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Canoe Cove on the Beach Vacation Rental

Experience this new 7-bedroom contemporary beachfront villa on three private acres in Old Fort Bay!

In the 1950’s, Kingston attorney Clinton Hart happened onto this remarkable 3-acre waterfront location, bought it and built a simple beach cottage for his family. Through the generations, Canoe Cove has been a beloved family home, virtually unembellished. Last year, Hart’s grandson replaced the worn cottage with a new sort of architecture, straightforward, uncomplicated and loaded with thoughtful comforts and essentials to redefine luxury in a beachy, barefoot lifestyle.

Here is a dream come true for the three-generation family whose wish list of individual requirements includes copious space for togetherness; intimate space to take a nap, finish a novel or have a massage; sporting options to satisfy restless cravings for activity and the stimulation of competitive sports; and spacious dining areas when those other cravings kick in and your chef rings the bell that signals time for another long, leisurely, luscious meal. In short, make your multi-faceted wish list and take a look at Canoe Cove.

The 200’ beach ranges in width from sea wall to surf from 15’ in high tide to 30’ in low tide, varying with weather patterns. For joggers or strollers, the extended beach length is approximately 1,000 feet. The uninterrupted view extends all the way to the horizon, punctuated a few times each week by tall white cruise ships drifting silently across your view toward the harbor.

Canoe Cove encourages a relaxed, un-fussy vacation with an abundance of sporty options balanced with as much pure relaxation as anyone could want. The location is amazing. The service is excellent. The villa itself is stylish without pretense or overstatement, uncluttered and totally livable. Inside, textures of exotic woods establish a grounded, organic ambience as backdrop against stylish furnishings. Cedar, Jojoba, Honduran pine, marble, coral stone and natural cement floors are cool under bare feet. Finishes of reclaimed teak and driftwood echo the Caribbean venue. Decorating a hallway is a whimsical 6’ pendant lamp made entirely of old magazines and looking remarkably like bark. Across the lawn, supporting structures of the gazebo are purloined telephone poles with bamboo-clad bases. Delicate orchids cultivated on site contrast with other natural materials and adorn most rooms.

Guests will also enjoy the sports activities. Golfers can practice on the 5-hole 1,300-sq-ft graded synthetic turf putting green & sand bunker (putters & wedges provided). Tennis players will enjoy the Har-Tru green clay tennis court -- the only Har-Tru court on Jamaica’s north coast (racquets provided). Also features 1/4-size basketball court, private gym (SOLE recumbent stationary bike, PRO-FORMA treadmill, bench & weights) and private massage room.

For tennis buffs who want to bring their own tennis pro from home, on-site sleeping accommodations can be arranged and villa staff will look after this guest. Nannies from home may sleep in the child’s room.

Child-friendly swimming pool has a shallow entry for toddlers, a man-made sandbox big enough for everyone, nearby outdoor shower and a grassy yard for lawn games. Kayak life jackets come small-medium-large.

Accommodations

Four bedrooms downstairs and three bedrooms upstairs. Six of the bedrooms all open to patios or balconies and feature en suite bathrooms. Bedroom 7 designed as children's room has a small bathroom and no access to patios or balconies.

Combining bedrooms 1, 2 and 7 creates a convenient family suite, each bedroom door being a few steps from the next.

Additional Information

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Old Fort Bay is on the western perimeter of Ocho Rios. Drive time from the Montego Bay Sangster International Airport is approximately 90 minutes on the new North Coast highway.

Bedroom Details
  • Bedroom 1 (downstairs): Kingsize bed, queen sofa bed, en-suite bathroom with deep tub + open-air shower, opens to patio
  • Bedroom 2 (downstairs): Kingsize bed, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, opens to patio
  • Bedroom 3 (downstairs): Kingsize bed, queen sofa bed, en-suite bathroom with deep tub + open-air shower, opens to patio
  • Bedroom 4 (upstairs): Kingsize bed, en-suite bathroom, opens to balcony
  • Bedroom 5 (upstairs): Kingsize bed, en-suite bathroom, opens to balcony
  • Bedroom 6 (upstairs): Kingsize bed, en-suite bathroom queen sofa bed, opens to balcony
  • Bedroom 7 (downstairs): Children's room adjacent to Bedroom 1, also suitable for adults, 2 queen beds, small walk-in shower, no access to patios or balconies
Amenities
  • Basketball Court - 1/4-size
  • Gazebo/Bar for meals, cocktails or relaxing
  • Helicopter pad
  • Hot tub for 10
  • Kayaks (life jackets provided for adults & children)
  • Paddle Boards (life jackets provided for adults & children)
  • Private gym
  • Private massage room next to gym
  • Putting Green - 5-hole synthetic turf & sand bunker (putters & wedges provided)
  • Snorkel equipment for beach
  • Tennis Court - Har-Tru green clay (racquets provided)
  • TV room with comfy seating
  • Wheelchair ramps
Beach Details
  • Beachfront
  • Live reef 50 yards out, more reefs beyond
  • Snorkels provided
Pool Details
  • Junior Olympic-size swimming pool: 3 competition lanes, 75’ long
  • Child-friendly: shallow pool entry
  • 2 sun shelves with loungers
Staff and Services
  • Chef & Assistant Cook
  • Butler
  • Housekeepers
  • Personal Laundress
  • Gardener
  • Pool & Beach Man
Staff and Services (at additional cost)
  • Sailing, fishing and private boat excursion charters for various fees can be arranged by your staff
Location Details
  • Montego Bay Sangster International Airport is approximately 90 minutes drive
  • Dunn’s River Falls – 3 minutes
  • Dolphin Cove – 4 minutes
  • Mystic Mountain – 5 minutes (zipline, bobsled, restaurant)
  • Island Village – 8 minutes (good mall, jewelry, books store, coffee shops, more)
  • Chukka Cove Farm – adventure excursions from mild to wild
  • Drax Hall Polo field (Saturdays)
  • Nearby Restaurants – recommend Sans Souci (upscale, excellent, 14 min); Scotchie’s (rustic casual, best jerk joint, 4 minutes)
Villa Notes
  • Check In: 2:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • No events allowed onsite at Canoe Cove.
Jamaica Villa Notes
  • Most Jamaican rental villas come with a full staff, consisting of cook, maid, and laundress. A private cook will prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner -- meals that you choose based on your own personal tastes.
  • A prepaid refundable security/damage deposit is required by most Jamaican Villas usually $500 - $1000 per stay. Please inquire with your Villa Specialist for exact amounts at time of booking.
Additional Villa Notes
  • A typical grocery budget is $55-$65 per adult per day and $25 per day for children. This may vary up or down depending on market prices and menus.
Travel DatesDates BedroomsBd  /Night /Nt
Now to Nov 17, 2017 5
$ 2,480  2175 $ 3206 $ 3182  2399 £ 1952

