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Oceanview and mountain breezes

Saint James Parish, Jamaica
  • Villa3500 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay4 - 5 nights

Private four bedroom staffed residence in premier location

At Skylark the terrace and pool enjoy the warm ocean views and breezes. Guests will be pampered by our skilled staff who will cook, clean and make guests feel welcome in a real home away from home environment. Skylark is located on a hill above Half Moon Bay amongst (2) acres of gardens providing privacy and security. Living room and dining room feature high cathedral ceilings with giant French doors and ceiling fans opening onto the terrace and pool. There are 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. There is an outdoor dining pavilion that overlooks a tropical garden of fruit trees and giant cotton tree that would date back to the colonial time. Our skilled staff includes a cook, chambermaid, and houseman. A Pack-n-play, highchair and rollaways are available for families with little ones. We have cable TV though out, WiFi and a VOIP phone that has a domestic US exchange for free calls to the continental US.



Member Since 2004
Response rate:
Response time:
within one day
english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Oliver

The Maloney and Albright Families have maintained and enjoyed Skylark Villa with their families and valued guests since the late sixties.

Oliver purchased this Villa in 1968

Why Oliver chose Saint James Parish

Our wonderful staff makes all our guests feel at their own home away from home. Our new pool provides a new level of luxury that features hot tub, sun shelf and infinity edge to soak up our Caribbean water views.

What makes this Villa unique

walk to Half Moon Resort in 5 minutes


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king
      • Bedroom 4
        2 queen


        • 4 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom
          toilet, tub, shower
        • Bathroom
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom
          toilet, tub, shower
        • Bathroom 4
          toilet, shower

          Location Type

            • Mountain View
            • Near The Ocean
              Half Moon Bay
            • Ocean View
              overlooking one of the most beautiful natural beaches in Jamaica, Half Moon Bay
            • Resort
              Half Moon Resort


                • Adventure
                • Budget
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Catering available


                        • Living Room
                          50 inch TV
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Basic Soaps
                        • Ceiling Fans
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Alarm Clock
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Safe
                        • Telephone
                          free U.S./ Boston (617) exchange VOIP local Jamaican phone number (876)
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Wireless Internet


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Cathedral ceiling, granite counters
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              fine china and glassware
                            • Refrigerator
                              with icemaker
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Child's Highchair
                                • Dining
                                  out door dining terrace for moonlight dining
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 8 people


                                    • CD Player
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                      in living room and bedrooms
                                    • VCR


                                        • Barbecue
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Patio


                                            • wheelchair accessible

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Hot Tub
                                                • Private Pool

                                                  Onsite Services

                                                    • Daily Maid Service
                                                    • Staff


                                                        • churches
                                                        • duty free shops
                                                        • health/beauty spa
                                                        • museums
                                                        • playground
                                                        • rain forests
                                                        • restaurants
                                                        • water parks
                                                        • waterfalls

                                                          Leisure Activities

                                                            • miniature golf
                                                            • antiquing
                                                            • bird watching
                                                            • boating
                                                            • eco tourism
                                                            • horseback riding
                                                            • beachcombing
                                                            • outlet shopping
                                                            • paddle boating
                                                            • scenic drives
                                                            • shelling
                                                            • shopping
                                                            • walking

                                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                                • ATM/bank
                                                                • Babysitter
                                                                • fitness center
                                                                • groceries
                                                                • hospital
                                                                • massage therapist
                                                                • medical services

                                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                    • sailing
                                                                    • cycling
                                                                    • fishing
                                                                    • golf
                                                                    • hiking
                                                                    • kayaking
                                                                    • paragliding
                                                                    • parasailing
                                                                    • rafting
                                                                    • deepsea fishing
                                                                    • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                    • snorkeling
                                                                    • snorkeling/diving
                                                                    • surf fishing
                                                                    • swimming
                                                                    • tennis
                                                                    • water skiing
                                                                    • water tubing
                                                                    • wind-surfing


                                                                        • 3 kings or 6 twins, 4th bedroom has: 2 queens, 2 cots. are availble. Pool; TVs in every bedroom, DVD player., Free Vonage phone service

                                                                          House Rules

                                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                          11 Reviews


                                                                          Latest reviews

                                                                          The best vacation!

