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Whether you want to spend your vacation listening to your iPod and reading or play tennis or taking the time for an extra long workout, Golden Clouds has everything you might need for your dream vacation. Peaceful, with a natural atmosphere, you'll want to come back year after year.
Golden Clouds villa is a luxurious 12-suite estate situated in a park-like 7-acre setting. It is a spectacular oceanfront villa located on Jamaica's fabled North Coast in the picturesque village of Oracabessa. Located a fifteen minute drive from Ocho Rios, the villa overlooks a private palm fringed, white sand beach and the Caribbean Sea.
Surrounded by manicured lawns and gardens, the property consists of a main villa with 10 suites and a garden cottage with an additional 2 suites. Each building has a large veranda and its own swimming pool.
The common areas include a large living room which opens directly onto multi-level terraces running the entire waterfront length of the estate. The indoor dining area is directly off the living room and overlooks the sea.
Other recreational facilities include a tennis court, volleyball court, shuffleboard, basketball half-court, and a modern fully-equipped exercise room. The villa common areas include a large living room which opens directly onto multi-level terraces running the entire waterfront length of the estate. The indoor dining area is directly off the living room and overlooks the sea. A large games room off the pool and exercise room with pool access are also common areas.
All-Inclusive (Meal Plan) Weekly Rates Include:
-3 meals a day
-Staff tips as well as a van and a driver for the week.
(The size of the van is determined by the size of the group. One tank of gas is included, the guests are responsible for any additional gas purchases. The van is used for both airport transfers as well as excursions during the week.)
**Tips for staff are not included in this rate. The staff tips are usually given in cash on the day of your departure and are 10-15% of accommodation-only price. Tips can be prepaid at the time of booking.**
|Beds & Baths||
12 bedrooms, 12 full bathrooms
Bedroom 1: 1 King, 1 Double Sofa Bed, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Walk-in Closet, Ocean View, Exterior Access, Ensuite Bath with Shower, Two Sinks, Tub, "Master Suite" - Upper Floor
Bedroom 2: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Ocean View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Golden Sunset"
Bedroom 3: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Pool View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Golden View"
Bedroom 4: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Pool View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Frangipani" - Main Floor Master Suite
Bedroom 5: 1 King/Twins, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Garden View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Hibiscus" - Main Floor
Bedroom 6: 1 King/Twins, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Garden View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Bougainvillea" - Main Floor
Bedroom 7: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Ocean View, Pool View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Bird of Paradise" - Upstairs
Bedroom 8: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Ocean View, Pool View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Poinciana" - Upstairs
Bedroom 9: 2 Twins, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Ocean View, Pool View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Morning Glory" - Upstairs
Bedroom 10: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Ocean View, Pool View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Lotus" - Upstairs
Bedroom 11: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Pool View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Alamada" - Main Floor
Bedroom 12: 1 King, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fan, TV, Garden View, Ensuite Bath with Tub/Shower, "Oleander" - Main Floor
|Pool||large private fresh water pool over-looking the sea|
|Air Conditioning||A/C in bedrooms|
|Staff||Staff Total: 8
|Groceries||5 minutes by car|
|Restaurants||15 minutes by car|
|Transfers||One complimentary round trip airport transfer is included.|
|Included||Rum punch upon arrival. The accommodation-only package includes full staff, and features a chef, butler, housekeepers, gardeners etc. In this package the food is purchased separately by the guests and prepared by the chef. The guests can do their own grocery shopping, or the chef can do grocery shopping for them. In this case, the guests will be responsible to settle the grocery bill with the local grocery store by the end of their stay. When calculating meal costs for the accommodation-only package we suggest an estimate of $50 per day per guest. Tips for staff are not included in this rate. The staff tips are usually given in cash on the day of your departure and are 10-15% of accommodation-only price. If the client prefers, the tips can be prepaid at the time of booking.|
|Additional||All-Inclusive (Meal Plan) Weekly Rates (add $65 per person); $45 per child, per day for children under 12 years old.|
|January 4, 2017 to April 14, 2017|
7 Night Minimum
|1-8 person rate||$1,357 USD||$9,500 USD||Inquire|
|9-10 person rate||$1,643 USD||$11,500 USD||Inquire|
|11-12 person rate||$1,857 USD||$13,000 USD||Inquire|
|13-14 person rate||$2,143 USD||$15,000 USD||Inquire|
|15-15 person rate||$2,286 USD||$16,000 USD||Inquire|
|17-18 person rate||$2,357 USD||$16,500 USD||Inquire|
|19-20 person rate||$2,429 USD||$17,000 USD||Inquire|
|21-22 person rate||$2,500 USD||$17,500 USD||Inquire|
|April 15, 2017 to December 19, 2017|
4 Night Minimum
|1-8 person rate||$1,143 USD||$8,000 USD||Inquire|
|9-10 person rate||$1,357 USD||$9,500 USD||Inquire|
|11-12 person rate||$1,429 USD||$10,000 USD||Inquire|
|13-14 person rate||$1,571 USD||$11,000 USD||Inquire|
|15-16 person rate||$1,714 USD||$12,000 USD||Inquire|
|17-18 person rate||$1,786 USD||$12,500 USD||Inquire|
|19-20 person rate||$1,857 USD||$13,000 USD||Inquire|
|21-22 person rate||$1,929 USD||$13,500 USD||Inquire|
|December 20, 2017 to December 29, 2017|
7 Night Minimum
|1-18 person rate||$3,000 USD||$21,000 USD||Inquire|
|19-22 person rate||$3,286 USD||$23,000 USD||Inquire|
|December 30, 2017 to January 5, 2018|
7 Night Minimum
|1-18 person rate||$3,143 USD||$22,000 USD||Inquire|
|19-22 person rate||$3,429 USD||$24,000 USD||Inquire|
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|Rating||(5.00 out of 5)|
|Traveler Satisfaction||100% Traveler Satisfaction|
|Number of Reviews||4 reviews for Golden Clouds|
Golden Clouds, Jamaica review Visited: September 2012
Posted by MargoGarneau
We just returned from a vacation in paradise. It was the first time that we traveled with children, parents, and grandparents anywhere - let alone to an exotic country.
