Sea Haven Villa - Discovery Bay - 4 BR

Sea Haven Villa - Discovery Bay - 4 BR

4 Bedroom Villa / Ensuite Bathrooms

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Address: Discovery Bay, Jamaica
Located on a private waterfront acre, Sea Haven is a traditional West Indian cottage dressed in charming periwinkle blue. It sits directly on the edge of beautiful Discovery Bay. 

The living room is sunshine yellow with a vaulted ceiling painted to match the sky. Antiques include a 200-year-old rocker made of twigs. Tortoise-back mahogany dining chairs Circa 1780 are from Admiralty House in Port Royal and were used by Lords Rodney and Horatio Nelson. 
The living room opens wide to the 60' verandah ... furnished in wicker chaises, draped with flowering vines and overlooking the turquoise bay. On one side of the waterfront is a small sandy area. On the other side, cut-stone steps lead into wonderful swimming and snorkeling water.

From the water's edge, it's an easy swim to the sunning platform. Watch romantic sunsets from the verandah or Jacuzzi plunge pool. 
After sunset, your chef will serve you delicious candlelight dinners on Spode china ~ inside, on the open-air verandah, or in the gazebo over a natural coral formation on the water's edge.

During the day, a bird feeding tree dapples the gazebo and, in the afternoon, the pool. For all-day sunshine and blue, blue water... luxuriate in the buoyant bay which is Sea Haven's front yard. 

The garden consists of just under an acre of tropical shrubs and trees, the trunks of which are smothered with Broughtonia, Brassavola and Oncidium orchids. Fruit trees abound, including Mugulba and Julie mangos, ackee, sweetsop, soursop, otaheiti apple, and lime. An exotic Alamanda vine shades the entry. Humming bird trumpet and Japanese hat attract humming birds to the verandah.

Just in front, we built a perfect half moon pool, 21’ x 11’, tiled with ocean blue mosaics, with a bench, heater, air blower and 16 jets. From the hammock and gazebo, from everywhere, in fact, the murmur of the sea is always heard.
Beside the man-made white sand beach is a cut-stone barbecue


Exclusively Yours!
You and your party enjoy exclusive use of the Villa and all amenities, whether you rent some or all rooms. It will be your villa, your pool, and your amenities & your staff - Enjoy!

Damage Deposits:
Damage deposits are fully refundable, normally, within 10 days of your departure, provided there is no breakage, damage, missing items, no additional cleaning for villas left abnormally dirty, long-distance calls charged to the villa’s telephone, and no other charges, incurred by you, before, during or after your stay, still outstanding.

The Damage Deposits, determined by the Villa Owners, for most of our villas is US$500 per week, (There are exceptions with higher deposit requirements).

No charges will be assessed if no damage occurs during your stay. If partial damage does occur, we will assess and substantiate the appropriate amount.
Rearranging the furniture or removing any items from the villa is prohibited.
If you have paid by credit card, we will charge damage against your credit card only if necessary and we will advise you in advance.

The Damage Deposit for this Villa is: $500 USD.

Destination Arrival

Arrival in Jamaica & at your Villa:
Airline reservations should be made for you to arrive in Jamaica at the Montego Bay International Airport (MBJ).
All passengers should:
1. Clear immigration - you need to know the name & location of your Villa
2. Claim your luggage
3. Proceed through Customs

After clearing customs leave the Main Customs area and enter the transportation hall.
Go directly to the desk of ISLAND CAR RENTALS. Your personal driver will be awaiting your arrival.
He/She will guide and assist you to the vehicle specifically reserved for your party, then, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic drive.
If you use porters the suggested tip is $1.00/bag.

Villa Arrival:
When you arrive at your Villa, you will be met by the staff. They will have prepared a welcome snack and drinks. A quick tour you of the property will be provided and you will be asked to select your rooms and relax before dinner.

