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Golden Clouds Villa in Oracabessa - 9 BR

Golden Clouds Villa in Oracabessa - 9 BR

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Available in: 4/16/2015 - 12/31/2017
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Available in: 1/1/2014 - 1/31/2018
9 Bedroom Villa / Ensuite Bathrooms

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Golden Acres Cottage - 2 BR

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Address: Oracabessa, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Golden Clouds villa is a luxurious 9-suite estate situated in a park-like 6-acre setting. It is a spectacular oceanfront villa located on Jamaica's fabled North Coast in the picturesque village of Oracabessa. Located a fifteen minute drive from Ocho Rios, the villa overlooks a private palm fringed, white sand beach and the Caribbean Sea. Surrounded by manicured lawns and gardens, the property consists of a main villa with 7 suites and a garden villa with an

additional 2 suites and its own kitchen and living area. Each building has a large veranda and its own swimming pool

Golden Clouds is situated between the Golden Eye Resort where Ian Fleming wrote many of the James Bond novels and Noel Coward's "Firefly". The villa consists of 6 landscaped acres of tropical beauty and 700 feet of oceanfront with its own private white sand beach. From the beach, step into the Caribbean Sea and enjoy the many wonders of snorkeling right in front of the villa or relax on the ocean dock anchored a few feet from the beach. Many stars of the stage and screen have stayed at Golden Clouds with their privacy assured by a gated entrance, professional on-site security team, large perimeter walls, and private beach.

With an 80% return rate for guests, Golden Clouds is recognized as one of the top villas in Jamaica. It is renowned for its excellent service staff, luxurious accommodations, superb and varied kitchen skills and preserving the simple island beauty in its natural state. This 5-star private villa is available for your pleasure, retreat, reunion or getaway. It is perfect for families on holiday, weddings or reunions, a business workshop or incentive trip, private retreats or whatever you may need. The relaxing environment and amenities offered can be your home away from home in a tropical paradise.
Golden Clouds has world-famous snorkeling directly in front of the property with multiple access points to the sea from the beach and by ladders, and features its own swimming platform located offshore for your convenience.

Policies


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!

Terms and Conditions - Payment, Cancellation and Damage Deposit Policy

  • Maximum of two persons per bedroom (Total of 14 persons)
  • Children are welcome (maximum 2)
  • Non-smoking villa
  • Pets not permitted
  • Maximum 20 guests for social events

    Please read carefully BEFORE you send any payment.
    Contact us with any questions you may have.

  • A 30% deposit confirms a reservation.
  • The Balance is due 60 days prior to the scheduled arrival date.
    No refunds for cancellations are made within 60 days prior to scheduled occupancy.
    For cancellations made 61 or more days prior to scheduled occupancy, we will refund all deposits less a 10% cancellation fee.

    Damage Deposit:
    A Damage deposit may be required; we will refund this promptly when you return home if no damage occurs during your stay. (The amount of the Damage Deposit will vary by Villa)

    Christmas and New Year:
    Policies for Christmas and New Year's weeks differ.
  • A 50% deposit is required to reservation.
  • The Balance is due 120 days before travel.
    No refunds for cancellations are made within 120 days prior to scheduled occupancy.
    For cancellations made more than 120 days prior to scheduled occupancy, we will refund all deposits less a 10% cancellation fee.

  • Some Villas have a NO REFUND Policy
    We highly recommend the purchase of TRAVEL INSURANCE.
    ALL RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE CONFIRM WHEN BOOKING
  • Golden Acres Cottage is only rented as additional accommodation for the main Villa

    All Villas are individually owned, therefore, policies and procedures can vary.

    Security Deposits
    The requirements vary from villa to villa. The amounts are determined at the discretion of the villa owner. For instance, if a villa contains valuable antiques, artwork or electronics, the security deposit can be greater.
    The Security Deposit for this Villa is $
    A credit card approval is taken as a guarantee for the security deposit amount, and the credit card is charged only if there are damages incurred during the rental period. If you rent a villa where a security deposit is required, your deposit will be refunded (less damage expenses if applicable) within one week of your return from your villa vacation.