We decided on a villa, rather than a hotel because we had six children who needed places to play together and where we knew they would be safe. Not that hotels aren't safe, but we had heard good things about villa rentals for families and we decided to take the chance.
Our travel agent recommended Golden Clouds, and we are so glad they did. It was an absolutely amazing place to stay and couldn't be more perfect for large extended-family vacations. The list of amenities was too long to list in this review, but some of the more popular activities for our group were swimming, tennis, beach, volleyball, ping pong, games room, playground and shuffleboard.
The staff immediately made us feel like Golden Clouds was our home, and we lived a pampered life for a week. The meals prepared by Ms. Blossom and served by Jackson were beyond words. We got to know most of the staff and they were always extremely professional, but very warm and charming as well.
As an avid gardener, I was fascinated by the Zen Garden and the thousands of plants and flowers on the property. The gardeners were a great source of information and they had all kinds of tips about growing everything from orchids to oranges.
We will be going back to Golden Clouds next year for our niece's wedding, and are counting the days before we return to this tropical paradise.
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Golden Clouds, Jamaica review Visited: August 2012
Posted by CathyWolfson
Golden Clouds was an absolutely delightful place with comfortable well-appointed rooms, beautiful grounds, exquisite beach, and delicious meals and drinks.
The service was impeccable. It was a total delight! We encountered some great employees. Jackson, was a bartender extraordinaire, and created some wonderful drinks for us. Blossom, was an incredible chef, and the ever-smiling Ken made our visit so memorable and special.
The food was outstanding - highest quality ingredients and fabulous flavors.
There was no shortage of activities on the property. We had massages, tennis lessons, and yoga lessons that were all arranged by the manager. We also enjoyed the evening walks after a sumptuous meal and the late night swims in the beautiful pool.
Golden Clouds is unique - it's quiet and relaxed. It's not stuffy at all, but still very stylish and elegant. We didn't want a trip where we had to fight crowds and loud obnoxious people. We wanted a serene place to stay, but still wanted to go on excursions and get a sense of what the island was like.
We made several trips to Ocho Rios for shopping and sight-seeing. I highly recommend Dunn's River Falls for a bit of exercise and fun.
We can't wait to go back! It really was a great experience for us!
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Golden Clouds, Jamaica review Visited: June 2012
Posted by Adrianna_5
My husband and I spent a week at Golden Clouds. It was an incredible holiday filled with many wonderful memories.
From the moment our driver pulled up through the private gates we felt as if we were on "Fantasy Island". We arrived in the afternoon only to be greeted with the most delicious cold rum punch. We knew we were off to a great start!
Golden Clouds has a magical aura of peace and quiet, and of certainty in an unsettled world. It is a unique combination of formal elegance and laid-back casual. My husband said it reminded him of staying at a rich relative's mansion where you could basically do whatever you wanted because you were family.
The rooms were spacious and stylish, the food was fresh and beautifully cooked by Blossom, the amazing chef. The property was stunning and views of the gorgeous Caribbean Sea with its magical sunsets took our breath away.
The employees; Jackson, Kenneth, Damian and Sean; waited on us like we were celebrities and made us feel very welcomed.
The private beach was a delight. We also spent a lot of time lounging by the beautiful pool when we weren't snorkeling on the reef located just off shore.
All of this would be remarkable enough, but what separates Golden Clouds from other superb hotels and resorts is a level of gracious service that for us is unsurpassed. We'll be back - and the sooner the better!
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