Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Beach Front Villa W/Pool, in Gated Community W/Tennis/Gym

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 464 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

AFIMI beach house is a beachfront villa in the Lagoons, an upscale gated community in Montego Bay. This spectacular villa with it's own private white sand beach and infinity edge swimming pool is only a 10 minute drive from the Airport. The community sits on a thin peninsula surrounded by the ocean on both sides and has 24 hour security, 2 tennis courts with tennis pro, large main pool and gym.

The villa itself has four large bedrooms each with ocean views and en-suite bathrooms. Three of the bedrooms are upstairs while the fourth is downstairs. All upstairs bedrooms have Teak hardwood floors with split air-conditioning and HD LCD televisions. The villa is beautifully decorated with a mix of elegant new pieces, authentic Jamaican antiques and original artwork. All bathrooms, which are finished in natural stone, marble or granite, have walk in showers. Relax in the large master suite complete with a luxurious marble tiled bathroom with eight foot wide shower enclosure with skylight and spa-like soaking tub while watching your favorite movie on a wall mounted flat screen television. This suite opens unto a spacious upstairs patio where one can enjoy the breathtaking sunrise in the morning or have afternoon tea while viewing the birds of the Montego Bay Marine Park's lagoon with city lights as a backdrop. Experience the romantic Beach Grill night where we grill your favourite meal right on our beach while you dine by candlelight surrounded by tiki torches.

AFIMI, complete with an air-conditioned family room with BOSE surround sound and 65" SmartTV also has a restaurant equipped kitchen that produces exceptional meals. The villa rental includes a full complement of staff, your personal butler, a full time cook, housekeeper and gardener to attend to all your needs. Relax in your own private beach cabana or have a drink by the pool at our new outdoor tiki bar.

Other amenities for your exclusive use include Hobie Cat sailboat, Kayaks, snorkeling equipment, Apple computer and ipads in every room, WIFI, internet radio, control4 home automation, built-in stereo, DVDs, CDs, and board games.

You should visit the world famous Doctor's Cave Beach on the 'Hip Strip'. While there, enjoy several restaurants and bars including Margaritaville and the Bobsled cafe. Only a two minute drive from the villa in one direction is the charming Houseboat restaurant and the Seawind Beach club and Montego Bay Yacht Club in the other direction.

Centrally located in Montego Bay but Rick's Cafe and the Negril Waterpark, or the famous Dunn's River Falls and Mystic Mountain or swim with the Dolphins in Ocho Rios is just a day trip away. AFIMI is also within minutes from 3 major golf courses at Tryall, Cinnamon Hill and White Witch.

Keywords: Villa, Beach Front, Resort, Beach villa, Beach Villa with pool

More Details

Owner
Nicola
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

About Nicola

Owners are residents of Montego Bay..

Nicola purchased this villa in 2008

Why Nicola chose Montego Bay

Unique location on peninsula with beautiful views of the Caribbean ocean and mountains. Sunrise, sunsets and Full moon nights are simply spectacular.

What makes this villa unique

Staff very friendly and accommodating. The Chef is very experienced at cooking local cuisine.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Oh my goodness!!! This was our second trip to A Beach Villa...I thought is was great the first time, however, I have to say that our return visit was fabulous. We came back with the couple that we travelled with on the first trip and we brought two additional couples with us. It is so hard to explain how wonderful it is until you experience it, but I will try! First of all, the villa is simply beautiful and has been maintained exceptionally well. We visited in 2009 and were just there, April 2012.



The property is just perfect. The addition of the outside bar and the cabana on the beach were perfect ammenities to add. As well there has been a face-lift of the furniture coverings on the outside porch as well as the bedrooms...at least the master bedroom, as that is where my husband and I slept. Fresh flowers throughout the villa were a special touch too!!



Aside from the material aspect of the villa, the staff at A Beach Villa are wonderful! We were lucky enough to have returned to Nicoy...what a fabulous chef. One wouldn't want to dine elsewhere after experiencing his cooking!! Fiona...she takes such good care of us!! And Andrew...keeps things looking great and always has a smile on his face!! We missed Verna, however, we were very lucky to have met and made friends Colroy!! What a great guy...he made our stay exceptional!! We came and spent a very relaxing five days at the villa and didn't have a worry in the world...very hard to go back home!!



Have to say....we looked forward to coming back to the villa, but we missed Ray Copeland our driver terribly!!! Raymond sealed the deal on the whole villa/driver package the first time we came....we had to do a repeat when we came back and we were definitely not dissappointed in his entertainment or the hospitality of the staff at the villa. If one comes to Jamaica I would so recommend A Beach Villa with Ray Copeland for a driver!! Thank you so much for providing us with a superb vacation!! Not a matter of if we'll be back...just when .
Apr 2012
  • 1 of 4

