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Waterfront , minutes from the beach, self catering, 24 hr security,

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Split level apartment sleeps 2, fully equipped, central location

Carib Apartment - Ocho Rios

In the heart of Ocho Rios located on the Caribbean Sea is a self catering, split level one bedroom apt, king size bed, air conditioned with fulll bathroom and toilet downstairs. Separate living and dining areas, fully equipped kitchen, white sand beach, and water sport facilities easily available. Walking distance to centre of town, shops, banks and restaurants. Maid service. Linens provided, wireless internet, hair dryer,Cable TV, microwave and other comforts of home. 24 hour security.

Local attractions: Within a five mile radius you can easily visit the famous Dunn's River Falls, Dolphin Cove, Mystic Mountain for Bobsled ride and chair lift, horse back riding, Plantation Tour and two Botanical Gardens. Water sports available on your door step.

More Details

Owner
Belinda
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
July 31, 2017

Why Belinda chose Jamaica

Within walking distance to town, easy access to famous attractions...right on the ocean front and centrally located.

What makes this apartment unique

Walk to shops, clean, fresh looking and centrally located.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I am back in rainy cold UK now and would like to say a huge Thank You for allowing me to experience a very refreshing holiday in your lovely apartment. It looked just like the pictures and matched all the wonderful reviews. I am planning to come back at Xmas but haven't sorted out my dates yet & I hope when I do the apartment will be available for rent. Once again thank you & hoope to do business with you again soon. Please extend my thanks to Carmen who was very accommodating & charming.
Mar 2012
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Amenities

Ocho Rios Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet
  • All linens provided and hair dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 king
  • 1 King bed, en suite bathroom, air conditioned
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private airport transfers available upon request. Car rental also available Car and driver can also be arranged to take you on your sight seeing expeditions. Ten minutes away from the famous Dunn's River Falls, Dolphin Park, the famous Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Bar, botanical gardens and numerous other attractions. Ariel chair lift to Mystic Mountain and Bobsled ride ... Walking distance to restaurants and shopping areas including duty free. Let us have your food requirements and we will put them in for you.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront , minutes from the beach, self catering, 24 hr security,
average rating of 4.5789475 based on 39 reviews
5

Beautiful, comfortable..a perfect vacation spot...

  • 5 of 5

The Caribe condo was light and airy, with a wonderful "Beach" and "vacation" feeling to the decor. We loved the clear, full view of the sea from the living room and bedroom. The king-sized mattress was a dream, especially for someone like me...a fussy sleeper. Security at the condo complex was excellent and we felt safe and secure at all times. The walk to the beach took only minutes, and we usually went swimming at least twice a day. While we cooked often in the well-equipped kitchen, there are so many wonderful places nearby to eat, everything from very decent fast food just around the corner to fine dining in the nearby downtown. Belinda had provided everything a vacationer might want, including extra toothbrushes and toothpaste. We enjoyed happy hour out on the deck or watching the news on the large living room TV. During our three-week stay we rented cars twice to travel along the coast and inland to see the rich vegetation and interesting ports and small villages, as well as to connect with some of the Jamaican people. I definitely look forward to my next vacation at Caribe Condos in Ocho Rios, Jamaica!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your 3 week stay went by so quickly but you certainly got the vibes of the island and it's people. .I know you will be back for many more stunning photographs! Good to know 414 met all your needs and was comfortable. I look forward to welcoming you back one day soon!
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5

one of my favorite Jamaica properties

  • 5 of 5

First I want to thank Belinda for her kindness and availability. The apartment was so spacious and comfy and was exactly as the photos claimed it would be! The apartment was so cute and beachy and maintained perfectly. the wifi was also great. I had a couple work meetings that I had to Skype in for and I never had a problem with the wifi. I have stayed at Carib Apartments at a few different apartments and this one was easily the most comfortable. I loooove the view of the ocean and the security of the property which is why I prefer Carib to any other place to stay in Jamaica. I brought my sister there for the first time and she was so impressed with how comfortable and quiet it was. Ms. Carmen, the cleaning lady did such a great job keeping the house clean and she went above and beyond to make sure we were happy. I was so sad when it was time to leave and head back to NJ but I am happy to say I will be returning in a couple months for another week at this great apartment. Belinda was available to me every day via text or chat to answer any questions about local things I may need. To me the best part of my stay was our guide. I have another friend that owns an apartment at Carib and she recommended a guy that she knows and refers to her guests. He was amazing! His name is Levene and he literally did everything! He cooked for my sister and I every night, he drove us to the good grocery store whenever we wanted, he took us to different beaches and sites and hung out with us every day. the food was awesome and he made us fresh cucumber juice every day.. I love this place and cannot wait to go back. Also you should try some of the water activities at the beach on the property... very reasonably priced and such a fun time.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad everything worked out for you and my easiest guest to deal with by far! Thank you...and looking forward to seeing you in a couple months. :)
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3

Perfect and affordable with a million dollar view

  • 3 of 5

Nice split level with king bed in gated and secure complex. Belinda was exceptional host and recommended an exceptional driver named Dwayne that we used for a couple of days. The condo was a nice start and finish to our days of exploring. We spent a lot of our time on the balcony watching the ocean.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Just "OK"

  • 3 of 5

Our overall experience was OK. Not entirely negative and not entirely positive.

I will start with the positives:

- Our booking & payment process was seamless, Belinda, the owner was always fast to reply to our questions and had no issues with payment. So you do not need to worry about being scammed.

