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The Resort at Wilks Bay

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful gem with the warmest of hosts. Put your travel guides away and let James help you plan your stay. We visited with our two 20 yo children - so much to explore or, if you choose, idle away the time at the resort. Hoping to return someday.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay at Wilks bay. The bay, rooms pool and grounds were all exquisite as was the housekeeping and home cooking from Nadine. Mary was so helpful she even managed to make a tropical storm disappear so we could have a few days snorkelling. If you like doing this, the reef is recovering nicely and we saw plenty... More 

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Barcelona
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an exceptional stay; a warm and personable, tailor made experience. Our first time to stay in Port Antonio and we loved every moment. Mary is such a generous and knowledgeable host, she made this experience unique by taking us to various nooks and crannies of Port Antonio such as to see The Jolly Boys play at Geejam, to... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you stay at a special place, part of you wants to keep it a secret, the other part of you wants to share it with the world so everyone can experience it. Wilks Bay is special. Our hosts Mary and James and their wonderful team make it that way. It is a place to experience Jamaica (if you want... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing stay at the Wilks Bay Resort. James and Mary are great hostesses and paid attention to detail. Stacy was incredible; her meals were to die for. It's safe and the staff are all nice and trustworthy. They were a fun crew especially when the music is playing. I would recommend this place a billion times.

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New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed at Wilks Bay for my friend’s birthday weekend. This place is magical!!! The view, the service and all the staff are exceptional. Mary and James are the owners, and they ensured we had everything we needed. When we arrived at the villa, our lunch was nicely laid out overlooking the water. There were lots of coconuts waiting for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

I have traveled the world and stay in many different hotels in nearly 40 countries however this is the first time I am writing a Tripadvisor review. This is the best service I have ever experienced without doubt. We have two young children and James and Mary and the entire staff went out of their way to make our stay... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

After living in jamaica for two years and going to all the popular resorts, Wilks Bay is the best. Great hostility, the best food in Jamaica, and the privacy/secluded feel of a luxury villa. Hands down favorite place and home away from home. I will miss this place.

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I've never written a review on tripadvisor before but our excellent experience at Wilk's Bay has prompted this! We stayed a couple of nights as a family, 2 adults 2 young kids and from the moment we arrived James and Mary were tremendous, ensuring we had everything we needed. They truly go out of their way to make sure that... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Wilks Bay for five nights in July. We had such a wonderful time. Brenda, our housekeeper, cooked delious meals for us. Mary and John were perfect hosts, nothing was too much to ask for. Port Antonio is quiet but you can really enjoy the quietness and nature. I highly recommend French Cove just next door to pay... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Resort at Wilks Bay

Address: Drapers P A, Port Antonio, Jamaica
Region: Caribbean > Jamaica > Portland Parish > Port Antonio
Price Range: $362 - $1,118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Resort At Wilks Bay Jamaica/Port Antonio
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Port Antonio
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Port Antonio
#3 Romantic Hotel in Port Antonio
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“All good. Great views”
 of 5 bubbles JeffD875, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All apartments face out to the bay. We had the ground floor in a 2 storey.”
 of 5 bubbles Caribou4T, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms overlook the water and the pool!!”
 of 5 bubbles Ordeia, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Amazing ocean view just perfection”
 of 5 bubbles Jaynie1234, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Ackee7, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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