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Beautiful Tropical Property!! Child friendly!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps up to 6 adults and 2-3 Children.

Fanta Sea Villa is a very nice 3 bedroom villa located in a lovely residential area in Runaway Bay, between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios. Our villa is on an acre of tropical land with fruit trees and lots of beautiful flowers. We overlook the golf course and are only minutes from one of the prettiest beaches in Jamaica. The villa is very open to the outdoors and has a beautiful heart shaped pool. It is great for honeymooners, couples & families. Housekeeper included. Cook is optional for an extra charge, either full time or part-time. Airport transfers are also available for an extra charge. Note: If you only need 2 bedrooms the price is $299 per night.

We have two gazebos, a small pond and golf carts for beach use.


SINGLES OR COUPLES: We have a lovely private suite that can be rented for $90 per night for 1 or 2 persons. The suite has its own private entrance, king size bed, bathroom, kitchenette and balcony. Airport transfers are optional.

Keywords: Private, View,

More Details

Pat Reed
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Pat Reed

Pat is originally from Colorado in the USA and Josh is from Jamaica.

Pat Reed purchased this villa in 1997

Why Pat Reed chose Runaway Bay

What more could we want...perfect location, perfect weather, great golf. The Caribbean Sea is unbelievable; warm water with visability beyond belief. White sand beach with all water sports available. What a great way to spend your winters! You'll love the Jamaican people!!

What makes this villa unique

Such a nice way to meet the Jamaican people and experience real Jamaican food. Private, no crowds, no schedules! The cook is optional, full or part-time. We will help you personalize your meals and order the groceries for you! You will love being catered to! Housekeeper is included. We also have a driver/van on the property for a very reasonable rate. No worries about doing your own driving! A trip you will love and want to return again and again!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Pat, thank you very much for sharing your home, we had an awesome time! The food and service was any resort we have ever stayed in. We understand that there will always be a few things that don't go your way when traveling and our biggest complaint is that we couldn't stay longer because the week went by way too quick...and yes we were discussing the possibility of returning next year. Thanks again, we absolutely loved our family vacation! Everything was like you said it would be or even better.
Dec 2010
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Runaway Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • A/C is limited due to high cost of electricity. 2 fans in each room, nights in JA are usually cool.
  • Cook/chief is optional for $25 per meal. Housekeeper is included as needed. Tips are customary.
  • Light laundry included. There will be a charge for excessive laundry.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Please check with the owner for special rates if you are interested in just 1 or 2 bedrooms. The 2 bedrooms on main floor have sinks/vanities located in separate area from toilets/showers.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • Please check with the owner for special rates if you are interested in just 1 or 2 bedrooms. Our 2nd bedroom can be set up with twin beds if requested. 3rd bedroom is located on the 2nd level with private entrance and kitchenette. Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The owners have 2 golf carts they will share with you for beach use, great for children or seniors. We have an onsite van/driver available for hire.


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Beautiful Tropical Property!! Child friendly!
average rating of 4.7 based on 21 reviews

Great property, great stay..

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from a week at Fanta Sea. The property and house are well kept complete with fruit trees, gazebos, hammocks, and a pool which the kids really liked. The staff was also very sweet and accommodating and included a cook, butler, and housekeeper. It was great being pampered with meals, cleaning, and laundry each day! Josh, the caretaker and security, can get a bit carried away but I think he had our safety in mind so I gave him some latitude. Kids loved the golf cart ride to the private beach!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Matt, Glad your family enjoyed your stay! I know our staff works hard to make that happen for you!! I know to some people it seems Josh takes his job of security (locking the house at night) a little to serious and to others they really appreciate it! He just believes in taking care of our guests. Happy New Year to you and the family! Looking forward to seeing you again!!
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Dream vacation

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, gracious staff and beautifully maintained villa. We had an amazing vacation in Jamaica and give this villa our highest recommendation!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and your family were awesome. Come again someday!
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Clarenville NL Canada

Best vacation ever!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this place to anyone. We all loved our relaxion time at the villa. Everyone is so friendly. We had a loss in our family and Pat and Joshua was so helpful in making this trip very precious and dear to our hearts. The cook Inez and the housemaid Sharon were both wonderful. Joshua made time to take us wherever we wanted to go and would wait for us with no pressure. We all came home with great memories and hope to visit with Pat and Joshua again. Thank you guys for everything!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, It was such a pleasure to have you and your family stay at our home. We love our guests from Canada!! So caring, considerate and generous! I'm happy we could help you enjoy yourselves for a few days since your terrible loss. Best wishes to everyone and hope to see you again someday! Josh and Pat
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Always a pleasure

  • 5 of 5

Last time I have been here : october 2014 for two weeks. I love this place and I would definitly return anytime. The set up, the environment, the owners all this make this place perfect for holidays when you need to feel like at home with friends.