Your pre-stocking request will normally provide enough supplies for your first night's dinner and breakfast the next morning. You will be given a bill that can be paid at the local grocery store by cash (USD are acceptable) or credit card (VISA is preferred) the next day.
Dinner will be served by your staff at the location of your choice - possibly on a terrace overlooking the sea, garden or in a formal indoor dining room.
It is YOUR choice!


Full household staff for a flexible eight (8) hours per day Butler/chef, housekeeper, laundress and gardener – staff do not sleep over but leave after dinner.

The staff are the soul of any villa. It is often your villa staff, with their lively humour and willing ways that you remember most fondly about your entire villa experience. They LOVE to see you happy, do not hesitate to ask for anything at all, you can set mealtimes to suit yourself and they are a fund of information on diverse topics.
Our dear butler, Alfred, has retired after 29 years at Sea Haven.
Elva , our housekeeper for 25 years, has stepped up to take his place as chef and is proving to be phenominal, the guest book is full of rave reviews. She is sweet-natured, quietly efficient, thorough and careful in her desire to provide everything that guests might wish for.
Angela, your housekeeper, has been with us for 15 years and is enthusiastic, exuberant, and energetic. She works full time with us now
Elva's son, Jerry, takes care of the garden and in the evening comes in to be bartender and waiter; he is only 20 but has taken courses in bartending, is full of smiles and dead keen! Camoy, Elva's daughter, works whenever extra help is needed, and comes in to give Elva and Angela their day off. .

  • Butler/Cook - Elva
  • Housekeeper - Angela
  • Assistant Housekeeper - Camoy
  • Gardener/Pool - Jerry

    Weddings and Special Events

    Sea Haven Villa is a great venue for weddings of up to 16 persons or, Cocktail receptions for up to 16 persons

    Wedding Surcharge: $15 per person
    Security Deposit: N/A
    Parties and weddings: Permission must be obtained in advance. Each villa is somewhat different so we ask that you request our guidelines on the villa of your choice. Surcharges: Some villas require a location fee or a per person surcharge for guests in excess of the normal capacity of the villa., and/or a damage deposit.
    Getting Married in Jamaica:
    Visitors can be married just 24 hour after arriving in Jamaica providing prior application has been made and approved for a marriage license.

    Marriage License: A marriage license must be obtained from the Ministry of National Security. The process takes approximately four (4) weeks. The following documentation is required for all persons wishing to get married in Jamaica:

  • Proof of citizenship - certified copy of birth certificate, which includes father’s name.
  • Parent’s written consent if under 18 years of age.
  • Proof of divorce if applicable (original certificate of divorce).
  • Certified copy of death certificate for widow or widower.

  • Italian nationals celebrating their wedding in Jamaica must notify their embassy and a certified copy of their marriage certificate forwarded to their embassy to be legalized and translated. French Canadians need a notarized translated copy of all documents and a photocopy of the original French documents.
  • All legal documents must be in English or legally translated into English.
  • All translated documents must be from a legal translator with letterhead, stamp and seal from the translator's office.
  • Unlike many countries, Jamaica does not expect you take a blood test before getting married.
  • Processing of the Wedding Documents: All documents must be sent to your wedding coordinator at least thirty (30) days prior to the wedding date. You can FAX or FedEx directly to your specific wedding coordinator. Two (2) certified copies of the Marriage Certificate are sent to you within two (2) weeks following the ceremony

    Your Wedding Ceremony:

    Dependent on where on the island you choose to celebrate your special day sunset varies. Please liaise with your wedding coordinator on best time for ceremony.

    RELIGION/CHURCHES: Anglican. Bahai. Baptist. Church of Christ. First Church of Christ Scientist. Islam. Jehovah's Witnesses. Mennonite Church. Methodist. Pentecostal. Presbyterian. Roman Catholic. Salvation Army. Seventh Day Adventist.

    Beach and Swimming

    Sea Haven is a seafront villa, with two sets of steps (to the left one set of cut-stone steps lead into approximately 2ft of water and on the right a stainless

    steel pool ladder into approximately 6ft of water) from the low cliff at either side of its garden.

