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Retreat Plantation House, near Negril, Jamaica

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Negril, Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica
The Retreat Plantation House, 7 miles (11Km) from NEGRIL, JAMAICA

This classic West Indian plantation house was built in 1921 for the father of the present owner. Recently restored and furnished to its former level as the manager's residence on a still-working sugar cane property, this house holds remarkable echoes of plantation life in the last century.

The interior with sections of natural (unpainted) wood contrast with freshly painted walls, giving a modern look to the high-ceilinged bedrooms, with an overall emphasis on simplicity.

Visitors to the Plantation House will live like the owners did, and wake to the sounds of life in the Jamaican countryside. The dawn sky is often painted in bright colours; sunsets are equally spectacular.

Guests may rent a car—or not, as they choose, for there is a frequent taxi service in both...
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About the Owner
Robin F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Robin was awesome! Before our vacation he responded to emails within the day and made sure he addressed all of our needs and concerns regarding this trip! We stayed at the Retreat plantation home From July 27 to Aug 2. Our flight got in a...More

Date of stay: July 2016
3  Thank NevannieC
Management response:Responded 24 August 2016

Happy to know you enjoyed your stay and were well taken care of by Edna and Clifford, and that he made you "feel like family" - that's the best compliment yet! That's Retreat style hospitality!

Reviewed 5 April 2016

Our first family vacation at the retreat plantation was fabulous and beyond our expectations. The retreat plantation looked exactly as it was advertized. Robin the owner, had Clifford pick us up from the airport. Needless to say the house was short of spectacular with large...More

Date of stay: February 2016
2  Thank lynne l
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Only 7 km from Negril, this old plantation house has roomy bedrooms, hammocks, ceiling fans, wi-fi, a large kitchen with all the cooking equipment and appliances you could ask for, a large dining area and table, off street parking and a territorial view of the...More

Date of stay: January 2016
2  Thank Autumnwinds
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 King
    1 King
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: $294 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
RETREAT PLANTATION HOUSE is located 7 miles (11Km) from Negril along the main road to Savanna la Mar. Public transport is regular and inexpensive. The area is village-rural, the house overlooks an active sugar cane farm (harvesting December to May). The ruins of the original sugar & rum-making factory are nearby. Tours of the area can be arranged; the Appleton Rum Tour, the YS Falls, together they make a full day and are highly recommended. Negril town has a variety of restaurants and food stalls along the Beach and following the West End rocky coastline, meanwhile Savanna la Mar, the parish capital, is known to visitors for its comprehensive fruit & vegetable market.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Montego Bay: 72.0 km
From Negril take the A2, direction Savanna la Mar. Pass through the village of Sheffield and continue 3 miles (5 Km) until you see two 12 foot yellow columns on your right side. Turn in and keep left up the hill to the house. Park on the left hand. Brick entrance steps at bottom right side of the house.

From Savanna la Mar take the A2, direction Negril. After 7 miles (11 Km) pass through the village of Little London. 3 miles (5 Km) further, look for the yellow columns on your left. Turn in and keep left up to the house.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 11.0 km.
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