On 2 1/2 acres overlooking Ocho Rios & St. Ann's Bay, Barbary has the seclusion of a private estate just minutes from Ocho Rios and Jamaica's north shore. Sleeps 10 in comfort!
Set on 2.5 acres of private Jamaican hillside overlooking Ocho Rios, Barbary provides you with the seclusion of a private estate within just minutes drive of the sights and attractions of Ocho Rios and Jamaica’s north shore.
• 4 Bedrooms for 2+ people in each!
• 4 Bathrooms—two ensuite
• Fully equipped Kitchen
• Indoor Atrium for watching the stars at night from the comfort of the villa!
• Living Room, Dining Room, Sun Room, full outside Patio area overlooking St. Ann’s Bay
• Private outdoor Pool
• Total privacy
The grounds of Barbary are fully fruited with plantain's, banana's, grapefruit, orange, lime, mango, coconut, ackee, almond, pawpaw, soursop, and more! We even provide mint for your mohito's! All the comforts of home with the additional relaxation of a tropical vacation! Our staff are on hand to assure your vacation is one you will never forget!
Villa Amenities/Villa Staff
• Excellent housekeeper & gardener/property manager
• On-site security at night (as required by Jamaican law)
Driver and/or cook available upon request for a reasonable fee.
Pick limes for your cola, oranges & grapefruit for breakfast, or ackee for an authentic Jamaican meal - all from trees on the grounds of Barbary.
Access the Internet, play cards or a board game in the sun room, lounge after a swim in the pool, enjoy the cozy dining room, watch movies, enjoy your favorite CD's, put together a jigsaw puzzle, read a book from the villa library, enjoy the indoor atrium or just sit back and soak in the fabulous views of Ocho Rios and St. Ann's Bay by day or night.
IN & AROUND OCHO RIOS (all times are by car unless otherwise noted)
Dunn’s River Falls—Only 7 minutes from Barbary. A must do activity is a walk up the falls.
Fern Gully—a 3 mile stretch of highway just 5 minutes away. Fern Gully is lined with lush ferns and tropical plants.
Walking distance from Barbary find Mahoe Falls & Coyaba Gardens. The museum at Coyaba offers information & displays on the original Jamaicans—the Arawaks. Villa Barbary guests have free entry to this island hot spot!
Shaw Park Botanical Gardens are just minutes from Barbary. Offering 25 beautiful acres of gardens and water falls.
Wassi Art Pottery Works offers a tour of their pottery factory just east of Ocho Rios & has a showroom of original works they will pack for travel or shipping.
Shop until you drop during the day, enjoy the nightlife in Ocho Rios at the numerous night spots where Reggae is the music of choice, or visit the Treasure Hunt Casino in Ocho Rios for a little gaming fun anytime.
A superb, very spacious property with wonderful views. The layout, with open courtyard and very well appointed public rooms and bedrooms provide a luxurious but relaxed environment.
The staff (cook, maid, gardener and security guard) are all extremely friendly and help to make the stay even more relaxed and comfortable.
The place, scenery and people providing the services were excellent. The villa was amazing - exquisite, large, cool, bright and airy rooms, etc. The place was peaceful during the days and nights and it could be an inspiration for writers and thinkers. The scenery was well above expectations, e.g. great view of Ocho Rios, the sea, cruise ships, and son on. However, what made the stay so wonderful were the staff who were so respectful, helpful, good company, and always down-to-earth. I only wished that we could have stayed longer. I would definitely consider booking the villa on future holidays. Well done!
I was part of the Sweeney party that came on 5th Nov 06, once I got used to the atrium and lizards coming in it was definitely somewhere I could stay for a longer period. Rossetta, Lorraine, George the security guard were absolutley wonderful and made use feel very welcome. George the gardener was so knowledgeable about the plants and the garden as a whole, we couldn't fault the service they provided and miss them lots. I really hope I can come back and see them. Beautiful house clean and well looked after, keep up the good work!
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I stayed at Barbary last April - it was glorious. I enjoyed the privacy of the property and my family had a great time. When we wanted to play tourist we just walked into town...its easy going down hill! On the way back we hired a local taxi and in the meantime went to the beach, the casino, shopping and had the BEST Jamaican food! I will return!
This place is soemthing you dream about, once rented the place I wanted to call it my home. The environment is awesome, you have so much beauty to enjoy, you need a week to really take it all in. Ocho Rios is the place to be, Barbary completes anyones idea of a true vacation!
About the owner
I've owned Barbary for over 8 years now. It is my favorite vacation destination! I love to relax at the villa and forget about the stresses back home. The staff have been with the villa much longer than we have and treat it as if it were theirs. George keeps the gardens and pool in gorgeous condition.
We love to have guests enjoy the view, the amenities, the staff, and the ambiance of living in a Jamaican villa that sits on top of the world! Welcome!
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