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Affordable luxury Villa perfect for families

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Overview
4 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This private Villa named Exodus Retreat comes with stunning 180 degree views incl. private chef & a poolside massage - Exodus Retreat can be rented as a 4-7 bedroom Villa with rates starting at $500/night for up to 10 ppl. 'Longstanding as one of the most beautiful & holistic retreats in the Caribbean, Exodus Retreat caters to every guest – families getting away for quality time, couples escaping to paradise or friends celebrating life. No matter the occasion, or no occasion at all, Exodus Retreats impeccable service, delicious cuisine & personal care makes you feel right at home here in Jamaica' Located in the lush hillside of Cardiff Hall, Runaway Bay with 180 degree views over the Jewels 18 hole golf course and only 10 min walk down to the private residential beach. Relax and rejuve...This private Villa named Exodus Retreat comes with stunning 180 degree views incl. private chef & a poolside massage - Exodus Retreat can be rented as a 4-7 bedroom Villa with rates starting at $500/night for up to 10 ppl. 'Longstanding as one of the most beautiful & holistic retreats in the Caribbean, Exodus Retreat caters to every guest – families getting away for quality time, couples escaping to paradise or friends celebrating life. No matter the occasion, or no occasion at all, Exodus Retreats impeccable service, delicious cuisine & personal care makes you feel right at home here in Jamaica' Located in the lush hillside of Cardiff Hall, Runaway Bay with 180 degree views over the Jewels 18 hole golf course and only 10 min walk down to the private residential beach. Relax and rejuvenate your body during a 60min combination massage by our therapist Miss Dawn, choose between enjoying this under the almond trees, poolside or privately in the bedrooms sized bathrooms converted into a SPA. Come enjoy the tranquility of the turquoise blue sea and white sands by our private beach. Built in a horseshoe shape around a large oval shaped swimming pool with the living room and bedrooms opening out through large sliding doors onto a spacious veranda. Sleeping arrangements are as follows:- Room no 1 - 1 king sized bed - or - 2 single beds Room no 2 - 1 king sized bed - or - 2 single beds Room no 3 - 1 king sized bed - or - 2 single beds Room no 4 - 1 king sized bed & 1 double - or - 1 double & 2 single beds Room no 5 - 1 full sized bed Room no 6 - 1 full sized bed Room no 7 - Penthouse suite with private balcony, kitchen, loft and and bathroom. - 1 queen size bed and 2 singles, and 2 bed sofas available. Our full staff of a housekeeper, pool man & private chef Miss Monica, is working daily to serve you breakfast, lunch & dinner and any packed lunches if required. With 20 years of experience cooking in some of Jamaica's finest luxury villas, Miss Monica has knowledge of an array of appetizing traditional recipes, along with many other international dishes. Miss Monica is also willing to create a dish of your choice. Many guests wish they could bring her home with them. We also have a credit account with our local supermarket especially for our guests so food supplies can be delivered prior to your arrival or anytime when you are settled in. CATAMARAN CRUISE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST Sail to a private cove, sun bathe, snorkel or kayak. Eat freshly cooked lobster on the beach during lobster season or fish any other time. Loads of other attractions less than 30 minutes including Chukka Cove, Dolphin Cove, Dunn's River, Mystic Mountain and Green Grotto Caves etc.More
House Rules
Bathrooms
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
TV
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We are the original owners that commissioned a well known Italian builder to build our dream Villa. Located so it receives the bennefits of the West Indies Trade Winds, this is a home that has seen many life styles not to mention, in the early...More

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Eleonore M, VR Owner at Affordable luxury Villa perfect for families, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hello Mr McGrath, What an honor to hear that you are pleased with the development of the Villa and how it looks today. The bit of history about how Bob Marley himself used to come here to discuss politics and music is priceless, thank you...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

Me and my husband and 3 children stayed here for 1 week in December 2017 and we didn't want to leave! I had never had the luxury of a full staff catering to me, so I was in heaven! Miss Monica cooked up delicious breakfasts,...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were planning a family vacation to include my extended family- siblings, their kids and parents (a party of 13). I wanted a location that facilitated bonding plus fun as we did not plan to do tours outside. We wanted the location to provide somewhere...More

3  Thank Jaynia S
Eleonore M, VR Owner at Affordable luxury Villa perfect for families, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you Jaynia, it was our pleasure to have you and your lovely family come stay with us and we welcome you back anytime. Thank you again, Kind regards, Eleonore

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We spent 10 days in paradise. Andrew, Monica, Stephen, and Regina were amazing hosts. My husband and I took my parents with us and it was our best vacation ever! Ms. Monica is the best cook. We definitely wanted to take her home! Stephen and...More

Thank Sherry C
Management response:Responded 10 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate all feedback and welcome you back soon again to our beautiful Villa & staff. Blessings!

Reviewed 10 February 2018

We had planned our family reunion in Jamaica for a number of years and we had very high expectations. Clare and the Exodus Retreat Team exceeded them all. Andrew; the Villa Manager; Steven, Miss Monica, and Regina were attentive to our needs and made us...More

1  Thank Geoffrey D
About the Owner
Eleonore M
Languages spoken:Swedish, English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
Interaction with guests
Our housekeeper, Miss Evette is wonderful she is always happy to help with a smile, and if guests want privacy she respects that too. She has been with us for many years and is one of the family! Miss Monica is available to cook breakfast and diner, she is the best cook ever!! Everyone who visits want to take her home in their suitcases!! Steven looks after the gardens and the pool and is always happy to help too!!
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About the neighbourhood
Exodus Retreat is situated directly on and overlooking the golf course opposite the Cardiff Hotel and Spa and only 10 minutes walk from our private residents beach. We can arrange transportation to Dolphin cove, Dunn's River Falls and other spectacular attractions less than 30 minutes away. This is a beautiful area to come for a holiday, everyone is very friendly and welcoming, the beach is lined with almond trees offering shade, and there are a few bars and restaurants to eat amazing fish and other Jamaican We can also arrange a boating trip for diving, you will be picked up at the villa and then taken out for the day. Then when you arrive back you can relax with a Red Stripe beer at Sharkies by the sea - the perfect way to end the day.
Getting around
We use a reputable tour company and a coach, minibus or car is available on call for the duration of your stay. Prices vary according to distance of travel, amount of passengers and duration of excursion. Airport transfers are USD20 per person each way providing everyone travels in the same coach. Minimum cost is USD120 each way for a car of 4 people or less
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