About the property
- Hotel500 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
One unit with private bath and balcony, sleeps 4
Best view in Jamaica. Clean, private, inexpensive accommodations and unlimited peaceful vibes. Ease the mind, body and spirit in the tranquility of a tropical paradise. Spectacular sunrises and unforgettable sunsets. Undeveloped and uncrowded. Experience the real Jamaica – country style. Delicious, authentic, Jamaican cuisine upon request. Do what you want, when you want and leave your watch at home. You’re on “Jamaican Time” now. Excellent home base for exploring all of the natural wonders of Portland Parish.
High ceilings. Breezy. Best view in Jamaica. Two full beds (sleeps 4) with covered balcony, full bath (no hot water), full-size refrigerator, table. chairs, deck chairs, hammock, coffee/tea pot, plates, cups bowls & utensils. 5 minute car ride to beach or 10 minute walk. General store at bottom of hill. Plenty of places to eat and drink including world famous Boston Beach Jerk Center. Lots of cool stuff close by (hot springs at Bath, Reach Falls, Long Bay, Blue Lagoon, Folly Ruins, Nonsuch Caves, Port Antonio, Rio Grande River, etc.). Watch awesome sunrises and moonrises over the Caribbean from the balcony or from your bed or from the new pool/pooldeck. Unlimited IRIE vibes with the laid-back locals of Boston. On site manager/caretaker/chef will prepare breakfast and/or dinner upon request for a nominal charge. Must be a dog lover. 4 dogs on site that will make a racket when you arrive and be your best friend by the end of the day.
Surfing: Check waves from your balcony. Walk down and surf Boston with the friendly locals. Drive or hire a car to surf other nearby spots (North Coast, East Coast, South Coast). Uncrowded surf. Friendly locals. Unlimited Irie vibes. Longboard rentals available on premises.
Local scene: Small, rural, town on coast. Safe environment. SLOW pace of life. Friendly, spiritual locals. Only thing better than the view, the climate, the water, the waves, the food and the drinks are the friends you will make.
Nearby Attractions: Go to Reach Falls during the week and be the only ones there (04 minute drive). Walk the long Sandy Beach at Long Bay and get cold drinks right on the beach (15 minute drive). Stroll the craft market, bakeries, restaurants or check out the world-class Marina in Port Antonio (20 minute drive). Take a bamboo raft ride down the Rio Grande River near Port Antonio (35 minute drive). Eat at the world famous Boston Bay jerk center at the bottom of our hill. Visit the natural hot springs at Bath (45 minute drive). Swim, snorkel and relax at Blue Lagoon and Monkey Island (10 minute drive). Snorkel and Fins rental available on premises.
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 25, 2018
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Amazing stay at John's place!
From up Boston's hill, gorgeous view with roof pool, perfect place to chill and close to any Portland leisures,
Apartments are recent, well equipped and Jason, manager of the place, runs the place perfectly,
Thanks for taking the time to post a review acknowledging the view, pool, facilities and Jason's hard work. Thanks also for your patience and understanding when you made the reservation. It was our first booking since HomeAway made significant changes to their website and operations, including payments procedures and the presentation of prices. Your booking and our related correspondence gave me the opportunity to to fully update the details of my property on HomeAway. Thanks again. I hope you have the opportunity to stay with us again in the near future. Peace. JC
Nature, water, adventure
One of the best vacations by far!!
This property is like your own villa at a guest house rate. Views, sights, and sounds of all of Jamaica's gems. Make sure to take the back trail from the house to the beach...and try the jerk sausage with festival.
Huge thanks to Jason and his team for sharing the magic of Boston Bay!
Can't wait for the next stay.
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed the Caribbean Dawn experience, which includes our one of a kind facility, view, personal service and the Irie vibes of Boston Bay and Portland Parish. We look forward to your return. Peace. JC
Oh wow spectacular views natural air conditioner.
The walk to and from the property had so many water views to enjoy. About 8 beautiful beaches to enjoy within 30 minutes from the property. Daily climb will give you all the daily exercise you will need. I cannot wait to revisit
Thanks for taking the time to post a response. The water views all around and the opportunity to hike up and down the hill are two of several factors that makes Caribbean Dawn unique. Local beaches and coves are plentiful - too many to count! Some famous and popular (although not crowded), others unknown and deserted. Looking forward to your return. Peace. JC
Beautiful Views and Excellent Service
My fiance and stayed at this property for 3 nights and we were blown away by the amazing view the property had! We were greeted by Jason, who was very friendly and helpful throughout our entire stay. He recommended beautiful beaches, delicious food spots and fun activities for us to do. He accompanied us to Reach Falls and made sure we received wonderful treatment. We enjoyed the pool which was very clean and also had an amazing view. I highly recommend this property to anyone staying in Boston Bay! THANK YOU
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and Jason's personal service. Hope you have the opportunity to stay at Caribbean Dawn again in the near future. Peace. JC
Stunning Panoramic views
My husband and I had a short stay of two nights in the blue room. It was fantastic and too short of a stay. The room was clean, spacious, and had breathtaking views. The sheets smelled great and fresh, the towels also smelled fresh and were soo soft, the bed was comfy, and we appreciated the mosquito net over the bed.
The pool area was extremely impressive! What craftmanship! It looks really great!! And what a killer view from the pool!!
The view of the sunrise was amazing!
Even the walk down the hill wasn't too bad. Along the way we spotted pimento trees, cinnamon trees, pear, ackee, and a June plum tree.
Jason was great! Very down to earth and accomodating. His check ups on us were always timely and appreciated.
Most times its impossible to improve on perfection, but I have a suggestion, perhaps a ping pong table and/or a dart board over by the picnic table.
Overall, a fantastic stay that we would highly recommend to others. We will definitely be return customers.
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Thanks also for mentioning the freshness and softness of the linens and towels. Glad to hear that you found Jason down to earth, helpful and accommodating. We are constantly trying to improve the facilities and experience. Therefore, we greatly appreciate your suggestions. Love ping pong, but the strong breeze on the hill would probably blow the light ball of course. Darts is a great idea that I will happily implement. Look forward to your return. Peace. JC
A wonderfull view!
Very well situate. Rooms are very clean well equip with a balcony face to the ocean. Bed very comfortable and clean. The owner John is very helpfull and answer to all your questions, so don't hesitate to ask.
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed the Caribbean Dawn experience and hope you can visit again in the near future. Peace. JC
On a mountainside overlooking Boston Bay, in Portland Parish, Jamaica. Spectacular views. Cool breezes. Low Price.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Rates are based on single or double occupancy (1 or 2 people in a room). Additional charge of US$30 per night for each additional person in room. Maximum room capacity is 4 people. Fresh bed linens, bath and pool towels are provided at the start of each rental period. Towels are changed every 3 days (as needed/if requested) . Bed linens are changed weekly. Please note the towels we provide are for on-site use only (bathroom & pool) and should not be taken offsite for use at the beach or anyplace else.