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Private Cottage, Pool/Patio/Gazebo at Seaside - Romantic Sunsets - Near Negril.

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Tansobak Cottage from the seaside patios. Seacave well in foreground. Woompffh

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

The private Tansobak Cottage is located away from the hustle and bustle and sits on the coral edge of the glistening blue waters of Jamaica’s south coast. The cottage is conveniently located in the middle of Little Bay which is a small and friendly fishing village bordered by two sandy beach bays. The property, a lush tropical acre includes bananas, grapefruit, oranges, tangerine, star fruit, key lime trees and exotic flowers and distinct orchids, bougainvillea, fan, royal and christmas palms and fragrant hybiscus.

You will enjoy our hammocks in the sea view almond trees and there are loungers on the sea front for sunning and relaxing. Tansobak has a unique saltwater pool built into natural coral boulders providing a perfect private spot for a quick cooling dip. At the sea edge of the patio is an ocean ladder for access to swimming and/or for snorkeling the reef. Watching the sea birds, fish rising and fishermen pulling lobster pots is always a great daily activity off of the edge.


Masks and snorkels for viewing the treasures of the sea and reef and a few mountain bikes available for exploring the area. Micro-fridge is provided on each floor for you to stock with your beverage of choice. Private baths are in each room with hot water showers.

Our 'cottage suite & rooms' are booked separately! Room rate is $120 per room, per night.

The main floor 'Doctor-bird Suite' has one bedroom with double bed, one bathroom with shower, a living room with a double futon convertible couch, wet bar with microwave and fridge. This unique suite has a first floor veranda facing the sea. The suite features handcrafted cedar carved closets and cabinetry and hand made wicker chairs.

The smaller upstairs 'Sunset Room' has a double bed. The larger upstairs 'Sunrise Room' has a king bed, microwave and fridge - Both second floor rooms have private baths with hot showers, verandas and wonderful sea views as well.

Natural air-conditioning is provided in all suites via large screened windows and ceiling fans. There is usually a good breeze at Tansobak. However, for an extra $10 per day, air conditioning, rarely needed, is available in the main floor 'Doctor-bird Suite'. Arrangements should be made at the time of reservation for this option.

A meal package can be added to the room rate for an additional $49 per person, per day. Your meal package includes fresh cooked breakfasts and dinners which can be served at the seaside tables or on your own veranda - Your choice!

Tansobak meals are all home made and often include the catch of the day by local fisherman. Fresh caught snapper, tuna and lobster and other varieties alternate with jerk or stewed chicken. Meals are cooked with vegetables, potatoes, plantain or rice and beans which make the dining experience truly Jamaican and wonderful at Tansobak. Fresh fruit of the island such as orange, papaya, mango, banana or pineapple also make the juices or slices truly sweet treats for guests. Our staff serves your meals and make the dining fun for all.

Meals must be booked ahead with a three consecutive day minimum so the freshest ingredients are included.

Our staff include, a housekeeper, a caretaker, and a night attendant, all there for your comfort. Meal plan guests will enjoy the attention of our wonderful cook and servers hospitality.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1225 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Sunrise Room: 1 king, 1 baby crib

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  • Sunset Room: 1 double, 1 baby crib

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  • Doctor-bird Suite: 1 double, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Seaside acre facing south with east sunrise and west sunset views. Beautiful seaside patios, salt water cool down pool, sun deck, seaside thatch gazebo with ocean ladder for snorkeling and swimming....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    With booking the meal plan your breakfast and dinners will be fresh cooked in our kitchen, Jamaican style and will be served by our staff at the seaside or on your veranda facing the sea, your choice!...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$120

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 20%

Notes:

The room price listed is for renting, one single room, with one bed (double occupancy).

Additional persons add $60 per person per night for additional rooms.

Group Rate: Rent the entire cottage for $300. per night, up to 6 adults.

A breakfast and dinner meal plan can be arranged upon arrival with our cook.

Please note: There are NO visitors allowed on the property for the safety, well being and enjoyment of other guest(s)/owners. This is a secured property and only persons on the guest list will be permitted.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tiki's Guinip Tree
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Negril Hills Golf Course
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
JamWest Speedway and Adventure Park
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tiki's Guinip Tree Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Little Bay Beach
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Like many travelers seeking some sun during the cold winter months, Michele and Denis found Little Bay and fell in love with the friendliness and wonderful spirit of the community. On one of those late evenings having “wouldn’t it be nice conversations” we saw ourselves making an investment in our future in this remote fishing village. Away from the bustling tourist areas and far from the cold northern winters we founded Tansobak Cottage and have been nurturing the one acre seaside cottage and landscape with buildings and gardens since 1998. It is still our home away from home and those who come to enjoy our place of peace feel the vibes, it’s just sweet and carefree. Guests are cared for and our staff have been with us from the beginning and have become family to us.

