A Summer Place on the Beach

Caribbean / Jamaica / Discovery Bay

Nestled on its own sandy beach by the blue waters of Discovery Bay, A Summer Place is a spacious and playful family home. The design is of typical Caribbean gingerbread style with hand-carved fretwork trimming the length of the house.

up to 7
Bedrooms
up to 14
Guests
9
Bathrooms
5
Min. Nights

Overview

  • Deluxe 7-bedroom, 9-bathroom beachfront villa on Discovery Bay
  • Staff of 5:  butler, cook, housekeeper, laundress, gardener
  • 100' Private beach and over-the-water gazebo
  • 12,000 Square feet of indoor and outdoor living space
  • 16' x 32' Swimming pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Private tennis court lit for night play
  • Air-conditioned gym with treadmill and elliptical machine
  • Complimentary international calls to US, Canada and land lines in the UK
  • Piano
  • Sea kayaks, snorkeling equipment, paddle boards
  • Cable television, DVD players, CD player
  • Complimentary desktop with internet connection
  • Wonderful for families ~ children welcome!

Nestled on its own sandy beach by the blue waters of Discovery Bay, A Summer Place is a spacious and playful family home. The design is of typical Caribbean gingerbread style with hand-carved fretwork trimming the length of the house. The large open plan living room features an entertainment center with a 30" DSS television, VCR and assortment of videos for all ages. French doors open from the living room to a 1,500-square-foot furnished verandah. Charmingly draped with beautiful Thunbergia blossoms, the verandah is the heart of this happy home. On this covered terrace, guests can read, play games, snooze and watch hummingbirds feed on the flowers or just take in the magnificent beauty all around ... while being quite near the action at the private pool and beach.

All around are mesmerizing panoramas of azure water and lush green hills. Multicolored bougainvillea, hibiscus, sea grape, almond, ginger lilies and coconut adorn the manicured grounds. A large side yard invites playful children to romp to their hearts' content.

Mouth watering home-cooked meals include Jamaican, American and Continental specialties. Memorable meals are served on the terrace or in the more formal dining area on a 250-year-old family heirloom table that seats 14. On special occasions, dinner is served in the pool gazebo or in the main gazebo at the end of the jetty. The waterfront gazebo is also a favorite spot for massages, cocktails and watching glorious sunsets across the bay.

From the pool terrace, it's only a few steps onto the 100' white sand beach. Guests are invited to use the snorkeling equipment, sea kayaks and paddle boards for great fun on the beautiful water here.

If you ever wish to leave A Summer Place during your vacation, colorful Ocho Rios is just 25 minutes east of Discovery Bay.

Accommodations

Six large bedrooms are in the main house. Each bedroom offers remote control air conditioning & fine linens. A seventh bedroom is in the converted Porte-cochere Cottage beyond.

UPPER LEVEL


Master Bedroom

King-size carved mahogany 4-poster bed, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and separate tub, double vanities. Television and DVD. Balcony with sea view.

Bedroom 2 - Purple Room
King-size bed, en-suite bathroom with tub/shower combination.  Balcony with sea view.


Bedroom 3 - Cream Room
King-size/twin beds. Large bathroom with walk-in shower. Television and DVD.  Balcony with mountain and sea view.


Bedroom 4 - Yellow Room
King-size bed + bunk beds for 2 children. En-suite bathroom with shower.  Television and DVD. Mountain and sea view.

Bedroom 5 - Green Room
Two queen-size beds. Large bathroom with Jacuzzi, separate shower, bidet, his and her vanities. Television and DVD. Mountain and sea view.
 

LOWER LEVEL

Bedroom 6 - White Room
King-size bed, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower. Opens to lower verandah and pool terrace.
Television and DVD – Handicap accessible

Bedroom 7 - Porte-cochere Cottage
King-size/twin beds, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.  Small balcony on the lawn.

Additional Information

Click Here to see Sample Menu

Groceries can be ordered, delivered and paid for via a credit card from the local grocery store. Alternatively guests can shop at the local grocery store near to the villa using their credit card or cash.

