We stayed the first week in July for 4 nights. We arrived into Negril around 9:30 am because we took Intl. Air Link from Mobay, since check in wasn't until later we had our driver drop us off at their sister resort Idle Awhile where we had breakfast which was absolutely delicious, after breakfast they informed us our Villa was ready. Since we booked a 2 story villa, it came with a full kitchen so we stopped at The HiLo and did some shopping, a case of water, coffee, munchies, RUM etc. Once we arrived check in was quick, the gave us a remote for the gate to come and go. The caretaker Norman, put our bags a wagon and off we went to Villa 3. The Villa was very nice in a rustic kind of way, spotless, a/c on the second floor bedroom, bed was very comfortable. The shower upstairs did not have much water pressure, so we usually took showers outside, being thst it was Villa 3, it was very private. The resort grounds were well taken care of, we were the only couple for most of the week so it was very quiet, a few visitors came up from IdleAwhile for the day, but it was never crowed. We did eat at the restaurant twice for breakfast it was average. Most mornings made our own coffee and walked down the block to Out of Town Pastry, stocked up on fresh bread and patties for lunch, the restaurant would heat our patties up no problem for us. On our last day the chef made us a special jerk chicken lunch, it was delicious! Every night we went out for dinner, but on our 1st night we just ordered pizza and salad take out from Ciao Jamaica, we had to have Norman the care taker call for us because once we arrived on the property we lost out cell signals and there are NO PHONES in the rooms, which was a bit perplexing because they offered room service. They do have wifi, so if no one was at the front desk and Norman was not around, I would have to email our driver to pick us up if we wanted to go out. I really suggest they DO PUT THE PHONES BACK IN THE ROOM, mostly for safety reasons, that part we did not like!
WATER: It could be a bit rough at times, but by the second day we were jumping off the cliff every day. The pool was nice and very clean. Housekeeping: Did a great job! All in all we had a wonderful relaxing vacation, just what we needed.
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