Key was ready for us upon arrival, which was later in the evening.

-Property is secure with several security guards there around the clock. Groundsmen always friendly too. Always feel safe.

- The view is amazing, like with all of the units in Caribe.

- Private beach is a short walk away.

- Very peaceful complex, no disturbances.

- wifi worked well and all the time with no issues

- Belinda was always available to answer questions

Some of the cons:

- Ants everywhere in the kitchen area! This was even before we bought food or used the kitchen. Got worse after we used the kitchen, and we made sure to always clean up after use as we could see it was already bad. Insect spray was left in the condo but only worked for half a day an they were back.

- Furniture (sofa & chairs) in unit very uncomfortable, seemed more like patio furniture

- TV was an old tube television and most channels were "unavailable" (please note we were there for two weeks so we had a few evenings where we just wanted to relax and watch TV and you could not do that there with the furniture and no channels)

- No phone for local calls. For us this was not a huge issue as we had a cell phone that we used a local SIM card in, but when one of us was out with the cell phone there was no way to contact anyone (ie: taxi, to book tours, call local places, call owner). If we did not use our own cell phone we would have been lost.

- the cleaning lady came once (we asked that she not come again) and I am not sure what she did other than report back to the owner that we left the AC running in the bedroom while we were out (which I know with 100% certainty that I shut it off before we left). I felt like a child in school getting tattled on. And to again “tattle” that someone else (my sister in law) was staying with us for longer than we had originally expected. Which I am unsure why this was an issue, as it wasn’t in the other unit we stayed in previously.

PLEASE NOTE that we have stayed at Caribe before, in a different unit that was much more "updated" and had none of the above issues. Also, during our stay we had two friends rent other units in Caribe and they also had none of the above issues.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

Good location as a pied a terre on the north coast, Do take Belinda's advice on eateries. Had a wonderfull time and would recommend this apt any time

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely having you and glad you had such a good time and enjoyed the food!! Hope to see you again soon! Belinda
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5

If we could give it TEN Stars!!!

  • 5 of 5

Belinda's customer service is any guest's dream! She is very thorough and genuinely interested in the experience of her guests and goes above and beyond(taking time out of her busy schedule) to ensure they are happy! We absolutely appreciated this and she made the process a breeze!

Wow...about the apartment...it was so welcoming with its calming colour scheme in tones of blues, greens and white..with a pop of yellow...when we came through the door! It was immaculate, smelled fresh and had all sorts of ammenities that showed a lot of forethought for her guests..such as towels, hairdryer, cooking utensils etc. There were even boos and games provided! All the appliances were clean and in good working order. The decor was simply beautiful.and matched the relaxation/seascape theme. It did not feel cluttered at all..as it was very light and airy, and the rooms were spacious, making relaxation that much easier. The apartment is smoke free which is great if you have sinus issues. Everything was well labelled with clear, friendly precise instructions/directions which took the guess work out of finding our way around the apartment (for example the different light switches were labelled according to the corresponding rooms). The security was friendly and professional as they patrolled very regularly and greeted guests. We felt very safe there.

We loved relaxing on the balcony/living room area and hearing the waves and feeling the sea breeze! The ittle beach on the property was great for taking photos and getting our feet wet, while admiring nature. There are nearby ammenities in the town nearby and entertainment spots..such as Prospect Outback Adventures where we had a blast! We also had a great little dinner at Scotchies..which is perfect for a rustic dining experience. We will definitely be back Belinda!! Thank you so much for lending us your little slice of paradise!

Its almost selfish to say that we most definitely recommend it..but at the same time we want to keep our yummy little secret to ourselves!! LOL!

Absolutely loved it!

Dwain & Georgette

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So appreciate your very accurate and precise review! You hit the nail on the head but apart from that... you both enjoyed yourselves and that's whats really important. You were fabulous guests, unplugging the fridge, stripping the beds, clean stove which all made my clean up a breeze! Truly a pleasure meeting you both. Mi casa is now yours for when you can get away from your busy schedules! Look forward to seeing you again soon! Belinda
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Montego Bay
Nearest Barpub
12 Metres
Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Sandals Golf & Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
15 Metres
Almond Tree Restaurant
Nearest Beach
12 Metres
Mahogany Beach at Carib
Car: not necessary

Ocho Rios is situated on Jamaica's north coast about halfway between Montego Bay and Port Antonio. Montego Bay airport approximately 1 1/2 hour drive. Carib is situated on Mahogany Beach, see map. The area offers varied beaches and lush tropical gardens. Stunning natural beauty combined with numerous activities, shopping and dining experiences. Local attractions include, swimming with the dolphins, infamous 600' Dunn's River Water Falls, chair lift to the top of Mystic Mountain for spectacular panoramic views and bobsled ride, Coyaba Gardens & Mahoe Falls, plantation tours, tubing, horse back riding and near by Bob Marley's birth place.

Other Activities: Swimming with the dolphins, sailing, river tubing, horseback riding, ATV rides, snorkeling, kayaking, Mystic Mountain Bobsled & ariel ride, botanical gardens

Photos

Rates & Availability

Ocho Rios Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Yearly
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$84
$644
$1,287
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$109
$708
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Groceries, for the client's account, can be brought in for arrival, upon request. Clean up service provided. Cook available on request for a small additional charge and she will take you to the local markets. Private driver for sight seeing excursions available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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