    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!

    Staff


    The staff at Golden Clouds are the best in Jamaica, and many have been with the Villa for over 20 years. Our top-notch staff specialize in pampering you on your holiday and providing you with the best possible service with a warm and friendly smile. Golden Clouds is very much a family business, and our staff are an integral part of this family. We have a team-based approach to managing and maintaining the villa, and we share many of the tasks on the property. For example, our beautiful Zen garden is cared for by 5 different members of our staff – each with their own piece of paradise to demonstrate their horticultural skills. Our staff share in our vision of “eco luxury” where we provide the utmost in service and attention to detail, while also working to minimize waste and pollution. The villa is equipped with solar panels to help reduce our carbon footprint, and our staff only use “green” products for the care and maintenance of the villa.

    Weddings and Special Events


  • Maximum Number of guests: 100
  • Wedding Surcharge: $15 per person
    A private Caribbean wedding at Golden Clouds villa in Jamaica can create the most picturesque setting imaginable for your big event, with classic architecture, gorgeous scenery, and warm Caribbean breezes providing the backdrop. Golden Clouds has hosted countless weddings over its 100-year history and is an award-winning villa. It is consistently ranked as one of the top Caribbean wedding destinations, and can provide on-site luxury accommodation for 20 guests. The beautiful 9-bedroom oceanfront estate has a professionally landscaped 6-acre garden for stunning wedding photos and has its own private beach.

    Golden Clouds features a magnificent all-inclusive destination wedding package that combines the ideal location for a ceremony, with a choice of three, private, beautiful locations to have your wedding - the Beach, the Terrace, and the Garden. The sense of privacy, intimacy, and highly attentive personal service you'll experience Golden Clouds simply cannot be matched by the more public environment of a hotel. The property has all the amenities of a luxury hotel including two swimming pools, tennis court, exercise gym, and much more. But, unlike a hotel, Golden Clouds villa is exclusive for you, your family and your guests during your stay and our dedicated staff are always, but discreetly, available to meet your every need.

    By combining your wedding with a vacation/honeymoon, a Golden Clouds wedding is truly an all-inclusive destination wedding package. Small weddings and large weddings are welcome. The villa provides an ideal setting for family and friends to gather for a wedding that will provide a lifetime of wonderful memories. For wedding parties larger than 20, we can host ceremonies for up to 100 and dining for 60. Hotels located nearby can provide additional accommodation for groups greater than 20.

    Beach and Swimming


    A 700 feet of oceanfront with its own private white sand beach. From the beach, step into the Caribbean Sea and enjoy the many wonders of snorkeling

    right in front of the villa or relax on the ocean dock anchored a few feet from the beach. Access to the sea is provided by stone cut stairs and ladders at various locations along the water’s edge. A swimming platform for guests is anchored offshore and provides a great place for sun tanning and diving. A child-friendly wading pool with sheltered lagoon is also featured along Golden Cloud’s shoreline. The villa’s two freshwater swimming pools are located in the main villa and garden villa. Both pools have shallow areas for beginners and deeper areas for more advanced swimmers.

    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.

    OCHO RIOS
    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

    RATES:
  • $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)

    RUNAWAY BAY
    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

    RATES:
  • $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


    WE INCLUDE:
  • Deluxe Accommodations for the nights and bedrooms booked
  • Complimentary Private Round Trip Airport/Villa Transfers
  • 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

    NOT INCLUDED:
  • Gratuities for staff
  • Food & Drinks
  • Personal Items

    Golden Clouds features various accommodation packages to suit your needs. All rates are based on the number of bedrooms rented for the duration of one week. We have a 4 bedroom minimum booking requirement and we never book 2 separate groups at the same time, providing complete privacy to our guests.

