Coyaba Beach Resort & Club, Montego Bay
|Little River, P.O., Montego Bay, JAMAICA.|
Description: Coyaba Beach Resort & ClubFamily owned and run by Joanne and Kevin Robertson, this intimate 50 room property is a quiet blend of understated elegance with a clubby, old-world feel. Coyaba is kicking off your shoes and curling up in a hammock. It's a cold splash of rum and a comfort level that says you could pack it all in and move there tomorrow.
After all, Coyaba meant heaven to the Arawak Indian forefathers. It's a simple way of life that's truly and wonderfully Jamaican. Coyaba offers all the conveniences of a large hotel, intimately packaged in a charming seaside retreat.
Come discover why bigger (and grander) isn't necessarily better, and why Coyaba The area is quiet and lined with hotels (Sandals Royal Caribbean, Holiday Inn, Half Moon and Wyndham Rosehall), villas and shopping centers.
Coyaba is family built, owned and operated. Proprietors/managers live onsite. There are three new construction buildings each three stories high surrounding a landscaped courtyard and three bars and three restaurants on site. Beach borders the full length of the 4 acre property.
Type of rooms: Coyaba Beach Resort & ClubEach of the 50 rooms features: private balcony, air conditioning, ceiling fan, in-room safe, hair dryer, telephone, satellite TV, VCR, clock radio, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board.
Junior suites also offer: sleeper sofa, seating area, and mini refrigerators.
No rooms have direct access to beach although all rooms are in very close proximity to beach. Coyaba's rooms are furnished plantation-style with large French doors leading to private balconies.
All four room categories vary in terms of view and size (500 square feet to 575 square feet). Junior Suite rooms are larger than Deluxe rooms and have added sofa (sleeper) seating areas and mini-refrigerators.
Connecting rooms are available in Junior Suite to Deluxe combinations.
Rooms are situated on first, second and third floors, there are no elevators.
Additional information: Coyaba Beach Resort & Club
Dining: Three restaurants and bars on the property range from beach casual to eclectic New Caribbean Cuisine. The approach to the cuisine is simple - good food and great service. They have a solid local reputation for some of the finest cuisine on the island and often are the destination for other guests from neighboring hotels.
- Native Night: Saturdays by the pool (weather permitting). Local Jamaican cuisine Native Show, local craftsmen/artisans.
- Seafood Night: Thursdays by the pool (weather permitting).
Executive Chef Oliver Oertel, born in Germany, comes to Coyaba via Canada and Australia. Having resided as a chef in Jamaica for the past nine years he is no stranger to Caribbean Cuisine. Chef Oertel was elected Jamaica's "Chef of the Year" in 1996 and "Biggest Achiever of the Year" in 1999 by the international Chef's organization Les Toques Blanches. Additionally, he has won Gold medals and special awards in both local and international culinary competitions. Of particular note are two Gold medals won as a member of the Jamaican National Culinary Team in competition against twenty one other Caribbean nations. Most evenings he can be found behind the line or circulating amongst satisfied customers in The Vineyard.
The Vineyard: Open aired and classically Caribbean, the main dining room is located on the east side of the lobby. This plantation inspired restaurant features freshly baked goods in the mornings accompanied by hearty breakfasts. Their more sophisticated side is on display in the evening along with nightly entertainment to accompany an eclectic Caribbean dinner.
For dinner, jackets are not required however, long slacks are required.
Breakfast served 7 am - 10:30 am.
Dinner served 7 pm - 10 pm.
Dress code - No tank tops or bathing suits please. Gentlemen are required to wear long pants for dinner.
Docks Bar and Grill: Named after their signature jetty that skirts the property, Dock's is located next to the pool and overlooks the sea. This restaurant echoes the cobalt blues and greens of our Caribbean Sea with an open kitchen serving sandwiches and salads, along with more locally exotic daily specials.
Lunch served 12 noon - 6 pm.
Dress code - Cover-ups required for revealing bathing suits.
Polo Grounds: Home to equestrian memorabilia of the polo playing members of the family, this richly appointed lounge caters to those seeking country club familiarity with an Old World feel. Cool and dark, it serves a wide variety of unpretentious food and is a favorite hangout for both guests and the "in" local MoBay crowd. Located above the Lobby, the Polo Grounds is open from 6:00 pm to 12 midnight.
Dress code for dining: for lunch at Dock's Bar & Grill: casual attire shorts and t-shirts, jeans, sundresses and similar apparel recommended. Bathing suit cover-ups are required. For breakfast in The Vineyard, dinner at Dock's Bar & Grill & dinner in The Polo Grounds: resort casual attire T-shirts or polo shirts, dress shorts, slacks or jeans, sundresses or skirts and similar apparel recommended. No bathing suits, please. For dinner in The Vineyard Dining Room: resort evening attire, polo or button-down shirts, slacks, sundresses or skirts and similar apparel recommended. No shorts, jeans or t-shirts.
