Private Cottage, Pool/Patio/Gazebo at Seaside - Romantic Sunsets - Near Negril.(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
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
- 1225 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Included
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 20%
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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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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Tansobak Cottage from the seaside patios. Seacave well in foreground. Woompffh
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.
Yoga in the seaside gazebo. View from the veranda.
Hammocks in the Almon trees.
Doctorbird suite front room to wet bar and fridge.
Looking up from the almond trees at the upstairs veranda/rooms.
View of Tansobak verandas for the sunset and sunrise rooms. Great sea breezes!
Sunset room with seaview and veranda.
Bananas from our fruit gardens on aloe.
Awesome sunsets from Tansobak seaside patios. Always breathtaking!
Relaxing in the sun on the seaside patios at Tansobak, Jamaica.
Blue water swim off the edge of Tansobak. Snorkel and explore the reef.
Yoga at Tansobak under the seaside thatch.
Seaview from the sunrise and sunset rooms from the bamboo balcony.
Doctor-bird suite bedroom.
Doctorbird suite front room.
Coral staircases to the upper rooms at Tansobak Cottage
Sunset room from the veranda.
Sunrise room. Views to the sea. King bed.
Every wonderful sunset is unique. Tansobak faces south for sunrise and sunsets.
Have a cool one at Tansobak Cottage, Jamaica. Enjoy, refresh, renew!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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