Why the Owner Chose Little Bay, Jamaica:
Little Bay is a small and friendly fishing village that has been relatively undeveloped with other than small cottages, local restaurants and shops. It sits in a remote location 12 miles southeast and away from the vacationing crowds of Negril. Our guests have found that while going in to Negril for the beach, food, music and other attractions is great, they are so happy to return from the hustle and bustle of the crowds to the peace and tranquil seaside hammocks and saltwater pool at Tansobak Cottage. Visiting the local shops, the all age school, meeting the locals over domino games in the small thatch, bamboo or wood clad bars or at the beach for volleyball or an evening soccer game is a common pastime for guests. Little Bay visitors really get to know the culture and lifestyle of the local fisherman and farmer Jamaicans. Artists have come to Little Bay and left their mark of artistry on the sides of the shops over the many years and photographers and artists find the Little Bay area remarkable in inspiring subjects to render in their own unique styles. Little Bay is the location for one of Bob Marley's island getaway homes and the local swimming hole is still located next to that property though only fragments of Marley's original dwelling remain. Locals can tell wonderful stories of Bob's time in the Little Bay area and the history of the area is rich with interesting details, just ask anyone here, they would enjoy talking to you and swapping stories. While Tansobak Seaside Cottage offers simple room rates we recommend the wonderful meal packages. The food is prepared Jamaica style just for our guests by our local cook who, if we can brag just a bit, is one of the best in the area. The variety and selection of seasonal island fruits and meats, fish, lobster, rice with coconut, pumpkin n' peas is ample for any appetite if you choose this option.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Little Bay itself is a friendly Jamaican community that loves visitors. The Tansobak Seaside Cottage is in a private location on the sparkling blue Caribbean that is relaxed and away from tourist crowds and the hustle and bustle of the resort areas. Our present staff have served our guests for over 15 years and enjoy making sure your getaway is enjoyable and relaxing.


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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

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Photos

  • Tansobak Cottage from the seaside patios.  Seacave well in foreground.  Woompffh

    Tansobak Cottage from the seaside patios. Seacave well in foreground. Woompffh

  • Guest preparing to jump off the patios into the surf off tansobak.

    Guest preparing to jump off the patios into the surf off tansobak.

  • Hot and sunny days then a quick cool down in the saltwater pool.

    Hot and sunny days then a quick cool down in the saltwater pool.

  • Yoga in the seaside gazebo. View from the veranda.

    Yoga in the seaside gazebo. View from the veranda.

  • Hammocks in the Almon trees.

    Hammocks in the Almon trees.

  • Doctorbird suite front room to wet bar and fridge.

    Doctorbird suite front room to wet bar and fridge.

  • Looking up from the almond trees at the upstairs veranda/rooms.

    Looking up from the almond trees at the upstairs veranda/rooms.

  • View of Tansobak verandas for the sunset and sunrise rooms.  Great sea breezes!

    View of Tansobak verandas for the sunset and sunrise rooms. Great sea breezes!

  • Sunset room with seaview and veranda.

    Sunset room with seaview and veranda.

  • Bananas from our fruit gardens on aloe.

    Bananas from our fruit gardens on aloe.

  • Awesome sunsets from Tansobak seaside patios.  Always breathtaking!

    Awesome sunsets from Tansobak seaside patios. Always breathtaking!

  • Relaxing in the sun on the seaside patios at Tansobak, Jamaica.

    Relaxing in the sun on the seaside patios at Tansobak, Jamaica.

  • Blue water swim off the edge of Tansobak.  Snorkel and explore the reef.

    Blue water swim off the edge of Tansobak. Snorkel and explore the reef.

  • Yoga at Tansobak under the seaside thatch.

    Yoga at Tansobak under the seaside thatch.

  • Seaview from the sunrise and sunset rooms from the bamboo balcony.

    Seaview from the sunrise and sunset rooms from the bamboo balcony.

  • Doctor-bird suite bedroom.

    Doctor-bird suite bedroom.

  • Doctorbird suite front room.

    Doctorbird suite front room.

  • Coral staircases to the upper rooms at Tansobak Cottage

    Coral staircases to the upper rooms at Tansobak Cottage

  • Sunset room from the veranda.

    Sunset room from the veranda.

  • Sunrise room. Views to the sea. King bed.

    Sunrise room. Views to the sea. King bed.

  • Hummingbirds everywhere.

    Hummingbirds everywhere.

  • Every wonderful sunset is unique. Tansobak faces south for sunrise and sunsets.

    Every wonderful sunset is unique. Tansobak faces south for sunrise and sunsets.

  • Have a cool one at Tansobak Cottage, Jamaica. Enjoy, refresh, renew!

    Have a cool one at Tansobak Cottage, Jamaica. Enjoy, refresh, renew!

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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