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Sandpebbles ... 50 paces to tranquility

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Powder Room, Sleeps 10

Come experience coastal living in your own private waterfront villa on Jamaica's north coast.

Offering 4 modern bedrooms with gorgeous en suite bathrooms in the most comfortable and luxurious setting on Bengal Beach.

Our indoor and outdoor living /entertainment area are equal in their ability to make you feel like you never want to leave. Whether you are cozying up with a novel, or stepping off the porch seconds from the Caribbean Sea, you will be in relaxation heaven. The surroundings include a beautiful, tropical garden nurtured for years of the proprietors loving hands.

More Details

Owner
Gizelle Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2018

About Gizelle Smith

My family has owned this house for eight years before we decided to turn it into a Villa....

It's a family run Villa, I am a property Manager, and my son Jason is also a Property Manager, and he does all the Airport Transfers, and any excursions you wish to go on...he has some ,really nice "Off The Beaten Track" adventures to take you on, so you can see our beautiful Island.

Upon arrival, please discuss with Jason , Tyrone or Romaine your Butlerrs, if you wish to go exploring, when, where and times. The advance notice will greatly be appreciated....

Gizelle Smith purchased this villa in 2008

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation villa rental in Trelawny Parish

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • Bathrooms contemporary renovation 2015. All 4 bedrooms have en suite bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms completely renovated in 2015 into a very modern eclectic feel. Pack & Play available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Sandpebbles was completely renovated and expanded in 2015 with the idea to turn our home into a vacation home for visitors to our island. The Villa has its own bus, and provides Airport Transfers, and any excursions you may wish to go on. 4 Passengers and above $25.00 one was Under 4 Passengers, $100.00 for the trip. Children under 5 are free, we do have a car seat. Excursions......Negril $100.00 per person Montago Bay. $50.00 per person Ocho Rios ......$45.00 per person Jason will be your driver, and he will discuss some really nice places to visit while on our beautiful Island. The Villa comes fully staffed with Cook, Butler and Housekeeper for no extra charge....

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.8965516 based on 29 reviews
5

Beautiful home with welcoming staff

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Sandpebbles. The house is very beautiful, airy with all modern conveniences. It has a lovely covered patio ideal for reading and enjoying meals outdoors or enjoying lovely sunsets. The staff were very friendly and professional and the food was out of this world! This was really a great place to relax and enjoy the beach, kayaking and unwinding in the pool. Really a wonderful way to enjoy Jamaica!

  • Submitted: 5-May-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was my pleasure to meet you and your beautiful family. We are so happy you enjoyed your vacation with us, and had your well deserved down time. It's always really nice to hear when our guests leave with great memories and we're spoilt Island style. Thanks for coming, and we hope to see you again. Gizelle
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5

Fantastic 10 day stay!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from an amazing vacation at Sandpebbles! We had 8 adults and a few children with us. Upon arrival we were greeted with cold hand towels and fresh lemonade. The photos of the house do not do this place justice!

The men in our group fished, snorkeled, kayaked and crab hunted daily. The kids loved swimming in the pool, lizard & frog hunting, searching for sand crabs, and playing in the sand. We had a couple fires on the beach and our last meal set up at sunset on the beach. We loved having the beach a few steps off the property!

We can not say enough good things about the staff, they really made our stay. Tyrone prepared homemade ice cream & smoothies poolside for the kids, made sure the pool and grounds area were clean before breakfast, coffee brewed daily, served us drinks, set up the fires for us, plus helped the ladies in the kitchen.

Dell prepares amazing food. We let her plan our meals for the most part and we weren't disappointed by anything! She even made us fresh crab cakes and lobster that the boys speared that day! The 1 yr old got sick on our stay and she went out of her way to go to the pharmacy to pick up some medicine.

Pauline on top of making sure the entire house was spotless, also helped Dell in the kitchen. The main areas of the house were always clean and so were our rooms, she even did laundry if we needed. We really can't say enough good things about the staff. Our vacation wouldn't have been what it was, without them.

Jason, had great suggestions for excursions. We did four on our trip. He took us to the Blue Hole one day and Bio Luminescence water at night, both are worth seeing and nearby! He also drove us to the store when we needed to- he was very accommodating.

Maybe a few things to note, groceries are not cheap, so plan to spend more than you're thinking. Get your hard liquor at the airport ,it's very expensive at the grocery stores. And if you are going with a larger group, just remember to be patient with the staff, island time is a little slower!

TIP them good, they deserve it!

Had a great stay Gizelle! You have a beautiful home and AMAZING staff.

  • Submitted: 2-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alicia, it was our utmost pleasure having you and your family and friends spend your vacation with us here at Sandpebbles. Thanks for all your kind words of the staff, truly appreciate taking the time to notice and comment on their hard work to make everything just perfect for the group. We hope you will come back and join us at SeaEsta when we get finished.
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Wakarusa, Indiana
5

Island Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Sandpebbles. We wanted something off the beaten path, a quiet, relaxing vacation and we found it here. It is an amazingly, spacious, clean island style home, wonderfully prepared for your stay. Soft breezes constantly blow through the house and patio. The estate is far more beautiful then the pictures. The staff, Tyrone, Dell and Pauline are excellent and were readily available to meet our every need. The meals were delicious, rooms were cleaned promptly every day and the pool and grounds cleaned and setup every morning. It was quite an experience to not make meals or worry about where to go for breakfast lunch or dinner, it was all there for us. There is nothing as good as freshly squeezed orange juice every morning. No worries Mon!

