong appreciation for different cultures, people, languages. Jamaica is a wonderfully fascinating place I'm proud to call home. While Reggae is perhaps the most visible aspect of our culture, there is so much more... I'm an avid nature lover keen to help visitors discover the hidden gems of Jamaica, e.g. the Blue Mountains, the richness of our herbal and healing traditions, and the wealth of our music sphere (dancing is my high!!!). You're welcome - ONE LOVE!