A few weeks ago I found myself stranded without a passport at the Montego Bay Airport, unable to reenter the United States for three days. A kind airport employee contacted Valerie Brimo, the owner of Mynt Retreat a few minutes away from the airport, and soon I found myself at a most beautiful villa overlooking the bay. Miss Brimo had recently converted the abandoned mansion into a Moroccan-themed bed&breakfast, and the place surprised me with its elegance and sophistication. Miss Brimo helped me most generously with my numerous problems (which included a very tight deadline for an article), ranging from internet access to finding a bus to Kingston to being fed light meals when I was too busy to leave the premises. And even though the bay looked most enticing, I was very happy and well taken care of in this beautiful, airy house. I highly recommend this most inviting retreat at a most convenient location - it's not just for stranded travelers.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Mynt Retreat & Spa is a unique blend of a boutique hotel and a bed & breakfast. This property is a one of a kind gem nestled in a cul-de-sac on approximately 2 lush acres. Mynt Retreat has 7 spacious and comfortable guest rooms. The property is Feng Shui friendly inducing a natural relaxation vibe. Each room is named after some of the most breathtaking cities in Morocco, 4 of which has their own sun-deck/balcony. ... more less
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