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mango ridge ocean view cottages port antonio jam..

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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three secluded cottages nestled in the jungled foothills overlooking the sleepy market town of port antonio on jamaicas northeast coast.Walking distance to craft and produce markets and the transportation center where local route taxis take you to nearby beaches..or hiking and rafting excursions in the nearby blue mountain national park.The property is densely fruited with mango,banana avocado,papaya,and soursop trees..wild parrots,hummingbirds and many other birds endemic to jamaica are daily visitors... the cottages are 100,200,and 300 steps up a steep hill,so a certain level of fitness is advisable.comfortable,lightweight,walking shoes with good grip on wet surfaces are advisable...running water is not hot unless u choose to heat it on the stove..the air is conditioned by fans and sea ...three secluded cottages nestled in the jungled foothills overlooking the sleepy market town of port antonio on jamaicas northeast coast.Walking distance to craft and produce markets and the transportation center where local route taxis take you to nearby beaches..or hiking and rafting excursions in the nearby blue mountain national park.The property is densely fruited with mango,banana avocado,papaya,and soursop trees..wild parrots,hummingbirds and many other birds endemic to jamaica are daily visitors... the cottages are 100,200,and 300 steps up a steep hill,so a certain level of fitness is advisable.comfortable,lightweight,walking shoes with good grip on wet surfaces are advisable...running water is not hot unless u choose to heat it on the stove..the air is conditioned by fans and sea breezes.situated as we are in the rainforest,you will encounter mosquitos,ants and lizards..sometimes in your room...beds are covered with mosquito netting..long pants/socks are advisable early evenings..some visitors need a nite or two to get used to the sounds of early morning roosters ,dogs,parrots and woodpeckers..linens provided...jamaicans are a loud and boisterous people who sometime give visitors the impression that they are about to fight ..dont worry..its just normal behavior..lots of huffing and puffing..as for loud music..its hard to escape anywhere in jamaica..maybe an all inclusive hotel..but then u wake up in the morning to the sound of weedwackers...port antonio people by and large do not depend on tourists,so they live their lives without that restraint on their love of loud music.many people prefer the top cottage but it has its drawbacks..100 more steps to carry provisions..bathroom is downstairs bedroom up..some people dont sleep well first night if it rains loudly on the roof..it bears repeating,long pants an.d socks are helpful in the evenings to deter mosquitoes...i would go as far as to say that if you are allergic to insect bites,this rainforest environment might not be the best choice for you..finally,a tip on luggage..suitcases are impractical due to the steep terrain and distance from the car park..backpacks are a better option..and a final tip..many places in jamaica,including mango ridge are not easy to find after dark..our lane is across from the sunrise tavern..sommerstown rd..just up from the adventist church. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: pendingMore
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Water Views
Towels Provided
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Parking
Balcony
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Terrace
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1 - 5 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2018

The view is spectacular, and everything you need is a short walk to town, Micheal was so nice and helpful even though I spent all of my time to myself. It was so peaceful, and just what I needed to recharge. Wifi works great.

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Bethany N
Management response:Responded 19 June 2018

thanks Bethany..!

Reviewed 5 May 2018

My husband and I just celebrated our 2nd wedding anniversary a few days ago and were reminiscing how much we enjoyed Mango Ridge! We walked down to town and got patties to go then came back up to the upper terrace and watched the birds...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank AmandaSB121
Management response:Responded 5 May 2018

thanks guys..

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

My mom and I stayed here as our first traveling adventure together. The first lower house we stayed in had really bad ants (expected) but they were falling onto the bed! For me that was a big no and the mosquito net wasn't catching them...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Mango Ridge for three nights, in the beautiful harbor view bungalow. We got te see all the bungalows, and all of them are beautifully situated and are very nicely designed. You also get a fridge and a kitchenette, so you can make...More

Date of stay: March 2017
2  Thank TimD2243
Management response:Responded 13 March 2017

thanks tim..!!

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Mango Ridge is ideally located - a short walk from the city centre, the water and the taxi hub. Michael, Robin and Brandon live on the property and can direct and advise you on day trips down the main road. At the end of Sommers...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank jroseshall
Management response:Responded 7 February 2017

very insightful..thanks..

About the Owner
stephen d
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
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mango ridge cottages are located a 10 minute walk from the center of port antonio on.the main road into the rio grande valley called sommerstown road. Somers lane is a small lane across from the sunrise tavern just past the adventist church on sommerstown rd. At the end of somers lane,their are some concrete steps to the left..the cottages are 100 steps up on the hill..best to arrive before dark...
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