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Shi Shed! Africa Village - Divine Creative Haven

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Overview
Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Treasure Beach, Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica
Shi Shed! Africa Village, is an eclectic, chic, rustic and artsy, cabin. Named 'Shi Shed!' (Patois for She Shed).

Built and transformed from upcycled, recycled materials and plenty of Mama Nature’s gifts, it is a one-of-a-kind, “she had a hammer, and a drill, and a saw...” creation of the host, Artistic Diva, Sharon.

Rustic and luxurious, this creative haven is divine. Whimsically decorated with Sharon's original art and 'Hand-dyed With Love In Jamaica!' Adire fabrics, this cozy space sings, 'joy,' duetting melodiously with the sounds of the ocean. Enjoy views of the Caribbean Sea and the Santa Cruz Mountains from inside, and breathtaking, uninterrupted 360˚ vistas on the open roof top deck.

Located in the more serene part of Treasure Beach, Old Wharf, we are steps from the sparsely populated black sand sho...
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Listing #FKN9242384
About the Owner
Sharon M
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2018
Interaction with guests
I try to be there to greet my guests to welcome you get you situated and then leave you to do your thing. If you need assistance I am around on the premises. If not, I am easily accessible via phone, text, and email. I can arrange airport pick-ups, drop-offs and transportation for sightseeing tours all around the island.
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

The creator & owner of Shi Shed Africa Village, Sharon, is a fascinating artist who built the huts with her own hands, as well as designing & creating the various art and fabrics within them. The huts are beautiful, tastefully decorated and clean. They are...More

Thank Claire H
Sharon M, VR Owner at Shi Shed! Africa Village — Divine Creative Haven, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you Claire for this wonderful review. It was a delight hosting you both. Enjoy your time in Jamaica. Our doors are always open, should the Mystic blow you this way again. Blessings, Sharon

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

I have never written a review for Trip Advisor despite being a regular traveller but felt compelled to talk about how wonderful my experience was whilst staying here. It is a completely unique property that offers the experience of staying in real Jamaica amongst friendly...More

Thank natalie496
Sharon M, VR Owner at Shi Shed! Africa Village — Divine Creative Haven, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Dear Natalie, I am honored and delighted that you were compelled to write your first TripAdvisor review after staying at Shi Shed! Africa Village. Thank you for choosing “us.” You were a wonderful guest (new friend) to host. I look forward to sharing my space...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Very special place at the Africa Village of Sharon! We had a great time! Hospitable, clean, great swimming spots, great beaches, great area - everything u need is around: restaurants, supermarkets, bars, etc. Nice and interesting people are around and the shop of Sharon is...More

Thank Olli H
Sharon M, VR Owner at Shi Shed! Africa Village — Divine Creative Haven, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Dear Oliver, thank you much for this wonderful review of your stay at Shi Shed! Africa Village. It was lovely having you here, I cpuld tell you were comfortable, and it is lovely to see it confirmed in writing! I will have you back any...More

Amenities
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No parties or events

King bed can be set as two twin.
Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 King
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$85
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Fees
  • Additional guest after 2: $30 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $200 / stay - Deposit
  • GART Tax (Guest Accommodation Room Tax)/ Per Night: $1 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Treasure Beach, located in the Parish of St. Elizabeth, is a laid back, off the beaten track, unspoiled haven. A pedestrian, former fishing village, with hiking biking and walking trails, Treasure Beach is the 'Home of *Community Tourism.'

*'Community Tourism is about new levels of relationships between the host country and the visitor...Through visitor/community interaction, respective cultures are explored, ideas and information are exchanged, and new friends are made.' [from the UWI Community Tourism webpage]
Getting around
When not lounging at the seaside, Treasure Beach is the perfect community for strolling, hiking, biking, and running. Bicycles and mopeds available for rental in the area. Bicycles and mopeds available for rental in the area. Route taxis are an inexpensive way to get around, and it's a great way to feel part of the community and hear 'Wah gwaan!' inna di neighbourhood and the country.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Montego Bay: 47.8 mi
The closest airport is Montego Bay, an approximately 2.5 hour drive. Kingston is slightly longer at approximately 3 hours.

We can arrange transportation to and from the airport at additional cost.
There is the Knutsford Express, air-conditioned coach from Kingston to Luana, St. Elizabeth. Travel that way and we can arrange pickup at the Bus Terminal.
For the more adventurous, Route Taxis is an inexpensive way (but longer) to come in.

Let me know what you need and I can arrange it for you.
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Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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