Puerto Seco Beach – complimentary to guests on Discovery Bay 
Located near the entrance of Fortlands Road (a 10-15 minute walk or 3 minute drive from your villa), is the newest water park & beach club to the North Coast.  For various fees, guests may enjoy the large aqua park, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaks & paddle boards. The club hosts a full service bar and restaurant as well as private beach cabanas or sun loungers for rent.

Nearby Activities

  • Dunn’s River Falls – 35 minutes
  • Dolphin Cove – 35 minutes
  • Mystic Mountain – 40 minutes (zipline, bobsled, restaurant)
  • Island Village – 40 minutes (good mall, jewelry, books store, coffee shops, more)
  • Chukka Cove Farm – adventure excursions from mild to wild
  • Drax Hall Polo field (Saturdays)
  • Sailing, fishing and private boat excursion charters for various fees can be arranged by your staff


Features

7 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms

Sleeps 14 Guests

12000 Interior Square Ft.

Communications: Complimentary Calls to the US, UK and Canada

Other: Handicap Accessible

100' private beach and over-the-water gazebo

Adjoining Bedrooms

Golf and Tennis: Golf on Site or Nearby

iPod Dock

Wireless Internet Access

16' x 32' x 6' deep

Pool and Sea Area: Kayaks

Pool and Sea Area: Paddle Boards

Pool and Sea Area: Snorkel Gear

Private Tennis Court

Butler

Housekeeper

Laundress

Gardner

Cook

Private Air Conditioned Gym

Large Groups

Weddings

Hair Dryer

Piano

Desktop Computer


Details

Bedroom Details

Six large bedrooms are in the main house. Each bedroom offers state-of-the-art remote control air conditioning, fine linens and a cheerful assortment of colors. A seventh bedroom is in the converted garage nearby.

Bathroom Details

Hair Dryers

Beach Details

100' private beach and over-the-water gazebo

Pool Details

16' x 32' x 6' deep

Staff and Services

Butler
Cook
Gardener
Housekeeper
Laundress

Location Details

Airport: 60 minutes to MBJ via driver
Town: 3 minute walk to Discovery Bay, 25 minutes via driver to Ocho Rios

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
November 28, 2021 - December 14, 2021
Low Season
4 5 $ 1571 *
November 28, 2021 - December 14, 2021
Low Season
7 5 $ 1714 *
December 15, 2021 - December 17, 2021
High Season
4 5 $ 1714 *
December 15, 2021 - December 17, 2021
High Season
7 5 $ 2000 *
December 18, 2021 - December 25, 2021
Christmas rates apply to any 7 night booking that includes Christmas Day
7 7 $ 3357 *
December 26, 2021 - January 02, 2022
New Year’s rates apply to any 7 night booking that includes New Year’s Eve
7 7 $ 3500 *
January 03, 2022 - April 15, 2022
High Season
4 5 $ 1715 *
January 03, 2022 - April 15, 2022
High Season
7 5 $ 2000 *
April 16, 2022 - April 23, 2022
Easter
7 7 $ 2000 *
April 24, 2022 - November 18, 2022
Low Season
4 5 $ 1572 *
April 24, 2022 - November 18, 2022
Low Season
7 5 $ 1715 *
November 19, 2022 - November 26, 2022
Thanksgiving
7 7 $ 2000 *
November 27, 2022 - December 14, 2022
Low Season
4 5 $ 1572 *
November 27, 2022 - December 14, 2022
Low Season
7 5 $ 1715 *
December 15, 2022 - December 17, 2022
High Season
4 5 $ 1715 *
December 15, 2022 - December 17, 2022
High Season
7 5 $ 2000 *
December 18, 2022 - December 26, 2022
Christmas rates apply to any 7 night booking that includes Christmas Day
7 7 $ 3358 *
December 27, 2022 - January 02, 2023
New Year’s rates apply to any 7 night booking that includes New Year’s Eve
7 7 $ 3500 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Wedding Details

Maximum guests: 100. Wedding coordinator, caterer & additional staff required. Extra tables, chairs, linens, glassware, florals must be rented. $15 surcharge per person.

