Goldeneye, Ocho Ríos
|Oracabessa Bay, Ocho Ríos, JAMAICA.|
Description: GoldeneyeGoldenEye is a unique tropical upscale boutique hotel set in Oracabessa Bay, in St. Mary, outside of Ocho Rios on the north coast of Jamaica in the Caribbean. GoldenEye is a very special resort following the natural contours of the lush and rugged terrain which inspired the James Bond 007 spy novels.
With 52-acres, GoldenEye offers privacy and exclusive luxury accommodation in Ian Fleming's historical villa; 13 one - and two-bedroom Cottages; 6 Lagoon Suites. GoldenEye sits on a bluff facing the Caribbean Sea in the quiet village of Oracabessa on the fabled North Coast, unlike any other in the world. Enjoy this dramatic coastline, with secret coves, private beaches and a lagoon, as well as the 2 restaurants, bistro and fine dining and 2 swimming pools.
Type of rooms: GoldeneyeCATEGORY 4: 5 Bedroom Villa: The Ian Fleming Villa.
CATEGORY 3: 2 Bedroom Villas: Domino & Tiffany Case, 2 Bedroom Beach Cottage, 2 Bedroom Lagoon Cottage.
CATEGORY 2: 1 Bedroom Villas: Honeychile, 1 Bedroom Beach Cottage, 1 Bedroom Lagoon Cottage.
CATEGORY 1: Lagoon Suites.
Additional information: Goldeneye
Dining: in room, outdoors, beachside, poolside, in a tree hidden gazebo; fresh seafood and authentic Jamaican cuisine abound. Kids dining hour is 6:30 - 7:30 p.m
Children: Families with children of all ages are welcome at GoldenEye! There are more than 30 acres of gardens, woods, lagoons, caves and beaches for them to explore. Please note: Kids dining hour is 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Local culture & music: While you are staying at GoldenEye you may hear music playing from a local sound system until the wee hours. This may be disturbing if you are looking for complete and total silence. Then again, you may love the unique soundtrack of the island and appreciate that music played loud is very much a part of the culture.
Activities: Experience kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling, fresh and saltwater pool, lagoon and sea swimming, jet skiing. Water sports guides and instructors can arrange everything for you.
Spa: With its lagoon's edge cottage and open-to-the air treatment rooms, the spa without walls is a sanctuary for massage, salt scrubs, skin brightening facials, herbal wraps, and energy work. Built into the natural landscape, guests can kayak or swim through the lagoon to arrive at the spa. In room treatments are also available.
Number of rooms: 21
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1947/2000.
Period of closure: Open all year.
Languages spoken: English.Smoking policy: No preferences.
Credit cards accepted: Amex, Mastercard, Visa.
How to get here: From Montego Bay: it takes about an hour and 30 minutes to get from Montego Bay Airport to GoldenEye.
From Kingston: The drive from Kingston to GoldenEye takes about two hours. Again, we are happy to arrange your transportation.
From Ian Fleming International Airport: it's a quick zip from IFIA to GoldenEye. It is a short flight on one of the commuter planes that fly between Ian Fleming International and Montego Bay.
GPS Coordinates: 18° 24' 38.72'' N 76° 56' 46.23'' W
Nearest airport: Donald Sangster Airport - 2 hours