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 464 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , Powder room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , Convertible to King
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • King size beds (2) Four poster carved antique bed with plush-top mattress in the master bedroom. Antique platform King bed with Sealy postropedic plush-top mattress in the second bedroom., Queen size Beds (1) Antique carved bed with plush-top mattress, Twin or Single Beds (2) Extra long twin beds with Sealy Posturepedic mattresses that convert into a King bed., Child Beds (1) Sleep sofa available, Baby Cribs (1) provided for a fee of $50, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Convertible sofa bed in TV room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Control4 Home Automation and Sonos with Rhapsody music on demand system pipes music throughout the whole house pool and beach. Apple iPads are provided to control the music, lighting and video system.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(111 traveller reviews)

98% Complete
1% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Beach Front Villa W/Pool, in Gated Community W/Tennis/Gym
average rating of 4.9819818 based on 115 reviews
Maryland
5

Another Fabulous Stay

  • 5 of 5

At this point, I'm honestly not sure what I can write that I have not previously written since this was our 5th stay at this amazing home. We simply love it here, and call it our home away from home.

The staff, including Arlene, the newest addition and an inspired and eager to please chef, are the warmest and most accommodating individuals; I can't write their praises enough. They are wonderful to us, and they are wonderful to our children (2 families, kids ages 10-14). Not a need goes unnoticed or a request goes unfulfilled. It's a dream staying at this villa because of the staff. We adore them.

The home is lovely and open. The owners make a point of keeping the house fresh - every year there is a new piece of furniture, new decor, and/or new cushions and linens. It's a nice touch and reflective of how incredibly thoughtful the owners are. The owners generously coordinated a lovely surprise for us one day; we were most appreciative.

The rooms are very comfortable (the furniture in the lower bedroom was new this year and the master bedroom seemed to have a new mattress) and as pictured.

We make full use of the open spaces; you can easily find a quiet nook to relax when they aren't: playing tennis (a huge shout out to the tennis pro, Franco, who is awesome and not to be overlooked; he's a wonderful instructor and a terrific person), splashing in the pool, tossing a football on the beach, kayaking, sailing or SUP, working out in the community gym (it's a bit tired and basic, but has the free weights you need to get the job done), making friends with local children, drinking wine with the neighbors, napping in the cabana, or doing yoga on the dock. Clearly, we did all of this and more.

The community, as suggested above, has two tennis courts and a gym. It also has a soccer pitch, new security (there is one gate in and one gate out; it is a very safe community - so much so that I created a scavenger hunt for the kids all over the community and set them loose, without a worry in my mind), and a community pool (which, admittedly, we didn't use).

Things to know:

- Don't rent a car. Hire Ray (get his # from the owners) for your stay.

- Hard Rock took over Seawinds Beach Club. Good news - it's totally revamped. Bad news - it's totally overpriced. Eat beforehand and go to enjoy the beach and a drink.

- Consider bringing items to donate to the local SOS Children's Village.

- Don't hesitate to stay at this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 24/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to you all! You and your lovely children are a joy to have again and again. Our staff truly looks forward each year to your visit and your kindness and generosity to the SOS children's village is sincerely appreciated. We will never tire of welcoming you all to your home away from home!
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0
Midhurst, Ontario CANADA
5

Terrific family holiday March 2009

  • 5 of 5

Afimi is truly a luxury villa finished to very high standards. The villa, grounds and beach are very clean and well-maintained by the excellent staff. We visited Doctor's Cave Beach on a quiet day - our driver (Raymond - excellent!) recommended a day that a cruise ship isn't in port. We also bought a day pass to the Hilton at Rose Hall to use their water park and all-inclusive facilities. The kids enjoyed the waterpark but it is expensive ($65US per adult and $45US for children) for what you get.

The food is fresh and well-prepared by the cook. We had the opportunity to shop with the butler at local markets and grocery stores. The highlight of our trip was the farewell bbq on the beach - complete with fire pit, torches and a massive bbq buffet.

The master bedroom is outstanding - beautiful deck overlooking the bay, and a massive ensuite and walk-in closet. The kids loved the flat screen TV above the bath!

We enjoyed the community pool, playground and tennis courts - all just a 2 minute walk from the villa.

The layout is perfect if you are travelling with children (we had children ages 2,3,4,5 and 8 with us). We were able to sit inside or outside and see the kids at all times whether they were playing on the beach, in the pool or on the lawn. We ate most meals poolside on the beautiful dining table. The view is breathtaking!

I would highly recommend this villa - it was a very memorable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 04/04/2009
  • Date of Stay: March 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
26 3
5

Dream vacation

  • 5 of 5

Cannot say enough wonderful things about this villa. The house is gorgeous. The setting is peaceful. The staff are so kind and attentive. Wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: 13/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Paradise!!!

  • 5 of 5

This our second time staying at the villa and we will be back again next year! The owners are always upgrading and improving and the staff are excellent as always and Mrs Ali the new cook is great as well ! Recommend this place 150%.

  • Review Submitted: 04/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Fantastic Trip - Going to return for sure.

