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Beautiful, private, 4-bedroom villa within Round Hill Hotel compound

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Summerland is a beautiful private home situated on 1.3 acres within the luxurious Round Hill Hotel compound. Its unique location atop Round Hill offers magnificent views of Montego Bay, pleasant tropical breezes and spectacular sunsets. The furnishings reflect the colonial ambiance of Jamaica with comfortable, contemporary furniture and antiques, designer fabrics, and mahogany accents. Meals are prepared to your specifications by a personal chef and served al fresco on the front and back verandas.

A full time butler, housekeeper, laundress and gardener complete the friendly and welcoming staff at the villa who will meet your every need but will never intrude on your privacy. The home also includes a membership to the exclusive Round Hill Hotel where you can enjoy access to the private beach and ocean side bars, infinity swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness center, spa, water sports, restaurant, shops and business center.

More Details

Property Manager
Prudy MacKenzie
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

I look forward to the opportunity of getting back there to stay.

Summerland is for us the ideal vacation home, we find it perfect in every way and far superior to all the other properties. I would describe it as Perfect taste!
Jan 2005
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Hanover Parish Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom suite - 1 king , The master bedroom has a private patio for tanning.
    Bedroom Suite 1 - 1 queen , This bedroom has a private entrance from the garden.
    Bedroom Suite 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be joined to make a king-sized bed.
    Bedroom Suite 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be joined to make a king-sized bed.
  • The master bedroom is on the opposite side of the house from the other bedrooms, for added privacy. French doors open from the master bedroom onto a private patio for sunbathing and allow direct access to the garden and swimming pool. A king-sized bed and private, en suite bath make this a completely self-contained space. Bedroom 1 has a queen-sized bed and a private entrance to the garden. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have two twin/single beds which can be converted to king-sized beds if desired. Bedrooms 1 through 3 have large closets and recently renovated private baths with tub/showers. Baby cribs available on request. Playpen also available. Please inquire at the time of booking.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A special amenity available to guests in this villa is membership at Round Hill ... just five minutes from the villa and one of the finest private resorts on Jamaica's North Coast. Membership entitles guests to access Round Hill's private beach, fitness club and tennis on hard-surface courts lit for night play and with a tennis pro on call. (Charges apply for tennis lessons and ball boys.) Round Hill also offers a jogging trail, gift shop, logo shop, beach bar, piano bar, Continental cuisine in the hotel restaurant ... and unforgettable long sunsets from the waterfront terrace. For additional charges, members may enjoy the spa, Pineapple Kids Club, a range of water sports and parties (Monday night beach party with bonfire, Wednesday Manager's Cocktail Party, Friday night is Jamaica Night with local entertainment). Note: Round Hill closes annually for a portion of September and October. Please check with the villa owner to determine exact dates of closure.


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Beautiful, private, 4-bedroom villa within Round Hill Hotel compound
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

Summerland is truly a great spot where families can feel right at home. The view from the pool overlooking Montego Bay is certainly "screensaver worthy". We spent hours every day just staring at the sea with cocktails in hand. We can not say enough about the staff that Prudy (owner) has assembled. They all get so much joy from meeting the travelers that come through. We loved Chubby's meals and Anthony's afternoon smoothies. Working with Prudy for the business end of taking a trip like this was a breeze and she is very responsive. We have recommended Summerland to many of our friends who know we frequent Round Hill.

So many memories made here and certainly a spot we will return to.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Down de way where de nights(and days) are gay...

  • 5 of 5

Summerland is one of the few villas that are "inside" the gates of Round Hill with all of the attending rights to Round Hill facilities (including free gym), but can be booked directly through the owner. Why does this matter? For one thing, much as we have loved Round Hill (and stayed in several of their villas) over the past 25 years, I do not love the very stiff rates that come with the villas they book and operate on behalf of the absentee shareholder- owners. For another, the latter come with proscriptions against any meals other than breakfast and so you are relegated to the Round Hill fare which is quite good but pricey or various options down the road to MoBay ( also pricey plus transportation costs). This would still work out OK, if you do not travel with the "chicken fingers, burgers and fries only" crowd as we often do.

This time, it was just my chicken-fingered 9 and 6 year olds and me looking for a nice place over Spring break. Lo and behold, Summerland came up during the internet search (just down the road from Ralph Lauren's gated lair), the price was right and I could secure the fellas their favorite fare, snacks, drinks etc. from the Mega Mart on the way in from the airport. The pictures and description looked just right.