Facilities & Activities: Full service facilities on property include water sports, tennis court, gym and massage with golf, diving and horseback riding within 5 minutes drive. While Coyaba is perfect for lounging, there are lots of things to do for those who just can't sit still.
Some of the activities that can be booked from their tour desk include:
Tennis: Coyaba's Laykold court is available for guest use at no charge during the day (there is a nominal charge for lights at night). A free tennis clinic is held Mon - Sat (4-6 pm) by their visiting tennis pro. It's a great way to meet your fellow guests and work up a sweat at the same time.
Fitness Room: open-aired fitness room with treadmills, stepper, weight machine, rower and stationary bikes.
Water sports: All on-property water sports are non-motorized to preserve the peaceful nature of the beach area.
Available at no charge to guests: sunfish sailboat, pedal boat, kayaks, pool/beach floats, snorkelling equipment, and aqua-view kickboards. All other water sports activities are available nearby and can be accessed via the tour desk in the lobby.
Beach: A private stretch of white sand beach runs the full length of the property providing the perfect backdrop for tropical lounging. Service is presided over by long serving staff who take personal interest in your comfort.
Pools: One 40' x 25' freshwater - Not heated, Jacuzzi, One 12' diameter, 3' deep, heated.
Special Events & Weddings: With its intimate size, Coyaba is the perfect place for your Group Destination Wedding. Most couples have no trouble enticing family and friends to join them on their tropical journey, turning this special occasion into more than a memorable day but an unforgettable experience.
In those instances where most of the 50 rooms are devoted to the happy event, Coyaba is, in effect, your own personal country club. It's a situation truly unique and personal in a world filled with large hotels designed for the masses. Best of all, Coyaba's personal and attentive service is assured to create the fairy tale wedding you've always dreamed of.
Location: 5 miles east of Montego Bay and 10 miles from Montego Bay town center. 10 minutes drive from and five miles east of Sangster International Airport.
Children: welcome except during Christmas Season (Dec.23-Jan.4) when only children over 12 years old are allowed. Up to two children under 12 complimentary in same room.
Babysitters can be arranged at additional charge.
Local airport transfers can be arranged on request and are in addition to Room Rates.
120 volts / 50 Hz. U.S. standard duplex plugs. European appliances will require adaptor
Laundry at additional charge.
Parking is free of cost in an open air lot with 24hr. security.
Pets are not permitted on the island.
Rates are per room double occupancy per night and include NO meals (EP). Rates include all taxes and service charges, welcome basket, daytime tennis and use of equipment, fitness room, non-motorized watersports, nightly entertainment, managers' cocktail party and daily afternoon tea.
All costs, prices, and policies, including exchange rates, package deals, and cancellation policy may change and should be confirmed with the hotel upon booking.
Number of rooms: 50
Official category: 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1994.
Period of closure: open all year.
Languages spoken: English, German.Smoking policy: smoking and non-smoking rooms available. Polo Grounds Bar is non-smoking. All other areas are outdoors/open air.
Credit cards accepted: Mastercard, American Express, Visa, Discover,
How to get here: This five-and-a-half acre property is ideally located 8 km (5 miles) from historic capital of St. George's, yet is steps away from the heart of the Grenada?s resort district of Grand Anse, on the southwest coastline. The Grand Anse area affords a mix of culture, nightlife and shopping. Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND): 15 minutes by car; Taxi cost around $16.
GPS Coordinates: 18° 31' 14.35'' N 77° 52' 21.19'' W
Nearest airport: Sangster International Airport - 5 mi., 10 min.
Rates: Coyaba Beach Resort & Club
|Ocean Junior Suite||392||240||10%||10%|
|Garden Junior Suite||350||223||10%||10%|
|Single Occupancy (Deduct)||33||33||10%||10%|
|Triple Occupancy (Add)||33||33||10%||10%|
|Breakfast per person||18||18||10%||10%|
|Description of seasons|
|Winter: December 16, 2014 - April 15, 2015.
Summer: April 16, 2015 - December 15, 2015.
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|Booking and cancellation policy|
|Deposit & Cancellation:
A one night Deposit is required in Summer; a three night Deposit is required in Winter.
To avoid forfeiture of Deposit, Cancellation is required 7 days prior to Scheduled Arrival in Summer and 14 days prior to Arrival in Winter.
Cancellation of 90 days prior to arrival is required for stays between December 23 and January 2.
No Deposit refund will be made in case of "no show" Guests.
For stays including dates between December 23 and January 2, the following apply:
Minimum stay of five (5) nights required.
Minimum age of three (3) years for children required.
New Year's Eve Party (December 31) is not included in CAI Meal Plan and carries a surcharge.