    There is good snorkelling in the bay and a swim-up platform for sunbathing is located not far offshore. The villa has snorkelling equipment for guests to use and two sea kayaks.

    A public beach, Puerto Seco, is just a few minutes walk away. It has lovely white sand and good swimming, with various watersports and facilities. It is popular with locals on weekends.

    The villa has a semi-circlular, freshwater Jacuzzi plunge pool just off the veranda. It has 16 jets, an air blower and heater, and a ledge built into the back edge so that you can sit facing the ocean.
    The pool measures 11ft at its broadest point and is 21ft long with entry steps at one end.

    Golf and Other Activities

    If Golf is your passion, welcome to the promised land
    Jamaicans have always taken our golf seriously. Inspired, quite likely, by the rich British heritage, accommodating weather and truly spectacular terrain. It’s all here, right now, awaiting your arrival, whether novice or experienced, from amateur to pro, golfing Jamaica has what you’re looking for in a great golf destination:

    Elevated tees and promontory greens with photo-opportunity views of the Caribbean.
    Lush, verdant fairway turf that gives woods and irons a comforting bite.
    Enough hills and valleys, blind holes and hazards to keep scratch players on their toes. And more than enough challenge to start the adrenaline pumping in the world’s top professionals.
    So bring your clubs to any one or two or three of our clubs, and experience a round of the good life.

    Sandals Golf & Country Club, 876-975-0119/0120/0121/0122
    In June 1992, Sandals Resorts International purchased Upton GC and set about creating the Most Elite Golf Course In Jamaica.
    All the greens were rebuilt with Tifdwarf Bermuda grass and the fairways resurfaced with Bermuda grass removing all the existing crab grass and weeds. Sandals now boasts one of the finest Golf Courses in the Caribbean.
    Nestled amongst verdant hills, 700 feet above sea level, Located two miles east of the resort town of Ocho Rios, is one of the most scenic 18-hole courses in Jamaica. It is noted for its majestic trees.
    The 10th hole offers a spectacular view of the sea.
    Golf Digest gave this course a four-star rating.
    Par 72; 6311 yards

  • $100 greens fees ($70 for 9 holes)
  • Caddie (mandatory) - $15 & $12
  • Cart (optional) - $38 & $25
  • Club rental - $17 (Wilson Pro-staff) & $45 (Callaway X-14s)

    SuperClubs Golf Club, Runaway Bay, 876-973-7319
    This championship golf course offers an exhilarating experience for both the beginner and accomplished golfer.
    Located in Runaway Bay, west of Ocho Rios, this course has hosted many championship events, including the Jamaica Open and the Heineken World Cup Qualifier.
    Designed by British Naval Commander James D. Harris in 1960, SuperClubs is a favorite of modern-day golf purists.
    Within walking distance of the Caribbean Sea.
    Par 72; 6814 yards

  • $80 greens fees ($50 for 9 holes)
  • Caddie - $14 & $9
  • Cart - $35 & $23
  • Club rental - $14 - Available at the Sandals Upton Golf and Country Club - 5 Miles East

    Villa Rental Includes


  • Deluxe Accommodations for the nights and bedrooms booked
  • Luggage delivery included with our Private Transfers
  • Services of the full Villa staff (Flexible 8 hours per day)
  • Pre-Arrival Grocery shopping and household stocking
  • Villa Taxes

    • Gratuities for staff
    • Food & Drinks
    • Personal Items
    • Daily Accommodation Tax of $1 per Room / Day - Payable in Jamaica

    4 Bedroom Villa / Ensuite Bathrooms
    Per Night

    The villa contains four bedrooms with bathrooms en suite. There is a huge well equipped kitchen, a wet bar with under-the-counter ice maker, computer with free internet access and three-way fax, scanner and printer.
    A sixty foot verandah overlooks the sea.

