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Noel Coward's Blue Harbour

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Overlooking Jamaica's scenic north coast, Blue Harbour a lush seven acre estate built in the fifties by Noel Coward the prolific British playwright, songwriter and entertainer;offers the ideal setting for relaxation and recreation. The saltwater swimming pool, gardens and seaside cottages complete this haven where the guestbook included such luminaries as Winston Churchill, Errol Flynn, Marlene Dietrich, Sean Connery, Alec Guinness, Katherine Hepburn, Patricia Neil Noel Cowards friends were drawn to what their host so fondly dubbed "Doctor Jamaica" the creative and restorative island where many completed their painting, musical and literary endeavors. Blue Harbour accommodations are fully staffed and offer lodging so you can come alone or with up to 12 guest. For larger informal groups accommodations can be provided on request. Each room opens to one of the large verandas with sweeping views of the coast and cooling air of the trade winds. Come vacation with us. Swim, explore and delight in native Jamaican cooking. Blue Harbour has preserved the spirit and style of the real Jamaica. Blue Harbour is a safe ,secure, eco-friendly and private holiday destination.
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In the 1950's and 60's this house thrived with the social life of Noël Coward and his famous guests, such as David Niven and Katharine Hepburn. The house, grounds and pool are little changed, with a lot of the original furnishings still intact. A rare treat to find such a
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Response from Noel Coward's B, Manager at Noel Coward's Blue Harbour
Responded Aug 30, 2017
Thank you Elliot. We appreciate your taking time to write a review. The crew at Blue Harbour look forward to your next visit
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This is a great place. Beautiful located villas with a super view. Staff is friendly and helpful and the food is basic but good. There is a cool infinity (solt water) pool. If you are looking for something different than the usual hotel deal, this is a great option.
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This place is semi-famous for the Noel Coward connection, can read about elsewhere on here. It's for well seasoned traveller looking for an unique experience. This place has not been remodeled since the 1950s – its like old Hollywood glamour, a walk into the past. It’s bare
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We only spent one night here, but I can't think of a more chilled, laid back, relaxed place to stay near the ocean. We had the windows open and went to sleep with the sound of the sea crashing on the rocks below. We stayed in the Villa Grande, which has 2 bedrooms and a shared
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Response from Noel Coward's B, Owner at Noel Coward's Blue Harbour
Responded Nov 14, 2015
Thank you for you review. We may not be glamourous but we are so charming. There are many attractions or you can just unwind, swim, read and eat Candi's delicious meals while you become mesmerized by the commanding views. Blue Harbour is as Sir Noel Coward said is a "magical spot" You need to be our guest for a few days to experience the tranquility and peace of mind . we do have free internet but there is currently a Wi-Fi problem sorry about the no milk . Since you did not mention Candi you were really in late and out early. Coward played host to a wide spectrum of noted artists, actors, and celebrities, socialites and dignitaries at Blue Harbour and needed privacy so he built Firefly up the hill his retreat away from his retreat . Several of the furnishings at Blue Harbour are Cowards original pieces.
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Noel Coward's get away home, built in 1948… He fell in love with Jamaica and it's people, climate, food… and lack of insects! He found this idyllic place on the coast towards Port Maria. The buildings and salt water pool remain the same, as do many furnishings… recognised in
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Thank you for addressing my response to James I hope I can clarify your questions Our staff that live on the property do not stay in the rooms they have their own staff quarters. They do not swim in the sea in the buff. What James may have witnessed are guests who have dreads and whatever he saw the food the naked babies were theirs. I do not know as I was not there I know it was late at night when he arrived but when I asked about the incident this is what I was told. I do know that Toilet paper is included and meals can be ordered .Blue Harbour is a small place it does not have a restaurant We welcome "pass by " guest . We have accommodated a variety of guests . Blue Harbour is a unique vacation as you get a taste of the real Jamaica. Blue Harbour is family friendly. Folks have had weddings family reunions and many have found Blue Harbour just passing by and return alone or with family and friends. Please see more recent comments which may further your understanding of a Blue Harbour holiday .
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"Villa Grande is the main house, but Villa Chica is an even quieter out of he way guest house, down towards the pool."
"Villa Chica is the ideal secluded bungalow for a romantic getaway, but my personal choice is the upper floor of the main house (it is the highest elevation on the property) with its magnificent panoramic views, ample wrap-around veranda, and comfortable, well-ventilated rooms."
"There are 3 villas to choose from, Villa Chica is very private and where Marlene Dietrich used to stay, Villa Rose is for larger groups and Villa Grande is above the main house and was Noel Cowards sleeping quarters. All have great views, breeze and privacy."
"Michele suggested Villa Chica and we loved it! It is the bungalow closest to the pool (40 steps!) Comfy beds, too!"
"Villa Chica is nice for a couple. Villa Rosa is good for a family. The great house is the best."
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noel coward`s blue harbour hotel ocho rios
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CaribbeanJamaicaSaint Ann ParishOcho Rios
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