  • 5 of 5

"This was me and my wife's seventh trip to Jamaica but the first time doing a private house. We have done the all-inclusive properties the first six times and got married at one of the resorts in 2001. All I can say this was the best trip so far. We brought my wife’s brother and his wife with us and had a wonderful time. Interesting story, my brother-in law wanted to surprise his wife by renewing their vows on their 10th year anniversary, so they scheduled the minister to come over the day we arrived to talk to them before the renewal ceremony the next day. As fate would have it, it was Bishop Terrance Gordon, who married me and my wife 16 years ago, needless to say that set the happy tone for the week. That evening I was able to get a picture of our wedding day from 16 years ago text to me of the Bishop and us. I printed out a copy for him the next day and gave it to him. It was very special to have him do their vow renewals. The Afimi staff (Conroy, Arlene, Fiona and Robert) were the best at making sure everything was perfect. Hopefully we were very low maintenance. The whole 8 days just what we wanted. Having the private rental property really allowed us to decompress and relax. Stuart and Nicola have a beautiful house and we appreciate them sharing it with us. There is beautiful artwork and furniture throughout the house and for you tech types like myself, they have invested in some of the best of breed multimedia equipment throughout the house. All in all the best Jamaican vacation we have had and we are already looking at dates late next year to return with our two girls knowing they would love it" Matt M.

"I am not sure that words can express how wonderful this trip was for all of us. Afimi is absolutely perfect and the staff went above and beyond our expectations to make sure we had the best vacation. The home is beautiful and Robert's hard work maintaining the grounds made it spectacular. Fiona made the rooms inside look as wonderful as outside and even got all our clothes ready prior to the vow renewal on site. Almost a week after we have been home & we are still wishing Arlene could cook for us for every meal! Every bite of every dish was so flavorful and the one meal we had away from the property made us wish we hadn't even left! Conroy was always there for everything we needed and really made our trip so very special Our driver Greg was funny and informative. We would recommend Afimi to anyone and cannot wait to book a return trip" Dawn M.

  • Review Submitted: 23/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

What a Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The words my family used to describe this house and and the week we spent in Jamaica were, WOW! This is AWESOME! Great Food! So polite and attentive... What was the reason for all of this praise?

From the moment we arrived at the house and the staff came out to welcome us, invite us in and show us around the house, we knew we were going to love this vacation. Conroy, made sure everything was perfect during the entire vacation. From serving the meals and drinks to recommending activities, he was instrumental in helping us make lasting memories. Arlene, the cook, was unbelievable. We wanted to enjoy Jamaican food during the visit and she provided a great list of recommendations. When we were selecting the meals for the week, after about 1 minute, my son said "Dad, let's just go with whatever she recommends." We ate every breakfast and dinner and about half of the lunches at the house. I highly recommend eating at the house, she is that good. We had oxtail, jerk pork and chicken, curried goat and chicken, lobster and lobster bisque and a whole lot more and were always thoroughly impressed. Fiona, the maid, was wonderful. She kept the house very clean and did a great job with the bedrooms and the laundry. One of the best things was when she did all of the laundry the day before we left to make sure we would not have do any laundry when we got home. Robert, the gardener, kept the gardens and the beach immaculate. His attention to detail made a beautiful background for many pictures. Craig, the driver, yes I recommend the driver, was informative, funny and provided safe passage to various locations. This team was also very personable. They were very interesting to talk to and provided us a glimpse into Jamaican life.

The activities -We were about 1.5 hrs from Negril to the west and Ocho Rios to the east. We did cliff jumps at Rick's Cafe in Negril, climbed Dunn's River Falls, went to Blue Hole, the Jamaican bobsled ride, zip-lining, horseback riding in the ocean and Bioluminescent Bay

The house - As we walked through the front door, the open design of the main floor and its almost seemless blending onto the covered patio was breathtaking. My wife and I, along with our 3 children ages 25-15 and their guests, walked out onto the covered patio and and were mesmerized by the view (pool, beach, cabana and dock.) We came back in to pick our bedrooms. Every bedroom was beautiful! 2 days we decided to stay in and RELAX.

We had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: 17/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It certainly helps future travelers when past guests highlights certain aspects of their vacation. We are happy you had a great time at our villa and Jamaica and we wish you all the best from the staff and owners of Afimi.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Marine Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Bird Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Montego Bay Yacht Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Montego Bay Cruise Ship Terminal
Nearest Point of Interest
Doctor's Cave Bathing Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Houseboat restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Montego Bay International Airport (MBJ)
Nearest Point of Interest
Seawind Beach Club
Car: recommended

For an additional fee pickup on beach can be arranged for water skiing para-sailing scuba diving deep-sea fishing or excursions to the sand bar. Yoga classes and SPA massages available by appointment.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa on the Montego Bay, Jamaica

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer2
27 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
AU$1,385
AU$8,210
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 24 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
AU$17,123
 
 
Winter 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$1,694
AU$11,852
 
 
Summer 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$1,385
AU$8,210
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2018
17 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$19,975
 
 
Winter 2019
2 Jan 2019 - 15 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
AU$1,694
AU$11,852
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
AU$8,210
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$131.84
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Contact owner for less than 4 bedroom rates.
Rates do not apply for Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving and Easter weeks.
SPECIAL DISCOUNT PRICING FOR CHRISTMAS WEEK 2017

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
Contact Owner
Available
Unavailable