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Best fully equipped Villa in Negril

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

6 bedroom/ 6 bathroom ranch

Private, spacious new-build, 6 bedroom/ 6 bathroom ranch with pool. Large beautiful, private lot with fruit trees and flowers.

Fantastic, well equipped open-plan kitchen, with settings for 16 persons.

On site parking, caretaker/ security man with abundant local knowledge. Perfect for large family. Easy walk to Rick's cafe.

This house was designed hacienda-style with all rooms opening onto the central courtyard pool area. The entire pool area and living space enjoys total seclusion with no neighbouring properties able to see in. The large kitchen acts as the main communal area and comfortably seats 16.

Each bedroom is fully air conditioned and has its own bathroom and opens onto the pool making it ideal for a mixed group to enjoy privacy from one another.

Amenities include fully air conditioned bedrooms,laundry facilities, dishwasher, cable television,fully equipped kitchen, towels and bedding.

WIFI (included for free)

We have full high speed internet and wifi.

The internet is operational 98% of the time, however it's subject to disruption occasionally .We can't be held responsible for disruptions due to Jamaican infrastructure.

BEDROOMS (air conditioned)

Master bedroom has a king bed and a pull-out sofa bed .With private ensuite bathroom.

One bedroom has a Queen bed and a bunk bed .Private ensuite bathroom

One bedroom has a Queen bed only .With private ensuite bathroom

Two bedrooms have double beds with a shared bathroom.

One bedroom has 3 single beds with private bathroom.

Pull-out sofa in living room.

Extra mattresses also available.

Sheets and towels are provided.

Guests of the ranch have exclusive run of the place, although the amiable neighbour, who is the caretaker, is there when you need him.

TRANSPORTATION

We can also recommend secure taxi drivers if you don't want to use your own vehicle.

OUR TRUSTED DRIVERS FARES:

To and from Montego bay or Airport $25usd/adult one way.

These drivers can be called directly to Rancho Relaxo

VEHICLES available:

13 person bus ; Driver Dean 1-876-328-4711

Van 8 persons ;Driver Mr Garvey 1-876-439-8614

Wagon 4 persons

Sedan 4 persons

Set in the quiet suburbs of Negril.

The ranch is seven miles from the main beach so you will need a car. There is plenty of secure parking within the gates of the ranch.

Self catering , with options to hire staff to clean or cook ,for extra money ,depending on number of guests and how often.

More Details

Property Manager
Paul MacInnes
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Paul MacInnes

Father of two. Fluent Spanish and english.I have been travelling to Jamaica for 25+ years and have fallen in love with this vibrant island and it's wonderful ,friendly people.Rancho Relaxo is my dream home and I plan to retire there.I also own the villa next door which I purchased in 1998 and has also been a successful guest house for many years.I believe that if you give Jamaica a visit you will become enchanted as well.I have extensive knowledge of the island and would be happy to answer any questions you may have. Enjoy

Paul MacInnes purchased this house in 2007

Why Paul MacInnes chose Jamaica

This was an empty lot beside my other house which I have owned since 1999. I always wanted to be on the water until I witnessed a hurricane. I decided it was easier to go to the water than rebuild continually as my neighbors on the water have to do more often than one could guess.

What makes this house unique

Security goes hand in hand with privacy, that is the best feature of this house. You have complete control over your interaction with the outside world(an oasis) that only those who stay at Rancho will be a part of. The house is newly built(2010) so everything is in perfect working order. Our neighbors are a nice mix of foreigners and locals which makes interaction easy if desired.This is a unique because you will have a memorable experience that just can not happen in an all inclusive hotel who's bottom line is numbers and profit.We will entice you to return again &again. Respect Paul & Tania

Amenities

West End House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • guest bathroom in pool area outdoor flush toilet for guests
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , living room has a sofa bed(pullout)
  • All bedrooms have private bathroom,except 2 that share
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • caves
  • forests
  • nude beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Best fully equipped Villa in Negril
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
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5

Beautiful home with plenty of space

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I (9 total) had a WONDERFUL stay at Rancho Relaxo! There was plenty of space for us all. We’re already discussing our return!

Sophia was great from arranging airport pickup and checking in to make sure we were fine during our stay. Chef Wen cooked for us one night and the food was AMAZING. It was the best meal we had our entire trip.

The house is situated in a good location and is a great alternative to staying at the resorts. We were able to live like the locals!