And turned out right too. I could tell that Summerland has been around for a relatively long while and that it is not a modern and slick villa like Allamanda - indeed, quite the antithesis. It is an "old fashioned" Jamaica villa, with beautiful and mature landscaping, a huge and warm pool, nice view over Montego Bay, and comfortable but not fancy furnishings and amenities. An example would be the master bedroom which stands at one end of the villa by itself with en suite single-sink bathroom with shower only, decorated a la 1970s - actually most of the 3 bathrooms on the other side of the villa have been updated somewhat. But no outdoor "rain showers," soaking tubs or the like. Anyway, there are plenty of flat screen TVs, cable TV, WiFi, a cell phone you can use if you really need to and a lovely and good natured staff of five that is gracious and helpful at every turn. Anthony the butler can make whatever you need happen and Chubby the cook can turn out excellent meals plus her justifiably famous soups and chocolate chip cookies for the fellas. The walk down the hill to the Round Hill beach and amenities is a snap as is the golf cart ride back. Kudos to the owner and staff! We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind words. We consider Summerland a "home" not a HOUSE in which our guests stay and I'm glad you seemed to have felt the same way. The master bath is set to be remodeled in the fall of 2016 - the 70's called and they want their bathroom back! :) I look forward to working with you again in the future and thank you again for a great review!!
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Lovely Simple Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at Summerland over XMas. The house is perfect. It's beautiful, spacious, and very clean. It's also well layed out and the backyard is fantastic. The pool is big and there is a great view. The staff could not be nicer and more helpful in making your stay great! The cook is absolutely charming and she is for sure one of the highlights of this villa. If you want a relaxed and easy vacation on a beautiful piece of property, this would be the place. We slept great, ate great and all in all it was one of our best family vacations. I would recommend this house without any hesitation. Thank you Summerland!! See you soon:)

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville, TN


  • 5 of 5

I just returned from a week in Summerland and to say my stay and vacation was perfect is an understatement. The house is lovely, the view is spectular, the memories are irreplaceable, and the food is absolutely delicious (make sure to request banana pancakes). Most importantly, the staff is second to none... they you make feel at home, comfortable, and relaxed. Summerland is so lucky to have such an fantastic team. I cannot wait until my next trip to Summerland...which I planned immediately after leaving as I had to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mamie, thank you so much for your kind words. I can't agree more that we have such an incredible staff. The fact that Chubby and Utella have been with us for over 40 years says so much. We love them like family! I am so glad your return to Summerland was all you remembered from many years ago... Best regards to you and your family!
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  • 5 of 5

We literally can't thank pudy and the staff at summerland enough- the house was perfect and the staff is even better than we could have imagined! Chubby, Anthony and Utella were overly generous, friendly and genuinely happy people who loved our kids!! The trip couldn't have been better, honestly and we are now hooked on an annual trip to summerland. It is a truly magical and special place and we can wait to return and see everyone. This special place will not disappoint and is a real gem. We were so happy with our trip to summerland and extremely appreciative to the staff for making our week stress free and truly relaxing!!

Can't wait to return next year!!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. I love to share our home with others and there is no better compliment than a returning customer or a referral. From myself, and the entire staff at Summerland, we look forward to serving you again next year and many more to come! Prudy
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Spectacular Trip!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I went just for 5 days, but it was fantastic! The villa was very comfortable, the staff very accommodating, the Chef- Chubby just incredible. We had everything we needed at the villa, but also had a quick walk or golf cart ride to the amenities at Round Hill. The oversized swimming pool was great for my husband and I get to our morning swim in before a wide array or fresh fruit for breakfast. We are already planning our return trip! This is a must in Montego Bay, Jamaica!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The best compliment is a not only a returning customer but one that recommends our home to others. Thank you so much. We are so proud of our home and staff and LOVE to share it with others. We know you have so many choices where you can stay and are gracious you have chosen Summerland.
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Sangster International Airport (Montego Bay [MBJ])
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Round Hill Hotel
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
The Tryall Club
Nearest Motorway
800 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Round Hill Hotel
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Round Hill Hotel beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Use of resort facilities may incur additional fees. Contact us for information on minimum night stays.

Manager'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.