Jason was a great host, he took us to the market and on a sightseeing tour for a day. Had we stayed longer, we would have done more of activities available to us. But this was exactly the kind of vacation we planned, very laid back. Giselle made sure everything ws satisfactory and up to our expectations. She contacted us in advance to plan our 1st 3 meals of our stay so there was no rushing to the store on our 1st day. And be sure to ask Dell and Tyrone take you through the gardens, Dell will tell you about the fruits grown there and will pick those that are ripe to taste. You will find the fruit in your meals as well if it is ripe and plentiful.

The beach is quiet, you will have it pretty much to yourselves. There is a pickup point at the Far East end of the beach for the river rafters, so you will see them during the day. Otherwise it is very quiet. Sandpebbles provides all kinds of water equipment for your use, even kayaks to go out to the point to another beach. There is nothing you need to bring but your clothes for this vacation, everything you need is there waiting for you.

We are very pleased with our stay and are looking forward to going back for a longer stay next winter.

  • Submitted: 5-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, the pleasure was all mine to meet you and Denise. Totally enjoyed our talk under the tree. Thank you for all your lovely compliments, We appreciate it. It is always our aim to make all our guests have the vacation they dream of having. We are so happy to have made that possible. Looking forward to seeing you all next Spring.
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5

Beautiful Home With Friendly Helpful Staff

  • 5 of 5

This was my husbands dream of returning to Jamaica the home of his youth. The staff was friendly and extremely helpful. Dell made delicious Jamaican meals. Jason reomended and arranged travel adventures. We traveled with our adult son with autism and everyone was accommodating. We loved our trip and would not hesitate to recommend this rental to others traveling to beautiful Jamaica.

  • Submitted: 28-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Louise, it was my pleasure to meet you and Brian and the rest of the family. I am so glad you all had a good holiday. Especially happy that Jason was able to take you all around to show the entire family where Brian grew up and went to school and all other excursions. Please come back again and enjoy the land of your husbands birth.
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5

Beautiful villa will definitely stay again

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at villa with 9 friends for my 25th birthday and loved it. The villa was so beautiful and clean and the staff where also helpful. The food was great at times it did take a little long to be ready. I guess this was due to that there was 10 of us in total about from that the food was good. The rooms are super clean and the cleaner cleans every morning. My only complaint where the was not hot water after the first night but we never cared cause it was so hot anyway. Jason was super nice and understanding when we complained about the wifi and came over and tried to fix it. What people need to understand Jamaica wifi system is nothing like city internet so if your planning to try work from the villa this could be an issue so just get all that stuff done before you get there haha. I return to Jamaica next June for a family holiday so I might just rebook a stay

  • Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kristina, Thanks for your honesty of some of the issues you experienced. These always help with me trying to ensure that whatever problems their are that they are addressed immediately. The internet will always work on Island time, unfortunately their is not much I am able to do to rectify this issue, unless the company run the cables along our road. My apologies. I am so sorry your meals came out late, but the size of your group as you stated would have caused this, again I do apologize for this. All in all I am truly glad you had a memorable 25th Birthday, and hope to see you soon.
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Albany ny
5

Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

So happy we chose to stay at sandpebbles! Besides the awesome accommodations which were beyond our dreams, besides the amazing meals that Dell cooked for us, which were sooo much better then any hotel chain or restaurant could have ever provided, what we loved most was the personal touch and home town knowledge of Jason! From the minute he picked us up at the airport it was on. We stopped at a local spot for some juicy patties and I mean local. He knows all the right people and places to go and see if you want a truely authentic Jamaican experience. We also were very pleased with the works from, Pauline who kept our stay tidy and and clean. Tyrone and Romaine made sure the pool and the grounds were spotless as well as whipped up all our cocktails and served all our meals with great professionalism. We had dinner on the beach as well as a bon fire for our 4th of july celebration! We cant emphasise enough how much Jason provided , we saw the real jamaica , the real Jamaican people , "off the beaten path" which we thoroughly appreciated and enjoyed! And we fell in love with the beach dog that we named Emma that kept our hearts warm from the absence of our own pets! The memories from this vacation will be cherished for ever! When we do visit jamaica again we know where we will be staying!!

  • Submitted: 8-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt, Thanks for all your kind words. It warms my heart that you can come to our little piece of paradise with your family and enjoy what we call home. I am happy that Jason was able to make this happen for your family, especially for your son's summer vacation before heading off to University. Dell really is special with her meals, so glad you enjoyed them. I heard you tried a lot of our local dishes. You really got the true Jamaican experience. Thanks again, and we do look forward to you returning
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Montago Bay International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Coconut Lagoon
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Columbus Park Jerk Center
Car: not necessary

Sandpebbles is nestled between Ocho Rios which is 35 minutes NE of us, and Montego Bay which is 50 minutes NW. of the Villa. Here are some attractions around that guests may enjoy seeing.

Dunns River Falls

Mystic Mountain

Dolphin Cove

Green Grotto Caves

Chuka Tours

Greenwood Great House

Glistening Waters

Rose Hall Great House

Rafting on the Martha Bra River

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation villa rental in Trelawny Parish

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$1,232
C$7,298
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit C$265.38

Cancellation Policy

50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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