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Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park

Address: Dean Valley Water Works, Jamaica
Phone Number: 001 876 4659580
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Owner description: 45 Minutes from Negril Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park welcomes you to experience the ambiance and...
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Owner description: 45 Minutes from Negril Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park welcomes you to experience the ambiance and serenity of Nature. Abeokuta is a Heritage, Health and Eco-Tourist Attraction located in Dean's Valley Westmoreland. The Park was officially opened on January 5th, 2003 by the Nigerian High Commissioner, Her Excellency Florentina Ukonga. Abeokuta is a beautiful unspoiled natural Jamaican Attraction that has been a breathtaking and rejuvenating experience for guests locally and internationally. There is nothing like Abeokuta on the entire island and the closest place to this is Abeokuta in Nigeria, Africa to which Abeokuta, Jamaica is directly linked for over three hundred years. This occurred when the first slaves that were taken to the Parish of Westmoreland were brought to this Plantation from Abeokuta, Nigeria.The Park itself occupies 13 acres of land on a hill that was the original Plantation Yard. The remains of the Great House still stand magnificently fashioned from pure cut 2' thick stone. On the property is the oldest swimming pool in Jamaica which goes back three hundred years, with near Olympic dimensions being 71ft long and 47ft wide ranging from 4 to 10 feet in depth. There is a rope swing too!Mineral Water is supplied to this historic pool and a "Kiddie Pool" via an aqueduct 1/4 mile long. Beginning at the riverhead, water flows constantly and ends in two separate waterfalls. The therapeutic value of the Mineral Water has been highly touted in the relief of Arthritis as well as muscle or bone problems due to the concentration of Iron, Calcium, Chloride, Magnesium and several other natural minerals.The view from Abeokuta Paradisee Nature Park is quite spectacular and breathtaking due to the "bird's eye" altitude encompassing the distant ocean, spreading fields of sugar cane and enormous "paw-paw" fields that appear as a carpet of grass. There is the "Olumo Rock" which you can see on the Nature Tour. This rock is found in one other place in the world, Abeokuta, Nigeria, Africa! Abeokuta is a crime-free community with no hassles and the beautifully kept grounds are Harmonious and Tranquil with flowers and fruit trees all around.Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park is just off the B8 Main Highway between Ferris Cross and Montego Bay just a few miles from Ferris Cross. We can arrange reliable and safe drivers to collect you from whereever you are and return you safely. We can cater to all requirements, from private parties, weddings, marriage blessings, special moments, Reiki, massages, crochet lessons, BBQ's, Bar's, picnics, chillout and swimming. All is welcome.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Although I have been around Jamaica for 20 plus years. I have just recently discovered Abeoduta Paradise Nature Park. WOOOW What a great place to spend the day in nature, in mineral water, and taking the river walk is always recommended. The staff at APNP is beyond what you could ask for. The staff knows your ever need almost before... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place was very hard to find, they could use some signs on the road that point the way. Such a relaxing beautiful place....the pool with the little fish freaked me out a bit when I put my feet in but after a few minutes it was actually pretty cool. Had a great tour of the area from our guide... More 

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The feeling I get when I go to this place is amazing. The water is exhilarating at first then a calmness. I laughed when everyone was hugging the Meditation Tree but it was amazing the energy that I felt from the tree. The Natural shower that massages the back is my favourite part. Lunch was wonderful. The chicken was so... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Upon looking at the pictures online, this place seemed to be more than it actually was. Although when we got there, the staff was great and we went on a nice hike, it was a little deceiving. Took us a little while to get there by taxi and the pool was amazing, but we just felt a little underwhelmed.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I cannot believe how many people had no idea what/ where this was! Once we got there we had the most relaxing and pleasant afternoon. The rasta owner offered a tour of the property which included a walk through the woods, around the original homestead and along an aqua duct. The water ran from the mountainside through the aqua duct... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is my third year in a row celebrating my birthday at Abeokuta. This time I brought my family and friends. We had the best time ever! Its just something about the limestone pool the good vibes and the good food that keeps me coming back. The Chef makes the best food. Thank you so much Ann for making my... More 

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Benderloch, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Six weeks ago, we were in Negril. it's taken me this long to write a review as I didn't want to leave and it was too hard to think about it too much on our return! Now that I'm settled back into normal life, I am feeling ready to write. If you are of independent mind and spirit you absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Group of friends from negril. We went to this park and it was very relaxing. Great lunch. Staff were very helpful and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

If you want to experience something unique and relaxing near Negril I would recommend Abeokuta. Bring your camera for the luscious flowers and spectacular views. And don't forget your swimsuit for the refreshing aqua mineral pool.

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Alberta Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Wow! First let me thank Annie, Andrew (Angel), Sheera, Roxy and Brotherman for a fabulous day. The park is incredible and the very best thing about it is that it is not a typical tourist trap. It is quiet and prestine. The views were beautiful and the foliage was just breathtaking. I have travelled alot and this has to be... More 

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