                                                                          Jennifer S.Chicago, IL

                                                                          9 of my family members came to Jamaica to celebrate my parents 50th wedding anniversary. We had 6 adults and 3 kids. The accommodations could not have been better. I'm a picky traveler and I really don't have anything that I would have changed. We enjoyed ourselves so much at the house that I only left twice in 7 days and that was to go to the beach. The staff is sooooo incredible. When we arrived Howard served up amazing rum punch and a smoothie for our son. Sonia cooked fantastic local dishes, but will work with you on whatever you want. The first day she already had some food in the house and then day 2 a few people went with her to the grocery store to stock up for the whole week. We spent one afternoon at the very lovely Half Moon Bay resort and another at the beach club. We hired Mr. Johnson for the week to drive us around since we had so many people. He took all the boys to Dunn's River Falls one morning and was terrific. The pool has been recently redone and is as beautiful as the pictures. There are 3 Bedrooms with king beds and one with 2 queens. Even though they aren't all shown in the pictures, each is equally beautiful. And all the bathrooms are well appointed. Karen - the housekeeper - will do your laundry every day and have it folded on your bed by the afternoon. All the staff had an amazing talent of keeping things running smoothly and clean, but never being in your way or intrusive. They were truly lovely. I hope to come back to this amazing spot soon.

                                                                          Wonderful Stay!

                                                                          Dave H.

                                                                          Wonderful home and professional warm staff who will take care of everything. They go above and beyond to make sure your stay is memorable. Thanks Skylark Team!

                                                                          a slice of Heaven

                                                                          every thing was super.food and staff and villa!!

                                                                          Impressive location with equally impressive staff

                                                                          Gaurav S.

                                                                          I'm always worried that the pictures posted make the place look even better than it actually is. This is not the case with Skylark! The villa and the views are just like the pictures. Just a short ride from the airport and all the resorts makes it an ideal location. The staff was phenomenal as they catered to our needs. Breakfast and dinner were provided when we requested and felt as if we were fine dining. The rooms were always cleaned and set to the ideal temperature depending on the time of day. Our questions were answered immediately. There were times we decided to just hang in the villa rather than go explore the rest of the island. I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway!

                                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                                          We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Skylark. Please come back soon.


                                                                          Best Vacation Ever!!! Aug9-13 2017

                                                                          Hector C.

                                                                          Our stay at Skylark was amazing. The staff (Howard, Snoja, Karon) couldn't have been better, they went above and beyond our expectations. Our driver Mr. Johnson (Johno) took really good care of us gave us, always showing up on time and giving us tips on what to and not do in the island, we felt really safe with him as our driver. Any excursion we wanted to do he knew exactly where to go. I would suggest having Mr. Johnson drive you around, as we noticed that drivers in Jamaica can be really hectic to say the least. As for the house the pictures could not do it justice, it is a beautiful place to stay. There is nothing bad that I could say about my stay at Skylark, my family and I will definitely make a return visit.

                                                                          Beautiful Property

                                                                          SAFIYA B.

                                                                          We stayed at Skylark for 6days and we had a very nice stay. The property is beautiful and well kept. It's clean, the pool is great and there is an AC in each bedroom that worked well. Ms Sonia is the cook and her food is delicious. Some things to note, the bedrooms are separate from the main house (i.e. Kitchen, living room), it's in a gated community so you need to use remote to get in and out. Overall a good stay.


                                                                          Saint James Parish, Jamaica

                                                                          Beaches and golf (3 championship courses) are nearby. Tennis, riding, sailing, shopping and water sports are nearby.

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                                                                          11 Reviews
                                                                          Excellent 4.6/5
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