    Accommodation-Only Weekly Rates: One complimentary round trip airport transfer and a complimentary Fruit and Rum punch upon arrival is included in this rate. The accommodation-only package includes full staff, and features a chef, butler, housekeepers, gardeners etc. In this package the food is purchased separately by the guests and prepared by our chef. The guests can do their own grocery shopping, or our chef can do grocery shopping for them. In this case, the guests will be responsible to settle the grocery bill with the local grocery store by the end of their stay. When calculating meal costs for the accommodation-only package we suggest an estimate of $50 per day per guest. Tips for staff are not included in this rate. The staff tips are usually given in cash on the day of your departure and are 10-15% of accommodation-only price. If the client prefers, the tips can be prepaid at the time of booking.

    All-Inclusive (Meal Plan) Weekly Rates: In this package we include 3 meals a day, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, staff tips as well as a van and a driver for the week. The size of the van is determined by the size of the group. One tank of gas is included, the guests are responsible for any additional gas purchases. The van is used for both airport transfers as well as excursions during the week.

  • 9 Bedroom Villa / Ensuite Bathrooms
    $0
    Per Night

    All suites at Golden Clouds have the same level of meticulous service and attention to detail that is found at 5-star hotels. The main difference in the various suites at Golden Clouds is the location on the property itself – with some suites having majestic ocean views, while others have limited garden or pool views. There are nine suites on the property – seven in the main villa and two in the garden villa “Golden Acres”.

    All suites have the following features: Separate air conditioners in each bedroom Color satellite televisions Plantation louvered interior doors Fully stocked with amenities such as hairdryer, soap, shampoo, conditioner, designer towels and toilet paper Ironing Boards available on request

    Bedroom One - “Upper Floor Master Suite”: Jacuzzi Whirlpool Bath King size bed A shower with incredible views and the sound of the surf Private entrance to the pool Private entrance to sundeck Views of the Caribbean Sea, Ocho Rios, and the pool Separate sitting/dressing area Large bathroom with double sinks and all amenities Flat Screen TV Full Walk-in closet and drawer space Pull-out couch
    Bedroom Two - “Golden Sunset”: King size bed with luxury sheets Full bath with all amenities Full closet Flat Screen TV Spectacular ocean views
    Bedroom Three - “Golden View” : King size bed with luxury sheets Full bath with all amenities Full closet Flat Screen TV Spectacular ocean views
    Bedroom Four - “Frangiapani”: Main floor Master Suite Flat Screen TV King size bed with luxury sheets Full bath with all amenities Pool view Full Closet Library/seating area
    Bedroom Five - “Hibiscus”: Main floor with garden view King size bed (or can be 2 twins) with luxury sheets Full bath with all amenities Full closet Flat Screen TV
    Bedroom Six - “Bougainvillea”: Main floor with garden view King size bed (or can be 2 twins) with luxury sheets Full bath with all amenities Full closet Flat Screen TV
    Bedroom Seven - “Jasmine”: Main floor with garden view Queen bed with luxury sheets Full bath with all amenities Full closet
    Bedrooms Eight and Nine are located in Golden Acres Villa : Swimming pool Kitchen/dining area Large living room Covered veranda Suite number 8 has King size bed Suite number 9 has Queen size bed Pool and Garden views Flat Screen TV Pull-out couch in Living Room
    Golden Acres Cottage - 2 BR
    $0
    Per Night

  • Bedroom 8 - King bedroom with pool and garden views.
  • Bedroom 9 - King bedroom with pool and garden views.
    Sofa bed in Cottage Living Room and a kitchen.
    Both buildings have individual verandas and swimming pools.