I highly recommanded it for anyone you wants to stay in a peacefull area, not to far from the activities ( like Ocho Rios, etc...) the beach, different golf courses and so on.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greensboro, NC

A taste of Heaven

  • 4 of 5

To say that this villa was the most BEAUTIFUL place on Earth would be an understatement!! From the moment we drove up, I literally fell in love with Fanta Sea!! Pictures don't do the villa justice, and the beauty and ambiance of the place in the evenings was the epitome of PEACE AND TRANQUILITY.

By day, you can take a golf cart to the beach (make sure you know how to drive one), or pick you favorite spot by the pool or on the veranda and take in the ocean breeze. Or, you and your significant other can pick one of the gazebos in the lovely expansive gardens to spend a little quality time. The housekeeper is very sweet. There was a cook available, however we loved the housekeeper so much, we chose to pay her extra to stay for a full day and cook dinner. There is so much I can say about this villa. Due to my tendency to ramble, I will break it down in categories to make it simple.

Accommodations: Clean, spacious, comfortable, and PRIVATE. We were there in early June. For me, the daytimes were bearable because most of the time, there was a great breeze filtering through the villa and if it got too hot, the lovely heart shaped pool was at your disposal. As heat does indeed rise to the top, and the building is made of cement, the upstairs bedroom does get rather warm even with a breeze. A/C is available in the evenings, but on a limited basis. Make sure you negotiate the availability at booking.

Safety: One of the owners lives on site. A very gracious host, I always felt safe with him around. The villa sits back away from the road so you won't run into anyone who has no business on the property. Not to mention, there is a watch dog on the property who doesn't hesitate to make his presence known. He does not bite, however.

Children: Spacious villa and grounds, combined with a pool and nearby beach make this villa perfect for families with children! Don't forget the armband inflatable floaties!

Transportation: That was the one thing that became problematic for us. Having traveled from Kingston, I was appalled by the taxi rates in Runaway Bay. Food is NOT easily accessible, so bring plenty of groceries. The housekeeper will pick up groceries for you before coming, and Josh (one of the owners) is always available as a car hire. Ocho Rios is 30 minutes away. I would DEFINITELY hire Josh to take you into Ochi!! Lovely day. Also, have Josh take you to Scotchies for some jerk chicken, pork and sausage! The view is to die for!!

Nightlife: Not much in the way of

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you loved our villa. Thank you for such a nice review. Hope to have you again someday.
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So Lovely !

  • 5 of 5

I have been there many times and the last one was in May 2012. It is always a pleasure to go back and to feel like being at home with friends.

Pat and Josh are very friendly and respectfull with their customers. I highly recommend this place for a family stay and/or with friends and enjoy Jamaica, the people, the sea and the golf.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Montego Bay
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Runaway Bay
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Club House
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Runaway Bay
Car: not necessary

Cardiff Hall, Runaway Bay is a beautiful residential area. We are located on a lovely 18 hole golf course and only minutes from one of the most beautiful beaches in Jamaica. We are approx. 15 minutes from some of the most popular tourist attractions such as Dolphin Cove, Dunns River Falls, Rafting on the Martha Brae, a "new" Water Park, Mystic Mountain, the Blue Hole and much more.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

If you only need 2 bedrooms the rate will be $299 per night.

#1: 1 bedroom, upstairs private suite with bath, kitchenette & balcony.
(1 guest $80 US per night) ( 2 guests $100 per night).

#2: Complete main floor villa with great room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
Sleeps up to 4 adults and 1 or 2 children. ($300 per night)

#3: If you need 3 bedrooms, ($350 per night), you will be using the main floor villa plus the suite upstairs.
This is a great situation for guests that would like a little privacy.


2 and 3 bedroom rates "include" the maid/housekeeper and cook. Tips, groceries, and airport transfers are extra.

Note: If you would like a no worry "all-inclusive rate", please check with the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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