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#2 of 4 Specialty lodging in Oracabessa
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Golden Cove Resorts is four (4) luxury villas nestled on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, 15 minutes from Ocho Rios on Jamaica's North Coast- bordered by a magnificent coral reef less than 100 feet from the shoreline. An exclusive vacation paradise designed to seduce you into a state of total relaxation. Immerse yourself in the comforts of home with the luxuries of a 5 star resort destination The property is located in Oracabessa, a tiny town in the parish of St. Mary is located in the midst of some of the most spectacular natural and man-made attractions in the Caribbean. Approximately 5 minutes from the infamous James Bond Beach, Golden Cove is also in close proximity to Golden Eye - originally the home of "James Bond 007" author Ian Fleming and a frequent pit stop for the glitterati.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Connector438801 wrote a review Dec 2019
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December 19 We arrived late to our villa at golden cove excited about our stay in Jamaica. Our first impression was nothing like the photos and descriptions had portrayed. Roaches were in the master bedroom and one of the upstairs bedrooms. Furniture was in disrepair. Rodent feces were on the master bed as well as the night stand and floor. The master bedroom toilet was broken. Didn’t realize until after we used it having traveled all day long. We were exhausted to say the least however there was no way we were sleeping in that bed! It was 1 am we packed the car and after not finding a vacant hotel for the night slept in our car until the next day when we were able to secure lodging for the remainder of our stay. Luckily we were able to find a condo on the beach that was clean and not infested with rodents and roaches. This was supposed to be one of Marriott’s elite homes only available for chairman level owners and it definitely didn’t meet Marriott standards. I have stayed at Fairfield’s that were cleaner and in better condition. Don’t be fooled by the pictures on the web about this place. Here are some More accurate pictures of what we found. Unfortunately we had used Marriott points for the stay 7500 and ended up having to pay cash to find a new place last minute. That 7500 roughly cost us around 9,000. And ended up paying another $7000. We have stayed in Aruba, several Hawaii islands as well as the Virgin Islands and so we were excited to explore a new island we hadn’t been to. There won’t be a next time.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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cantravellerCalgary wrote a review Oct 2016
Bobcaygeon, Canada37 contributions10 helpful votes
Had the opportunity to stay for a week at this villa with 15 relatives during June 2016. I found the view to be truly paradise waiting. The staff from the property manager (Nicky) to Henry who resides on property to take care of the Macaws. SK and Apache were attentive and responsible with providing us with all our food service needs. Monique kept my room clean, while Val the pool lifeguard taught my 2 cousins to swim. The pool was the best part with the water a nice temperature at all times and the lights at night made the ambience even more pleasurable. Keep up the good work.
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Date of stay: June 2016
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Room Tip: Rent the whole place so that you don't have to share the pool...
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Denashae wrote a review Feb 2016
Montego Bay, Jamaica4 contributions2 helpful votes
I was having a stressful week at work my friends invited me to Golden Cove. It was more than I could imagine. Let me start with what happen on arrival. We were greeted with a glass of coconut water. This alerted me that the service they had was one to please the guest. We were then shown to our villas. The manager was there to greet us and she was amazing and very hands on. She ensured we were in good hands and gave us tour of the property. The grounds was free of debris and one could feel and smell the fresh air. And was ideal for the perfect wedding. The pool area was what I fell in love with. The Cabana and the whole area just spell tanning and relaxation. The beach area had the perfect for partying as on look over the expanse of the caribbean sea. My most exciting part of my five days stay was the meal. Hats off to the chef who only wants to know what your palette desired he just went out and did his awesomeness thanks chef for the scrumptious meals. The staff what can I say. More than keep up the great work of being more than just doing your job but has a sense of enjoying it. Hats off to Shaneka for your smile and patience. You brighten the already beautiful property. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and would recommend those who wish to just get away to visit this property in Jamaica.
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Date of stay: February 2016Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Nicholas_Garcia wrote a review Jun 2015
City of Port-of-Spain, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago5 contributions7 helpful votes
My friend was getting married and decided to keep it in Jamaica to my surprise he booked the whole villas for family and friends. This place is fabulous, the ocean view Is fantastic, the villas have a warm, welcoming, sophisticated look to it. They have these beds on the outside when you lay down, you will definitely fall asleep. The place is windy not cold and the pool water is warm. What I like is the fact that they supply water shoes for those who wish to go into the ocean because it is full of rocks. The water is rough if you trying to kayak but really nice to bathe and there is a life guard on duty which I find is really great because you feel safe. The food is fantastic, real Jamaican food. That chef can cook. These maids are quick when cleaning your room and the pack everything away, clothes, shoes everything. Thanks to Nikki the manager she made this experience wonderful and enjoyable. I can't stop think about this place. I will definitely go back. They just need to do something about getting there. That drive is too long especially coming from Kingston airport but when you reach the villa all tiredness gone straight out the window.
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Date of stay: June 2015Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from GoldenCove, Owner at Golden Cove Villas
Responded Jul 2, 2015
Dear Nicholas, We here at Golden Cove Resort would like to thank you for your outstanding review of our property. It was our pleasure to have hosted you and your group and we are delighted to know you enjoyed the pampering, atmosphere and especially the food! While we are some distance from both international airports, we are pleased that the property is worth the drive along the scenic Jamaican landscape. We always strive to ensure our guests thoroughly enjoy their vacation and create wonderful memories. Again thank you and the Team at Golden Cove looks forward to hosting you again in the very near future.
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hetherie wrote a review Aug 2014
Kingston, Jamaica34 contributions5 helpful votes
Perfect family vacation spot; incredible views from 4 beautifully decorated villas, friendly, flexible staff that cater to your every need and make it look effortless. Wake up to your morning coffee and that peaceful feeling that somebody else is taking care of you. Talented chefs, food was done to our specifications and showcased a wide range of cuisines. Loved it and definitely will be going back!
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Date of stay: July 2014
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Response from GoldenCove, Manager at Golden Cove Villas
Responded Sep 2, 2014
Golden Cove Resort would like to thank you for your glowing review of our property. We are glad that our staff was able to cater to your every need and we are excited that the villas provided a comfortably space to relax and be pampered. At Golden Cove we remain committed to exceeding our guests’ expectations and creating/ facilitating unforgettable memories. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back home.
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CaribbeanJamaicaSaint Mary ParishOracabessa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Cove Villas
Which popular attractions are close to Golden Cove Villas?
Nearby attractions include James Bond Beach (1.3 miles), Noel Coward's Firefly House (4.5 miles), and Galina Lighthouse (4.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Golden Cove Villas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Golden Cove Villas?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Golden Cove Villas?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Golden Cove Villas?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Golden Cove Villas?
Conveniently located restaurants include James Bond Beach, Sugarpot Beach Bar & Restaurant, and Couples Tower Isle.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Golden Cove Villas?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Golden Cove Villas?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Firefly (7.0 miles) and Fort Haldane (5.6 miles).