  • Indoor
    110 W Voltage
    Air Conditioned Bedrooms
    Audio / Stereo System
    Bath Tub(s)
    Cable / Satellite
    CD Player
    Ceiling Fans
    Children Welcome
    Clothes Dryer
    Coffee Maker
    Dish Washer
    DVD Player
    Ensuite Bathrooms
    Exercise Facility
    Fully Equipped Kitchen
    Ice maker
    Internet Access - Wireless
    Laundry Facilities
    Microwave
    Non Smoking Villa
    Powder Room
    Safe or Lock Box
    Telephone
    Television
    Wine Cooler
    Outdoor
    BBQ Grill
    Beach Towels
    Flotation Devices
    Full Gym Nearby
    Gated Property
    Outdoor Dining
    Private Tennis Court
    Snorkel Gear
    Swimming Pool - Private
    Tennis Nearby
    Terrace / Deck
    Wet Bar
    Staff & Services (Additional Cost)
    Activities & Excursions
    Boat Charter
    Childcare Services
    Personal Driver
    Personal items
    Personal Laundry
    Private Airport/Villa Transportation
    Trained Chef
    Vehicle Rental
    Villa Pre stocking
    Staff & Services (Included)
    Butler
    Cook
    Gardener
    Housekeeper
    Laundress
    Nightly Turn Down Service
    Pool Man
    Security Staff (Night)
  • 2 fresh water pools with lounge chairs and umbrellas
  • Beach with palm trees, lounge chairs and umbrellas

  • Cable TV, video library, CD's, DVD, iPod connections, 1500 book library
  • Stairs from beach into ocean for easy access
  • Coral reef off beach for snorkeling and scuba diving
  • Tennis court
  • Children’s playground

  • Shuffle board, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Basketball, Ping Pong, Shuffleboard, Croquet and Badminton
  • Fitness Room, Treadmill, Bicycle, Universal equipment and free weights
  • Snorkel gear, tennis rackets, basketball
  • Games and puzzles
  • Large meditation garden with paths, waterfall pond and and sitting areas
  • Many verandas, terraces and quiet areas to read, relax and reflect
  • Great location for Weddings & Groups

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

    Main Features
    Location - Hillside
    Breathtaking Views
    Children Friendly
    Internet Access
    Suitable for Groups
    Private Swimming Pool
    Tennis Courts
    Location - Waterfront
    Wedding / Social Events
    Vehicle with Driver
    Nanny(s) Available
    Family Friendly
    Location - Near a Beach
  • We were here with our whole family (10 people at the main villa). The food was fantastic and the accommodations were superb. Thanks to Jackson and Blossom for making our stay so memorable. We definitely will be back to this piece of paradise.
    Karen and Saul Gruniss, London, England

    Golden Clouds is paradise found. We have been all around Jamaica and have found nowhere to match this villa. It is the greatest place on earth and we cannot say enough about what a wonderful time we had here. Thanks to everyone for making our dream come true! This has been our best holiday ever. Looking forward to coming back!
    Brenda and Dan Cousidine, Lexington, KY

    Thanks to Golden Clouds for a “Perfect” honeymoon! But most of all, thanks to Blossom and Jackson. We thoroughly enjoyed every meal and moment here, and all the snorkeling, diving, and tennis we could ask for. We will definitely be back for our anniversary!
    Laura and Rod Soars, Greenville, SC

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    Near by Destinations


    Located in the picturesque banana port village of Oracabessa, 15 minutes from Ocho Rios. This Luxurious, 6 acre estate, overlooking the Sea is gated and private Walk down 8 steps to get access to the clear blue Caribbean sea

    Golden Clouds is situated between the Golden Eye Resort where Ian Fleming wrote many of the James Bond novels and Noel Coward's "Firefly".

  • Waterfront Location - Private - White sand Beach: 700 ft Sea front
  • Distance to Town: 15 minutes from Ocho Rios via driver ,
  • Distance to Montego Bay Airport: 5 miles West / Approximately 120 minutes driving
  • Distance to Ian Fleming International Airport: 2 miles West / Approximately 10 minutes driving.

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