Rate Policies

A 7-night, full-house rate is required for all holiday weeks which include Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Check In Times

Check in: 3:00 PM - Check out: 11:00 AM

Tax Service Charge Details *

Extra Guest Fee: $50 per night for each additional guest

Security Deposit Details

A refundable security deposit may be pre-collected. Please confirm with your villa specialist
5% surcharge for festive bookings

Exclusive Offers

Due to overwhelming demand, our Cyber Week offer will be extended for one week only. At Villas of Distinction, we’re grateful for each and every one of our guests, and we’re committed to providing an incomparable escape from start to finish. So, this holiday season, we’re celebrating you with two ways to get more for your getaway. New 2022 reservations made now through December 12th, will receive their choice of up to a $2,000 Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card or up to $2,000 Destination Dollars - on us!

Once your dream villa vacation is booked, your included personal concierge will coordinate and schedule any element of your villa vacation – taking the guesswork out of your getaway like never before. Here's how you earn:

Villa Booking Cost

Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card or Destination Dollar Amount

$5,000 – $15,000

$150

$15,001 – $25,000

$250

$25,001 – $35,000

$350

$35,001 – $50,000

$500

$50,001 – $75,000

$750

$75,001 – $100,000

$1,000

$100,001 +

$2,000


Offer valid for new bookings made between 11/22/21 – 12/12/21 travel from 1/9/22 – 12/31/22. Amount is based on the base villa cost only. Minimum booking value applies. Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card is issued by MetaBank®, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. No cash access or recurring payments. Can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. Card valid for up to 12 months; unused funds will forfeit after the valid thru date. Card terms and conditions apply. Offer is valid for travel advisors clients. The Villas of Distinction Prepaid Card will be mailed directly to the travel advisors client. Client mailing address must be provided. Destination Dollars are valid for select pre-paid services only. Services offered are subject to availability. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.

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Location

Reviews

What a wonderful time we had...It rained for 5 days in a row and the sea was too rough to enjoy, but we still had a great time playing beach ball baseball, soccer, and volleyball on the expansive yard and walking down the road to the fishermen's beach and the coral cliffs. (With 8 boys ages 6-12 that was quite an accomplishment. ) There were so many spaces to break off and play games, read a book or sit and chat that everyone was comfortable. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The last night bonfire was so special and the roast pig was a huge hit. We'll be back!!!!!

Mary R

My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary and renewed our vows. You can look at all the pictures of "A Summer Place on the Beach" on the internet, but none does this property justice. It is absolutely gorgeous, more than you can ever imagine. It was the perfect place for our ceremony. However, it would not be as amazing if the staff were not who they are. They are the icing on the cake that will make you not want to leave. They were very accommodating, all you had to do was ask and you received. Chef Maylin; Butler Derval; Housekeeper/Laundress - Norine; Gardner - Cat, plus all the others were extremely the best care takers ever. They went above and beyond to ensure we were happy. The grounds of the villa were kept immaculate at all times. We had 8 staff and we, a group of 12, appreciate each and everyone of them. Their smiles and friendliness will always be remembered until we return. This was an awesome experience that will last a life time.

A. McCullough

Location was fantastic, on site staff were great. Literally a dream vacation. - R. Hessinger

I want to thank you so very much for all the assistance you gave me and my daughters regarding our family trip to Jamaica last month. We all agreed that it was the most wonderful vacation we ever had. The house and the location was simply beautiful and we enjoyed every single thing about it. The staff was terrific - and they wanted to fulfill every desire any one of us had. We have never enjoyed such great service before. The drivers were great - knew exactly where to take us, about how long it would take to make each trip, give us a running dialog of all that we were witnessing and getting us to our excursions on time. They kept the house informed of our comings and goings so that the staff would not be taken off guard of our comings and goings, The bartender was a delight - picking wines, beers, drinks for all of our thirsty group, demonstrating fancy bartender skills, and keeping the holiday music going all day long. He also kept our dining table beautiful to look at, decorated with floral arrangements with clean cloth napkins and placemats for every meal, He didn't allow any of us to pick up a dish to help, or collect used pool towels scattered around the pool at the end of the day. And next morning all would be washed, folded and ready to take on a new day. He even had ingenious ideas for a big birthday bash dinner party for two of our granddaughters on our last night to celebrate their birthdays.