    Sea Haven sits on a private waterfront acre. It is a most charming tropical cottage with lovely antiques chosen by this owner. Antiques include a rich mahogany table and chairs Circa 1780 from Admiralty House in Port Royal, and were used by Lords Rodney and Horatio Nelson when he was an ensign

  • Master Bedroom  King bed, air conditioned, full bath with shower and tub, bay view.
  • Bedroom #2  King or twin beds, air conditioned, private bathroom with walk in shower, garden view
  • Bedroom #3  King or twin beds air conditioned, private bath with walk in shower, garden view.
  • Bedroom #4  King or twin beds, air conditioned, private bath with shower, Caribbean Sea view

  • Indoor
    110 W Voltage
    Air Conditioned Bedrooms
    Audio / Stereo System
    Bath Tub(s)
    Bathroom Showers
    Cable / Satellite
    CD Player
    Ceiling Fans
    Children Welcome
    Coffee Maker
    Complimentary Telephone Calls - UK, USA & Canada
    DVD Player
    Ensuite Bathrooms
    Fully Equipped Kitchen
    Furnished & Equipped Villa
    Ice maker
    Internet Access - Wireless
    Laundry Facilities
    Non Smoking Villa
    Powder Room
    Wet Bar
    Wine Cooler
    BBQ Grill
    Beach - Private
    Beach Chairs
    Beach Towels
    Beach Umbrellas
    Flotation Devices
    Outdoor Dining
    Pool Lounge Chairs
    Snorkel Gear
    Swimming Pool - Private
    Terrace / Deck
    Wet Bar
    Staff & Services (Additional Cost)
    Activities & Excursions
    Boat Charter
    Childcare Services
    Meal Plan
    Personal Driver
    Personal items
    Personal Laundry
    Private Airport/Villa Transportation
    Trained Chef
    Vehicle Rental
    Villa Pre stocking
    Staff & Services (Included)
    Nightly Turn Down Service
    Pool Man
    Security Staff (Night)
  • Waterfront cottage on beautiful Discovery Bay
  • Small man-made sand beach

  • Offshore Sun Platform
  • 16-jet plunge pool
  • Snorkeling equipment, sunning platform in the bay,2 complimentary sea kayaks
  • Seaside gazebo, hammock and stone barbecue
  • DVD, 32" Sony Trinitron satellite TV and VCR, stereo with CD player
  • Computer and complimentary DSL internet access, 3 way printer, scanner and fax machine
  • wet bar, icemaker, microwave
  • Full staff: butler/chef, housekeeper/laundress, gardener
  • Golf, tennis and more water sports nearby

  • Private Vehicles with Drivers
  • Car Rentals
  • Airport / Villa - Private Transfers

    Main Features
    Location - Beachfront
    Best Value
    Breathtaking Views
    Children Friendly
    Private Escapes
    Internet Access
    Suitable for Groups
    Private Swimming Pool
    Wedding / Social Events
    Nanny(s) Available
    Family Friendly
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    Near by Destinations

    Nearest City:
    Ocho Rios - 20 Miles East
    Nearest Airport:
    Montego Bay - 40 Miles West

    Waterfront on the beautiful "Jamaica Gold Coast" - Discovery Bay This Villa is located in an extremely popular and exclusive residential area, often referred to as “Jamaica's Gold Coast”, on the eastern shore line of Discovery Bay.

    It is approximately one hours drive east of Montego Bay and approximately 30 minutes west of Ocho Rios.
    There are approximately one dozen luxury Villas located along this beautiful sea front and private area - Fortlands Road. The majority of these Villas are owned by wealthy Jamaican families and you will find that there is a certain sense of community about staying here.

    As you approach the entrance to Fortlands Road, you will pass Puerto Seco Beach, a beautiful white sand public beach from which some local fishermen operate. Puerto Seco Beach is a popular location for Jamaicans on the weekends.

  •  Private Vehicles with Drivers 
  • Car Rentals 
  • Airport / Villa - Private Transfers