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Now to Nov 17, 2017 7
$ 3,224  2827 $ 4168 $ 4136  3119 £ 2538

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Nov 18, 2017 to Nov 25, 2017
Thanksgiving
7
$ 3,311  2904 $ 4280 $ 4248  3203 £ 2607

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Nov 26, 2017 to Dec 14, 2017 5
$ 2,480  2175 $ 3206 $ 3182  2399 £ 1952

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Nov 26, 2017 to Dec 14, 2017 7
$ 3,224  2827 $ 4168 $ 4136  3119 £ 2538

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Dec 15, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017 5
$ 3,256  2855 $ 4209 $ 4177  3150 £ 2563

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Dec 15, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017 7
$ 3,645  3197 $ 4712 $ 4676  3527 £ 2870

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Dec 18, 2017 to Dec 25, 2017
Christmas
7
$ 4,129  3621 $ 5338 $ 5297  3995 £ 3251

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Dec 26, 2017 to Jan 2, 2018
New Year's
7
$ 4,271  3746 $ 5522 $ 5480  4132 £ 3362

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Jan 3, 2018 to Mar 30, 2018 5
$ 3,256  2855 $ 4209 $ 4177  3150 £ 2563

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Jan 3, 2018 to Mar 30, 2018 7
$ 3,645  3197 $ 4712 $ 4676  3527 £ 2870

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Mar 31, 2018 to Apr 7, 2018
Easter*
7
$ 3,645  3197 $ 4712 $ 4676  3527 £ 2870

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Apr 8, 2018 to Apr 14, 2018 5
$ 3,256  2855 $ 4209 $ 4177  3150 £ 2563

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Apr 8, 2018 to Apr 14, 2018 7
$ 3,645  3197 $ 4712 $ 4676  3527 £ 2870

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Apr 15, 2018 to Nov 16, 2018 5
$ 2,554  2240 $ 3302 $ 3277  2471 £ 2011

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Apr 15, 2018 to Nov 16, 2018 7
$ 3,321  2912 $ 4293 $ 4261  3213 £ 2614

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Nov 17, 2018 to Nov 24, 2018
Thanksgiving
7
$ 3,477  3049 $ 4495 $ 4461  3364 £ 2737

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Nov 25, 2018 to Dec 14, 2018 5
$ 2,554  2240 $ 3302 $ 3277  2471 £ 2011

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Nov 25, 2018 to Dec 14, 2018 7
$ 3,321  2912 $ 4293 $ 4261  3213 £ 2614

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Dec 15, 2018 to Dec 18, 2018 5
$ 3,256  2855 $ 4209 $ 4177  3150 £ 2563

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Dec 15, 2018 to Dec 18, 2018 7
$ 3,645  3197 $ 4712 $ 4676  3527 £ 2870

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Dec 19, 2018 to Dec 26, 2018
Christmas
7
$ 4,257  3733 $ 5503 $ 5462  4119 £ 3351

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Dec 26, 2018 to Jan 2, 2019
New Year's
7
$ 4,400  3859 $ 5688 $ 5645  4257 £ 3464

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*Easter week rate applies to any 7 nights that includes Easter Sunday
5% service charge applies for holiday weeks.  Any 7 night rental that includes Easter Sunday (April 16, 2017) will be invoiced at the full occupancy, Easter holiday rate.

Extra Guest Fee: $100 per night for each additional guest (past 14 guests)

Security Deposit: $1,500

Important! Non-USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Please confirm rate and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

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Jamaica Travel Guide

Out of Many, One People

One of the Caribbean’s most popular villa destinations, Jamaica has something for everyone and every occasion. Many venture to Jamaica to tan and relax on the breathtaking beaches, while others come to enjoy the plethora of activities. Avid snorkelers and scuba divers can discover the beautiful coral reefs and exotic marine life. Coffee lovers will take pleasure in the delicious home-grown coffee from the famous Jamaican Blue Mountains, which are also ideal for hiking and horseback riding. Sightseers will want to climb the world-famous 600-foot-high Dunn's River Falls, and bird-lovers will enjoy the Rocklands Feeding Station, home to Jamaica’s 27 native species. Those who want to see beautiful sunsets should partake in the Jamaican tradition and head over to the famous Rick’s Cafe in Negril, where visitors will not only see magnificent sunset views, but also watch brave cliff-jumpers dive into the crystal-clear water.

A villa vacation in Jamaica is unique in that many of our villas come with a full staff (chef, butler, housekeeper and laundress) included. The friendly staff will treat you with their “No problem, mon” service, where everything you desire is at your beck and call.

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