The photos really do not do the house justice. It is gorgeous in person and I thank the owner Paul for allowing us to stay in his home!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback we enjoyed hearing that you were comfortable.
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Relaxing

  • 3 of 5

Hello, Our stay at Rancho Relaxo was pleasant although there were a few hiccups. The villa had the room for a large party and the layout was ideal. The kitchen is incredibly big but could use ceiling fans at minimum for some comfort. Due to the layout of the villa the kitchen/dining area is the only place everyone could sit and eat together but the heat can get a bit unbearable. Also, someone should be available for general clean up for the guest. Nobody want to go on vacation and have to wash dishes, make beds etc. Paul was fantastic to see this was a need and since it was advertised on the web page he provided this service however it was only for the bedrooms everything else was on the guest. I've rented many villas in Jamaica and this was the first time I've encountered this. Sophia and Gummy were very friendly and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always appreciate feedback and aim to make improvements based on suggestions. I would like to clarify that we have an option to hire Sophia to come everyday for an extra fee as stated in the description.Nowhere in the description does it say that Sophia will do your dishes for free. Yes Jamaica is hot especially in August!! Our home follows Jamaica building code ,which prohibits overhead fans with gas stoves in the kitchen,for fire safety regulations. All other rooms have overhead/ceiling fans. We are disappointed that you found the description confusing and encourage everyone to read the description thoroughly. Thanks ; Paul
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5

We Loved it!! Definitely returning

  • 5 of 5

Rancho Relaxo, Is Everything it stated is was. The owner Paul, responds very quickly to your communication. He set us up with Sophia, whom was very Helpful from the Beginning to the end. I Loved that we each had our own rooms, with Doors that locked. The outside pool, which we sat by each night and looked up at the stars. The place was nice and clean. Deen our Driver was amazing, and help set us up, with many of our excursions, And Grocery shopping.

The kitchen is a full size kitchen, which was great. I Loved that it is a Locked gated property, with cameras.

Thank you Again Mr. Paul, Angela H

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback. We always like to hear that you were comfortable.
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Olympia, WA
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We'll be returning, for sure: the pictures don't really do justice to how nice the rooms and living areas (and kitchen!) are.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Everyone says the same thing about the photos not doing justice to the house. I prefer people to be pleasantly surprised by the place when they arrive.
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5

Great place for a family to stay

  • 5 of 5

Firstly we would like to thank Paul for allowing us to stay in his lovely home. We stayed for a month as we were attending a family wedding, followed by a reunion which was held at Rancho Relaxo. Paul gave us plenty of information and even assisted with names and numbers for a local dj and other things.

We had 17 people staying in the Ranch including children and we did not feel squashed together. My family being the largest with 2 adults and 5 children all stayed in the master bedroom, with plenty of space for us all.

Gummy was always there to help when we needed, probably spending most of his time picking Guinep for the children to eat!!

Sophia made sure all our needs were taken care of for us all to be comfortable for the duration of our stay, and Wen helped with all the food prep and cooking for the reunion.

Definitely recommend staying here, pictures do not do Rancho Relaxo justice.

Thanks to you all Samara and family

P.s here is a little review from another family member who stayed at Rancho Relaxo with us:

Overall, we experienced a really pleasant stay at Rancho Relaxo. The rooms were all a comfortable size with the option to have a bunk bed. This also included air conditioning and a decently sized bathroom. The kitchen and garden was large enough to accommodate such a large family with all the essential utensils that were needed. An added bonus was the indoor swimming pool, were we spent many days cooling off in and lounging around the pool. This Villa provided us with all the necessary things that we needed to have a very relaxing holiday, for both adults and children.

However, if we ever needed help we could always reach to Wen, Sophia and Gummy. I cannot emphasis enough how helpful and good spirited these people were. They made our stay even more delightful by not only looking after the villa, but also being really easy to contact and talk to.

On one occasion, we did experience a shortage of water and electricity, due to a storm in Jamaica, however everything was up and running within the next day.

We would recommend staying here for people of all ages to get a lovely experience of Jamaica.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing 30th birthday!!!

  • 5 of 5

I came to Rancho Relaxo to celebrate my 30th birthday with 11 close family and frIends. Everything I read online about the house and other reviews were spot on! Starting at the airport. Our driver dean was there waiting for us patiently and was there for us through the trip. He was truly amazing, funny, and a genuinely good person. When we arrived at the house Sofia was there to greeted us and give us a tour of the house. She was amazing. I felt like she was family. The house itself is spectacular. Perfect for my group. Everyone had their own rooms and everyone could be together in the center of the house and enjoy the pool. The kitchen was a dream. Everything you need. Wen came and cooked breakfast and dinner for us! One of the best food we had EVER! Just amazing and such a great person. We went to eat at Murphy's TWICE! Best curry chicken ever! And Murphy himself makes the experience better. We ate at Zest ( recommendation from dean) right on the cliffs of Negril. Spectacular views and food. Everything during the trip went exactly as planned. We did two excursions and really got to experience Jamaica as locals. Everyone in my group enjoyed themselves so much. We all want to go back immediately. Thank you Paul for being such a great host and sharing your utopia with us! It truly was magical!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
montego bay
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
negril hills
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
seven mile

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Rates & Availability

West End House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$259
$1,813
$4,336
 
 
high
Nov 1 2017 - Apr 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$433
$2,759
$6,703
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$505
$2,326
$5,520
 
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 1 2018 - Oct 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$308
$2,326
$5,520
 
 
Nightly Rate
Oct 31 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$308
$2,326
$5,520
 
 
Nightly Rate
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 17 2018
3 night minimum stay
$387
$2,326
$5,520
 
 
Nightly Rate
Dec 18 2018 - Dec 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$464
$2,326
$5,520
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$394
$2,326
$5,520
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $78.86

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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