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BARUKAMBA: a house with a view ...!

BARUKAMBA: front view - cozy wooden house (150 m2), with a large terrace facing the ocean
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BARUKAMBA: front view - cozy wooden house (150 m2), with a large terrace facing the ocean
BARUKAMBA: back view - garden (120 m2) & back terrace (28 m2) BARUKAMBA: entrance hall
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4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews
BARUKAMBA: front view - cozy wooden house (150 m2), with a large terrace facing the ocean
BARUKAMBA: back view - garden (120 m2) & back terrace (28 m2)
BARUKAMBA: entrance hall
BARUKAMBA: master bedroom (36 m2) with a large and comfortable double bed & gorgeous view on ocean
BARUKAMBA: mezzanine (9 m2) with a double mattress, the ideal bedroom and playground for kids
BARUKAMBA: spacious living room (33 m2) with a colorful ethnic look and feel
BARUKAMBA: fully equipped kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, blender, coffee maker, ...) (12 m2)
BARUKAMBA: bar counter serving as dining table
BARUKAMBA: funky bathroom (9 m2), azure tiles & colored window pane creating an underwater feeling
BARUKAMBA: outdoor grill for the best of barbecues
BARUKAMBA: detail of private garden (120 m2) with flowers, 2 swings, laundry sink & outdoor grill
BARUKAMBA: large front terrace (25 m2) with 180° ocean view & amazing view on milky way at night
BARUKAMBA: large front terrace (25 m2) with 180° ocean view & amazing view on milky way at night
BARUKAMBA: sweet trail to the beach
BARUKAMBA: quiet sand beach, only a couple of minutes (250 m) away
BARUKAMBA: pittoresque fishing boats, bringing fresh fish & lobster to Billy's Bay
BARUKAMBA: gorgeous sunset at the end of a relaxing and fulfilling day :)
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Treasure Beach, Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica

Welcome to Barukamba, the cozy and colorful hideaway nest of famous Jamaican dub poet Muta Baruka and fashion designer Jackie 'Amba' Cohen.

Barukamba, situated in laid-back Billy's Bay (Treasure Beach - St. Elizabeth), has a unique vibe and architecture. Completely made out of wood, it is built on a rock facing the ocean. The front terrace opens up on one of the most beautiful ocean views in Treasure Beach, while the beach is only 250 meters away.

If you are looking for a real Jamaican living experience, then Barukamba is the perfect spot. We consider our visitors not as tourists, but as our guests. Our friendly staff will make your stay as pleasant as possible, without interfering with your privacy.

We will assist you with transport to the house, and your housekeeper Sarah will welcome you at your arrival. As a...
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About the owner, Hans D
Languages spoken: German, English, French, Dutch
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN4409577 by: FlipKey
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 6 reviews
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English first
midwest usa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in January 2016

How can words describe what is only meant to be experienced? Barukamba is about freedom and art, strength and perseverance. The house is built high into a cliff that is tread only by the hooves of local goats. Set high above the sea, one is absorbed into the landscape and vision of its creators, a welcome guest where wind and...


Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We have fallen in love with Treasure Beach, this house, the people who live in the village, and are going back again this winter! We love the simplicity of the house, the friendly locals, the food, the privacy, and the serenity that this place gives us. Hans, the manager is a fabulous guy. If you are looking to get away... more

Management response:

Hello Reeya, Thanks so much for your kind words. You, your husband and your son belong to those guests who became like real family. It feels as if we have known each other for a much longer time already :). It will be so nice to see each other again in December! One love, Hans more

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Stefan B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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We had mixed feelings after staying 3 nights at Barukamba. First I did not expect that our contact Hans would not be around or near (he was in Europe) although he provided us through email and telephone detailed instructions. Without the instructions we found out later it was a bit hard to reach this place by our own car, neighbours... more

Management response:

Dear Stefan & Jeannette, First of all let me sincerely apologize for the fact that your stay at Barukamba didn't meet all your expectations. Up to now all our guests... more

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Swingset
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
Dec 1, 2015 -
Apr 30, 2016
high season 2015-2016
2 nights
May 1, 2016 -
Nov 30, 2016
low season 2016
2 nights
Dec 1, 2016 -
Apr 30, 2017
high season 2016-2017
2 nights
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Our rates are:
high season (December - April) = 90 US$/night for 1 or 2 persons + 25 US$/night for each extra person
low season (May - November) = 65 US$/night for 1 or 2 persons + 25 US$/night for each extra person
Minimum stay is 2 nights. Maximum number of guests is 4.
Prices include accommodation and cleaning. Tipping the housekeeper is appreciated.
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Car not needed
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 155.3 mi.
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