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Otsego, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ital Rest is a unique, rustic place to check out of modern western life. Getting there involves a long taxi drive, as do any day outings that are more than hiking distance away. That's not too much of a problem though, because hanging around the lovely grounds and walking a couple hundred yards to the nice, horse shoe shaped beach...

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Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A unique treasure, and ital food to match! Not to mention those plum trees on the property from which my husband and I lovingly picked from, and the beautiful beach just a few minutes walk away. I would go there again except bring along a fan as it got pretty warm.

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Reviewed January 27, 2017

Feeling stressed? Spend time here. There is no power or hot water but you can recharge items at the main house but who cares. Spend your day in the hammock, wandering the grounds and the beach that is only a 2 minute walk away. Listen to the waves laying in bed and sleep like a baby. Let Keisha do the...

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Reviewed December 11, 2016

2017 will be my 7th year! Keisha, Frankie, Jeanne and Shaka are like family to me now. This is not the place for you if you want "amenities" but if you someone who likes a camping-like experience and the beach to yourself then this is the place to go. It is a place with fresh healthy food and lots of...

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Comox, Canada
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Enjoyed an absolutely fabulous cultural night at Ital Rest that included a delicious vegetarian meal, an introduction to the Rastafarian culture, the people, storytellers and drummers. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the community for an evening and a must do for anyone to Treasure Beach.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed March 6, 2016

I felt like I was in the middle of a poem during my stay at Ital Rest; my own private mouthful of stars. The place itself is sweetly transformative with its beautiful cottages, hammocks, endless fruit trees and dirt the color of cinnamon. You wake to and fall asleep to the sound of thick leaves swaying in ocean breezes and...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Yes, blessed! That is how you will feel after staying at Ital Rest! Frankie, Jean and Kiesha are the most gracious hosts. Every meal was packed with flavor, spice and love. The cottages are perfect. I did not miss a thing about New York City while I was there. The layout of the property gives you quite a bit of...

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed April 3, 2015

i almost don't want to write a great review for Ital Rest ! not because they have any shortcomings but because I don't want the rest of the world to discover this gem and over run/change this piece of paradise ! That being said, i'm returning to visit frankie, jeanne, and keisha at Ital Rest for the 3rd time (come...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed March 17, 2015

We spent the New Year's Eve (and the following 3 nights) at Ital Rest Cottages. And it was the most tranquil New Year's Eve in my life, enjoying the dinner deliciously prepared by Kesha with candle lights and watching the stars, listening to the waves... Our 3-year-old daughter enjoyed very much the idea of no-electricity in the cottages, which created...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed January 31, 2015

THE best holidays in my life...very beautiful place, luxurious garden, very quiet, peaceful. A perfect stay for a couple like us. We just wanted to relax and be immersed in the rastafari culture. Keisha and Frankie were an extraordinary warm couple. There took care of us like their own family/friends :) I will never forget Keisha's and Frankie's smile, laugh,...

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  • Kitchenette

Additional Information about Ital Rest Cottages

Address: Great Bay District | Calabash Bay PA, Santa Cruz, Jamaica
Location: Caribbean > Jamaica > Saint Elizabeth Parish > Santa Cruz
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Ital Rest Cottages Jamaica/Santa Cruz
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“Upstairs rooms have a better breeze.”
 of 5 bubbles stevens273, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Bring along a battery operated fan as there was no electricity. (maybe that has changed)”
 of 5 bubbles Sammyamy, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Let Keisha cook and all is well, all rooms are awesome”
 of 5 bubbles kimtN4413RS, Jan 27, 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have a lovely breeze and stay cooler!”
  • cottage interior
 of 5 bubbles travel_sustainably, Feb 22, 2016 | Read review
“choose an upper room if available- a little more privacy and a much better view- the balconies are outstanding !”
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 of 5 bubbles NickDoten, Apr 3, 2015 | Read review
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