Caribbean Culture & Villas

Many people want the Caribbean experience, but don’t want to stay in a hotel or resort. They want something more authentically Jamaican, while still encompassing the luxury of a resort. Caribbean villas are the perfect solution. There are plenty of villas located all over the island, each offering something different. The following are five luxury villas that you will love.

Villa Paradiso

Located on the white sand beachfront of Ocho Rios, Villa Paradiso offers stunning amenities while inviting in the laid-back atmosphere of the Caribbean. Enveloped by two acres of green tropical gardens, Villa Paradiso boasts a Jacuzzi, a shimmering swimming pool, and a beachside gazebo where you can enjoy light lunches with a spectacular view.

Features in this villa include:
• Air conditioned gym
• Table tennis table
• Wi-Fi
• Sea kayaks
• Snorkeling equipment
• 21 private passenger buses
• Staff team of five

With five spacious bedrooms inside the main house and a separate two bedroom cottage on the property, there is plenty of room for everyone to enjoy their stay. The living room has a television and plenty of comfortable sitting spots, and if you would like to try your hand at cooking traditional Jamaican cuisine, the expansive kitchen will have what you are looking for. Conveniently located close to many tourist attractions, Villa Paradiso offers you a tropical holiday in paradise.

Anticipation at Tryall Club

Situated on a hill overlooking the Tryall Golf Course in Montego Bay, Anticipation boasts panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and the eighteen-hole golf course (find out more here). Included on the property are a plunge pool, a heated infinity swimming pool, and a large terrace where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals.

Features in this villa include:
• Housekeeping
• Security staff
• Laundry service
• Home theater system
• Wi-Fi
• Air conditioning
• Access to tennis court and fitness center

Anticipation encapsulated luxury, offering six stunning bedrooms, each with its en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, and French doors leading onto the terrace, where you can soak up the 180-degree view. This villa is located just a few minutes’ walk from the beach and gourmet restaurants, and access to the Tryall Club means you can enjoy the spa and massage facilities. Anticipation is the perfect spot for people who enjoy quiet luxury in a home away from home.

Allamanda Villa

Located a short 15-minute drive from Montego Bay, Allamanda Villa is a family-friendly villa, positioned on two acres of lush green grounds with a full-service staff. With breathtaking views of the ocean, the villa also includes a sparkling infinity pool, a whirlpool Jacuzzi, and sun loungers from which you can enjoy a freshly prepared cocktail or a light lunch. This particular place offers inclusive villa deals which you can often find online.

Features in this villa include:
• Billiards table
• Ping pong
• Half basketball court
• Butler
• Private Chef
• 12 passenger van with driver
• Laundry services

All five of the villa’s bedrooms boast air conditioning and flat screen televisions. Three of the bedrooms lead onto the pool terrace. One of the bedrooms interconnects with a children’s room featuring two sets of bunk beds and video games. Enjoy alfresco dinners on the large covered terrace or at the bar, and spend some family time in the 1500 square foot great room. With plenty of room for kids to roam and adults to relax, this is family friendly heaven.

Villa Rosa

Positioned on a picturesque hillside near the secluded tropical forests of Montego Bay is Villa Rosa. Gorgeous views of the lush greens of the forest and the shimmering blues of the Caribbean Sea can be gazed upon from the terrace of this stylish but comfortable villa. Driving through the wooden entrance gates, your eyes are drawn to the palm trees lining the driveway up to the house.

Features in this villa include:
• Private Chef
• Butler service
• Housekeeper
• Heated swimming pool
• Fitness room
• Outdoor hot tub
• Indoor spa

All four bedrooms boast en-suite bathrooms and king size beds. Two of the rooms have outdoor showers, and two have outdoor bathtubs. The large kitchen features a breakfast bar, or you can enjoy meals around the dining room table or outside on the terrace. The living room is perfect for an evening in, but if you feel like a night out, you are just a short drive from the Half Moon Club and other amenities available in and around Montego Bay… ideal for families looking for an exotic getaway.

Little Waters on the Cliff

Nothing is more inviting in the Caribbean than refreshing, shimmering waters. This private villa, located a few minutes’ drive from Negril, features an incredible pool that can be directly stepped into from the inside of the house when the French doors are open; and spectacular views of the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Located on the side of a cliff, you can enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views as you enjoy a cocktail on the terrace. Their website ( highlights some of the best features but we highlight some below as well.

Features in this villa include:
• Fitness equipment
• Wi-Fi
• Full-service staff
• Night time security
• Home entertainment
• Wheelchair access
• Private Chef

Little Waters offers three elegant bedrooms, each boasting en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, and amazing views. The fully equipped kitchen leaves nothing to be desired, where your private chef can prepare meals that can be served alfresco by the pool, or in the dining room. This villa has been designed to offer seclusion, serenity, and relaxation, and is encircled by one acre of lush gardens. Taking a walk along the cliff side will expose two caves, of which one has a natural pool that you can enjoy. For more information and top suggestions check out Jamaica Hotel Review on Facebook.