5 family friendly villas in Jamaica

Planning a family vacation can be rather stressful, especially with children involved. From organizing activities for all age groups to catering to individual dietary restrictions, a lot of effort goes into coordinating a successful trip. You need a destination that will cater to the dynamics of your family and a holiday in Jamaica may be the perfect solution. The island is popular for its luxury all-inclusive resorts but if you’re looking for a more private and personalized getaway with all the comforts of home, then a luxury villa is just the thing for you. Here are five luxurious Jamaican villas that are geared towards creating the ultimate family bonding experiences.

Canoe Cove Villa

Located in Mammee Bay, just five minutes away from Ocho Rios, this seven bedroom beachfront villa is perfect for an active family. Basket Ball Court, Har-Tru Green Clay Tennis Court, Kayaks, Paddle Boards, there is no shortage of opportunities to have fun and stay active while on vacation. There’s also a Junior Olympic sized swimming pool with two attached shallow pools that are child friendly. The property comes fully staffed and is in close proximity to a Helicopter pad.

Canoe Cove

Weekly rates start at $16,530

Lime Acre Villa

Lime Acre Villa is located on Jamaica’s South Coast, one of the less travelled regions of the island. Explore the former Lime Plantation and get a taste of Jamaican country life, where kids play outdoors and pick fresh fruits from trees. Enjoy water sports and games with your family on a 125ft private beach. Spend your day snorkelling on coral reef, diving or getting PADI certified if you’re a new diver. The Sandals Resort owned villa even has a special diving introduction program for kids at one of their Beaches Resort. With the Sandals name attached to the villa, expect their usual award-winning service and product offering.

Lime Acre

Weekly rates start at $6,500.

Calypso Shores Beach Villa

A four bedroom luxury villa perched on a private lagoon in Montego Bay. With windsurfers, boogie boards and a 13”catamaran, this house was designed with the water enthusiast in mind. Calypso Shores has an abundance of entertainment activities for children in addition to access to the community lap pool, gym, tennis court and a private pool. Although there is a cook on staff, you can fire up the Weber Grill for an afternoon barbecue in your home away from home. Golfing opportunities are also available at nearby courses.

Calypso Shores

Weekly rates start at $5,500 per week.

Hidden Bay by the Sea

Hidden Bay epitomizes the Caribbean dream, elegantly furnished airy spaces with panoramic ocean views and all the modern comforts of home. Located in enchanting Runaway Bay, this newly constructed 6 bedroom villa gives families a chance to unwind and reconnect with each other. Spend the days enjoying available water sports, soaking in the fresh water infinity pool or going on off property excursions. If travelling with teenagers they will be able to stay connected with high speed Wi-Fi throughout the property. The villa also has Smart TVs but chances are you will be too occupied to use them.

Hidden Bay

Weekly rates start at $8,000

Sundown Villa

Create memorable moments with the people that are dearest to you in this nine bedroom haven located in Discovery Bay, one of Jamaica’s most exquisite natural harbours. Sundown Villa is the perfect venue for a family reunion or just a once in a lifetime getaway with family and friends. Go for early morning swims, snorkel or fish off the dock there is no limit to entertaining yourself when there is a private beach at your disposal. Learn to play Dominoes, Ping Pong or other board games. Enjoy being catered to while watching the sunset from your sea-side gazebo.

Sundown Villa

Weekly rates start at $8,000

Comments (2)

  1. Maggie says:

    Beautiful set of villas in jamaica. Especially Lime Acre villa looks so Beautiful….It seems worth visiting, wish I’d visit it soon..

  2. I agree with Maggie. These are some beautiful villas, but Canoe Cove villa in Mammee Bay takes the cake. Absolutely beautiful night view!

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