There were others, too who provided many services such as Marc and Janette and others offering a little extra help at crunch times. They were all appreciated by all the members of our family who were enjoying the vacation of a lifetime.

And for the cook - what can I say. What a jewel she is! She served us seven days and nights of the most wonderful meals of our lifetimes. There were many selections at each meal so that each one could have a feast at each meal. She was prepared for every taste and she introduced us to several delicacies that we hadn't tried before. We were reluctant even to leave the property because the meals were so good. I wanted to kidnap her and bring her home with us.

Yvette, you were so right about everything you told us, and we want to thank you many times over for all of your counsel and advice on this trip. And if you can pass on a word to the owners of the property, please let them know how much we loved their house and staff and how grateful we are that they let us have a wonderful family vacation at their summer home.

The Zini Family

Let’s just begin this review with, oh my gosh, the staff is incredible and this property is amazing! We always believe what makes a vacation is great food and the accommodation, meaning a nice comfortable bed. Well, another layer was added to this belief. Let me tell you what made our stay at A Summer Place by the Beach a vacation of a lifetime and one for the history books.

While the place is amazing, the beach, the property with so many acreage and fruit trees, the amenities, and the rooms. It was the staff that made us feel at home and we never wanted the vacation to end. Mailynn, our cook and head of house, has a fitting title, when we say that lady can cook up a storm, it is an understatement to what she is truly capable of and how she brought our menu to life and lived up to the expectation that food should be great! She was friendly yet quiet and very personable and approachable. Mailynn kept herself out of sight while she made the most delectable dishes for our family. She kept the heart of our vacation beating while never missing a beat with her daily dishes. She was always smiling, always on point and always went above and beyond! Her meals never disappointed us and believe me when I say we had some picky eaters among the 16 of us. It is no easy feat to keep us all happy with food but Mailynn worked her magic!

Roy and Richie, the butler and bartender kept us laughing while they delivered superb customer service, always going above and beyond, and always with a smile in the most professional manner. If we went to bed at 2 A.M, they were up serving us until the last man went to bed. These two gentlemen worked in sync with Mailynn. They were a well-oiled machine that kept the food and drinks coming.

Noreen and Winsome kept our rooms fresh and clean daily and ensured our laundry was done so we wouldn’t have to bring home dirty clothes. Robert and Phillip would get us coconuts and other fruits from the property and ensured all the water gears were stored for our use the next day. They kept the pool and the grounds clean each day for our enjoyment. These 7 people, who became our family for the 7 days we were there, are the ones who made our stay memorable, enjoyable, fun, relaxing and carefree! They made sure we were warm and well fed.

On our last night, Audrey, the property manager, helped us arrange a surprise early birthday celebration for our mom. Roy and Richie wore the themed color and were decked out in their suspenders and red bow ties along with the decorations that they provided to help make our mom feel even more special. These are the great touches that the villa provides and is a true testimony to the connection the owners have with their guests especially in this very intimate and private setting. My gratitude to Audrey for arranging this for us!

Upon leaving the villa, every member of staff came out to bid us goodbye and a safe journey. So our heartfelt gratitude to Mailynn, Roy, Richie, Robert, Phillip, Noreen and Winsome for making our trip one of the most memorable experiences my entire family has had. We will be back! because of your hospitality and exceptional above and beyond service! It truly felt like home! And we can’t thank you enough for making us feel like we were the only ones in the world that mattered.

Trisha and Lorna

We had a fabulous time! I was very happy on arrival when the house and grounds looked just like they were represented on the website. The staff was welcoming and warm. Everything was good.

Valerie

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