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Retreat Plantation House, near Negril, Jamaica

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Retreat Plantation House
Retreat Plantation House - view toward the cane fields
Retreat Plantation House back yard toward dining area
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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The Retreat Plantation House, 7 miles (11Km) from NEGRIL, JAMAICA This classic West Indian plantation house was built in 1921 for the father of the present owner. Recently restored and furnished to its former level as the manager's residence on a still-working sugar cane property, this house holds remarkable echoes of plantation life in the last century. The interior with sections of natural (unpainted) wood contrast with freshly painted walls, giving a modern look to the high-ceilinged bedrooms, with an overall emphasis on simplicity. Visitors to the Plantation House will live like the owners did, and wake to the sounds of life in the Jamaican countryside. The dawn sky is often painted in bright colours; sunsets are equally spectacular. Guests may rent a car—or not, as they choose...The Retreat Plantation House, 7 miles (11Km) from NEGRIL, JAMAICA This classic West Indian plantation house was built in 1921 for the father of the present owner. Recently restored and furnished to its former level as the manager's residence on a still-working sugar cane property, this house holds remarkable echoes of plantation life in the last century. The interior with sections of natural (unpainted) wood contrast with freshly painted walls, giving a modern look to the high-ceilinged bedrooms, with an overall emphasis on simplicity. Visitors to the Plantation House will live like the owners did, and wake to the sounds of life in the Jamaican countryside. The dawn sky is often painted in bright colours; sunsets are equally spectacular. Guests may rent a car—or not, as they choose, for there is a frequent taxi service in both directions, to Negril, for the beaches and supermarkets, and to Savanna La Mar for the fruit & vegetable market. DESCRIPTION: Accommodations for up to 10 3 Bedrooms 1 King Bed 1 Queen Bed 1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds Sofa bed Living Room Screened porch-style Dining Room Fully Equipped Kitchen 2 Full Bathrooms STAFF: Cook Housekeeper Gardener AMENITIES: Free WiFi 40' TV with DVD player Logitech 40W Stereo Safe for valuables Bed Linens Towels Bath & hand soap Toilet paper Hairdryer Serving dishes, plates & cutlery Pots & pans Coffee maker & filters Toaster Toaster Oven Microwave Dishcloths & soap Paper towel Garbage Bags Washer & Dryer - exterior Iron & ironing board More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Robin F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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Reviewed 9 April 2020

Robin and his staff are wonderful hosts with a complete knowledge of their tiny perfect corner of Jamaica, just 10 minutes from Negril. The route taxis are a very frequent, safe and cheap ($150 JA) ride into Negril. Robin is a third generation sugar estate...More

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank kroueche
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The house is exactly as described and easy to locate. I stayed with my two kids, 9 and 5 who loved the location and the surrounding greenery, The location for me is perfect, away from the main resort area but close enough to drive to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Chubbs2503
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Robin was awesome! Before our vacation he responded to emails within the day and made sure he addressed all of our needs and concerns regarding this trip! We stayed at the Retreat plantation home From July 27 to Aug 2. Our flight got in a...More

Date of stay: July 2016
3  Thank NevannieC
Management response:Responded 23 August 2016

Happy to know you enjoyed your stay and were well taken care of by Edna and Clifford, and that he made you "feel like family" - that's the best compliment yet! That's Retreat style hospitality!

Reviewed 5 April 2016

Our first family vacation at the retreat plantation was fabulous and beyond our expectations. The retreat plantation looked exactly as it was advertized. Robin the owner, had Clifford pick us up from the airport. Needless to say the house was short of spectacular with large...More

Date of stay: February 2016
2  Thank lynne l
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Only 7 km from Negril, this old plantation house has roomy bedrooms, hammocks, ceiling fans, wi-fi, a large kitchen with all the cooking equipment and appliances you could ask for, a large dining area and table, off street parking and a territorial view of the...More

Date of stay: January 2016
2  Thank Autumnwinds
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
RETREAT PLANTATION HOUSE is located 7 miles (11Km) from Negril along the main road to Savanna la Mar. Public transport is regular and inexpensive. The area is village-rural, the house overlooks an active sugar cane farm (harvesting December to May). The ruins of the original sugar & rum-making factory are nearby. Tours of the area can be arranged; the Appleton Rum Tour, the YS Falls, together they make a full day and are highly recommended. Negril town has a variety of restaurants and food stalls along the Beach and following the West End rocky coastline, meanwhile Savanna la Mar, the parish capital, is known to visitors for its comprehensive fruit & vegetable market.
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